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The following table represents birds which have been spotted here at the ranch. As with any such list, it will never be complete and relies on people such as yourself in striving for that goal. When visiting China Ranch, please let us know of any unusual sightings.

Grebes

Pied–billed Grebe

Eared Grebe  

Bitterns, Herons, & Egrets

Great Egret

Great Blue Heron

Green Heron

Ibis, Stork, & Vultures

White Faced Ibis

Turkey Vulture

Geese, Swans, & Ducks

Canvasback

Redhead

Ruddy Duck

Bufflehead

Common Goldeneye

Northern Shoveler

Cinnamon Teal

Green-winged Teal

Raptors, Northern Harrier, Gadwall

Cooper’s Hawk

Red-Shouldered Hawk

Red-Tailed Hawk

Golden Eagle (in flight?)

Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Falcons

American Kestrel

Prairie Falcon

Quail

Gambels Quail

California Quail

Virginia Rail

Ring Necked Pheasant

American Coot

Stilt & Avocet

American Avocet

Sandpipers & Phalaropes

Spotted Sandpiper

Common Snipe

Killdeer

Greater Yellow Legs

Pigeons & Doves

White-Winged Dove

Mourning Dove

Inca Dove

Ruddy Ground Dove

Cuckoo & Roadrunner

Greater Roadrunner

Owls

Great Horned Owl

Long Eared Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Goatsuckers

Vaux’s Swift

White-throated Swift

Hummingbirds

Anna’s Hummingbirds

Costa’s Hummingbirds

Kingfisher

Belted Kingfisher

Woodpeckers

Lewis’ Woodpecker

Red-napped Sapsucker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

Flycatchers

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Western Wood Pewee

Willow Flycatcher

Gray Flycatcher

Black Phoebe

Say’s Phoebe

Vermillion Flycatcher

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Shrikes

Loggerheaded Shrike

Vireos

Bell’s Vireo

 Gray Vireo

Cassin’s Vireo

Plumbeous Vireo

Hutton’s Vireo

Warbling Vireo

Philadelphia Vireo

Solitary Vireo

Jays, Magpie, Crow, & Raven

Western Scrub Jay

American Crow

Common Raven

Lark

Horned Lark

Swallows

Tree Swallow

Violet-green Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

Verdin & Bushtit

Verdin

Bushtit

Plain Titmouse (Juniper Titmouse?)

Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Wrens

Rock Wren

Canyon Wren

Bewick’s Wren

House Wren

Winter Wren

Marsh Wren

Cactus Wren

Kinglets

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Bluebird & Thrushes

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Black-tailed Gnatcatcher

Western Bluebird

Townsend’s Solitaire

Swanson’s Thrush

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

Mountain Bluebird

Mockingbirds & Thrashers

Gray Catbird

Northern Mockingbird

Crissal Thrasher

Starling

European Starling

Pipits

American Pipit

Waxwings

Cedar Waxwing

Wood Warblers

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Lucy’s Warbler

Northern Parula

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Audubon’s

Myrlle’s

Townsends Warblers

MacGilliuray’s Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Wilson’s Warbler

Yellow-breasted Chat

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Tanagers

Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Tohees & Sparrows

Spotted Tohee

Chipping Sparrow

Clay Colored Sparrow?

Brewers Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Sage Sparrow

Grasshopper Sparrow?

Leconte’s Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln’s Sparrow

Harris’s Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow?

Savannah Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

House Sparrow

Junco, Longspurs, & Buntings

Black-headed Grosbeaks

Lazuli Bunting

Northern Cardinal

Blackbirds & Orioles

Western Meadowlawk

Great-tailed Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Hooded Oriole Bullock’s Oriole

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird

Brewers Blackbird

Finches

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

Weaver Finch