Birds Eating the Seeds
or Seedheads of Smartweeds
(Persicaria spp.)

Bird Species  
Common Name Scientific Name
Tundra Swan Cynus columbianus
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Wood Duck Aix sponsa
Northern Pintail Anas acuta
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata
Green-Winged Teal Anas crecca
Blue-Winged Teal Anas discors
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos
Black Duck Anas rubripes
Gadwall Anas strepera
Redhead Aythya americana
Ring-Necked Duck Aythya collaris
Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis
Wilson Snipe Gallinago delicata
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos
Short-Billed Dowitcher Limnodromus griseus
Long-Billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis
Sora Porzana carolina
King Rail Rallus elegans
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
Prairie Chicken Tympanuchus cupido
Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
Redwing Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus
Bobolink Dolichonyx oryzivorus
Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
Cowbird Molothrus ater
Rose-Breasted Grosbeak Pheucticus ludovicianus
Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Slate-Colored Junco* Junco hyemalis
Common Redpoll* Carduelis flammea
Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris
Meadowlark Sturnella magna
Eastern Towhee Pipilo erythrophthalmus
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca
Henslow Sparrow Ammodramus henslowii
Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
Swamp Sparrow Melospiza georgiana
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia
Tree Sparrow Spizella arborea
Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
Vesper Sparrow Pooecetes gramineus
White-Throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
White-Crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
* winter only

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