Seminole Canyon


brochure Seminole Canyon - Birds

Birds at Seminole Canyon State Park & Historic Site (SP&HS) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

SEMINOLE CANYON SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staff 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 ___ Gadwall ___ Green-winged Teal ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Ruddy Duck Grouse, Quail, and Allies ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ Scaled Quail Grebes ___ Pied-billed Grebe Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Inca Dove ___ Common Ground-Dove ___ White-winged Dove ___ Mourning Dove Cuckoos ___ Greater Roadrunner Nightjars ___ Lesser Nighthawk ___ Common Nighthawk ___ Common Poorwill Swifts ___ Chimney Swift ___ White-throated Swift Hummingbirds ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Cranes ___ Sandhill Crane Shorebirds ___ Killdeer ___ Least Sandpiper Herons, Ibis, and Allies ___ Great Blue Heron ___ Great Egret Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Black Vulture ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Osprey ___ Northern Harrier ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Harris’s Hawk ___ Swainson’s Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Owls ___ Great Horned Owl Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher Woodpeckers ___ Golden-fronted Woodpecker ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker Falcons and Caracaras ___ Crested Caracara ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Least Flycatcher ___ Black Phoebe ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Say’s Phoebe ___ Vermilion Flycatcher ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Shrikes ___ Loggerhead Shrike Cormorants and Anhingas ___ Neotropic Cormorant ___ Double-crested Cormorant Vireos ___ White-eyed Vireo ___ Bell’s Vireo Pelicans ___ American White Pelican Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Chihuahuan Raven ___ Common Raven Martins and Swallows ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow ___ Purple Martin ___ Tree Swallow ___ Bank Swallow ___ Barn Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow ___ Cave Swallow Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice ___ Black-crested Titmouse Penduline-Tits and Long-tailed Tits ___ Verdin ___ Bushtit Wrens ___ Rock Wren ___ Canyon Wren ___ House Wren ___ Bewick’s Wren ___ Cactus Wren Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher ___ Black-tailed Gnatcatcher Kinglets ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Thrushes ___ Hermit Thrush ___ American Robin Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Curve-billed Thrasher ___ Long-billed Thrasher ___ Sage Thrasher ___ Northern Mockingbird Starlings and Mynas ___ European Starling Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Finches and Allies ___ House Finch ___ Pine Siskin ___ Lesser Goldfinch New World Sparrows ___ Cassin’s Sparrow ___ Grasshopper Sparrow ___ Olive Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Clay-colored Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Brewer’s Sparrow ___ Black-throated Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Lark Bunting ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Canyon Towhee ___ Rufous-crowned Sparrow ___ Green-tailed Towhee ___ Spotted Towhee Yellow-breasted Chat ___ Yellow-breasted Chat Blackbirds ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird ___ Western Meadowlark ___ Eastern Meadowlark ___ Orchard Oriole ___ Hooded Oriole ___ Bullock’s Oriole ___ Scott’s Oriole ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Bronzed Cowbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Nashville Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Summer Tanager ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Pyrrhuloxia ___ Blue Grosbeak ___ Painted Bunting ___ Dickcissel © 2019 TPWD PWD CD P4501-0082M (5/19) Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. 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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