More Summer/Migratory Birds
WILSON'S SNIPE (Gallinago gallinago)
Uncommon but has been seen at some of the park elk ponds.
BLACK-NECKED STILT (Himantopus mexicanus)
Uncommon but has been seen in the park during migration usually at the park's sewer lagoons.
LESSER YELLOWLEGS (Tringa flavipes)
Uncommon but has been seen in the park during migration usually at the park sewer lagoons.
MACGILLIVRAY'S WARBLER (Oporornis tolmiei)
Fairly common in the riparian areas of the park.
LINCOLN'S SPARROW (Melospitza lincolnii)
Uncommon but has been seen in Frijoles Canyon.
GREEN-TAILED TOWHEE (Pipilo chlorurus)
Somewhat common at higher elevations in the park such as near Dome Road or Cerro Grande. Has been seen in Frijoles Canyon but less common.
CALLIOPE HUMMINGBIRD (Stellula calliope)
Uncommon to somewhat common during migration. Far less common than Broad-tailed, Black-chinned, and Rufous.
HERMIT THRUSH (Catharus guttatus)
Common along riparian areas especially during migration but, to a lesser extent, also all summer.
CORDILLERAN FLYCATCHER (Empidonax occidentalis)
Uncommon but may be seen in the riparian area of the park. Nests have been found here. One pair even nested in a CCC light fixture at the visitor center in summer 2006.
LESSER GOLDFINCH (Carduelis psaltria)
Very common in the riparian area and less common on the mesatops. Nests in the park.
ZONE-TAILED HAWK (Buteo albonotatus)
GREATER ROADRUNNER (Geococcyx californianus)
Rose-breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus)
NORTHERN PARULA (Parula americana)
HOUSE WREN (Troglodytes aedon)
BEWICK'S WREN (Thryomanes bewickii)
BAIRD'S SANDPIPER (Calidris bairdii)
Last updated: February 24, 2015