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There are many types of birds inhabiting the waters, shorelands and woods of Torsey Pond. Most are seasonal in their stay, but a few are year-round residents; all of them however, add to the natural experience of Torsey Pond with their different colorations, their varying calls and their individual patterns and behavior. Torsey Pond provides many opportunities for the wild bird watcher. Here are birds that can be found around our pond:
Blue Jay, Ring-necked Pheasant, Eastern Kingbird, Killdeer, Eastern Phoebe, Song Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, White-throated Sparrow, Wood Thrush, House Sparrow, Veery, Solitary Vireo, Ruby-breasted Grosbeak, Rufous-sided Towhee, Evening Grosbeak, House Wren, Robin, American Redstat, Black-Capped Chickadee, Eastern Meadowlark, Hermit Thrush, Northern (Baltimore) Oriole, Purple Finch, Eastern Crow, Gold Finch, Starling, Cedar Waxwing, Purple, Grackle, Cardinal, White-Brested Nuthatch, Slatecolored Junco, Mockingbird, Tufted Titmouse, Catbird, Bobolink, Herring Gull, Red-winged Blackbird, Red-breasted Nuthatch, Brown Creeper, American Bald Eagle, Golden Eagle and Wild Turkey.