List of Birds in Spotted Woodpecker

Pheucticus ludovicianus

The rose-breasted grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) is a large, seed-eating grosbeak in the cardinal family (Cardinalidae).

Prunella collaris

This is a robin sized bird at 15-17.5 cm in length, slightly larger than its relative, the dunnock.

Pyrrhocorax graculus

The Alpine chough, is a member of the crow family.

Corvus brachyrhynchos

The American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) is a large passerine bird species of the family Corvidae. It is a common bird found throughout much of North America.

Spinus tristis

The American goldfinch (Spinus tristis) is a small North American bird in the finch family.

Turdus migratorius

The American robin (Turdus migratorius) is a migratory songbird of the true thrush genus and Turdidae, the wider thrush family.

Recurvirostra avosetta
Merops apiaster

This species, like other bee-eaters, is a richly-coloured, slender bird. It has brown and yellow upper parts, whilst the wings are green and the beak is black.

Chlidonias niger
Poecile atricapillus

The black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) is a small, nonmigratory, North American songbird that lives in deciduous and mixed forests. It is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae.

Turdus merula

A medium sized bird that, as might be expected, is black , although the female is brown

Sylvia atricapilla

The blackcap is a mainly grey warbler with distinct male and female plumages. It has a beautiful rich warbling song.

Cyanocitta cristata

The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to eastern North America.

Fringilla montifringilla

Very similar to a chaffinch, the male brambling has a black head in summer, and an orange breast with white belly. When flying, its white rump is visible.

Pyrrhula pyrrhula

The bullfinch is a bulky bull-headed bird.

Emberiza cirlus

The cirl bunting is like a small yellowhammer, 15-16.5 cm in length (wing-span 22-22.5 cm) with a thick seed-eater's bill.

Emberiza calandra
Emberiza schoeniclus
Plectrophenax nivalis)
Buteo buteo

The common buzzard is a medium-to-large bird of prey whose range covers most of Europe and extends into Asia.

Buteo lagopus

Closely related to the common buzzard, the rough legged is distinguished by its white tail band, conspicuous when flying.

Branta canadensis

The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body.

Tetrao urogallus

The capercaillie is the largest member of the grouse family.  The species shows extreme sexual dimorphism, with the male twice the size of the female.

Fringilla coelebs

A ground feeding bird with a consipcuous orange breast and white rump when it flies. The chaffinch is very common in northern Europe.

Phylloscopus collybita

The chiffchaff is a common and widespread leaf warbler which breeds in open woodlands throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia.


Quiscalus quiscula

The common grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) is a large icterid found in large numbers through much of North America.

Fulica atra
Fulica cristata
Phalacrocorax carbo

A large and conspicuous waterbird, the cormorant has an almost primitive appearance with its long neck making it appear almost reptilian. It is often seen standing with its wings held out to dry.

Grus grus
Loxia curvirostra
Corvus corone

A medium sized, all black bird that is easy to confuse with a rook. Crows have a bad reputation, being a pest to farmers, and appearing in horror stories such as "The Birds".

Corvus cornix

Except for the head, throat, wings, tail, and thigh feathers, which are black and mostly glossy, the plumage is ash-grey, the dark shafts giving it a streaky appearance.

Cuculus canorus

The common cuckoo is 32–34 centimetres long from bill to tail (with a tail of 13–15 centimetres and a wingspan of 55–60 centimetres. The legs are short.

Numenius arquata
Burhinus oedicnemus
Junco hyemalis

The dark-eyed junco (Junco hyemalis) is a species of junco, a group of small, grayish New World sparrows.

Cinclus cinclus

The white-throated dipper is about 18 centimetres (7.1 in) long, rotund and short tailed.

Streptopelia decaocto

It is a medium-sized dove, distinctly smaller than the wood pigeon, similar in length to a rock pigeon but slimmer and longer-tailed,

Columba livia
Columba oenas
Dryobates pubescens

The downy woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) is a species of woodpecker, the smallest in North America.

Anas platyrhynchos domesticus

Most domestic ducks, except the Muscovy  are a sub species of the Mallard

Marmaronetta angustirostris
Cairina moschata
Aythya fuligula

The adult male is all black except for white flanks and a blue-grey bill with gold-yellow eyes. It has an obvious head tuft that gives the species its name.

Calidris alpina
Prunella modularis
Hieraaetus pennatus, also classified as Aquila pennata
Haliaeetus albicilla
Bubulcus ibis

The cattle egret is a stocky heron with an 88–96 cm wingspan; it is 46–56 cm long. It has a relatively short, thick neck, a sturdy bill, and a hunched posture.

Ardea alba

The great egret, also known as the common egretlarge egret or great white heron, is a large, widely distributed egret, with fou

Egretta garzetta
Somateria mollissima

The common eider is both the largest of the four eider species and the largest duck found in Europe and in North America.

Coccothraustes vespertinus

The evening grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) is a passerine bird in the finch family Fringillidae found in North America.

Falco eleonorae

Eleonora's falcon is an elegant bird of prey, 36–42 cm (14–17 in) long with an 87–104 cm (34–41 in) wingspan.

Falco vespertinus

This is a medium-small, long-winged species. The adult male is all blue-grey, except for his red undertail and legs; its underwings are uniformly grey.

Falco cherug

A falconer's bird, the saker falcon (Falco cherrug) is a large species of falcon.

Turdus pilaris

The fieldfare is 25 cm (10 in) long, with a grey crown, neck and rump, a plain brown back, dark wings and tail and white underwings. The breast and flanks are heavily spotted.

Montifringilla nivalis

Snow finches are stocky sparrows 13.5–17 centimetres in length, with strong conical bills.

Regulus ignicapilla
Phoenicopterus roseus

Most of the plumage is pinkish-white, but the wing coverts are red and the primary and secondary flight feathers are black.

Ficedula albicollis
Muscicapa striata
Fulmarus glacialis
Mareca strepera

The gadwall is 46–56 cm long with a 78–90 cm wingspan.

Morus bassanus
Spatula querquedula
Limosa lapponica
Limosa limosa
Regulus regulus

The Goldcrest has greenish upper-parts, whitish under-parts, and has two white wingbars.

Bucephala clangula
Carduelis carduelis

A brightly coloured finch with a red face and yellow wing patch. Sociable, often breeding in colonies, they have a loverly liquid twittering song and call.

Mergus merganser

It is 58–72 cm long. Males average slightly larger than females but with some overlap.

Branta leucopsis

The barnacle goose is a medium-sized goose, 55–70 cm long, with a wingspan of 130–145 cm and a body mass of 1.21–2.23 kg. It has a white face and black head, neck, and upper breast.

Branta canadensis
Anser anser domesticus

European domestic geese are domesticated greylag geese kept as poultry for their meat, eggs, and down feathers since ancient times.

Alopochen aegyptiaca

It swims well, and in flight looks heavy, more like a goose than a duck, hence the English name. It is 63–73 cm long.

Anser anser

The greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey geese of the genus Anser. It has a rotund, bulky body, a thick and long neck, and a large head and bill.

Anser brachyrhynchus
Branta ruficollis
Podiceps cristatus
Tachybaptus ruficollis

Also known as a Dabchick

Chloris chloris

The greenfinch is 15 cm long with a wing span of 24.5 to 27.5 cm .

Tringa nebularia
Lagopus lagopus scotica

The red grouse, is a medium-sized bird which is found in heather moorland in Great Britain and Ireland. The red grouse is differentiated from the 

Uria aalge

The common guillemot (Uria aalge) is a large auk.

Ichthyaetus audouinii
Chroicocephalus ridibundus

This gull is 38–44 cm long with a 94–105 cm wingspan. In flight, the white leading edge to the wing is a good field mark.

Larus canus

The common gull is a small version of the herring gull, with greenish legs and a yellow bill. Despite its name, it is not as common as the herring gull.

Larus hyperboreus)
Larus argentatus

A large seagull common around the coasts of Europe

Ichthyaetus melanocephalus