BIRDS
Susan & Wayne Colony 2007, updated 2010

 
                                 
 

Habitat: S (scrub or grassland), W (wetlands), C (canyon)
Status: R (resident breeder), S (summer visitor), W (winter visitor), T (transient migrant)
Abundance: C (common), F (fairly common), U (uncommon), R (rare)

 
                                 
 
SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME Hab Status Abun
Anatidae
Anas crecca  Green-winged Teal W W C
Anas platyrhynchos diazi Mexican Duck W R C
Anas acuta Northern Pintail W W C
Anas discors Blue-winged Teal W W C
Anas cyanoptera  Cinnamon Teal W W U
Anas clypeata Northern Shoveler W W C
Anas strepera Gadwall W W F
Anas americana American Wigeon W W F
Aythya valisineria Canvasback W W U
Aythya americana Redhead W W U
Aythya collaris Ring-necked Duck W W F
Aythya affinis  Lesser Scaup W W F
Oxyura jamaicensis Ruddy Duck W W C
Odontophoridae
Colinus virginianus Northern Bobwhite S R C
Cyrtonyx montezumae Montezuma Quail S R R
Podicipedidae
Tachybaptus dominicus Least Grebe W W F
Podilymbus podiceps Pied-billed Grebe W W F
Podiceps nigricollis californicus Eared Grebe W W U
Pelecanidae
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos American White Pelican W W U
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax brasilianus Neotropic Cormorant W M R
Ardeidae
Butorides virescens Green Heron W R U
Nycticorax nycticorax  Black-crowned Night Heron W R F
Ardea herodias Great Blue Heron W R U
Ardea alba Great Egret W R C
Egretta thula Snowy Egret W R C
Bubulcus ibis Cattle Egret W R C
Ciconiidae
Mycteria americana Wood Stork W M R
Threskiornithidae
Plegadis chihi White-faced Ibis W R C
Cathartidae
Cathartes aura Turkey Vulture S R C
Accipitridae
Elanus leucurus  White-tailed Kite S R C
Circus cyaneus Northern Harrier S W C
Accipiter striatus Sharp-shinned Hawk S R U
Accipiter cooperii Cooper's Hawk S W U
Buteo jamaicensis Red-tailed Hawk S R C
Falconidae
Caracara cheriway Crested Caracara S R C
Falco sparverius American Kestrel S W C
Falco columbarius Merlin W M U
Falco peregrinus Peregrine Falcon C R U
Rallidae
Porzana carolina Sora W W C
Gallinula chloropus  Common Moorhen W W C
Fulica americana American Coot W W C
Charadriidae
Charadrius vociferus Killdeer W R C
Jacanidae
Jacana spinosa Northern Jacana W W R
Recurviostridae
Recurvirostra americana American Avocet W W C
Himantopus mexicanus Black-necked Stilt W W C
Scolopacidae
Tringa melanoleuca Greater Yellowlegs W W F
Tringa flavipes Lesser Yellowlegs W W F
Actitis macularius Spotted Sandpiper W W C
Bartramia longicauda Upland Sandpiper S M R
Calidris mauri Western Sandpiper W W C
Calidris minutilla Least Sandpiper W W C
Calidris himantopus Stilt Sandpiper W W F
Limnodromus scolopaceus Long-billed Dowitcher W W C
Gallinago delicata Wilson's Snipe W W U
Phalaropus tricolor Wilson's Phalarope W W U
Laridae
Leucophaeus atricilla Laughing Gull W W U
Columbidae
Zenaida asiatica White-winged Dove S R C
Zenaida macroura Mourning Dove S R C
Columba livia Rock Dove S R C
Columbina inca Inca Dove S R C
Columbina passerina Common Ground-Dove S R C
Cuculidae
Coccyzus americanus Yellow-billed Cuckoo S M U
Geococcyx californianus Greater Roadrunner S R U
Crotophaga sulcirostris Groove-billed Ani S R U
Tytonidae + Strigidae
Tyto alba Barn Owl C R U
Bubo virginianus  Great-horned Owl C W U
Apodidae
Aeronautes saxatalis White-throated Swift C W C
Trochilidae
Cyanthus latirostris Broad-billed Hummingbird S R C
Hylocharis leucotis White-eared Hummingbird S R U
Amazilia violiceps Violet-crowned Hummingbird S R C
Lampornis clemenciae Blue Throated Hummingbird S M U
Calothorax lucifer Lucifer Hummingbird S M U
Archilochus colubris Ruby-throated Hummingbird S M U
Archilochus alexandri Black-chinned Hummingbird S M U
Selasphorus platycercus Broad-tailed Hummingbird S R F
Selasphorus rufus Rufous Hummingbird S M F
Alcedinidae
Ceryle alcyon Belted Kingfisher W W F
Chloroceryle americana Green Kingfisher W R U
Picidae
Melanerpes aurifrons Golden-fronted Woodpecker S R C
Colaptes auratus Northern Flicker S R F
Sphyrapicus varius Yellow-bellied Sapsucker S M U
Picoides scalaris Ladder-backed Woodpecker S R F
Tyrannidae
Empidonax oberholseri Dusky Flycatcher S W C
Empidonax wrightii Grey Flycatcher S W F
Sayornis nigricans Black Phoebe W R C
Sayornis saya Say's Phoebe S W F
Pyrocephalus rubinus Vermilion Flycatcher  S R C
Myiarchus cinerascens Ash-throated S M U
Myiarchas sp Nuttting's Flycatcher S R U
Pitangus sulphuratus Great Kiskadee S R C
Tyrannus vociferans Cassin's Kingbird S R C
Tyrannus tyrannus Eastern Kingbird S M U
Laniidae
Lanius ludovicianus Loggerhead Shrike S R C
Vireonidae
Vireo cassinii Cassin's Vireo S W U
Corvidae
Aphelocoma californica Western Scrub-Jay S R F
Aphelocoma ultramarina Grey-breasted (Mexican)Jay S R U
Corvus cryptoleucus Chihuahuan Raven C R C
Corvus corax Common Raven C * *
Hirundinidae
Stelgidopteryx  serripennis Northern Rough-winged Swallow W S C
Riparia riparia Bank Swallow W S C
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota Cliff Swallow W S C
Hirundo rustica  Barn Swallow W S C
Remizidae
Auriparus flaviceps Verdin S R C
Aegithalidae
Psaltriparus minimus Bushtit (Black-eared morph)  S R C
Troglodytidae
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus Cactus Wren S R C
Salpinctes obsoletus Rock Wren C R U
Catherpes mexicanus Canyon Wren C R C
Thryomanes bewickii Bewick's Wren S R C
Cistothorus palustris Marsh Wren W W C
Troglodytes aedon House Wren S W C
Regulidae
Regulus calendula Ruby-crowned Kinglet S W F
Sylviidae
Polioptila caerulea Blue-gray Gnatcatcher S R U
Turdidae
Turdus rufopalliatus Rufous-backed Thrush S R F
Mirnidae
Mimus polyglottos Northern Mockingbird S R C
Toxostoma curvirostre Curve-billed Thrasher S R C
Sturnidae
Sturnus vulgaris European Starling S M U
Motacillidae
Anthus rubescens American Pipit W W F
Ptilogonatidae
Phainopepla nitens Phainopepla S R C
Parulidae
Vermivora celata Orange-crowned Warbler S W F
Vermivora ruficapilla Nashville Warbler S W U
Dendroica coronata Yellow-rumped Warbler S W F
Dendroica nigrescens Black-throated Grey Warbler S W F
Dendroica townsendi Townsend's Warbler S W F
Oporornis tolmie MacGillivray's Warbler S W U
Wilsonia pusilla Wilson's Warbler S W C
Geothlypis trichas Common Yellowthroat W W C
Icteria virens Yellow-breasted Chat S M U
Myioborus pictus Painted Redstart S M U
Emberizidae
Sporophila torqueola White-collared Seedeater M R C
Pipilo chlorurus Green-tailed Towhee S W U
Pipilo fuscus Canyon Towhee S R C
Aimophila ruficeps Rufous-crowned Sparrow C R U
Spizella passerina Chipping Sparrow S W C
Spizella pallida Clay-colored Sparrow S W C
Spizella breweri Brewer's Sparrow S W C
Spizella atrogularis Black-chinned Sparrow S R C
Pooecetes gramineus Vesper Sparrow S W C
Chondestes grammacus Lark Sparrow S W C
Passerculus sandwichensis Savannah Sparrow S W F
Melospiza lincolnii Lincoln's Sparrow S W F
Cardinalidae
Cardinalis cardinalis Northern Cardinal M R M
Cardinalis sinuatus Pyrrhuloxia M MT P
Pheucticus melanocephalus Black-headed Grosbeak M R M
Passerina caerulea Blue Grosbeak M R M
Passerina versicolor Varied Bunting M MT MI
Passerina cyanea Indigo Bunting M MT MI
Calamospiza melanocorys Lark Bunting M I C
Icteridae
Sturnella magna Eastern Meadowlark S R M
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus Yellow-headed Blackbird H I P
Agelaius phoeniceus Red-winged Blackbird H I C
Quiscalus mexicanus Great-tailed Grackle M R M
Molothrus ater Brown-headed Cowbird M R M
Molothrus aeneus Bronzed Cowbird M R M
Icterus cucullatus Hooded Oriole M MT C
Icterus abeillei Black-backed Oriole M R C
Icterus parisorum Scott's Oriole M R M
Fringillidae
Carpodacus mexicanus House Finch M R M
Carduelis psaltria Lesser Goldfinch M R M
Passeridae
Passer domesticus House Sparrow M R M