Bird-A-Thon 2015 List

Here is the list of 77 species spotted by the Upper Elementary students on their mini “Big Day,” May 8, 2015:

Waterfowl: (10)

Black Brant
Dusky Canada Goose
American Wigeon
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
American Green-w Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Surf Scoter
Bufflehead

Loons and Grebes: (6)

Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe

Boobies, Pelicans, Cormorants (4)

Brown Pelican
Brandt’s Cormorant
Double-cr Cormorant
Pelagic Cormorant

Herons, Ibises (5)

American Bittern
Great Blue heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Black-cr. Night Heron

Vultures (1)

Turkey Vulture

Hawks, Falcons (3)

Osprey
White-tailed Kite
Red-tailed Hawk

Cranes and Rails (2)

Virginia Rail
American Coot

Plovers, Oystercatchers (2)

Black-bellied Plover
Black Oystercatcher

Stilts, Sandpipers, Etc (11)

Spotted Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Black Turnstone
Sanderling
Dunlin
Short-billed Dowitcher

Gulls, Terns, Jaegers (4)

California Gull
Western Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Caspian Tern

Auks (1)

Common Murre

Pigeons, Cuckoos (3)

Rock Pigeon
Eurasian-Collard Dove
Mourning Dove

Swifts, Hummingbirds (1)

Anna’s Hummingbird

Flycatchers (1)

Black Phoebe

Jays, Crow, Raven (1)

American Crow
Common Raven

Lark, Swallows (5)

Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
N. Rough-w. Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow

Nuthatches, Creepers, wrens, Dippers (1)

Marsh Wren

Thrushes, Wrentit, Thrashers (1)

American Robin

Starling, Pipits, Waxwings (1)

European Starling

Wood Warblers (3)

Orange-cr. Warbler
Audubon’s Yellow-r. Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler

Buntings, Sparrows(3)

Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-cr. Sparrow

Meadowlarks, Blackbirds, Orioles(4)

Red-winged Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock’s Oriole

Fringillid Finches (3)

House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch

House Sparrow (1)

House Sparrow