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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Jan-Dec, 1900-2019

[ San Elijo Lagoon--Stonebridge Trail ] [ San Elijo Lagoon--east ] [ San Elijo Lagoon--La Orilla Trail ]

210 species (+44 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose
Greater White-fronted Goose
Canada Goose
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Surf Scoter
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
merganser sp.
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
California Quail
Pied-billed Grebe
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Horned Grebe
Eared Grebe
Horned/Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe
Western/Clark's Grebe
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Greater Roadrunner
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Poorwill
Chimney Swift
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Vaux's Swift
White-throated Swift
swift sp.
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
hummingbird sp.
Ridgway's Rail
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Killdeer
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Red Knot
Sanderling
Dunlin
Least Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
peep sp.
Calidris sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
large shorebird sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
shorebird sp.
Heermann's Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Least Tern
Caspian Tern
Common Tern
Forster's Tern
Royal Tern
Elegant Tern
tern sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black Skimmer
Double-crested Cormorant
cormorant sp.
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Green Heron
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
White-tailed Kite
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter sp.
Red-shouldered Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Buteo sp.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Barn Owl
Great Horned Owl
owl sp.
Belted Kingfisher
Acorn Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
woodpecker sp.
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Western Wood-Pewee
Willow Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Cassin's Kingbird
Western Kingbird
yellow-bellied kingbird sp.
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Bell's Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Cassin's Vireo
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Warbling Vireo
Loggerhead Shrike
California Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Common Raven
crow/raven sp.
Horned Lark
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
swallow sp.
Bushtit
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wrentit
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
California Gnatcatcher
gnatcatcher sp.
House Wren
Marsh Wren
Bewick's Wren
wren sp.
European Starling
California Thrasher
Sage Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird
Western Bluebird
Swainson's Thrush
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
Cedar Waxwing
Phainopepla
Scaly-breasted Munia
House Sparrow
American Pipit
House Finch
Purple Finch
Pine Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
Lawrence's Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Spinus sp.
Grasshopper Sparrow
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Chipping Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
California Towhee
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
sparrow sp.
Yellow-breasted Chat
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Hooded Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
new world oriole sp.
Red-winged Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
blackbird sp.
Black-and-white Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common Yellowthroat
American Redstart
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
passerine sp.

KEY:| = insufficient data | = rare to widespread

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