Birds Seen on Tree Trunks and Large Limbs

Common Name Scientific Name Look For These Markings Size
Black-and-white Warbler Mniotilta varia Black and white streaked; striped crown 5 1/4"
Black-capped Chickadee Parus atricapillus Black crown and throat; gray back 5 1/4"
Blackpoll Warbler Dendroica striata Black and white streaked; black crown 5 1/4"
Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus Underparts and face yellow, two white wing bars; narrow black mark through eyes 4 1/2-5"
Brown Creeper Certhia americana Streaked brown and white; curved bill; climbs up trees 5 1/2"
Carolina Chickadee Poecile carolinensis Black cap and bib; white cheeks; no white edgings on wing coverts 4 3/4"
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor Gray-brown; broad white bar on pointed wings; male has white throat and white bar across tail 9 1/2"
Downy Woodpecker Picoides pubescens White back, small bill; white throat and belly; male has red patch on back of head; checkered and spotted with black and white; smaller than Hairy Woodpecker 6 1/2"
Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa Orange crown edged with black; greenish back 4"
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus White back; large bill; checkered and spotted with black and white; larger than Downy Woodpecker; white throat and belly; male has red patch on back of head 9 1/2"
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus Barred brown back; spotted underparts; black crescent bib; white rump 12 1/2"
Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus White wing bars; breast streaked; back unstreaked; white tail corners; yellow breast 5-5 1/2"
Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis Broad black line through eye with white line above; underparts washed rusty 4 1/2"
Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus Head entirely red; solid black back, white rump; large square white patches on wing 8 1/2-9 1/2"
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Concealed red patch on crown; greenish back 4 1/4"
Tufted Titmouse Baeolophus bicolor Blackish forehead; gray upperparts; light gray underparts; crest 6 1/2"
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferus Rounded wings; long tail; mottled gray- brown all over 9 3/4"
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis Black crown; gray back; climbs down trees 6"
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus Bold dark stripes on buffy head; brownish- olive upperparts; buffy underparts; long spikelike bill 5 1/4"
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Sphyrapicus varius Male red throat and chin, white in female; red forecrown on black and white head; white rump; large white wing patch; yellowish underparts; black back 8 1/2"

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