Posted by: DarkEyedJunc0 | August 8, 2012

California Bird Quest – The complete Bird list

From 7/27/12 – 8/6/12, we birded “the heck” out of Northern California.   Here is a complete bird list (Trip location list to follow)

California Quail

The Complete list – 147 species seen by both (2 additional by RF)
(LAM- 55 lifers + California Condor) (RF – 11 lifers + 1 ABA bird.)

Canada Goose
Harlequin Duck
Surf Scoter
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
California Quail
Northern Bobwhite
Wild Turkey
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Western Grebe
Black-footed Albatross
Pink-footed Shearwater
Sooty Shearwater
Leach’s Storm-Petrel
Ashy Storm-Petrel
Black Storm-Petrel
Northern Gannet
Brandt’s Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Turkey Vulture
California Condor
White-tailed Kite
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Clapper Rail
American Coot
Black-bellied Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Black Oystercatcher
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Spotted Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Least Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Sabine’s Gull
Heermann’s Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull
Caspian Tern
Arctic Tern
Forster’s Tern
Elegant Tern
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Common Murre
Pigeon Guillemot
Cassin’s Auklet
Rhinoceros Auklet
Tufted Puffin
Rock Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Barn Owl
Great Horned Owl
White-throated Swift
Anna’s Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen’s Hummingbird
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttall’s Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Western Wood-Pewee
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Loggerhead Shrike
Hutton’s Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Steller’s Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Yellow-billed Magpie
American Crow
Common Raven
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Oak Titmouse
Pygmy Nuthatch
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Western Bluebird
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
California Thrasher
European Starling
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Spotted Towhee
California Towhee
Lark Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Western Tanager
Red-winged Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Hooded Oriole
Purple Finch
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow


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