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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Doves, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Magpies, Crows, Chickadees, Bushtits, Nuthatches

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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Doves
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
Rock dove
DA
*
u
c
c
u
Mourning dove
GDA
*
a
a
c
u
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Owls
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Barn owl
GDA
*
c
c
c
c
Western screech owl
D
*
c
c
c
c
Great horned owl
GDA
*
c
c
c
c
Snowy owl
G
-
-
-
-
r
Northern pygmy-owl
G
-
r
-
r
r
Burrowing owl
GA
-
o
o
o
-
Long-eared owl
D
*
o
o
o
u
Short-eared owl
WA
*
u
u
u
u
Northern saw-whet owl
D
*
o
-
o
o
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Goatsuckers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Common nighthawk
GD
*
c
a
u
-
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Swifts
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Vaux's swift
SW
-
r
r
o
-
White-throated swift
SWG
*
u
u
o
-
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Hummingbirds
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Black-chinned hummingbird
D
*
u
u
r
-
Broad-tailed hummingbird
D
*
-
-
r
-
Rufous hummingbird
D
-
r
o
r
-
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Kingfishers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Belted kingfisher
WD
*
u
u
c
c
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Woodpeckers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Lewis' woodpecker
D
*
o
o
o
-
Downy woodpecker
D
*
u
u
u
u
Hairy woodpecker
D
*
o
o
o
o
Northern flicker
D
*
c
c
c
c
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Flycatchers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Olive-sided flycatcher
D
-
o
-
-
-
Western wood-pewee
D
-
r
r
-
-
Willow flycatcher
D
-
u
u
-
-
Say's phoebe
GD
-
o
r
r
-
Ash-throated flycatcher
D
-
-
u
r
-
Western kingbird
DA
*
c
c
o
-
Eastern kingbird
GD
*
u
u
o
-
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Larks
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Horned lark
G
*
u
u
o
u
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Swallows
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Tree swallow
SWD
*
o
o
o
-
Violet-green swallow
WD
*
c
a
a
-
Northern rough-winged swallow
SW
*
c
c
c
-
Bank swallow
SWA
*
c
a
a
-
Cliff swallow
SWG
*
c
a
a
-
Barn swallow
WA
*
c
c
c
-
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Jays, Magpies, & Crows
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Steller's jay
D
-
-
-
-
r
Clark's nutcracker
D
-
-
-
-
r
Black-billed magpie
GDA
*
a
a
a
a
American crow
DA
*
c
c
a
a
Common raven
SGD
*
o
o
o
o
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Chickadees
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Mountain chickadee
D
-
-
-
r
r
Black-capped chickadee
D
*
c
c
c
c
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Bushtits
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Common bushtit
D
*
o
-
-
-
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Nuthatches
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Red-breasted nuthatch
D
-
-
o
o
o
White-breasted nuthatch
D
-
o
-
r
o
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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)

Doves, Owls, Goatsuckers, Swifts, Hummingbirds, Kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Flycatchers, Larks, Swallows, Jays, Magpies, Crows, Chickadees, Bushtits, Nuthatches

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Last updated: October 1, 2012