Photographs by Robert Harrington - Nature and Bird Photography

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Grebes, Loons, Pelicans, Cormorants
Herons, Ibises
Waterfowl, Vultures
Hawks, Falcons
Quails, Pheasants, Cranes, Rails, Plovers, Stilts
Sandpipers
Gulls and Terns, Pigeons and Doves, Cuckoos
Owls, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers
Woodpeckers, Tyrant Flycatchers, Shrikes, Vireos
Corvids, Larks, Swallows, Titmice, Penduline Tits, Bushtits
Nuthatches, Creepers, Wrens, Wrentit, Kinglet, Gnatcatchers, Thrushes
Mimids, Starlings, Pipits, Silky Flycatchers, Waxwings
Wood Warblers, Tanagers, New World Buntings
New World Sparrows, Blackbirds, Finches, Old World Sparrows


Grebes (Podicipedidae)

Eared Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis)
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)
Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis)
Clark's Grebe (Aechmophorus clarkii)
Horned Grebe (Podiceps auritus)

Loons (Gaviidae}

Common Loon (Gavia immer )
Pacific Loon (Gavia pacifica)
Red-throated Loon (Gavia stellata)

Pelicans (Pelicanidae)

American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)

Cormorants (Phalacrocoracidae)

Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)
Brandt's Cormorant (Phalacrocorax penicillatus)

Booby (Suladae)

Herons (Ardeidae)

Blue-footed Booby (Sula nebouxli)

Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Least Bittern (Ixobrychus exilis)
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)
Reddish Egret (Egretta rufescens)
Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Green Heron (Butorides virescens)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)

Ibises (Threskiornithidae)

White-faced Ibis (Plegadis chihi)
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)

Stork (Ciconiidae)

Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)

 

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Waterfowl (Anatidae)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)
Brant (Brant bernicle)
Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons)
Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens)
Ross's Goose (Chen rossii)
Bean Goose (Anser fabalis) (vagrant)
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)
Gadwall (Anas strepera)
Northern Pintail (Anas acuta)
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Cinnamon Teal (Anas cyanoptera)
Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)
American Wigeon (Anas americana)
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope)
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)
Wood Duck (Aix sponsa)
Redhead (Aythya americana)
Harlequin Duck (Histrionicus histrionicus)
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)
Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)
Surf Scoter (Melanitta perspicillata)
Canvasback (Aythya valisineria)
Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clancula)
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator)
Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)
Tundra Swan (Cygnus columbianus)
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)

New World Vultures (Cathartidae)

Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
California Condor (Gymnogyps californianus)

 

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Hawks (Accipiteridae)

Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus)
Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)
Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)
Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis)
Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)
Bald Eagle (Haliaeeatus leucocephalus)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus)
Harris's Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)

Falcons (Falconidae)

American Kestrel (Falco sparverius)
Prairie Falcon (Falco mexicanus)
Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Merlin (Falco columbarius)

Quail (Odontophoridae)

California Quail (Callipela californica)
Gambel's Quail (Callipela gambelii)

Pheasants (Phasianidae)

Wild Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)
Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)

Cranes (Gruidae)

Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)

Rails (Rallidae)

Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)
American Coot (Fulica americana)
Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris)
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola)
Sora (Porzana carolina)

Oystercatchers (Haematopae)

Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani)
American Oystercatcher (Haematopus pallitus)

 

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Plovers (Charadriidae)

Black-bellied Plover (Pluvialis squatarola)
Semipalmated Plover (Charadrius semipalmatus)
Snowy Plover (Charadrius alexandrinus)
Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)

Stilts (Recurvirostridae)

American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)
Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus)

Sandpipers (Scolopacidae)

Greater Yellowlegs (Tringa melanoleuca)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Tringa flavipes)
Willet (Tringa semipalmata)
Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus)
Long-billed Curlew (Numenius americanus)
Marbled Godwit (Limosa fedoa)
Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres)
Black Turnstone (Arenaria melanocephala)
Sanderling (Calidris alba)
Dunlin (Calidris alpina)
Western Sandpiper (Calidris mauri)
Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla)
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
Short-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus)
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularia)
Red Knot (Calidris canutus)
Solitary Sandpiper (Tringa solitaria)
Wandering Tattler (Tringa incana)
Surfbird (Aphiza virgata)

 

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Gulls and Terns (Lariidae)

Western Gull (Larus occidentalis)
California Gull (Larus californicus)
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delwarensis)
Heermann's Gull (Larus heermanni)
Bonaparte's Gull (Larus philadelphia)
Franklin's Gull (Larus pipixcan)
Laughing Gull (Larus atricilla)
Caspian Tern (Sterna caspia)
Royal Tern (Sterna maxima)
Elegant Tern (Sterna elegans)
Forster's Tern (Sterna forsteri)
Least Tern (Sternula antillarum)
Black Tern (Chlidonias niger)
Gull-billed Tern (Sterna nilotica)
Black Skimmer (Rynchops niger)

Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
Eurasian Collared Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
Common Ground-Dove (Columbina passerina)
Inca Dove (Columbina inca)
Rock Pigeon (Columba livia)
W
hite-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)

Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)

Owls (Strigidae)

Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
Burrowing Owl (Athene cunicularia)
Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
Western Screech Owl (Regulus kennicottii)
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)

Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

Anna's Hummingbird (Calypte anna)
Rufous Hummingbird (Selaphorus rufus)
Costa's Hummimgbird (Calypte costae)

Kingfishers (Alcedinidae)

Belted Kingfisher (Ceryle alcyon )

 

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Woodpeckers (Picidae)

Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
Acorn Woodpecker (Melanerpes formicivorus)
Williamson's Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus thyroideus)
Red-naped Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius)
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Shyrapicus ruber)
Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis)
Nuttall's Woodpecker (Picoides nuttallii)
Ladderback Woodpecker (Picoides scalaris)
White-headed Woodpecker (Picoides albolarvatus)
Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus)
Lewis's Woodpecker (Melanerpes lewis)
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)
Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus)

Tyrant Flycatchers (Tyrannidae)

Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)
Gray Flycatcher (Empidomax wrightii)
Pacific Slope Flycatcher (Empidomax difficilis)
Black Phoebe (Sayornis nigricans)
Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya)
Vermilion Flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubinus)
Cassin's Kingbird (Tyrannus vociferans)
Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis)
Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidudus)

Shrikes (Laniidae)

Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)

Vireos (Vireonidae)

Hutton's Vireo (Vireo huttoni)

 

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Corvids (Corvidae)

American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)
Common Raven (Corvus corax)
Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)
Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)
Pinyon Jay (Gymnorinus cyanoceohalus) 
Yellow-billed Magpie (Pica nuttalli)
American Magpie (Pica hudsonia)
Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)

Larks (Alaudidae)

Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris)

Swallows (Hirundinidae)

Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina)
Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)
Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota)
Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Stelgidopteryx serripinnis)
Purple Martin (Progne subis)

Titmice (Paridae)

Mountain Chickadee (Poecile gambeli)
Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapilla)
Oak Titmouse (Baeolophus inornatus)

Penduline Tits (Remizidae)

Verdin (Auriparus flaviceps)

Bushtits (Aegithalidae)

Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus)

Nuthatches (Sittidae)

Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)
Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pymaea)

 

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Creepers (Certhiidae)

Brown Creeper (Certhia americana)

Wrens (Troglodytidae)

House Wren (Troglodytes aedon)
Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus)
Marsh Wren (Cistothorus palustris)
Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus)
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)

Wrentit (Timaliidae)

 Wrentit (Chamaea fasciata)

Kinglets (Regulidae)

Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulue satrapa)

Dipper (Cinclidae)

American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus)

Gnatcatchers (Sylviidae)

Black-tailed Gnatcatcher (Polioptila melanuta)
California Gnatcatcher (Polioptila californica)
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)

Thrushes (Turdidae)

Western Bluebird (Sialia mexicana)
Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides)
American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus)
Swainson's Thrush (Catharus ustulatus)
Varied Thrush (Ixorius noevius)

Mimids (Mimidae)

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
California Thrasher (Toxostoma redivivum)
Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus)

Starlings (Sturnidae)

European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)

 

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Pipits (Motacillidae)

American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)

Silky Flycatchers (Ptilogonatidae)

Phainopepla (Phainopepla nitens)

Waxwings (Bombycillidae)

Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedorum)

Wood-Warblers (Parulidae)

Yellow-rumped ("Audubon's") Warbler (Dendroica coronata)
Townsend's Warbler (Dendroica townsendi)
Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata)
Wilson's Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla)
Blackburnian Warbler (Dendroica fusca)
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Dendroica nigescens)
Pine Warbler (Dendroica pinus)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Dendroica pensylvanica)
Yellow Breasted Chat (Icteria virens)
Yellow Warbler (Dendroica petechia)

Tanagers (Thraupidae)

Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana)
Summer Tanager (Piranga rubra)

New World Buntings (Cardinalidae)

Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea)

New World Sparrows (Emberizidae)

Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus)
Abert's Towhee (pipilo aberti)
California Towhee (Pipilo crissalis)
Spotted Towhee (Pipilo maculatus)
Rufous-crowned Sparrow (Aimophila ruficeps)
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)
Belding's Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis beldingi)
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla)
White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
Dark-eyed ("Oregon") Junco (Junco hyemalis oreganus)
Vesper Sparrow (Pooectes gramineus)
Brewer's Sparrow ((Spizella breweri)
Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacu)
Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata)
Fox Sparrow (Passerella thaca) 
Lincoln's Sparrow (Melospiza lincolnii)

 

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Blackbirds (Icteridae)

Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)
Tricolored Blackbird (Agelaius tricolor)
Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
Brewer's Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus)
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)
Great tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus )
Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater)
Hooded Oriole (Icterus gularis)
Bullock's Oriole (icterus bullockii)

Finches (Fringillidae)

Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus)
Lesser Goldfinch
(Carduelis psaltria)
American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis)
Lawrence's Goldfinch (Carduelis lawrencei)
Cassin's Finch (Carpodacus cassinii)
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)
Red Crossbill (Loxia curvirostra)

Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

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