Dynamic Dunes Bird Collection

Below is a list of birds in our collection. You may view the birds we have found from Presque Isle or birds we found from other locations throughout Pennsylvania. The lists can be sorted by clicking on the column heading.

Qualified researchers may apply for a user ID and password for detailed collection information by sending an email to dunes@psu.edu.

OrderFamilyFamily Common NameSpeciesAuthorSpecies Common NameCountyCollection Count
AnseriformesAnatidaeDucksAythya valisineriaA. WilsonCanvasback DuckErie1
ApodiformesTrochilidaeHummingbirdsArchilochus colubris(Linnaeus)Ruby-throated HummingbirdErie1
CharadriiformesCharadriidaeAvocets, Oystercatchers, Plovers, StiltsCharadrius melodusOrdPiping PloverErie1
CharadriiformesLaridaeGulls, TernsSterna hirundoLinnaeusCommon TernErie1
CharadriiformesScolopacidaeSandpipersScolopax minorGmelinAmerican WoodcockErie1
CoraciiformesAlcedinidaeKingfishersMegaceryle alcyon(Linnaeus)Belted KingfisherErie1
PasseriformesCardinalidaeCardinal-grosbeaksCardinalis cardinalis(Linnaeus)Northern CardinalErie2
PasseriformesCorvidaeCrows, Jays, MagpiesCyanocitta cristataLinnaeusBlue JayErie1
PasseriformesEmberizidaeAmerican SparrowsMelospiza melodia(A. Wilson)Song SparrowErie1
PasseriformesEmberizidaeAmerican SparrowsZonotrichia albicollis(Gmelin)White-throated SparrowErie2
PasseriformesHirundinidaeSwallowsProgne subis(Linnaeus)Purple MartinErie3
PasseriformesIcteridaeBlackbirdsAgelaius phoeniceusLinnaeusRed Winged BlackbirdErie1
PasseriformesIcteridaeBlackbirdsIcterus galbula(Linnaeus)Baltimore OrioleErie2
PasseriformesIcteridaeBlackbirdsQuiscalus quiscula(Linnaeus)Common GrackleErie1
PasseriformesMimidaeMockingbirdsDumetella carolinensis(Linnaeus)Gray CatbirdErie3
PasseriformesParidaeChickadees, TitmicePoecile atricapillus(Linnaeus)Black-capped ChickadeeErie2
PasseriformesParulidaeNew World WarblersGeothlypis trichas(Linnaeus)Common YellowthroatErie1
PasseriformesParulidaeNew World WarblersOreothlypis peregrina(A. Wilson)Tennessee WarblerErie1
PasseriformesParulidaeNew World WarblersOreothlypis ruficapilla(A. Wilson)Nashville WarblerErie1
PasseriformesParulidaeNew World WarblersSetophaga coronata(Linnaeus)Yellow-rumped WarblerErie1
PasseriformesParulidaeNew World WarblersSetophaga palmarum(J. F. Gmelin)Palm WarblerErie1
PasseriformesRegulidaeKingletsRegulus satrapaLichtensteinGolden-crowned KingletErie2
PasseriformesSittidaeNuthatchesSitta carolinensisLathamWhite-breasted NuthatchErie1
PasseriformesSturnidaeStarlingsSturnus vulgarisLinnaeusEuropean StarlingErie1
PasseriformesTurdidaeThrushesHylocichla mustelina(J.F. Gmelin)Wood ThrushErie1
PasseriformesTurdidaeThrushesSialia sialis(Linnaeus)Eastern BluebirdErie1
PasseriformesTurdidaeThrushesTurdus migratoriusLinnaeusAmerican RobinErie2
PodicipediformesPodicipedidaeGrebesPodiceps auritus(Linnaeus)Horned GrebeErie1
StrigiformesCaprimulgidaeNightjarsAntrostomus vociferus(A. Wilson)Whip-poor-willErie1
StrigiformesStrigidaeTypical OwlsAegolius acadicus(Gmelin)Northern Saw-whet OwlErie1
StrigiformesStrigidaeTypical OwlsMegascops asio(Linnaeus)Eastern Screech OwlErie1