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Arrowhead Marsh, California - Northern (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Arrowhead Marsh, California - Northern

Map of Arrowhead Marsh, California - Northern



Ridgways Rail (Rallus obsoletus) Nelsons Sparrow (Ammodramus nelsoni) Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) Least Tern (Sterna antillarum) Ridgways Rail (Rallus obsoletus)

A marshy spit of land in a sheltered part of the bay.


Species Recorded (62)

Birds ( 59 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
Brown Pelican - Pelecanus occidentalis

Loons ( Gaviidae )
Common Loon - Gavia immer
Red-throated Loon - Gavia stellata

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Horned Grebe - Podiceps auritus
Eared Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
American Wigeon - Anas americana
Northern Shoveler - Anas clypeata
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons
Lesser Scaup - Aythya affinis
Greater Scaup - Aythya marila
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula
Surf Scoter - Melanitta perspicillata
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Northern Harrier - Circus cyaneus
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana
Sora - Porzana carolina
Virginia Rail - Rallus limicola
Ridgway's Rail - Rallus obsoletus

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
American Avocet - Recurvirostra americana

Stilts and Avocets ( Recurvirostridae )
Black-necked Stilt - Himantopus mexicanus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Ruddy Turnstone - Arenaria interpres
Black Turnstone - Arenaria melanocephala
Marbled Godwit - Limosa fedoa
Greater Yellowlegs - Tringa melanoleuca
Willet - Tringa semipalmata

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis
Western Gull - Larus occidentalis
Forster's Tern - Sterna forsteri

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

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

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Nelson's Sparrow - Ammodramus nelsoni
Swamp Sparrow - Melospiza georgiana
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
California Towhee - Melozone crissalis
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

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

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