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John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (IBA), Pennsylvania (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (IBA), Pennsylvania

Map of John Heinz NWR at Tinicum (IBA), Pennsylvania

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) American Black Duck (Anas rubripes) Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) European Starling (Sturnia vulgaris) Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)

Wildlife Refuge close to the Philadelphia Airport.


Around The World in 66 Days

3/4/2013: The visit to Philadelphia was ending, and there was one last place to visit from here.

Previous Visit (Chiemsee: 3/1/2013)
Next Visit (Fermilab: 3/6/2013)

Species Recorded (30)

Birds ( 29 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
American Black Duck - Anas rubripes
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Mute Swan - Cygnus olor
Common Merganser - Mergus merganser
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Wild Turkey - Meleagris gallopavo

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Kingfishers ( Alcedinidae )
Belted Kingfisher - Megaceryle alcyon

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Downy Woodpecker - Dryobates pubescens

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Carolina Chickadee - Poecile carolinensis

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
White-throated Sparrow - Zonotrichia albicollis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus


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