Birds Found Near Streams and Ponds

Common Name Scientific Name Look For These Markings Size
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon Blue-gray above with crest; broad gray breastband; large bill and large head 13"
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis Yellow breast; gray black spotted necklace 5 1/2"
Eastern Phoebe Sayornis phoebe Gray-brown; black bill; whitish belly 6 1/2-7"
Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens Gray-brown; two narrow white wing bars; similar to Eastern Phoebe 6-6 1/2"
Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla Whitish below; white eyebrow stripe; striped underparts; brown back 6"
Northern Waterthrush Seiurus noveboracensis Creamy to pale yellow eyebrow stripe; yellowish striped underparts; brown back 6"
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Olive above; yellow below; dark long tail 4 3/4"
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes Round, small, dark wren; stubby tail; light line over eye; dark heavily barred belly 4"
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Yellow below; green back; yellow crown; brown strips; on sides 5"
(1) Swallows and Flycatchers can be found near streams and ponds.


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