Villa Grande/PPP Bird Species
   
114 Total Species   Key
71 Breeding Species   A = Abundant
    C = Common
*Breeds in Villa Grande or Vicinity U = Uncommon
  O = Occasional
Abundance information is  subjective R = Rare
Updated:  July, 2016 H = Heard Only
   
COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME      Abundance by Month
J F M A M J J A S O N D
Canada Goose* Branta canadensis U U U U U U U U U U U U
Wood Duck* Aix sponsa U U C C  C C C C C C U U
Mallard* Anas platyrhynchos C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula U                     U
Barrow's Goldeneye Bucephala islandica R                      
Bufflehead Bucephala albeola O                     O
Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus O                     O
Common Merganser* Mergus merganser C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Wild Turkey* Meleagris gallopavo O O O O O O O O O O O O
California Quail* Callipdpla californica C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Red-throated Loon Gavia stellata           R            
Common Loon Gavia immer O O                 O O
Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps U O                 O U
Western Grebe Aechmorphorus occidentalis U U                 U U
Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus C C C C  C C C C C C C C
American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos               R        
Great Blue Heron* Ardea herodias C C C C C C C C C C C C
Great Egret Ardea alba U U                 U U
Snowy Egret Egretta thula O O                 O O
Green Heron* Butorides virescens U U C C  C C C C C C U U
Black-crowned Night Heron Nycticorax nycticorax O               U U O O
Turkey Vulture* Cathartes aura C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Osprey* Pandion haliaetus U U C C  C C C C C C U U
Northern Harrier Curcus cyaneus       R                
Sharp-shinned Hawk Accipiter striatus   O O           O O    
Cooper's Hawk Accipiter cooperii   O O           O O    
Red-shouldered Hawk* Bueto lineatus C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Red-tailed Hawk* Bueto jamaicensis U U U U U U U U U U U U
Bald Eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus U O O O O O O O O O U U
American Coot Fulica americana C C                 C C
Killdeer* Charadrius vociferus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca               R        
Spotted Sandpiper* Actitis macularia O O U U U U U U O O O O
Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri               U        
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus                 R      
Mew Gull Larus canus U U                 U U
Ring-billed Gull Larus delawarensis U U                 U U
Western Gull Larus occidentalis U U U U U U U U U U U U
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia           R R R R R    
Band-tailed Pigeon* Patagioenas fasciata O O C C  C C C C U U U O
Mourning Dove* Zenaida macroura C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Great Horned Owl* Bubo virginianus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Northern Spotted Owl* Strix occidentalis     H H       H     H  
Barred Owl* Strix varia       H   H H H        
Northern Saw-whet Owl* Aegolius acadicus     H H H              
Northern Pygmy-Owl* Glaucidium gnoma       R     H     R    
Vaux's Swift* Chaetura vauxi           O     O      
Anna's Hummingbird* Calypte anna C C C C  C C C C C C C C
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus U U                    
Allen's Hummingbird* Selasphorus sasin       C C C C C        
Belted Kingfisher* Ceryle alcyon U U C C C C C C U U U U
Acorn Woodpecker* Melanerpes formicivorus C C C C C C C C C C C C
Red-breasted Sapsucker Sphyrapicus ruber U U                   U
Nuttall's Woodpecker* Picoides nuttallii C C C C C C C C C C C C
Downy Woodpecker* Picoides pubescens     U U U U U U        
Hairy Woodpecker* Picoides villosus     U U U U U U        
Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Pileated Woodpecker* Dryocopus pileatus O O O O O O O O O O O O
Merlin Falco columbarius O O                   O
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus U U                   U
Olive-sided Flycatcher Contopus cooperi       R R              
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii                 R      
Pacific-slope Flycatcher* Empidonax difficilis       C C C C C        
Black Phoebe* Sayornis nigricans C C C C C C C C C C C C
Cassin's Vireo* Vireo cassinii       U U U U U U      
Warbling Vireo* Vireo gilvus       U U U U U U      
Steller's Jay* Cyanocitta stelleri A A A A A A A A A A A A
California Scrub-Jay* Aphelocoma californica C C C C C C C C C C C C
American Crow* Corvus brachyrhynchos C C C C C C C C C C C C
Common Raven* Corvus corax C C C C C C C C C C C C
Tree Swallow* Tachycineta bicolor R R C C C C C C C R R R
Violet-green Swallow* Tachycineta thalassina     C C C C C C C      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow* Stelgidopteryx serripennis     C C C C C C C      
Cliff Swallow* Petrochelidon pyrrhonota     U U U U U U U      
Barn Swallow* Hirundo rustica     C C C C C C C      
Chestnut-backed Chickadee* Peocile rufescens C C C C C C C C C C C C
Bushtit* Psaltriparus minimus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Pygmy Nuthatch* Sitta pygmaea U U U U U U U U U U U U
Brown Creeper* Certhia americana U U U U U U U U U U U U
Bewick's Wren* Thryomanes bewickii     O             O    
Pacific Wren* Troglodytes troglodytes U U U U U U U U U U U U
Golden-crowned Kinglet* Regulus satrapa O O O O O O O O O O O O
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula C C               C C C
Wrentit* Chamaea fasciata       R       R        
Swainson's Thrush* Catharus ustulatus         U U U U        
Hermit Thrush* Catharus guttatus U U U U U U U U U U U U
American Robin* Turdus migratorius A A A A A A A A A A A A
Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius U U U             U U U
Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum     O             O    
European Starling* Sturnus vulgaris A A A A A A A A A A A A
Orange-crowned Warbler* Vermivora celata       U U U U U        
Yellow Warbler* Dendroica petechia       R   R   R        
Yellow-rumped Warbler Dendroica coronata O                     O
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi U U                 U U
Wilson's Warbler* Wilsonia pusilla     U U U U U U        
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana       O O              
Spotted Towhee* Pipilo maculatus U U U U U U U U U U U U
California Towhee* Pipilo crissalis C C C C C C C C C C C C
Fox Sparrow Passerella iliaca U U               U U U
Song Sparrow* Melospiza melodia C C C C C C C C C C C C
White-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia leucophrys U U                 U U
White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis R                   R R
Golden-crowned Sparrow Zonotrichia atricapilla U U U U           U U U
Dark-eyed Junco* Junco hyemalis A A A A A A A A A A A A
Black-headed Grosbeak* Pheucticus melanocephalus       C C C C C        
Red-winged Blackbird* Agelaius phoeniceus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Brewer's Blackbird* Euphagus cyanocephalus C C C C C C C C C C C C
Brown-headed Cowbird* Molothrus ater       U U U U          
Bullock's Oriole* Icterus bullockii       U U U U          
Purple Finch* Carpodacus purpureus U U U U U U U U U U U U
House Finch* Carpodacus mexicanus U U U U U U U U U U U U
Pine Siskin* Carduelis pinus O O O O O O O O O O O O
American Goldfinch* Carduelis tristis O O O O O O O O O O O O
Lesser Goldfinch* Carduelis psaltria O O O O O O O O O O O O