Common and Species Name
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Recording of the Bird's Voice
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Photo of the Bird
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Shrub and Tree Dwellers

California Quail
Callipepla californica
By Don DeBold from San Jose, CA, USA [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Killdeer
Charadrius vociferus
By Eugene Zelenko (Own work) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Mourning Dove
Zenaida macroura
By http://www.naturespicsonline.com/ [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Greater Roadrunner
Geococcyx californianus
(no recording available)
By Lip Kee Yap from Singapore, Republic of Singapore [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
California Thrasher
Toxostoma redivivum
By Kevin Cole from Pacific Coast, USA (en:User:Kevinlcole) (California Thrasher(Toxostoma redivivum)) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Western Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma californica
By docentjoyce (Flickr: Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica)) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Bushtit
Psaltriparus minimus
By Walter Siegmund (Own work) [GFDL (www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC-BY-2.5 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Rock Wren
Salpinctes obsoletus
(no recording available)
By S. King, US NPS (Rock Wren at US NPS) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
House Wren
Troglodytes aedon
By original work: Alan Vernon derivative work: Dysmorodrepanis [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Canyon Wren
Catherpes mexicanus
By S. King, US NPS (Bandelier NPS) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Bewick's Wren
Thryomanes bewickii
By Minette Layne from Seattle, Washington (Bewick's Calling) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Cactus Wren
Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
By Alan Vernon (Flickr: Cactus Wren (pylorhynchus brunneicapillus)) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Wrentit
Chamaea fasciata
The Song of the Chaparral
By Image taken by planephotoman, [1]. [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
California Towhee
Pipilo crissalis
By Alan Vernon [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
By Linda Tanner from Los Osos, California, U.S.A. (Spotted Towhee Uploaded by berichard) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Western Bluebird
Sialia mexicana
(no recording available)
By SearchNet Media (originally posted to Flickr as Western Bluebird) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
(no recording available)
By Alan D. Wilson, www.naturespicsonline.com [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons
Yellow-breasted Chat
Icteria virens
By Jim Conrad [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Common Yellowthroat
Geothlypis trichas
By Dan Pancamo (Flickr: Common Yellowthroat) [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Hooded Oriole
Icterus cucullatus
(no recording available)
By www.naturespicsonline.com (http://www.naturespicsonline.com/) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Bullock's Oriole
Icterus bullockii
By Kevin Cole from Pacific Coast, USA (en:User:Kevinlcole) (Male Bullock's Oriole) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Western Meadowlark
Sturnella neglecta
By Kevin Cole from Pacific Coast, USA (en:User:Kevinlcole) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Wilson's Warbler
Wilsonia pusilla
By Michael Woodruff from Spokane, Washington, USA (Wilson's Warbler) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Western Tanager
Piranga ludoviciana
By Wayne Dumbleton (Western Tanager Uploaded by berichard) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Black-headed Grosbeak
Pheucticus melanocephalus
By Alan Vernon [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Lesser Goldfinch
Spinus psaltria
By Alan D. Wilson (NaturesPicsOnline) [CC-BY-SA-2.5 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons