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variable birds
Species Date Place
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
camera icon Greater White-fronted Goose Jan. 2017 Rockingham Memorial Hospital
camera icon Snow Goose Mar. 2014 Rockingham Memorial Hospital
camera icon Ross's Goose Feb. 2016 east of Staunton, VA
Brant
Barnacle Goose
Cackling Goose
camera icon Canada Goose May 2012 Ridgeview Park, Waynesboro
camera icon Mute Swan
camera icon Trumpeter Swan Feb. 2015 Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
camera icon Tundra Swan Feb. 2015 Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
camera icon Wood Duck July 2008 Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton, VA
camera icon Gadwall Jan. 2014 Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
camera icon American Wigeon Mar. 2014 McCormick's Mill
camera icon American Black Duck Leonard's Pond
camera icon Mallard
camera icon Blue-winged Teal May 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Cinnamon Teal July 2014 Bosque del Apache, NM
camera icon Northern Shoveler Mar. 2014 McCormick's Mill
camera icon Northern Pintail Jan. 2015 North River, Bridgewater, VA
camera icon Green-winged Teal
camera icon Canvasback Jan. 2015 airport Pond, Waynesboro, VA
camera icon Redhead Jan. 2014 Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
camera icon Ring-necked Duck Mar. 2014 Lake Shenandoah, VA
camera icon Greater Scaup Mar. 2014 Lake Shenandoah, VA
camera icon Lesser Scaup Mar. 2013 Target pond, Waynesboro, VA
Surf Scoter
camera icon White-winged Scoter Feb. 2014 airport pond, Waynesboro, VA
camera icon Black Scoter Nov. 2014 Ches. Bay Bridge-Tunnel
camera icon Long-tailed Duck Willow Lake, Raphine, VA
camera icon Bufflehead Feb. 2014 airport pond, Waynesboro, VA
camera icon Common Goldeneye Feb. 2015 North River, Bridgewater, VA
camera icon Hooded Merganser Mar. 2014 N. of Blue Grass, Highland Co.
camera icon Common Merganser Mar. 2015 North River, Bridgewater, VA
camera icon Red-breasted Merganser Mar. 2014 Lake Shenandoah
camera icon Ruddy Duck Dec. 2014 Stuarts Draft, VA
camera icon Ring-necked Pheasant Aug. 2010 Clay Co., SD
camera icon Ruffed Grouse June 2013 Elliott's Knob, Aug. Co.
camera icon Wild Turkey
camera icon Northern Bobwhite Bell's Lane
Red-throated Loon
camera icon Common Loon Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
camera icon Pied-billed Grebe Oct. 2016 Willow Lake, Raphine
camera icon Horned Grebe Mar. 2015 Invista Pond, Waynesboro
camera icon Red-necked Grebe Mar. 2014 Lake Shenandoah, VA
Eared Grebe
American Flamingo
Black-capped Petrel
White-tailed Tropicbird
Wood Stork
camera icon Double-crested Cormorant Oct. 2016 Invista Pond, Waynesboro
Anhinga
~ camera icon American White Pelican Aug. 2011 near Waubay, SD
camera icon Brown Pelican Nov. 2014 Ches. Bay Bridge-Tunnel
American Bittern
Least Bittern
camera icon Great Blue Heron Aug. 2016 North River, Bridgewater
camera icon Great Egret July 2016 Verona
~ camera icon Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
camera icon Green Heron June 2013 Waynesboro, VA
camera icon Black-crowned Night-Heron Mar. 2014 South River, Waynesboro, VA
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
camera icon White Ibis Aug. 2016 North River, Bridgewater
camera icon Glossy Ibis Aug. 2006 K's pond, SW of Elkton, VA
Roseate Spoonbill
camera icon Black Vulture May 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Turkey Vulture
camera icon Osprey Oct. 2015 Silver Lake, Dayton, VA
Swallow-tailed Kite
camera icon Mississippi Kite Aug. 2016 Staunton, VA
camera icon Bald Eagle June 2013 Swoope, VA
camera icon Northern Harrier
camera icon Sharp-shinned Hawk
camera icon Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
camera icon Red-shouldered Hawk Mar. 2014 S of Crozet, VA
camera icon Broad-winged Hawk
camera icon Swainson's Hawk July 2014 NE of Elkhart, KS
camera icon Gray Hawk June 2014 Nogales, AZ
camera icon Red-tailed Hawk 2013 Swoope
camera icon Rough-legged Hawk 2014 Ponca Co., Nebraska
~ camera icon Golden Eagle
camera icon American Kestrel
camera icon Merlin Dec. 2016 Strickley Rd., Harriston
camera icon Peregrine Falcon June 2015 Niagara Falls, ONT
camera icon Virginia Rail Feb. 2016 Bell's Lane
camera icon Sora July 2016 Nazarene Wetlands
camera icon Common Gallinule (ex-Moorhen) Aug. 2016 Willow Lake, Raphine
camera icon Purple Gallinule May 2014 Loth Springs, Waynesboro
camera icon American Coot
camera icon Sandhill Crane June 2016 Kiddsville Road, Augusta Co.
Black-bellied Plover
camera icon American Golden Plover Sept. 2016 S.V. Prod. Auction, Rockridge Co.
camera icon Semipalmated Plover July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
Lesser Sand Plover
camera icon Killdeer July 2014 Vermillion, SD
camera icon American Avocet July 2014 Cheyenne Bottoms, KS
camera icon Spotted Sandpiper May 2013 Bell's Lane
camera icon Solitary Sandpiper May 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Greater Yellowlegs May 2014 Willow Lake
camera icon Willet July 2014 Clay Co., SD
camera icon Lesser Yellowlegs Mar. 2016 Leonard's Pond
camera icon Upland Sandpiper July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
Whimbrel
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot
camera icon Sanderling 2011 ? Virginia Beach, VA
camera icon Semipalmated Sandpiper July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
camera icon Western Sandpiper Aug. 2014 Leonard's Pond, VA
camera icon Least Sandpiper Aug. 2014 Leonard's Pond, VA
White-rumped Sandpiper
camera icon Baird's Sandpiper July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
camera icon Pectoral Sandpiper Aug. 2014 Leonard's Pond, VA
camera icon Dunlin June 2016 Leonard's Pond, VA
Stilt Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Ruff
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
camera icon Wilson's Snipe
American Woodcock
camera icon Wilson's Phalarope July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
camera icon Red-necked Phalarope Oct. 2015 Leonard's Pond
camera icon Red Phalarope Oct. 2014 Bridgewater, VA
Bonaparte's Gull
camera icon Laughing Gull Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Ring-billed Gull Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Herring Gull Sept. 2016 near Darien, CT
camera icon Great Black-backed Gull Nov. 2014 Ches. Bay Bridge-Tunnel
camera icon Lesser Black-backed Gull Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Least Tern July 2014 Vermillion, SD
camera icon Caspian Tern July 2015 west of Niagara Falls, Ontario
camera icon Black Tern July 2015 Lake Andes, SD
camera icon Common Tern Oct. 2016 Fishersville
camera icon Forster's Tern Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Royal Tern Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
Black Skimmer
camera icon Rock Pigeon
camera icon Eurasian Collared-Dove June 2014 Gila River Ind. Res., AZ
camera icon Mourning Dove
camera icon White-winged Dove June 2014 Arlington, TX
camera icon Common Ground-Dove June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
camera icon Yellow-billed Cuckoo June 2013 Big Levels, Stuarts Draft, VA
Black-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
camera icon Eastern Screech-Owl
~ camera icon Great Horned Owl
camera icon Snowy Owl Jan. 2014 S. of Harrisonburg, VA
camera icon Barred Owl June 2008 Rt. 250, Highland County
Long-eared Owl
camera icon Burrowing Owl June 2014 Las Vegas NWR, NM
camera icon Short-eared Owl Jan. 2013 Swoope, VA
Northern Saw-whet Owl
~ camera icon Common Nighthawk
camera icon Lesser Nighthawk June 2014 Sabino Canyon, AZ
Chuck-will's-widow
Eastern Whip-poor-will
camera icon Chimney Swift July 2015 Gresham, NE
camera icon Broad-billed Hummingbird June 2014 Santa Catalina Mtns, AZ
camera icon Ruby-throated Hummingbird Sept. 2014 Rockfish Gap, VA
camera icon Black-chinned Hummingbird June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
camera icon Broad-tailed Hummingbird June 2014 Santa Catalina Mtns, AZ
Rufous Hummingbird
camera icon Belted Kingfisher 2013 Dayton, VA
camera icon Red-headed Woodpecker July 2014 Clay Co. Park, SD
camera icon Red-bellied Woodpecker 2013 Staunton, VA
camera icon Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Nov. 2014 Percival Island, Lynchburg, VA
camera icon Downy Woodpecker 2014 Staunton, VA
camera icon Hairy Woodpecker June 2016 Betsy Bell Hill, VA
camera icon Northern Flicker
camera icon Pileated Woodpecker 2013 Lynchburg, VA
camera icon Olive-sided Flycatcher June 2016 south of Confederate Breastworks
camera icon Eastern Wood-Pewee
camera icon Western Wood-Pewee June 2014 Chiricahua Mtns., AZ
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
camera icon Acadian Flycatcher June 2016 Henricus Park, VA
camera icon Alder Flycatcher June 2015 Swoope, VA
camera icon Willow Flycatcher ?? 2015 Bell's Lane
camera icon Least Flycatcher 2014 Bell's Lane, Staunton, VA
camera icon Eastern Phoebe June 2014 Loft Mtn., SNP
camera icon Great Crested Flycatcher May 2014 Blackrock Gap, SNP
camera icon Western Kingbird July 2014 Dodge City, KS
camera icon Cassin's Kingbird July 2014 Dodge City, KS
camera icon Eastern Kingbird
camera icon Scissor-tailed Flycatcher June 2014 Joplin, MO
Loggerhead Shrike
camera icon White-eyed Vireo May 2014 Rockfish Valley Trail
camera icon Yellow-throated Vireo
camera icon Blue-headed Vireo
July 2016 App. Tr. Hightop Mtn.
camera icon Warbling Vireo May 2013 McCormick's Mill, Raphine, VA
camera icon Philadelphia Vireo Sept. 2016 McCormick's Mill
camera icon Red-eyed Vireo May 2014 Blackrock Gap, SNP
camera icon Blue Jay
camera icon Steller's Jay July 1987 northern Idaho
camera icon American Crow Apr. 2014 SARS trail, Staunton
camera icon Fish Crow Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Common Raven May 2014 Horsehead Mtn. Overlook, SNP
camera icon Horned Lark Dec. 2013 Clay Co., SD
camera icon Purple Martin June 2014 Sabino Canyon, AZ
camera icon Tree Swallow Mar. 2016 Leonard's Pond
camera icon N. Rough-winged Swallow May 2016 Cole Run Res., Aug. Co.
~ camera icon Bank Swallow July 2014 Clay Co., SD
camera icon Cliff Swallow July 2015 Clay Co., SD
Cave Swallow
camera icon Barn Swallow
camera icon Carolina Chickadee
camera icon Black-capped Chickadee
camera icon Tufted Titmouse 2016 Bell's Lane
camera icon Red-breasted Nuthatch Apr. 2014 Chimney Hollow, Aug. Co.
camera icon White-breasted Nuthatch
camera icon Brown-headed Nuthatch Nov. 2014 First Landing S.P., VA
camera icon Brown Creeper Nov. 2014 Candler's Mtn, Lynchburg, VA
camera icon Carolina Wren Mar. 2014 Staunton, VA
camera icon Bewick's Wren June 2014 Patagonia, AZ
camera icon House Wren Sept. 2013 Sweet Briar College, VA
camera icon Winter Wren Nov. 2013 Augusta Springs, VA
camera icon Sedge Wren Aug. 2015 Spirit Mound, SD
camera icon Marsh Wren Aug. 2015 east of Vermillion, SD
camera icon Cactus Wren June 2014 Sabino Canyon, AZ
camera icon Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
camera icon Black-tailed Gnatcatcher June 2014 Sabino Canyon, AZ
camera icon Golden-crowned Kinglet
camera icon Ruby-crowned Kinglet
camera icon Eastern Bluebird ?? ??
camera icon Veery May 2014 Pocosin Cabin, SNPApr. 2013 CVCC nature trail, Lynchburg
camera icon Gray-cheeked Thrush Oct. 2016 Kemper Park, Charlottesville
camera icon Swainson's Thrush Apr. 2013 CVCC nature trail, Lynchburg
camera icon Hermit Thrush Oct. 2013 Blackwater Trail, Lynchburg, VA
camera icon Wood Thrush May 2014 Betsy Bell Hill
camera icon American Robin Mar. 2013 Staunton, VA
camera icon Gray Catbird
camera icon Northern Mockingbird
camera icon Brown Thrasher
camera icon European Starling
camera icon American Pipit Mar. 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Cedar Waxwing
camera icon Lapland Longspur Jan. 2014 Clay Co., SD
camera icon Smith's Longspur Feb. 2015 Shen. Valley Reg. Airport, VA
camera icon Snow Bunting Dec. 2016 Strickley Rd., Harriston
Blue-winged Warbler
~ camera icon Golden-winged Warbler June 2012 Highland Co., VA
camera icon Tennessee Warbler Sept. 2015 Shenandoah Mtn., VA
~ camera icon Orange-crowned Warbler Nov. 2014 Virginia Beach
camera icon Nashville Warbler Oct. 2011 Staunton, VA
camera icon Northern Parula Apr. 2014 Chimney Hollow
camera icon Yellow Warbler Apr. 2015 Bell's Lane
camera icon Chestnut-sided Warbler June 2013 Shen. Nat. Park
camera icon Magnolia Warbler May 2014 Mont. Hall Park
camera icon Cape May Warbler Oct. 2013 Staunton, VA
camera icon Black-throated Blue Warbler Sept. 2014 Mont. Hall Park, Staunton, VA
camera icon Yellow-rumped Warbler May 2013 Betsy Bell Hill
camera icon Black-throated Green Warbler Sep. 2013 Turk Mountain, SNP
camera icon Blackburnian Warbler Apr. 2014 Mont. Hall Park, Staunton
Yellow-throated Warbler
camera icon Pine Warbler Apr. 2014 Piney River
camera icon Prairie Warbler Apr. 2015 Bridgewater, VA
camera icon Palm Warbler Apr. 2014 Frontier Culture Museum
camera icon Bay-breasted Warbler Sept. 2013 Blackwater Trail, Lynchburg
camera icon Blackpoll Warbler May 2014 Sweet Briar College
camera icon Cerulean Warbler May 2014 , SNP Long Mtn. Wayside (Rt. 60 & AT)
camera icon Black-and-white Warbler May 2014 Blue Ridge Pkwy.
camera icon American Redstart Apr. 2013 Ravens Roost, BRP
camera icon Painted Redstart June 2014 Santa Catalina Mtns, AZ
camera icon Lucy's Warbler June 2014 Sabino Canyon, AZ
camera icon Prothonotary Warbler June 2016 Dutch Gap / Henricus Park, VA
camera icon Worm-eating Warbler June 2015 Big Levels
Swainson's Warbler
camera icon Ovenbird May 2015 south of Confederate Breastworks
Northern Waterthrush
camera icon Louisiana Waterthrush May 2015 Augusta Wetlands
camera icon Kentucky Warbler July 2016 App. Tr. Hightop Mtn.
Connecticut Warbler
camera icon Mourning Warbler June 2016 Sapling Ridge, Highland Co., VA
camera icon Common Yellowthroat June 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Hooded Warbler May 2014 , SNP Apr. 2013 Rt. 50 & App. Trail, Amherst Co.
Wilson's Warbler
camera icon Canada Warbler May 2016 Bell's Lane
camera icon Yellow-breasted Chat June 2014 Patagonia, AZ
camera icon Eastern Towhee May 2013 Reddish Knob, VA / WV line
camera icon Spotted Towhee June 2014 Santa Catalina Mtns., AZ
Bachman's Sparrow
American Tree Sparrow
camera icon Chipping Sparrow
camera icon Clay-colored Sparrow Mar. 2014 Day's Inn, Bell's Lane
camera icon Field Sparrow
camera icon Vesper Sparrow June 2014 central Highland Co., VA
camera icon Lark Sparrow July 2013 central Clay Co., SD
camera icon Black-throated Sparrow June 2014 N of Portal, AZ
camera icon Savannah Sparrow June 2014 Highland Co.
camera icon Grasshopper Sparrow June 2014 Bell's Lane
Henslow's Sparrow
Le Conte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sharp-tailed Sparrow
camera icon Fox Sparrow Mar. 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Song Sparrow Jan. 2014 JMU Arboretum, Harrisonburg
camera icon Lincoln's Sparrow Sept. 2013 Bell's Lane
camera icon Swamp Sparrow May 2013 Bell's Lane
camera icon Rufous-winged Sparrow June 2014 Green Valley, AZ
camera icon White-throated Sparrow Oct. 2016 Bell's Lane
~ camera icon Harris's Sparrow
camera icon White-crowned Sparrow 2015 ?? Bell's Lane ??
camera icon Dark-eyed Junco Dec. 2013 Vermillion, SD
camera icon Yellow-eyed Junco June 2014 Chiricahua Mtns., AZ
camera icon Summer Tanager June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
camera icon Hepatic Tanager June 2014 Chiricahua Mtns., AZ
camera icon Scarlet Tanager May 2014 McCormick Gap, SNP
~ camera icon Western Tanager Mar. 2004 Staunton, VA (FIRST EVER!)
camera icon Northern Cardinal
camera icon Phainopepla June 2014 Patagonia, AZ
camera icon Rose-breasted Grosbeak July 2014 Mulberry Bend Overlook, NE
~ camera icon Black-headed Grosbeak March 2003 Mexico City
camera icon Blue Grosbeak June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
camera icon Indigo Bunting May 2016 Briery Branch Res., VA
~ camera icon Painted Bunting
camera icon Varied Bunting June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
camera icon Dickcissel
camera icon Bobolink May 2016 Bell's Lane
camera icon Red-winged Blackbird May 2014 Bell's Lane
camera icon Eastern Meadowlark Mar. 2013 Bell's Lane
camera icon Western Meadowlark July 2014 Las Vegas NWR, NM
~ camera icon Yellow-headed Blackbird
~ camera icon Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
camera icon Common Grackle
camera icon Great-tailed Grackle June 2014 Dennison, TX
camera icon Brown-headed Cowbird June 2014 Highland Co.
camera icon Orchard Oriole
camera icon Baltimore Oriole
camera icon Purple Finch
camera icon House Finch
camera icon Red Crossbill May 2013 NE of Reddish Knob, VA / WV
White-winged Crossbill
~ camera icon Common Redpoll Mar. 2011 Fishersville, VA
camera icon Pine Siskin
camera icon American Goldfinch
camera icon Lesser Goldfinch June 2014 San Pedro River, AZ
Evening Grosbeak
camera icon House Sparrow
Red top border = Species grouping.
Green, italicized text = Bird not normally found in Augusta County.

All locations are in Virginia unless otherwise stated. Abbreviations:
MHP = Montgomery Hall Park, Staunton, VA
FCM = Frontier Culture Museum, Staunton, VA
SNP = Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
BRP = Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia
A.S. = Augusta Springs wetlands, Virginia
RMNP = Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
SARS = Staunton-Augusta Rescue Squad, Staunton, VA