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Each species banded at the Colony Farm Banding Station will be represented here and by clicking on an individual species you will be able to use our Bird Guide to ide
ntify birds, learn about their life history and find information and cool facts.

Comprehensive information and photographs to explain molt and how molt sequences allow us to accurately age North American land birds in the hand can be found for each of the species below by clicking on our World Bird Research link on the right.

American Goldfinch Evening Grosbeak Purple Finch
American Robin Fox Sparrow Red-breasted Nuthatch
American Tree Sparrow Golden-crowned Sparrow Red-breasted Sapsucker
Anna’s Hummingbird Golden-crowned Kinglet Red-eyed Vireo
Band-tailed Pigeon Gray Catbird Red-tailed Hawk
Bank Swallow Hairy Woodpecker Red-winged Blackbird
Barn Swallow Hammond’s Flycatcher Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Black-capped Chickadee Hermit Thrush Rufous Hummingbird
Bewick’s Wren House Finch Savannah Sparrow
Black-headed Grosbeak House Wren Sharp-shinned Hawk
Black-throated Gray Warbler Hutton’s Vireo Song Sparrow
Brewer’s Sparrow  Indigo Bunting Spotted Towhee
Brown Creeper Lazuli Bunting Steller's Jay
Brown-headed Cowbird Least Flycatcher Swainson’s Thrush
Brown Thrasher Lincoln’s Sparrow Townsend's Warbler
Bullock’s Oriole Long-eared Owl Tree Swallow
Bushtit MacGillivray’s Warbler Varied Thrush
Calliope Hummingbird Marsh Wren Violet-green Swallow
Cassin's Vireo Mountain Bluebird Warbling Vireo
Cedar Waxwing Mourning Dove Western Kingbird
Chestnut-backed Chickadee Nashville Warbler Western Meadowlark
Northern Flicker Western Tanager
Chipping Sparrow Northern Harrier Western Wood-Pewee
Cliff Swallow Northern Rough-winged Swallow White-crowned Sparrow
Common Raven Northern Shrike White-throated Sparrow
Common Yellowthroat Northern Waterthrush Willow Flycatcher
Cooper’s Hawk Northwestern Crow Wilson's Snipe
Dark-eyed Junco Olive-sided Flycatcher Wilson’s Warbler
Downy Woodpecker Orange-crowned Warbler Yellow-headed Blackbird
Dusky Flycatcher Pacific-slope Flycatcher Yellow-rumped Warbler
Eastern Kingbird Pacific Wren Yellow Warbler
European Starling Pine Siskin 94 species


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