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CALIFORNIA BIRD SPECIES PAINTED BY

A. & S. Menaboni

 

          The color photos and illustrations contained herein emphasize the adult male bird in breeding season but may also show females and immatures.  Their coloration may be duller or absent at different times of the year.  Measurements are the average length from bill to tip of tail.

 

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WATERBIRDS  (primarily Inshore Waters)

 

WADING BIRDS (Coastal & Inshore Waters)

 

PREDATORY & SCAVENGER BIRDS

 

GAME & GROUND BIRDS (terrestrial)

 

WOODPECKER GROUP

 

PERCHING BIRDS (incl. Swifts, Swallows & Nighthawks)

 

 

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                WATERBIRDS  (primarily Inshore Waters)

 

  Ducks, Teals & Wigeons

  Mallard Duck, Anas platyrhynchos platyrhynchos <#265>

Northern Pintail or Pintail Duck, Anas acuta tzitzihoa <#262> 

Wood Duck, Aix sponsa <#260> 

 

  Geese

Canada Goose, Branta canadensis <#268>  

 

  Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher, Ceryle (Megaceryle) alcyon <#748> 

 

 

                WADING BIRDS (Coastal & Inshore Waters)

 

  Bitterns

Black-crowned Night Heron, Nycticorax (Nyctanassa) nycticorax hoactli <#259>  

 

  Plovers

Semi-palmated Plover, Charadrius semipalmatus <#501>

 

 

                PREDATORY & SCAVENGER BIRDS

 

  Eagles

Bald Eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus <#757>

Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos canadensis <#267>

 

  Hawks

American Kestrel or Sparrow Hawk, Falco sparverius <#759> 

Northern Harrier or Marsh Hawk, Circus cyaneus <#750> 

 

  Owls

Eastern or Common Screech Owl, Otus asio <#263> 

Great Horned Owl, Bubo virginianus <#756> 

 

          

                GAME & GROUND BIRDS (Terrestrial)

 

  Doves

Mourning Dove, Zenaida macroora <#754>

 

 

                WOODPECKER GROUP

 

 

      Woodpeckers

Pileated Woodpecker, Dryocopus pileatus <#760>

 

 

                PERCHING BIRDS (incl. Swifts, Swallows & Nighthawks)

 

   Blackbirds

Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus <#751>   

 

  Cardinals

Northern Cardinal, Cardinalis (Richmondena) cardinalis <#266> 

 

  Crows & Ravens

American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos <#752>  

 

  Kingbirds

Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus <#753>

Eastern Kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannus <#755>

 

  Kinglets

 Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Regulus calendula <#264> 

 

 

 

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