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List Of Birds Of Ann Arbor And Immediate Vicinity

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1. Turdus migratoria. Coiuraoii robin. Abundant in the city, nesting in the yards and verandas. 2. TurdiiK mustelinus. Wood thrusli. ('oinmon in the liigher woodlaad to the south of the ciiy, and nestinit there in low trees; rarely seen in the quieter parts of tlie city. 3. Turdus Paüasii. Hermitthrush. Found in the low woods to the south of the city late in autumn, mtgMttng. 4. Mimu Carolinensis. Cat bird. Abundant iu thickets along the river. 5. Harporhynchus rvfus. Brown thrush. Rather rare. A pair or two nest upon the University campus every year. 6. Sialia siali.t. Blue bird. 7. Iiegulus calendulus. Ruby-crowned kinglet. Found in tamarack swamp to the south, and sometimes in company with the titmice, visiting the evergreens of the city during winter. 8. Hegulus sátrapa. Golden -crowned kinglet. Found with the last mentioned. 9. PoliojitiUi carulea. Blue-gray gnatcatcher. Abundant In the Germán park and to the south, and nests there. 10. Parus atricapitlus. Blackcapped titmouse. Rather abundant. Knters the city during autumn and winter with the following: 11. Sitta Carolinensis. White-bellied nut hatch. ComiBOB in the city and out. Abroad in the coldest weather. 12. Sitta Canadensis. Red-bellied nut hatch. I have never shot this bird here, but put it in on the authority of the specimens in the Museum. 13. Certhia familiarü. Brown creeper. Ootnmon ín the city and out. 14. Troglodytes Aedoii. House wren. Rather rare in the city, though a few are seen every season. This species, apparently, is abundant in the old pineries iu the northern part of this State. 15. Anorthura troglodytes. Winter wren. A specimen shot late in the fall, in a deep swamp south of the city. 1(3. Cütothorus steüaris. Short - billed marsh wren. I liiul a specimen of this in the Museum, labeled Auu Arbor. 17. Eremophila Alpeslris. Horned or Shore lark. Common along the roads near the city, feeding from dropping! in roads. It ne.-ts early iu the spring on the ground, in the streets or roads, sometimes within a foot of the travelcd way. 18. Anthus Ludovicianus. Tit lark. There are two or three specimens of this bird iu the Museum, labeled Ann Arbor. 19. Mniotüta varia. Black and white creeping warbler. Not common. Shot in May, probably inigrating. 20. Paruia Americana. Blue yellowbacked warbler. Not common. Probably shot while inigrating. 21. ilvlminthophaya chrisoptera. Blue, golden-wiuged warbler. Rare. Taken while inigrating. 22. Dendraca atstiva. Suinmer yellow bird or Golden warbler. Common in the thickets along the river. Nests abundantly. 23. Dendrteca mrulescens. Black-throated blue warbler. Rare. Shot during migration. 24. Dendroeca corónala. Yellow-ruinped warbler or Myrtle bird. Several of the young shot late in the fall with sparrows, mlgrotlng. 25. Dendrceca Pennsylvanica. Chestnutsided warbler. Next to the tammer yellow bird, our most abundant warbler. Probably nests here, as it remains all sununer. '2Ü. Dendrceca tigrini. Cape May warbler. On authority of Museum specimens. 2y. Dendraxa discolor. Prairie warbler. I give this also from authority of the Museum. 28. Dendroeca palmarum. Yellow-red poll warbler. Specimens in Museum, labeled Ann Arbor. 29. Dendrceca pinus. Pine creeping warbler. Authority of Museum. 30. Seiuruê aurocapillus. Golden-crowned thrush or oven bird. Not rare in deep woodlands and swamps to the south of the city, where it nests. It sings from the trround, but is so shy that it is rarely seen. 31. Oeothlypis trichas. Maryland yellow throat. This seems to be the warbler next in ibund&nce to the chestnut-sided warbler. It probably nests with us. Frequently seen in low bushes near the ground. 32. Setophuyu ruticiüa. Red start. This bird is very abundaut in early spring in the higher woodland to the south of the Gerniun park. Quite a nuiuber reinaiu with us to nest. 33. Pyranga rubra. Scarlet tanagcr. Quite frequent in open woodland and along the river, where it nests. Rarely or never enters the city. ME tii anda m mij MUI Barn swallow. Abuudant near the city. iiö. Tachycineta bicolor. White-bellied swallow. Given on authority of Museum specimens. 'Mi. Progne purpurea. Purple martin. Specimens procured at the mili dam. 37. Ampdis cedrorum. Cedarbird. Waxwing. Cherry bird. Abundant usuallv, in the city in Hoeks, feeding upon frozen applet and inountuin-asli berries. A few seen during summer about the mili dam, probably nesting. '38. Ampelis garrulus. Bohcinian wax wing. I put this bird in this list on Dr. Wineliell's authority. It is driven down here from the North by stress of weather. 89. Vireo eüvaotus. Red-eyed vireo. A very plentiful and musical species, found in all our woodland. Probably over half the birds seen in the tree topt during the lammer are red-eyed víreos. 40. Virin iHruH. Warbling vireo. Authority - Museum specimens. 41. Vireo flivifrons. Yellow - throated vireo. Apparently a rare species in this locality. 42 Uollurio borealis. Great northern shrike OT butelier-biid. This is the rarer of the slirikes here. 43. CoUurio Ludovicianus. I-oggerhead shrike. Now and then seen along fenoe rows, and taking possession of solitary trees in the üelds. 4-1. Pinicola enucleator. Pine grosbeak. There are several specimens of this bird in the Museum, labeled Ann Arbor. There is a tradition that they were driven down from the North one very oold winter, and ere shot in the city. [Concluded next week.]