Checklist of Birds at Seawall Beach - Morse Mountain
and nearby Phippsburg (January 2008)

LEGEND
* Rare species (italicized)
     have been reported fewer than 5 times in the Seawall Beach – Phippsburg area.
B Breeds regularly
rb irregular breeder, only one or two isolated records

SWANS, GEESE & DUCKS
Snow Goose
Brant
Canada Goose B
Wood Duck B
American Wigeon
American Black Duck B
Mallard B
Blue-winged Teal rb
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal B
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck rb
Greater Scaup
King Eider
Common Eider B
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Black Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser B
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser rb

PHEASANTS, GROUSE & TURKEY
Ring-necked Pheasant rb
Ruffed Grouse B
Wild Turkey B

LOONS
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon

GREBES
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
*Western Grebe

SHEARWATERS
Manx Shearwater

STORM-PETRELS
Wilson’s Storm-Petrel

GANNETS
Northern Gannet

CORMORANTS
Double-crested Cormorant B
Great Cormorant

BITTERNS, HERONS & IBISES
American Bittern
Great Blue Heron B
Great Egret
Snowy Egret B
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
Green Heron B
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron rb
Glossy Ibis

AMERICAN VULTURES
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture rb

KITES, EAGLES & HAWKS
Osprey B
Bald Eagle B
Northern Harrier B
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk rb
Northern Goshawk rb
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk B
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk

FALCONS
American Kestrel rb
Merlin 
Peregrine Falcon

RAILS, GALLINULES & COOTS
Clapper Rail
Virginia Rail B
Sora B
Common Moorhen
American Coot

CRANES
Sandhill Crane

PLOVERS
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Wilson’s Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Piping Plover B
Killdeer B

OYSTERCATCHERS
American Oystercatcher

SANDPIPERS & PHALAROPES
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Willet B
Spotted Sandpiper B
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
Sanderling
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Purple Sandpiper
Dunlin
Curlew Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson’s Snipe rb
American Woodcock B
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope

JAEGERS, GULLS, TERNS & SKIMMER
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Laughing Gull B
Franklin's Gull
Little Gull
Black-headed Gull
Bonaparte’s Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull B
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous Gull
Great Black-backed Gull B
Black-legged Kittiwake
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern
Roseate Tern rb
Common Tern B
Arctic Tern rb
Forster’s Tern
Least Tern B
Black Tern
Black Skimmer

AUKS, MURRES & PUFFINS
Dovekie
Common Murre    
Thick-billed Murre
Razorbill
Black Guillemot B
Atlantic Puffin

PIGEONS & DOVES
Rock Pigeon B
Mourning Dove B

CUCKOOS
Black-billed Cuckoo B
Yellow-billed Cuckoo B

OWLS
Great Horned Owl B
Snowy Owl
Northern Hawk Owl
Barred Owl B
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl rb

GOATSUCKERS
Common Nighthawk B
Whip-poor-will rb

SWIFT
Chimney Swift B

HUMMINGBIRD
Ruby-throated Hummingbird B

KINGFISHER
Belted Kingfisher B

WOODPECKERS
Red-headed Woodpecker 
Red-bellied Woodpecker rb 
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker B
Downy Woodpecker B
Hairy Woodpecker B
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker B
Pileated Woodpecker B

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS
Olive-sided Flycatcher rb
Eastern Wood-Pewee B
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher B
Willow Flycatcher B
Least Flycatcher B
Eastern Phoebe B
Great Crested Flycatcher B
Western Kingbird
Eastern Kingbird B

SHRIKE
Northern Shrike

VIREOS
White-eyed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo B
Warbling Vireo B
Philadelphia Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo B

JAYS & CROWS
Blue Jay B
American Crow B
Fish Crow 
Common Raven B

LARK
Horned Lark

SWALLOWS
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow B
N. Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow
Cliff Swallow B
Barn Swallow B

CHICKADEES & TITMICE
Black-capped Chickadee B
Boreal Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse B

NUTHATCHES
Red-breasted Nuthatch B
White-breasted Nuthatch B

CREEPER
Brown Creeper B

WRENS
Carolina Wren rb
House Wren B
Winter Wren B
Marsh Wren rb

KINGLETS
Golden-crowned Kinglet B
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

GNATCATCHERS
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

THRUSHES
Eastern Bluebird rb
Veery rB
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Bicknell’s Thrush
Swainson’s Thrush B
Hermit Thrush B
Wood Thrush B
American Robin B

MIMIDS
Gray Catbird B
Northern Mockingbird B
Brown Thrasher rb

STARLING
European Starling B

PIPIT
American Pipit

WAXWINGS
Bohemian Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing B

WOOD-WARBLERS
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler rb
Northern Parula B
Yellow Warbler B
Chestnut-sided Warbler B
Magnolia Warbler B
Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler B
Black-throated Green Warbler B
Blackburnian Warbler B
Pine Warbler B
Prairie Warbler B
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler B
American Redstart B
Ovenbird B
Northern Waterthrush B
Connecticut Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Common Yellowthroat B
Wilson’s Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat

TANAGERS
Scarlet Tanager B

TOWHEES, SPARROWS & LONGSPURS
Eastern Towhee B
American Tree Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow B
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow B
Grasshopper Sparrow
Henslow’s Sparrow
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow B
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow B
Seaside Sparrow
Fox Sparrow 
Song Sparrow B
Lincoln’s Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow B
White-throated Sparrow B
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco B
Lapland Longspur
Snow Bunting

CARDINALS, GROSBEAKS & BUNTINGS
Northern Cardinal B
Rose-breasted Grosbeak B
Blue Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting rb
Dickcissel

BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES
Bobolink rb
Red-winged Blackbird B
Eastern Meadowlark rb
Rusty Blackbird 
Brewer’s Blackbird
Common Grackle B
Brown-headed Cowbird B
Orchard Oriole 
Baltimore Oriole B

FINCHES
Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch B
House Finch B
Red Crossbill rb
White-winged Crossbill rb
Common Redpoll
Hoary Redpoll
Pine Siskin B
American Goldfinch B
Evening Grosbeak

OLD WORLD SPARROWS
House Sparrow B

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