4217 thumb CALeDNA_Bird_Guide

This field guide is a companion to the CALeDNA environmental DNA project (ucdna.com). It includes the plant, animal and fungal species that have been observed or are likely to occur at at least one of the University of California Natural Reserves.

The species included in this guide were ...more ↓

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American Wigeon 1
Anas americana
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Mallard 2
Anas platyrhynchos
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Green-winged Teal 3
Anas crecca
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Cinnamon Teal 4
Anas cyanoptera
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Canvasback 5
Aythya valisineria
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Ring-necked Duck 6
Aythya collaris
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Lesser Scaup 7
Aythya affinis
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Bufflehead 6
Bucephala albeola
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Hooded Merganser 8
Lophodytes cucullatus
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Common Merganser 9
Mergus merganser
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Ruddy Duck 10
Oxyura jamaicensis
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Wild Turkey 11
Meleagris gallopavo
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California Quail 12
Callipepla californica
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Mountain Quail 13
Oreortyx pictus
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Pied-billed Grebe 14
Podilymbus podiceps
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American White Pelican 15
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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Double-crested Cormorant 16
Phalacrocorax auritus
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Great Egret 17
Ardea alba
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Great Blue Heron 17
Ardea herodias
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Green Heron 8
Butorides virescens
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Cattle Egret 18
Bubulcus ibis
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Black-crowned Night-Heron 19
Nycticorax nycticorax
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Turkey Vulture 20
Cathartes aura
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California Condor 21
Gymnogyps californianus
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White-tailed Kite 22
Elanus leucurus
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Golden Eagle 5
Aquila chrysaetos
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Bald Eagle 23
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 24
Accipiter striatus
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Cooper's Hawk 25
Accipiter cooperii
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Northern Harrier 26
Circus cyaneus
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Red-shouldered Hawk 27
Buteo lineatus
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Red-tailed Hawk 22
Buteo jamaicensis
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American Kestrel 16
Falco sparverius
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Merlin 28
Falco columbarius
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Prairie Falcon 5
Falco mexicanus
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Peregrine Falcon 29
Falco peregrinus
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Virginia Rail 16
Rallus limicola
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Sora 17
Porzana carolina
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American Coot 30
Fulica americana
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Killdeer 31
Charadrius vociferus
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Solitary Sandpiper 32
Tringa solitaria
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Spotted Sandpiper 33
Actitis macularius
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Greater Yellowlegs 32
Tringa melanoleuca
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Sanderling 34
Calidris alba
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Common Snipe 35
Gallinago gallinago
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Band-tailed Pigeon 36
Patagioenas fasciata
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Rock Pigeon 37
Columba livia
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Eurasian Collared-Dove 38
Streptopelia decaocto
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Mourning Dove 39
Zenaida macroura
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Greater Roadrunner 40
Geococcyx californianus
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Barn Owl 41
Tyto alba
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Great Horned Owl 42
Bubo virginianus
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Western Screech-Owl 10
Megascops kennicottii
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Northern Pygmy-Owl 43
Glaucidium gnoma
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Burrowing Owl 30
Athene cunicularia
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Common Poorwill 44
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
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White-throated Swift 45
Aeronautes saxatalis
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Vaux's Swift 26
Chaetura vauxi
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Black-chinned Hummingbird 5
Archilochus alexandri
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Costa's Hummingbird 18
Calypte costae
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Anna's Hummingbird 18
Calypte anna
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Stellula calliope 46
Selasphorus calliope
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Rufous Hummingbird 47
Selasphorus rufus
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Allen's Hummingbird 32
Selasphorus sasin
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Ceryle alcyon 48
Megaceryle alcyon
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Acorn Woodpecker 49
Melanerpes formicivorus
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Lewis's Woodpecker 36
Melanerpes lewis
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Red-breasted Sapsucker 36
Sphyrapicus ruber
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Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 5
Sphyrapicus varius
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Red-naped Sapsucker 50
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
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Nuttall's Woodpecker 17
Picoides nuttallii
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White-headed Woodpecker 46
Picoides albolarvatus
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Downy Woodpecker 51
Picoides pubescens
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Hairy Woodpecker 52
Picoides villosus
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Northern Flicker 53
Colaptes auratus
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Olive-sided Flycatcher 5
Contopus cooperi
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Western Wood-Pewee 48
Contopus sordidulus
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Dusky Flycatcher 5
Empidonax oberholseri
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Pacific-slope Flycatcher 54
Empidonax difficilis
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Black Phoebe 32
Sayornis nigricans
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Say's Phoebe 49
Sayornis saya
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Ash-throated Flycatcher 32
Myiarchus cinerascens
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Cassin's Kingbird 55
Tyrannus vociferans
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Western Kingbird 56
Tyrannus verticalis
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Loggerhead Shrike 18
Lanius ludovicianus
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Hutton's Vireo 57
Vireo huttoni
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Plumbeous Vireo 5
Vireo plumbeus
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Cassin's Vireo 5
Vireo cassinii
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Warbling Vireo 48
Vireo gilvus
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Steller's Jay 58
Cyanocitta stelleri
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California Scrub-Jay 26
Aphelocoma californica
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Yellow-billed Magpie 56
Pica nuttalli
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American Crow 59
Corvus brachyrhynchos
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Common Raven 60
Corvus corax
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Horned Lark 61
Eremophila alpestris
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Violet-green Swallow 32
Tachycineta thalassina
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Tree Swallow 6
Tachycineta bicolor
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Northern Rough-winged Swallow 5
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
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Cliff Swallow 62
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
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Barn Swallow 63
Hirundo rustica

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