Birding

Below are the names of the many birds home to Julian, so get your binoculars out!

Birding List for the Julian, Lake Henshaw, Julian, Cuyamaca Lake area
Great blue heron
Cattle egret
Snowy egret
Pied-billed grebe
Wood duck
Mallard
Cinnamon teal
​Ruddy duck
White-tailed kite
Northern harrier
Cooper’s hawk
Canada goose
Golden eagle
American kestrel
Belted kingfisher
Common tern
American coot
American avocet
White pelican
Western screech owl
Great horned owl
Northern pygmy owl
Northern saw-whet owl
Band-tailed pigeon
Domestic pigeon or Rock dove
Mourning dove
Anna’s hummingbird
Rufous hummingbird
Costa’s hummingbird
Acorn woodpecker
Nuttall’s woodpecker
White tailed woodpecker
Hairy woodpecker
Northern flicker
Red-tailed hawk
Pacific slope flycatcher
Black phoebe
Say’s phoebe
Ash-throated flycatcher
White crowned sparrow
Gold crowned sparrow
American crow
Common raven
Western wood-pewee
Scrub jay
Steller’s jay
Cliff swallow
Violet-green swallow
Spotted owl (rare)
Oak (plain) titmouse
Bushtit
White-breasted nuthatch
Pygmy nuthatch
Brown creeper
Bewick’s wren
House Wren
Blue-gray gnatcatcher
Western bluebird
 

American robin
Wrentit
Northern mockingbird
California thrasher
Mountain chickadee
Hermit thrush
Yellow rumped warbler
Orange-crowned warbler
Pine siskin
Common yellowthroat
Western tanager
Black-headed grosbeak
Lazuli bunting
Spotted towhee
California towhee
Black-chinned sparrow
Lark sparrow
Fox sparrow
Brown-headed cowbird
Tricolored blackbird
Hooded oriole
Purple finch
House finch
Lesser goldfinch
Lawrence’s goldfinch
Turkey vulture
Dark-eyed junco
Wild turkey’s
Red winged black bird