eBird Field Checklist
Kern County, California, US
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444 species (+122 other taxa) - Year-round, All Years
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Waterfowl
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Snow x Ross's Goose (hybrid)
Snow/Ross's Goose
Graylag Goose (Domestic type)
Swan Goose (Domestic type)
Greater White-fronted Goose
Brant
Cackling Goose
Canada Goose
Cackling/Canada Goose
goose sp.
Tundra Swan
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)
Wood Duck
Mandarin Duck
Garganey
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Eurasian Wigeon
American Wigeon
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)
Mallard
Mallard (Domestic type)
Northern Shoveler x Mallard (hybrid)
Gadwall x Mallard (hybrid)
Mallard x Mexican Duck (hybrid)
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
teal sp.
dabbling duck sp.
Canvasback
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Greater/Lesser Scaup
Aythya sp.
Surf Scoter
White-winged Scoter
Long-tailed Duck
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Barrow's Goldeneye
Common/Barrow's Goldeneye
Hooded Merganser
Common Merganser
Red-breasted Merganser
Ruddy Duck
duck sp.
Grouse, Quail, and Allies
Mountain Quail
California Quail
California/Gambel's Quail
new world quail sp.
Indian Peafowl (Domestic type)
Chukar
Ring-necked Pheasant
Sooty Grouse
Wild Turkey
Grebes
Pied-billed Grebe
Horned Grebe
Red-necked Grebe
Eared Grebe
Podiceps sp.
Western Grebe
Clark's Grebe
Western/Clark's Grebe
Pigeons and Doves
Rock Pigeon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Eurasian/African Collared-Dove
Spotted Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground Dove
Ruddy Ground Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
pigeon/dove sp.
Cuckoos
Groove-billed Ani
Greater Roadrunner
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Nightjars
Lesser Nighthawk
Common Nighthawk
nighthawk sp.
Common Poorwill
nightjar sp.
Swifts
Black Swift
Chimney Swift
Vaux's Swift
Chimney/Vaux's Swift
Chaetura sp.
White-throated Swift
swift sp.
Hummingbirds
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Allen's Hummingbird
Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Selasphorus sp.
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
hummingbird sp.
Rails, Gallinules, and Allies
Virginia Rail
Sora
Common Gallinule
American Coot
rail/crake sp.
Cranes
Sandhill Crane
Shorebirds
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Black-bellied Plover
American Golden-Plover
Pacific Golden-Plover
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Killdeer
Mountain Plover
Upland Sandpiper
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
curlew sp.
Hudsonian Godwit
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Black Turnstone
Red Knot
Ruff
Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Curlew Sandpiper
Red-necked Stint
Sanderling
Dunlin
Baird's Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
White-rumped Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Semipalmated Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
peep sp.
Short-billed Dowitcher
Long-billed Dowitcher
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson's Snipe
Wilson's Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
phalarope sp.
Spotted Sandpiper
Solitary Sandpiper
Wandering Tattler
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet
Lesser Yellowlegs
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
Wood Sandpiper
large shorebird sp.
Skuas and Jaegers
Pomarine Jaeger
Parasitic Jaeger
Long-tailed Jaeger
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
Sabine's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
Little Gull
Laughing Gull
Franklin's Gull
Heermann's Gull
Mew Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Western Gull
California Gull
Herring Gull
Iceland Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Glaucous-winged Gull
Glaucous Gull
Larus sp.
gull sp.
Least Tern
Gull-billed Tern
Caspian Tern
Black Tern
Chlidonias sp.
Common Tern
Arctic Tern
Forster's Tern
tern sp.
Black Skimmer
Loons
Red-throated Loon
Pacific Loon
Common Loon
Cormorants and Anhingas
Neotropic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Neotropic/Double-crested Cormorant
Pelicans
American White Pelican
Brown Pelican
Herons, Ibis, and Allies
American Bittern
Least Bittern
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Cattle Egret
white egret sp.
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
Vultures, Hawks, and Allies
California Condor
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
White-tailed Kite
Golden Eagle
Mississippi Kite
Northern Harrier
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
Northern Goshawk
Cooper's Hawk/Northern Goshawk
Accipiter sp.
Bald Eagle
Common Black Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Broad-winged Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Rough-legged Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Buteo sp.
hawk sp.
eagle sp.
Owls
Barn Owl
Flammulated Owl
Western Screech-Owl
Great Horned Owl
Northern Pygmy-Owl
Burrowing Owl
Spotted Owl
Barred Owl
Long-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
owl sp.
Kingfishers
Belted Kingfisher
Woodpeckers
Williamson's Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Red-naped Sapsucker
Yellow-bellied/Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Red-naped x Red-breasted Sapsucker (hybrid)
sapsucker sp.
Lewis's Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Black-backed Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Nuttall's x Ladder-backed Woodpecker (hybrid)
Nuttall's/Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker
Nuttall's x Hairy Woodpecker (hybrid)
White-headed Woodpecker
Dryobates sp.
Pileated Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
woodpecker sp.
Falcons and Caracaras
Crested Caracara
American Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine Falcon
Prairie Falcon
large falcon sp.
falcon sp.
diurnal raptor sp.
Parrots, Parakeets, and Allies
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Lilac-crowned Parrot
Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Western/Eastern Wood-Pewee
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
Alder Flycatcher
Willow Flycatcher
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
Least Flycatcher
Hammond's Flycatcher
Gray Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Gray/Dusky Flycatcher
Hammond's/Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Pacific-slope/Cordilleran Flycatcher (Western Flycatcher)
Buff-breasted Flycatcher
Empidonax sp.
Black Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
phoebe sp.
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Brown-crested Flycatcher
Myiarchus sp.
Tropical Kingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
Western Kingbird
Cassin's/Western Kingbird
yellow-bellied kingbird sp.
Tyrannus sp.
Eastern Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
Vireos
White-eyed Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Gray Vireo
Hutton's Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Cassin's Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Cassin's/Blue-headed Vireo
Plumbeous Vireo
Cassin's/Plumbeous Vireo
solitary vireo sp.
Philadelphia Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Red-eyed Vireo
Yellow-green Vireo
vireo sp.
Shrikes
Loggerhead Shrike
Northern Shrike
Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens
Pinyon Jay
Steller's Jay
California Scrub-Jay
Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
California/Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
Yellow-billed Magpie
Clark's Nutcracker
American Crow
crow sp.
Common Raven
crow/raven sp.
Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice
Mountain Chickadee
Oak Titmouse
Penduline-Tits and Verdin
Verdin
Larks
Horned Lark
Martins and Swallows
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Purple Martin
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Tree/Violet-green Swallow
Tachycineta sp.
Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow
Cliff Swallow
swallow sp.
Leaf Warblers
Dusky Warbler
Arctic Warbler
Long-tailed Tits and Bushtit
Bushtit
Parrotbills, Wrentit, and Allies
Wrentit
Kinglets
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Nuthatches
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch
nuthatch sp.
Treecreepers
Brown Creeper
Gnatcatchers
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
gnatcatcher sp.
Wrens
Rock Wren
Canyon Wren
House Wren
Pacific Wren
Marsh Wren
Bewick's Wren
Cactus Wren
wren sp.
Dippers
American Dipper
Starlings and Mynas
European Starling
Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers
Gray Catbird
Brown Thrasher
Bendire's Thrasher
California Thrasher
LeConte's Thrasher
Toxostoma sp.
Sage Thrasher
Northern Mockingbird
Thrushes
Western Bluebird
Mountain Bluebird
bluebird sp.
Townsend's Solitaire
Varied Thrush
Veery
Gray-cheeked Thrush
Swainson's Thrush
Hermit Thrush
Catharus sp.
Wood Thrush
American Robin
Eyebrowed Thrush
thrush sp.
Waxwings
Cedar Waxwing
Silky-flycatchers
Phainopepla
Weavers and Allies
Northern Red Bishop
Estrildids
Scaly-breasted Munia
Old World Sparrows
House Sparrow
Wagtails and Pipits
Red-throated Pipit
American Pipit
Sprague's Pipit
Finches, Euphonias, and Allies
Evening Grosbeak
Pine Grosbeak
House Finch
Purple Finch
House/Purple Finch
Cassin's Finch
Purple/Cassin's Finch
Haemorhous sp.
Red Crossbill
European Goldfinch
Pine Siskin
Lesser Goldfinch
Lawrence's Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
Spinus sp. (goldfinch sp.)
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
Lapland Longspur
Chestnut-collared Longspur
Smith's Longspur
McCown's Longspur
Snow Bunting
Old World Buntings
Rustic Bunting
New World Sparrows
Cassin's Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Black-chinned Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Brewer's Sparrow
Spizella sp.
Black-throated Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Lark Bunting
American Tree Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
White-crowned Sparrow
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Harris's Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Zonotrichia sp.
Sagebrush Sparrow
Bell's Sparrow
Sagebrush/Bell's Sparrow (Sage Sparrow)
Vesper Sparrow
LeConte's Sparrow
Nelson's Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
California Towhee
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
sparrow sp.
Yellow-breasted Chat
Yellow-breasted Chat
Blackbirds
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Bobolink
Western Meadowlark
Orchard Oriole
Hooded Oriole
Orchard/Hooded Oriole
Bullock's Oriole
Baltimore Oriole
Bullock's/Baltimore Oriole
Scott's Oriole
new world oriole sp.
Red-winged Blackbird
Tricolored Blackbird
Red-winged/Tricolored Blackbird
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
Rusty Blackbird
Brewer's Blackbird
Common Grackle
Great-tailed Grackle
blackbird sp.
Wood-Warblers
Ovenbird
Worm-eating Warbler
Louisiana Waterthrush
Northern Waterthrush
Golden-winged Warbler
Blue-winged Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Prothonotary Warbler
Tennessee Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Lucy's Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
Leiothlypis sp.
Connecticut Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Mourning Warbler
Kentucky Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
yellowthroat sp.
Hooded Warbler
American Redstart
Cape May Warbler
Cerulean Warbler
Northern Parula
Magnolia Warbler
Bay-breasted Warbler
Blackburnian Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Blackpoll Warbler
Black-throated Blue Warbler
Palm Warbler
Pine Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Prairie Warbler
Grace's Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Hermit Warbler
Townsend's x Hermit Warbler (hybrid)
Black-throated Gray/Hermit Warbler
Townsend's/Hermit Warbler
Black-throated Green Warbler
Canada Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Red-faced Warbler
Painted Redstart
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies
Hepatic Tanager
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Western Tanager
tanager sp. (Piranga sp.)
Pyrrhuloxia
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Rose-breasted/Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Indigo Bunting
Lazuli x Indigo Bunting (hybrid)
Lazuli/Indigo Bunting
Painted Bunting
Passerina sp.
Dickcissel
Others
passerine sp.