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San Diego National Wildlife Refuge

Jamul, California


This is a draft list based on range maps, The Birds of San Diego County (Phillip Unit, 1984. San Diego Society of Natural History. Memoir 13), and presence of potential suitable habitat within the acquisition boundary of San Diego NWR. Waterfowl, shorebirds, etc. typically associated with lakes and wetlands are excluded from this preliminary draft list. Refer to the Field Checklist of the Birds of San Diego County (County of San Diego, Department of Parks and Recreation, prepared by Guy McCaskie) for a complete list of potential species.

Key

b For each species, * indicates the species breeds or historically has bred within San Diego county, based on the Field Checklist of the Birds of San Diego County. This does not imply nesting within the San Diego NWR boundary.

c Season indicates possible overall season of presence: A=all year, S=summer, W=winter, M= mainly during migration.

d Species observed or expected from current San Diego NWR landholdings and adjacent properties.


Speciesb                             Seasonc     Presentd     Observed

American Vultures

___ Turkey Vulture*                    A            Y

Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Kites, Eagles, and Hawks ___ Osprey A Y ___ White-tailed Kite* A Y ___ Bald Eagle W Y ___ Northern Harrier* W Y ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk W Y ___ Cooper's Hawk* A Y ___ Red-shouldered Hawk* A Y ___ Broad-winged Hawk M - ___ Swainson's Hawk M - ___ Zone-tailed Hawk* M - ___ Red-tailed Hawk* A Y ___ Ferruginous Hawk W - ___ Rough-legged Hawk W - ___ Golden Eagle* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Falcons ___ American Kestrel* A Y ___ Merlin W Y ___ Peregrine Falcon* W Y ___ Prairie Falcon* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Pheasants, Turkeys and Quail ___ Ring-necked Pheasant A - ___ Wild Turkey A - ___ California Quail* A Y ___ Mountain Quail* A -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Plovers ___ Killdeer* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Pigeons and Doves ___ Rock Dove A Y ___ White-winged Dove M Y ___ Mourning Dove* A Y ___ Common Ground-Dove* A -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Cuckoos and Roadrunners ___ Greater Roadrunner* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Barn Owls ___ Barn Owl* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Typical Owls ___ Western Screech-Owl* A Y ___ Great Horned Owl* A Y ___ Burrowing Owl* A Y ___ Long-eared Owl* A Y ___ Short-eared Owl W -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Goatsuckers ___ Lesser Nighthawk* S Y ___ Common Poorwill* S Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Swifts ___ Black Swift M - ___ Vaux's Swift M Y ___ White-throated Swift* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Hummingbirds ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird* S Y ___ Anna's Hummingbird* A Y ___ Costa's Hummingbird* A Y ___ Calliope Hummingbird M - ___ Rufous Hummingbird W Y ___ Allen's Hummingbird W Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Woodpeckers ___ Lewis' Woodpecker W - ___ Acorn Woodpecker* A Y ___ Red-naped Sapsucker W - ___ Red-breasted Sapsucker* A Y ___ Nuttall's Woodpecker* A Y ___ Downy Woodpecker* A Y ___ Northern Flicker* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Tyrant Flycatchers ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher* M Y ___ Western Wood-Peewee* S Y ___ Willow Flycatcher* S Y ___ Hammond's Flycatcher M Y ___ Dusky Flycatcher M Y ___ Gray Flycatcher W - ___ Pacific-slope Flycatcher* A Y ___ Black Phoebe* A Y ___ Say's Phoebe* W Y ___ Vermillion Flycatcher* W - ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher* A Y ___ Tropical Kingbird M - ___ Cassin's Kingbird* A Y ___ Western Kingbird* S Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Larks ___ Horned Lark* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Swallows ___ Purple Martin* S - ___ Tree Swallow* A Y ___ Violet-green Swallow* A Y ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow* A Y ___ Bank Swallow M Y ___ Cliff Swallow* S Y ___ Barn Swallow* S Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Jay's and Crows ___ Steller's Jay* A - ___ Scrub Jay* A Y ___ American Crow* A Y ___ Common Raven* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Titmice ___ Mountain Chickadee* A - ___ Oak Titmouse* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Bushtits ___ Bushtit* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Nuthatches ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch* W - ___ White-breasted Nuthatch* A -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Wrens ___ Cactus Wren* A Y ___ Rock Wren* A Y ___ Canyon Wren* A Y ___ Bewick's Wren* A Y ___ House Wren* A Y ___ Marsh Wren* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Muscicapids ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet W - ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet W Y ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher* A Y ___ Coastal California Gnatcatcher* A Y ___ Western Bluebird* A Y ___ Mountain Bluebird W - ___ Townsend's Solitaire W - ___ Swainson's Thrush S Y ___ Hermit Thrush W Y ___ American Robin* A Y ___ Varied Thrush W - ___ Wrentit* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Mockingbirds and Thrashers ___ Northern Mockingbird* A Y ___ Sage Thrasher W - ___ California Thrasher* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Pipits ___ American Pipit W Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Waxwings ___ Cedar Waxwing W Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Silky Flycatchers ___ Phainopepla* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Shrikes ___ Loggerhead Shrike* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Starlings ___ European Starling A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Vireos ___ Least Bell's Vireo* S Y ___ Gray Vireo* A - ___ Solitary Vireo* A Y ___ Hutton's Vireo* A Y ___ Warbling Vireo* S Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Wood Warblers ___ Tennessee Warbler M - ___ Orange-crowned Warbler* A Y ___ Nashville Warbler W Y ___ Virginia's Warbler M - ___ Lucy's Warbler* M - ___ Yellow Warbler* A Y ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler M - ___ Magnolia Warbler M Y ___ Black-throated Blue Warbler M - ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler* W Y ___ Black-throated Gray Warbler* A Y ___ Townsend's Warbler W Y ___ Hermit Warbler M Y ___ Black-throated Green Warbler M - ___ Blackburnian Warbler M - ___ Palm Warbler W - ___ Blackpoll Warbler M - ___ Black-and-white Warbler M - ___ American Redstart M - ___ Ovenbird M - ___ Northern Waterthrush W Y ___ MacGillivray's Warbler M Y ___ Common Yellowthroat* A Y ___ Wilson's Warbler W Y ___ Yellow-breasted Chat* S Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Tanagers ___ Summer Tanager W - ___ Western Tanager* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Grosbeaks and Buntings ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak M Y ___ Black-headed Grosbeak* S Y ___ Blue Grosbeak* S Y ___ Lazuli Bunting* S Y ___ Indigo Bunting M Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Sparrows ___ Green-tailed Towhee* A Y ___ Spotted Towhee* A Y ___ California Towhee* A Y ___ Rufous-crowned Sparrow* A Y ___ Chipping Sparrow* A Y ___ Clay-colored Sparrow M - ___ Brewer's Sparrow W - ___ Black-chinned Sparrow* S Y ___ Vesper Sparrow W Y ___ Lark Sparrow* A Y ___ Sage Sparrow* A Y ___ Lark Bunting M - ___ Savannah Sparrow* A Y ___ Grasshopper Sparrow* S Y ___ Fox Sparrow* W Y ___ Song Sparrow* A Y ___ Lincoln's Sparrow W Y ___ Swamp Sparrow W Y ___ White-throated Sparrow W - ___ Golden-crowned Sparrow W Y ___ White-crowned Sparrow W Y ___ Dark-eyed Junco* A Y ___ Lapland Longspur M - ___ Chestnut-collared Longspur W -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Blackbirds and Orioles ___ Bobolink M - ___ Red-winged Blackbird* A Y ___ Tricolored Blackbird* A Y ___ Western Meadowlark* A Y ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird W - ___ Brewer's Blackbird* A Y ___ Great-tailed Grackle ? - ___ Brown-headed Cowbird* A Y ___ Hooded Oriole* S Y ___ Baltimore Oriole W - ___ Bullock's Oriole* A Y ___ Scott's Oriole* S -
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Finches ___ Purple Finch* A Y ___ House Finch* A Y ___ Pine Siskin W Y ___ Lesser Goldfinch* A Y ___ Lawrence's Goldfinch* A Y ___ American Goldfinch* A Y
Speciesb Seasonc Presentd Observed Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow A Y
Additional Species/Notes

_______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________ For additional information contact: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge 13910 Lyons Valley Road, Suite R Jamul, California 91935 Phone: (619) 669-7295

This resource is based on the following source:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Birds of San Diego National Wildlife 
     Refuge Checklist.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  3 pages.
This resource should be cited as:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  No date.  Birds of San Diego National Wildlife 
     Refuge Checklist.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  3 pages. Jamestown, ND:
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.                                                                     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govsandiego.htm 
     (Version 21OCT98).

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