Mixed Woods Birds

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Species Description
Band-tailed Pigeon

 
Photo by Craig Tooley
The Band-tailed Pigeon (Columba fasciata) is a large native wood pigeon often seen in flocks.
Chestnut-backed Chickadee

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The Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Poecile rufescens) often hangs upside down while searching for tiny insects and seeds.
California Quail

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California Quail (Callipepla californica) coveys scurry across open patches,diving under bushes for protection. Their call is "chi CA go"
Common Raven
 
Photo by Phyllis Schmitt
The Common Raven (Corvus corax) is an acrobatic flyer with a "tok tok" call (among others).
Golden-crowned Sparrow


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The Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla) has a wash of yellowish cap between black stripes.
Northern Flicker

 

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The Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) is a woodpecker often seen feeding on the ground.
Red-shouldered Hawk

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The Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) is smaller than a red tail and more in the forest edge.
Ruby-crowned Kinglet


Photo by Craig Tooley
The Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) is a tiny bird in constant motion in the evergreens.
Yellow-rumped Warbler

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The Yellow-rumped Warblar (Dendroica coronata) has a yellow "butter-butt" patch.

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