Birds

More than 100 species of birds have been spotted at Edgewood. Some are visitors, during migration and winter, and some nest and raise young here. See iNaturalist and eBird for birds that have been observed in Edgewood; because these are observations, it may not be a complete list.

Browse Edgewood Birds

Check out our Bird Guide to learn more about Edgewood’s birds, including what they look like, what they eat, how they behave, and other interesting facts about them. All photos are from Tom Grey, whose website is a great place to learn about the Bay Area’s birds.

Online tools for identifying birds

In addition to the tools listed on our Field Guide, check out the following apps.

  • Merlin – This easy-to-use app helps birdwatchers at any level identify birds. Answer three simple questions or submit a photo to get suggested IDs for a bird. You can learn more about that bird or any bird you are interested in. Merlin uses your location and date information to ensure it creates an accurate list of possibilities for your location and time of year. This app fully downloads to your device, so you can use it offline.
  • eBird – An app and/or website where you can explore and share observations. Browse data without an account, but to post observations, create a free account. Upload and track all of your observations on the app or the website. This app fully downloads to your device, so you can use it offline.
  • All About Birds – A website to learn more about any bird species, including comparing a bird with other similar looking birds.