Species list: double-crested cormorant, mute swan, Canada goose, mallard, American black duck, bufflehead, red-breasted merganser, red-tailed hawk, American kestrel, glaucous gull, herring gull, ring-billed gull, red-bellied woodpecker, hairy woodpecker, downy woodpecker, eastern phoebe, tree swallow, American crow, black-capped chickadee, white-breasted nuthatch, hermit thrush, American robin, European starling, house sparrow, red-winged blackbird, common grackle, brown-headed cowbird, northern cardinal, American goldfinch, song sparrow. (30 species)
Sunshine trying hard awhile
On the bare brown fields to smile;
Frozen ruts and slippery walks;
Gray old crops of last year’s stalks.
– Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813–90)