Birds of the ESA and Surrounding Properties

Order Common Name Scientific Name Sibley 2003
Podicipediformes
Grebes Podicipedidae
Pied-billed grebe* Podilymbus podiceps 31
Horned grebe Podiceps auritus 30
Pelicaniformes
Pelicans Pelecanidae
"Red" American white pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos 47
Cormorants Phalacrocoracidae
"Blue" Double-crested cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus 53
Ciconiiformes
Herons, Egrets & Bitterns Ardeidae
"Blue" American bittern Botaurus lentiginosus 55
"Blue/SC" Great blue heron* Ardea herodias 56
"Blue" Green heron* Butorides virescens 59
Black-crowned night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax 60
New World Vultures Cathartidae
Turkey vulture Cathartes aura 96
Anseriformes
Ducks, Geese & Swans Anatidae
Greater white-fronted goose Anser albifrons 67
Snow goose Chen caerulescens 69
? "Blue" Canada goose* Branta canadensis 70
Cackling goose Branta hutchinsii 70
Trumpeter swan Cygnus buccinator 67
Tundra swan Cygnus columbianus 66
Wood duck* Aix sponsa 74
Gadwall Anas strepera 76
American wigeon Anas americana 77
Mallard* Anas platyrhynchos 75
Blue-winged teal Anas discors 79
Cinnamon teal Anas cyanoptera 79
Northern shoveler Anas clypeata 78
Northern pintail Anas acuta 76
Green-winged teal Anas crecca 80
Canvasback Aythya valisineria 84
Redhead Aythya americana 84
Ring-necked duck Aythya collaris 82
Greater scaup Aythya marila 83
Lesser scaup Aythya affinis 82
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola 91
Common goldeneye Bucephala clangula 90
Barrow's goldeneye Bucephala islandica 91
Hooded merganser Lophodytes cucullatus 93
Common merganser Mergus merganser 92
Ruddy duck Oxyura jamaicensis 93
Falconiformes
Hawks & Allies Accipitridae
Osprey Pandion haliaetus 111
Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus 113
Northern harrier Circus cyaneus 98
Sharp-shinned hawk Accipiter striatus 100
Cooper's hawk* Accipiter cooperii 100
? "Red/T" Northern goshawk Accipiter gentilis 101
Red-tailed hawk* Buteo jamaicensis 106
Rough-legged hawk Buteo lagopus 110
Falcons & Caracaras Falconidae
American kestrel Falco sparverius 115
Merlin Falco columbarius 116
? "Blue/SC" "Red/T" Peregrine falcon Falco peregrinus 117
Galliformes
Grouse, Turkeys & Allies Phasianidae
"Exotic" Ring-necked pheasant* Phasianus colchicus 120
Ruffed grouse* Bonasa umbellus 123
Gruiformes
Rails, Gallinules & Coots Rallidae
Virginia rail* Rallus limicola 135
Sora Porzana carolina 136
American coot Fulica americana 139
Charadriiformes
Plovers & Lapwings Charadriidae
Killdeer* Charadrius vociferus 146
Sandpipers, Phalaropes & Allies Scolopacidae
Greater yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca 152
Solitary sandpiper Tringa solitaria 154
Spotted sandpiper* Actitis macularia 154
Pectoral sandpiper Calidris melanotos 168
Long-billed dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus 170
Wilson's snipe* Gallinago delicata 172
Gulls, Terns & Allies Laridae
Mew gull Larus canus 186
Ring-billed gull Larus delawarensis 187
"Blue" California gull Larus californicus 188
Herring gull Larus argentatus 189
Thayer's gull Larus thayeri 190
Western gull Larus occidentalis 194
Glaucous-winged gull Larus glaucescens 193
Columbiformes
Pigeons & Doves Columbidae
"Exotic" Rock dove Columba livia 219
"Blue" Band-tailed pigeon* Columba fasciata 220
Mourning dove* Zenaida macroura 221
Strigiformes
Barn owls Tytonidae
"Blue/SC" Barn owl* Tyto alba 234
Typical owls Strigidae
? "Blue/SC" "Red/E" Western screech-owl* Otus kennicottii 237
Great horned owl* Bubo virginianus 239
Barred owl Strix varia 241
Long-eared owl Asio otus 234
"Blue/SC" Short-eared owl Asio flammeus 235
? "Blue/T" Northern saw-whet owl* Aegolius acadicus 244
Caprimulgiformes
Nighthawks & Nightjars Caprimulgidae
Common nighthawk Chordeiles minor 246
Apodiformes
Swifts Apodidae
Black swift Cypseloides niger 252
Vaux's swift Chaetura vauxi 253
Hummingbirds Trochilidae
Anna's hummingbird Calypte anna 260
Rufous hummingbird* Selasphorus rufus 262
Coraciiformes
Kingfishers Alcedinidae
Belted kingfisher Ceryle alcyon 251
Piciformes
Woodpeckers & Allies Picidae
Red-breasted sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber 274
Downy woodpecker* Picoides pubescens 268
? "Blue" Hairy woodpecker* Picoides villosus 269
Northern flicker* Colaptes auratus 264
Pileated woodpecker* Dryocopus pileatus 273
Passeriformes
Tyrant flycatchers Tyrannidae
Olive-sided flycatcher* Contopus cooperi 279
Western wood-pewee* Contopus sordidulus 280
Willow flycatcher* Empidonax traillii 281
Hammond's flycatcher Empidonax hammondii 283
Pacific-slope flycatcher* Empidonax difficilis 284
Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans 286
Say's phoebe Sayornis saya 287
Western kingbird Tyrannus verticalis 292
Eastern kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus 292
Shrikes Laniidae
Northern shrike Lanius excubitor 295
Vireos Vireonidae
Cassin's vireo* Vireo cassinii 298
Hutton's vireo* Vireo huttoni 297
Warbling vireo* Vireo gilvus 300
Red-eyed vireo* Vireo olivaceus 301
Crows & Jays Corvidae
? "Blue" Stellar's jay* Cyanocitta stelleri 303
Northwestern crow* Corvus caurinus 308
Common raven Corvus corax 309
Swallows & Martins Hirundinidae
"Blue" Purple martin Progne subis 316
Tree swallow* Tachycineta bicolor 312
Violet-green swallow* Tachycineta thalassina 312
Northern rough-winged swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis 313
Bank swallow Riparia riparia 313
Cliff swallow* Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 315
"Blue" Barn swallow* Hirundo rustica 314
Chickadees & Titmice Paridae
Black-capped chickadee* Poecile atricapilla 320
Chestnut-backed chickadee* Poecile rufescens 321
Long-tailed Tits Aegithalidae
Bushtit* Psaltriparus minimus 323
Nuthatches Sittidae
Red-breasted nuthatch* Sitta canadensis 325
Creepers Certhiidae
Brown creeper* Certhia americana 326
Wrens Troglodytidae
Bewick's wren* Thryomanes bewickii 329
Winter wren* Troglodytes troglodytes 331
Marsh wren* Cistothorus palustris 328
Dippers Cinclidae
American dipper Cinclus mexicanus 335
Kinglets Regulidae
Golden-crowned kinglet* Regulus satrapa 336
Ruby-crowned kinglet* Regulus calendula 336
Thrushes Turdidae
Mountain bluebird Sialia currucoides 342
Townsend's solitaire Myadestes townsendi 344
Swainson's thrush* Catharus ustulatus 348
Hermit thrush Catharus guttatus 349
American robin Turdus migratorius 345
Varied thrush Ixoreus naevius 344
Mockingbirds & Thrashers Mimidae
Gray catbird Dumetella carolinensis 351
Starlings & Mynas Sturnidae
"Exotic" European starling* Sturnus vulgaris 362
Wagtails & Pipits Motacillidae
American pipit Anthus rubescens 358
Waxwings Bombycillidae
Bohemian waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 361
Cedar waxwing* Bombycilla cedrorum 361
Wood-warblers Parulidae
Orange-crowned warbler* Vermivora celata 367
Nashville warbler Vermivora ruficapilla 368
Yellow warbler* Dendroica petechia 371
Yellow-rumped warbler* Dendroica coronata 376
Black-throated gray warbler* Dendroica nigrescens 375
Townsend's warbler Dendroica townsendi 374
MacGillivray's warbler* Oporornis tolmiei 385
Common yellowthroat* Geothlypis trichas 386
Wilson's warbler* Wilsonia pusilla 387
Tanagers Thraupidae
Western tanager* Piranga ludoviciana 393
New World Sparrows Emberizidae
Spotted towhee* Pipilo maculatus 406
Savannah sparrow* Passerculus sandwichensis 417
Fox sparrow Passerela iliaca 420
Song sparrow* Melospiza melodia 422
Lincoln's sparrow Melospiza lincolnii 423
White-crowned sparrow* Zonotrichia leucophrys 428
Golden-crowned sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla 429
Dark-eyed junco* Junco hyemalis 424
Cardinals & Allies Cardinalidae
Black-headed grosbeak* Pheucticus melanocephalus 400
Lazuli bunting Passerina amoena 396
Blackbirds, Orioles & Allies Icteridae
Red-winged blackbird* Agelaius phoeniceus 440
Brewer's blackbird Euphagus cyanocephalus 442
Brown-headed cowbird* Molothrus ater 444
Bullock's oriole* Icterus bullockii 436
Finches & Allies Fringillidae
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator 455
Purple finch* Carpodacus purpureus 451
House finch* Carpodacus mexicanus 450
Red crossbill Loxia curvirostra 448
Common redpoll Carduelis flammea 454
Pine siskin* Carduelis pinus 453
American goldfinch* Carduelis tristis 453
Evening grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus 449
Old World Sparrows Passeridae
"Exotic" House sparrow* Passer domesticus 456

*known to have nested in the area.

Main contributors: Ted Goshulak, Stan Olson, Glen Ryder, and Mike Schulz