Birds of the Pacific Northwest
Photographic Content Index

These pages contain the taxonomically-sorted quick reference for all the photos on this site. Names followed by (R) are rare or vagrant species. (I) indicates introduced species.
1. Loons-Ducks 2. Ducks-Stilts
3. Sandpipers-Kingfishers 4. Woodpeckers-Wrens
5. Kinglets-Sparrows 6. Grosbeaks-Mammals
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Sandpipers

Willet - Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Dungeness NWR, WA

Willets with Marbled Godwit

Tokeland, WA - Nov., 2002

Solitary SandpiperTringa solitaria

Columbia NWR, Othello, WA

Greater Yellowlegs  - Tringa melanoleuca

Nisqually NWR, WA

Lesser Yellowlegs - Tringa flavipes

Whidbey Is., WA - Sep., 1999

Wandering Tattler - Tringa incana

Ocean Shores, WA - May, 2008

Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularia

Malibu, CA - Dec., 1995

Whimbrel - Numenius phaeopus

Astoria, OR - May, 1998

Bristle-thighed Curlew  (R) - Numenius tahitiensis

Astoria, OR - May, 1998

Long-billed Curlew (R) - Numenius americanus

Burns, OR - May, 2002

Marbled Godwit - Limosa fedoa

Tokeland, WA

Bar-tailed Godwit

Tokeland, WA - Oct., 2005

Bar-tailed Godwit

Tokeland, WA - Oct., 2005

Black Turnstone (winter) - Arenaria melanocephala

Dungeness NWR, WA - fall, 1998

SurfbirdAphriza virgata

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

Rock SandpiperCalidris ptilocnemis

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

Sanderling (winter) - Calidris alba

Ilwaco, WA - Aug., 1995

Dunlin - Calidris alpina

Montlake Fill, Seattle, WA

Western Sandpiper - Calidris mauri

Ocean Shores, WA - Aug., 1997

Western Sandpiper  - Calidris mauri

Ocean Shores, WA - Aug., 1997

Least Sandpiper - Calidris minutilla

Edison, WA - Jan., 2005

Least SandpiperCalidris minutilla

Columbia NWR, Othello, WA

Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

Temminck's StintCalidris temminckii

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

RuffPhilomachus pugnax

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

Short-billed Dowitcher  - Limnodromus griseus

Ocean Shores, WA - Aug., 1997

Long-billed Dowitcher  - Limnodromus scolopaceus

Ocean Shores, WA - Nov., 2005

Wilson's Snipe - Gallinago delicata

Umtanum Ridge, WA - Jun., 2004

Wilson's Snipe - Gallinago delicata

Grady, WA - May, 2008

Wilson's Phalarope - Phalaropus tricolor

Malheur NWR, OR - Jun., 1998


Gulls, Terns

Heermann's Gull  - Larus heermanni

Ocean Shores, WA - Aug., 1997

Bonaparte's Gull  - Larus philadelphia

Everett, WA - Mar., 2003

Black-headed Gull  (R) - Larus ridibundus 

Delta area, BC - Jan., 2001

Ring-billed Gull  - Larus delawarensis

Seattle, WA

California Gull  - Larus californicus

Seattle, WA

Glaucous Gull (R) - Larus hyperboreus

Bow, WA - Dec., 1999

Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens  

Blaine, WA - Jan., 2002

Glaucous-winged Gull - Larus glaucescens  

Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC - Nov., 2005


Murres, Guillemots

Common Murre  - Uria aalge

Port Townsend, WA - Aug., 1997

Pigeon Guillemot - Cepphus columba

Neah Bay, WA - Jun., 2002

Tufted Puffin - Fratercula cirrhata

Neah Bay, WA - Jun., 2002


Pigeons, Doves

Band-tailed Pigeon - Columbia fasciata

Bothell, WA

Band-tailed Pigeon - Columbia fasciata

Bothell, WA - May., 2003

Band-tailed Pigeon - Columbia fasciata

Bothell, WA - Apr., 2002

Band-tailed Pigeon (juv)  - Columbia fasciata

Duvall, WA - Oct., 2003  

Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

San Francisco, CA - Jun., 1999

Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Duvall, WA - Nov., 2003


Owls

Short-eared Owl - Asio flammeus

Samish Flats, Edison, WA - Jan., 2006

Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary, BC - Jan., 2002

Snowy Owl - Nyctea scandiaca

Discovery Park, Seattle, WA - Nov., 2005

Snowy Owl - Nyctea scandiaca

Big Ditch, Stanwood, WA - Jan., 2006

Northern Saw-whet Owl - Aegolius acadicus

Reifel, BC - Dec., 2003

Northern Pygmy-Owl (juv) - Glaucidium gnoma 

Colville National Forest, WA - Sept., 1997

Northern Hawk-Owl  (R) - Surnia ulula

Birch Bay, WA - Jan., 2001

Burrowing Owl - Athene cunicularia

Columbia NWR, WA - Jun., 1999


Nighthawks

Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor

Crab Creek, WA - Jun., 2002


Hummingbirds

Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Duvall, WA - Oct., 2003 

Anna's Hummingbird - Calypte anna

Duvall, WA - Oct., 2003 

Anna's Hummingbird (fem) - Calypte anna 

Kirkland, WA - Jan., 2005 

Rufous Hummingbird (fem) - Selasphorus rufus

Bothell, WA - fall, 2000

Rufous Hummingbird (fem) - Selasphorus rufus

Bothell, WA - May, 2003

Rufous Hummingbird  - Selasphorus rufus

Bothell, WA

Xantus Hummingbird  (R) - Hylocharis xantusii

Gibsons, BC - Nov., 1997


Kingfishers

Belted Kingfisher  - Ceryle alcyon

Nisqually NWR, WA - Aug., 2003

Belted Kingfisher  - Ceryle alcyon

Conway, WA - Jan., 2005


1. Loons-Ducks 2. Ducks-Stilts 3. Sandpipers-Kingfishers 4. Woodpeckers-Wrens 5. Kinglets-Sparrows 6. Grosbeaks-Mammals

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Christine Vadai
Kirkland, WA
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