Passeriformes III

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Passeriformes III
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    • European Starling
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Sturnidae
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    • Dark, glossy plumage w. purplish/greenish iridescence¬†
    • Speckled in alt (winter)
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    • Habitat: Generalist
    • American Pipit
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Motacillidae
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    • Grey-brown upperparts
    • Buffy underparts
    • May be heavily streaked underneath
    • Slender, short, straight bill
    • Pale supercilium
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    • Habitat: Marshes and grasslands
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    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Bombycillidae
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    • Habitat: Woodlands and forests
    • Phainopepla (male)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Pitiliogonatidae
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    • Male: Glossy black w/ white wing patch on primaries
    • Female: Dark grey, w/ pale grey edging on wing feather
    • Ragged, crested head
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    • Habitat: Riparian and oak woodlands
    • Phainopepla (female)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Pitiliogonatidae
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    • Male: Glossy black w/ white wing patch on primaries
    • Female: Dark grey, w/ pale grey edging on wing feather
    • Ragged, crested head
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    • Habitat: Riparian and oak woodlands
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    • Orange-crowned Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Upperparts plain dusky olive-grene
    • Underparts greenish-yellow, faintly streaked
    • No wing bars
    • Concealed brownish-orange patch on crown
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    • Habitat: Woodlands, chaparral
    • Nashville Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Upperparts olive green w/ grey head
    • Bright yellow unders w/ white abdomen
    • Yellow undertail coverts
    • No wing bars
    • Crown w/ rufous patch
    • Sharply, pointed bill
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    • Habitat: forests
    • Lucy's Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Upperparts uniformly grey
    • White undertail coverts
    • No wing bars
    • Reddish crown and rump patch
    • Pale eyeline
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • MacGillivray's Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Olive uppers
    • Yellow underparts
    • Gray hood
    • No wing bars
    • Bold white eye-arcs
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    • Habitat: Dense riparian woodlands
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    • Common Yellowthroat (male)
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Olive upperparts
    • Yellow throat
    • Whitish breast
    • No wing bars
    • Males: black mask like a cutthroat
    • Female: no mask, dull yellow unders
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    • Habitat: Marshes, riparian woodlands
    • Yellow Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Yellow everywhere
    • Males: chestnut streaking on breast
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    • Habitat: riparian woodlands
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    • Yellow-rumped Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Grey uppers
    • White unders w/ black streaks
    • Dark cheek
    • Blonde beard = blonde rump
    • 2 white wing bars
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    • Habitat: coniferous forests
    • Black-throated Gray Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Upperparts gray w/ black streaks
    • Underparts white w/ black streaks
    • Dark crown, cheek patch, white stripes
    • Small yellow spot on lores
    • 2 white wing bars
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Townsend's Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Yellow breast & flank w/ black streaks
    • Dark crown and cheek patch bordered by yellow stripes
    • 2 white wing bars
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Hermit Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Yellow head
    • Black beard
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • May hybridize with Townshend's
    • Wilson's Warbler
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Plain olive, yellow body
    • Black cap
    • No wing bars
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    • Habitat: riparian woodlands
    • Yellow-breasted Chat
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Parulidae
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    • Upperparts greyish
    • Throat and breast yellow
    • White spectacles
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    • Habitat: Scrub, forests, woodlands
    • Green-tailed Towhee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Olive-green uppers
    • Bright greenish-yellow wings and tail
    • Grey head and breast
    • Rufous crown
    • White throat
    • Long tail
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    • Habitat: Scrub and woodland habitats
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    • Spotted Towhee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Habitat: Scrub and woodland habitats
    • Rufous-crowned Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Gray overall
    • Rufous crown, eye stripe, streaks and spots on back and upper wings
    • Pale grey supercilium
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    • Habitat: Grasslands
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    • California Towhee
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Grey-brown overall
    • Cinnamon undertail coverts
    • Long tail
    • Stout bill
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    • Habitat: chaparral, riparian woodlands
    • *CA/Fed Threatened
    • Chipping Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brown streaked wings and back
    • Grey nape, rump, and unstreaked breast
    • 2 pale wing bars
    • Rufous crown
    • Pale supercilium and dark eye line
    • Long, notched tail
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests
    • Brewer's Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brown streaky bird
    • Face bordered by darker lines
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    • Habitat: Chaparral, sagebrush steppe
    • Black-chinned Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brown streaked wings and back
    • Grey head and rump
    • Black chin, lores, throat
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    • Habitat: Chaparral
    • Vesper Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Whitish with a lot of brown streaking
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    • Habitat: Grasslands
    • Lark Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Distinctive harlequin face patterning
    • Bold brown spot on white breast
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    • Habitat: Grasslands
    • Black-throated Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Black beard
    • White supercilium and malar
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    • Habitat: Desert scrub
    • Bell's Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Crappy specimen
    • Dark breast spot
    • White malar stripe bordered by dark lateral throat stripe
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    • Habitat: Chaparral
    • CA/Fed. Threatened
    • Savannah Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brown and streaky
    • Looks like it could camouflage in savannah grass
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    • Habitat: Grasslands and marshes
    • CA Endangered
    • Grasshopper Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Greyish-brown patterned back
    • Median crown stripe
    • Buffy face and unders
    • Yellow supraloral spot
    • Short tail, very pointed retrices
    • Large bill
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    • Habitat: Grasslands
    • Fox Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brown to grey upperparts w/ slightly redder wings and tail
    • White underparts w/ large triangular spots
    • No wing bars
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodland, chaparral
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    • Song Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brownish-grey streaked upperparts
    • Coarse dark streaks converge into central spot
    • Broad grey supercilium
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    • Habitat: Marshes, scrub, ¬†brushy woodlands
    • Lincoln's Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Brownish-grey, finely streaked upperparts
    • Buffy breast band w/ fine streaks
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
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    • White-crowned Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Black and white crown stripes
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    • Habitat: Grasslands, scrub, and brushy woodlands
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    • Golden-crowned Sparrow
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Gold forecrown bordered by black
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    • Habitat: Riparian woodlands
    • Dark-eyed Junco
    • Order: Passeriformes
    • Family: Emberizidae
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    • Executioner's hood
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    • Habitat: Coniferous forests

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