Birds of Los Angeles

Birds that occur in LA county. Does not include rarities or vagrants. Can also be used for Ventura and Orange counties.

Greater Roadrunner 1
Geococcyx californianus
Nuttall's Woodpecker 2
Picoides nuttallii
Downy Woodpecker 3
Picoides pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker 4
Picoides villosus
Acorn Woodpecker 5
Melanerpes formicivorus
Lewis's Woodpecker 6
Melanerpes lewis
Red-shafted Flicker 7
Colaptes auratus cafer
Red-naped Sapsucker 8
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Red-breasted Sapsucker 6
Sphyrapicus ruber
Red-crowned Parrot 9
Amazona viridigenalis
Yellow-chevroned Parakeet 10
Brotogeris chiriri
Western Screech-Owl 11
Megascops kennicottii
Great Horned Owl 12
Bubo virginianus
Barn Owl 13
Tyto alba
Belted Kingfisher 14
Megaceryle alcyon
Eurasian Collared-Dove 15
Streptopelia decaocto
Domestic Pigeon 16
Columba livia domestica
Band-tailed Pigeon 6
Patagioenas fasciata
Mourning Dove 17
Zenaida macroura
Sora 18
Porzana carolina
Virginia Rail 19
Rallus limicola
Ridgway's Rail 20
Rallus obsoletus
American Coot 21
Fulica americana
Anna's Hummingbird 22
Calypte anna
Costa's Hummingbird 22
Calypte costae
Rufous Hummingbird 23
Selasphorus rufus
Allen's Hummingbird 20
Selasphorus sasin
Black-chinned Hummingbird 24
Archilochus alexandri
White-throated Swift 24
Aeronautes saxatalis
Vaux's Swift 25
Chaetura vauxi
California Quail 26
Callipepla californica
Dunlin 27
Calidris alpina
Western Sandpiper 28
Calidris mauri
Least Sandpiper 29
Calidris minutilla
Surfbird 30
Calidris virgata
Lesser Yellowlegs 31
Tringa flavipes
Wandering Tattler 22
Tringa incana
Greater Yellowlegs 20
Tringa melanoleuca
Willet 24
Tringa semipalmata
Long-billed Curlew 18
Numenius americanus
American Whimbrel 32
Numenius phaeopus hudsonicus
Wilson's Snipe 33
Gallinago delicata
Ruddy Turnstone 34
Arenaria interpres
Black Turnstone 6
Arenaria melanocephala
Marbled Godwit 25
Limosa fedoa
Red-necked Phalarope 18
Phalaropus lobatus
Wilson's Phalarope 35
Phalaropus tricolor
Least Tern 36
Sternula antillarum
Caspian Tern 20
Hydroprogne caspia
Elegant Tern 37
Thalasseus elegans
Royal Tern 38
Thalasseus maximus
Forster's Tern 39
Sterna forsteri
Common Tern 40
Sterna hirundo
Bonaparte's Gull 20
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
California Gull 7
Larus californicus
Ring-billed Gull 41
Larus delawarensis
Glaucous-winged Gull 42
Larus glaucescens
Olympic Gull 43
Larus glaucescens × occidentalis
Heermann's Gull 44
Larus heermanni
Western Gull 44
Larus occidentalis
Thayer's Gull 45
Larus thayeri
Black Skimmer 1
Rynchops niger
Snowy Plover 18
Charadrius nivosus
Semipalmated Plover 46
Charadrius semipalmatus
Killdeer 47
Charadrius vociferus
Black-bellied Plover 20
Pluvialis squatarola
Pigeon Guillemot 18
Cepphus columba
Black-necked Stilt 6
Himantopus mexicanus
Common Loon 48
Gavia immer
Pacific Loon 49
Gavia pacifica
Red-throated Loon 50
Gavia stellata
Horned Grebe 20
Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe 11
Podiceps nigricollis
Clark's Grebe 51
Aechmophorus clarkii
Western Grebe 18
Aechmophorus occidentalis
Pied-billed Grebe 52
Podilymbus podiceps
Black-vented Shearwater 24
Puffinus opisthomelas
White-faced Ibis 53
Plegadis chihi
American White Pelican 54
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
California Brown Pelican 55
Pelecanus occidentalis californicus
Snowy Egret 29
Egretta thula
Great Egret 56
Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron 18
Ardea herodias
Black-crowned Night-Heron 57
Nycticorax nycticorax
Least Bittern 58
Ixobrychus exilis
Green Heron 59
Butorides virescens
Merlin 60
Falco columbarius
Peregrine Falcon 61
Falco peregrinus
American Kestrel 19
Falco sparverius
Northern Pintail 62
Anas acuta
American Wigeon 63
Anas americana
Chestnut Teal 64
Anas castanea
Northern Shoveler 65
Anas clypeata
Blue-winged Teal 65
Anas discors
Mallard 66
Anas platyrhynchos
Domesticated Duck 67
Anas platyrhynchos domesticus
Gadwall 68
Anas strepera
Green-winged Teal 20
Anas crecca carolinensis
Bufflehead 65
Bucephala albeola
Red-breasted Merganser 69
Mergus serrator

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