The 58 vocalizations (or other sounds) you should know (*and some which may be useful).Links are to USGS sites and may or may not include the vocalizations.For species where vocalizations are missing, use the normal course materials. Hereís a list of mnemonics for helping learn vocalizations.

 

  1. Grasslands
    1. Red-tailed Hawk
    2. American Goldfinch
    3. Field Sparrow
    4. Eastern Meadowlark
    5. Killdeer
    6. Northern Bobwhite
    7. Eastern Bluebird
    8. American Kestrel
    9. Eastern Kingbird
    10. Mourning Dove

 

  1. Grain Fields
    1. Bobolink*
    2. Red-winged Blackbird
    3. Mallard
    4. Canada Goose
    5. Wild Turkey

 

  1. Towns and Yards
    1. House Finch
    2. Black-capped Chickadee
    3. Tufted Titmouse
    4. Yellow Warbler
    5. Chipping Sparrow
    6. Eastern (Rufous-sided) Towhee
    7. Northern Cardinal
    8. American Robin
    9. Northern Mockingbird
    10. Gray Catbird
    11. Eastern Phoebe
    12. Downy Woodpecker
    13. Hairy Woodpecker
    14. Red-bellied Woodpecker
    15. Northern Flicker
    16. Blue Jay
    17. Brown-headed Cowbird
    18. White-breasted Nuthatch

 

  1. Shrubby Fields
    1. White-throated Sparrow
    2. Song Sparrow
    3. Common Yellowthroat

 

  1. Forest Edge
    1. Black-and-white Warbler
    2. Carolina Wren
    3. Great Crested Flycatcher
    4. Scarlet Tanager
    5. Red-eyed Vireo
    6. Yellow-billed Cuckoo

 

  1. Forest Interior
    1. Hooded Warbler*
    2. Black-throated Green Warbler*
    3. Eastern Wood-Pewee
    4. Broad-winged Hawk
    5. Ovenbird
    6. Wood Thrush
    7. Acadian Flycatcher
    8. Pileated Woodpecker
    9. Ruffed Grouse

 

  1. Wooded Streams
    1. Northern Parula
    2. Wood Duck
    3. Red-shouldered Hawk
    4. Belted Kingfisher
    5. Great Blue Heron

 

  1. Lakes and Ponds
    1. American Bittern

 

  1. Nocturnal
    1. Eastern Screech-Owl
    2. Whip-poor-will
    3. Barred Owl
    4. Great Horned Owl