Birds of Chatham University

Although Chatham is located in the busy city of Pittsburgh, Many species of birds are found on the campus. This is a guide for the birds you might see while visiting.

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Red-eyed Vireo 1
Vireo olivaceus
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House Wren 2
Troglodytes aedon
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Carolina Wren 3
Thryothorus ludovicianus
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Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4
Archilochus colubris
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White-breasted Nuthatch 5
Sitta carolinensis
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Chimney Swift 6
Chaetura pelagica
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Eastern Wood-Pewee 2
Contopus virens
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Red-tailed Hawk 7
Buteo jamaicensis
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Cooper's Hawk 8
Accipiter cooperii
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Yellow-billed Cuckoo 9
Coccyzus americanus
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Mourning Dove 10
Zenaida macroura
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Cedar Waxwing 11
Bombycilla cedrorum
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 12
Sphyrapicus varius
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Downy Woodpecker 13
Dryobates pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 14
Dryobates villosus
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Red-bellied Woodpecker 15
Melanerpes carolinus
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Northern Flicker 16
Colaptes auratus
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Common Grackle 17
Quiscalus quiscula
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Dark-eyed Junco 18
Junco hyemalis
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Eastern Towhee 19
Pipilo erythrophthalmus
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Song Sparrow 20
Melospiza melodia
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House Sparrow 21
Passer domesticus
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Chipping Sparrow 22
Spizella passerina
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American Goldfinch 23
Spinus tristis
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House Finch 24
Haemorhous mexicanus
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Great Blue Heron 25
Ardea herodias
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Mallard 26
Anas platyrhynchos
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Domestic Duck 27
Anas platyrhynchos domesticus
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Ruby-crowned Kinglet 28
Regulus calendula
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American Redstart 29
Setophaga ruticilla
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Chestnut-sided Warbler 30
Setophaga pensylvanica
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Yellow Warbler 31
Setophaga petechia
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Hooded Warbler 32
Setophaga citrina
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Yellow-rumped Warbler 33
Setophaga coronata
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Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2
Polioptila caerulea
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European Starling 34
Sturnus vulgaris
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Gray Catbird 2
Dumetella carolinensis
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Brown-headed Cowbird 2
Molothrus ater
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Northern Mockingbird 35
Mimus polyglottos
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American Robin 36
Turdus migratorius
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Tufted Titmouse 37
Baeolophus bicolor
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Carolina Chickadee 38
Poecile carolinensis
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Blue Jay 39
Cyanocitta cristata
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American Crow 40
Corvus brachyrhynchos
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Northern Cardinal 41
Cardinalis cardinalis

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