Passeriformes II

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Passeriformes II
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    • Black-capped Chickadee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Paridae
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    • Solid black cap and throat
    • White cheeks
    • Grey back, wings, tail
    • --
    • Habitat: riparian woodland
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    • Mountain Chickadee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Paridae
    • --
    • Black cap, throat
    • White cheeks
    • White supercilium
    • Grey back, wings, tail
    • --
    • Habitat: montane, coniferous forests
    • Song: "cheese-bur-ger"
    • Chesnut-backed Chickadee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Paridae
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    • Dark brown-black cap and throat
    • Slightly narrower white cheeks
    • Back rufous
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests, riparian woodlands
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    • Oak Titmouse
    • Order: Passseriformes
    • Family: Paridae
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    • Pointed crest
    • Plain brownish-grey upper and underparts
    • --
    • Habitat: Oak woodlands
    • Verdin
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Remizidae
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    • Grey uppers and unders
    • Yellow face
    • Rufous wing patch
    • --
    • Habitat: Desert scrub
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    • Bushtit (male)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Aegithalidae
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    • Plain grey upper and underparts
    • Males: Brown iris
    • Females: yellow-white iris
    • Small
    • --
    • Habitat: scrub and woodland
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    • Bushtit (female)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Aegithalidae
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    • Plain grey upper and underparts
    • Males: Brown iris
    • Females: yellow-white iris
    • Small
    • --
    • Habitat: scrub and woodland
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    • Red-breasted Nuthatch
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Sittidae
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    • Bluish-grey upperparts
    • Rufous underparts
    • Dark crown w/ white supercilium
    • Dark eye-line
    • --
    • Habitat: coniferous forest
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    • White-breasted Nuthatch
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Sittidae
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    • Dark grey/black crown
    • White face and breast
    • Blue-grey back
    • Rusty undertail coverts
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    • Habitat: Woodlands
    • Pygmy Nuthatch
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Sittidae
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    • Blue-grey upper parts
    • White underparts
    • Grey-brown crown w/ dark eye line
    • White cheeks
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Brown Creeper
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Certhiidae
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    • Dark brown uppers streaked w/ white
    • White underparts
    • Whitish supercilium
    • Long stiff tail
    • Thin curved bill
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Cactus Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Brownish uppers w/ white streaks on back
    • White supercilium
    • --
    • Habitat: Desert scrub
    • Rock Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Greyish uppers, speckled w/ black
    • Camouflage for rocks
    • Cinnamon rump
    • Habitat: rock outcrops
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    • Canyon Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Canyon-colored upperparts
    • Rufous tail, black barring
    • White throat and breast
    • --
    • Habitat: Inland cliffs
    • Song: falling down canyon
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    • Bewick's Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Brown-grey uppers
    • White underparts
    • Conspicuous white supercilium
    • Long tail w/ barred retrices
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    • Habitat: Scrub, woodland habitats
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    • House Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Brown-grey upperparts
    • Light grey underparts
    • Faint supercilium
    • Barring on flanks, tail, wings
    • Lack of bold markings
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    • Habitat: Riparian and oak woodlands
    • Pacific Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Dark-med brown upperparts and underparts
    • Paler supercilium and throat
    • Dark barring on wings, tail, & underparts
    • Very short tail
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forest
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    • Marsh Wren
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Troglodytidae
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    • Upperparts cinnamon brown
    • White underparts
    • Black triangle on back w/ white stripes
    • Brown to black crown
    • Bold whitish supercilium
    • Barred tail and wings
    • --
    • Habitat: Fresh or saltwater marshes
    • American Dipper
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Cinclidae
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    • Dark grey overall
    • Short wings and tail
    • --
    • Habitat: rivers and streams
    • Golden-crowned Kinglet
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Regulidae
    • --
    • Olive upperparts w/ paler underparts
    • Two white wing bars
    • Yellow crown patch bordered by black stripes
    • White supercilium
    • Male: concealed orange crown feathers
    • --
    • Habitat: subalpine coniferous forests
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    • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Regulidae
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    • Olive green upperparts w/ paler underparts
    • Two white wing bars, w/ dark area below 2nd wing bar
    • Broken white eye ring
    • Males: concealed red crown patch
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests, more varied in winter
    • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Polioptilidae
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    • Blue-gray uppers w/ lighter unders
    • Outer retrices w/ extensive white patches
    • Male: Blk forehead in alt
    • Female: brownish
    • --
    • Habitat: Riparian and oak woodlands
    • Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Polioptilidae
    • --
    • Gray upperparts w/ paler underparts
    • Long black graduated tail, underside mostly black (moderate)
    • Male: black cap in alt plumage, black streak over eye in basic
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    • Habitat: desert scrub
    • California Gnatcatcher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Polioptilidae
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    • Gray-brown plumage overall
    • Long, black graduated tail (most black)
    • Outer 2 retrices w/ narrow white edging
    • Males have black cap in alt.
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    • Habitat: Coastal sage scrub
    • Fed. Threatened Species
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    • Hermit Thrush
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Olive-brown uppers
    • Rufous rump and tail
    • White underparts
    • Large, round black spotting
    • --
    • Habitat: Forests and woodlands
    • Swainson's Thrush
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Olive-brown upperparts
    • Triangular spotting on breast
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • Mountain Bluebird
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Sky-blue coloring
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    • Habitat: Oak woodlands and grasslands
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    • Western Bluebird
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Blue upper
    • Chesnut breast
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    • Habitat: Woodlands and forests, grasslands, ag fields
    • Townsend's Solitaire
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
    • --
    • Plain grey overall
    • White on outer retrices
    • --
    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
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    • American Robin
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Habitat: forests and woodlands, grassy lawns and parks
    • Song: "cheer up cheerily"
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    • Varied Thrush
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Turdidae
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    • Bright orange supercilium
    • Grey breastband
    • --
    • Habitat: Coastal coniferous forests
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    • Wrentit
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Sylviidae
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    • Greyish-brown uppers
    • Paler pinkish unders
    • Faint supercilium
    • Iris grey-maroon
    • --
    • Habitat: Chaparral
    • Sage Thrasher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Mimidae
    • --
    • Brownish-grey uppers
    • Brown-streaked white underparts
    • White wing bars
    • White supercilium
    • --
    • Habitat: Sagebrush shrub-steppe
    • Smallest thrasher
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    • Northern Mockingbird
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Mimidae
    • --
    • Gray to grey-brown upperparts
    • White wing bars
    • Large white wing-patch visible in flight
    • Thin, dark eyeline
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    • Habitat: Parklands and surburban areas w/ short grass
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    • California Thrasher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Mimidae
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    • Plain brown upper w/ buffy unders
    • Orange undertail coverts
    • Buffy supercilium
    • Decurved blackish bill
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    • Habitat: Chaparral
    • Song: sounds like it's thrashing around
    • Le Conte's Thrasher
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Mimidae
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    • Sandy uppers
    • No streaks on unders
    • No wing bars
    • No patterning on head
    • Decurved bill
    • --
    • Habitat: Desert scrub

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