pictures of US birds

Having been here for a short period, I am still not able to identify birds quickly here as yet. But I am learning :-) Here is a list of birds with pictures that I have identified. There are a few more which I think I know but am not certain as yet. The pictures have been taken from the lovely site of Patuxent wildlife research center.


Cedar Waxwing

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

European Starling

Gray Jay

Scrub Jay

Northern Mockingbird

Costa's Hummingbird

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Band Tailed Pigeon

Huntington garden (Pasadena):

Altamira Oriole

Townsends Warbler

Palomar mountain:

Stellar Jay

Tufted Titmouse

Ruby Crowned Kinglet

Sharp Shinned Hawk

Yellow Shafted Flicker

Dark Eyed Junco

California Quail

White Breasted Nuthatch

Spotted Towhee

Acorn Woodpecker

California Thrasher

Mountain Chickadee

Lazuli Bunting

Western Bluebird

Catalina island:

Great Cormorant

White Pelican

Great Blackbacked Gull



Red Winged Blackbird

Channel Islands (Santa Cruz):

Brown Pelican

Short Billed Dowitcher

Western Meadowlark

Common Raven


Brewers Blackbird