Reed College Canyon

Canyon Resources

Birds, Mammals & Marsupials Viewed on or over Reed College Campus, May 1990 - October 1995


by Jess Kimball

The following list was compiled by Jess Kimball, a neighbor who kept a record of the wildlife he saw in the Reed Canyon.

This article is being published as a historical reference. Some information may no longer be current.

 

GROUP SPECIES
GREBES Pied-Billed Grebe
HERONS Great Blue Heron
Green Backed Heron
WATERFOWL

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
American Wigeon
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Ruddy Duck

VULTURES Turkey Vulture
HAWKS

Sharp-Shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Red-Tailed Hawk
American Kestrel

RAILS American Coot
PLOVERS Killdeer
GULLS Western Gull
PIGEONS, DOVES

Band-Tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove

OWLS Western Screech Owl
Great Horned Owl
GOATSUCKERS Common Nighthawk
SWIFTS Vaux's Swift
HUMMINGBIRDS Rufous Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS

Downy Woodpecker
Common Flicker

FLYCATCHERS

Olive-Sided Flycatcher
Pacific Slope Flycatcher

SWALLOWS

Tree Swallow
Violet-Green Swallow
Barn Swallow

JAYS, CROWS

Steller's Jay
Scrub Jay
American Crow

CHICKADEES

Black-Capped Chickadee
Chestnut-Backed Chickadee

BUSHTIT Bushtit
NUTHATCHES Red-Breasted Nuthatch
WRENS Bewick's Wren
THRUSHES

Golden-Crowned Kinglet
Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
Swainson's Thrush
American Robin
Varied Thrush

WAXWINGS

Cedar Waxwing

STARLINGS

European Starling

VIREOS Warbling Vireo
WOOD WARBLERS

Yellow Warbler
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Black & White Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Townsend's Warbler
McGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler

TANAGERS Western Tanager
GROSBEAKS, ETC.

Black-Headed Grosbeak
Lazuli Bunting

SPARROWS

Rufous-Sided Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Golden-Crowned Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
White-Throated Sparrow
White-Crowned Sparrow
Dark-Eyed Junco

BLACKBIRDS

Red-Winged Blackbird
Brown-Headed Cowbird

FINCHES

House Finch
Pine Siskin
American Goldfinch
Evening Grosbeak
House Sparrow

MAMMALS

Beaver
Muskrat
Nutria
Raccoon
Squirrel
Mole
Shrew
Rabbit
Bat

MARSUPIALS

Oppossum