Basin & Range Birding Trail
Sage Grouse
Birds

Basin & Range Birding Trail Bird List - Southern Oregon

Basin and Range Birding Trail Checklist Courtesy of Craig and Marilyn Miller.

LOONS, GREBES
Red-throated Loon (Less than 5 records)
Pacific Loon (Less than 5 records)
Common Loon (Less than 5 records)
Pied-billed Grebe (Easily found)
Horned Grebe (Local or uncommon)
Red-necked Grebe (Rare; not found every year)
Eared Grebe (Easily found)
Western Grebe (Easily found)
Clark's Grebe (Easily found)
Clark's Grebe
Clark's Grebe
WADERS, VULTURES
Am. White Pelican (Easily found)
Dbl-crested Cormorant (Easily found)
American Bittern (Local or uncommon)
Least Bittern (Less than 5 records)
Great Blue Heron (Easily found)
Great Egret (Easily found)
Snowy Egret (Local or uncommon)
Cattle Egret (Rare; not found every year)
Green Heron (Rare; not found every year)
Black-crowned Night-Heron (Local or uncommon)
White-faced Ibis (Easily found)
Turkey Vulture (Easily found)
WATERFOWL
Gtr White-frnted Goose (Easily found)
Emperor Goose (Less than 5 records)
Snow Goose (Easily found)
Ross's Goose (Local or uncommon)
Brant (Less than 5 records)
Canada Goose (Easily found)
Trumpeter Swan (Very difficult to find)
Tundra Swan (Easily found)
Whooper Swan (Less than 5 records)
Wood Duck (Local or uncommon)
Green-winged Teal (Easily found)
American Black Duck (Less than 5 records)
Mallard (Easily found)
Northern Pintail (Easily found)
Blue-winged Teal (Local or uncommon)
Cinnamon Teal (Easily found)
Northern Shoveler (Easily found)
Gadwall (Easily found)
Eurasian Wigeon (Very difficult to find)
American Wigeon (Easily found)
Canvasback (Local or uncommon)
Redhead (Easily found)
Ring-necked Duck (Easily found)
Greater Scaup (Very difficult to find)
Lesser Scaup (Very difficult to find)
Long-tailed Duck (Rare; not found every year)
Black Scoter (Less than 5 records)
Surf Scoter (Rare; not found every year)
White-winged Scoter (Rare; not found every year)
Common Goldeneye (Easily found)
Barrow's Goldeneye (Local or uncommon)
Bufflehead (Easily found)
Hooded Merganser (Local or uncommon)
Common Merganser (Easily found)
Red-brstd Merganser (Rare; not found every year)
Ruddy Duck (Easily found)
RAPTORS
Osprey (Local or uncommon)
White-tailed Kite (Less than 5 records)
Bald Eagle (Easily found)
Northern Harrier (Easily found)
Sharp-shinned Hawk (Easily found)
Cooper's Hawk (Local or uncommon)
Northern Goshawk (Local or uncommon)
Red-shouldered Hawk (Rare; not found every year)
Swainson's Hawk (Local or uncommon)
Red-tailed Hawk (Easily found)
Ferruginous Hawk (Local or uncommon)
Rough-legged Hawk (Easily found)
Golden Eagle (Easily found)
American Kestrel (Easily found)
Merlin (Very difficult to find)
Peregrine Falcon (Very difficult to find)
Prairie Falcon (Easily found)
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS
Chukar (Local or uncommon)
Ring-necked Pheasant (Easily found)
Sooty Grouse (Local or uncommon)
Ruffed Grouse (Very difficult to find)
Sage Grouse (Local or uncommon)
Wild Turkey (Very difficult to find)
California Quail (Easily found)
Mountain Quail (Very difficult to find)
Sage-grouse
Sage-grouse
RAILS, CRANES
Yellow Rail (Very difficult to find)
Virginia Rail (Easily found)
Sora (Easily found)
American Coot (Easily found)
Sandhill Crane (Easily found)
SHOREBIRDS
Black-bellied Plover (Very difficult to find)
Lesser Golden Plover (Less than 5 records)
W. Snowy Plover (Less than 5 records)
Semipalmated Plover (Local or uncommon)
Killdeer (Easily found)
Black-necked Stilt (Easily found)
American Avocet (Easily found)
Greater Yellowlegs (Easily found)
Lesser Yellowlegs (Local or uncommon)
Solitary Sandpiper (Very difficult to find)
Willet (Easily found)
Wandering Tattler (Less than 5 records)
Spotted Sandpiper (Easily found)
Upland Sandpiper (Rare; not found every year)
Whimbrel (Rare; not found every year)
Long-billed Curlew (Easily found)
Hudsonian Godwit (Less than 5 records)
Marbled Godwit (Less than 5 records)
Ruddy Turnstone (Rare; not found every year)
Red Knot (Rare; not found every year)
Sanderling (Very difficult to find)
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Very difficult to find)
Western Sandpiper (Easily found)
Least Sandpiper (Easily found)
Baird's Sandpiper (Local or uncommon)
Pectoral Sandpiper (Local or uncommon)
Dunlin (Easily found)
Stilt Sandpiper (Rare; not found every year)
Ruff (Less than 5 records)
Short-billed Dowitcher (Very difficult to find)
Long-billed Dowitcher (Easily found)
Common Snipe (Easily found)
Wilson's Phalarope (Easily found)
Red-necked Phalarope (Easily found)
Red Phalarope (Rare; not found every year)
JAEGERS, GULLS
Parasitic Jaeger (Less than 5 records)
Franklin's Gull (Very difficult to find)
Little Gull (Less than 5 records)
Bonaparte's Gull (Local or uncommon)
Heermann's Gull (Less than 5 records)
Mew Gull (Less than 5 records)
Ring-billed Gull (Easily found)
California Gull (Easily found)
Herring Gull (Very difficult to find)
Thayer's Gull (Less than 5 records)
Western Gull (Less than 5 records)
Sabine's Gull (Rare; not found every year)
Bonaparte's Gull
Bonaparte's Gull
TERNS
Caspian Tern (Easily found)
Common Tern (Rare; not found every year)
Forster's Tern (Easily found)
Black Tern (Easily found)
DOVES, PIGEONS
Rock Pigeon (Easily found)
Band-tailed Pigeon (Less than 5 records)
Mourning Dove (Easily found)
CUCKOOS
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (Less than 5 records)
OWLS
Barn Owl (Local or uncommon)
Flammulated Owl (Local or uncommon)
Western Screech-Owl (Local or uncommon)
Great Horned Owl (Easily found)
Snowy Owl (Less than 5 records)
Northern Pygmy-Owl (Local or uncommon)
Burrowing Owl (Very difficult to find)
Great Gray Owl (Very difficult to find)
Long-eared Owl (Very difficult to find)
Short-eared Owl (Very difficult to find)
Northern Saw-whet Owl (Local or uncommon)
NIGHTHAWKS, SWIFTS
Common Nighthawk (Easily found)
Common Poorwill (Local or uncommon)
Black Swift (Less than 5 records)
Vaux's Swift (Less than 5 records)
White-throated Swift (Local or uncommon)
HUMMINGBIRDS
Black-chinned Hummingbird (Local or uncommon)
Anna's Hummingbird (Rare; not found every year)
Costa's Hummingbird (Less than 5 records)
Calliope Hummingbird (Easily found)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Less than 5 records)
Rufous Hummingbird (Easily found)
KINGFISHER
Belted Kingfisher (Easily found)
WOODPECKERS
Lewis's Woodpecker (Local or uncommon)
Acorn Woodpecker (Less than 5 records)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker (Less than 5 records)
Red-naped Sapsucker (Local or uncommon)
Red-breasted Sapsucker (Easily found)
Williamson's Sapsucker (Local or uncommon)
Downy Woodpecker (Local or uncommon)
Hairy Woodpecker (Easily found)
White-headed Woodpecker (Local or uncommon)
Three-toed Woodpecker (Less than 5 records)
Black-backed Woodpecker (Local or uncommon)
Northern Flicker (Easily found)
Pileated Woodpecker (Very difficult to find)
FLYCATCHERS
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Local or uncommon)
Western Wood-Pewee (Easily found)
Willow Flycatcher (Very difficult to find)
Least Flycatcher (Rare; not found every year)
Hammond's Flycatcher (Local or uncommon)
Dusky Flycatcher (Easily found)
Gray Flycatcher (Easily found)
Western Flycatcher (Local or uncommon)
Black Phoebe (Less than 5 records)
Say's Phoebe (Local or uncommon)
Ash-throated Flycatcher (Local or uncommon)
Western Kingbird (Easily found)
Eastern Kingbird (Rare; not found every year)
SHRIKES, VIREOS
Northern Shrike (Local or uncommon)
Loggerhead Shrike (Easily found)
Plumbeous Vireo (Less than 5 records)
Blue-headed Vireo (Less than 5 records)
Cassin's Vireo (Local or uncommon)
Warbling Vireo (Easily found)
Red-eyed Vireo (Less than 5 records)
CORVIDS
Gray Jay (Local or uncommon)
Stellar's Jay (Easily found)
Blue Jay (Less than 5 records)
Scrub Jay (Easily found)
Pinyon Jay (Local or uncommon)
Clark's Nutcracker (Local or uncommon)
Black-billed Magpie (Easily found)
American Crow (Local or uncommon)
Common Raven (Easily found)
LARKS, SWALLOWS
Horned Lark (Easily found)
Purple Martin (Rare; not found every year)
Tree Swallow (Easily found)
Violet-green Swallow (Easily found)
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Easily found)
Bank Swallow (Easily found)
Cliff Swallow (Easily found)
Barn Swallow (Easily found)
CHICKADEES, BUSHTIT
Black-capped Chickadee (Less than 5 records)
Mountain Chickadee (Easily found)
Chestnut-backed Chickadee (Less than 5 records)
Juniper Titmouse (Very difficult to find)
Bushtit (Local or uncommon)
NUTHATCH, CREEPER
Red-breasted Nuthatch (Easily found)
White-breasted Nuthatch (Easily found)
Pygmy Nuthatch (Easily found)
Brown Creeper (Easily found)
WRENS, DIPPER
Rock Wren (Easily found)
Canyon Wren (Local or uncommon)
Bewick's Wren (Very difficult to find)
House Wren (Easily found)
Winter Wren (Local or uncommon)
Marsh Wren (Easily found)
American Dipper (Local or uncommon)
KINGLETS
Golden-crowned Kinglet (Easily found)
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Easily found)
GNATCATCHER
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Very difficult to find)
THRUSHES
Western Bluebird (Local or uncommon)
Mountain Bluebird (Easily found)
Townsend's Solitaire (Easily found)
Veery (Less than 5 records)
Swainson's Thrush (Very difficult to find)
Hermit Thrush (Easily found)
American Robin (Easily found)
Varied Thrush (Local or uncommon)
Townsend's Solitaire
Townsend's Solitaire
WRENTIT, MIMICS
Gray Catbird (Less than 5 records)
Northern Mockingbird (Rare; not found every year)
Sage Thrasher (Easily found)
Brown Thrasher (Less than 5 records)
PIPITS
American Pipit (Easily found)
WAXWINGS, STARLING
Bohemian Waxwing (Rare; not found every year)
Cedar Waxwing (Local or uncommon)
Phainopepla (Less than 5 records)
European Starling (Easily found)
WARBLERS
Tennessee Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Orange-crowned Warbler (Easily found)
Nashville Warbler (Local or uncommon)
Virginia's Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Northern Parula (Less than 5 records)
Yellow Warbler (Easily found)
Chestnut-sided Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Magnolia Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Black-throated Blue Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Easily found)
Black-throated Gray Warbler (Very difficult to find)
Townsend's Warbler (Local or uncommon)
Hermit Warbler (Rare; not found every year)
Palm Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Bay-breasted Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Blackpoll Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Black-and-White Warbler (Less than 5 records)
American Redstart (Rare; not found every year)
Prothonotary Warbler (Less than 5 records)
Ovenbird (Less than 5 records)
Northern Waterthrush (Less than 5 records)
Kentucky Warbler (Less than 5 records)
MacGillivray's Warbler (Easily found)
Common Yellowthroat (Easily found)
Wilson's Warbler (Easily found)
Yellow-breasted Chat (Very difficult to find)
TANAGERS
Summer Tanager (Less than 5 records)
Scarlet Tanager (Less than 5 records)
Western Tanager (Easily found)
SPARROWS
Green-tailed Towhee (Easily found)
Spotted Towhee (Easily found)
American Tree Sparrow (Very difficult to find)
Brewer's Sparrow (Easily found)
Vesper Sparrow (Easily found)
Lark Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
Black-throated Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
Sage Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
Savannah Sparrow (Easily found)
Grasshopper Sparrow (Less than 5 records)
Fox Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
Song Sparrow (Easily found)
Lincoln's Sparrow (Easily found)
Swamp Sparrow (Less than 5 records)
White-throated Sparrow (Very difficult to find)
Golden-crowned Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
White-crowned Sparrow (Local or uncommon)
Harris' Sparrow (Rare; not found every year)
Dark-eyed Junco (Easily found)
White Crowned Sparrow
White Crowned Sparrow
LONGSPUR, BUNTINGS
Lapland Longspur (Rare; not found every year)
Snow Bunting (Rare; not found every year)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Easily found)
Lazuli Bunting (Local or uncommon)
Indigo Bunting (Less than 5 records)
BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES
Bobolink (Rare; not found every year)
Red-winged Blackbird (Easily found)
Tricolored Blackbird (Rare; not found every year)
Western Meadowlark (Easily found)
Yellow-headed Blackbird (Easily found)
Brewer's Blackbird (Easily found)
Common Grackle (Less than 5 records)
Brown-headed Cowbird (Easily found)
Baltimore Oriole (Less than 5 records)
Bullock's Oriole (Easily found)
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
FINCHES
Gray-crowned Rosy Finch (Very difficult to find)
Pine Grosbeak (Less than 5 records)
Purple Finch (Very difficult to find)
Cassin's Finch (Easily found)
House Finch (Easily found)
Red Crossbill (Easily found)
Common Redpoll (Rare; not found every year)
Pine Siskin (Local or uncommon)
Lesser Goldfinch (Local or uncommon)
American Goldfinch (Local or uncommon)
Evening Grosbeak (Easily found)
American Goldfinch
American Goldfinch
WEAVER FINCH
House Sparrow (Easily found)