Upland Shrub

Gray Catbird, Brown Thrasher, Eastern Towhee, Willow Flycatcher, Alder Flycatcher, Field Sparrow, Prairie Warbler, Blue-winged Warbler, Golden-winged Warbler, Mourning Warbler, Chestnut-sided Warbler, Yellow Warbler, Nashville Warbler, White-throated Sparrow, Clay-colored Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Indigo Bunting, Orchard Oriole

graycatbirdGray Catbird

The decline of shrub habitat has become a conservation concern throughout the northeastern United States. Because changes in shrub habitat are difficult to track, bird species that are shrub specialists serve as an important indicator of the status of this habitat.