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   White-winged Crossbill (Loxia leucoptera) - WWCR (recent eBird sightings, view CBRC records, range map

  1. CBRC review and request for documentation LINK
    DATE: Mar 6, 2018 @ 1:02pm, 4 month(s) ago
    California birders, † The California Bird Records Committee (CBRC) will be reviewing the following records at the end of March. If you have any documentation to submit for these records, please do so as soon as possible. Feel free to forward this request to
    local listservs as appropriate. Thank you. † Tom † Thomas A. Benson Secretary, California Bird Records Committee † † 2017-165†††† King Eider†††† 14-16 Dec 2017†††† Klamath R. mouth DN† (documentation complete) 2017-090†††† Little Stint†††† 16-19 Sep 2017†††† Moss Landing Harbor MTY† (eBird report - no documentation received) 2017-144†††† Wedge-tailed Shearwater†††† 15 Aug 2017†††† Humboldt Bay North Jetty HUM† (documentation complete) 2017-149†††† Yellow-bellied Flycatcher†††† 23-24 Sep 2017†††† Pt. Reyes MRN† (documentation from W. Anderson) 2017-148†††† Sedge Wren†††† 4 Dec 2017†††† Arcata Marsh HUM† (eBird report - no documentation received) 2017-156†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 12 Dec 2017†††† Elk Valley Casino DN† (listserv report - no documentation received) 2017-158†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 16 Dec 2017†††† Crescent City DN† (documentation complete) 2017-159†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 17-18 Dec 2017†††† Smith R. DN† (documentation complete) 2017-169†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 22 Dec 2017†††† Patrickís Point State Park HUM (eBird report - no documentation received) 2017-170†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 23 Dec 2017†††† Redwood National Park DN† (documentation complete) 2017-171†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 29 Dec 2017†††† Crescent City DN† (listserv report - no documentation received) 2017-173†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 21 Dec 2017†††† near Big Lagoon HUM† (documentation complete) 2017-174†††† White-winged Crossbill†††† 28 Dec 2017†††† Big Lagoon HUM (documentation complete) 1972-802†††† Orchard Oriole†††† 19 Nov 1972†††† Furnace Creek Ranch INY (documentation from G. McCaskie) † † What kind of documentation should one submit to the CBRC Following are some guidelines for submitting media and written descriptions that will be useful for helping the CBRC evaluate records and archive documentation. Documentation may
    be submitted directly to the secretary via email ( secretary@... ) , or by using the online submission form ( ). † Media: This includes photos, audio recordings, and video. Photographs are usually the most useful documentation for evaluating records. If you have reasonably good (=identifiable) photos, please submit them. If possible, please crop the
    photos before submission so that the bird fills most of the frame. Also, please send originals whenever possible, and not screenshots or back-of-camera photos. How many photos should you submit That really depends on the record. If it is a long-staying rarity
    that is easily identifiable and seen by dozens of people, then a few photos (1-3 per person) are sufficient. If it is a mega-rarity that is difficult to identify and only seen by a one or few people, then send as many photos as possible that show the bird
    at different angles, postures, lighting, etc. Sometimes it is also useful to submit audio and/or video recordings of the bird, as some birds are more easily identified by their vocalizations. If relatively short, most audio recordings are small enough to be
    submitted via email; please submit those along with a brief note indicating the date and location of the recording. Large audio files and video files can be submitted by using a file sharing service; please contact the secretary if you need to submit a file
    that is too large for email. † Written descriptions: Some written details should always be provided Ė even the best photos should be accompanied by the name of the observer, the date, and the location, at a minimum. Sometimes a photo canít be obtained or vocalizations
    canít be recorded. In some cases, behaviors might be noted in the field that arenít preserved well by photos. In these cases, it is helpful to submit a written description of the bird. Ideally, this description should be written as soon after observing the
    bird as possible; it is often helpful to make written notes in the field, or even dictate notes into the voice recorder on your smartphone while observing the bird, from which you can later generate a written description. The most important aspect of a written
    description is that you report only what you observed, and not a general description of the bird from a field guide. At a minimum, your description should include the date and location of the observation, and a description of the bird (size and structure,
    plumage, vocalizations, behavior). A brief discussion of how the bird was identified, and how similar species were eliminated is also helpful. Other useful information you might report includes optics used, distance from bird, lighting or weather conditions,
    length of time viewed, and other observers present. † †
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  3. follow-up (NEG) on [nwcalbird] Humboldt Co. WW Crossbill 12/21/17 LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    Yesterday, 12/28/17, the pvt property owners returned from the holidays and
    permitted a small (slo-mo) ďchaseĒ party onto the property consisting of Gary
    and Lauren Lester, Gary Bloomfield and myself. Red Crossbill flocks were scarce
    and difficult to see in dense coastal fog for about an hr and 15 minutes before
    we received word of John Hunterís report of a male WW Crossbill from Big Lagoon
    Campground. Despite being there 15 minutes after hearing the report, the flock
    was seen flying to the south as we arrived.
    So, no luck at either site..
    Happy New Year,
    Tom Leskiw
    Blue Lakeish, Humboldt County
    On Dec 22, 2017, at 08:49, 'Tom Leskiw' tomleskiw@... [nwcalbird] < >
    Yesterday, on pvt property, north of Big Lagoon I had a female
    WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL. I deferred reporting this until I could work out some
    arrangement with the landowner for access. As of 8:20 this morning, Iíve yet
    hear back from them. I suspect that access, if itís granted might be for just
    a few folks, as Iíve only just met them, they have dogs they wish to keep
    inside during visitations... and there are elk in their meadow where one needs
    to set up their scope.
    I had a rendezvous yesterday with a non-birding friend Iíd dropped off at
    Patricks Point who doesnít have a cell phone, so yesterday was shot for trying
    to pursue access further.
    Iím participating in tomorrowís Willow Creek CBC, but I will try give an
    update later today or late tomorrow.
    I suggest that we respect their privacy and our ability to possibly
    access their place by not trying to find their property at this time.
    Tom Leskiw
    Blue Lakeish
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  5. potential white-winged crossbill site LINK
    DATE: Dec 31, 1969 @ 4:00pm, TODAY
    For those on the hunt for WWCR, I found a site today that I think has great potential.† The Lagoon Creek Picnic Ground, as Google calls it, in Klamath is surrounded by cone-laden spruces, the light on those east of the highway is good most of the day, and picnic tables provide excellent tripod platforms for scoping the treetops.† It's only 4.8 miles, as the finch flies, from the location of the last WWCR sighting.† The downside is lots of traffic noise, making it hard to hear the birds.† There were plenty of red crossbills and siskins there today.† I couldn't pick out a white-wing, but as a consolation prize I did spot a pygmy-owl perched atop a spruce and clearly interested in all the finch activity.
    Good luck!
    Ken Burton
    Crescent City
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  7. Re: [CALBIRDS] RFI Only: WW Crossbills in Crescent City since Dec 18? LINK
    DATE: Dec 20, 2017 @ 5:18pm, 7 month(s) ago
    Apparentlynot. Talked to Lomax today who is there with others past three days looking.
    Sent from my iPhone
    John Sterling
    530 908-3836
    26 Palm Ave
    Woodland, CA 95695
    On Dec 20, 2017, at 4:35 PM, tonybriggs tony.briggs108@... [CALBIRDS] < > wrote:
     Have any White-winged Crossbills been located in the Crescent City/ Smith River area since the 18th Any info appreciated.
    Tony Briggs
    Petaluma CA
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  9. RFI Only: WW Crossbills in Crescent City since Dec 18? LINK
    DATE: Dec 20, 2017 @ 4:35pm, 7 month(s) ago
    Have any White-winged Crossbills been located in the Crescent City/ Smith River area since the 18th Any info appreciated.
    Tony Briggs
    Petaluma CA
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  11. Del Norte White-winged Crossbill - 9/18 LINK
    DATE: Dec 18, 2017 @ 7:54pm, 7 month(s) ago
    At about 8:30am this morning, I briefly had a male White-winged Crossbill, scoped at distance, just south of the trailer park at the mouth of the Smith River (just north of the community of Smith River, and 3.8 miles south of the Oregon border).This is near where Rob Fowler also had a single bird yesterday.I was standing just south of the line of self-storage units with blue roll-up doors, scanning the woodlot (with Sitka Spruce) on the coastal side of 101 when I saw the bird, which was part of a group of about 20 crossbills.Earlier in the morning (about 8:00am), approximately 100 crossbills, and perhaps more, had flown over the trailer park from the wood lot to the northwest (also with Sitka Spruce), right over our vantage point on Salmon Harbor Rd.Presumably, the 20+ crossbills I scoped, and the lone WWCR, were a part of those.
    Despite much looking in this area the rest of the day by a half a dozen birders, there were no additional sightings.I also checked the Elk Valley casino and airport spots in Crescent City, finding only Red Crossbills.A scope comes in very handy.
    Good birding,
    Andrew Howe
    Riverside, CA
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  13. Only an alert on White-winged Crossbills LINK
    DATE: Dec 18, 2017 @ 11:33am, 7 month(s) ago
    I noticed on the Oregon Bird news that a couple of days ago 4 White-winged Crossbills were seen only 48 miles north of the California line on the east side of the Cascades near Fort Klamath, Klamath Co. They were seen in spruce trees there which pretty much disappear in the California Cascades but there are plenty of other conifers in northern Siskiyou Co. they could turn up in. Here's a copy of the report by Kevin Spencer of Klamath Falls:
    "While at Seven-mile Guard Station, in Fort Klamath Valley, where there's plenty of spruce along the lower edge of the Cascades where it meets the flat valley, I heard, and saw 4 White-winged Crossbill as they flew overhead. I briefly saw contrast between the whitish lower belly and blackish tail on two birds as the group went overhead (binos not used). I was really focused on the calls as the group approached and recognized them as different for the area with their double noted calls, different pitch and softer, not as sharp. We spent a few hours in the area, walking along the Short Creek Rd., Road 3400 I think, and around Seven-mile Guard Station, and even drove down to Mare's Egg Spring on Westside Road. Views of the spruce cones in the tree tops seemed to show raised scales which to me indicated seeds might have already been released on some of the cones. I saw seed scales on the snow in some places, and no separated seeds or seed cases. In no place was there a swarm of scales as if birds were actively feeding in a tree. It seemed like about half of the spruce trees had a somewhat heavy cone crop. Certainly worth another visit.
    Kevin SpencerKlamath Falls"
    Probably worth keeping your eyes and ears open for the potential of W-w Crossbills anywhere along the California-Oregon border
    Just the messenger, Steve Summers Porterville
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  15. Fwd: [nwcalbird] Del Norte White-winged Crossbill LINK
    DATE: Dec 16, 2017 @ 11:15am, 7 month(s) ago
    Flock on!
    Arcata CA/at large
    Walkie talkie primero= 559-433-7254
    Last ditch alternate= 707-633-8833
    Begin forwarded message:
    From: " stevestump@... [nwcalbird]" < >
    Date: December 16, 2017 at 10:47:09 PST
    To: < >
    Subject: [nwcalbird] Del Norte White-winged Crossbill
    Reply-To: stevestump@...
     12/16/17 1025
    There is at least one possibly two White-winged Crossbill on Riverside St. In Crescent City. It is the street that leads to Dead Lake. The flock of crossbills are moving around but have stayed in the vicinity. Steve Stump
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  17. White-winged Crossbill in Del Norte County LINK
    DATE: Dec 12, 2017 @ 2:09pm, 7 month(s) ago
    Hi all, Alan Barron just called and said he had a definite female WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILL in with a bunch of Red Crossbills. He had decent looks at the bird and the whole flock then flew off. The location he had the bird was at the Elk Valley Casino south of Crescent City off of Howland Road. Location in Google Maps here:† †
    Alan said he will notify ASAP with any updates.†
    Rob Fowler
    McKinleyville, CA
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  19. Re: White-winged Crossbills edging toward California LINK
    DATE: Dec 6, 2017 @ 8:04am, 7 month(s) ago
    Tim Rodenkirk reported a possible WW Crossbill in Cape Blanco. That's about 40 miles south of Coos Bay in Curry County. When I checked that location is about 60 miles as the crossbill flies from the border. They're getting so close. I'm predicting a chase trip to Del Norte in the future.
    Cliff Hawley
    Sacramento, CA
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  21. White-winged Crossbills edging toward California LINK
    DATE: Dec 5, 2017 @ 5:02pm, 8 month(s) ago
    For those interested, especially ones living or visiting Del Norte and
    Humboldt Counties, be aware that there is an invasion involving
    WHITE-WINGED CROSSBILLS currently taking place along the immediate COAST
    in Washington and Oregon. It has been a long time since such has
    happened in Oregon. Singles and small-to-medium-sized flocks have been
    found now as far south as Tillamook, and there was a POSSIBLE bird today
    much farther south in Coos--only two counties north of the CA border.
    Some are by themselves, though most are mixed in with Red Crossbills.
    Just about all these birds are turning up in heavily-cone-laden spruce
    trees along the IMMEDIATE COAST, not in interior mountains, etc., where
    invasions are perhaps more typical.† So.....† birders in Del Norte,
    Humboldt, etc., should be on the lookout for cone-rich spruces close to
    the coast--if such exist locally this year.
    --Paul Lehman,† San Diego
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  23. California Review List LINK
    DATE: Sep 12, 2006 @ 3:24am, 12 year(s) ago
    The species listed below are on the California Bird Records Committee's
    Review List. These are the birds that should always be reported on Calbirds,
    along with any new State Records. This list was taken from the CBRC website
    For species not supported by specimens (93 species):
    P - At least one record supported by identifiable photograph (91
    V - At least one record supported by identifiable videotape (23
    T - At least one record supported by identifiable taped vocalization
    (5 species)
    S - Supported only by sight records (3 species)
    Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans
    Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis - P
    Emperor Goose Chen canagica
    Trumpeter Swan Cygnus buccinator - P
    Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus - P
    Falcated Duck Anas falcata - P
    American Black Duck Anas rubripes
    Garganey Anas querquedula
    Baikal Teal Anas formosa
    Common Pochard Aythya ferina - P
    Steller's Eider Polysticta stelleri - P
    King Eider Somateria spectabilis
    Common Eider Somateria mollissima - P
    Smew Mergellus albellus - PV
    Gaviidae - Loons
    Arctic Loon Gavia arctica - PV
    Yellow-billed Loon Gavia adamsii
    Podicipedidae - Grebes
    Least Grebe Tachybaptus dominicus
    Diomedeidae - Albatrosses
    Shy Albatross Thalassarche cauta - P
    Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata - PV
    Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans - P
    Short-tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus
    Procellariidae - Shearwaters and Petrels
    Great-winged Petrel Pterodroma macroptera - PV
    Mottled Petrel Pterodroma inexpectata
    Dark-rumped Petrel Pterodroma phaeopygia/sandwichensis - PV
    Stejneger's Petrel Pterodroma longirostris - P
    Bulwer's Petrel Bulweria bulwerii - P
    Streaked Shearwater Calonectris leucomelas
    Cory's Shearwater Calonectris diomedea - P
    Greater Shearwater Puffinus gravis - P
    Wedge-tailed Shearwater Puffinus pacificus - P
    Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus - PV
    Little Shearwater Puffinus assimilis - PV
    Hydrobatidae - Storm-Petrels
    Ringed Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma hornbyi - P
    Wedge-rumped Storm-Petrel Oceanodroma tethys
    Phaethontidae - Tropicbirds
    White-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon lepturus - P
    Red-tailed Tropicbird Phaethon rubricauda - P
    Sulidae - Boobies and Gannets
    Masked Booby Sula dactylatra - P
    Blue-footed Booby Sula nebouxii
    Brown Booby Sula leucogaster
    Red-footed Booby Sula sula
    Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants
    Neotropic Cormorant Phalacrocorax brasilianus - P
    Anhingidae - Darters
    Anhinga Anhinga anhinga - P
    Fregatidae - Frigatebirds
    Great Frigatebird Fregata minor - P
    Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Allies
    Tricolored Heron Egretta tricolor
    Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea
    Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills
    White Ibis Eudocimus albus
    Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus - P
    Roseate Spoonbill Ajaia ajaja
    Cathartidae - New World Vultures
    Black Vulture Coragyps atratus - P
    Accipitridae - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies
    Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
    Common Black-Hawk Buteogallus anthracinus - P
    Harris's Hawk Parabuteo unicinctus
    Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons
    Crested Caracara Caracara cheriway - PV
    Gyrfalcon Falco rusticolus
    Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
    Purple Gallinule Porphyrula martinica
    Charadriidae - Lapwings and Plovers
    American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica
    Lesser Sand-Plover Charadrius mongolus - P
    Greater Sand-Plover Charadrius leschenaultii - PV
    Wilson's Plover Charadrius wilsonia
    Piping Plover Charadrius melodus - P
    Eurasian Dotterel Charadrius morinellus - PV
    Haematopodidae - Oystercatchers
    American Oystercatcher Haematopus palliatus
    Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies
    Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus - PV
    Gray-tailed Tattler Tringa brevipes - P
    Spotted Redshank Tringa erythropus - P
    Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia - PV
    Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
    Little Curlew Numenius minutus - P
    Bristle-thighed Curlew Numenius tahitiensis - PV
    Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica - P
    Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica
    Red-necked Stint Calidris ruficollis - P
    Little Stint Calidris minuta
    Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta - P
    White-rumped Sandpiper Calidris fuscicollis
    Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea
    Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus
    American Woodcock Scolopax minor - P
    Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
    Little Gull Larus minutus
    Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus - P
    Belcher's Gull Larus belcheri - PV
    Black-tailed Gull Larus crassirostris
    Iceland Gull Larus glaucoides - P
    Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus - PV
    Slaty-backed Gull Larus schistisagus - P
    Swallow-tailed Gull Creagrus furcatus - P
    Red-legged Kittiwake Rissa brevirostris
    Ivory Gull Pagophila eburnea - P
    Sooty Tern Onychoprion fuscatus -
    Bridled Tern Onychoprion anaethetus - S
    White-winged Tern Gelochelidon nilotica - PV
    Sandwich Tern Sterna sandvicensis - P
    Alcidae - Auks, Murres, and Puffins
    Thick-billed Murre Uria lomvia
    Long-billed Murrelet Brachyramphus perdix
    Kittlitz's Murrelet Brachyramphus brevirostris
    Parakeet Auklet Aethia psittacula
    Least Auklet Aethia pusilla
    Crested Auklet Aethia cristatella
    Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves
    Oriental Turtle-Dove Streptopelia orientalis - PV
    Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis
    Black-billed Cuckoo Coccyzus erythropthalmus
    Groove-billed Ani Crotophaga sulcirostris - P
    Strigidae - Typical Owls
    Snowy Owl Bubo scandiacus
    Caprimulgidae - Goatsuckers
    Chuck-will's-widow Caprimulgus carolinensis
    Buff-collared Nightjar Caprimulgus ridgwayi
    Apodidae - Swifts
    White-collared Swift Streptoprocne zonaris - S
    Trochilidae - Hummingbirds
    Green Violet-ear Colibri thalassinus - P
    Broad-billed Hummingbird Cynanthus latirostris - P
    Xantus's Hummingbird Hylocharis xantusii - P
    Violet-crowned Hummingbird Amazilia violiceps - P
    Blue-throated Hummingbird Lampornis clemenciae - P
    Magnificent Hummingbird Eugenes fulgens - P
    Ruby-throated Hummingbird Archilochus colubris
    Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies
    Red-headed Woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus
    Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers
    Greater Pewee Contopus pertinax
    Eastern Wood-Pewee Contopus virens - PT
    Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris
    Alder Flycatcher Empidonax alnorum -
    Dusky-capped Flycatcher Myiarchus tuberculifer
    Nutting's Flycatcher Myiarchus nuttingi - PVT
    Great Crested Flycatcher Myiarchus crinitus
    Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher Myiodynastes luteiventris - PV
    Couch's Kingbird Tyrannus couchii - PT
    Thick-billed Kingbird Tyrannus crassirostris - PVT
    Fork-tailed Flycatcher Tyrannus savana - P
    Laniidae - Shrikes
    Brown Shrike Lanius cristatus - P
    Vireonidae - Vireos
    White-eyed Vireo Vireo griseus - PT
    Yellow-throated Vireo Vireo flavifrons
    Blue-headed Vireo Vireo solitarius
    Yellow-green Vireo Vireo flavoviridis
    Corvidae - Crows and Jays
    Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata
    Alaudidae - Larks
    Sky Lark Alauda arvensis - P
    Hirundinidae - Swallows
    Cave Swallow Petrochelidon fulva - P
    Troglodytidae - Wrens
    Sedge Wren Cistothorus platensis - PT
    Sylviidae - Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers
    Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata - P
    Dusky Warbler Phylloscopus fuscatus
    Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis - P
    Turdidae - Thrushes
    Red-flanked Bluetail Tarsiger cyanurus - P
    Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
    Stonechat Saxicola torquata - P
    Veery Catharus fuscescens - P
    Gray-cheeked Thrush Catharus minimus
    Wood Thrush Hylocichla mustelina
    Eyebrowed Thrush Turdus obscurus - PV
    Rufous-backed Robin Turdus rufopalliatus - P
    Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers
    Curve-billed Thrasher Toxostoma curvirostre
    Motacillidae - Wagtails and Pipits
    Eastern Yellow Wagtail Motacilla tschutschensis - P
    Gray Wagtail Motacilla cinerea - P
    White Wagtail Motacilla alba - P
    Olive-backed Pipit Anthus hodgsoni - P
    Sprague's Pipit Anthus spragueii
    Parulidae - Wood-Warblers
    Blue-winged Warbler Vermivora pinus
    Golden-winged Warbler Vermivora chrysoptera
    Golden-cheeked Warbler Dendroica chrysoparia
    Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
    Grace's Warbler Dendroica graciae
    Pine Warbler Dendroica pinus
    Cerulean Warbler Dendroica cerulea
    Worm-eating Warbler Helmitheros vermivorus
    Louisiana Waterthrush Seiurus motacilla
    Connecticut Warbler Oporornis agilis
    Mourning Warbler Oporornis philadelphia
    Red-faced Warbler Cardellina rubrifrons
    Thraupidae - Tanagers
    Scarlet Tanager Piranga olivacea
    Emberizidae - Emberizids
    Cassin's Sparrow Aimophila cassinii
    Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla - P
    Baird's Sparrow Ammodramus bairdii
    Le Conte's Sparrow Ammodramus leconteii
    Smith's Longspur Calcarius pictus - PV
    Little Bunting Emberiza pusilla - P
    Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica - P
    Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis
    Cardinalidae - Cardinals, Saltators, and Allies
    Pyrrhuloxia Cardinalis sinuatus - P
    Varied Bunting Passerina versicolor
    Icteridae - Blackbirds
    Rusty Blackbird Euphagus carolinus
    Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula
    Streak-backed Oriole Icterus pustulatus
    Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies
    Brambling Fringilla montifringilla - PV
    Black Rosy-Finch Leucosticte atrata
    White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera - S
    Common Redpoll Carduelis flammea
    Douglas Aguillard
    San Diego, CA
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