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
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