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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Creepers, Wrens, Kinglets, Bluebirds, Thrushes, Thrashers, Pipits, Waxwings, Shrikes, Starlings, Vireos, Warblers, Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Towhees, Sparrows, Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Orioles, Finches, Weaver finches

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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Bird index

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Creepers
H
N
Sp
S
F
W
Brown creeper
D
-
-
-
-
u
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Wrens
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Rock wren
SG
*
o
o
o
o
Canyon wren
SG
*
o
o
o
o
House wren
D
*
u
u
o
-
Winter wren
D
-
-
-
-
o
Marsh wren
W
*
c
c
c
o
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Kinglets, Bluebirds, & Thrushes
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Golden-crowned kinglet
D
-
o
-
u
u
Ruby-crowned kinglet
D
-
c
u
u
c
Western bluebird
GD
-
r
-
r
-
Mountain bluebird
GD
-
r
-
r
r
Townsend's solitaire
D
-
o
-
o
o
Swainson's thrush
D
-
u
u
-
-
Hermit thrush
D
-
r
-
-
-
American robin
GD
*
a
a
c
c
Varied thrush
D
-
-
-
r
r
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Thrashers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Sage thrasher
SG
-
o
u
o
-
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Pipits
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Water pipit
WG
-
o
o
u
u
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Waxwings
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Bohemian waxwing
D
-
r
-
-
o
Cedar waxwing
D
*
u
o
c
c
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Shrikes
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Loggerhead shrike
GA
*
o
o
u
u
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Starlings
H
N
SP
S
F
W
European starling
GDA
*
a
a
a
a
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Vireos
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Solitary vireo
D
-
-
-
-
r
Warbling vireo
D
-
o
-
-
-
Red-eyed vireo
D
-
o
o
-
-
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Warblers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Orange-crowned warbler
D
-
r
r
o
-
Nashville warbler
D
-
o
-
-
-
Yellow warbler
D
*
u
c
c
-
Yellow-rumped warbler
D
-
u
o
c
u
Black-throated gray warbler
-
u
r
u
-
Townsend's warbler
-
r
r
-
-
Black-and-white warbler
D
-
r
-
-
-
MacGillivray's warbler
D
-
o
r
-
-
Common yellowthroat
D
*
u
u
r
-
Wilson's warbler
D
-
u
o
u
-
Yellow-breasted chat
SD
*
c
c
-
-
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Tanagers
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Western tanager
D
*
c
u
c
-
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Grosbeaks & Buntings
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Black-headed grosbeak
D
*
c
u
-
-
Lazuli bunting
D
-
u
c
r
-
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Towhees & Sparrows
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Green-tailed towhee
SD
-
r
-
-
-
Spotted towhee
D
*
u
u
u
u
American tree sparrow
GD
-
-
-
-
o
Chipping sparrow
GD
-
-
u
o
r
Vesper sparrow
G
-
o
o
o
-
Brewer's sparrow
-
u
u
u
-
Lark sparrow
G
*
o
u
u
-
Savannah sparrow
G
*
u
u
u
r
Fox sparrow
D
-
r
-
-
r
Song sparrow
WD
*
c
c
c
c
Lincoln's sparrow
D
-
u
-
u
u
White-crowned sparrow
GDA
-
-
-
c
c
Harris' sparrow
GD
-
-
-
-
r
Dark-eyed junco
D
-
u
-
a
c
Lapland longspur
G
-
-
-
-
r
Snow bunting
G
-
-
-
-
r
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Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, & Orioles
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Red-winged blackbird
WA
*
a
a
a
a
Western meadowlark
GA
*
c
c
a
r
Yellow-headed blackbird
WA
*
c
c
o
o
Brewer's blackbird
GA
*
a
a
a
c
Brown-headed cowbird
GA
*
c
c
u
-
Bullock's oriole
WD
*
c
c
u
-
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Finches
H
N
SP
S
F
W
Rosy finch
SG
-
-
-
-
o
Cassin's finch
D
-
r
r
o
o
House finch
D
*
u
u
u
-
Pine siskin
D
-
-
-
o
c
American goldfinch
GD
*
o
o
c
c
Evening grosbeak
D
-
c
o
u
u
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Weaver finches
H
N
SP
S
F
W
House sparrow
D
*
u
u
u
u
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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)

Creepers, Wrens, Kinglets, Bluebirds, Thrushes, Thrashers, Pipits, Waxwings, Shrikes, Starlings, Vireos, Warblers, Tanagers, Grosbeaks, Buntings, Towhees, Sparrows, Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Orioles, Finches, Weaver finches

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Last updated: October 1, 2012