Birds of Coal Oil Point Reserve.

Number of species = 295

Prepared by Mark Holmgren in 2001

Red-throated Loon     

Black Swift    

Pacific Loon   

Vaux's Swift   

Common Loon 

White-throated Swift   

Pied-billed Grebe       

Black-chinned Hummingbird   

Horned Grebe 

Broad-billed Hummingbird      

Eared Grebe   

Anna's Hummingbird   

Western Grebe

Costa's Hummingbird   

Clark's Grebe  

Calliope Hummingbird 

American White Pelican        

Rufous Hummingbird   

Brown Pelican 

Allen's Hummingbird   

Double-crested Cormorant      

Belted Kingfisher       

American Bittern       

Acorn Woodpecker    

Least Bittern    

Red-breasted Sapsucker

Great Blue Heron       

Nuttall's Woodpecker  

Great Egret    

Downy Woodpecker   

Snowy Egret   

Hairy Woodpecker     

Little Blue Heron       

Northern Flicker        

Tricolored Heron

Olive-sided Flycatcher 

Cattle Egret

Western Wood Pewee 

Green-backed Heron   

Willow Flycatcher      

Black-crowned Night Heron    

Least Flycatcher        

White-faced Ibis       

Hammond's Flycatcher 

Roseate Spoonbill

Gray Flycatcher        

Wood Stork

Western Flycatcher    

Fulvous Whistling-Duck

Black Phoebe  

Tundra Swan

Say's Phoebe   

Greater White-fronted Goose

Vermilion Flycatcher   


Ash-throated Flycatcher

Canada Goose 

Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher      

Wood Duck

Tropical Kingbird      

Green-winged Teal

Cassin's Kingbird       


Western Kingbird      

Northern Pintail

Eastern Kingbird       

Blue-winged Teal

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher        

Cinnamon Teal

Horned Lark   

Northern Shoveler

Purple Martin  


Tree Swallow  

Eurasian Wigeon

Violet-green Swallow  

American Wigeon

Rough-winged Swallow


Bank Swallow 


Cliff Swallow  

Ring-necked Duck

Barn Swallow  

Greater Scaup

Western Scrub-Jay     

Lesser Scaup

American Crow


Plain Titmouse 

Surf Scoter


White-winged Scoter

Red-breasted Nuthatch


White-breasted Nuthatch

Hooded Merganser

Brown Creeper

Red-breasted Merganser

Rock Wren

Ruddy Duck    

Bewick's Wren

Turkey Vulture

House Wren   


Winter Wren  

Black-shouldered Kite  

Marsh Wren   

Bald Eagle     

Golden-crowned Kinglet        

Northern Harrier        

Ruby-crowned Kinglet 

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 

Cooper's Hawk

Western Bluebird       

Red-shouldered Hawk 

Mountain Bluebird      

Red-tailed Hawk       

Hermit Thrush 

Rough-legged Hawk   

Swainson's Thrush      

Golden Eagle  

American Robin        

American Kestrel      

Varied Thrush 



Peregrine Falcon        

Brown Thrasher        

Prairie Falcon  

Northern Mockingbird 

California Quail

California Thrasher    

Clapper Rail   

White Wagtail or       

Virginia Rail   

Black-backed Wagtail 


Red-throated Pipit      

American Coot

American Pipit 

Common Moorhen      

Cedar Waxwing        

Black-bellied Plover    


Lesser Golden-Plover  

Loggerhead Shrike     

Snowy Plover  

European Starling      

Semipalmated Plover   

Solitary Vireo  

Piping Plover   

Yellow-throated Vireo 


Hutton's Vireo 

Mountain Plover        

Warbling Vireo

Black-necked Stilt      

Red-eyed Vireo

American Avocet      

Tennessee Warbler    

Greater Yellowlegs    

Orange-crowned Warbler      

Lesser Yellowlegs      

Nashville Warbler      

Solitary Sandpiper       

Virginia's Warbler      


Lucy's Warbler

Wandering Tattler      

Northern Parula

Spotted Sandpiper      

Yellow Warbler        


Magnolia Warbler      

Long-billed Curlew      

Yellow-rumped Warbler        

Marbled Godwit        

Myrtle's Warbler       

Ruddy Turnstone        

Audubon's Warbler     

Black Turnstone         

Black-throated Gray Warbler  


Townsend's Warbler   

Red Knot       

Hermit Warbler         


Yellow-throated Warbler       

Semipalmated Sandpiper         

Palm Warbler  

Western Sandpiper     

Bay-breasted Warbler 

Least Sandpiper

Blackpoll Warbler      

Baird's Sandpiper       

Black-and-white Warbler       

Pectoral Sandpiper     

American Redstart     

Sharp-tailed Sandpiper 

MacGillivray's Warbler


Common Yellowthroat 

Stilt Sandpiper 

Hooded Warbler       

Short-billed Dowitcher 

Wilson's Warbler       

Long-billed Dowitcher 

Yellow-breasted Chat  

Common Snipe

Summer Tanager       

Wilson's Phalarope      

Western Tanager       

Red-necked Phalarope

Rose-breasted Grosbeak        

Red Phalarope

Black-headed Grosbeak

Parasitic Jaeger

Blue Grosbeak 

Little Gull      

Lazuli Bunting

Bonaparte's Gull        

Indigo Bunting 

Common Black-headed Gull

Painted Bunting

Heermann's Gull         

Green-tailed Towhee  

Mew Gull      

Spotted Towhee         

Ring-billed Gull

California Towhee     

California Gull 

Chipping Sparrow      

Herring Gull   

Clay-colored Sparrow  

Thayer's Gull   

Brewer's Sparrow      

Western Gull  

Vesper Sparrow        

Glaucous-winged Gull 

Lark Sparrow  

Glaucous Gull 

Lark Bunting   

Black-legged Kittiwake          

Savannah Sparrow      

Caspian Tern  

Belding's Savannah Sparrow    

Royal Tern     

Grasshopper Sparrow  

Elegant Tern   

Fox Sparrow   

Common Tern 

Song Sparrow  

Forster's Tern  

Lincoln's Sparrow      

Least Tern     

Swamp Sparrow        

Black Tern     

White-throated Sparrow

Rock Dove     

Golden-crowned Sparrow      

Band-tailed Pigeon     

White-crowned Sparrow        

Spotted Dove  

Harris' Sparrow

White-winged Dove    

Dark-eyed Junco       

Mourning Dove


Common Barn-Owl     

Red-winged Blackbird 

Great Horned Owl      

Tricolored Blackbird   

Burrowing Owl

Western Meadowlark  

Long-eared Owl        

Yellow-headed Blackbird       

Short-eared Owl        

Brewer's Blackbird     

Lesser Nighthawk      

Great-tailed Grackle   


Brown-headed Cowbird


Orchard Oriole


Hooded Oriole 


Northern Oriole         


Purple Finch   


House Finch   


Red Crossbill   


Pine Siskin     


Lesser Goldfinch       


Lawrence's Goldfinch  


American Goldfinch   


Evening Grosbeak      


House Sparrow

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