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Black-bellied whistling-duck
notice black belly
American Wigeon
notice white patch on forehead and crown, green eye patch
Gadwall
notice dark bill on top part and black rump
Mallard
glossy green head, uncrested, yellow bill, orange feet, blue speculum!!!
Blue-winged Teal
blue patch on forewing, white facial crescent,
Cinnamon Teal
notice blue patch on forewing, dark chestnut color
northern shoveler
spoon shaped bill
Green-winged Teal
brown head, green eye mask
canvasback
very white, chestnut red head
Redhead
dark pointy bill at the tip, red head
Ring-necked duck
crested, notice white vertical mark before wing, dark back
Lesser scaup
head is peak shaped and glossed with dark purple
Bufflehead
puffy head with large white patch
Ruddy duck
white cheek with dark cap
Hooded Merganser
vertical fan shape white crest
Pied-billed Grebe
ring around bill and black throat patch, large bill
Eared Grebe
peaked crown, all dark bill
Least Grebe
slender black bill, yellow eyes
Double-crested Cormorant
orangy throat patch
Great Blue Heron
dagger-like bill, blue-gray color
little blue heron
dark bill instead of yellow
great egret
white heron with large yellow bill
Turkey vulture
naked red head, large size, white on bottom feathers of wings
black vulture
dark head, all black
Cooper's hawk
dark crown
Northern harrier
white rump patch
Red-shouldered Hawk
dark rufous shoulders
Red-tailed Hawk
rufous on top side of the tail
Crested caracara
black crest and distinctive face, alternating dark and white on belly
American Kestrel
blue gray wings, rufous back, black and white face with vertical black stripe
American coot
distinctive white bill, all black
Sora
short yellow bill, long legs
Killdeer
notice 2 stripes on breast area
Least Sandpiper
yellowish green legs, bill finer and slightly drooped at tip
Spotted sandpiper
spots on belly area
Ring-billed Gull
has a ring around its bill
Rock Pigeon
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White-winged Dove
contains white wing patches, tail rounded and tipped with white corners
Mourning Dove
pointed tail with large white spots
Great horned owl
very large owl with ear tufts or horns, white throat bib,
Red-bellied woodpecker
zebra back, red cap, white rump,
Ladder-backed woodpecker
zebra backed with red crown and the only woodpecker with black and white striped face
Downy woodpecker
white back and small bill, red nape (back of head)
Eastern phoebe
downward faced tail, small all-dark bill and dark head
Loggerhead shrike
big head, slim tail, black mask, short hooked bill
Western scrub-jay
cresltess with blue head, brownish back, white throat
Blue Jay
crested, white spots on wings and tail, dull underparts
Common raven
wedge shaped tail, heavy bill
American crow
chunky bird, glossy purple in the sunlight
Purple martin
blue-black color above and below, the only dark bellied swallow, tail is forked
Barn swallow
dark throat path
Carolina chickadee
black-capped with white cheek patch, gray back and buffy sides
black-crested titmouse
black crown and crest
Bewick's wren
bold white eye stripe, brown above
Carolina wren
rusty brown above, white eye stripe
Marsh wren
notice white stripes on back
Ruby-crowned kinglet
olive-gray, note the wing bars, white eye ring
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
blue-gray above, whitish below, white eye-ring
Eastern bluebird
rusty red breast,
American robin
dark gray back, brick red breast
Northern mockingbird
slim long tail, large white patch on wing and tail
Eastern Meadowlark
white strike on chest, yellow belly and throat, chunky and brown
Red-winged blackbird
notice red wings
Great-tailed grackle
House finch
red stripe over eye, vary from red to orange to almost deep yellow,
Lesser Goldfinch
small finch with black cap, black/green back, white on wings and yellow underbody
House sparrow
black throat, whtie cheeks, chestnut nape
Surf Scoter
Cattle Egret
Bald Eagle
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Sharp-shinned Hawk
Swainsons Hawk
Lesser Yellowlegs
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
Pileated Woodpecker
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Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
American Pipit
Cedar Waxwing
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European Starling
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Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
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Palm Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Lark Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
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White-throated Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Common Grackle
Brewers Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
American Goldfinch

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