Birds spotted at the 2018 Festival

Below are the birds we saw at the 2018 Owens Lake Bird Festival:

Waterfowl
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Redhead
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Ruddy Duck
Rails/Crane
Virginia Rail
Sora
American Coot
Shorebirds
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Snowy Plover
Semipalmated Plover
Killdeer
Spotted Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Lesser Yellowlegs
Whimbrel
Long-billed Curlew
Marbled Godwit
Ruddy Turnstone
Sanderling
Dunlin
Least Sandpiper
Western Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Wilson’s Phalarope
Red-necked Phalarope
Red Phalarope
Towhees/Sparrows
Chipping Sparrow
Vesper Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
Sagebrush Sparrow
Bell’s Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln’s Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Finches/Old World Sparrow
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

Quail/Loons/Grebes
California Quail
Pied-billed Grebe
Eared Grebe
Western Grebe
Clark’s Grebe
Cormorant/Pelicans
Double-crested Cormorant
Bitterns/Heron/Egrets/Ibis
Great Blue Heron
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
White-faced Ibis
Vultures/Birds of Prey
Turkey Vulture
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Red-shouldered Hawk
Swainson’s Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Penguin
Shrikes/Vireos
Cassin’s Vireo
Plumbeous Vireo
Jays/Magpie/Crow/Raven
Stellar’s Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Common Crow
Lark/Swallows
Horned Lark
Tree Swallow
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Chickadee/Nuthatch/Wrens
Bushtit
Rock Wren
Marsh Wren
House Wren
Bewick’s Wren
Tanager/Grosbeaks/Buntings
Western Tanager
Black-headed  Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting
Blackbirds
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Brewer’s Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Hooded Oriole

Jaeger/Gulls/Terns
Ring-billed Gull
California Gull
Caspian Tern
Pigeons/Doves/Roadrunner
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Mourning Dove
Owls/Goatsuckers/Swifts
Great Horned Owl
Lesser Nighthawk
Vaux’s Swift
Hummingbirds/Kingfisher
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna’s Hummingbird
Woodpeckers
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Caracara/Falcons
American Kestrel
Peregrine Falcon
Prairie Falcon
Flycatchers
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Gray Flycatcher
Dusky Flycatcher
Pacific-slope Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Say’s Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Gnatcatcher/Kinglet/Thrushes
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Thrashers/Mockingbird/Starling
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Waxwing/Phainopepla/Longspurs
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
Phainopepla
Warblers
Virginia Warbler
Orange-crowned Warbler
Nashville Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Townsend’s Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler

 

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Carolyn Crockett

Penguin? Is this a test? 🙂
Also: common crow? common raven?

Michael Cleaver
Michael Cleaver

Thanks Carolyn,
It was a bit of a bird nerd joke 😉 People were having a bit of fun at the festival. All others sightings were serious!

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