SOFB Guild Assignments

Species included in 12 ecological guilds, Vermont Forest Bird Monitoring Program results, 1989-2013. Species listed alphabetically within each guild. (Download the table)

Guild Category Guild Species

Breeding

(1 Guild)

Single-brooded

(58 species)

Alder Flycatcher

American Crow

American Goldfinch

American Redstart

Baltimore Oriole

Bay-breasted Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-capped Chickadee

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Blue-headed Vireo

Bobolink

Boreal Chickadee

Brown Creeper

Canada Warbler

Cape May Warbler

Cedar Waxwing

Cerulean Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Chimney Swift

Common Raven

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Great Crested Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Louisiana Waterthrush

Magnolia Warbler

Mourning Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Northern Parula

Northern Waterthrush

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Ovenbird

Philadelphia Vireo

Pine Siskin

Pine Warbler

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-eyed Vireo

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Scarlet Tanager

Swainson’s Thrush

Tennessee Warbler

Tree Swallow

Tufted Titmouse

Veery

Warbling Vireo

White-breasted Nuthatch

White-eyed Vireo

Willow Flycatcher

Winter Wren

Wood Thrush

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-throated Vireo

Insectivore Foraging

(5 Guilds)

Aerial Insectivores

(11 species)

Alder Flycatcher

Chimney Swift

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Phoebe

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Great Crested Flycatcher

Least Flycatcher

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Tree Swallow

Willow Flycatcher

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Bark-probers

(11 species)

Black-and-white Warbler

Black-backed Woodpecker

Brown Creeper

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Pine Warbler

Red-bellied Woodpecker

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Unidentified Woodpecker

White-breasted Nuthatch

Ground Gleaners

(5 species)

Hermit Thrush

Mourning Warbler

Ovenbird

Winter Wren

Yellow-shafted Flicker

High Canopy Foragers

(14 species)

Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Cape May Warbler

Cerulean Warbler

Northern Parula

Philadelphia Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Scarlet Tanager

Tennessee Warbler

Warbling Vireo

White-winged Crossbill

Yellow-throated Vireo

Low Canopy Foragers

(20 species)

American Redstart

Black-billed Cuckoo

Black-capped Chickadee

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Blue-headed Vireo

Boreal Chickadee

Canada Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Eastern Phoebe

Golden-crowned Kinglet

House Wren

Magnolia Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Tufted Titmouse

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Migratory Strategy

(3 Guilds)

Neotropical Migrants

(33 species)

American Redstart

Baltimore Oriole

Bay-breasted Warbler

Black-and-white Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Canada Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Eastern wood-Pewee

Great Crested Flycatcher

Grey Catbird

Least Flycatcher

Magnolia Warbler

Mourning Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Northern Parula

Northern Waterthrush

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Ovenbird

Philadelphia Vireo

Pine Warbler

Red-eyed Vireo

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Scarlet Tanager

Swainson’s Thrush

Veery

Warbling Vireo

Wood Thrush

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Residents

(10 species)

American Crow

Black-capped Chickadee

Blue Jay

Boreal Chickadee

Common Raven

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Pileated Woodpecker

Unidentified Woodpecker

Wild Turkey

Short-distance Migrants

(17 species)

American Goldfinch

American Robin

Blue-headed Vireo

Brown Creeper

Brown-headed Cowbird

Cedar Waxwing

Hermit Thrush

Purple Finch

Red-breasted Nuthatch

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Slate-colored Junco

Song Sparrow

White-breasted Nuthatch

White-throated Sparrow

Winter Wren

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Yellow-shafted Flicker

Nest Location

(3 Guilds)

Canopy Nesters

(28 species)

American Crow

American Redstart

Baltimore Oriole

Bay-breasted Warbler

Blackburnian Warbler

Black-throated Green Warbler

Blue Jay

Blue-grey Gnatcatcher

Blue-headed Vireo

Cedar Waxwing

Cerulean Warbler

Common Raven

Eastern Kingbird

Eastern Wood-Pewee

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Least Flycatcher

Mourning Dove

Northern Parula

Pine Warbler

Purple Finch

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Scarlet Tanager

Warbling Vireo

White-winged Crossbill

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-throated Vireo

Ground Nesters

(14 species)

Black-and-white Warbler

Canada Warbler

Eastern Towhee

Hermit Thrush

Louisiana Waterthrush

Mourning Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Northern Waterthrush

Ovenbird

Slate-colored Junco

Veery

White-throated Sparrow

Winter Wren

Yellow-bellied Flycatcher

Shrub Nesters

(19 species)

Alder Flycatcher

American Goldfinch

American Robin

Black-billed Cuckoo

Blackpoll Warbler

Black-throated Blue Warbler

Chestnut-sided Warbler

Chipping Sparrow

Common Yellowthroat

Indigo Bunting

Magnolia Warbler

Northern Cardinal

Red-eyed Vireo

Red-winged Blackbird

Swainson’s Thrush

Willow Flycatcher

Wood Thrush

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-billed Cuckoo