río embudo birds

Residents:
A list of birds that are present all year.

Number of species to date: 64

Note that there is variation dependent upon elevation.

Resident: Present all year and breeds here.

Abundance classes:
Common: Certain to be seen in suitable habitat and proper season.
Uncommon: Present (and seen regularly), but not certain to be seen even in suitable habitat and proper season.
Occasional: Present, but seen only a few times in a season.
Rare: Unusual, seen only every 2 to 5 years.
+ : Seeing these birds (mostly vagrants) is highly unusual.

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English Name:Genus species:Occurrence:Abundance...
Swans, Geese and Ducks
Wood DuckAix sponsaResidentU…
MallardAnas platyrhynchosResidentC…
Upland Game Birds
Ring-necked PheasantPhasianus colchicusResidentR…
Blue GrouseDendragapus obscurusResident: HighlandsO…
Wild TurkeyMeleagris gallopavoResidentR…
Scaled QuailCallipepla squamataResidentR…
Grebes
Pied-billed GrebePodilymbus podicepsResidentR…
Medium to Large Waterbirds: Pelicans and their Allies
Long-legged Wading Birds
Great Blue HeronArdea herodiasResidentU…
Diurnal Raptors: Vultures, Eagles, Hawks and Falcons
Sharp-shinned HawkAccipiter striatusResidentO…
Cooper’s HawkAccipiter cooperiiResidentU…
Northern GoshawkAccipiter gentilisResidentR…
Red-tailed HawkButeo jamaicensisResidentU…
Golden EagleAquila chrysaetosResidentR…
American KestrelFalco sparveriusResidentU…
Peregrine FalconFalco peregrinusResidentR…
Gruiformes: Coots, Cranes and Rails
American CootFulica americanaResidentO…
Smaller Wading Birds
Gulls, Terns and Skimmers
Pigeons and Doves
Rock PigeonColumba liviaResidentC…
Eurasian Collared-DoveStreptopelia decaoctoResidentO…
Mourning DoveZenaida macrouraResidentU…
Cuckoos and their Allies
Greater RoadrunnerGeococcyx californianusResidentR…
Nocturnal Raptors: Owls
Barn OwlTyto albaResident+…
Western Screech-OwlMegascops kennicottiiResidentR…
Great Horned OwlBubo virginianusResidentU…
Northern Pygmy-OwlGlaucidium gnomaResidentR…
Nightjars, Nighthawks and Swifts
Hummingbirds
Kingfishers
Belted KingfisherCeryle alcyonResidentU…
Woodpeckers
Lewis’s WoodpeckerMelanerpes lewisResidentU…
Ladder-backed WoodpeckerPicoides scalarisResidentU…
Downy WoodpeckerPicoides pubescensResidentU…
Hairy WoodpeckerPicoides villosusResidentU…
Northern FlickerColaptes auratusResidentC…
Tyrant Flycatchers
Shrikes and Vireos
Loggerhead ShrikeLanius ludovicianusResidentR…
Jays, Crows and their Allies
Gray JayPerisoreus canadensisResident: HighlandsU…
Steller’s JayCyanocitta stelleriResident: HighlandsC…
Western Scrub-JayAphelocoma californicaResidentC…
Pinyon JayGymnorhinus cyanocephalusResidentU…
Clark’s NutcrackerNucifraga columbianaResident: HighlandsU…
Black-billed MagpiePica hudsoniaResidentC…
American CrowCorvus brachyrhynchosResidentC…
Common RavenCorvus coraxResidentC…
Swallows
Chickadees and their Allies
Black-capped ChickadeePoecile atricapillusResidentC…
Juniper TitmouseBaeolophus ridgwayiResidentC…
BushtitPsaltriparus minimusResidentU…
Nuthatches and Creepers
Red-breasted NuthatchSitta canadensisResident: HighlandsU…
White-breasted NuthatchSitta carolinensisResidentC…
Pygmy NuthatchSitta pygmaeaResident: HighlandsC…
Wrens
Rock WrenSalpinctes obsoletusResidentU…
Canyon WrenCatherpes mexicanusResidentU…
Bewick’s WrenThryomanes bewickiiResidentU…
Dippers
American DipperCinclus mexicanusResidentU…
Kinglets and Gnatcatchers
Golden-crowned KingletRegulus satrapaResidentR…
Ruby-crowned KingletRegulus calendulaResidentU…
Thrushes and their Allies
Western BluebirdSialia mexicanaResidentC…
Mountain BluebirdSialia currucoidesResidentU…
American RobinTurdus migratoriusResidentC…
Mimids "Mimic Thrushes"
Starlings and Mynas
European StarlingSturnus vulgarisResidentC…
Wagtails and Pipits
Waxwings
Wood-Warblers
Tanagers
Towhees
Spotted TowheePipilo maculatusResidentC…
Canyon TowheePipilo fuscusResidentU…
Sparrows and their Allies
Rufous-crowned SparrowAimophila ruficepsResident?…
Song SparrowMelospiza melodiaResidentC…
Grosbeaks
Buntings
Icterids: Blackbirds, Orioles and their Allies
Red-winged BlackbirdAgelaius phoeniceusResidentU…
Finches and Old World Sparrows
House FinchCarpodacus mexicanusResidentC…
Pine SiskinCarduelis pinusResidentC…
Evening GrosbeakCoccothraustes vespertinusResidentU…
House SparrowPasser domesticusResidentC…