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California Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)



Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) California Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica) Black Rat (Rattus rattus)

These are sightings from the yard in the Mission District of San Francisco. Yard is a virtual island with only one abetting yard with dirt cover.

Time Period:

Species Recorded (30)

Birds ( 24 )

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Western Gull - Larus occidentalis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
California Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma californica
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

Kinglets ( Regulidae )
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - Regulus calendula

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata
Townsend's Warbler - Setophaga townsendi

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
California Towhee - Melozone crissalis
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus


Trips Included

San Francisco 2007

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