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Birds of field and forest abound throughout the year at the Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. The brochure, Birds of Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, contains a checklist of the 184 species recorded in the park to date.

List of endangered bird species:

Common Name Scientific Name
Endangered Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus
Least Bittern Ixobrychus exilis
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
King Rail Rallus elegans
Common Tern Sterna hirundo
Henslow’s Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentilis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Seaside Sparrow Ammodramus maritimus
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Kentucky Warbler Oporornis formosus
Threatened Yellow-breasted Chat Icteria virens
Common Barn Owl Tyto alba
Common Raven Corvus corax
American Woodcock Scolopax minor
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow Ammodramus caudacutus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Special Concern Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Whip-poor-will Caprimulgus vociferous
American Black Duck Anas rubripes
Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
Prairie Warbler Dendroica discolor
Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus
Canada Warbler Wilsonia canadensis