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Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California - Northern (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California - Northern

Map of Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, California - Northern

Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus) Coyote (Canis latrans) White-tailed Kite (Elanus leucurus) Rosss Goose (Anser rossii) Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens)
Snow Goose (Anser caerulescens)

A seasonally flooded (by Reserve Management) which has been optimized for support of migrating waterfowl. I learned here that we have 3% of our historic wetlands remaining in California, and we have 50% of the number of waterfowl. The expected increase in population density shows up at this reserve in the winter.

Species Recorded (46)

Birds ( 44 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Northern Harrier - Circus hudsonius

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

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

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Wood Duck - Aix sponsa
Northern Pintail - Anas acuta
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Greater White-fronted Goose - Anser albifrons
Snow Goose - Anser caerulescens
Ross's Goose - Anser rossii
Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola
American Wigeon - Mareca americana
Gadwall - Mareca strepera
Ruddy Duck - Oxyura jamaicensis
Northern Shoveler - Spatula clypeata
Cinnamon Teal - Spatula cyanoptera

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Cooper's Hawk - Accipiter cooperii
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
White-tailed Kite - Elanus leucurus
Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Ring-necked Pheasant - Phasianus colchicus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana
Common Gallinule - Gallinula galeata

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

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla
Long-billed Dowitcher - Limnodromus scolopaceus
Long-billed Curlew - Numenius americanus

Typical Owls ( Strigidae )
Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Nuttall's Woodpecker - Dryobates nuttallii

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Wagtails and Pipits ( Motacillidae )
American Pipit - Anthus rubescens

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus


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