The Friends of West Pond have compiled the following list of birds you might see at the pond (Birds you are most likely to see are shown in Bold Type):

  • Greater White-fronted Goose
  • Snow Goose
  • Ross's Goose
  • Cackling Goose
  • Cackling Goose (Aleutian subspecies)
  • Canada Goose
  • Tundra Swan
  • Wood Duck
  • Mallard
  • Gadwall
  • Green-winged Teal
  • American Wigeon
  • Northern Pintail
  • Northern Shoveler
  • Cinnamon Teal
  • Canvasback
  • Redhead
  • Ring-necked Duck
  • Lesser Scaup
  • Common Goldeneye
  • Bufflehead
  • Common Merganser
  • Ruddy Duck
  • Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Wild Turkey
  • California Quail
  • Pied-billed Grebe
  • Eared Grebe
  • Western Grebe
  • American White Pelican
  • Double-crested Cormorant
  • American Bittern
  • Black-crowned Night Heron
  • Green Heron
  • Cattle Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Great Egret
  • Great Blue Heron
  • Turkey Vulture
  • White-faced Ibis
  • White-tailed Kite
  • Northern Harrier
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Cooper's Hawk
  • Red-shouldered Hawk
  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Swainson's Hawk
  • American Kestrel
  • Merlin
  • Sora
  • Common Moorhen
  • American Coot
  • Killdeer
  • American Avocet
  • Black-necked Stilt
  • Lesser Yellowlegs
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Whimbrel
  • Long-billed Curlew
  • Least Sandpiper
  • Long-billed Dowitcher
  • Wilson's Snipe
  • Ring-billed Gull
  • California Gull
  • Caspian Tern
  • Rock Pigeon
  • Mourning Dove
  • Barn Owl
  • Great Horned Owl
  • Burrowing Owl
  • Vaux's Swift
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird
  • Anna's Hummingbird
  • Rufous/Allen's Hummingbird
  • Belted Kingfisher
  • Red-breasted Sapsucker
  • Nuttall's Woodpecker
  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Northern Flicker
  • Eastern Phoebe
  • Black Phoebe
  • Say's Phoebe
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher
  • Western Kingbird
  • Loggerhead Shrike
  • Cassin's Vireo
  • Warbling Vireo
  • Western Scrub-Jay
  • Yellow-billed Magpie
  • American Crow
  • Tree Swallow
  • Violet-green Swallow
  • Cliff Swallow
  • N. Rough-winged Swallow
  • Barn Swallow
  • Bushtit
  • Red-breasted Nuthatch
  • House Wren
  • Bewick's Wren
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
  • Western Bluebird
  • Swainson's Thrush
  • Hermit Thrush
  • American Robin
  • Northern Mockingbird
  • European Starling
  • American Pipit
  • Cedar Waxwing
  • Orange-crowned Warbler
  • Townsend’s Warbler
  • Yellow Warbler
  • MacGillivray’s Warbler
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Wilson's Warbler
  • Common Yellowthroat
  • Yellow-breasted Chat
  • Western Tanager
  • Green-tailed Towhee
  • Spotted Towhee
  • Fox Sparrow
  • Savannah Sparrow
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow
  • Song Sparrow
  • Swamp Sparrow
  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Golden-crowned Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco
  • Lazuli Bunting
  • Black-headed Grosbeak
  • Western Meadowlark
  • Red-winged Blackbird
  • Brewer’s Blackbird
  • Great-tailed Grackle
  • Brown-headed Cowbird
  • House Finch
  • American Goldfinch
  • Evening Grosbeak
  • Lesser Goldfinch
  • House Sparrow