Common Birds

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Digital media for audio and egg/nest records were made possible through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

The (*) indicates whether the species breeds at the Hastings site.

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Common Name Scientific Name Arctos Hastings Audio Eggs and Nests
Mallard*
Mallard
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Anas platyrhynchos Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Turkey Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Cathartes aura Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Red-shouldered Hawk*
Red-shouldered Hawk
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Buteo lineatus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Red-tailed Hawk*
Red-tailed Hawk
© 2005 Larry Blakely
Buteo jamaicensis Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
American Kestrel*
American Kestrel
© 2000 Don Getty
Falco sparverius Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Wild Turkey*
Wild Turkey
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Meleagris gallopavo Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
California Quail*
California Quail
Tom Brakefield © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Callipepla californica Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Mountain Quail*
Mountain Quail
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Oreortyx pictus Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
Mourning Dove*
Mourning Dove
Alden M. Johnson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Zenaida macroura Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Barn Owl*
Barn Owl
George W. Robinson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Tyto alba Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Western Screech-Owl*
Western Screech-Owl
George W. Robinson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Otus kennicottii Species Page [no records] Audio [no records]
Great Horned Owl*
Great Horned Owl
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Bubo virginianus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Anna's Hummingbird*
Anna's Hummingbird
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Calypte anna Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Acorn Woodpecker*
Acorn Woodpecker
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Melanerpes formicivorus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Nuttall's Woodpecker*
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Picoides nuttallii Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
Downy Woodpecker*
Downy Woodpecker
Tom Brakefield © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Picoides pubescens Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Northern Flicker*
Northern Flicker
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Colaptes auratus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Black Phoebe*
Black Phoebe
Richard B. Lewis, III © 2003 BonTerra Consulting
Sayornis nigricans Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Ash-throated Flycatcher*
Ash-throated Flycatcher
© 2005 John Pelafigue
Myiarchus cinerascens Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Hutton's Vireo*
Hutton's Vireo
© 2006 Stephen Dowlan
Vireo huttoni Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Warbling Vireo*
Warbling Vireo
© 2006 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Vireo gilvus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Steller's Jay*
Steller's Jay
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Cyanocitta stelleri Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Western Scrub Jay*
Western Scrub Jay
© 2008 Kim Cabrera
Aphelocoma californica Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Yellow-Billed Magpie*
Yellow-Billed Magpie
© 2004 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Pica nuttalli Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
American Crow*
American Crow
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Corvus brachyrhynchos Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
Violet-Green Swallow*
Violet-Green Swallow
© 2007 Ron Wolf
Tachycineta thalassina Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Oak Titmouse*
Oak Titmouse
© 2006 George W. Hartwell
Baeolophus inornatus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Bushtit*
Bushtit
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Psaltriparus minimus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
White-breasted Nuthatch*
White-breasted Nuthatch
© 2004 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Sitta carolinensis Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Bewick's Wren*
Bewick's Wren
Richard B. Lewis, III © 2003 BonTerra Consulting
Thryomanes bewickii Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
House Wren*
House Wren
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Troglodytes aedon Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Wrentit*
Wrentit
© 2006 John Pelafigue
Chamaea fasciata Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher*
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Richard B. Lewis, III © 2004 BonTerra Consulting
Polioptila caerulea Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Western Bluebird*
Western Bluebird
© 2004 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Sialia mexicana Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
American Robin*
American Robin
© 2001 John White
Turdus migratorius Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Hermit Thrush
Hermit Thrush
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Catharus guttatus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
European Starling*
European Starling
George W. Robinson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Sturnus vulgaris Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
Cedar Waxwing
Cedar Waxwing
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Bombycilla cedrorum Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Orange-crowned Warbler*
Orange-crowned Warbler
© 2011 Scott Trageser
Vermivora celata Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Yellow Warbler*
Yellow Warbler
© 2007 Kelly McAllister
Dendroica petechia Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Dendroica coronata Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Black-throated Gray Warbler*
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Sam Stewart © 2006 BonTerra Consulting
Dendroica nigrescens Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Western Tanager
Western Tanager
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Piranga ludoviciana Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Black-headed Grosbeak* (summer resident)
Black-headed Grosbeak
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Pheucticus melanocephalus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Spotted Towhee*
Spotted Towhee
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Pipilo maculatus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
California Towhee*
California Towhee
Richard B. Lewis, III © 2003 BonTerra Consulting
Pipilo crissalis Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Chipping Sparrow*
Chipping Sparrow
© 2006 Arik A. Skromme
Spizella passerina Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Savannah Sparrow (winter resident)
Savannah Sparrow
George W. Robinson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Passerculus sandwichensis Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Dark-Eyed Junco*
Dark-Eyed Junco
Charles Webber © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Junco hyemalis Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
White-crowned Sparrow (winter resident)
White-crowned Sparrow
Alden M. Johnson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Zonotrichia leucophrys Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Western Meadowlark*
Western Meadowlark
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Sturnella neglecta Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Bullock's Oriole* (Summer resident)
Bullock's Oriole
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Icterus bullockii Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Purple Finch*
Purple Finch
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Carpodacus purpureus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
House Finch*
House Finch
H. Vannoy Davis © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Carpodacus mexicanus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Pine Siskin (Winter resident) Pine Siskin
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Carduelis pinus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Lawrence's Goldfinch* Pine Siskin
© 2007 Ron Wolf
Carduelis lawrencei Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Lesser Goldfinch* Lesser Goldfinch
© 2004 Joyce Gross
Carduelis psaltria Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests