ALL OF THE BIRDS LISTED BELOW COME FROM SEBASTIAN'S BIRDING LIFE LIST AND WERE SEEN IN THE SAN FRANCISCO/NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AREA.

Click on the underlined species to see more information on them from Cornell Lab of Ornithology (including pictures and sound samples--who knew that a Turkey Vulture sounds like a flushing toilet?).

To see an MS Excel spreadsheet of Sebastian's Life List to date click here. 



Golden Eagle

Turkey Vulture

Pied-billed Grebe

Mallard

Pintail

American Wigeon

Wigeon

Wood Duck

Green-Winged Teal

Blue-Winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Brown Pelican

Ring-Necked Pheasant

California Quail

Red-Tailed Hawk

Great Horned Owl

Mourning Dove

Rock Dove (Pigeon)

Acorn Woodpecker

House Sparrow

American Robin

Brewer's Blackbird

American Coot

Western Gull

Herring Gull

California Gull

Hooded Gull

Killdeer

Mountain Quail

Bald Eagle

Band-Tailed Pigeon

Barn Swallow

Western Scrub Jay

Plain Titmouse

White-Breasted Nuthatch

California Towhee

Western Bluebird

Bullock's Oriole

Barn Owl

Greater Roadrunner

European Starling

Brown-Headed Cowbird

Golden-Crowned Sparrow

Lesser Goldfinch

Snow Goose

Blue Goose

Canada Goose

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

American Kestrel

Anna's Hummingbird

Northern Flicker

American Crow

Northern Mockingbird

Loggerhead Shrike

Red-Winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Oregon Junco

House Finch

Long-Billed Curlew

Belted Kingfisher

American Pipit

Cliff Swallow

Steller's Jay

Yellow-Billed Magpie

Burrowing Owl

Ringed Turtle Dove

Chukar

Western Kingbird

Double-Crested Cormorant

Surf Scoter

Common Loon

Wild Turkey

Bobwhite

Black-Shouldered Kite

Harrier

Common Raven

Cedar Waxwing

White-Crowned Sparrow

American Goldfinch

Canary-Winged Parakeet
(A colony has taken up residence in the palms along Dolores Street)

Western Tanager

Gadwall

Shoveler

Bufflehead

Black-Necked Stilt

Swainson's Hawk

Rufous Hummingbird

Osprey

Hooded Oriole

Pine Siskin

Black-Crowned Night-Heron

Yellow Warbler

Chestnut-backed Chickadee

Bushtit

Western Grebe

Yellow-Rumped Warbler

Hutton's Vireo

Rufous-Sided Towhee

Purple Finch

Black Phoebe

Cooper's Hawk

Ring-Billed Gull

Swainson's Thrush

Ring-Necked Duck

Red-Masked Conure
(A colony lives on Telegraph Hill and frequently forages by my school on Cathedral Hill)

Hermit Thrush 

Red-Shouldered Hawk

Warbling Vireo

Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Downy Woodpecker

Marbled Godwit

Willet

Short-Billed Dowitcher

Sanderling

House Wren

Wilson's Phalarope

Vaux Swift

Hairy Woodpecker

Violet-Green Swallow

Rough-Legged Hawk

Verdin

Pygmy Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

Clark's Grebe

Savanah Sparrow (Belding's)

Wilson's Warbler

Wrentit

Little Blue Heron (immature)

American White Pelican

Townsend's Warbler

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Winter Wren


BIRD WATCHING LINKS (the first one was suggested by Lauren, a friend of A Bird In the Hand)

Bird Watching From Your Window

Cornell Lab of Ornithology


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