• Mt. Williamson and cemetery monument


    National Historic Site California

Manzanar Bird List

Manzanar Bird List

Common Name Scientific Name Breeding Status
Mourning Dove Zenaida macroura Occasional breeder
Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilocus alexandri Regular breeder
Anna's Hummingbird Calypte anna Transient
Costa's Hummingbird Calypte costae Occasional breeder
Calliope Hummingbird Stellula calliope Transient
Rufous Hummingbird Selasphorus rufus Migrant
Hairy Woodpecker Picoides villosus Occasional breeder
Western Wood-Pewee Contopus sordidulus Transient
"Trails's" Flycatcher Empidonax (sp) Transient
Willow Flycatcher Empidonax traillii Transient
Hammond's Flycatcher Empidonax hammondii Migrant
Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii Transient
Dusky Flycatcher Empidonax oberholseri Transient
Pacific-slope Flycatcher Empidonax difficilis Transient
"Western" Flycatcher Empidonax (sp) Transient
Loggerhead Shrike Lanius ludovicianus Transient
Cassin's Vireo Vireo cassinii Transient
Warbling Vireo Vireo gilvus Transient
Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus Occasional breeder
Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii Regular breeder
House Wren Troglodytes aedon Transient
Ruby-crowned Kinglet Regulus calendula Migrant
Swainson's Thrush Catharus ustulatus Migrant
Orange-crowned Warbler Vermivora celata Occasional breeder
Nashville Warbler Vermivora ruficapilla Transient
Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia Transient
Audubon's Warbler Dendroica c. auduboni Transient
Townsend's Warbler Dendroica townsendi Migrant
MacGillivray's Warbler Oporomis tolmiei Occasional breeder
Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla Migrant
Western Tanager Piranga ludoviciana Occasional breeder
Green-tailed Towhee Pipilo chlorurus Transient
Spotted Towhee Pipilo maculatus Regular breeder
Shipping Sparrow Spizella passerina Occasional breeder
Sage Sparrow Amphispiza belli Occasional breeder
Lincoln's Sparrow Melospiza lincolnii Migrant
Black-headed Grosbeak Pheucticus melanocephalus Regular breeder

Lazuli Bunting

Passerina amoena

Occasional breeder

Bullock's Oriole Icterus bullockii

Occasional breeder

Did You Know?

From the photo album of Yoshiko Hosoi.

188 couples were married at Manzanar. Some former internees say that without the camps, they never would have met their spouse. Hundreds of other couples married just before going to camp to avoid being separated.