Vintage Kansas - A Celebration of Kansas City Past! Birds of the Kansas City Region by Harry Harris
By Harry Harris
Associate Member American Ornithologists Union
The Cardinal.
The Chimney Swift.
The Screech Owl.
The Scarlet Tanager.
The Black Tern.
The Carolina Wren.
The Red-Eyed Vireo.

HYLOCICHLA MUSTELINA (Gmelin).  Wood Thursh.
     Very common summer resident

The Wood Thrush.


     The Wood Thrush is the favorite songbird of most bird lovers, especially those who have not heard the Hermit Thrush.  It arrives from the 23rd to 28th of April and leaves during the second and third weeks of September.

     It nests during the middle of May in damp woods and timbered creek bottoms and ravines, and comes into the city freely to breed.  Some places in town where it nests regularly are Penn Valley Park, Karnes Boulevard, 36th and Gillham, Armour and Paseo, 46th and Gillham, Rockhill and Country Club regions, Swope Park and all the cemeteries.

The Barn Swallow. The Bluebird. The House Wren. The Mourning Dove.

Birds of the Kansas City Region

The Prothonotary Warbler.
The Blue Jay.
The Wood Thrush.
The Brown Creeper.
The Warbling Vireo.
The Purple Martin.
The Robin.

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