Reed College Canyon

Canyon Resources

Winter Bird Species Likely to be Found in the Reed College - Crystal Springs Garden and Canyon Area

by Dave DeSante

The following list was compiled by Dave DeSante, a Reed faculty member, in 1976.

This list is being published as a historical reference.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

? = irregular in occurrence during winter;
* = regular species likely to be found in the Reed Canyon

Horned Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe *
European Wigeon
American Widgeon*
Wood duck
Ring-necked duck
Lesser scampk
Ruddy duck
American Coot*

Red-tailed Hawk
Sharp-skinned Hawk
American Kestrel?

Ring-necked pheasant

Glaucous-winged Gull
California Gull
Ring-billed Gull?
New Gull

Rock Dove

Screech Owl*
Great Horned Owl
Pigmy Owl*

Belted Kingfisher*
Common (red-shafted) Flicker*
Downy Woodpecker*
Stellar's Jay*
Scrub Jay*
Black-capped Chickadee*
Chestnut-backed Chickadee*
Common Crow*
Winter Wren*
Bewick's Wren*
American Robin*
Varied Thrush*
Golden-crowned Kinglet*
Ruby-crowned Kinglet*
Cedar Waxwing?
Yellow-rumped (Audobon's) Warbler?
House Sparrow
Red-Winged Blackbird
Evening Grosbeak
Purple Finch*
House Finch
Pine Siskin*
American Goldfinch
Rufous-sided Towhee*
Dark-eyed (Oregon) Junco*
Goldern Crowned Sparrow*
Fox Sparrow*
Song Sparrow*
White-throated Sparrow
Yellow-bellied (red-breasted) Sapsucker