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Common Birds on the Nature Preserve

Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
American Crow Corvus brachyrhynchos
American Goldfinch Spinus tristis
American Kestrel Falco sparverius
American Robin Turdus migratorius
Anna’s Hummingbird Calypte anna

Picture courtesy of Gina Martin

Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
Barn Owl Tyto alba
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica
Belted Kingfisher Megaceryle alcyon
Bewick’s Wren Thryomanes bewicii
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus
Brewer’s Blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus 
Brown-headed Cowbird Molothrus ater
Bullock’s Oriole Icterus bullockii
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
California Quail Callipepla californica

Picture courtesy of Allan Jones

California Thrasher Toxostoma redivivum
California Towhee Melozone crissalis
Canada Goose Branta canadensis
Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
Cliff Swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Common Nighthawk Chordeiles minor
Cooper’s Hawk Accipiter cooperii
Dark-eyed Junco Junco hyemalis
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus
Downey Woodpecker Picoides pubescens
Eurasian Collared-Dove Streptopelia decaocto
European Starling Sturnus vulgaris
Forster’s Tern Sterna forsteri 
Golden-crowned sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla
Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias
Great Egret Ardea alba
Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
Green Heron Butorides virescens
House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus
House Sparrow Passer domesticus
House Wren Troglodytes aedon
Killdeer Charadrius vociferous
Lesser Goldfnch Spinus psaltria
Mallard Duck Anas platyrhynchos
Marsh Wren Cistothorus palustris
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus
Northern Harrier Circus cyaneus
Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
Nuttall’s Woodpecker Picoides nuttallii
Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Phainopepla Phainopepla nitens
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Picture courtesy of Gina Martin

Plain titmouse  Parus inornatus
Red-tailed Hawk Buteo jamaicensis
Red-shouldered Hawk Buteo lineatus
Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Picture courtesy of Allan Jones

Rock dove/pigeon Columba livia
Snowy Egret Egretta thula
Song Sparrow Melospiza melodia 
Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus
Swainson’s Hawk Buteo swainsoni
Townsend’s Warbler Setophaga townsendi
Tree Swallow Tachycineta bicolor
Turkey Vulture Cathartes aura
Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus
Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
Western Meadowlark Sturnella neglecta
Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus
White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys
White-tailed Kite Elanus leucurus
Wild Turkey Meleagris gallopave
Wilson’s Warbler Cardellina pusilla
Wood Duck Aix sponsa

Picture courtesy of Allan Jones

Yellow-billed Magpie Pica nuttalli
Yellow-rumped Warbler Setohaga coronata
Yellow Warbler Setophaga petechia




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