Coachella Valley Bird List 

On my recent trip to the Coachella Valley (in March 2012) I managed to see and photograph 76 different bird species. Here is a list of those species:

Canada Goose

American Wigeon


Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Ring-necked Duck

Lesser Scaup


Ruddy Duck

PIed-billed Grebe

Eared Grebe

Horned Grebe

Western Grebe

Double-crested Cormorant

American White Pelican

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Green Heorn

Turkey Vulture

Cooper's Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

American Kestrel


American Coot

Black-bellid Plover


Black-necked Stilt



Long-billed Dowitcher

Short-billed Dowitcher

Least Sandpiper

Bonaparte's Gull

Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

Herring Gull

Caspian Tern

Rock Pigeon

Eurasian Collared-Dove

Mourning Dove

Greater Roadrunner

Costa's Hummingbird

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

Belted Kingfisher

Black Pheobe

Say's Pheobe

Vermillion Flycatcher

Western Kingbird

Common Raven

Violet-green Swallow

Tree Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow


Cactus Wren

Marsh Wren

Western Bluebird

Sage Thrasher

Northern Mockingbird

European Starling


Yellow-rumped Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Orange-crowned Warbler

Wilson's Warbler

White-crowned Sparrow

 Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Brewer's Blackbird

Great-tailed Grackle

House Finch

Lesser Goldfinch

House Sparrow