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This list isn't meant to display all the information about the many bird species found within 'Souls, but if there's any particular information (e.g., a particular call or a really weird looking bird) feel free to highlight it in this page, or even make a page for them if you feel it's necssary.
This list does not account for invasive species which may have been released following the 1988 apocalypse. Most species of parrot (e.g., Macaws and Eclectus parrots) and other birds kept by people would not be able to survive the cold temperatures in a Nova Scotian winter, and would likely return to more southerly climates closer mimicking their native ranges (or their native ranges themselves, in the case of parrots from South America -- they can fly, after all!).
Birds are usually strongly sexually dimorphic, with the females displaying duller colors than the males. They lay eggs, most fly -- you know this stuff, right? ;D A songbird is a bird belonging to the clade Passeri of the perching birds. While almost all living birds give calls of some sort, well-developed songs are only given by a few lineages outside the songbirds.
The song in this clade is essentially territorial in that it communicates the identity and whereabouts of an individual to other birds and also signals sexual intentions. It is not to be confused with bird calls which are used for alarms and contact and are especially important in birds that feed or migrate in flocks.
- Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
- White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)
- House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
- Boreal Chickadee (Parus hudsonicus)
- Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus): Provincial bird of New Brunswick
- Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
- American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
- Common Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
- Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos )
- Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)
- White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera)
- Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
- Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)
- Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
- Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus)
These birds typically winter in the south and are absent from 'Souls in winter. In summer, they return to 'Souls territories to breed.
- Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
- Bank Swallow (Riparia riparia)
- Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
- Cliff Swallow (Hirundo pyrrhonota)
- Blackburnian Warbler (Setophaga fusca)
- Magnolia Warbler (Setophaga magnolia)
- Palm Warbler (Setophaga palmarum)
- Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia)
- Cape May Warbler (Setophaga tigrina)
- Black-throated Blue Warbler (Setophaga caerulescens)
- Bay-breasted Warbler (Setophaga castanea)
- Black-and-white Warbler (Mniotilta varia)
- Mourning Warbler (Oporornis philadelphia)
- Canada Warbler (Wilsonia canadensis)
- Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla)
- Tennessee Warbler (Vermivora peregrina)
- Chestnut-sided Warbler (Setophaga pensylvanica) Not found in northern areas -- e.g., Ashes and Ashes.
- Blackpoll Warbler (Setophaga striata) Saint Croix Highlands only.
- Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
- Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii)
- Swamp Sparrow (Melospiza georgiana)
- Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)
- Vesper Sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus)
- Saltmarsh Sparrow (Ammodramus caudacutus)
- Least Flycatcher (Empidonax minimus)
- Alder Flycatcher (Empidonax alnorum)
- Great Crested Flycatcher (Myiarchus crinitus) Southern Northern Tides only.
- Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus borealis): These birds are abundant in early postfire landscapes that have burned at high severity. They are therefore found in abundance in the Ashes and Ashes territory.
- House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
- Winter Wren (Troglodytes hiemalis)
- Sedge Wren (Cistothorus platensis)
- Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris) Wabanaki Coast only.
- Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
- Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
- Gray-cheeked Thrush (Catharus minimus) Extreme south Western Tangles only.
- Northern Waterthrush (Seiurus noveboracensis)
- Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)
- Eastern Wood-Pewee (Contopus virens)
- Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus)
- Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis)
- Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)
- Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis)
- Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
- Ovenbird (Seiurus aurocapillus)
- American Redstart (Setophaga ruticilla)
- Northern Parula (Parula americana)
- Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
- Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
- Bobolink (Dolichonyx oryzivorus)
- Rusty Blackbird (Euphagus carolinus)
- Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum): Found only in Western Tangles.
- Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula): Found only in Northern Tides southerly areas.
- Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) Northern Tides and south of Halifax only.
- Northern Oriole (Icterus galbula) Southern Northern Tides and Seabreeze Brink only.
- Indigo Bunting (Passerina cyanea) Extremely rare with a tiny range in southern Northern Tides.
- Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna) Saint Croix Highlands only.
- Progne subis (Progne subis) Southern Northern Tides, Sticks and Stones, and Seabreeze Brink.
- Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) Southern Northern Tides only.
- Veery (Catharus fuscescens) South of Halcyon Mountain only.
- Philadelphia Vireo (Vireo philadelphicus) Northern Tides only.
- Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) Northern Tides only.
- Pine Grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator): These birds are from further north and spend the winters in 'Souls.
- Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus): These birds have erratic migration patterns and may not be seen from year to year.
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