Text Box: q	Stilt Sandpiper
q	Short-billed Dowitcher
q	Long-billed Dowitcher
q	Common Snipe
q	American Woodcock

GULLS and TERNS

q	Laughing Gull
q	Bonaparte’s Gull
q	Ring-billed Gull
q	Herring Gull
q	Iceland Gull
q	Glaucous Gull
q	Great Black-backed Gull
q	Caspian Tern
q	Common Tern
q	Forster’s Tern
q	Black Tern

PIGEONS and DOVES

q	Rock Dove
q	Mourning Dove

CUCKOOS

q	Black-billed Cuckoo
q	Yellow-billed Cuckoo

BARN OWLS and TYPICAL OWLS

q	Barn Owl
q	Eastern Screech-Owl
q	Great Horned Owl
q	Snowy Owl
q	Barred Owl
q	Long-eared Owl
q	Short-eared Owl
q	Northern Saw-whet Owl

NIGHTJARS

q	Common Nighthawk
q	Whip-poor-will

SWIFTS and HUMMINGBIRDS

q	Chimney Swift
q	Ruby-throated Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS

q	Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS

q	Red-headed Woodpecker
q	Red-bellied Woodpecker
q	Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
q	Downy Woodpecker
q	Hairy Woodpecker
q	Northern Flicker
q	Pileated Woodpecker

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS

q	Olive-sided Flycatcher
q	Eastern Wood-Pewee
q	Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Text Box: Birds of the Central 
Susquehanna Valley 
Checklist and Field Card

The purpose of this card is to assist birders in recording their sightings while in the field.  This field card lists of 255 species of birds known to occur within the four-county region of Pennsylvania’s Central Susquehanna Valley: Snyder, Union, Northumberland, and Montour counties.  Species known to nest within the region are indicated in bold text. Extremely rare or accidental species are not included.  Please report details of rare birds not listed herein to the Seven Mountains Audubon Society, P.O. Box 389, Lewisburg, PA  17837.

Date:  				
Location: 			Notes:

LOONS	and GREBES		

q	Red-throated Loon
q	Common Loon
q	Pied-billed Grebe
q	Horned Grebe
q	Red-necked Grebe

CORMORANTS

q	Double-crested Cormorant

BITTERNS, HERONS, and EGRETS

q	American Bittern
q	Least Bittern
q	Great Blue Heron
q	Great Egret
q	Snowy Egret
q	Little Blue Heron
q	Cattle Egret
q	Green Heron
q	Black-crowned Night-Heron

NEW WORLD VULTURES

q	Black Vulture
q	Turkey Vulture

GEESE, SWANS, and DUCKS

q	Greater White-fronted Goose
q		Snow Goose
q	Canada Goose
q	Brant
q	Mute Swan
q	Tundra Swan
q	Wood Duck
q	Gadwall
q	American Wigeon
q	American Black Duck
q	Mallard
q	Blue-winged Teal
q	Northern Shoveler
q	Northern Pintail
q	Green-winged Teal
q	Canvasback
Text Box: q	Redhead
q	Ring-necked Duck
q	Greater Scaup
q	Lesser Scaup
q	Surf Scoter
q	White-winged Scoter
q	Black Scoter
q	Long-tailed Duck
q	Bufflehead
q	Common Goldeneye
q	Hooded Merganser
q	Common Merganser
q	Red-breasted Merganser
q	Ruddy Duck

OSPREY, EAGLES, HAWKS, and FALCONS

q	Osprey
q	Bald Eagle
q	Northern Harrier
q	Sharp-shinned Hawk
q	Cooper’s Hawk
q	Northern Goshawk
q	Red-shouldered Hawk
q	Broad-winged Hawk
q	Red-tailed Hawk
q	Rough-legged Hawk
q	Golden Eagle
q	American Kestrel
q	Merlin
q	Peregrine Falcon

PHEASANTS, GROUSE,  TURKEYS, and QUAIL

q	Ring-necked Pheasant
q	Ruffed Grouse
q	Wild Turkey
q	Northern Bobwhite

RAILS and COOTS

q	Virginia Rail
q	Sora
q	Common Moorhen
q	American Coot

PLOVERS and SANDPIPERS

q	Black-bellied Plover
q	American Golden-Plover
q	Semipalmated Plover
q	Killdeer
q	Greater Yellowlegs
q	Lesser Yellowlegs
q	Solitary Sandpiper
q	Spotted Sandpiper
q	Upland Sandpiper
q	Whimbrel
q	Ruddy Turnstone
q	Sanderling
q	Semipalmated Sandpiper
q	Western Sandpiper
q	Least Sandpiper
q	White-rumped Sandpiper
q	Baird’s Sandpiper
q	Pectoral Sandpiper
q	Dunlin