There are more than 275 species of birds that are residents, seasonal or pass through the Naugatuck River Watershed each year, thus the following is a summarized list of the most common birds.
Large & Medium Size Birds
Bitterns, Cormorants, Crows, Doves, Ducks, Eagles, Egrets, Falcons, Geese, Gulls, Grebes, Hawks, Herons, Loons, Osprey, Owls, Ravens, Rails, Swans, Vultures,
Land Game Birds
Grouse, Pheasant, Quail, Wild Turkey, Woodcock,
Likely to be seen on, in and/or by water:
Kingfishers, Bitterns, Cormorants, Ducks, Eagles, Egrets, Geese, Gulls, Grebes, Herons, Loons, Swans, Osprey,
Popular “Song” Birds
Bluebird, Bobolink, Cardinal, Catbird, Cedar Waxwing, Chickadees, Finches, Flicker, Flycatchers, Grackles, Grosbeaks, Killdeer, Mockingbird, Nighthawk, Nuthatches, Sparrows, Swallows, Tanagers, Water thrush, Warblers, Whip-poor-will, Woodpeckers, Wrens,
Photos by Joseph Savarese
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