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Mount Davidson, San Francisco (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Mount Davidson, San Francisco

Map of Mount Davidson, San Francisco

Jumping Spider (Phanias ssp) Geometer Moth (Prochoerodes forficaria) BIg-eyed Bug (Geocoris atricolor) Dwarf Weaver (Neriene digna) Noble False Widow (Steatoda nobilis) Blue Bottle Fly (Calliphora vomitoria)
Hammonds Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) Pacific Wren (Troglodytes pacificus) Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) - Female Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter striatus) Fungus Gnat (Sciaridae sp) Jumping Spider (Phanias ssp)
Bells Sparrow (Artemisiospiza belli) Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus borealis) Pacific Wren (Troglodytes pacificus) Annas Hummingbird (Calypte anna) Female with nest Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus)

The highest point in San Francisco, some of the peak is covered with native scrub, while the rest is a tangled jungle of eucalyptus, ivy, and other exotic plants. This is a good place to look for flycatchers and hummingbirds.


San Francisco 2007



Previous Visit (Mission Creek: 4/30/2007)
Next Visit (Glen Canyon Park: 5/7/2007)

Species Recorded (57)

Birds ( 50 )

Hawks, Eagles, and Kites ( Accipitridae )
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Nannopterum auritum

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

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

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
Band-tailed Pigeon - Patagioenas fasciata
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna
Allen's Hummingbird - Selasphorus sasin

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus
Nuttall's Woodpecker - Dryobates nuttallii
Downy Woodpecker - Dryobates pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker - Dryobates villosus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi
Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus sordidulus
Western Flycatcher - Empidonax difficilis
Hammond's Flycatcher - Empidonax hammondii

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
California Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma californica
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Steller's Jay - Cyanocitta stelleri

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Chestnut-backed Chickadee - Poecile rufescens

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

Nuthatches ( Sittidae )
Pygmy Nuthatch - Sitta pygmaea

Treecreepers ( Certhiidae )
Brown Creeper - Certhia americana

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Pacific Wren - Troglodytes pacificus

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus
Swainson's Thrush - Catharus ustulatus
Townsend's Solitaire - Myadestes townsendi
American Robin - Turdus migratorius

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
MacGillivray's Warbler - Geothlypis tolmiei
Orange-crowned Warbler - Leiothlypis celata
Black-throated Gray Warbler - Setophaga nigrescens

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Western Tanager - Piranga ludoviciana

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Lazuli Bunting - Passerina amoena
Black-headed Grosbeak - Pheucticus melanocephalus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Bell's Sparrow - Artemisiospiza belli
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia
California Towhee - Melozone crissalis
Fox Sparrow - Passerella iliaca
Golden-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia atricapilla
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Western Meadowlark - Sturnella neglecta

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria


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