2019 Owens Lake Bird Festival Bird List


Thanks to everyone who joined us for the 2019 Owens Lake Bird Festival! We hope to see you April 24-26th, 2020.  Here are the birds we saw at this year’s festival:

American Wigeon


Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal


Ring-necked Duck

Lesser Scaup


Ruddy Duck

California Quail


Common Loon

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

Clark’s Grebe

American White Pelican

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Black-crowned Night-Heron

White-faced Ibis

Turkey Vulture

Northern Harrier

Cooper’s Hawk

Red-shouldered Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Virginia Rail

American Coot

Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet

Black-bellied Plover

Snowy Plover


Spotted Sandpiper

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs


Long-billed Curlew


Marbled Godwit


Least Sandpiper

Western Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher

Wilson’s Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

Bonaparte’s Gill

Franklin’s Gull

Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

Caspian Tern

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Greater Roadrunner

Lesser Nighthawk

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna’s Hummingbird

Costa’s Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher

Northern Flicker

Peregrine Falcon

Western-wood Pewee

Gray Flycatcher

Black Phoebe

Western Kingbird

Cassin’s Vireo

Western Scrub-Jay

American Crow

Common Raven

Tree Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Barn Swallow

Mountain Chickadee


Rock Wren

Marsh Wren

House Wren

Bewick’s Wren

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Western Bluebird

American Robin

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling

American Pipit

Cedar Waxwing

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend’s Warbler

Wilson’s Warbler

Brewer’s Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Sagebrush Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Western Tanager

Lazuli Bunting

Red-winged Blackbird

Western Meadowlark

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Brewer’s Blackbird

Great-tailed Grackle

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

House Sparrow