Eyes of Paint Branch

Conservation, Education, and Action for the Paint Branch and Its Watershed

Inventory of Biodiversity and Significant Habitats in the Paint Branch Watershed

By John M. Parrish, Field Botanist/Ecologist

2.1 Forest-Dependent Birds

Common Name Latin Name When Present
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus W
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus P
Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus N
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus N
Barred Owl Strix varia P
Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubrus N
Red-bellied Woodpecker Melanerpes carolinus P
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus P
Pileated Woodpecker Dryocopus pileatus P
Wood Pewee Contopus virens N
Acadian Flycatcher Epidonax virescens N
Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus N
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus N
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta caroliniensis P
Brown Creeper Certhis americana P
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes W
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa W
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher Polioptila caerula N
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus W
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina N
Northern Parula Warbler Parula americana N
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus P
Black and White Warbler Mniotilta varia N
American Redstart Setaphaga ruticilla N
Ovenbird Seiurus aurocapillus N
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla N
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus N
Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea N


W = Winter resident only
N = Neotropical Migrant (April-Oct.)
P = Permanent resident (year round)