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Bird Taxa List

In order of LQA discovery

    Perching Birds (Passeriformes)

    Finches and Allies (Fringillidae)

  1. Cassin's Finch (Haemorhous cassinii)
  2. House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus)
  3. Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus)
  4. Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)
  5. American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)
  6. New World Sparrows (Passerellidae)

  7. Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)
  8. Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)
  9. Chipping Sparrow (Spizella paserrina)
  10. White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys)
  11. Waxwings (Bombycillidae)

  12. Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)
  13. Bohemian Waxwing (Bombycilla garrulus)
  14. Crows, Jays, and Magpies (Corvidae)

  15. American Crow (Corvus brachyrynchos)
  16. Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia)
  17. Thrushes (Turdidae)

  18. Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius)
  19. American Robin (Turdus migratorius)
  20. Cardinals and Allies (Cardinalidae)

  21. Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus)
  22. New World Blackbirds and Orioles (Icteridae)

  23. Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)
  24. Tits, Chickadees, and Titmice (Paridae)

  25. Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus)
  26. New World Warblers (Parulidae)

  27. Townsend's Warbler (Setophaga townsendi)
  28. Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

  29. House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
  30. Kinglets (Regulidae)

  31. Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa)
  32. Nuthatches (Sittidae)

  33. Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)
  34. Starlings (Sturnidae)

  35. European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)
  36. Wrens (Troglodytidae)

  37. Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
  38. Hawks, Eagles, Kites, and Allies (Accipiteriformes)

    Hawks, Eagles, and Kites (Accipitridae)

  39. Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii)
  40. Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)
  41. Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni)
  42. Nightjars, Swifts, Hummingbirds, and Allies (Caprimulgiformes)

    Hummingbirds (Trochilidae)

  43. Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri)
  44. Calliope Hummingbird (Selasphorus calliope)
  45. Pigeons and Doves (Columbiformes)

    Pigeons and Doves (Columbidae)

  46. Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto)
  47. Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)
  48. Landfowl) (Galliformes)

    New World Quails (Odontophoridae)

  49. California Quail (Callipepla californica)
  50. Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies (Phasianidae)

  51. Ring-necked Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
  52. Woodpeckers, Barbets, and Allies (Piciformes)

    Woodpeckers (Picidae)

  53. Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)
  54. Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)
  55. New World Vultures (Cathartiformes)

    New World Vultures (Cathartidae)

  56. Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)

36 unique taxa

7 orders

21 families

31 genera

36 species

95 total taxa (OFGS)