Osprey

Osprey

                                                                                Birds of Nevada County

This list was compiled for the Nevada County Natural Resources Report, led by Ted Beedy.

The “X” means rare bird for our county.

Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Ross’s Goose-X
Canada Goose
Cackling Goose
Trumpeter Swan-X
Tundra Swan-X
Wood Duck
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon-X
American Wigeon
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Blue-winged Teal – X
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup-X
Lesser Scaup
Surf Scoter-X
White-winged Scoter -X
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow’s Goldeneye-X
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser-X
Ruddy Duck

Ring-necked Pheasant-I
Sooty Grouse
Wild Turkey-I
Quail (Odontophoridae)
Mountain Quail
California Quail
Loons (Gaviidae)
Pacific Loon-X (Extremely rare-X)
Common Loon

Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe-X
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe

American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant

Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron

White-faced Ibis-X

Osprey
White-tailed Kite
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Golden Eagle

American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Prairie Falcon

Black Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Moorhen
American Coot

Sandhill Crane

Semipalmated Plover-X
Killdeer

Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet

Greater Yellowlegs
Willet-X
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Whimbrel-X
Long-billed Curlew-X
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Baird’s Sandpiper-X
Pectoral Sandpiper-X
Dunlin-X
Long-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope-X

Long-tailed Jaeger-X
Franklin’s Gull-X
Mew Gull-X
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Thayer’s Gull
Sabine’s Gull-X
Caspian Tern
Common Tern-X
Forster’s Tern-X
Black Tern-X

Rock Pigeon-I
Band-tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Eurasian Collared Dove- X
Flammulated Owl-X
Western Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Burrowing Owl
California Spotted Owl
Great Gray Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Common Nighthawk
Common Poorwill
Black Swift
Vaux’s Swift
White-throated Swift
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird-X
Anna’s Hummingbird
Costa’s Hummingbird-X
Calliope Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen’s Hummingbird-?
Belted Kingfisher
Lewis’s Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Williamson’s Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-X
Red-naped Sapsucker-X
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Nuttall’s Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
White-headed Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Willow Flycatcher
Hammond’s Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Say’s Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Loggerhead Shrike-X
Northern Shrike-X
Cassin’s Vireo
Hutton’s Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Steller’s Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Pinyon Jay
Clark’s Nutcracker
Black-billed Magpie
Yellow-billed Magpie
American Crow
Common Raven
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow-X
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Mountain Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Oak Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch

Rock Wren
Canyon Wren
Bewick’s Wren
House Wren
Pacific(winter) Wren
Marsh Wren

American Dipper

Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Western Bluebird
Mountain Bluebird
Townsend’s Solitaire
Swainson’s Thrush-X
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush

Northern Mockingbird
Sage Thrasher-X
California Thrasher

European Starling-I
American Pipit

Bohemian Waxwing-X
Cedar Waxwing

Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler – X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler – X
Kentucky Warbler-X
MacGillivray’s Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson’s Warbler
Yellow-breasted Chat

Western Tanager

Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
California Towhee
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Brewer’s Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow-X
Savannah Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow-X
Harris’s Sparrow-X
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Chestnut-collared Longspur-X

Rose-breasted Grosbeak-X
Black-headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting

Red-winged Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird-X
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bullock’s Oriole
Hooded Oriole – X

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch
Pine Grosbeak
Purple Finch
Cassin’s Finch
House Finch
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
Lawrence’s Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak