232 recordings of 191 species.

Wisconsin Bird Sounds : Table of Contents

Songs, calls, and other sounds of the birds of Wisconsin.

Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
Redhead (Aythya americana)
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula)
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Quail

Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Greater Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido)

Gaviidae - Loons

Common Loon (Gavia immer)

Podicipedidae - Grebes

Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)

Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Allies

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)

Pandionidae - Osprey

Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)

Accipitridae - Hawks and Allies

Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Broad-winged Hawk (Buteo platypterus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)

Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

King Rail (Rallus elegans)
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola)
Sora (Porzana carolina)
Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata)
American Coot (Fulica americana)

Gruidae - Cranes

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

Charadriidae - Plovers and Lapwings

Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia)
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda)
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Wilson's Snipe (Gallinago delicata)
American Woodcock (Scolopax minor)

Laridae - Gulls and Terns

Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)
Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)

Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)

Strigidae - Typical Owls

Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascops asio)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus)

Caprimulgidae - Goatsuckers

Chuck-will's-widow (Antrostomus carolinensis)
Eastern Whip-poor-will (Antrostomus vociferus)

Alcedinidae - Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon)

Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies

Red-headed Woodpecker (Melanerpes erythrocephalus)
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)
Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)

Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher (Empidonax flaviventris)
Acadian Flycatcher (Empidonax virescens)
Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum)
Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax traillii)
Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)
Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus)
Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)

Laniidae - Shrikes

Northern Shrike (Lanius excubitor)

Vireonidae - Vireos

Bell's Vireo (Vireo bellii)
Yellow-throated Vireo (Vireo flavifrons)
Blue-headed Vireo (Vireo solitarius)
Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus)
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)

Corvidae - Jays and Crows

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)

Alaudidae - Larks

Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)

Hirundinidae - Swallows

Purple Martin (Progne subis)
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripennis)
Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)

Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice

Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
Boreal Chickadee (Poecile hudsonicus)
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)

Sittidae - Nuthatches

Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)

Certhiidae - Creepers

Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)

Troglodytidae - Wrens

House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)
Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)

Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)

Regulidae - Kinglets

Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)

Turdidae - Thrushes

Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
Townsend's Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi)
Veery (Catharus fuscescens)
Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus)
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
Wood Thrush (Hylocichla mustelina)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)

Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers

Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
Brown Thrasher (Toxostoma rufum)

Sturnidae - Starlings

European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

Motacillidae - Wagtails/Pipits

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

Bombycillidae - Waxwings

Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

Calcariidae - Longspurs and Snow Buntings

Lapland Longspur (Calcarius lapponicus)

Parulidae - Wood-Warblers

Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapilla)
Louisiana Waterthrush (Parkesia motacilla)
Northern Waterthrush (Parkesia noveboracensis)
Golden-winged Warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera)
Blue-winged Warbler (Vermivora cyanoptera)
Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
Prothonotary Warbler (Protonotaria citrea)
Tennessee Warbler (Oreothlypis peregrina)
Nashville Warbler (Oreothlypis ruficapilla)
Connecticut Warbler (Oporornis agilis)
Mourning Warbler (Geothlypis philadelphia)
Kentucky Warbler (Geothlypis formosus)
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Hooded Warbler (Setophaga citrina)
American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
Cerulean Warbler (Setophaga cerulea)
Northern Parula (Setophaga americana)
Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)
Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica)
Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)
Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)
Yellow-throated Warbler (Setophaga dominica)
Prairie Warbler (Setophaga discolor)
Black-throated Green Warbler (Setophaga virens)
Wilson's Warbler (Cardellina pusilla)
Canada Warbler (Cardellina canadensis)
Yellow-breasted Chat (Icteria virens)

Emberizidae - New World Sparrows

Eastern Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus)
American Tree Sparrow (Spizella arborea)
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
Clay-colored Sparrow (Spizella pallida)
Field Sparrow (Spizella pusilla)
Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus)
Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum)
Henslow's Sparrow (Ammodramus henslowii)
Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca)
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii)
Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Cardinalidae - Cardinals and Allies

Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea)
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea)
Dickcissel (Spiza americana)

Icteridae - Blackbirds, Orioles, and Allies

Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)
Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus)
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius)
Baltimore Oriole (Icterus galbula)

Fringillidae - Finches and Allies

Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator)
Purple Finch (Haemorhous purpureus)
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)
Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)
Common Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)
Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus)

Passeridae - Old World Sparrows

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)