Tuesday, January 1, 2013

MCAS SLO County Bird Checklists


"The Birds of the Carrizo Plain National Monument" Checklist and Bar Graph (download PDF)

"The Birds of San Luis Obispo County California" Checklist and Bar Graph (download PDF)
This document can be purchased at the Morro Coast Audubon Society office.

"The San Luis Obispo County Bird List" (download PDF) (download DOC)

Anseriformes - Swans, Geese, and Ducks
  Anatidae 

    Fulvous Whistling-Duck 
    Greater White-fronted Goose 
    Emperor Goose 
    Snow Goose 
    Ross's Goose 
    Canada Goose 
    Cackling Goose
    Brant 
    Trumpeter Swan 
    Tundra Swan
    Wood Duck 
    Gadwall 
    Eurasian Wigeon 
    American Wigeon 
    Mallard 
    Blue-winged Teal 
    Cinnamon Teal 
    Northern Shoveler 
    Northern Pintail 
    Garganey 
    Green-winged Teal 
    Canvasback 
    Redhead 
    Ring-necked Duck 
    Tufted Duck 
    Greater Scaup 
    Lesser Scaup 
    King Eider 
    Harlequin Duck 
    Surf Scoter 
    White-winged Scoter 
    Black Scoter 
    Long-tailed Duck 
    Bufflehead 
    Common Goldeneye 
    Barrow's Goldeneye 
    Hooded Merganser 
    Common Merganser 
    Red-breasted Merganser 
    Ruddy Duck 
Galliformes - Gallinaceous Birds
  Odontophoridae 

    Mountain Quail 
    California Quail 
  Phasianidae     Chukar 
    Wild Turkey 
Gaviiformes - Loons
  Gaviidae - Loons 

    Red-throated Loon 
    Arctic Loon 
    Pacific Loon 
    Common Loon 
    Yellow-billed Loon 
Podicipediformes - Grebes
  Podicipedidae 

    Pied-billed Grebe 
    Horned Grebe 
    Red-necked Grebe 
    Eared Grebe 
    Western Grebe 
    Clark's Grebe 
Procellariiformes - Tube-nosed Swimmers
  Diomededidae-Albatrosses

    Black-footed Albatross 
    Laysan Albatross 
    Short-tailed Albatross 
  Procellariidae-Shearwaters and Petrels 
    Northern Fulmar 
    Mottled Petrel 
    Cook's Petrel 
    Pink-footed Shearwater 
    Flesh-footed Shearwater 
    Buller's Shearwater 
    Sooty Shearwater 
    Short-tailed Shearwater 
    Manx Shearwater
    Black-vented Shearwater 
  Hydrobatidae-Storm Petrels
    Wilson's Storm-Petrel 
    Fork-tailed Storm-Petrel 
    Leach's Storm-Petrel 
    Ashy Storm-Petrel 
    Black Storm-Petrel 
    Least Storm-Petrel 
Pelecaniformes - Totipalmate Birds
  Phaethontidae-Tropicbirds

    Red-billed Tropicbird 
    Red-tailed Tropicbird 
  Sulidae-Boobies
    Blue-footed Booby 
    Brown Booby 
    Red-footed Booby 
  Pelecanidae-Pelicans
    American White Pelican 
    Brown Pelican 
  Phalacrocoracidae-Cormorants
    Double-crested Cormorant 
    Brandt's Cormorant 
    Pelagic Cormorant 
  Frigatidae-Frigatebirds 
    Magnificent Frigatebird 
Ciconiiformes - Herons, Ibises, Storks, and Allies
  Ardeidae-Herons, Bitterns

    American Bittern 
    Least Bittern 
    Great Blue Heron 
    Great Egret 
    Snowy Egret 
    Little Blue Heron 
    Reddish Egret
    Tricolored Heron 
    Cattle Egret
    Green Heron 
    Black-crowned Night-Heron 
  Threskiornithidae-Ibises, Spoonbill 
    White-faced Ibis
    Roseate Spoonbill 
  Ciconiidae-Storks 
    Wood Stork 
Falconiformes - American Vultures and Diurnal Birds of Prey
  Cathartidae-New World Vultures 

    Turkey Vulture 
    California Condor 
   Accipitridae-Hawks, Kites, Eagles
    Osprey
    White-tailed Kite
    Bald Eagle 
    Northern Harrier 
    Sharp-shinned Hawk 
    Cooper's Hawk 
    Northern Goshawk 
    Zone-tailed Hawk
    Red-shouldered Hawk
    Broad-winged Hawk 
    Swainson's Hawk 
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Ferruginous Hawk 
    Rough-legged Hawk
    Golden Eagle 
  Falconidae- Caracaras and Falcons
    Crested Caracara
    American Kestrel
    Merlin 
    Prairie Falcon 
    Peregrine Falcon 
Gruiformes - Rails, Cranes, and Allies
  Rallidae-Rails

    Yellow Rail 
    Black Rail
    Clapper Rail 
    Virginia Rail 
    Sora
    Common Moorhen 
    American Coot 
  Gruidae-Cranes 
    Sandhill Crane 
Charadriiformes - Shorebirds, Gulls, Auks, and Allies
  Charadriidae-Plovers

    Black-bellied Plover
    Pacific Golden-Plover 
    American Golden-Plover 
    Snowy Plover 
    Semipalmated Plover
    Piping Plover 
    Killdeer
    Mountain Plover 
  Haematopodidae-Oystercatchers 
    American Oystercatcher
    Black Oystercatcher 
  Recurvirostridae-Stilts, Avocets
     Black-necked Stilt 
    American Avocet 
  Scolopacidae-Sandpipers, Phalaropes, Allies
    Greater Yellowlegs 
    Lesser Yellowlegs 
    Solitary Sandpiper 
    Willet 
    Wandering Tattler 
    Spotted Sandpiper
    Little Curlew 
    Whimbrel 
    Long-billed Curlew
    Marbled Godwit
    Ruddy Turnstone 
    Black Turnstone 
    Surfbird 
    Red Knot 
    Sanderling 
    Semipalmated Sandpiper 
    Western Sandpiper
    Red-necked Stint 
    Least Sandpiper 
    Baird's Sandpiper 
    Pectoral Sandpiper 
    Sharp-tailed Sandpiper
    Rock Sandpiper
    Dunlin 
    Stilt Sandpiper 
    Buff-breasted Sandpiper 
    Ruff 
    Short-billed Dowitcher 
    Long-billed Dowitcher 
    Common Snipe 
    Wilson's Phalarope
    Red-necked Phalarope 
    Red Phalarope 
  Laridae-Skuas, Gulls, Terns, Skimmers 
    Laughing Gull 
    Franklin's Gull 
    Little Gull 
    Bonaparte's Gull 
    Heermann's Gull 
    Mew Gull 
    Ring-billed Gull 
    California Gull 
    Herring Gull 
    Thayer's Gull 
    Western Gull 
    Glaucous-winged Gull 
    Glaucous Gull 
    Black-legged Kittiwake 
    Sabine's Gull 
    Caspian Tern 
    Royal Tern 
    Elegant Tern 
    Common Tern 
    Arctic Tern 
    Forster's Tern 
    Least Tern 
    Black Tern 
    Black Skimmer 
  Stercorariidae - Skuas
    South Polar Skua 
    Pomarine Jaeger 
    Parasitic Jaeger 
    Long-tailed Jaeger 
  Alcidae-Auks, Murres, Puffins
    Common Murre 
    Pigeon Guillemot 
    Marbled Murrelet 
    Xantus's Murrelet 
    Craveri's Murrelet 
    Ancient Murrelet 
    Cassin's Auklet 
    Parakeet Auklet 
    Rhinoceros Auklet 
    Tufted Puffin 
    Horned Puffin 
Columbiformes - Pigeons, and Doves
  Columbidae 

    Rock Dove 
    Band-tailed Pigeon 
    White-winged Dove 
    Mourning Dove 
    Common Ground-Dove 
Cuculiformes - Cuckoos, and Allies
   Cuculidae-Cuckoos, Roadrunners 

    Yellow-billed Cuckoo 
    Greater Roadrunner 
Strigiformes _ Owls
  Tytonidae-Barn Owl

    Barn Owl 
  Strigidae-Typical Owls 
    Western Screech-Owl 
    Great Horned Owl 
    Northern Pygmy-Owl 
    Burrowing Owl 
    Spotted Owl 
    Long-eared Owl 
    Short-eared Owl 
    Northern Saw-whet Owl 
Caprimulgiformes - Goatsuckers and Allies
  Caprimulgidae 

    Lesser Nighthawk 
    Common Poorwill 
Apodiformes - Swifts and Hummingbirds
  Apodidae-Swifts

    Black Swift 
    Chimney Swift 
    Vaux's Swift 
    White-throated Swift 
  Trochilidae-Hummingbirds 
    Broad-billed Hummingbird 
    Ruby-throated Hummingbird 
     Black-chinned Hummingbird 
     Anna's Hummingbird 
    Costa's Hummingbird 
    Calliope Hummingbird 
    Rufous Hummingbird 
    Allen's Hummingbird 
Coraciiformes - Kingfishers
  Alcedinidae 

    Belted Kingfisher 
Piciformes - Woodpeckers
  Piciformes-Woodpeckers     Picidae 
    Lewis's Woodpecker 
    Acorn Woodpecker 
    White-headed Woodpecker 
    Williamson's Sapsucker 
    Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 
    Red-naped Sapsucker 
    Red-breasted Sapsucker 
    Nuttall's Woodpecker 
    Downy Woodpecker 
    Hairy Woodpecker 
    Northern Flicker 
Passeriformes - Passerine Birds
  Tyrannidae-Tyrant Flycatchers

    Olive-sided Flycatcher 
    Greater Pewee 
    Western Wood-Pewee 
    Willow Flycatcher 
    Least Flycatcher 
    Hammond's Flycatcher 
    Dusky Flycatcher 
    Gray Flycatcher 
    Pacific-slope Flycatcher 
    Black Phoebe 
    Eastern Phoebe 
    Say's Phoebe 
    Vermilion Flycatcher 
    Dusky-capped Flycatcher 
    Ash-throated Flycatcher 
    Great-crested Flycatcher 
    Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher 
    Tropical Kingbird 
    Cassin's Kingbird 
    Western Kingbird 
    Eastern Kingbird 
    Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 
  Laniidae-Shrikes
    Loggerhead Shrike 
  Vireonidae-Vireos 
    Bell's Vireo 
    Cassin's Vireo 
    Plumbeous Vireo 
    Blue-headed Vireo 
    Yellow-throated Vireo 
    Hutton's Vireo 
    Warbling Vireo 
     Philadelphia Vireo 
     Red-eyed Vireo 
    Yellow-green Vireo 
  Corvidae-Crows and Jays 
    Steller's Jay 
    Western Scrub-Jay 
    Pinyon Jay 
    Clark's Nutcracker 
    Yellow-billed Magpie 
    American Crow 
    Common Raven 
  Alaudidae-Larks 
    Horned Lark 
  Hirundinidae-Swallows 
    Purple Martin 
    Tree Swallow 
    Violet-green Swallow 
    Northern Rough-winged Swallow 
    Bank Swallow 
    Barn Swallow 
    Cliff Swallow 
  Paridae-Chickadee and Titmouse 
    Mountain Chickadee 
    Chestnut-backed Chickadee 
    Oak Titmouse 
  Aegithalidae-Bushtit 
    Bushtit 
  Sittidae-Nuthatches 
    Red-breasted Nuthatch 
    White-breasted Nuthatch 
    Pygmy Nuthatch 
  Certhiidae-Creepers
    Brown Creeper 
  Troglodytidae-Wrens 
    Rock Wren 
    Canyon Wren 
     Bewick's Wren 
    House Wren 
    Winter Wren 
    Marsh Wren 
  Cinclidae-Dippers 
    American Dipper 
  Regulidae-Kinglets 
    Golden-crowned Kinglet 
    Ruby-crowned Kinglet 
  Sylviidae-Old World Warblers, Gnatcatchers
    Arctic Warbler 
    Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 
  Turdidae-Thrushes 
    Western Bluebird 
    Mountain Bluebird 
    Townsend's Solitaire 
    Swainson's Thrush 
    Hermit Thrush 
    American Robin 
    Varied Thrush 
  Timaliidae-Wrentit 
     Wrentit 
  Mimidae-Mockingbirds and Thrashers 
    Gray Catbird 
    Northern Mockingbird 
    Sage Thrasher 
    Brown Thrasher 
    Bendire's Thrasher 
    California Thrasher
    Le Conte's Thrasher 
  Sturnidae-Starlings 
    European Starling 
  Motacillidae-Wagtails, Pipits 

    Yellow Wagtail
    White Wagtail 
    Red-throated Pipit 
    American Pipit 
  Bombycillidae-Waxwings 
    Bohemian Waxwing 
    Cedar Waxwing 
  Ptilogonatidae-Silky Flycatchers 
    Phainopepla 
  Parulidae-Wood Warblers
    Golden-winged Warbler 
    Tennessee Warbler 
    Orange-crowned Warbler 
    Nashville Warbler 
    Virginia's Warbler 
    Lucy's Warbler 
    Northern Parula 
    Yellow Warbler 
    Chestnut-sided Warbler
    Magnolia Warbler
    Cape May Warbler
    Black-throated Blue Warbler
    Yellow-rumped Warbler
    Black-throated Gray Warbler 
    Townsend's Warbler
    Hermit Warbler 
    Blackburnian Warbler
    Black-throated Green Warbler 
    Yellow-throated Warbler 
    Grace's Warbler 
    Pine Warbler 
    Prairie Warbler 
    Palm Warbler
    Bay-breasted Warbler 
    Blackpoll Warbler
    Cerulean Warbler
    Black-and-white Warbler 
    American Redstart 
    Prothonotary Warbler 
    Worm-eating Warbler 
    Ovenbird 
    Northern Waterthrush 
    Kentucky Warbler 
    Connecticut Warbler 
    Mourning Warbler 
    MacGillivray's Warbler
    Common Yellowthroat 
    Wilson's Warbler 
    Canada Warbler 
    Hooded Warbler 
  Painted Redstart 
    Yellow-breasted Chat 
  Emberizidae-Emberizids 
    Green-tailed Towhee 
    Spotted Towhee 
    California Towhee 
    Rufous-crowned Sparrow 
    American Tree Sparrow 
    Chipping Sparrow 
    Clay-colored Sparrow 
    Brewer's Sparrow 
    Black-chinned Sparrow 
    Vesper Sparrow 
    Lark Sparrow 
    Black-throated Sparrow 
    Cassin's Sparrow 
    Sage Sparrow
    Lark Bunting 
    Savannah Sparrow 
    Grasshopper Sparrow 
    Nelson's Sparrow
    Fox Sparrow 
    Song Sparrow 
    Lincoln's Sparrow
    Swamp Sparrow 
    White-throated Sparrow 
    Harris's Sparrow
    White-crowned Sparrow 
    Golden-crowned Sparrow 
    Dark-eyed Junco 
    McCown's Longspur
    Lapland Longspur 
    Chestnut-collared Longspur 
  Cardinalidae-Cardinals and Allies
    Hepatic Tanager
    Summer Tanager
    Scarlet Tanager 
    Western Tanager 
    Rose-breasted Grosbeak
    Black-headed Grosbeak
    Blue Grosbeak
    Lazuli Bunting 
    Indigo Bunting
    Painted Bunting
    Dickcissel 
  Icteridae-Blackbirds 
    Bobolink 
    Red-winged Blackbird 
    Tricolored Blackbird
    Western Meadowlark 
    Yellow-headed Blackbird 
    Rusty Blackbird
    Brewer's Blackbird 
    Common Grackle
    Great-tailed Grackle
    Brown-headed Cowbird
    Orchard Oriole
    Hooded Oriole
    Baltimore Oriole 
    Bullock's Oriole
    Scott's Oriole 
  Fringillidae-Finches and Allies
    Purple Finch
    Cassin's Finch 
    House Finch 
    Red Crossbill 
    Pine Siskin
    Lesser Goldfinch 
    Lawrence's Goldfinch 
    American Goldfinch
    Evening Grosbeak 
  Passeridae-Old World Sparrows 
    House Sparrow