Nebraska Checklist for GBBC


   Nebraska February Bird Checklist

  • Common birds found in Nebraska during February

  • Migrants, irruptive species, vagrants, and rarities may appear at any time

  • Weather may determine what birds are observed




Common Backyard birds of Nebraska


Red-tailed   Hawk


Mourning   Dove

Red-bellied   Woodpecker


Downy   Woodpecker

Hairy   Woodpecker


Northern   Flicker

Blue   Jay


American   Crow

Black-capped   Chickadee


White-breasted   Nuthatch

European   Starling


Northern   Cardinal

American   Tree Sparrow


Harris’s Sparrow

Dark-eyed   Junco


House   Finch

American   Goldfinch


House   Sparrow


Other common birds found in this region

Great   Blue Heron


Trumpeter Swan

Greater   White-fronted Goose


Snow   Goose

Canada   Goose


Wood   Duck

American   Green-winged Teal



Northern   Pintail


Northern   Shoveler



American   Wigeon




Ring-necked   Duck


Lesser   Scaup

Long-tailed   Duck


Common   Goldeneye



Common   Merganser

Ruddy   Duck


Turkey   Vulture

Bald   Eagle


Northern   Harrier

Sharp-shinned   Hawk


Cooper’s   Hawk

Northern   Goshawk


Ferruginous Hawk

Rough-legged   Hawk


Golden   Eagle

American   Kestrel


Prairie   Falcon

Gray   Partridge


Ring-necked   Pheasant

Greater Prairie-Chicken


Sharp-tailed   Grouse

Wild   Turkey


Northern   Bobwhite

American   Coot


Sandhill   Crane



Ring-billed   Gull

Herring   Gull


Rock   Dove (Pigeon)

Eurasian   Collared-Dove


Eastern   Screech-Owl

Great   Horned Owl


Barred   Owl

Belted   Kingfisher


Lewis’s Woodpecker

Red-headed Woodpecker


Yellow-bellied   Sapsucker

Pileated   Woodpecker


Horned   Lark

Steller’s   Jay


Pinyon Jay

Black-billed   Magpie


Tufted   Titmouse

Red-breasted   Nuthatch


Pygmy   Nuthatch

Brown   Creeper


Carolina   Wren

Winter   Wren


Golden-crowned   Kinglet

Eastern   Bluebird


Townsend’s   Solitaire

American   Robin


Northern   Mockingbird

Cedar   Waxwing


Northern   Shrike

Loggerhead   Shrike


Field   Sparrow

Fox   Sparrow


Song   Sparrow

White-throated   Sparrow


White-crowned   Sparrow

Lapland   Longspur


Snow   Bunting

Red-winged   Blackbird


Eastern   Meadowlark

Western   Meadowlark


Rusty Blackbird

Brewer’s   Blackbird


Great-tailed   Grackle

Common   Grackle


Brown-headed   Cowbird

Gray-crowned   Rosy-Finch


Purple   Finch

Red   Crossbill


White-winged   Crossbill

Common   Redpoll


Pine   Siskin

Additional sightings (not listed above): Write in bird and number counted











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