Neighborhood birds

We recently moved from our apartment to a small rental house on a quiet street about a mile away. We’re enjoying the diversity of birds we’ve seen at our new locale, almost twice as many in this month of May than one whole year at the apartment.

Apartment, May 2010 to May 2011 (12 species):

American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Black-headed Grosbeak
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Dark-eyed Junco
House Sparrow
Northern Flicker
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-tailed Hawk
Spotted Towhee
Stellar’s Jay
Western Scrub-Jay

House, month of May 2011 (23 species); updated on December 30 (29 species); updated on February 21, 2012 (32 species); updated on June 14, 2012 (33 species); November 15, 2012 (34 species); updated on November 19, 2013 (34 species); updated on January 23, 2015 (44 species).

American Crow
American Goldfinch
American Kestrel
American Robin
Anna’s Hummingbird
Bald Eagle (flyover)
Band-tailed Pigeon
Bewick’s Wren
Black-capped Chickadee
Black-headed Grosbeak
Brown Creeper
Brown-headed Cowbird
Bushtit
Canada Goose (flyover)
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Cliff Swallow
Dark-eyed Junco
Downy Woodpecker 
European Starling
Golden-crowned Sparrow
Hermit Thrush
House Finch
House Sparrow
Killdeer
Lesser Goldfinch
Mallard
Mourning Dove
Northern Flicker
Orange-crowned Warbler
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Red-naped Sapsucker
Red-tailed Hawk
Savannah Sparrow
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Song Sparrow
Spotted Towhee
Stellar’s Jay
Varied Thrush
Violet-green Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
Western Tanager
White-crowned Sparrow
Yellow-rumped Warbler

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