Bird Sightings in Berks County, Pennsylvania - 2004

The following birds were seen in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 2004. This report was provided by Ken Lebo, past president of the Baird Ornithological Club. The Baird Ornithological club sponsors many birding walks throughout the year. These walks and monthly lectures can be found at the web page highlighted above. There were two new county records - western grebe and McGillivray's wabler!
Among the contributors are: Ken Lebo, Joe Beatrice, Bob and Ruth Cook, Huey and Jane Evangelista, Greg George, Allen Jennings Rudy Keller, Arlene Koch, Bernie Morris, Kerry Grim, Peter Saenger, Sue Schmoyer, Kathy Sieminski,  Joan Silagy, Lee Simpson,  Matt Spence, Todd Watkins,  Scott Weidelsaul, Matt Wlasniewski, and David Hughes. 
The list follows the checklist order of the American Ornithologists' Union.

Sightings in 2004    (240 species)

Red-throated loon
Common loon
Pied-billed grebe
Horned grebe
Red-necked grebe
Double-crested cormorant
American bittern
Least bittern
Great blue heron
Great egret
Cattle egret
Green heron
Black-crowned night-heron
Glossy Ibis
Tundra swan
Mute swan
Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow goose
Canada goose
Cackling goose
Wood duck
Green-winged teal
American black duck
Northern pintail
Blue-winged teal
Northern shoveler
American wigeon
Ring-necked duck
Greater scaup
Lesser scaup
Long-tailed duck
Common goldeneye
Hooded merganser
Common merganser
Red-breasted merganser
Ruddy duck
Black vulture
Turkey vulture
Mississippi kite
Bald eagle
Northern harrier
Sharp-shinned hawk
Cooper's hawk
Northern goshawk
Red-shouldered hawk
Broad-winged hawk
Swainson's hawk
Red-tailed hawk
Rough-legged hawk
Golden eagle
American kestrel
Peregrine falcon
Ring-necked pheasant
Ruffed grouse
Wild turkey
Virginia rail
Common moorhen
American coot
Sandhill crane
Semipalmated plover
Greater yellowlegs
Lesser yellowlegs
Solitary sandpiper
Spotted sandpiper
Semipalmated sandpiper
Least sandpiper
White-rumped sandpiper
Pectoral sandpiper
Common snipe
American woodcock
Red-necked phalarope
Laughing gull
Bonaparte's gull
Ring-billed gull
Herring gull
Iceland gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Glaucous gull
Great black-backed gull
Caspian tern
Forster's tern
Black tern
Rock dove
Mourning dove
Black-billed cuckoo
Yellow-billed cuckoo
Barn owl
Eastern screech owl
Great horned owl
Barred owl
Long-eared owl
Short-eared owl
Northern saw-whet owl
Common nighthawk
Chimney swift
Ruby-throated hummingbird
Rufous hummingbird
Belted kingfisher
Red-headed woodpecker
Red-bellied woodpecker
Yellow-bellied sapsucker
Downy woodpecker
Hairy woodpecker
Northern flicker
Pileated woodpecker
Olive-sided flycatcher
Eastern wood-pewee
Yellow-bellied flycatcher
Acadian flycatcher
Alder flycatcher
Willow flycatcher
Least  flycatcher
Eastern phoebe
Great crested flycatcher
Eastern kingbird
Horned lark
Purple martin
Tree swallow
N. rough-winged swallow
Bank swallow
Cliff swallow
Barn swallow
Blue jay
American crow
Fish crow
Common raven
Carolina chickadee
Black-capped chickadee
Tufted titmouse
Red-breasted nuthatch
White-breasted nuthatch
Brown creeper
Carolina wren
House wren
Winter wren
Marsh wren
Golden-crowned kinglet
Ruby-crowned kinglet
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
Eastern bluebird
Gray-cheeked thrush
Bicknell's thrush
Swainson's thrush
Hermit thrush
Wood thrush
American robin
Gray catbird
Northern mockingbird
Brown thrasher
European starling
American pipit
Cedar waxwing
Loggerhead shrike
White-eyed vireo
Blue-headed vireo
Yellow-throated vireo
Warbling vireo
Philadelphia vireo
Red-eyed vireo
Blue-winged warbler
Tennessee warbler
Nashville warbler
Northern parula
Yellow warbler
Chestnut-sided warbler
Magnolia warbler
Cape May warbler
Black-throated blue warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
Black-throated green warbler
Blackburnian warbler
Yellow-throated warbler
Pine warbler
Prairie warbler
Palm warbler
Bay-breasted warbler
Blackpoll warbler
Cerulean warbler
Black-and-white warbler
American redstart
Worm-eating warbler
Northern waterthrush
Louisiana waterthrush
Kentucky warbler
Mourning warbler
Common yellowthroat
Hooded warbler
Wilson's warbler
Canada warbler
Yellow-breasted chat
Scarlet tanager
Northern cardinal
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Blue grosbeak
Indigo bunting
Eastern towhee
American tree sparrow
Chipping sparrow
Field sparrow
Vesper sparrow
Savannah sparrow
Grasshopper sparrow
Fox sparrow
Song sparrow
Lincoln's sparrow
Swamp sparrow
White-throated sparrow
White-crowned sparrow
Dark-eyed junco
Lapland longspur
Snow bunting
Red-winged blackbird
Eastern meadowlark
Rusty blackbird
Common grackle
Brown-headed cowbird
Orchard oriole
Baltimore oriole
Purple Finch
House finch
White-winged crossbill
Common redpoll
Pine siskin
American goldfinch
Evening grosbeak
House sparrow
Sightings in 2000 (255)
Sightings in 2001 (245)
Sightings in 2002 (236)
Sightings in 2003 (251)
Sightings in 2004 (240)
Sightings in 2005 (260
Sightings in 2006 (253)
Sightings in 2007 (253)
Sightings in 2008 (251)
Sightings in 2009 (249)
Sightings in 2010 (250)
Sightings in 2011 (261)
Sightings in 2012 (262)
Sightings in 2013 (262)
Sightings in 2014 (262)
Sightings in 2015 (245)
Sightings in 2016 (245)
Sightings in 2017 (243)
Sightings in 2018 (250)
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