Birds of the Garden

During the last 10 years over 180 different bird species have been recorded in Polliwog Park.  Learn to ID these birds by sight and sound.  

Get news of upcoming guided bird walks in Polliwog Park and around the South Bay by clicking Wild Bird Unlimited below,.             

Leader Bob Shaman, the nature store's owner, is a long-time Audubon Society member.   

Wild Birds Unlimited

1886 1/2 S Pacific Coast Hwy

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

(310) 543-2473

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Bushtit

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   Julie Gonella

American Bushtit    Psaltriparus minibus  https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Bushtit/

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Cardinals

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Western Tanager (male and female)

Corvus brachyrhynchos

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/western_tanager

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Corvids
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American Crow

Corvus brachyrhynchos

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Crow

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California Scrub-Jay

Aphelocoma californica

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/California_Scrub-Jay

Doves
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Finches
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American Goldfinch

Leiothlypis ruficapilla

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Goldfinch

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House Finch

Haemorhous mexicanus

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/House_Finch

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Lesser Goldfinch

Leiothlypis ruficapilla

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Lesser_Goldfinch

Flycatchers
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Black Phoebe

Sayornis nigricans

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black_Phoebe

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Cassin's Kingbird

Tyrannus vociferans

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Cassins_Kingbird/id

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Grosbeaks
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Blue Grosbeak

Passerina caerulea

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Blue_Grosbeak

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Black-headed Grosbeak

Pheucticus melanocephalus

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black-headed_Grosbeak

Falcons & Hawks

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Cooper's Hawk

Accipiter cooperii

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/coopers_hawk

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Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Red-tailed_Hawk

Hummingbirds
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Allen's Hummingbird

Selasphorus sasin

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Allens_Hummingbird

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Juncos
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Kinglets

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Owls
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Sparrows
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White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/White-crowned_Sparrow/id

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Thrushes
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American Robin

Turdus migratorius

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/American_Robin

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Swainson's Thrush

Catharus ustulatus

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Swainsons_Thrush

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Towhees
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California Towhee

Melozone crissalis

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/California_Towhee

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Warblers

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Black-throated Gray Warbler

Setophaga nigrescens

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Black-throated_Gray_Warbler

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Nashville Warbler

Leiothlypis ruficapilla

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Nashville_Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler

Leiothlypis celata

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/orange-crowned_warbler

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Townsend's Warbler

Setophaga townsendi

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Townsends_Warbler

Wilson's warbler HC tree side view close

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Wilson's Warbler

Wilsonia pusilla

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Wilsons_Warbler/id 

 

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Yellow Warbler

Setophaga petechia

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Yellow_Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Setophaga coronata

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Yellow-rumped_Warbler

Waxwings
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Cedar Waxwing

Bombycilla cedrorum

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Cedar_Waxwing

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Wrens

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Woodpeckers
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Downy Woodpecker

Dryobates pubescens

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Downy_Woodpecker