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Songbird Garden

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Songbird Garden offers aromatic flowers, nutritious seeds and colorful fruits, attracting many native birds. Specially selected shrubs and trees serve as ideal nesting sites for our feathered visitors. Songbird Garden is the bird-watchers delight and demonstrates how you can develop your own garden to attract birds. The following is a list of birds found throughout Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. The list is divided into the food preferences of each bird.

Seeds & Berries
BLACKBIRD,Brewers, Redwinged
CHICKADEE, Mountain
COWBIRD,Brown-headed
DOVE, Mourning, Rock
FINCH, House
GOLDFINCH, American, Lesser
GROSBEAK, Evening
JAY, Scrub
JUNCO, Darkeyed
LARK, Horned
MAGPIE, blackbilled
NUTHATCH, Red-breasted
QUAIL, California
ROBIN, American
SPARROW, Fox, House, Lark, Savannah, Song
STARLING, European
TOWHEE, Rufous-sided
WARBLERS, Yellow-rumped, Wilson's
WAXWING, Bohemian, Cedar

Nectar
HUMMING BIRD, Blackchinned, Rufous

Insects
BLUEBIRD, Mountain, Western
CHICKADEE, Mountain
CREEPER, Brown
CROWS, American
FLICKER, Northern
GULL, California, Ringed-billed
JUNCO, Dark-eyed
KILLDEER
KINGBIRD, Western
KINGLET, Ruby-crowned
MEADOWLARK, Western
MOCKINGBIRD, Northern
NIGHTHAWK, Common
ORIOLE, Northern
PHOEBE, Say's
PIPIT, Water
RAVEN, Common
ROBIN, American
SHRIKE, Loggerhead
SWALLOW, Northern, Rough-winged, Barn, Cliff, Tree
WARBLER, Yellow-rumped, Wilson's
WRENS, Bewicks, House, Marsh

Fish, Frogs and Tadpoles
EGRET, Cattle, Great
GREBE, Pied-billed
HERON, Great-blue, Black Crown, Night
SNIPE, Common

Rodents
EAGLE, Golden
FALCON, Prairie
HAWKS, American, Kestrel, Red-tailed, Cooper's, Northern-harrier, Rough-legged, Sharp-skinned
OWLS, Great Horned, Common Barn

Vegetative Water
DUCK, Gadwall, Mallard, Cinnamon Teal, Northern Pintail, Redhead, Northern Shoveler, American Wigeon

Vegetative Land
GOOSE, Canadian, Sno

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Wilbur D. May Center at
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
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Reno, Nevada U.S.A.
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