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Big Year 2018 - Stanislaus County

STA website html The Stanislaus Audubon Society is once again promoting a Big Year birding event for 2018. We will post on this page the first sighting for each bird species observed in Stanislaus County. Also, whenever possible we will also post a photograph for each species. To visit the eBird list of first sightings for the year, follow THIS LINK and click on the First Seen button.

Anatidae - Ducks, Geese, and Swans

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 *Fulvous Whistling-Duck    
 *Emperor Goose    
 Snow Goose    
 Ross's Goose    
 Greater Wht-fronted Goose    
 *Brant    
 Cackling Goose    
 Canada Goose    
 *Trumpeter Swan    
 Tundra Swan    
 Wood Duck    
 Blue-winged Teal    
 Cinnamon Teal    
 Northern Shoveler    
 Gadwall    
 Eurasian Wigeon    
 American Wigeon    
 Mallard    
 Northern Pintail    
 Green-winged Teal    
 Canvasback    
 Redhead    
 Ring-necked Duck    
 *Tufted Duck    
 *Greater Scaup    
 Lesser Scaup    
 *Surf Scoter    
 *White-winged Scoter    
 *Long-tailed Duck    
 Bufflehead    
 Common Goldeneye    
 *Barrow's Goldeneye    
 Hooded Merganser    
 Common Merganser    
 *Red-breasted Merganser    
 Ruddy Duck    

Odontophoridae - New World Quail

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 California Quail    

Phasianidae - Partridges, Grouse, Turkeys, and Old World Quail

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Wild Turkey    
  Ring-necked Pheasant    

Podicipedidae - Grebes

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Pied-billed Grebe    
 Horned Grebe    
 *Red-necked Grebe    
 Eared Grebe    
 Western Grebe    
 Clark's Grebe    

Columbidae - Pigeons and Doves

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Rock Pigeon    
 *Band-tailed Pigeon    
 Eurasian Collared-Dove    
 *White-winged Dove    
 Mourning Dove    

Cuculidae - Cuckoos, Roadrunners, and Anis

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 *Yellow-billed Cuckoo    
 Greater Roadrunner    

Caprimulgidae - Nightjars

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Lesser Nighthawk    
 Common Poorwill    

Apodidae - Swifts

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Black Swift    
  Vaux's Swift    
  White-throated Swift    

Trochilidae - Hummingbirds

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Black-chinned Hummingbird    
  Anna's Hummingbird    
  Costa's Hummingbird *    
  Rufous Hummingbird    
  Allen's Hummingbird *    
  Calliope Hummingbird    

Rallidae - Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Virginia Rail    
 Sora    
 Common Gallinule    
 American Coot    

Gruidae - Cranes

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Sandhill Crane    

Recurvirostridae - Stilts and Avocets

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Black-necked Stilt    
 American Avocet    

Charadriidae - Lapwings and Plovers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Black-bellied Plover    
  American Golden-Plover **    
  Pacific Golden-Plover *    
  Snowy Plover CSC    
  Semipalmated Plover    
  Killdeer    
  Mountain Plover    

Scolopacidae - Sandpipers, Phalaropes, and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Whimbrel    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Red Phalarope **    

Stercorariidae - Skuas and Jaegers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Parasitic Jaeger **    
 Long-tailed Jaeger **    

Laridae - Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Sabine’s Gull **    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Forster’s Tern    

Gaviidae - Loons

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Pacific Loon **    
 Common Loon    

Phalacrocoracidae - Cormorants

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Double-crested Cormorant    

Pelecanidae - Pelicans

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 American White Pelican    
 Brown Pelican **    

Ardeidae - Herons, Bitterns, and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 American Bittern    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Black-crowned Night-Heron    

Threskiornithidae - Ibises and Spoonbills

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 White-faced Ibis    

Cathartidae - New World Vultures

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Turkey Vulture    
 California Condor **    

Pandionidae - Ospreys

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Osprey    

Accipitridae - Hawks, Kites, Eagles, and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 White-tailed Kite    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Golden Eagle    

Tytonidae - Barn Owls

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Barn Owl    

Strigidae - Typical Owls

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Western Screech-Owl    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Northern Saw-whet Owl **    

Alcedinidae - Kingfishers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Belted Kingfisher    

Picidae - Woodpeckers and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Lewis’s Woodpecker    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Northern Flicker    

Falconidae - Caracaras and Falcons

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 American Kestrel    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Prairie Falcon    

Tyrannidae - Tyrant Flycatchers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Olive-sided Flycatcher    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Eastern Kingbird **    

Laniidae - Shrikes

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Loggerhead Shrike    
 Northern Shrike **    

Vireonidae - Vireos

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 White-eyed Vireo **    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Warbling Vireo    

Corvidae - Crows and Jays

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Pinyon Jay    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Common Raven    

Alaudidae - Larks

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Horned Lark    

Hirundinidae - Swallows

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Purple Martin **    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Barn Swallow    

Paridae - Chickadees and Titmice

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Chestnut-backed Chickadee    
 Oak Titmouse    

Aegithalidae - Bushtits

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Bushtit    

Sittidae - Nuthatches

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Red-breasted Nuthatch    
 White-breasted Nuthatch    

Certhiidae - Creepers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Brown Creeper    

Troglodytidae - Wrens

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Rock Wren    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Bewick’s Wren    

Polioptilidae - Gnatcatchers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher    

Cinclidae - Dippers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 American Dipper    

Regulidae - Kinglets

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Golden-crowned Kinglet    
 Ruby-crowned Kinglet    

Sylviidae - Sylviid Warblers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Wrentit    

Turdidae - Thrushes

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Western Bluebird    
 American Avocet    
 Black-necked Stilt    
 Black-necked Stilt    
 Black-necked Stilt    
 Black-necked Stilt    
 Varied Thrush    

Mimidae - Mockingbirds and Thrashers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Brown Thrasher **    
 California Thrasher    
 Sage Thrasher *    
 Northern Mockingbird    

Sturnidae - Starlings

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 European Starling    

Bombycillidae - Waxwings

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Bohemian Waxwing **    
 Cedar Waxwing    

Ptiliogonatidae - Silky-flycatchers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Phainopepla    

Passeridae - Old World Sparrows

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 House Sparrow    

Motacillidae - Pipits

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 American Pipit    

Fringillidae - Fringilline and Cardueline Finches and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Evening Grosbeak **    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Goldfinch    

Calcariidae - Longspurs

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Lapland Longspur *    
 Chestnut-collared Longspur *    

Passerellidae - New World Sparrows

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Green-tailed Towhee **    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Dark-eyed Junco    

Icteriidae - Yellow-breasted Chats

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
  Yellow-breasted Chat    

Icteridae - Blackbirds

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Yellow-headed Blackbird    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Black-necked Stilt    
 Great-tailed Grackle    

Parulidae - Wood-Warblers

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Northern Waterthrush    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 American Avocet    
 Wilson’s Warbler    

Cardinalidae - Cardinals and Allies

SEEN SPECIES DETAILS PHOTO/VIDEO
 Summer Tanager    
 Western Tanager    
 Rose-breasted Grosbeak    
 Black-headed Grosbeak    
 Blue Grosbeak    
 Lazuli Bunting    
 Indigo Bunting    
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