Birds and other wildlife seen or heard on our
Venture to Graham County, NC

Snowbird Lodge, Stecoah Gap, Cherohala Skyway, Lake Santeetlah,

Talullah Wetlands and other great birding locations in N.C.

April 28 - May 4, 2012




Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
Turkey Vulture
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ruffed Grouse
Wild Turkey
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Heard)
Barred Owl (Heard)
Chimney Swift
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Eastern Phoebe
Acadian Flycatcher (Heard)
Least Flycatcher
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Eastern Phoebe
Eastern Kingbird
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
Tree Swallow



Blue Jay
American Crow
Northern Raven
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Heard)
Brown Creeper
Carolina Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Eastern Bluebird
Swainson’s Thrush
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Gray Catbird (Heard)
Brown Thrasher
Cedar Waxwing
Blue-headed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
White-eyed Vireo
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow Warbler (Heard)
Nashville Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Magnolia Warbler

Cape May Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Palm Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Cerulean Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler
American Redstart
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Common Yellowthroat
Kentucky Warbler
Hooded Warbler
Canada Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat
Scarlet Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Indigo Bunting
Blue Grosbeak
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow (Heard)
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Baltimore Oriole
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow



Total: 101 species


Other Creatures




Pipevine Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Zebra Swallowtail
West Virginia White
Checkered White
Cloudless Sulphur
Little Yellow
Red Admiral
American Snout
Variegated Fritillary
Gulf Fritillary
Mourning Cloak
Spring Azure
Red-banded Hairstreak
Pearl Crescent
Silvery Checkerspot
Gemmed Satyr
Northern Pearly-eye
Silver-spotted Skipper
Zabulon Skipper
Juvenal’s Duskywing

Dreamy Duskywing


Mammals and other Critters

Gray Squirrel
Eastern Chipmunk
Eastern Garter-Snake
Ring-necked Snake
American Toad
Five-lined Skink
Gray Treefrog (Heard)
Green Frog (Heard)