• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Animals

Animal & Plant Species Lists »
By the Northern Colorado Plateau Network Inventory & Monitoring Progam.


Birds »

Mule Deer »

 
Mule Deer
NPS Photo by Lisa Lynch

Did You Know?

Peregrine falcon

Black Canyon is home to the fastest bird in the world, the Peregrine falcon. Scientists estimate that Peregrines can reach speeds of over 200 mph in an aerial dive.