lunetta Explorer Bags – explore birds

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Mr. Lunetta Explorer Bag patch.
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Over 400 species of birds have been seen in Westchester County!

The links below will help you explore local birds including how get started birding: learn how to ID local birds, learn about bird sounds, and find out what birds are seen in Westchester County.

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top thirty westchester birds

Here are thirty bird species most often seen in Westchester. Can you find all thirty of these birds in Westchester County? Use the Bird ID cards in the Explorer Bag and/or the highlighted links below to learn more about these birds. [N = birds only seen during the spring-summer nesting season.]

  1. Canada Goose
  2. Mallard
  3. Bufflehead
  4. Double-crested Cormorant
  5. Great Blue Heron
  6. Turkey Vulture
  7. Osprey [N]
  8. Bald Eagle
  9. Red-tailed Hawk
  10. Killdeer
  11. Ring-billed Gull
  12. Mourning Dove
  13. Red-bellied Woodpecker
  14. Downy Woodpecker
  15. Blue Jay
  16. American Crow
  17. Tree Swallow [N]
  18. Black-capped Chickadee
  19. Tufted Titmouse
  20. White-breasted Nuthatch
  21. House Wren [N]
  22. Carolina Wren
  23. Eastern Bluebird
  24. American Robin
  25. Gray Catbird
  26. Northern Mockingbird
  27. Yellow Warbler [N]
  28. Song Sparrow
  29. Northern Cardinal
  30. American Goldfinch

Westchester early spring bird sounds

Many bird species live in Westchester year around and these are often the earliest bird sounds we hear in spring or even late winter. Click on a bird's name to link to its song on the web site.

  1. Red-tailed Hawk
  2. Mourning Dove
  3. Great Horned Owl - calls all winter too!
  4. Black-capped Chickadee
  5. Tufted Titmouse
  6. White-breasted Nuthatch
  7. Carolina Wren - also sings in winter
  8. American Robin - some Robins overwinter
  9. Song Sparrow
  10. Northern Cardinal

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