This is the alphabetized 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 taxonomic order is here. Please post any errors or comments to the State College Bird Club listserv group scbirdclor 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.

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