Bird List

This list includes the 147 species known to have occurred within Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden (elevation approx. 1000 feet) and in immediately adjacent areas, in recent years. 

Key to Symbols

* Known to nest in this area
C: Common. Should see on virtually every visit at the appropriate time of year.
U: Uncommon. Should see on about one-half of visits at the appropriate time of year.
R: Rare. Usually recorded on only about 10% of visits at the appropriate time of year.
A: Accidental. Birds that have been recorded fewer than 5 times in recent years.
Winter: December through February
Spring: March through May
Summer: June through July
Fall: August through November
a: aerial
c: clearings, gardens
d: desert garden
g: on the ground
o: oaks
p: pines and other conifers
r: riparian, ponds, streams
s: shrubs
t: various tall trees