This is the 1999 version of the State College Bird Club Checklist (267 species) of birds found within a 25 mile radius of the Old Main Building (LATITUDE=40.781, LONGITUDE=77.922) on the campus of Penn State in Central Pennsylvania. The checklist in alphabetic order is here. Please post any errors or comments to the State College Bird Club listserv group scbirdcl or the WebEditor.

Highlighted birds:

*Interesting sighting. Does not necessarily show up every year.
**Unusual sighting. Shows up only occasionally.
Either one should be reported or posted to the scbirdcl list.

Loon, Red-throated*
Loon, Common
Grebe, Pied-billed
Grebe, Horned
Cormorant, Double-crested
Grebe, Red-necked*
Bittern, American*
Bittern, Least**
Heron, Great Blue
Egret, Great*
Egret, Snowy**
Heron, Little Blue**
Egret, Cattle**
Heron, Green
Night-Heron, Black-crowned*
Night-Heron, Yellow-crowned**
Ibis, Glossy**
Vulture, Black
Vulture, Turkey
Goose, Greater White-fronted**
Goose, Snow*
Goose, Canada
Swan, Tundra
Swan, Mute
Duck, Wood
Wigeon, American
Duck, American Black
Teal, Blue-winged
Shoveler, Northern
Pintail, Northern
Teal, Green-winged
Duck, Ring-necked
Scaup, Greater
Scaup, Lesser
Scoter, Surf*
Scoter, White-winged*
Scoter, Black*
Goldeneye, Common
Merganser, Hooded
Merganser, Common
Merganser, Red-breasted
Duck, Ruddy
Eagle, Bald
Harrier, Northern
Hawk, Sharp-shinned
Hawk, Cooper's
Goshawk, Northern
Hawk, Red-shouldered
Hawk, Broad-winged
Hawk, Red-tailed
Hawk, Rough-legged
Eagle, Golden
Kestrel, American
Falcon, Peregrine
Pheasant, Ring-necked
Grouse, Ruffed
Turkey, Wild
Bobwhite, Northern
Rail, King**
Rail, Virginia
Moorhen, Common*
Coot, American
Plover, Black-bellied*
Golden-Plover, American**
Plover, Semipalmated
Yellowlegs, Greater
Yellowlegs, Lesser
Sandpiper, Solitary
Sandpiper, Spotted
Sandpiper, Upland*
Turnstone, Ruddy*
Knot, Red**
Sandpiper, Semipalmated
Sandpiper, Western**
Sandpiper, Least
Sandpiper, White-rumped**
Sandpiper, Baird's**
Sandpiper, Pectoral
Sandpiper, Stilt**
Sandpiper, Buff-breasted**
Dowitcher, Short-billed*
Snipe, Common
Woodcock, American
Phalarope, Wilson's**
Phalarope, Red-necked**
Phalarope, Red**
Gull, Laughing**
Gull, Bonaparte's
Gull, Ring-billed
Gull, Herring
Gull, Great Black-backed*
Tern, Caspian*
Tern, Common*
Tern, Forster's*
Tern, Black*
Dove, Rock
Dove, Mourning
Cuckoo, Black-billed
Cuckoo, Yellow-billed
Owl, Barn*
Screech-Owl, Eastern
Owl, Great Horned
Owl, Snowy**
Owl, Barred
Owl, Long-eared*
Owl, Short-eared*
Owl, Northern Saw-whet
Nighthawk, Common
Swift, Chimney
Hummingbird, Ruby-throated
Kingfisher, Belted
Woodpecker, Red-headed
Woodpecker, Red-bellied
Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied
Woodpecker, Downy
Woodpecker, Hairy
Woodpecker, Black-backed**
Flicker, Northern
Woodpecker, Pileated
Flycatcher, Olive-sided*
Wood-Pewee, Eastern
Flycatcher, Yellow-bellied*
Flycatcher, Acadian
Flycatcher, Alder
Flycatcher, Willow
Flycatcher, Least
Phoebe, Eastern
Flycatcher, Great Crested
Kingbird, Eastern
Shrike, Northern*
Shrike, Loggerhead**
Vireo, White-eyed
Vireo, Blue-headed
Vireo, Yellow-throated
Vireo, Warbling
Vireo, Philadelphia*
Vireo, Red-eyed
Jay, Blue
Crow, American
Crow, Fish
Raven, Common
Lark, Horned
Martin, Purple
Swallow, Tree
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged
Swallow, Bank
Swallow, Cliff
Swallow, Barn
Chickadee, Black-capped
Titmouse, Tufted
Nuthatch, Red-breasted
Nuthatch, White-breasted
Creeper, Brown
Wren, Carolina
Wren, House
Wren, Winter
Wren, Sedge**
Wren, Marsh*
Kinglet, Golden-crowned
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned
Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray
Bluebird, Eastern
Thrush, Gray-cheeked
Thrush, Swainson's
Thrush, Hermit
Thrush, Wood
Robin, American
Catbird, Gray
Mockingbird, Northern
Thrasher, Brown
Starling, European
Pipit, American
Waxwing, Cedar
Warbler, Blue-winged
Warbler, Golden-winged
Warbler, Brewster's (hybrid)*
Warbler, Lawrence's (hybrid)*
Warbler, Tennessee
Warbler, Orange-crowned*
Warbler, Nashville
Parula, Northern
Warbler, Yellow
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, Pine
Warbler, Prairie
Warbler, Palm
Warbler, Bay-breasted
Warbler, Blackpoll
Warbler, Cerulean
Warbler, Black-and-white
Redstart, American
Warbler, Prothonotary
Warbler, Worm-eating
Waterthrush, Northern
Waterthrush, Louisiana
Warbler, Kentucky
Warbler, Connecticut*
Warbler, Mourning*
Yellowthroat, Common
Warbler, Hooded
Warbler, Wilson's
Warbler, Canada
Chat, Yellow-breasted
Tanager, Scarlet
Towhee, Eastern
Sparrow, American Tree
Sparrow, Chipping
Sparrow, Field
Sparrow, Vesper
Sparrow, Savannah
Sparrow, Grasshopper
Sparrow, Henslow's
Sparrow, Fox
Sparrow, Song
Sparrow, Lincoln's
Sparrow, Swamp
Sparrow, White-throated
Sparrow, White-crowned
Junco, Dark-eyed
Longspur, Lapland**
Bunting, Snow*
Cardinal, Northern
Grosbeak, Rose-breasted
Grosbeak, Blue**
Bunting, Indigo
Blackbird, Red-winged
Meadowlark, Eastern
Meadowlark, Western**
Blackbird, Rusty
Grackle, Common
Cowbird, Brown-headed
Oriole, Orchard
Oriole, Baltimore
Grosbeak, Pine**
Finch, Purple
Finch, House
Crossbill, Red**
Crossbill, White-winged**
Redpoll, Common*
Siskin, Pine
Goldfinch, American
Grosbeak, Evening
Sparrow, House