408 thumb Birds of San Diego County, California

San Diego County, California has over 500 birds on the accepted ABA list and many other introduced species. Waters of the Pacific Ocean, mountains over a mile high and deserts all within the boundaries of the county provide many varied habitats for a broad variety of birds.

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Osprey 2
Pandion haliaetus
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Golden Eagle 3
Aquila chrysaetos
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Cooper's Hawk 4
Accipiter cooperii
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 5
Accipiter striatus
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Northern Harrier 6
Circus cyaneus
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Zone-tailed Hawk 7
Buteo albonotatus
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Red-tailed Hawk 8
Buteo jamaicensis
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Red-shouldered Hawk 9
Buteo lineatus
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California Red-shouldered Hawk 10
Buteo lineatus elegans
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Ferruginous Hawk 7
Buteo regalis
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Swainson's Hawk 11
Buteo swainsoni
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White-tailed Kite 8
Elanus leucurus
Bald Eagle
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Harris's Hawk 7
Parabuteo unicinctus
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Mississippi Kite 7
Ictinia mississippiensis
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Turkey Vulture 12
Cathartes aura
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Greater Roadrunner 13
Geococcyx californianus
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White-headed Woodpecker 14
Picoides albolarvatus
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Nuttall's Woodpecker 2
Picoides nuttallii
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Downy Woodpecker 15
Picoides pubescens
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Ladder-backed Woodpecker 16
Picoides scalaris
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Hairy Woodpecker 17
Picoides villosus
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Acorn Woodpecker 16
Melanerpes formicivorus
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Lewis's Woodpecker 18
Melanerpes lewis
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Northern Flicker 19
Colaptes auratus
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Red-naped Sapsucker 20
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
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Red-breasted Sapsucker 18
Sphyrapicus ruber
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Williamson's Sapsucker 7
Sphyrapicus thyroideus
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 7
Sphyrapicus varius
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Lilac-crowned Parrot 21
Amazona finschi
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Red-crowned Parrot 22
Amazona viridigenalis
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Red-masked Parakeet 23
Aratinga erythrogenys
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Rose-ringed Parakeet 24
Psittacula krameri
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Budgerigar 25
Melopsittacus undulatus
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Western Screech-Owl 26
Megascops kennicottii
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Burrowing Owl 27
Athene cunicularia
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Great Horned Owl 28
Bubo virginianus
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Short-eared Owl 29
Asio flammeus
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Barn Owl 30
Tyto alba
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Belted Kingfisher 31
Megaceryle alcyon
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Eurasian Collared Dove 33
Streptopelia decaocto
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Rock Dove 34
Columba livia
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Band-tailed Pigeon 18
Patagioenas fasciata
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White-winged Dove 35
Zenaida asiatica
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Mourning Dove 36
Zenaida macroura
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Common Ground-Dove 7
Columbina passerina
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Wood Stork 37
Mycteria americana
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Sora 2
Porzana carolina
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Virginia Rail 38
Rallus limicola
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Ridgway's Rail 39
Rallus obsoletus
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Common Gallinule 40
Gallinula galeata
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American Coot 41
Fulica americana
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Anna's Hummingbird 42
Calypte anna
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Costa's Hummingbird 43
Calypte costae
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Calliope Hummingbird 14
Selasphorus calliope
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Rufous Hummingbird 29
Selasphorus rufus
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Allen's Hummingbird 44
Selasphorus sasin
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Black-chinned Hummingbird 7
Archilochus alexandri
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White-throated Swift 7
Aeronautes saxatalis
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Vaux's Swift 6
Chaetura vauxi
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Black Swift 45
Cypseloides niger
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Mountain Quail 46
Oreortyx pictus
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California Quail 28
Callipepla californica
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Gambel's Quail 47
Callipepla gambelii
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California x Gambel's Quail hybrid 6
California × gambel's quail
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Wild Turkey 48
Meleagris gallopavo
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Gulls 50
Larus
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Herring Gull 51
Larus argentatus
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California Gull 52
Larus californicus
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Mew Gull 38
Larus canus
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Ring-billed Gull 53
Larus delawarensis
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Glaucous-winged Gull 54
Larus glaucescens
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Heermann's Gull 45
Larus heermanni
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Glaucous Gull 55
Larus hyperboreus
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Western Gull 45
Larus occidentalis
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Thayer's Gull 56
Larus thayeri
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Bonaparte's Gull 39
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
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Least Tern 57
Sternula antillarum
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California Least Tern 58
Sternula antillarum browni
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Gull-billed Tern 59
Gelochelidon nilotica
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Caspian Tern 39
Hydroprogne caspia
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Elegant Tern 60
Thalasseus elegans
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Royal Tern 61
Thalasseus maximus
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Forster's Tern 2
Sterna forsteri
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Common Tern 62
Sterna hirundo
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Black-legged Kittiwake 63
Rissa tridactyla
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Black Skimmer 13
Rynchops niger
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Black Tern 55
Chlidonias niger
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Sabine's Gull 7
Xema sabini
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Laughing Gull 7
Leucophaeus atricilla
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Dowitchers 38
Limnodromus
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Short-billed Dowitcher 64
Limnodromus griseus
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Long-billed Dowitcher 2
Limnodromus scolopaceus
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Sanderling 65
Calidris alba
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Dunlin 66
Calidris alpina
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Red Knot 39
Calidris canutus
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Curlew Sandpiper 67
Calidris ferruginea

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