Theodore Roosevelt’s Adirondack Bird List

Theodore Roosevelt already was an avid naturalist at the age of 18 when, in 1877, he published the four-page pamphlet, The Summer Birds of the Adirondacks in Franklin County, N.Y.

1. Bluebird, Eastern

2. Blue Jay

3. Chickadee, Black-capped

4. Crow, American

5. Duck, Wood

6. Eagle, Bald

7. Finch, Purple

8. Hawk, Red-tailed

9. Hummingbird, Ruby-throated

10. Loon, Common

11. Owl, Barred

12. Robin, American

13. Sparrow, Song

14. Woodpecker, Downey

15. Wren, Winter

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