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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Gallinaceous birds, Rails, Cranes, Plovers, Stilts, Avocets, Shorebirds, Snipe, Phalaropes, Gulls, Terns

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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Gallinaceous birds
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
Gray partridge
GA
-
o
o
o
o
Chukar
SGA
-
o
o
o
o
Ring-necked pheasant
GA
*
c
c
a
a
Wild turkey
SD
-
o
o
o
o
California quail
GDA
*
c
c
a
a
Northern bobwhite
GA
*
r
r
r
r
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Rails
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Virginia rail
W
*
u
c
u
-
Sora
W
*
u
c
u
-
American coot
W
*
a
c
a
u
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Cranes
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Sandhill crane
WG
-
r
r
-
-
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Plovers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Black-bellied plover
W
-
-
-
r
r
Semi-palmated plover
W
-
-
-
r
u
Killdeer
WG
*
a
a
c
o
Lesser golden plover
W
-
-
-
r
-
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Stilts & Avocets
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Black-necked stilt
W
*
o
o
-
-
American Avocet
W
*
u
c
u
-
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Shorebirds
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Greater yellowlegs
W
-
o
o
o
-
Lesser yellowlegs
W
-
o
o
o
-
Solitary sandpiper
W
-
u
u
o
-
Willet
W
-
o
o
o
-
Spotted sandpiper
SW
*
u
u
o
-
Long-billed curlew
WG
-
o
o
-
-
Marbled godwit
W
-
o
u
u
-
Sanderling
W
-
-
-
r
-
Semi-palmated sandpiper
W
-
-
-
o
-
Western sandpiper
W
-
u
c
c
-
Least sandpiper
W
-
o
r
o
-
Baird's sandpiper
W
-
-
o
o
-
Pectoral sandpiper
W
-
r
o
-
-
Dunlin
W
-
r
-
-
-
Stilt sandpiper
W
-
-
r
o
-
Long-billed dowitcher
W
-
o
u
u
-
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Snipe
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Common snipe
W
*
c
u
u
o
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Phalaropes
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Wilson's phalarope
W
-
u
c
c
-
Red-necked phalarope
W
-
-
r
u
-
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Gulls & Terns
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Franklin's gull
W
-
-
o
o
-
Bonaparte's gull
W
-
r
r
-
-
Ring-billed gull
WA
*
a
a
a
a
California gull
WA
*
a
a
a
c
Caspian tern
W
*
c
c
u
-
Common tern
W
-
o
o
-
-
Forster's tern
W
-
-
r
o
-
Black tern
W
-
u
u
o
-
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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)

Gallinaceous birds, Rails, Cranes, Plovers, Stilts, Avocets, Shorebirds, Snipe, Phalaropes, Gulls, Terns

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Last updated: October 1, 2012