Pahranagat

Birds

brochure Pahranagat - Birds

Birds at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in Nevada. Published by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS).

Song Birds 5.75” Song Birds 7” Willow Flycatcher Black Phoebe Empidonaz traillii 7.5” 5” Sayornis nigricans Common Yellowthroat Wilson’s Warbler Geothlypis trichas 7.25” 6” Birding on the Refuge Western grebes calling at sunset, yellow warblers flitting between trees, red-tailed hawks soaring above— with over 260 species of migratory and resident birds, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge is a tapestry of avian life. 4.75” Cardellina pusilla Sayornis saya 8.75” Vermillion Flycatcher Western Kingbird Myiarchus tyrannulus Tyrannus verticalis 4.25” 5” Yellow Warbler Bird Guide 7” Passerina caerulea September 2015 9” White-crowned Sparrow Bullock’s Oriole Zonotrichia leucophrys Icterus bullockii 9.5” S. Schafer/USFWS Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula 5.5” Setophaga petechia Blue Grosbeak Piranga ludoviciana 8.75” T. Koerner/USFWS Marsh Wren Western Tanager Pyrocephalus rubinus Brown-crested Flycatcher Cistothorus palustris National Wildlife Refuge All photos USFWS unless otherwise noted. 8.75” 5” Pahranagat Pahranagat NWR P.O. Box 510 Alamo, NV 89001 775/725 3417 www.fws.gov/refuge/pahranagat 6.75” ©Andrew Reding Say’s Phoebe Many birds change coloration seasonally. Species featured in this guide represent their most commonly observed plumage. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Red-winged Blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus 6” Yellow-rumped Warbler Setophaga coronata Yellow-headed Blackbird Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus 4.5” House Finch Carpodacus mexicanus Lesser Goldfinch Carduelis psaltria T. Parker/USFWS Waterfowl Waterfowl 52” 13.5” 17” Raptors & Misc. Shore Birds 46” 18” 39” 19” Male Plumage Female Plumage 35” Bird Length B. Wheeler/USFWS ©Henry T. McLin Tundra Swan Ring-necked Duck Cygnus columbianus 25-45” ©Steven Kersting Bufflehead Aythya collaris 15” 23” ©James Langiewicz Northern Harrier Bucephala albeola Circus cyaneus 13” 9” S. Schafer/USFWS Canada Goose Mallard Branta canadensis 21” Anas platyrhynchos 19” Northern Shoveler Anas acuta 16” Anas clypeata 14” Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps 25” 13” ©Britta Heise Northern Pintail Ruddy Duck Oxyura jamaicensis Great Blue Heron Great Egret Ardea herodias 25” Falco sparverius 15” 23” Cinnamon Teal Eared Grebe Podiceps nigricollis 25” Green-winged Teal Anas crecca 19” Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus 23” Western Grebe White-faced Ibis Aechmophorus occidentalis White-tailed Kite Plegadis chihi 62” Elanus leucurus 10” 10.5” Clark’s Grebe Aechmophorus clarkia 33” American White Pelican Pelecanus erythrorhynchos 15.5” Black-cr. Night-heron Killdeer Nycticorax nycticorax 14” Charadrius vociferus Gambel’s Quail Callipepla gambelii 23” 18” Osprey Pandion haliaetus 3.75” ©Marianne Bush Anas cyanoptera ©Maggie Smith S. Schafer/USFWS T. Koerner/USFWS 21” American Kestrel Ardea alba Buteo jamaicensis 22” B. Wheeler/USFWS ©Kevin Cole Red-tailed Hawk ©Dave Hamilton Black-chinned hummingbird Archilochus alexandri 12.5” S. Schafer/USFWS Canvasback Aythya valisineria Redhead Aythya americana Double-crested Cormorant Phalacrocorax auritus American Coot Fulica americana Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes American Avocet Recurvirostra americana Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus Northern Flicker Colaptes auratus

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