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The following photographs, taken by Ann Lemon of Junction, Texas, represent some of the common bird species of Central Texas. These photographs are copyrighted and should not be reproduced without consent.

Specimens are categorized by family names. Common and scientific names are also listed.

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Green Kingfisher
Chloroceryle americana
Family Alcedinidae
Green Heron
Butorides virescens
Family Ardeidae

Great Egret
Casmerodius albus
Familiy Ardeidae

Cedar Waxwing
Bombycilla cedrorum
Family Bobycillidae

Pyrrhuloxia
Cardinalus Sinuatus
Family Cardinalidae

         
Dickcissle
Spiza Americana
Family Cardinalidae
Female Painted Bunting
Passerina ciris

Family Cardinalidae
Male Painted Bunting
Passerina ciris
Family Cardinalidae
Blue Grosbeak
Passerina caerulea
Family Cardinalidae
Immature Blue Grosbeak
Passerina caerulea
Family Cardinalidae
         
Northern Cardinal
Cardinalis cardinalis
Family Cardinalidae
Eurasion Collared Dove
Streptopelia decaocto
Family Columbidae
Inca Dove
Columbina inca
Family Columbidae

White-winged Dove
Zenaida asiatica
Family Columbidae

Western Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma coerulescens
Family Corvidae

         
Common Raven
Corvus corax
Family Corvidae
Greater Roadrunner
Geococcyx californicus
Family Cuculidae
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Coccyzus americanus
Family Cuculidae
Field Sparrow
Sizella pusilla
Family Emberizidae

White-crowned Sparrow
Zonotrichia leucophyrs
Family Emberizidae

         
Black-throated Sparrow
Amphispiza bilineata
Family Emberizidae
Chipping Sparrow
Spizella passerina
Family Emberizidae

Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Aimophila ruficeps
Family Emberizidae

Lark Sparrow
Chondestes grammacus
Family Emberizidae

Lincoln's Sparrow
Melospiza lincolnii
Family Emberizidae

         
Canyon Towhee
Pipilo fuscus
Family Emberizidae

Merlen
Falco columbinarius
Family Falconidae

House Finch
Carpodacus mexicanus
Family Fringillidae
Male Lesser Goldfinch
Carduelis psaltria
Family Fringillidae

American Goldfinch
Carduelis tristis
Family Fringillidae

         
 
Cave Swallow
Hirundo fulva
Hirundinidae
Scott's Oriole
Icterus parisorum
Family Icteridae
Female Scott's Oriole
Icterus parisorum
Family Icteridae

Loggerhead Shrike
Lanius ludovicianus
Family Laniidae

 
         
Northern Mockingbird
Mimus polyglottos
Family Mimidae

Black-crested Titmouse
Parus bicolor
Family Paridae

Carolina Chickadee
Poecile carolinensis
Family Paridae

Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dendroica coronata
Family Parulidae

Nashville Warbler
Vermivora ruficapilla
Family Parulidae
         
Yellow-breasted Chat
Icteria virens
Family Parulidae
Rio Grande Turkey
Meleagris gallopavo
Family Phasianidae
Ladderback Woodpecker
Picoides scalaris
Family Picidae
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Melanerpes aurifrons
Family Picidae
Least Grebes
Tachybaptus dominicus
Family Podicipedidae
         

Verdin
Auiparus flaviceps
Family Remizidae

American Avocet
Recurvirostra americana
Family Recurvirostridae

Spotted Sandpiper
Actitis macularia
Family Scolopacidae

Immature Male Summer Tanager
Piranga rubra
Family Thraupidae

Male Summer Tanager
Piranga rubra
Family Thraupidae

         
Female Summer Tanager
Piranga rubra
Family Thraupidae

Black-chinned Hummingbird
Archilochus alexandri
Family Trochilidae

Bewick's Wren
Thrymomanes bewickii
Family Troglodytidae

Carolina Wren
Thryothorus ludovicianus
Family Troglodytidae

American Robin
Turdus migratirius
Family Turdidae

         
   

Say's Phoebe
Sayornis saya
Family Tyrannidae

Black Phoebe
Sayornis nigricans
Family Tyrannidae
Eastern Phoebe
Sayornis phoebe
Family Tyrannidae
   
         
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Tyrannus forficatus
Family Tyrannidae
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Myiarchus cinerascens

Family Tyrannidae
Vermillion Flycatcher
Pyrocephalus rubinus
F amily Tyrannidae
Female Vermillion Flycatcher
Pyrocephalus rubinus
Family Tyrannidae
White-eyed Vireo
Viero griseus
Family Vireonidae