Learn that Bird

* Birds that nest in our area. The birds that nest in our area are marked with *. We also have a link to what the adult male looks like. If you see other birds with an adult male that you can not identify, the may be females
 or young birds of the same species.
If you wonder what a Cormorant looks like click on
Cormorant* and you will see what the bird looks like.
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Birds of our area
Red-throated Loon

Pacific Loon

Common Loon

Horned Grebe

Eared Grebe

Red-necked Grebe

Western Grebe



Pelagic Cormorant*

Canada Goose*



American Wigeon

Green-winged Teal

Surf Scoter

White-winged Scoter

Black Scoter

Harlequin Duck

Long-tailed Duck

Common Goldeneye

Barrow's Goldeneye




Red-breasted Merganser

Hooded Merganser*

Glaucous-winged Gull*

Bonaparte's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

Mew Gull
Common Tern

Caspian Tern

Great Blue Heron*

Black-bellied Plover


Greater Yellowlegs

Short-billed Dowitcher


Black Turnstone

Western Sandpiper

Red-tailed Hawk*

Bald Eagle*

Peregrine Falcon*

Northern Harrier

Great Horned Owl*

Short-eared Owl*

Belted Kingfisher*

Rock Dove*


Pileated Woodpecker*

Downy Woodpecker*

Hairy Woodpecker*

Northern Flicker*

Tree Swallow*

Barn Swallow*

Northwestern Crow*

Steller's Jay*

Black-capped Chickadee*

Bewick's Wren*

Marsh Wren*

American Robin*

Yellow-rumped Warbler*

Yellow Warbler*

Common Yellowthroat*

Brewer's Black-bird*

Red-winged Blackbird*
House Sparrow *

Savannah Sparrow*

White-crowned Sparrow*

Song Sparrow*

Fox Sparrow*

Spotted Towhee*

* Birds that nest in our area.