Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge
Pacific Region
 
Deer Flat NWR
13751 Upper Embankment Rd Nampa, ID 83686
Phone: 208-467-9278
Fax: 208-467-1019

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Loons, Grebes, Pelicans, Cormorants, Bitterns, Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Waterfowl, Vultures, Osprey, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons

For help identifying refuge birds, consult the Beginners' Bird Guide (PDF file larger than 500 kb) or a photographic guide to the birds of southern Idaho.

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Loons
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
Common Loon
W
-
o
o
o
o
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Grebes
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
Pied-billed grebe
W
-
u
u
u
u
Horned grebe
W
-
r
-
r
-
Eared grebe
W
-
o
r
u
u
Clark's grebe
W
*
c
a
c
r
Western grebe
W
*
c
a
c
r
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Pelicans & Cormorants
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
American white pelican
W
-
o
c
o
-
Double-crested cormorant
W
*
o
c
c
o
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Bitterns, Herons, & Egrets
H
N
SP
S
F
W
American bittern
W
*
o
o
r
-
Great blue heron
W
*
c
a
c
u
Great egret
W
-
-
o
r
-
Snowy egret
W
-
-
o
r
-
Cattle egret
W
-
r
r
-
-
Green heron
W
*
r
r
-
o
Black-crowned night heron
SWD
*
c
c
c
o
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Ibis
H
N
SP
S
F
W
White-faced ibis
W
-
o
r
r
-
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Waterfowl
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Trumpeter swan
W
-
u
r
u
o
Tundra swan
W
-
u
r
u
o
Greater white-fronted goose
WA
-
u
-
u
o
Snow goose
WA
-
u
r
u
o
Ross' goose
WA
-
r
-
o
o
Canada goose
WA
*
c
c
a
a
Wood duck
WD
*
c
c
c
o
Green-winged teal
W
*
c
c
a
a
Mallard
WA
*
a
c
a
a
Northern pintail
W
-
c
c
a
c
Blue-winged teal
W
*
o
c
u
-
Cinnamon teal
W
*
c
c
u
-
Northern shoveler
W
*
o
u
c
o
Gadwall
W
-
u
u
o
-
American wigeon
W
-
c
u
a
c
Canvasback
W
-
o
-
o
-
Redhead
W
*
u
u
u
r
Ring-necked duck
W
-
o
-
u
o
Lesser scaup
W
-
u
r
u
-
Harlequin duck
SW
-
-
-
-
r
White-winged scoter
SW
-
-
-
-
r
Common goldeneye
W
-
c
-
a
a
Barrow's goldeneye
SW
-
r
-
r
u
Bufflehead
SW
-
o
-
u
o
Hooded merganser
W
*
u
o
u
o
Common merganser
W
*
u
u
c
c
Red-breasted merganser
W
-
o
-
u
u
Ruddy duck
W
-
u
o
u
u
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Vultures
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Turkey vulture
GA
-
r
u
r
u
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Osprey, Eagles, & Hawks
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Osprey
WD
*
o
o
r
-
Bald eagle
WD
*
u
u
u
c
Northern harrier
WGA
*
c
c
c
c
Sharp-shinned hawk
GD
-
o
r
o
u
Cooper's hawk
GD
-
r
r
o
u
Northern goshawk
D
-
o
r
o
o
Swainson's hawk
GA
*
o
o
o
-
Red-tailed hawk
GDA
*
c
c
c
c
Ferruginous hawk
GA
-
o
o
o
-
Rough-legged hawk
GA
-
o
-
u
c
Golden eagle
SG
-
o
o
u
u
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Falcons
H
N
SP
S
F
W
American kestrel
GDA
*
c
c
c
c
Peregrine falcon
WGA
-
r
o
o
r
Prairie falcon
GA
-
u
u
u
-
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Legend:
Habitat (H)
: W = on or near water, G = grasslands and dry uplands, D = deciduous woodlands and riparian areas, A = agricultural fields, S = species more likely seen on the Snake River Islands.

Nest on the refuge (N): * indicates a species that nests on the refuge

Seasons: SP = spring (March-May) , S = summer (June-August), F = fall (September-November), W = winter (December-February)

Abundance: a = abundant (a common species that is very numerous), c = common (certain to be seen in suitable habitat), u = uncommon (present, but not certain to be seen), o = occasional (seen only a few times during a season), r = rare (seen at intervals of 2-5 years)

Loons, Grebes, Pelicans, Cormorants, Bitterns, Herons, Egrets, Ibis, Waterfowl, Vultures, Osprey, Eagles, Hawks, Falcons

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Last updated: October 1, 2012