Picture Gallery, Local Species

Helpful pictures in species identification

Marbled Godwit, Fields Landing, 2014 January
Marbled Godwits
Marbled Godwit
Marbled Godwit on a Monterey Bay beach
Marbled Godwits with a WIllet
Willet at Fields Landing, 2014 January
A Whimbrel
Whimbrel
Sanderlings  on a Monterey Bay beach
Long-billed Curlew  on a Monterey Bay beach
Long-billed Curlew
Long-billed Curlew, Arcata Marsh, 2012 August
Greater Yellowlegs, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Black Turnstone, Humboldt Bay, 2014 January
Short-billed Dowitcher, Arcata Marsh, 2014 February
Western Sandpiper, Humboldt Bay 2014 February
Least and Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper taken by Gary Bloomfield
Western Gull,  Humboldt, 2012 January
Western Gull, Samoa,  2011 January
Western Gull, Samoa, 2010 August
Heerman’s Gull, Manila, 2012 September
A Juvenile Heermann's Gull on a Monterey Bay beach
Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
A Snowy Egret near Elkhorn Slough
Great Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Great Egret,  Arcata Marsh 2011, December
Brown Pelican
Pelagic Cormorant, Samoa, 2014 December
Black Oystercatcher
Male Bufflehead, HBWR, 2015 January
American Coot at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
Clark’s/Western Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Eared Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December
Horned Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
Greater Scaup, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
North American Ruddy Duck, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
American Green-Winged Teal, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Cinnamon Teal at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Gadwall, Arcata Marsh, 2014 October
A Red-breasted Merganser at Lake Tahoe in March
Northern Pintail, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
Northern Shovellor, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
This poor Surf Scoter was not doing so well.
American Wigeon,  at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Short-ear Owl
Northern Saw-whet Owl
Cooper’s Hawk at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January
Peregrine Falcon, Humobldt, 2012 April
Northern Harrier, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Pine Siskin, Lanphere, 2012 June
Evening Grosbeak
Black-headed Grosbeak
Varied Thrush, Eureka, 2015 January
Golden-crowned Sparrow, , Arcata Marsh, 2014 December
Song Sparrow, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Song Sparrow, Humboldt, 2014 February
White-crowned Sparrow, HBWR, 2015 January
A Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco
Dark-eyed Junco, Oregon Junco, Eureka, 2014 December
Myrtle Warbler, Humboldt, 2014 February
Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March
House Finch, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December
House Finch Arcata, 2014 May
Mourning Dove, Manila 2011, July
Cliff Swallow,  Lanphere, 2013 June
American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January
American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January
Red-breasted Sapsucker
Pileated Woodpecker
Gray Jay, Canada Jay, Patricks Point, 2013 December
Common Raven at Patricks Point,  2012 April
American Crow at Trinidad

Marbled Godwit, Fields Landing, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Marbled Godwits

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Marbled Godwit

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Marbled Godwit on a Monterey Bay beach

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Marbled Godwits with a WIllet

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Willet at Fields Landing, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

A Whimbrel

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Whimbrel

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Sanderlings on a Monterey Bay beach

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Long-billed Curlew on a Monterey Bay beach

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Long-billed Curlew

Elk River Mouth. Photos by Bob Brown

Long-billed Curlew, Arcata Marsh, 2012 August

Photograph by David Price

Greater Yellowlegs, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Black Turnstone, Humboldt Bay, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Short-billed Dowitcher, Arcata Marsh, 2014 February

Photograph by David Price

Western Sandpiper, Humboldt Bay 2014 February

Photograph by David Price

Least and Western Sandpiper

Photo by Jose Quezada

Least Sandpiper taken by Gary Bloomfield

Western Gull, Humboldt, 2012 January

Photograph by David Price

Western Gull, Samoa, 2011 January

Photograph by David Price

Western Gull, Samoa, 2010 August

Photograph by David Price

Heerman’s Gull, Manila, 2012 September

Photograph by David Price

A Juvenile Heermann's Gull on a Monterey Bay beach

Photo by Cathy Mayer

"Egret Party" at Arcata Marsh by Jose Quezada

Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

A Snowy Egret near Elkhorn Slough

Photo by Cathy Mayer

Great Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Great Egret, Arcata Marsh 2011, December

Photograph by David Price

Brown Pelican

Photo by Jose Quezada

Pelagic Cormorant, Samoa, 2014 December

Photograph by David Price

Black Oystercatcher

Photos by Bob Brown A couple more Trinidad, photo by Bob Brown

Male Bufflehead, HBWR, 2015 January

Photograph by David Price

American Coot at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Clark’s/Western Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Eared Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December

Photograph by David Price

Horned Grebe

Photograph by David Price

Pied-billed Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Greater Scaup, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

North American Ruddy Duck, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

American Green-Winged Teal, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Cinnamon Teal at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Gadwall, Arcata Marsh, 2014 October

Photograph by David Price

A Red-breasted Merganser at Lake Tahoe in March

Photos by Cathy Mayer

Northern Pintail, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Northern Shovellor, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

This poor Surf Scoter was not doing so well.

Photo by Cathy Mayer

American Wigeon, at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Short-ear Owl

V St Loop, Arcata, photo by Bob Brown

Northern Saw-whet Owl

Photo by David Howell

Cooper’s Hawk at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January

Photograph by David Price

Peregrine Falcon, Humobldt, 2012 April

Photograph by David Price

Northern Harrier, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Pine Siskin, Lanphere, 2012 June

Photograph by David Price

Evening Grosbeak

Arcata-local feeder, photo by Bob Brown

Black-headed Grosbeak

McKinleyville, photo by Bob Brown

Varied Thrush, Eureka, 2015 January

Photograph by David Price

Golden-crowned Sparrow, , Arcata Marsh, 2014 December

Photograph by David Price

Song Sparrow, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Song Sparrow, Humboldt, 2014 February

Photograph by David Price

White-crowned Sparrow, HBWR, 2015 January

Photograph by David Price

A Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco

Photo by Justin Pearson

Dark-eyed Junco, Oregon Junco, Eureka, 2014 December

Photograph by David Price

Myrtle Warbler, Humboldt, 2014 February

Photograph by David Price

Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March

Photograph by David Price

House Finch, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December

Photograph by David Price

House Finch Arcata, 2014 May

Photograph by David Price

Mourning Dove, Manila 2011, July

Photograph by David Price

Cliff Swallow, Lanphere, 2013 June

Photograph by David Price

American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January

Photograph by David Price

American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January

Photograph by David Price

Red-breasted Sapsucker

West End Road. Photos by Bob Brown

Pileated Woodpecker

BL Hatchery, photo by Bob Brown

Gray Jay, Canada Jay, Patricks Point, 2013 December

Photograph by David Price

Common Raven at Patricks Point, 2012 April

Photograph by David Price

American Crow at Trinidad

Photograph by David Price

Marbled Godwit, Fields Landing, 2014 January thumbnail
Marbled Godwits thumbnail
Marbled Godwit thumbnail
Marbled Godwit on a Monterey Bay beach thumbnail
Marbled Godwits with a WIllet thumbnail
Willet at Fields Landing, 2014 January thumbnail
A Whimbrel thumbnail
Whimbrel thumbnail
Sanderlings  on a Monterey Bay beach thumbnail
Long-billed Curlew  on a Monterey Bay beach thumbnail
Long-billed Curlew thumbnail
Long-billed Curlew, Arcata Marsh, 2012 August thumbnail
Greater Yellowlegs, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Black Turnstone, Humboldt Bay, 2014 January thumbnail
Short-billed Dowitcher, Arcata Marsh, 2014 February thumbnail
Western Sandpiper, Humboldt Bay 2014 February thumbnail
Least and Western Sandpiper thumbnail
Least Sandpiper taken by Gary Bloomfield thumbnail
Western Gull,  Humboldt, 2012 January thumbnail
Western Gull, Samoa,  2011 January thumbnail
Western Gull, Samoa, 2010 August thumbnail
Heerman’s Gull, Manila, 2012 September thumbnail
A Juvenile Heermann's Gull on a Monterey Bay beach thumbnail
Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Snowy Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
A Snowy Egret near Elkhorn Slough thumbnail
Great Egret, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Great Egret,  Arcata Marsh 2011, December thumbnail
Brown Pelican thumbnail
Pelagic Cormorant, Samoa, 2014 December thumbnail
Black Oystercatcher thumbnail
Male Bufflehead, HBWR, 2015 January thumbnail
American Coot at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
Clark’s/Western Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Eared Grebe, Black-necked Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December thumbnail
Horned Grebe thumbnail
Pied-billed Grebe, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
Greater Scaup, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
North American Ruddy Duck, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
American Green-Winged Teal, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Cinnamon Teal at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Gadwall, Arcata Marsh, 2014 October thumbnail
A Red-breasted Merganser at Lake Tahoe in March thumbnail
Northern Pintail, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
Northern Shovellor, Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
This poor Surf Scoter was not doing so well. thumbnail
American Wigeon,  at the Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Short-ear Owl thumbnail
Northern Saw-whet Owl thumbnail
Cooper’s Hawk at the Arcata Marsh, 2014 January thumbnail
Peregrine Falcon, Humobldt, 2012 April thumbnail
Northern Harrier, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Pine Siskin, Lanphere, 2012 June thumbnail
Evening Grosbeak thumbnail
Black-headed Grosbeak thumbnail
Varied Thrush, Eureka, 2015 January thumbnail
Golden-crowned Sparrow, , Arcata Marsh, 2014 December thumbnail
Song Sparrow, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Song Sparrow, Humboldt, 2014 February thumbnail
White-crowned Sparrow, HBWR, 2015 January thumbnail
A Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco thumbnail
Dark-eyed Junco, Oregon Junco, Eureka, 2014 December thumbnail
Myrtle Warbler, Humboldt, 2014 February thumbnail
Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
Marsh Wren, Arcata Marsh, 2015 March thumbnail
House Finch, Arcata Marsh, 2014 December thumbnail
House Finch Arcata, 2014 May thumbnail
Mourning Dove, Manila 2011, July thumbnail
Cliff Swallow,  Lanphere, 2013 June thumbnail
American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January thumbnail
American Robin, HBWR, 2015 January thumbnail
Red-breasted Sapsucker thumbnail
Pileated Woodpecker thumbnail
Gray Jay, Canada Jay, Patricks Point, 2013 December thumbnail
Common Raven at Patricks Point,  2012 April thumbnail
American Crow at Trinidad thumbnail