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Common Loon

Order: Gaviiformes
Family: Gaviidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Lakes, bays, ocean

Diet: Fish
Pied-Billed Grebe

Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Resident

Habitat: Ponds, bays, open water

Diet: Aquatic insects, crayfish, small fish
Eared Grebe

Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Ponds, bays, ocean

Diet: Aquatic insects, crustaceans
Clark's Grebe

Order: Podicipediformes
Family: Podicipedidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Lakes, bays, ocean

Diet: Fish
Brown Pelican

Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Pelicanidae
Summer, Fall, Winter Visitant

Habitat: Coastal water bodies

Diet: Fish
Brandt's Cormorant

Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Resident

Habitat: Coastal water

Diet: Fish
Double-crested Cormorant

Order: Pelecaniformes
Family: Phalacrocoracidae
Resident

Habitat: Water bodies

Diet: Fish
Great Blue Heron

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Resident

Habitat: Streams, ponds, meadows, fields

Diet: Fish, herps, small mammals, crustaceans, insects
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Resident

Habitat: Wetlands

Diet: Fish, herps, small mammals, crustaceans
American Bittern

Order: Ciconiiformes
Family: Ardeidae
Resident

Habitat: Marshlands

Diet: Fish, herps, small mammals, mollusks, insects
American Wigeon

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Water bodies (fresh & sheltered salt)

Dabbling: Aquatic plants, some insects
Northern Shoveler

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Marshy ponds

Dabbling: Plankton, some seeds
Green-winged Teal

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Shallow marshes, flooded fields, mudflats

Dabbling: Seeds
Surf Scoter

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Coastal waters

Diving: Aquatic invertebrates (mollusks)
Bufflehead

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Lakes, harbors, bays

Diving: Insects, crustaceans, mollusks, some fish
Ruddy Duck

Order: Anseriformes
Family: Anatidae
Resident

Habitat: Ponds, lakes, sheltered bays

Diving: Plants, insect larvae, mollusks
Turkey Vulture

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Cathartidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Farmland, forest, rangeland

Diet: Carrion, rarely living prey
Red-tailed Hawk

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodland

Diet: Small mammals, some snakes, birds, fish
Cooper’s Hawk

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Resident

Habitat: Forests, woodlands

Diet: Birds, some mammals, rarely herps or insects
Sharp-shinned Hawk

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Resident & Winter Resident

Habitat: Forests, forest edges

Diet: Birds, rarely mammals, arthropods
Northern Harrier

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Accipitridae
Resident

Habitat: Marshes, farmlands, rangelands

Diet: Rodents, herps, birds, insects
American Kestrel

Order: Falconiformes
Family: Falconidae
Resident

Habitat: Rangelands

Diet: Insects, birds, small mammals, herps
California Quail

Order: Galliformes
Family: Odontophoridae
Resident

Habitat: Coastal sagebrush, chaparral, high desert

Diet: Seeds, fruit, few insects
American Coot

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Resident

Habitat: Freshwater wetlands

Diet: Omnivorous
Clapper Rail

Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Resident

Habitat: Marshes

Diet: Invertebrates
Black-bellied Plover

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline

Diet: Small crabs, mollusks, marine worms, insects
Killdeer

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Charadriidae
Resident

Habitat: Sandbars, mudflats, fields

Diet: Insects, earthworms, snails
Black-necked Stilt

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Recurvirostridae
Resident

Habitat: Shallow wetlands

Diet: Fish, aquatic invertebrates
American Avocet

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Recurvirostridae
Resident

Habitat: Shallow wetlands

Diet: Aquatic invertebrates
Willet

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline, marshes, mudflats

Diet: Small crabs, mollusks, fishes, aquatic insects
Whimbrel

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Grassy marshes, mudflats

Diet: Small crabs, mollusks, aquatic insects
Long-billed Curlew

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Wetlands

Diet: Insects, crustaceans, marine invertebrates
Marbled Godwit

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline, wetlands

Diet: Mollusks, crustaceans, worms
Western Sandpiper

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline, wetlands

Diet: Snails, insect larvae, marine worms
Least Sandpiper

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Wetlands

Diet: Aquatic invertebrates & larvae
Dunlin

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline, wetlands

Diet: Mollusks, crustaceans, marine worms
Short-billed Dowitcher

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline, wetlands

Diet: Mollusks, crustaceans, marine worms, insects
Ring-billed Gull

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Water bodies (fresh & salt)

Diet: Omnivorous
Western Gull

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Resident

Habitat: Pacific Coast

Diet: Omnivorous
Glaucous-winged Gull

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Pacific Coast

Diet: Omnivorous
Caspian Tern

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Winter Migrant

Habitat: Shoreline

Diet: Fish
Forster’s Tern

Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Laridae
Resident

Habitat: Shoreline, marshes

Diet: Fish, insects
Rock Pigeon

Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Resident

Habitat: Urban areas

Diet: Seeds, fruit, rarely insects
Band-tailed Pigeon

Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Acorns, grain, fruit, seeds
Mourning Dove

Order: Columbiformes
Family: Columbidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Seeds, grains
Greater Roadrunner

Order: Cuculiformes
Family: Cuculidae
Resident

Habitat: Arid regions, scattered brush

Diet: Insects, lizards, few snakes
Barn Owl

Order: Strigiformes
Family: Tytonidae
Resident

Habitat: Grasslands, agricultural fields, deserts

Diet: Small mammals, few birds
Western Screech-Owl

Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, riparian habitats

Diet: Nocturnal insects, some small birds, mammals, amphibians
Great Horned Owl

Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Mammals, birds, herps, insects
Burrowing Owl

Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae
Resident

Habitat: Grasslands

Diet: Arthropods, small mammals, birds, herps
Common Poorwill

Order: Caprimulgiformes
Family: Caprimulgidae
Resident

Habitat: Scrub

Diet: Nocturnal flying insects
White-throated Swift

Order: Apodiformes
Family: Apodidae
Resident

Habitat: Mountains, cliffs

Diet: Flying insects
Anna’s Hummingbird

Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, chaparral

Diet: Nectar, small insects
Allen's Hummingbird

Order: Apodiformes
Family: Trochilidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Riparian woodlands, coastal chaparral

Diet: Nectar, small insects
Belted Kingfisher

Order: Coraciiformes
Family: Alcedinidae
Resident

Habitat: Along water bodies

Diet: Fish, few crustaceans, herps, insects
Acorn Woodpecker

Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Resident

Habitat: Mixed oak woodlands

Diet: Insects, acorns, sap, fruit
Nuttall’s Woodpecker

Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Resident

Habitat: Oak woodlands

Diet: Arthropods, some fruit
Downy Woodpecker

Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Resident

Habitat: Deciduous forests

Diet: Insects, acorns, grains, berries
Northern Flicker

Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Resident

Habitat: Forest edges, open fields

Diet: Insects (ants), berries, seeds
Red-breasted Sapsucker

Order: Piciformes
Family: Picidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Insects, sap, fruit
Olive-sided Flycatcher

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Montane forests & meadows

Diet: Flying insects (high-up)
Western Wood-pewee

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, forest edges, riparian areas

Diet: Flying insects (mid-height)
Pacific-slope Flycatcher

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Lowland coniferous/pine-oak forests

Diet: Flying insects (below-canopy)
Black Phoebe

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Terrestrial & flying insects
Western Kingbird

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Tyrannidae
Migratory

Habitat: Grasslands

Diet: Flying insects, some fruit
Loggerhead Shrike

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Laniidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Insects, small mammals, herps, birds
Hutton’s Vireo

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vireonidae
Resident

Habitat: Evergreen forests

Diet: Insects, spiders, few seeds
Warbling Vireo

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Vireonidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Mixed-deciduous woodlands

Diet: Insects, few seeds & fruit
Steller’s Jay

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Resident

Habitat: Pine-oak woodlands

Diet: Generalist forager
Western Scrub-Jay

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, scrub

Diet: Acorns, nuts, fruit, insects
American Crow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, urban areas

Diet: Omnivorous
Common Raven

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Resident

Habitat: Forests, mountains

Diet: Omnivorous
Horned Lark

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Alaudidae
Resident

Habitat: Open barren areas

Diet: Seeds, some insects
Violet-green Swallow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Flying insects
Cliff Swallow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open areas with nearby cliffs

Diet: Flying insects
Barn Swallow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Hirundinidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open areas

Diet: Flying insects
Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paridae
Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Acorns, nuts, fruits, insects
Oak Titmouse

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paridae
Resident

Habitat: Oak, oak-pine woodlands

Diet: Small insects, fruit, seeds
Bushtit

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Aegithalidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woods, scrub, sagebrush

Diet: Small insects, some vegetable matter
Red-breasted Nuthatch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Resident

Habitat: Coniferous forests

Diet: Conifer seeds, insects
White-breasted Nuthatch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Resident

Habitat: Deciduous forests

Diet: Insects, seeds, fruit, acorns
Brown Creeper

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Certhiidae
Resident

Habitat: Coniferous & mixed forests

Diet: Arthropods, seeds
Bewick’s Wren

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Resident

Habitat: Brushy areas

Diet: Insects
Marsh Wren

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Resident

Habitat: Marshes

Diet: Insects, spiders
House Wren

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Troglodytidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Woodlands, chaparral

Diet: Insects, insect larvae
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Regulidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Mixed woodlands

Diet: Insects, spiders, some fruit & seeds
American Robin

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Soil invertebrates; in winter: fruits, berries, seeds
Varied Thrush

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Mature forests

Diet: Arthropods, fruit, acorns
Hermit Thrush

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Insects, caterpillars, spiders, fruit, seeds
Swainson's Thrush

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Turdidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Coniferous forests

Diet: Insects, berries, seeds
Wrentit

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Timaliidae
Resident

Habitat: Coastal scrub, montane chaparral

Diet: Insects, fruit, spiders, seeds
Northern Mockingbird

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Mimidae
Resident

Habitat: Open ground, shrubby areas

Diet: Insects, fruit
California Thrasher

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Mimidae
Resident

Habitat: Coastal chaparral, riparian thickets

Diet: Insects, fruit
European Starling

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Resident

Habitat: Urban areas, agricultural fields, grasslands

Diet: Omnivorous
American Pipit

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Motacillidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Grasslands, open fields

Diet: Insects, seeds
Cedar Waxwing

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Bombycillidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Fruit, flowers, insects
Yellow-rumped Warbler

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Insects, spiders, some fruit, nectar, seeds
Townsend's Warbler

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Coniferous & coniferous-deciduous forests

Diet: Insects, honeydew
Orange-crowned Warbler

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Thickets, forest understory

Diet: Insects, spiders
Wilson's Warbler

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Riparian areas

Diet: Insects, berries
Common Yellowthroat

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Parulidae
Resident

Habitat: Wetlands, scrub

Diet: Insects, spiders
Spotted Towhee

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Dry thickets, scrub

Diet: Seeds, insects, berries
California Towhee

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Chaparral, scrub

Diet: Seeds, insects, berries
Savannah Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Grasslands, tidal marshes

Diet: Seeds, insects
Song Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Seeds, insects
Fox Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Seeds, insects
White-crowned Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Scrub, shrubby areas

Diet: Seeds, insects, cotyledons
Golden-crowned Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Shrubby areas, scrub

Diet: Seeds, insects, green seedlings
Dark-eyed Junco

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Forests, open woodlands

Diet: Seeds, insects
Lark Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Emberizidae
Resident

Habitat: Forest edges, open woodlands, sagebrush

Diet: Seeds, insects
Western Tanager

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Forests

Diet: Insects, fruit
Black-headed Grosbeak

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Forests, transitional areas

Diet: Buds, fruit, seeds, insects
Lazuli Bunting

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Cardinalidae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, riparian areas

Diet: Seeds, insects, fruit
Red-winged Blackbird

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Resident

Habitat: Wetlands, fields

Diet: Insects, seeds
Brewer's Blackbird

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Resident

Habitat: Widespread

Diet: Insects (Leps), some fruit
Brown-headed Cowbird

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Resident

Habitat: Grasslands

Diet: Seeds, grain, insects, spiders
Bullock's Oriole

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Summer Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, riparian areas

Diet: Insects, fruit
Western Meadowlark

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Icteridae
Resident

Habitat: Grasslands

Diet: Ground-dwelling insects, seeds, grain
Lesser Goldfinch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands

Diet: Seeds, some insects
American Goldfinch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Winter Resident

Habitat: Open woodlands, weedy fields

Diet: Seeds
House Finch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Resident

Habitat: Urban areas, chaparral

Diet: Seeds, fruit, berries
Purple Finch

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Resident

Habitat: Evergreen & mixed forests

Diet: Seeds, flowers, berries, buds, some insects
Pine Siskin

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Fringillidae
Resident

Habitat: Coniferous forests, suburban woodlands

Diet: Catkins, tree buds, young needle tips
House Sparrow

Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passeridae
Resident

Habitat: Urban areas

Diet: Seeds, grain, fruit, some insects