Bird List

Common names and taxonomic order are from the A.O.U. Checklist, 1998.

Abundance:

C Common likely to see in proper habitat
U Uncommon possible to see in proper habitat
R Rare unlikely to see even in proper habitat


Residence:

PR Permanent Resident
S Summer Resident
W Winter Resident
M Migrant


Please report observations of unlisted or rare species at the park visitor center.

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Grebes, Pelicans, Cormorants

Abundance

Residence

Eared Grebe

R

M

Pied-billed Grebe

R

M

Red Necked Grebe

R

M

American White Pelican

R

M

Double-crested Cormorant

R

M

 
Herons, Bitterns

Abundance

Residence

American Bittern

R

M

Great Blue Heron

R

M,S

 
Geese, Ducks

Abundance

Residence

Snow Goose

R

M

Ross's Goose

R

M

Canada Goose

R

M

Wood Duck

R

M

Green-winged Teal

U

M

Mallard

C,U

M,S

Northern Pintail

R

M

Blue-winged Teal

C

M

Northern Shoveler

U

M

Gadwall

R

M

Green-winged Teal

U

M

American Wigeon

R

M

Ring-necked Duck

R

M

Lesser Scaup

R

M

Bufflehead

R

M

 
Vultures, Birds of Prey

Abundance

Residence

Turkey Vulture

U

S

Osprey
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R

M

Bald Eagle

R

M,W

Northern Harrier

U

M

Sharp-shinned Hawk

U

PR

Cooper's Hawk

U

PR

Northern Goshawk

R

PR

Swainson's Hawk

R

M

Red-tailed Hawk

C

S

Ferruginous Hawk

R

S

Rough-legged Hawk

R

M,W

Golden Eagle

C

PR

American Kestrel

C

S

Merlin

U,R

M,S

Peregrine Falcon

R

M

Prairie Falcon

U

PR

 
Fowl-like Birds

Abundance

Residence

Gray Partridge

R

PR

Ring-neck Pheasant

R

PR

Sharp-tailed Grouse

U

PR

Wild Turkey

U

PR

 
Rails, Coots, Cranes

Abundance

Residence

Sora

R

M,S

American Coot

R

M

Sandhill Crane

R

M

 
Shorebirds, Gulls, Terns

Abundance

Residence

Semipalmated Plover

R

M

Killdeer

C

S

American Avocet

R

M

Greater Yellowlegs

R

M

Lesser Yellowlegs

R

M

Solitary Sandpiper

R

M

Willet

R

M

Spotted Sandpiper

U,R

M,S

Upland Sandpiper

C

S

Long-billed Curlew

R

M

Marbled Godwit

R

M

Common Snipe

R

M

Wilson's Phalarope

R

M

Red-necked Phalarope

R

M

Franklin's Gull

R

M

Bonaparte's Gull

R

M

Ring-billed Gull

R

M

Black Tern

R

M

 
Doves, Cuckoos

Abundance

Residence

Rock Dove

U

PR

Mourning Dove

C

S

Black-billed Cuckoo

R

S

 
Owls

Abundance

Residence

Eastern Screech Owl

R

PR

Great Horned Owl

U

PR

Snowy Owl

R

M,W

Burrowing Owl

U

S

Long-eared Owl

R

PR

Short-eared Owl

R

PR

Northern Saw-whet Owl

U

PR

 
Nighthawls, Nightjars, Swifts

Abundance

Residence

Common Nighthawk

C

S

Common Poorwill

U

S

White-throated Swift

U

S

 
Hummingbirds

Abundance

Residence

Ruby-throated Hummingbird

R

M

Broad-tailed Hummingbird

R

M

Rufous Hummingbird

R

M

 
Kingfishers

Abundance

Residence

Belted Kingfisher

R

S

 
Woodpeckers

Abundance

Residence

Lewis' Woodpecker

U

S

Red-headed Woodpecker

U

S

Red-naped Sapsucker

R

S

Downy Woodpecker

C

PR

Hairy Woodpecker

C

PR

Black-backed Woodpecker

R

PR

Northern Flicker

C

S

 
Flycatchers

Abundance

Residence

Olive-sided Flycatcher

R

M,S

Alder Flycatcher

R

M

Western Wood Peewee

C

S

Willow Flycatcher

R

M

Least Flycatcher

R

S

Dusky Flycatcher

U

S

Cordilleran Flycatcher

U

S

Eastern Phoebe

R

S

Say's Phoebe

U

S

Great Crested Flycatcher

R

M

Cassin's Kingbird

R

M

Western Kingbird

U

S

Eastern Kingbird

C

S

 
Larks, Swallows

Abundance

Residence

Horned Lark

U

PR

Tree Swallow

R

S

Violet-green Swallow

C

S

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

R

S

Bank Swallow

R

S

Cliff Swallow

C

S

Barn Swallow

C

S

 
Jays, Magpies, Crows

Abundance

Residence

Gray Jay

R

PR

Blue Jay

R

PR

Pinyon Jay

U

PR

Clark's Nutcracker

R

PR

Black-billed Magpie

C

PR

American Crow

C

PR

 
Chickadees, Nuthatches, Creepers

Abundance

Residence

Black-capped Chickadee

C

PR

Red-breasted Nuthatch

C

PR

White-breasted Nuthatch

C

PR

Pygmy Nuthatch

R

PR

Brown Creeper

R

PR

 
Wrens, Kinglets

Abundance

Residence

Rock Wren

U

S

Canyon Wren

U

S

House Wren

C

S

Winter Wren

R

W

Golden-crowned Kinglet

R

PR

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

U

S,M

 
Bluebirds, Thrushes

Abundance

Residence

Eastern Bluebird

U

S

Mountain Bluebird

C

S

Townsend's Solitaire

C

PR

Veery

R

M

Swainson's Thrush

U

S

American Robin

C

PR

 
Mimics, Thrashers, Starlings, Pipits

Abundance

Residence

Gray Catbird

U

S

Northern Mockingbird

R

M

Brown Thrasher

U

S

European Starling

U

PR

American Pipit

R

M

 
Waxwings

Abundance

Residence

Bohemian Waxwing

R

M,W

Cedar Waxwing

U

PR

 
Shrikes

Abundance

Residence

Loggerhead Shrike

U

S

Northern Shrike

U

W

 
Vireos

Abundance

Residence

Bell's Vireo

R

S

Plumbeous Vireo

C

S

Warbling Vireo

U

S

Red-eyed Vireo

R

S

 
Warblers

Abundance

Residence

Tennessee Warbler

R

M

Orange-crowned Warbler

U

M

Yellow Warbler

U

S

Chestnut-sided Warbler

R

M

Black-throated Blue Warbler

R

M

Yellow-rumped Warbler

C

S,M

Prairie Warbler

R

M

Palm Warbler

R

M

Blackpoll Warbler

R

M

Black-and-white Warbler

R

M

American Redstart

U

S

Ovenbird

U

S

Northern Waterthrush

U

M

MacGillivrary's Warbler

R

S

Common Yellowthroat

C

S

Wilson's Warbler

U

M

Yellow-breasted Chat

C

S

 
Tanagers, Towhees

Abundance

Residence

Western Tanager

C

S

Spotted Towhee

C

S

 
Grosbeaks, Buntings, Dickcissels Abundance

Residence

Lazuli Bunting

R

S

Indigo Bunting

R

s

Dickcissel

R

S

Blue Grosbeak

R

M

Black-headed Grosbeak

U

S

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

R

M

 
Sparrows, Juncos, Longspurs

Abundance

Residence

American Tree Sparrow

U

W

Chipping Sparrow

C

S

Clay-colored Sparrow

U

M

Field Sparrow

U

S

Vesper Sparrow

C

S

Lark Sparrow

U

S

Lark Bunting

R

S

Savannah Sparrow

R

M

Baird's Sparrow

R

M

Song Sparrow

U

S

Lincoln's Sparrow

R

M

Harris's Sparrow

R

M

White-throated Sparrow

R

M

White-crowned Sparrow

U

M

Dark-eyed Junco

C

PR

McCown's Longspur

R

M

Lapland Longspur

R

M,W

Chestnut-collared Longspur

R

M,S

Snow Bunting

R

W

 
Blackbirds, Meadowlarks, Orioles

Abundance

Residence

Bobolink

R

S

Red-winged Blackbird

C

S

Eastern Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark

C

S

Yellow-headed Blackbird

R

S

Brewer's Blackbird

C

S

Common Grackle

U

S

Brown-headed Cowbird

U

S

Orchard Oriole

R

S

Baltimore Oriole

R

S

Bullock's Oriole

U

S

 
Finches, Crossbills

Abundance

Residence

Gray-crowned Rosy Finch

R

W

Purple Finch

R

W

Cassin's Finch

R

PR

House Finch

R

PR

Red Crossbill

C

PR

Common Redpoll

R

W

Pine Siskin

U

PR

American Goldfinch

C

S

Evening Grosbeak

R

PR

House Sparrow

R

M


Last updated: January 17, 2018

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