Martin Creek Lake


brochure Martin Creek Lake - Birds

Bird Checklist for Martin Creek Lake State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

MARTIN CREEK LAKE SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staf and volunteers have used previous checklists as well as eBird data to compile these lists. This list should not be used as a comprehensive list of birds seen in this park. Please help us protect the natural avian communities by refraining from using playback tapes of bird songs. Thank you for your cooperation. Waterfowl Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Canada Goose ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Wood Duck ___ Great Egret ___ Blue-winged Teal ___ Snowy Egret ___ Northern Shoveler ___ Little Blue Heron ___ Gadwall ___ Cattle Egret ___ Mallard ___ Green Heron ___ Ring-necked Duck ___ Lesser Scaup Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Black Vulture ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Osprey Pigeons and Doves ___ Mississippi Kite ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Northern Harrier ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Mourning Dove ___ Bald Eagle Cuckoos ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo Swifs ___ Chimney Swif Hummingbirds ___ Ruby-throated Hummingbird ___ Red-shouldered Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Kingfshers ___ Belted Kingfsher Woodpeckers ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ Red-headed Woodpecker ___ American Coot ___ Red-bellied Woodpecker Shorebirds ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Killdeer ___ Hairy Woodpecker ___ Least Sandpiper ___ Pileated Woodpecker ___ Wilson’s Snipe ___ Northern Flicker ___ Spotted Sandpiper Falcons and Caracaras ___ Greater Yellowlegs ___ American Kestrel Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ___ Ring-billed Gull Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Forster’s Tern ___ Eastern Wood-Pewee Cormorants and Anhingas ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Double-crested Cormorant ___ Great Crested Flycatcher ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Eastern Kingbird Pelicans ___ American White Pelican ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Vireos ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ Yellow-throated Vireo ___ Blue-headed Vireo ___ Red-eyed Vireo Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Blue Jay ___ American Crow ___ Fish Crow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Carolina Chickadee ___ Tufed Titmouse Martins and Swallows Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Wagtails and Pipits ___ American Pipit Finches, Euphonias, and Allies ___ House Finch ___ American Goldfnch New World Sparrows ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow ___ Fox Sparrow ___ Purple Martin ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Barn Swallow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Clif Swallow ___ Savannah Sparrow Kinglets ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ Song Sparrow ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Swamp Sparrow Nuthatches ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch ___ Eastern Towhee Blackbirds ___ White-breasted Nuthatch ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ Brown-headed Nuthatch ___ Orchard Oriole Treecreepers ___ Brown Creeper Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Wrens ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ House Wren ___ Black-and-white Warbler ___ Winter Wren ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Carolina Wren ___ Pine Warbler ___ Bewick’s Wren ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Starlings and Mynas ___ Yellow-throated Warbler ___ European Starling Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Brown Thrasher ___ Northern Mockingbird Thrushes ___ Eastern Bluebird Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Indigo Bunting ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel ___ Hermit Thrush ___ Wood Thrush ___ American Robin © 2022 TPWD PWD CD P4507-0111M (3/22) TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.

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