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Pyramid Lake, Nevada (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Pyramid Lake, Nevada

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Pyramid Lake, Nevada - Sunset Annular Phase of Solar Eclipse - May 20, 2012 Sunset at Pyramid Lake, Nevada
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Townsends Ground Squirrel (Urocitellus townsendii) Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - Male Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens) Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) Gadwall (Mareca strepera) Yellow-headed Blackbird (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus)
Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) - Female

Pyramid Lake is a remnant of ancient Lake Lahotan.


Species Recorded (35)

Birds ( 34 )

Shoebill ( Balaenicipitidae )
American White Pelican - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Western Grebe - Aechmophorus occidentalis
Eared Grebe - Podiceps nigricollis

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Canvasback - Aythya valisineria
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Common Merganser - Mergus merganser

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
California Quail - Callipepla californica

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius

Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers ( Laridae )
California Gull - Larus californicus
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Nighthawks and Nightjars ( Caprimulgidae )
Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya
Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Violet-green Swallow - Tachycineta thalassina

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas
Yellow Warbler - Setophaga petechia

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Lazuli Bunting - Passerina amoena

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Brewer's Blackbird - Euphagus cyanocephalus
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Yellow-headed Blackbird - Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria

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