Barn owls can be heard shreeking as they fly over the watershed at night looking for rats to eat.
The most common owl in our watershed, it can be heard hooting on the Bridgeview trail at night.
The mockingbird likes backyard shrubbery, eating berries and fruit. They also can sing all night, using phrases from other birds to fill it's song.
A winter visitor to the garden and dense shrubbery, it feeds by scratching chicken-like in the earth for seeds and insects.
Generally rare in the west, the white-throated sparrow has a range similar to the catbird.
They are a few that winter in the watershed.
A rare migrant passing through the watershed.
Jewels of the garden, hummingbirds visit the flowers for sweet nectar to power their zippy flight.
A winter visitor to our watershed, this bird breeds in Alaska
An insect eater, the wren is heard scolding from the under growth.
A small bird that acts like a woodpecker, creeping along tree trunks, looking for insects and pine seeds.
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