Wild Bird Species Profiles

Purple Finch

October 1, 2017
25 view(s)

California Quail

September 1, 2017
14 view(s)

Tree Swallow

February 28, 2016
12 view(s)

Anna's Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbirds are early breeders, can lay eggs in December to May depending on location. Female builds a tiny cup nest of downy plant fibers, decorated with lichens, held together with spider’s silk.
November 30, 2015
31 view(s)

Black-Capped Chickadee

November 17, 2015
24 view(s)

Western Bluebird

November 16, 2015
10 view(s)

Evening Grosbeak

The Evening Grosbeak is the bird of the month for June 2011. It is one of the largest finches with a characteristic undulating finch-like flight. Has an unusually large bill for cracking seeds, its main food source. Sheds the outer layer of its bill in spring, exposing the blue-green bill. It is an irruptive species, occurring in large numbers in some years.
March 3, 2015
27 view(s)

White Crowned Sparrow

February 27, 2015
19 view(s)

Acorn Woodpecker

February 21, 2015
16 view(s)

Mourning Dove

The Mourning Dove has a sleek profile, grayish-fawn colored with pinkish tinges on neck and upper breast, especially on male. Long pointed tail with white edges, black dots on wings and pinkish-red feet.
January 22, 2015
15 view(s)