Scrub Jay at Edgewood

Birds

More than 100 species of birds have been spotted at Edgewood. Some are visitors; others nest and raise their young in the park. Among them are red-shouldered hawks, California quail, Western bluebird, Anna’s hummingbirds, owls, woodpeckers, wrentits, flycatchers, and California thrashers. Below are some of the species seen at Edgewood for which we have compiled detailed information on their appearance, behavior, and breeding habits. Click on this iNaturalist link to see more photos of bird sightings in the park. Click on any of the images below to read an article about that particular bird.

California Quail
California Quail

Male Northern Harrier
Northern Harrier
© Bob Steele
Female Cooper's Hawk
Female Cooper’s Hawk
© 2001 George Raiche
Red-shouldered hawk on nest
Red-shouldered hawk
© 2003 George Raiche
American Kestrel
American Kestrel
© Glenn and Martha Vargas
Acorn Woodpecker
Acorn Woodpecker
Nuttall's Woodpecker
Nuttall’s Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Northern Flicker
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles © California Academy of Sciences
Black Phoebe
Black Phoebe
© Bon Terra Consulting
Ash-throated flycatcher
Ash-throated flycatcher
© 2003 Robert Shantz

Steller's Jay
Steller’s Jay
© California Academy of Sciences
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
Chestnut-backed Chickadee
© 2001-2007 Jorrie Ciotti
Oak Titmouse
Oak Titmouse
© 2000 Scott Streit
Bewick's Wren
Bewick’s Wren

Western Bluebird on Toyon
Western Bluebird
© 2007 Deanna Schiel
California Thrasher
California Thrasher
© Tom Grey
Yellow-rumped warbler
Yellow-rumped warbler
© C. S. Robbins
Western Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark
© George Jameson

Lesser Goldfinch
Lesser Goldfinch
© Kevin T. Karlson
Female wild turkey in Edgewood County Park
Wild Turkey
© 2015 Grace Wu

iNaturalist Observations at Edgewood Park

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