Bird photos by Bill Walker

Bird of the Week: Dark-eyed Junco

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Welcome to birdWalker, a website of birding photos and trip reports by Bill Walker and Mary Wisnewski, California birders based in Santa Clara County. We've been collecting our trip reports since 1996, we have now recorded 857 trips and 784 species.

Some of our favorite places to go birding include Charleston Slough and the Duck Pond in Palo Alto, Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge, and the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.

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Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl
41 species seen
82 photographs
Guans, Chachalacas, and Curassows
1 species seen
1 photographs
New World Quail
4 species seen
7 photographs
Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies
9 species seen
13 photographs
Loons
4 species seen
7 photographs
Grebes
8 species seen
22 photographs
Flamingos
1 species seen
1 photographs
Penguins
1 species seen
1 photographs
Albatrosses
2 species seen
5 photographs
Shearwaters and Petrels
6 species seen
14 photographs
Storm-Petrels
1 species seen
1 photographs
Storks
1 species seen
3 photographs
Boobies and Gannets
2 species seen
2 photographs
Cormorants and Shags
6 species seen
9 photographs
Anhingas
1 species seen
2 photographs
Pelicans
2 species seen
6 photographs
Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns
15 species seen
40 photographs
Ibises and Spoonbills
4 species seen
10 photographs
New World Vultures
3 species seen
10 photographs
Osprey
1 species seen
4 photographs
Hawks, Eagles, and Kites
21 species seen
54 photographs
Rails, Gallinules, and Coots
7 species seen
14 photographs
Limpkin
1 species seen
2 photographs
Cranes
2 species seen
2 photographs
Thick-knees
1 species seen
1 photographs
Plovers and Lapwings
10 species seen
22 photographs
Oystercatchers
2 species seen
5 photographs
Stilts and Avocets
2 species seen
9 photographs
Jacanas
1 species seen
1 photographs
Sandpipers and Allies
29 species seen
51 photographs
Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers
27 species seen
57 photographs
Skuas and Jaegers
3 species seen
4 photographs
Auks, Murres, and Puffins
9 species seen
19 photographs
Sandgrouse
1 species seen
1 photographs
Pigeons and Doves
9 species seen
12 photographs
Cuckoos
4 species seen
8 photographs
Barn-Owls
1 species seen
1 photographs
Owls
15 species seen
23 photographs
Nightjars and Allies
4 species seen
5 photographs
Potoos
1 species seen
1 photographs
Oilbird
1 species seen
1 photographs
Swifts
2 species seen
3 photographs
Hummingbirds
15 species seen
29 photographs
Trogons
2 species seen
2 photographs
Kingfishers
3 species seen
6 photographs
Toucan-Barbets
1 species seen
1 photographs
Toucans
1 species seen
1 photographs
Woodpeckers
16 species seen
35 photographs
Falcons and Caracaras
6 species seen
20 photographs
Parrots
3 species seen
3 photographs
Typical Antbirds
1 species seen
1 photographs
Antpittas
2 species seen
2 photographs
Ovenbirds and Woodcreepers
2 species seen
2 photographs
Tyrant Flycatchers
22 species seen
35 photographs
Cotingas
1 species seen
1 photographs
Shrikes
2 species seen
4 photographs
Vireos
6 species seen
12 photographs
Crows, Jays, and Magpies
15 species seen
28 photographs
Larks
1 species seen
2 photographs
Swallows
7 species seen
15 photographs
Chickadees and Tits
7 species seen
16 photographs
Long-tailed Tits
1 species seen
4 photographs
Nuthatches
3 species seen
7 photographs
Treecreepers
1 species seen
1 photographs
Wrens
8 species seen
21 photographs
Gnatcatchers
1 species seen
4 photographs
Dippers
2 species seen
2 photographs
Kinglets
2 species seen
4 photographs
Leaf-Warblers
1 species seen
1 photographs
Cisticolas and Allies
1 species seen
1 photographs
Sylviids, Parrotbills and Allies
1 species seen
4 photographs
Old World Flycatchers
3 species seen
3 photographs
Thrushes and Allies
13 species seen
24 photographs
Mockingbirds and Thrashers
6 species seen
14 photographs
Starlings
1 species seen
1 photographs
Wagtails and Pipits
4 species seen
5 photographs
Waxwings
1 species seen
3 photographs
Silky-flycatchers
1 species seen
1 photographs
Longspurs and Snow Buntings
2 species seen
4 photographs
New World Warblers
28 species seen
51 photographs
Tanagers and Allies
12 species seen
13 photographs
Buntings and New World Sparrows
35 species seen
75 photographs
Cardinals and Allies
15 species seen
35 photographs
Troupials and Allies
13 species seen
24 photographs
Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies
12 species seen
20 photographs
Old World Sparrows
2 species seen
3 photographs