Bird Sightings in Berks County, Pennsylvania - 2016

The following birds were seen in Berks County, Pennsylvania in 2016. 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.

Among the contributors are: Dan Altif, Joe Beatrice, Dale Beitzel, Steve Fordyce, Ellen Grim, Kerry Grim, Russ Hoffman, Jack Holcomb, Holly Hartshorne, David Hughes, Sarah Hungerford, Dean Kendall, Ken Lebo, Rudy Keller, Katrina Knight, Ken Lebo, Peter Montgomery, Michael Schall, Joan Silagy, Mike Slater, Matt Spence, Bill Uhrich, Bruce Williams, Matt Wlasniewski, Peter and Jane Wolfe.
The list follows the checklist order of the American Ornithologists' Union.

Sightings in 2016    (245 species) 

Greater white-fronted goose
Snow goose
Ross' goose
Cackling goose
Canada goose
Mute swan
Trumpeter Swan
Tundra swan
Wood duck
Eurasian wigeon
American wigeon
American black duck
Blue-winged teal
Northern shoveler
Northern pintail
Green-winged teal
Ring-necked duck
Greater scaup
Lesser scaup
Surf scoter
White-winged scoter
Long-tailed duck
Common goldeneye
Hooded merganser
Common merganser
Red-breasted merganser
Ruddy duck
Ring-necked pheasant
Ruffed grouse
Wild turkey
Northern Bobwhite
Red-throated loon
Common loon
Pied-billed grebe
Horned grebe
Double-crested cormorant
American bittern
Great blue heron
Great egret
Little blue heron
Tricolored heron
Cattle egret
Green heron
Black-crowned night-heron
Glossy ibis
Black vulture
Turkey vulture
Mississippi kite
Bald eagle
Northern harrier
Sharp-shinned hawk
Cooper's hawk
Northern goshawk
Red-shouldered hawk
Broad-winged hawk
Red-tailed hawk
Rough-legged hawk
Golden eagle
American kestrel
Peregrine falcon
Virginia rail
Common moorhen
American coot
Sandhill crane
Semipalmated plover
Greater yellowlegs
Lesser yellowlegs
Solitary sandpiper
Spotted sandpiper
Upland sandpiper
Least sandpiper
Baird's sandpiper
Pectoral sandpiper
Short-billed dowitcher
Wilson's snipe
American woodcock
Bonaparte's gull
Ring-billed gull
Herring gull
Iceland gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Great black-backed gull
Caspian tern
Common tern
Forster's tern
Rock pigeon
Eurasian collared-dove
Mourning dove
Black-billed cuckoo
Yellow-billed cuckoo
Barn owl
Eastern screech-owl
Great horned owl
Barred owl
Northern saw-whet owl
Common nighthawk
Chimney swift
Ruby-throated hummingbird
Calliope 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
Pacific-slope flycatcher
Eastern phoebe
Great crested flycatcher
Eastern kingbird
White-eyed vireo
Yellow-throated vireo
Blue-headed vireo
Warbling vireo
Philadelphia vireo
Red-eyed vireo
Blue jay
American crow
Fish crow
Common raven
Horned lark
Purple martin
Tree swallow
Northern rough-winged swallow
Bank swallow
Cliff swallow
Barn swallow
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
Swainson's thrush
Hermit thrush
Wood thrush
American robin
Gray catbird
Northern mockingbird
Brown thrasher
European starling
American pipit
Cedar waxwin
Blue-winged warbler
Golden-winged warbler
Tennessee warbler
Orange-crowned 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
Connecticut warbler
Mourning warbler
Common yellowthroat
Hooded warbler
Wilson's warbler
Canada warbler
Yellow-breasted chat
Summer tanager
Scarlet tanager
Eastern towhee
American tree sparrow
Chipping sparrow
Clay-colored 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
Northern cardinal
Rose-breasted grosbeak
Blue grosbeak
Indigo bunting
Red-winged blackbird
Eastern meadowlark
Rusty blackbird
Common grackle
Brown-headed cowbird
Orchard oriole
Baltimore oriole
Purple Finch
House finch
Pine siskin
American goldfinch
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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