Birds

Below is a list of birds that have been seen at the Coronado Historic Site.

KEY:

R-Resident

M-Migrant Only

S-Summer Visitor

W-Winter Visitor

a-abundant in suitable habitat

c-common in suitable habitat

u-uncommon, not always seen

o-occassional, seen a few times a year

r-rare, seen only every 2-5 years

ac-accidental, only 1-2 records

*-record of nesting on site.

 

LOONS, GREBES

Common Loon (M,r)

Eared Grebe (M,r)

Western Grebe (W,r)

Pied-bill Grebe (R,u)

PELICANS, CORMORANTS

White Pelican (M,o)

Double-crested Cormorant (M,r)

HERONS, BITTERNS, IBISES

Great Blue Heron (R,c)*

Cattle Egret (S,r)

Great Egret (S,r)

Snowy Egret (S,r)

Black-crowned Night-Heron (S,u)*

American Bittern (S,r)

SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS

Tundra Swan (M,r)

Canada Goose (W,u)

White-fronted Goose (M,r)

Snow Goose (W,r)

Ross’ Goose (W,r)

Mallard (R,c)

Gadwall (W,r)

Northern Pintail (W,u)

Green-winged Teal (R,u)

Blue-winged Teal (R,u)

Cinnamon Teal (R,u)

American Widgeon (R,c)

Northern Shoveler (R,c)

Redhead (W,o)

Ring-necked Duck (W,o)

Canvasback (W,r)

Lesser Scaup (W,o)

Bufflehead (W,o)

Ruddy Duck (R,u)

Common Merganser (W,o)

VULTURES

Turkey Vulture (S,u)

HAWKS, EAGLES

Sharp-shinned Hawk (W,r)

Cooper’s Hawk (R,u)

Red-tailed Hawk (R,c)*

Swainson’s Hawk (S,o)

Rough-legged Hawk (W,r)

Ferruginous Hawk (W,o)

Golden Eagle (R,r)

Bald Eagle (W,o)

Northern Harrier (W,u)

Osprey (M,r)

FALCONS

Prairie Falcon (W,o)

Merlin (M,o)

American Kestrel (R,u)*

QUAIL, PHEASANT

Gambel’s Quail (R,c)*

Scaled Quail (R,u)

Ring-necked Pheasant (R,r)*

Mountain Turkey (R,r)*

CRANES

Sandhill Crane (W,u)

Whooping Crane (W,o)

RAILS, COOTS

Virginia Rail (R,o)

Sora (R,o)

American Coot (R,c)

PLOVERS

Snowy Plover (S,o)

Killdeer (S,a)*

SANDPIPERS

Common Snipe (W,o)

Long-billed Curlew (M,o)

Upland Plover (M,o)

Spotted Sandpiper (S,r)

Solitary Sandpiper (M,o)

Willet (M,o)

Greater Yellowlegs (W,o)

Lesser Yellowlegs (M,u)

Baird’s Sandpiper (M,o)

Least Sandpiper (M,o)

Long-billed Dowitcher (M,o)

Stilt Sandpiper (M,r)

Western Sandpiper (W,u)

Semi-palmated Sandpiper (M,r)

AVOCETS, STILTS, PHALAROPES

American Avocet (S,o)

Black-necked Stilt (S,o)

Wilson’s Phalarope (M,o)

GULLS, TERNS

Herring Gull (W,r)

Ring-billed Gull (W,u)

Franklin’s Gull (M,r)

Black Tern (M,o)

DOVES, PIGEONS

Rock Dove (R,u)

Mourning Dove (R,c)*

White-winged Dove (R,u)

Ringed Eurasian Dove (M,c)

Band-tailed Pigeon (S,o)

CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNERS

Yellow-billed Cuckoo (S,r)

Greater Roadrunner (R,c)*

OWLS

Barn Owl (R,u)*

Great-horned Owl (R,u)*

Long-eared Owl (M,o)

Saw-whet Owl (S,r)

GOATSUCKERS

Common Poorwill (S,o)

Common Nighthawk (S,c)*

White-throated Swift (S,o)

HUMMINGBIRDS

Black-chinned Hummingbird (S,c)*

Broad-tailed Hummingbird (M,o)

Rufous Hummingbird (Fall-M,u)

KINGFISHERS

Belted Kingfisher (R,u)*

WOODPECKERS

Northern Flicker (R,c)

Lewis’ Woodpecker (W,o)

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (S,r)

Red-naped Sapsucker (W,r)

Williamson’s Sapsucker (W,r)

Downy Woodpecker (W,u)

Ladder-backed Woodpecker (R,u)*

FLYCATCHERS, PHOEBES

Western Kingbird (S,c)*

Cassin’s Kingbird (S,r)

Ash-throated Flycatcher (S,r)

Black Phoebe (Spring-M,o)

Say’s Phoebe (R,c)

Western Flycatcher (S,r)

Western Wood Pewee (S,u)*

Olive-side Flycatcher (S,o)

LARKS

Horned Lark (R,u)

SWALLOWS

Violet-green Swallow (M,r)

Bank Swallow (S,u)

Rough-winged Swallow (S,o)

Barn Swallow (S,c)*

Tree Swallow (S,r)

Cliff Swallow (S,r)

JAYS, CROWS, RAVENS

Scrub Jay (W,o)

Stellar’s Jay (W,r)

Common Raven (R,c)

American Crow (R,c)

Clark’s Nutcracker (W,o)

TITMICE, VERDINS, BUSHTITS

Mountain Chickadee (W,u)

Black-crested Titmouse (R,r)

Common Bushtit (S,u)

NUTHATCHES, CREEPERS

White-breasted Nuthatch (M,o)

Red-breasted Nuthatch (M,r)

Brown Creeper (M,r)

WRENS

House Wren (S,u)

Bewick’s Wren (M,u)

Rock Wren (R,u)

Canyon Wren (R,r)

MOCKINGBIRDS, THRASHERS

Northern Mockingbird (R,u)*

Gray Catbird (S,o)

Curve-billed Thrasher (R,c)*

Sage Thrasher (W,r)

BLUEBIRDS, THRUSHES

American Robin (R,u)*

Hermit Thrush (M,r)

Western Bluebird (W,c)

Mountain Bluebird (W,u)

Townsend’s Solitaire (W,r)

GNATCATCHERS, KINGLETS

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (S,o)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (W,u)

WAXWINGS

Cedar Waxwing (W,o)

SHRIKES

Loggerhead Shrike (R,r)

STARLINGS

Starling (R,a)

VIREOS

Solitary Vireo (S,o)

Warbling Vireo (M,o)

WARBLERS

Black-and-White Wabler (M,r)

Yellow Warbler (M,r)

Yellow-rumped Warbler (S,u)

Townsend’s Warbler (M,r)

Northern Waterthrush (M,o)

MacGillivray’s Warbler (M,r)

Common Yellowthroat (S,c)*

Wilson’s Warbler (M,u)

BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES

Western Meadowlark (R,a)*

Yellow-headed Blackbird (S,o)

Red-winged Blackbird (R,a)*

Northern Oriole (S,u)*

Brewer’s Blackbird (R,r)

Great-tailed Grackle (R,u)

Common Grackle (R,c)

Brown-headed Cowbird (S,u)

Summer Tanager (S,r)

Hepatic Tanager (S,o)

Western Tanager (M,r)

GROSBEAKS

Black-headed Grosbeak (S,r)

Blue Grosbeak (S,u)*

Evening Grosbeak (W,r)

BUNTINGS

Indigo Bunting (M,o)

Lazuli Bunting (M,o)

FINCHES

House Finch (R,c)*

Cassin’s Finch (W,r)

Pine Siskin (W,u)

American Goldfinch (W,u)

Lesser Goldfinch (R,u)*

Red Crossbill (W,o)

TOWHEES

Green-tailed Towhee (M,o)

Rufous-sided Towhee (M,o)

Canyon Towhee (R,c)*

SPARROWS

Lark Bunting (R,a)

Savannah Sparrow (W,o)

Vesper Sparrow (W,o)

Lark Sparrow (S,a)*

Cassin’s Sparrow (S,u)*

Dark-eyed Junco (W,a)

Chipping Sparrow (S,u)

White-crowned Sparrow (W,a)

Fox Sparrow (W,o)

Song Sparrow (W,u)

LONGSPURS

Chestnut-collared Longspur (W,o)

Lapland Longspur (W,o)

WEAVER FINCHES

House Sparrow (R,c)

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