MOUNTAINS GROUP
San Gorgonio Chapter

 

 

BIRDS IN SAN BERNARDINO NATIONAL FOREST

By Family

By Common Name

By Season

Blackbirds

Brewer's Blackbird

Brown-Headed Cowbird

Red Winged Blackbird

Tricolored Blackbird

Cardinals

Black-headed Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Coots

American Coot

Chickadees

Mountain Chickadee

Cormorants

Double-Crested Cormorant

crows

American Crow

Doves and Pigeons

Band Tailed Pigeon

Mourning Dove

Rock Dove

Ducks and Geese

Canada Goose

Dabbling Ducks

American Wigeon

Gadwall

Mallard

Northern Pintail

Northern Shoveler

Wood Duck

Teals

Blue-Winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Green-Winged Teal

Diving Ducks

Bufflehead

Canvasback

Lesser Scaup

Redhead

Ring-Necked Duck

Ruddy Duck

Mergansers

Common Merganser

Hooded Merganser

EAGLES

Bald Eagle

Golden Eagle

FALCONS

American Kestrel

Merlin

Prairie Falcon

FINCHES

Cassin's Finch

Evening Grosbeak

House Finch

Pine Siskin

Purple Finch

Red Crossbill

Goldfinches

American Goldfinch

Lawrence's Goldfinch

Lesser Goldfinch

FLYCATCHERS

Ash-Throated Flycatcher

Dusky Flycatcher

Gray Flycatcher

Hammond's Flycatcher

Pacific-Slope Flycatcher

South-Western Willow Flycatcher

Kingbirds

Cassin's Kingbird

Western Kingbird

Pewees

Olive-Sided Flycatcher

Western Wood Pewee

Phoebes

Black Phoebe

Say's Phoebe

GREBES

Clark's Grebe

Eared Grebe

Pied-Billed Grebe

Western Grebe

Gulls

California Gull

Ring-Billed Gull

hawks

Cooper's Hawk

Northern Goshawk

Northern Harrier

Osprey

Red-Shouldered Hawk

Red-Tailed Hawk

Sharp-Shinned Hawk

Herons

American Bittern

Black-Crowned Night-Heron

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

hummingbirds

Allen's Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

Black-Chinned Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Costa's Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

jays

Pinyon Jay

Steller's Jay

Western Scrub Jay

Kinglets

Golden-Crowned Kinglet

Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

Kites

White-Tailed Kite

Loons

Common Loon

Pacific Loon

Meadowlarks

Western Meadowlark

nightjars

Common Nighthawk

Common Poorwill

Lesser Nighthawk

Mexican Whip-Poor-Will

nutcrackers

Clark's Nutcracker

nuthatches 

Pygmy Nuthatch

Red-Breasted Nuthatch

White-Breasted Nuthatch

Orioles

Bullock's Oriole

Hooded Oriole

Scott's Oriole

Owls

Barn Owl

California Spotted Owl

Flammulated Owl

Great Horned Owl

Lonq-Eared Owl

Northern Pygmy Owl

Northern Saw-Whet Owl

Western Screech Owl

pelicans

American White Pelican

Phalaropes

Red Phalarope

Red-Necked Phalarope

Wilson's Phalarope

Plovers

Killdeer

Mountain Plover

Snowy Plover

ravens

Common Raven

sandpipers

Greater Yellowlegs

 Least Sandpiper

 Long-Billed Dowitcher

 Marbled Godwit

 Spotted Sandpiper

 Westen Sandpiper

 Wilson's Snipe

silky flycatchers

Phainopedla

sparrows

Black-Chinned Sparrow

Black-Throated Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

Golden-Crowned Sparrow

House Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Rufous-Crowned Sparrow

Sage Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

White-Crowned Sparrow

White-Throated Sparrow

Towhees

Californa Towhee

Green-Tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Juncos

Dark-Eyed Junco

 

swallows AND MARTINS

Bank Swallow

Barn Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Northern Rough-Winged Swallow

Purple Martin

Tree Swallow

Violet-Green Swallow

Terns

Caspian Tern

Forster's Tern

thrushes

American robin

HermitThrush 

Mountain Bluebird

Swainson's Thrush

Townsend's Solitaire

Western Bluebird

Titmice

Juniper Titmouse

Oak Titmouse

Woodpeckers

Acorn Woodpecker

Downy woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Lewis's Woodpecker

Nuttall's Woodpecker

White-headed Woodpecker

Flickers

Red-Shafted Northern Flicker

Sapsuckers

Red-Breasted Sapsucker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Williamson's Sapsucker


References: The following sources were used in compiling this list:

SoCal Birding Guides: Big Bear

San Bernardino County Museum Association: Birds of a Feather (pdf)

Birds of Big Bear Valley

Birds of North America

Anita K. Booth, Birds of the San Bernardino Mountains. AKB Design 2001.

California Department of Fish and Game. California Interagency Wildlife Task Group, 2008. CWHR version 8.2 personal computer program. Sacramento, CA.

Lists compiled by Bill Engs during bird walks at Gregory Lake

SB County Museum & SBNF, Birds of the San Bernardino, National Forest. A Field Checklist. 1995.

Note re links: While all the links at the end of the bird descriptions provide supplemental information, two sites supply specific contents: the Internet Bird Collection, where you'll find video snippets of most of the birds, and the California Department of Fish and Game, CDFG, which provides California range maps and state-specific species information (both are in PDF format; you have to scroll down the page to Documents for links to them).