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Birds

 

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The following bird species have been observed using one or more of the wildlife properties. Please report any additional sightings and pictures.

C = Colorado River Wildlife Area and Orchard Mesa Wildlife Area

D = DeBeque Wildlife Area

J = Grand Junction Wildlife Area

 

Colorado

DeBeque

Grand Junction

Avocet, American

C

 

J

Bittern, American

C

 

 

Blackbird, Brewer's

C

D

 

Blackbird, Red-winged

C

D

J

Blackbird, Yellow-headed

C

 

 

Bluebird, Mountain

C

D

 

Bluebird, Western

 

 

J

Bufflehead

C

 

J

Bunting, Indigo

 

D

J

Bunting, Lazuli

C

D

J

Bushtit

C

D

J

Canvasback

C

 

 

Catbird, Gray

 

D

 

Chat, Yellow-breasted

C

D

J

Chickadee, Black-capped

C

D

J

Chickadee, Mountain

C

D

 

Collared-dove, Eurasian

C

 

 

Coot, American

C

 

J

Cormorant, Double-crested

C

D

 

Cowbird, Brown-headed

C

D

J

Crane, Sandhill

C

D

J

Creeper, Brown

C

 

J

Crow, American

C

D

J

Cuckoo, Yellow-billed

C

 

 

Dipper, American

 

D

 

Dove, Mourning

C

D

J

Dove, Rock

C

D

J

Dowitcher, Long-billed

C

 

 

Duck, Ring-necked

C

 

J

Duck, Ruddy

C

 

J

Duck, Wood

C

D

J

Eagle, Bald

C

D

J

Eagle, Golden

C

D

J

Egret, Great

C

 

 

Egret, Snowy

C

 

 

Falcon, Peregrine

C

 

 

Falcon, Prairie

C

 

 

Finch, Cassin's

 

D

 

Finch, House

C

D

J

Flicker, Red-shafted

C

D

J

Flycatcher, Ash-throated

C

D

J

Flycatcher, Cordilleran

C

 

 

Flycatcher, Dusky

 

D

 

Flycatcher, Gray

 

D

 

Gadwall

C

D

J

Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray

C

D

 

Godwit, Marbled

C

 

 

Goldeneye, Common

C

D

J

Goldfinch, American

C

D

J

Goldfinch, Lesser

C

D

J

Goose, Cackling

C

 

 

Goose, Canada

C

D

J

Goose, Greater White-fronted

C

 

J

Goose, Ross'

C

 

 

Goose, Snow

C

 

 

Grackle, Common

C

 

 

Grackle, Great-tailed

C

D

 

Grebe, Clark's

C

 

 

Grebe, Eared

C

D

 

Grebe, Horned

C

 

 

Grebe, Pied-billed

C

 

J

Grebe, Red-necked

C

 

 

Grebe, Western

C

D

 

Grosbeak, Black-headed

C

D

J

Grosbeak, Blue

C

D

J

Grosbeak, Evening

C

 

J

Gull, Bonaparte's

C

 

 

Gull, California

C

 

 

Gull, Franklin's

C

 

 

Gull, Herring

C

 

 

Gull, Ring-billed

C

 

 

Harrier, Northern

C

D

J

Hawk, Cooper's

C

D

 

Hawk, Ferruginous

 

D

 

Hawk, Red-tailed

C

D

J

Hawk, Rough-legged

C

 

 

Hawk, Sharp-shinned

C

 

J

Heron, Black-crowned Night-

C

 

J

Heron, Great Blue

C

D

J

Heron, Green

C

 

 

Hummingbird, Black-chinned

C

D

J

Hummingbird, Broad-tailed

C

D

 

Ibis, White-faced

C

D

 

Jay, Pinyon

C

D

J

Jay, Steller's

C

D

 

Jay, Western Scrub

C

D

J

Junco, Dark-eyed

C

D

J

Kestrel, American

C

D

J

Killdeer

C

D

J

Kingbird, Eastern

C

D

 

Kingbird, Western

C

D

J

Kingfisher, Belted

C

D

J

Kinglet, Ruby-crowned

C

D

J

Loon, Common

C

 

 

Magpie, Black-billed

C

D

J

Mallard

C

D

J

Meadowlark, Western

C

D

J

Merganser, Common

C

D

J

Merganser, Hooded

C

D

J

Merganser, Red-breasted

C

D

 

Merlin

C

 

J

Mockingbird, Northern

C

D

J

Nighthawk, Common

C

 

 

Nuthatch, Red-breasted

C

 

 

Nuthatch, White-breasted

C

D

J

Oriole, Bullock's

C

D

J

Osprey

C

D

J

Owl, Great Horned

C

D

J

Owl, Western Screech-

C

 

J

Pelican, American White

C

 

 

Pewee, Western Wood-

C

D

 

Phalarope, Red-necked

C

 

 

Phalarope, Wilson's

C

D

J

Pheasant, Ring-necked

C

D

J

Phoebe, Black

 

D

 

Phoebe, Say's

C

D

J

Pintail, Northern

C

 

J

Pipit, American

C

 

 

Plover, American Golden-

C

 

 

Plover, Black-bellied

C

 

 

Plover, Semipalmated

C

 

 

Plover, Snowy

C

 

 

Quail, Gambel's

C

 

J

Rail, Virginia

C

 

 

Raven, Common

C

D

J

Redhead

C

 

J

Robin, American

C

D

J

Sandpiper, Baird's

C

 

 

Sandpiper, Least

C

 

J

Sandpiper, Pectoral

C

 

 

Sandpiper, Semipalmated

C

 

 

Sandpiper, Solitary

C

 

 

Sandpiper, Spotted

C

D

J

Sandpiper, Western

C

 

J

Sapsucker, Red-naped

 

D

 

Scaup, Greater

C

 

 

Scaup, Lesser

C

 

J

Scoter, Black

C

 

 

Scoter, Surf

C

 

 

Scoter, White-winged

C

 

 

Shoveler, Northern

C

D

J

Shrike, Loggerhead

C

 

J

Shrike, Northern

 

 

J

Siskin, Pine

 

D

 

Snipe, Common

C

D

 

Solitare, Townsend's

C

D

 

Sora

C

D

 

Sparrow, American Tree

C

 

J

Sparrow, Brewer's

C

D

J

Sparrow, Chipping

C

D

J

Sparrow, House

C

 

J

Sparrow, Lark

C

D

J

Sparrow, Lincoln's

C

 

 

Sparrow, Sage

C

 

 

Sparrow, Song

C

D

J

Sparrow, Vesper

C

D

J

Sparrow, White-crowned

C

D

J

Sparrow, White-throated

C

D

J

Starling, European

C

D

J

Stilt, Black-necked

C

 

 

Swallow, Bank

C

D

J

Swallow, Barn

C

D

J

Swallow, Cliff

C

D

J

Swallow, Northern Rough-winged

C

D

J

Swallow, Tree

C

D

J

Swallow, Violet-green

C

D

J

Swan, Mute

C

 

 

Swan, Trumpeter

C

D

J

Swan, Tundra

C

 

J

Swift, Black

C

 

 

Swift, White-throated

C

D

J

Tanager, Western

C

D

J

Teal, Blue-winged

C

 

J

Teal, Cinnamon

C

D

J

Teal, Green-winged

C

D

J

Tern, Black

C

 

 

Tern, Caspian

C

 

 

Tern, Common

C

 

 

Tern, Forster's

C

 

 

Tern, Least

C

 

 

Thrasher, Sage

C

D

J

Titmouse, Juniper

C

D

 

Towhee, Green-tailed

C

D

 

Towhee, Spotted

C

D

J

Turkey, Wild

 

D

 

Turnstone, Ruddy

C

 

 

Vireo, Gray

 

D

 

Vireo, Plumbeous

C

D

 

Vireo, Warbling

C

D

 

Vulture, Turkey

C

D

J

Warbler, Black-throated Gray

C

D

 

Warbler, MacGillivray's

C

D

 

Warbler, Nashville

C

 

 

Warbler, Orange-crowned

C

D

 

Warbler, Townsend's

C

 

 

Warbler, Virginia's

C

D

 

Warbler, Wilson's

C

D

 

Warbler, Yellow

C

D

J

Warbler, Yellow-rumped

C

D

J

Waterthrush, Northern

 

D

J

Waxwing, Cedar

C

D

J

Widgeon, American

C

D

J

Willet

C

 

 

Woodpecker, Downy

C

D

J

Woodpecker, Hairy

C

D

 

Wren, Bewicks

C

D

J

Wren, Canyon

 

D

 

Wren, House

 

D

 

Wren, Marsh

C

 

 

Wren, Rock

 

D

 

Yellowlegs, Greater

C

 

J

Yellowlegs, Lesser

C

 

 

Yellowthroat, Common

C

 

 

 

 

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