CBEC is a Birding Hotspot

There are essential habitats for common, uncommon, and migratory birds throughout CBEC. According to eBird, you can witness over 600 species of birds throughout the year.

The habitats include:

  • Lakes and ponds
  • Marsh
  • Forest
  • Shoreline
birding

Spring (Mar.-May)

199+ species of Birds spotted!

Some Birds you can see include:

  • Green-winged Teal (pictured)
  • American Black Duck
  • Double-crested Cormorant (pictured)
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • Northern Flicker

Summer (Jun.-Jul.)

122+ species of Birds spotted!

Some Birds you can see include:

  • Great-crested Flycatcher
  • Eastern Kingbird
  • Eastern Towhee (pictured)
  • Blue Grosbeak
  • Green Heron

Fall (Aug.-Nov.)

201+ species of Birds can be spotted!

Some Birds you can see include:

  • Pied-bellied Grebe
  • Greater Yellowlegs (pictured)
  • Laughing Gull
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Least Sandpiper

Winter (Dec.-Feb.)

121+ species of Birds spotted!

Some Birds you can see include:

  • Dark-eyed Junco (pictured)
  • Northern Harrier
  • Swamp Sparrow
  • Golden-crowned Kinglet
  • Tundra Swan

Sources

“Bird Observations.” Explore Data. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, n.d. Web. Nov.-Dec. 2016.

“Search Our Bird Guide.” All About Birds. The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, n.d. Web. Nov.-Dec. 2016.