Birds of the UCSC

Species and Common NameHabitatBNTM
Anatidae (Swans, Geese, and Ducks)
Greater White-fronted GooseG
Snow GooseG
Wood DuckP
MallardP, M, F*
Common MerganserF
Phasianidae (Turkeys and Quails)
Wild TurkeyM*
California QuailAG, AR*
Gaviidae (Loons)
Common LoonF
Phalacrocoracidae (Cormorants)
Double-crested CormorantF
Ardeidae (Bitterns, Herons, and Egrets)
Great Blue HeronF, G
Great EgretF, G
Green HeronP?
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Turkey VultureF, G
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Harriers)
OspreyFX
White-tailed KiteG, M*
Northern HarrierG
Sharp-shinned HawkM, RW*
Cooper's HawkM, RW*
Red-shouldered HawkM, RW*
Broad-winged HawkFX
Red-tailed HawkG*
Ferruginous HawkG
Golden EagleG
Falconidae (Falcons)
American KestrelG*
MerlinG, M
Prairie FalconG, F
Peregrine FalconF
Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
SoraP
Charadriidae (Plovers and relatives)
KilldeerAG, G*
Scolopacidae (Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and relatives)
Greater YellowlegsF
WhimbrelF
Long-billed CurlewF
Wilson's SnipeP
Laridae (Jaegers, Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
California GullF
Herring GullF
Western GullF
Glaucous-winged GullF
Caspian TernF
Alcidae (Auks, Murres, and Puffins)
Marbled MurreletF
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Rock PigeonAG, G*
Band-tailed PigeonRW, M*
Mourning DoveAG, G, M*
Tytonidae (Barn Owls)
Barn OwlAG, G*
Strigidae (Typical Owls)
Western Screech-OwlM, RW *
Great Horned OwlM, G*
Northern Pygmy-OwlM, RW *
Burrowing OwlGX
Long-eared OwlRW, M
Short-eared OwlG
Northern Saw-whet OwlRW, M*
Caprimulgidae (Goatsuckers)
Lesser NighthawkARX
Common NighthawkGX
Apodidae (Swifts)
Black SwiftAX
Vaux's SwiftAX
White-throated SwiftQ, A*
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Black-chinned HummingbirdAR, MX
Anna's HummingbirdM, AG, G*
Costa's HummingbirdAR, MX
Rufous HummingbirdAR, MX
Allen's HummingbirdAR, M*X
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Belted KingfisherF, P
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Acorn WoodpeckerM, RW*
Red-breasted SapsuckerM, RW
Nuttall's WoodpeckerRI
Downy WoodpeckerM*
Hairy WoodpeckerRW, M*
Northern FlickerM, RW*
Pileated WoodpeckerRW, M?
Tyrranidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Olive-sided FlycatcherRW, M*X
Western Wood-PeweeAR, AG, M?X
Willow FlycatcherRW, MX
Hammond's FlycatcherMX
Pacific-slope FlycatcherM, RW*X
Black PhoebeG, AG*
Eastern PhoebeMX
Say's PhoebeG, Q
Ash-throated FlycatcherAR, M*X
Western KingbirdG, QX
Eastern KingbirdGX
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Loggerhead ShrikeG
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Cassin's VireoM, RW, AR*X
Hutton's VireoM, RW, AR*
Warbling VireoM, RW, AR*X
Corvidae (Jays, Magpies, and Crows)
Steller's JayRW, M, Ar*
Western Scrub-JayM, C, Ag*
Clark's NutcrackerAr
American CrowG
Common RavenRW, M, G*
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Purple MartinAX
Tree SwallowAX
Violet-green SwallowA*X
N. Rough-winged SwallowAX
Cliff SwallowA*X
Barn SwallowA*X
Paridae (Chickadees and Titmice)
Chestnut-backed ChickadeeM, RW*
Oak TitmouseM*
Aegithalidae (Bushtits)
BushtitM, C*
Sittidae (Nuthatches)
Red-breasted NuthatchRW*
White-breasted NuthatchM
Pygmy NuthatchRW*
Certhiidae (Creepers)
Brown CreeperRW, M*
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Rock WrenQ
Canyon WrenQ
Bewick's WrenM, C, Ar*
House WrenAR, MX
Winter WrenRW, M*
Regulidae (Kinglets)
Golden-crowned KingletRW*
Ruby-crowned KingletM, RW
Sylviidae (Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers)
Blue-gray GnatcatcherM, CX
Turdidae (Thrushes)
Western BluebirdGX
Swainson's ThrushRI*X
Hermit ThrushM, RW*
American RobinM, RW*
Varied ThrushRW
Townsend's SolitaireAr
Timaliidae (Babblers)
WrentitC, AR*
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Northern MockingbirdAR, AG*
Sage ThrasherAR
California ThrasherAR, C*
Sturnidae (Starlings)
European StarlingAG, G, M*
Motacillidae (Pipits)
American PipitG
Bombycillidae (Waxwings)
Cedar WaxwingM, RW
Parulidae (Wood Warblers)
Tennessee WarblerARX
Orange-crowned WarblerM, RW, AR*X
Nashville WarblerMX
Northern ParulaARX
Yellow WarblerRI, AR XX
Magnolia WarblerRIX
Black-throated Blue WarblerMX
Yellow-rumped WarblerM, AR, RI
Black-throated Gray WarblerM*X
Townsend's WarblerRW, M
Hermit WarblerRW, M, AR*
Blackburnian Warbler
Palm WarblerAR, AGX
Blackpoll WarblerAR
American RedstartRIX
MacGillivray's WarblerMX
Common YellowthroatP
Wilson's WarblerM, RI, C*X
Thraupidae (Tanagers)
Western TanagerRW, MX
Summer TanagerARX
Emberizidae (Sparrows and relatives)
Spotted TowheeM, C, AR*
California TowheeM, C, A*
Chipping SparrowM, G*
Clay-colored SparrowGX
Vesper SparrowG
Lark SparrowG
Savannah SparrowG*
Grasshopper SparrowG*
Fox SparrowC, M, AR
Song SparrowRI, M*
Lincoln's SparrowG, AG
Swamp SparrowAr
White-throated SparrowAG, AR
White-crowned SparrowC, G, AG
Golden-crowned SparrowAR, AG, M
Dark-eyed Junco ("Oregon")RW, M*
Cardinalidae (Cardinals, grosbeaks and relatives)
Rose-breasted GrosbeakArX
Black-headed GrosbeakM, RI*X
Lazuli BuntingG, M*X
Indigo BuntingArX
Icteridae (Blackbirds)
BobolinkGX
Red-winged BlackbirdG, AG, P
Western MeadowlarkG*
Brewer's BlackbirdG*
Brown-headed CowbirdM*
Hooded OrioleArX
Bullock's OrioleAR, M*X
Fringillidae (Finches)
Purple FinchRW, M, C*
Cassin's FinchRW, M
House FinchM, AG, AR
Red CrossbillRW?
Pine SiskinRW, M*
Lesser GoldfinchM, G*
Lawrence's GoldfinchM, G
American GoldfinchRW, M*
Evening GrosbeakRW, M
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
House SparrowG*

KEY:
B = BREEDING STATUS: * = breeder, X = extirpated
NTM = NEOTROPICAL MIGRANT: X = neotropical migrant
HAB = HABITAT: AG = agricultural, AR = arboretum, C = chaparral, F = flyover, G = grassland, M = mixed evergreen forest, P = pond, Q = quarry, RI = riparian, RW = redwood forest