Birds of Pacific Northwest: Photos from other sources



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Birds native to the Pacific Northwest, but photographed elsewhere
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Green Heron

Green Heron 

Green Herons can be found in marshlands throughout the region. This heron was photographed in Port Aransas, TX in December of 2001.

Black-crowned Night Heron

Black-crowned Night Heron 

These herons can be found in parts of the PNW, such as at Reifel refuge in BC, and in the Skagit Valley in Washington. This one was photographed in a pond just south of New Orleans, LA in April of 2001.

Brown Pelican

Brown Pelican 

Brown Pelicans are regular along the Pacific Coast, usually as far north as Ocean Shores, WA. This pelican was photographed in Corpus Christi, TX in December of 2001.

White Pelican

White Pelican 

White Pelicans breed in places in the Pacific Northwest, particularly in the Columbia Basin. This pelican was photographed in Rockport, TX in December of 2001.

Western Scrub-Jay

Western Scrub-Jay 

This Scrub Jay was photographed in Carmel, CA in June of 1999. In the PNW, they are found as far north as extreme southwestern Washington state.

Spotted Sandpiper

Spotted Sandpiper 

Spotted Sandpipers can be found along rivers in this area. This bird was seen in Malibu, CA in December of 1995.

Killdeer

Killdeer 

Probably the most common and widespread shorebird in the area, this Killdeer was photographed at Audobon NWR in central North Dakota in July of 1998.

Mourning Dove

Mourning Dove 

Mourning doves are very common east of the Cascades, but can also be found occasionally in farmland along the west coast. This one was photographed at the San Francisco Airport.

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler 

These warblers are fairly common in the Northwest in winter, and can be abundant during migration in the late spring and early fall. This female was photographed in Malibu, CA in December of 1995.


Townsend's Warbler Black-headed Grosbeak California Quail Snow Goose Cedar Waxwing Clark's Nutcracker
Red-throated Loon American Kestrel Black Oystercatcher Great Blue Heron White Stork Green Heron

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