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Species found at Viewing Site

Nimbus Hatchery  - Site # 150

Species:Acorn Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian River at end of Nature Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail along American River)
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:American Coot
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Fair

Species:American Crow
Seen:Yes
Locations:All areas
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:American Goldfinch
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:American Kestrel
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:poor

Species:American Robin
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Areas
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Anna's Hummingbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:Landscaped areas around Nimbus Hatchery Visitor Center and riparian areas along American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp Su F
Reliable:Good

Species:Ash-Throated Flycatcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Areas
Present Season: Sp Su
Season View: Sp Su
Reliable:Poor

Species:Bald Eagle
Seen:Yes
Locations:Occasional sightings along American River usually overhead
Present Season:W F
Season View:W
Reliable:Poor

Species:Barrow's Goldeneye
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River (AR) down river from Hazel Bridge and continuing up to 1 mile. Use American River Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail) at site for 1/4 mile. For further access of AR viewing sites use AR bike trail.
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Belted Kingfisher
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Bewick's Wren
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat - American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Black Phoebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River and around fish ladder
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Black-Crowned Night Heron
Seen:Yes
Locations:Look around the hatchery raceways especially the American River Trout Hatchery and along the American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:fair

Species:Blue-Gray Gnatcatcher
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Brewer's Blackbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:Hatchery
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Bufflehead
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River (AR) down river from Hazel Bridge and continuing up to 1 mile. Use American River Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail) at site for 1/4 mile. For further access of AR viewing sites use AR bike trail.
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Good

Species:Bushtit
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:California Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder, and USGS cable across American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:California Quail
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River Amoung Blackberry Bushes etc
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:California Towhee
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Canada Goose
Seen:Yes
Locations:Hatchery Grounds along 1/4 mile American River Discovery Trail (decomposed granite)
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Cedar Waxwing
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Chinook salmon
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River and Nimbus Fish Hatchery fish ladder
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent in Fall/ Winter

Species:Common Goldeneye
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River (AR) down river from Hazel Bridge and continuing up to 1 mile. Use American River Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail) at site for 1/4 mile. For further access of AR viewing sites use AR bike trail.
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Common Merganser
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River (AR) down river from Hazel Bridge and continuing up to 1 mile. Use American River Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail) at site for 1/4 mile. For further access of AR viewing sites use AR bike trail.
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Very Good

Species:Dark-Eyed Junco
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River - Riparian Habitat
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Double-Crested Cormorant
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River, and USGS cable across American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent in Fall/ Winter

Species:Downy Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:fair

Species:Forster's Tern
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Poor

Species:Glaucous Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Poor

Species:Glaucous-Winged Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Golden-Crowned Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Great Blue Heron
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River and ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Great Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River and ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery. Also look for it around the hatchery raceways
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Greater Yellowlegs
Seen:Yes
Locations:Sometimes seen in ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery and along banks of American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Green Heron
Seen:Yes
Locations:In the American River Trout Hatchery raceways, along the banks of the American River and ponds behind The American River Hatchery
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Hermit Thrush
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Areas
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Herring Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder, and USGS cable across American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:House Finch
Seen:Yes
Locations:Hatchery Grounds
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:House Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:Hatchery Grounds
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:House Wren
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Killdeer
Seen:Yes
Locations:Banks of American River and in ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Lesser Black-Backed Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Rare

Species:Lesser Goldfinch
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Lincoln's Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Mallard
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery.
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Mew Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, and holding ponds at top of fish ladder
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Mourning Dove
Seen:Yes
Locations:Hatchery Grounds, trail along American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Flicker
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian areas along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Northern Mockingbird
Seen:Yes
Locations:Anywhere on Hatchery Grounds and along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Northern River Otter
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair during salmon run

Species:Northern Rough-Winged Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River and ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery
Present Season: Sp
Season View: Sp
Reliable:Fair

Species:Nuttall's Woodpecker
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Areas along American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Oak Titmouse
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Orange-Crowned Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Osprey
Seen:Yes
Locations:On cable accross American River at base of fish ladder
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Peregrine Falcon
Seen:Yes
Locations:On cable accross river near the bottom of fish ladder--often preys on White-throated Swifts nesting under Hazel Ave Bridge
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Phainopepla
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Pied-Billed Grebe
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Red-Shouldered Hawk
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian areas at end of Nature Discovery Trail (decomposed granite trail)
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Red-Tailed Hawk
Seen:Yes
Locations:Usually overhead from the trail along the American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Ring-Billed Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder, and USGS cable across American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Rock Wren
Seen:Yes
Locations:Rocks on both sides of Fish Ladder and along bank of American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Poor

Species:Ruby-Crowned Kinglet
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Snowy Egret
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River and ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery. Also look around the hatchery raceways
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Song Sparrow
Seen:
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Spotted Sandpiper
Seen:Yes
Locations:Along banks of Ameican River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:Spotted Towhee
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Fair

Species:Steelhead Trout
Seen:Yes
Locations:Fish Ladder December and January
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Thayer's Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:Tree Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River
Present Season:W Sp
Season View:
Reliable:Good

Species:Turkey Vulture
Seen:Yes
Locations:Above and along river especially during salmon runs in the Fall and Winter
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:Violet-Green Swallow
Seen:Yes
Locations:American River -- Present, at times, in good numbers during migration
Present Season: Sp
Season View:
Reliable:Fair

Species:Western Gull
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery, on American River, salmon weir, roof of hatchery building, holding ponds at top of fish ladder, and USGS cable across American River
Present Season:W
Season View:W
Reliable:Poor

Species:Western Scrub-Jay
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian areas along American River and hatchery grounds
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Breasted Nuthatch
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W Sp F
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Crowned Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good

Species:White-Tailed Kite
Seen:Yes
Locations:Sometimes seen from River Discovery trail accross river
Present Season:W Sp F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Poor

Species:White-Throated Sparrow
Seen:Yes
Locations:In sky along American River expecially near Hazel Ave Bridge where it nests
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Excellent

Species:Wild Turkey
Seen:Yes
Locations:On hill side accross American River from hatchery
Present Season: Yr
Season View: Yr
Reliable:Fair

Species:Wood Duck
Seen:Yes
Locations:Ponds behind American River Trout Hatchery and American River
Present Season: Yr
Season View:W Sp
Reliable:Poor to Fair

Species:Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Seen:Yes
Locations:Riparian Habitat American River
Present Season:W F
Season View:W F
Reliable:Good