Birds Seen in Lower Half of Trees

Common Name Scientific Name Look For These Markings Size
American Goldfinch Carduelis tristis Yellow above and below; black cap, wings & tail 5 1/4"
Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythrophthalmus Uniform brown above, gray below; long broad tail 11 3/4"
Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum Bright reddish brown above; spotted breast 11 1/2"
Common Yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas Yellow below; green back; black mask 5 1/4"
Eastern Bluebird Sialia sialis Blue above; brownish breast 7"
Gray Catbird Dumetella carolinensis Dark gray with black cap; undertail coverts chestnut; long black tail 8 1/2"
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos White wing patch conspicuous in flight; gray; white outer tail feathers 9-11"
Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens Yellow breast; green back gray head; white over eye 7 1/2"
Yellow-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus americanus Brown back; white breast; rufous in wings; large white spots at tip of black tail feather; slightly curved bill 11-13"
(1) All the sparrows, Thrushes, Grosbeaks, Wrens and Warblers are seen in the lower half of trees.


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