Uncommon 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
Golden Eagle
Golden Eagle
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Aquila chrysaetos Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Sharp-shinned Hawk*
Sharp-shinned Hawk
© 1987 Alison M. Sheehey
Accipiter striatus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Cooper's Hawk*
Cooper's Hawk
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Accipiter cooperii Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Northern Harrier
Northern Harrier
George W. Robinson © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Circus cyaneus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
White-tailed Kite*
White-tailed Kite
© 2004 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Elanus leucurus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Killdeer
Killdeer
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Charadrius vociferus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Band-tailed Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Alden M. Johnson © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Columba fasciata Species Page Specimens [no records] Eggs and Nests
Greater Roadrunner
Greater Roadrunner
Jules Strauss © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Geococcyx californianus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Northern Pygmy-Owl*
Northern Pygmy-Owl
© 2007 Stephen Dowlan
Glaucidium gnoma Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Northern Saw-whet Owl*
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Robert B. Douglas © 2008 Mendocino Redwood Company
Aegolius acadicus Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Common Poorwill*
Common Poorwill
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Black-chinned Hummingbird*
Black-chinned Hummingbird
H. Vannoy Davis © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Archilochus alexandri Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Allen's Hummingbird*
Allen's Hummingbird
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Selasphorus sasin Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Belted Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Ceryle alcyon Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Lewis's Woodpecker (Rare winter resident)
Lewis's Woodpecker
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
Melanerpes lewis Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
© 2004 Kim Cabrera
Sphyrapicus ruber Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Picoides villosus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Olive-sided Flycatcher* (Migrant) Contopus borealis Species Page [no records] [no records] [no records]
Western Wood-Pewee*
Western Wood-Pewee
Gerald and Buff Corsi © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Contopus sordidulus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Hammond's Flycatcher (Migrant)
Hammond's Flycatcher
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Empidonax hammondii Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Pacific-slope Flycatcher*
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Sam Stewart © 2009 BonTerra Consulting
Empidonax difficilis Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Say's Phoebe (Winter)
Say's Phoebe
© 2005 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Sayornis saya Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Western Kingbird*
Western Kingbird
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Tyrannus verticalis Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Cassin's Vireo*
Cassin's Vireo
© 2007 John Pelafigue
Vireo cassinii Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Purple Martin*
Purple Martin
© 2011 Stephen Dowlan
Progne subis Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Tree Swallow*
Tree Swallow
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Tachycineta bicolor Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Cliff Swallow (Now rare?)
Cliff Swallow
Alden M. Johnson © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Barn Swallow*
Barn Swallow
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Hirundo rustica Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Poecile rufescens Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Brown Creeper*
Brown Creeper
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
Certhia americana Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Canyon Wren
Canyon Wren
© 2004 Stephen Dowlan
Catherpes mexicanus Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
American Dipper*
American Dipper
Susan Middleton © 2003 California Academy of Sciences
Cinclus mexicanus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Golden-crowned Kinglet
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
Regulus satrapa Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Varied Thrush
Varied Thrush
© 2006 John Pelafigue
Ixoreus naevius Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
California Thrasher*
California Thrasher
Richard B. Lewis, III © 2003 BonTerra Consulting
Toxostoma redivivum Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Townsend's Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
© 2006 Stephen Dowlan
Dendroica townsendi Species Page [no records] [no records] [no records]
Hermit Warbler
Hermit Warbler
© 2005 Stephen Dowlan
Dendroica occidentalis Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Macgillivray's Warbler*
Macgillivray's Warbler
© 2007 Stephen Dowlan
Oporornis tolmiei Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Wilson's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Wilsonia pusilla Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-breasted Chat
© 2006 John Pelafigue
Icteria virens Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Rufous-crowned Sparrow*
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Aimophila ruficeps Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Lark Sparrow*
Lark Sparrow
© 2004 Tom Greer tbphotos@comcast.net
Chondestes grammacus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
Sage Sparrow*
Sage Sparrow
Sam Stewart © 2005 BonTerra Consulting
Amphispiza belli Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Fox Sparrow (Winter)
Fox Sparrow
© 2003 Joyce Gross
Passerella iliaca Species Page Specimens Audio Eggs and Nests
Brewer's Blackbird (Summer)
Brewer's Blackbird
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © 2001 California Academy of Sciences
Euphagus cyanocephalus Species Page [no records] [no records] Eggs and Nests
American Goldfinch (Winter)
American Goldfinch
Glenn and Martha Vargas © 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Carduelis tristis Species Page [no records] Audio Eggs and Nests