Urban breeding birds of Sacramento, California, USA

Please indicate which bird species (listed below) breed every year in urban habitats within the city limits of Sacramento. Note that we are only interested in breeding; please do not select "yes" if the species only winters, migrates through, or visits, but does not breed, in your city.

Please note that not all urban breeding species are listed (only the focal species that we are studying), and many of the species listed may not breed in urban habitats.

"Urban habitats" include urban parks and ponds, and industrial, commercial, residential, and suburban areas, in addition to the downtown core, but do not include natural areas within the city (for example, wildlife preserves, conservation areas, or isolated patches of natural habitat).

If species have undergone a major decline recently (for example, Asian vultures, some aerial insectivores), please record the historical breeding status in your city.

All responses are anonymous; however, your are welcome to leave your name in the "Comments" section at the end. Responses are limited to one response per city per device. For more information on this study and links to surveys for other cities, please click here.

[Taxonomy and order follow the International Ornithological Congress, World Bird List (version 6.2) http://dx.doi.org/10.14344/IOC.ML.6.2]

Gadwall, Anas strepera

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* 1. Gadwall, Anas strepera

Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

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* 2. Mallard, Anas platyrhynchos

Cinnamon Teal, Anas cyanoptera

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* 3. Cinnamon Teal, Anas cyanoptera

Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata

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* 4. Northern Shoveler, Anas clypeata

Northern Pintail, Anas acuta

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* 5. Northern Pintail, Anas acuta

Redhead, Aythya americana

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* 6. Redhead, Aythya americana

Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias

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* 7. Great Blue Heron, Ardea herodias

Great Egret, Ardea alba

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* 8. Great Egret, Ardea alba

Snowy Egret, Egretta thula

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* 9. Snowy Egret, Egretta thula

Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura

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* 10. Turkey Vulture, Cathartes aura

Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii

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* 11. Cooper's Hawk, Accipiter cooperii

Red-shouldered Hawk, Buteo lineatus

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* 12. Red-shouldered Hawk, Buteo lineatus

Swainson's Hawk, Buteo swainsoni

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* 13. Swainson's Hawk, Buteo swainsoni

Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis

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* 14. Red-tailed Hawk, Buteo jamaicensis

Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus

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* 15. Killdeer, Charadrius vociferus

Eurasian Collared Dove, Streptopelia decaocto

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* 16. Eurasian Collared Dove, Streptopelia decaocto

Lesser Nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis

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* 17. Lesser Nighthawk, Chordeiles acutipennis

Anna's Hummingbird, Calypte anna

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* 18. Anna's Hummingbird, Calypte anna

Lewis's Woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis

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* 19. Lewis's Woodpecker, Melanerpes lewis

American Kestrel, Falco sparverius

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* 20. American Kestrel, Falco sparverius

Prairie Falcon, Falco mexicanus

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* 21. Prairie Falcon, Falco mexicanus

Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus

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* 22. Peregrine Falcon, Falco peregrinus

American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos

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* 23. American Crow, Corvus brachyrhynchos

Northern Raven (Common Raven), Corvus corax

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* 24. Northern Raven (Common Raven), Corvus corax

Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor

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* 25. Tree Swallow, Tachycineta bicolor

Violet-green Swallow, Tachycineta thalassina

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* 26. Violet-green Swallow, Tachycineta thalassina

House Wren, Troglodytes aedon

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* 27. House Wren, Troglodytes aedon

European Starling (Common Starling), Sturnus vulgaris

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* 28. European Starling (Common Starling), Sturnus vulgaris

Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicana

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* 29. Western Bluebird, Sialia mexicana

House Sparrow, Passer domesticus

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* 30. House Sparrow, Passer domesticus

House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus

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* 31. House Finch, Haemorhous mexicanus

American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis

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* 32. American Goldfinch, Spinus tristis

Lesser Goldfinch, Spinus psaltria

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* 33. Lesser Goldfinch, Spinus psaltria

Yellow Warbler, Setophaga aestiva

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* 34. Yellow Warbler, Setophaga aestiva

Tricolored Blackbird, Agelaius tricolor

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* 35. Tricolored Blackbird, Agelaius tricolor

Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus

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* 36. Red-winged Blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus

Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia

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* 37. Song Sparrow, Melospiza melodia

Please rate your knowledge of the breeding birds of Sacramento from 1 (you know the city's birds a little bit) to 5 (you know the city's birds very well).

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* 38. Please rate your knowledge of the breeding birds of Sacramento from 1 (you know the city's birds a little bit) to 5 (you know the city's birds very well).

Please include any additional comments here (optional).
If you would like to hear about the results of this study, please leave your contact information. Note that the study may take a year or two to complete. Thank you!!

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* 39. Please include any additional comments here (optional).
If you would like to hear about the results of this study, please leave your contact information. Note that the study may take a year or two to complete. Thank you!!

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