Winter Birds of The Southern United States

Winter birds of the southern USA

Permanent Resident species, or those which are present throughout the year, are marked "R:" Winter Visitant species, or those which come from the North in the Fall and remain until Spring, are marked "W."

1. Bob-white, male, R.

2. Bob-white, female, R.

3. Mourning Dove, R.

4. Ground Dove, R.

5. Sparrow Hawk, female, R.

6. Sparrow Hawk, male, R.

7. Sharp-shinned Hawk, adult male, R.

8. Sharp-shinned Hawk, young female, R.

9. Turkey Vulture, R.

10. Black Vulture, R.

11. Bald Eagle, adult, R.

12. Red-shouldered Hawk, adult, R.

13. Red-tailed Hawk, adult, R.

14. Osprey, R.

15. Marsh Hawk, adult male, R.

16. Barred Owl, R.

17.Barn Owl, R.

18. Belted Kingfisher , male , R 

19. Screech Owl, gray phase, R. 

20. Flicker, male, R.

21. Red-headed Woodpecker ,adult , R.

22. Red-headed Woodpecker, young, R.

23. Red-bellied Woodpecker, male R.

24. Hairy Woodpecker, male, R.

25. Downy Woodpecker, male, R.

26. Yellow -bellied Sapsucker, adult male , W.

27. American Crow, R.

More birds of the southern USA

Permanent Resident species, or those which are present throughout the year, are marked "R:" Winter Visitant species, or those which come from the North in the fall and remain until Spring, are marked "W."

28. Red-winged Blackbird , male R.

29. Red-winged Blackbird, female, R.

30. Cowbird, male, R. 

31. Cowbird, female, R.

32. Towhee, female, R.

33. Towhee, male, R.

34. Cardinal, female, R.

35. Cardinal, male, R.

36. Vesper Sparrow, W. * 

37. Fox Sparrow, W.

38. House (or "English") Sparrow, male, R

39. House (or "English") Sparrow, female, R.

40. White- throated Sparrow, adult, W.

41. Junco, W.

42. Song Sparrow, R.

43. Field Sparrow, R.

44. Swamp Sparrow, W.

45. Chipping Sparrow, winter, R.

46. Tree Sparrow, W.

47. Savannah Sparrow, W.

48. Purple Finch, adult male, W.

49. Purple Finch, female and young male, "W.

50. Goldfinch, male, summer, R.

51. Goldfinch, female and winter, R.

52. Phoebe, R.

53. Tree Swallow, W.

54. Cedar Waxwing, R.,W.

55. Loggerhead Shrike, R.

56. Myrtle Warbler, winter, W.,

57. Pine Warbler, R.

58. Palm Warbler, winter , W .

59. Yellow Palm Warbler, winter, W.

60. Maryland Yellowthroat, male, R.

61. Maryland Yellowthroat, female , R.

62. Pipit, W.

63. House Wren, R.

64. Carolina Wren, R.

65. White-breasted Nuthatch, R.

66. Brown-headed Nuthatch, R.

67. Tufted Titmouse, R.

68. Carolina Chickadee, R.

69. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 

70. Ruby-crowned Kinglet, male, W.

71. Ruby-crowned Kinglet, female, W.

72. Golden- crowned Kinglet, male, W.

73. Golden-crowned Kinglet, female, W.

74. Florida Grackle, R.

75. Blue Jay, R.

76. Mockingbird, R.

77. Hermit Thrush, W.

78. Bluebird, male, R.

79. Meadowlark, R.

80. Robin, R., W.,*

81. Catbird, R.

82. Brown Thrasher, R.

* Winter Visitant only in the more southern States; a Permanent Resident in North Carolina and Virginia.


Return from Winter Birds in Southern States to Attracting Birds in Winter 

Return from Winter Birds in Southern United States to A Home for Wild Birds Home


New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.



Coming Soon

Recent Articles

  1. 2017 update on Rose Breasted Grosbeaks on our place

    May 22, 17 01:56 PM

    It has been a couple of years since 'we' reported on the Rose Breasted Grosbeaks at our feeders. Mostly due to having to pull in our bird feeders in April

    Read More

  2. My hummingbird story

    May 19, 17 12:56 PM

    One year, looking out our kitcben window we saw a anna,s hummingbird had built a nest in our tangelo tree, about 2-3 feet away. We looked at them every

    Read More

  3. 2nd sighting in Jacksonville Florida

    May 17, 17 01:38 PM

    April 26 2017 male and female visited feeder for three days. I had sighting on feeder about the same time 3 years ago . It seems like the males move on

    Read More