In honor of St. Paddy’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite green-hued California birds. Please share yours in the comments.
Where to see them: Breeds from Alaska east to South Dakota, south to southern California and Texas.
Where to see them: Breeds from central Oregon south through mountains to southern California and Great Basin to southeastern New Mexico.
Where to see them: Resident from northern California southward.
Where to see them: Breeds from Alaska and Quebec south to southern California, Virginia, Texas, and northern Mexico.
Where to see them: Breeds from Alaska east across Canada to Newfoundland, south to southern California and New Mexico in West, and to Great Lakes region and northern New England in East.
Where to see them: Breeds from Alaska south along coast to Baja California.
Where to see them: Resident in southwestern British Columbia south to southern California, central Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, and western Texas.
Where to see them: Breeds in northern Alaska, Manitoba, and Quebec south to California, Colorado, Nebraska, and New York.
Photos (in order) by: IrishFireside, Don Loarie, Roger Shaw, Richard Griffin, Sergey Yeliseev, Jeff Whitlock, Maggie Smith, Seabamirum, Matt Lee