Birds of Kaweah River Delta Region

Species List

  Common Name Spring Summer Fall Winter Habitat Scientific name # ORDER FAMILY Sub-family
1 Pied-billed Grebe u u u u P Podilymbus podiceps 1 PODICIPEDIFORMES PODICIPEDIDAE  
2 Great Egret u u u u WPGA Ardea alba 2 CICONIIFORMES ARDEIDAE  
3 Great Blue Heron u u u u RP Ardea herodias 2 CICONIIFORMES ARDEIDAE  
4 Green Heron r r r r P Butorides virescens 2 CICONIIFORMES ARDEIDAE  
5 Black-crowned Night-Heron. u u u u P Nycticorax nycticorax 2 CICONIIFORMES ARDEIDAE  
6 Turkey Vulture c c c u GA Cathartes aura 2 CICONIIFORMES CATHARTIDAE  
7 Wood Duck u u u u PA Aix sponsa 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anatinae
8 Northern Shoveler r r r r P Anas clypeata 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anatinae
9 Cinnamon Teal r r r r P Anas cyanoptera 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anatinae
10 Mallard c c c u PA Anas platyrhynchos 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anatinae
11 Canada Goose r r r r A Branta canadensis 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anserinae
12 Common Merganser r r r r P Mergus merganser 3 ANSERIFORMES ANATIDAE Anatinae
13 Cooper's Hawk r r r r A Accipiter cooperii 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
14 Sharp-shinned Hawk u u u u A Accipiter striatus 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
15 Golden Eagle r r r r A Aquila chrysaetos 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
16 Red-tailed Hawk c c c u WRGA Buteo jamaicensis 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
17 Red-shouldered Hawk c c c c WRA Buteo lineatus 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
18 Ferruginous Hawk r r r r WR Buteo regalis 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
19 Northern Harrier u u u u GA Circus cyaneus 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
20 White-tailed Kite c u u u GA Elanus leucurus 4 FALCONIFORMES ACCIPITRIDAE Accipitrinae
21 Merlin r r r r WRA Falco columbarius 4 FALCONIFORMES FALCONIDAE Falconinae
22 Prairie Falcon r r r r GA Falco mexicanus 4 FALCONIFORMES FALCONIDAE Falconinae
23 American Kestrel c c c c WGA Falco sparverius 4 FALCONIFORMES FALCONIDAE Falconinae
24 California Quail c c c c WRTP Callipepla californica 5 GALLIFORMES ODONTOPHORIDAE  
25 Ring-necked Pheasant r r r r WRG Phasianus colchicus 5 GALLIFORMES PHASIANIDAE Phasianinae
26 American Coot u u u u p Fulica americana 5 GRUIFORMES RALLIDAE  
27 Band-tailed Pigeon r r r r WR Columba fasciata 7 COLUMBIFORMES COLUMBIDAE  
28 Rock Dove r r r r WR Columba livia 7 COLUMBIFORMES COLUMBIDAE  
29 Mourning Dove c c c c WRT Zenaida macroura 7 COLUMBIFORMES COLUMBIDAE  
30 Great Horned Owl u u u u WR Bubo virginianus 8 STRIGIFORMES STRIGIDAE  
31 Western Screech-Owl u u u u WRT Otus kennicottii 8 STRIGIFORMES STRIGIDAE  
32 Barn Owl c c c c WRG Tyto alba 8 STRIGIFORMES TYTONIDAE  
33 White-throated Swift r r r r   Aeronautes saxatalis 9 APODIFORMES APODIDAE Apodinae
34 Vaux's Swift r r r r   Chaetura vauxi 9 APODIFORMES APODIDAE Chaeturinae
35 Black Swift r r r r   Cypseloides niger 9 APODIFORMES APODIDAE Cypseloidinae
36 Black-chinned Hummingbird r c c r WRRA Archilochus alexandri 9 APODIFORMES TROCHILIDAE Trochilinae
37 Anna's Hummingbird c u u c WRRA Calypte anna 9 APODIFORMES TROCHILIDAE Trochilinae
38 Rufous Hummingbird r r u u WRRA Selasphorus rufus 9 APODIFORMES TROCHILIDAE Trochilinae
39 Killdeer u u u u A Charadrius vociferus 10 CHARADRIIFORMES CHARADRIIDAE Charadriinae
40 Ring-billed Gull r r r r A Larus delawarensis 10 CHARADRIIFORMES LARIDAE Larinae
41 Common Snipe r r r r p Gallinago gallinago 10 CHARADRIIFORMES SCOLOPACIDAE Scolopacinae
42 Long-billed Curlew r r r r p Numenius americanus 10 CHARADRIIFORMES SCOLOPACIDAE Scolopacinae
43 Whimbrel r r r r p Numenius phaeopus 10 CHARADRIIFORMES SCOLOPACIDAE Scolopacinae
44 Greater Yellowlegs r r r r p Tringa melanoleuca 10 CHARADRIIFORMES SCOLOPACIDAE Scolopacinae
45 Belted Kingfisher r r r r p Ceryle alcyon 11 CORACIIFORMES ALCEDINIDAE Cerylinae
46 Northern Flicker c c c c WRA Colaptes auratus 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
47 Acorn Woodpecker c c c c WRA Melanerpes formicivorus 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
48 Lewis's Woodpecker u u u u WR Melanerpes lewis 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
49 Nuttall's Woodpecker u u u u WR Picoides nuttallii 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
50 Downy Woodpecker c c c c WR Picoides pubescens 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
51 Hairy Woodpecker u u u u WR Picoides villosus 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
52 Red-breasted Sapsucker u u u u WR Sphyrapicus ruber 12 PICIFORMES PICIDAE Picinae
53 Bushtit u u c c WR Psaltriparus minimus 13 PASSERIFORMES AEGITHALIDAE  
54 Horned Lark r r r r G Eremophila alpestris 13 PASSERIFORMES ALAUDIDAE  
55 Cedar Waxwing u u c c WT Bombycilla cedrorum 13 PASSERIFORMES BOMBYCILLIDAE  
56 Blue Grosbeak r u u r WR Guiraca caerulea 13 PASSERIFORMES CARDINALIDAE  
57 Lazuli Bunting u u r r WR Passerina amoena 13 PASSERIFORMES CARDINALIDAE  
58 Black-headed Grosbeak u u r r WR Pheucticus melanocephalus 13 PASSERIFORMES CARDINALIDAE  
59 Brown Creeper u u u u WR Certhia americana 13 PASSERIFORMES CERTHIIDAE Certhiinae
60 Western Scrub-Jay c c c c WRT Aphelocoma californica 13 PASSERIFORMES CORVIDAE  
61 American Crow c c c c A Corvus brachyrhynchos 13 PASSERIFORMES CORVIDAE  
62 Common Raven c c c c A Corvus corax 13 PASSERIFORMES CORVIDAE  
63 Lark Sparrow u u u u   Chondestes grammacus 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
64 Dark-eyed Junco u u u c WR Junco hyemalis 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
65 Lincoln's Sparrow u u u u WRT Melospiza lincolnii 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
66 Song Sparrow u r r c WRT Melospiza melodia 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
67 Savannah Sparrow c c c c G Passerculus sandwichensis 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
68 Fox Sparrow r r r r   Passerella iliaca 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
69 Green-tailed Towhee r r r r   Pipilo chlorurus 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
70 California Towhee r u u r WRT Pipilo crissalis 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
71 Spotted Towhee c c c c WRT Pipilo maculatus 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
72 White-throated Sparrow r r r r   Zonotrichia albicollis 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
73 Golden-crowned Sparrow r r r u WRT Zonotrichia atricapilla 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
74 White-crowned Sparrow c r r c WRT Zonotrichia leucophrys 13 PASSERIFORMES EMBERIZIDAE  
75 Lawrence's Goldfinch           Carduelis lawrencei 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
76 Pine Siskin           Carduelis pinus 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
77 Lesser Goldfinch           Carduelis psaltria 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
78 American Goldfinch           Carduelis tristis 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
79 House Finch           Carpodacus mexicanus 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
80 Purple Finch           Carpodacus purpureus 13 PASSERIFORMES FRINGILLIDAE Carduelinae
81 Barn Swallow           Hirundo rustica 13 PASSERIFORMES HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundininae
82 Cliff Swallow           Petrochelidon pyrrhonota 13 PASSERIFORMES HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundininae
83 Northern Rough-winged Swallow           Stelgidopteryx serripennis 13 PASSERIFORMES HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundininae
84 Tree Swallow           Tachycineta bicolor 13 PASSERIFORMES HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundininae
85 Violet-green Swallow           Tachycineta thalassina 13 PASSERIFORMES HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundininae
86 Red-winged Blackbird           Agelaius phoeniceus 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
87 Tricolored Blackbird           Agelaius tricolor 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
88 Brewer's Blackbird           Euphagus cyanocephalus 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
89 Bullock's Oriole           Icterus bullockii 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
90 Brown-headed Cowbird           Molothrus ater 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
91 Western Meadowlark           Sturnella neglecta 13 PASSERIFORMES ICTERIDAE  
92 Loggerhead Shrike           Lanius ludovicianus 13 PASSERIFORMES LANIIDAE  
93 Northern Mockingbird           Mimus polyglottos 13 PASSERIFORMES MIMIDAE  
94 American Pipit           Anthus rubescens 13 PASSERIFORMES MOTACILLIDAE  
95 Oak Titmouse           Baeolophus inornatus 13 PASSERIFORMES PARIDAE  
96 Yellow-rumped Warbler           Dendroica coronata 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
97 Black-throated Gray Warbler           Dendroica nigrescens 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
98 Townsend's Warbler           Dendroica townsendi 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
99 Common Yellowthroat           Geothlypis trichas 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
100 Yellow-breasted Chat           Icteria virens 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
101 Orange-crowned Warbler           Vermivora celata 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
102 Nashville Warbler           Vermivora ruficapilla 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
103 Wilson's Warbler           Wilsonia pusilla 13 PASSERIFORMES PARULIDAE  
104 House Sparrow           Passer domesticus 13 PASSERIFORMES PASSERIDAE  
105 Phainopepla           Phainopepla nitens 13 PASSERIFORMES PTILOGONATIDAE  
106 Ruby-crowned Kinglet           Regulus calendula 13 PASSERIFORMES REGULIDAE  
107 White-breasted Nuthatch           Sitta carolinensis 13 PASSERIFORMES SITTIDAE Sittinae
108 European Starling           Sturnus vulgaris 13 PASSERIFORMES STURNIDAE  
109 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher           Polioptila caerulea 13 PASSERIFORMES SYLVIIDAE Polioptilinae
110 Western Tanager           Piranga ludoviciana 13 PASSERIFORMES THRAUPIDAE  
111 Marsh Wren           Cistothorus palustris 13 PASSERIFORMES TROGLODYTIDAE  
112 Bewick's Wren           Thryomanes bewickii 13 PASSERIFORMES TROGLODYTIDAE  
113 House Wren           Troglodytes aedon 13 PASSERIFORMES TROGLODYTIDAE  
114 Hermit Thrush           Catharus guttatus 13 PASSERIFORMES TURDIDAE  
115 Mountain Bluebird           Sialia currucoides 13 PASSERIFORMES TURDIDAE  
116 Western Bluebird           Sialia mexicana 13 PASSERIFORMES TURDIDAE  
117 American Robin           Turdus migratorius 13 PASSERIFORMES TURDIDAE  
118 Olive-sided Flycatcher           Contopus cooperi 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
119 Western Wood-Pewee           Contopus sordidulus 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
120 Pacific-slope Flycatcher           Empidonax difficilis 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
121 Dusky Flycatcher           Empidonax oberholseri 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
122 Willow Flycatcher           Empidonax traillii 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
123 Ash-throated Flycatcher           Myiarchus cinerascens 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Tyranninae
124 Black Phoebe           Sayornis nigricans 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
125 Say's Phoebe           Sayornis saya 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Fluvicolinae
126 Eastern Kingbird           Tyrannus tyrannus 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Tyranninae
127 Western Kingbird           Tyrannus verticalis 13 PASSERIFORMES TYRANNIDAE Tyranninae
128 Cassin's Vireo           Vireo cassinii 13 PASSERIFORMES VIREONIDAE  
129 Warbling Vireo           Vireo gilvus 13 PASSERIFORMES VIREONIDAE  
130 Hutton's Vireo           Vireo huttoni 13 PASSERIFORMES VIREONIDAE  


Last Updated on 9/3/02
By Irene Lindsey


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