Birds to watch for in Jackson Park

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2003 Count. Birding home. Jackson Park habitat and bird history and future.

 

 

In Jackson Park in the summer,
what birds should you watch for?

15
"guaranteed"
25
to watch for
Red-winged blackbird
Starling
Grackle
Crow
House sparrow
Canada goose
Mallard
Cardinal
Robin
Ring-billed gull
Rock dove (pigeon)
Barn swallow
Cliff swallow
Gray catbird
Green heron

Indigo bunting
Baltimore oriole
Yellow warbler
American redstart
Wood duck
Eastern kingbird
Great crested flycatcher
Song sparrow
Great blue heron
Warbling vireo
Brown thrasher
Downy woodpecker
House wren
Brown-headed cowbird
Caspian tern
Purple martin
Blue jay
Herring gull
Gaucous gull
Common flicker
Black-capped chickadee
Goldfinch
Brown creeper
Veery
Black-crowned night heron

All birds in this list have been spotted in the summer of 2002 between Wooded Island and the 63rd Street Beach.