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Oregon Caves

Birds Checklist

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BIRDS of OREGON CAVES NATIONAL MONUMENT ______ Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) ______ Pileated Woodpecker (Dryocopus pileatus) ______ Blue Grouse (Dendragapus obscurus) ______ Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens) ______ Mountain Quail (Oreortyx pictus) ______ Hairy Woodpecker (Picoides villosus) ______ Sharp-shinned Hawk (Accipiter Striatus) ______ Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) ______ Cooper’s Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) ______ Red-breasted Sapsucker (Sphyrapicus ruber) ______ Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) ______ Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus Sordidulus) ______ Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) ______ Olive-sided Flycatcher (Contopus borealis) ______ Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) ______ Hammond’s Flycatcher (Empidonax hammondii) ______ Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) ______ Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri) ______ American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) ______ Western Flycatcher (Empidonax difficilis) ______ Western Screech-Owl (Otus kennicottii) ______ Vaux’s Swift (Chaetura vauxi) ______ Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) ______ Violet-green Swallow (Tachycineta thalassina) ______ Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) ______ American Crow (Corvux brachyrhynchos) Locality: _________________________________ ______ Northern Pygmy-Owl (Glaucidium gnoma) ______ Common Raven (Corvux corax) Weather: ________________________________ ______ Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) ______ Steller’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) ______ Band-tailed Pidgeon (Columba fasciata) ______ Clark’s Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) ______ Rock Dove (Columba livia) ______ Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis) ______ Rufous Hummingbird (Selasphorous rufus) ______ Mountain Chickadee (Parus gambeli) Observers: ______________________________ Date: ___________________________________ The following is a list of birds that have been sighted at or near Oregon Caves National Monument. Seasonal variations and relative abundances of the individuals are not included because of insufficient information available for the area at this time. Please report any significant sightings to the Oregon Caves Ranger Station as this is very helpful to our research. ______ Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Parus rufescens) ______ Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) ______ Brewer’s Blackbird (Euphagus cyanocephalus) ______ Bushtit (Psaltriparus minimus) ______ American Robin (Turdus migratorius) ______ Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) ______ White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) ______ Varied Thrush (Ixoreus naevius) ______ White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia Leucophrys) ______ Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis) ______ Townsend’s Solitaire (Myadestes townsendi) ______ Golden-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia atricapilla) ______ Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) ______ Swainson’s Thrush (Catharus ustulatus) ______ Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) ______ House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) ______ Hermit Thrush (Catharus guttatus) ______ Fox Sparrow (Passerella iliaca) ______ Winter Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes) ______ Mountain Bluebird (Sialia currucoides) ______ Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) ______ American Dipper (Cinclus mexicanus) ______ Solitary Vireo (Vireo solitarius) ______ Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis) ______ Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula) ______ Hutton’s Vireo (Vireo huttoni) ______ Rofous-sided Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) ______ Warbling Vireo (Vireo gilvus) ______ Green-tailed Towhee (Pipilo chlorurus)) ______ Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) ______ Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) ______ Townsend’s Warbler (Dendroica townsendi) ______ Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) ______ Hermit Warbler (Dendroica occidentalis) ______ Lazuli Bunting (Passerina amoena) ______ Black-throated Gray Warbler (Dendroica nigrescens) ______ Purple Finch (Carpodacus purpureus) ______ Nashville Warbler (Vermivora ruficapilla) ______ Cassin’s Finch (Carpodacus cassinii) ______ MacGillivray’s Warbler (Oporornis tolmiei) ______ Evening Grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertina) ______ Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celata) ______ American Goldfinch (Carduelis tristis) ______ Wilson’s Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) ______ Pine Siskin (Carduelis pinus) Oregon Caves National Monument is a Natural Area of the National Park Service. Regulations prohibit the feeding or molesting of any of the wildlife in the Monument. Trees, flowers, shrubs, rocks, formations and all natural features are to be left unaltered for other visitors to enjoy.

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