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Louisiana's Common Birds


These easy to find birds may be permanent residents or just here for the winter or the summer. You may enjoy them in your local parks or even in your own backyard. Also, some may nest in your yard or nearby. Enjoy!

Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Wood Duck
Red-shouldered Hawk
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Eastern Screech Owl
Barred Owl
Red-headed Woodpecker
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Downy woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Fish Crow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Loggerhead Shrike
European Starling
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch (English Sparrow)
House Sparrow
American Goldfinch