Many different kinds of birds eat insects, even sparrows when itís time to feed chicks.
- Cliff Swallow Nest: This
area, called Charleston Slough, includes many different
wetland habitats used by a great variety of birds. Cliff
Swallows migrate to buildings like this all over North America
to build these mud nests, also using bridges and highway
overpasses, greatly increasing their range and population.
- Western Bluebird: Lake Vasona County Park is home not only to Western Bluebirds but is a nesting location for Great Blue Herons.
- Burrowing Owl: On the way to the Environmental Education Center in Alviso, you might see the Burrowing Owls that nest in these fields and even perch in plain sight on "The Magic Fence."
- Dark Eyed Junco: This common sparrow can be seen throughout Rancho
San Antonio County Park and Open Space Preserve. Or, in your