Backyard Birds of Eastern Kansas
These birds have been seen within the city limits of Lawrence, Kansas. For a downloadable checklist that you can use at home, click here.
Blackbirds & Orioles
Year-round: Red-winged Blackbird; Brown-headed Cowbird; Common Grackle.
Breeding Season: Baltimore Oriole (shown); Orchard Oriole; Eastern Meadowlark; Brown-headed Cowbird.
Cardinals, Grosbeaks & Buntings
Year-round: Northern Cardinal.
Breeding Season: Indigo Bunting (shown); Rose-breasted Grosbeak; Summer Tanager.
Chickadees & Titmice
Year-round: Black-capped Chickadee; Tufted Titmouse; White-breasted Nuthatch
Crows, Magpies & Jays
Year-round: American Crow; Blue Jay
Breeding season: Yellow-billed Cuckoo. Spring/Fall migrants: Black-billed Cuckoo.
Year-round: House Finch; American Goldfinch. Winter: Purple Finch.