Unpaginated. There are several other impressive mountains in this section, like the first glacier-hung peak north of the U.S. border—Mount Joffre. Take a one minute vacation from your computer. Rather the bones and hair all become a ball or tightly packed pellet in the stomach. Checklist of birds of Rocky Mountain National Park and Arapaho      National Recreation Area. Birds. Fun Facts:  This bird has an incredible memory, possibly the best of all birds. Rocky Mountains. Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge was established in part to protect Bald eagle nesting and winter roosting habitat. Elk can be seen all throughout the park, and it’s very likely that you’ll see a lots elk while you’re … I receive a tiny percent of any purchases you make through these links. Gray and white back, beige belly and a black head. Find out about up to the minute special offers. Colorado Birding. The scenery alone is worth a trip but for birders, Rocky Mountain National Park can be paradise. An owl’s stomach can’t digest the bones. For example, North America's largest herds of moose is in the Alberta-British Columbia foothills forests. No date. back to top If you are observant you will almost always see or hear birds no matter the season or weather. Nest:  Large dome nest of sticks with cup on inside. The Refuge was designated as a Colorado State Important Bird Area by the National Audubon Society in 2008. Since 1927, Blue Bird Corporation has continued to set industry standards with its innovative design and manufacturing capabilities. Appearance:  Up to 24 inches tall. I love hiking, my kids, and nature. * - Commonly Encountered & - Fairly Common ^ - Uncommon # - Rarely Encountered, PREFERRED HABITAT Codes are listed in order of frequency used. https://tailandfur.com/list-of-15-wild-mountain-animals-with-pictures Fun Facts:  Owls create both scat and pellets. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Over 300 different species of birds have been identified in Rocky Mountain National Park. Sign up for Audubon emails on how you can help and enjoy birds in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah. They usually do not migrate but stay in the same area all year. Favorite Colorado birds to seek out are the mountain bluebird, sandhill crane, hooded merganser, bald eagle, cinnamon teal, calliope hummingbird, western tanager and the white-tailed ptarmigan. Over 270 species of birds have been reported in this area over the last 100 years. Sometimes they will watch other birds hiding acorns or seeds and then they will steal them after the birds leave. Rocky Mountain National Park Vacation and Travel Information, http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/othrdata/chekbird/r6/rockymt.htm, Photo Credits:  Michael Hodges, Jim Osterberg. Males have a bright, shiny red throat that distinguishes them, white chest and metallic green back. From geese to grouse, owls to woodpeckers, hummingbirds, bluebirds, woodpeckers, and warblers —you can see them all in Rocky Mountain National Park. Ferruginous Hawks, Swainson’s Hawks, Golden Eagles, Burrowing Owls, Mountain Plovers, Prairie Falcons, McCown’s and Chestnut-collared Longspurs, Vesper, Grasshopper, Cassin’s and Brewer’s Sparrows all make a home in the area. 280 species have been reported in the Park! We disclose material relationships and share honest opinions. Bring your binoculars and add to your bird list! Fun Facts:  They are made for flying. Rocky Mountain Spring Bath. Appearance:  Up to 20 inches tall. Since Rocky Mountain National Park's creation in 1915, 280 species of birds have been spotted throughout the Park and surrounding regions. Additionally, Blue Bird provides comprehensive financial solutions through Blue Bird Capital Services. Numerous mountain ranges combine to produce some of the most incredible mountains in the world. Seasonal changes are indicated by combining habitat with time of occurrence. Diet:  Carnivore (small animals such as rodents and rabbits). More information on Colorado’s must-see birds and where to find them. Nest:  Takes over squirrel or other birds nests. Appearance:  Black, about 18 inches tall (smaller than a Raven). See search results for this author. W. Slope Sage) P - Ponderosa Pine R - Wooded Creekbottoms (esp. Mount Robson is the tallest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mountain system, reaching 3,954 meters above sea level. Diet:  Omnivore – small animals, nuts, berries, and birds’ eggs. They have a red/brick colored tail. There are more than 800 species of birds in North America. The Rocky Mountains are home to hundreds of birds, some of which stay all year and others migrate short or long distances. Its moderate height (usually topping out around 40 feet) means that the mountain ash isn’t too much of a problem for power lines, and it is tolerant of conditions like strong winds, clay soils and variable pH. Nest:  Small cavity in a tree 5 – 20 feet off the ground. More than 270 different species have been recorded in the park--many are just passing through, but the park's specialties are what the birders seek! Donate. Rocky Mountains The Trails Explore Wild Colorado! Nest:  Big platform nest located on tops of trees or poles. This list includes 260 species which have been reported for this region, including Rocky Mountain National Park, Arapahoe National Recreation Area, Estes Park, and Granby. The Rocky Mountains are home to such jems as Montana's Glacier National Park, Canada's Banff, Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park and The Tetons just to name a few. From here the ecoregion extends east and north through the Idaho Panhandle, northwestern Montana, and southern British Columbia and Alberta to the continental divide and the upper east slopes of the Rockies. in cooperation with the National Park Service. Fun Facts:  They build their nests in cliff faces with lots of other swallow nests around them. The Rocky Mountain Avian Data Center serves as the portal for avian information collected by the Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and our collaborators in the Rocky Mountains, Great Plains, and Intermountain West. Birders arriving must first follow signs to the ranch headquarters, where there's a kiosk with information. Despite their large size, they weigh less than five pounds. It is arranged according to the 6th Edition of the A.O.U Check-list. The Rocky Mountains are important habitat for a great deal of wildlife, such as elk, moose, mule deer, white-tailed deer, pronghorn, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, black bear, grizzly bear, gray wolf, coyote, cougar, bobcat, Canada lynx, and wolverine. The park covers 416 square miles and has 359 miles of hiking trails. Then before they hide the acorns themselves, they look around to make sure no other bird is watching them. Cottonwood) S - Spruce Fir T - Tundra U - Urban & Ranches W - Aquatic Habitats (ponds, lakes, streams), LOONS, GREBES                     Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Arctic Loon                             5                    #                   W___ Common Loon                       4                    ^                   W___ Pied-billed Grebe                   4                    ^                   W___ Horned Grebe                        4                    #                   W___ Red-necked Grebe                 4                    #                   W___ Eared Grebe                           4                    ^                   W___ Western Grebe                      4,2                  &                   W, PELICANS, HERONS, ALLIES         Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ American White Pelican             4                    #                   W___ American Bittern                      4                    #                   W___ Least Bittern                            4                    #                   W___ Great Blue Heron                     4,2                  ^                   W___ Snowy Egret                            4                    #                   W___ Green-backed Heron                4                    #                   W     (Green Heron)                                                            ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron       4                    #                   W                 ___ White-faced Ibis                       4                    #                   W, SWANS, GEESE, DUCKS               Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Tundra Swan                              4                    #                   W     (Whistling Swan)               ___ Greater White-fronted Goose       3                    #                   W___ Snow Goose                               3                    #                   W         ___ Canada Goose                            4                    ^                   W        ___ Wood Duck                                                       #                   W      ___ Green-winged Teal                     4,2,3                &                   W___ Mallard                                      2,3,4                *                   W___ Northern Pintail                           4,3                  ^                   W___ Blue-winged Teal                         4,2                  &                   W___ Cinnamon Teal                            4,2                  ^                   W      ___ Northern Shoveler                       4,2                  ^                   W         ___ Gadwall                                     4,2,3                ^                   W       ___ American Wigeon                        4,3                  ^                   W         ___ Canvasback                                4                    #                   W         ___ Redhead                                    4,3                  ^                   W         ___ Ring-necked Duck                        2                    &                   W         ___ Lesser Scaup                              4,3                  &                   W___ Oldsquaw                                    3                    #                   W___ White-winged Scoter                    4                    #                   W         ___ Common Goldeneye                    3                    *                   W___ Barrow's Goldeneye                    3,4                  &                   W           ___ Bufflehead                                 4,3                  ^                   W         ___ Hooded Merganser                      3,4                  ^                   W       ___ Common Merganser                   3,4,2                &                   W         ___ Red-breasted Merganser              4                    ^                   W___ Ruddy Duck                               4,3                  ^                   W, VULTURES, HAWKS, EAGLES           Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Turkey Vulture                            4,2                  ^                   F         ___ Osprey                                       4,2                  ^                   W        ___ Bald Eagle                                   3                    ^                   F,W        ___ Northern Harrier                          4,1                  &                   F,G,T     (Marsh Hawk)___ Sharp-shinned Hawk                    4,1                  ^                   E,F___ Cooper's Hawk                            4,1                  ^                   E,F___ Northern Goshawk                        1                    &                   C,F___ Swainson's Hawk                         4,2                  ^                   F,G,T___ Red-tailed Hawk                            1                    *                   E,F___ Ferruginous Hawk                         4                    ^                   F,G,T___ Rough-legged Hawk                     3,2                  ^                   F,G,T___ Golden Eagle                                1                    &                   E,F___ American Kestrel                          2,1                  &                   E,F,G    (Sparrow Hawk)___ Merlin                                          4,2                  #     (Pigeon Hawk)                                     ___ Peregrine Falcon                           4,1                  #                   F,G,T    (Duck Hawk)___ Prairie Falcon                                2,1                  &                   F,T,G, GROUSE, PTARMIGAN                 Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Chukar                                                              #___ Ring-necked Pheasant                   1                    #                   G___ Blue Grouse                                 1                    &                   A,C ___ White-tailed Ptarmigan                  1                    &                   K,T___ Sage Grouse                                1                    ^                   M___ Wild Turkey                                  1                    ^  ___ Northern Bobwhite                                              #, RAILS, COOTS, CRANES              Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Virginia Rail                                  2                    ^                   W___ Sora                                            2                    ^                   W___ Common Moorhen                                              #                   W    (Common Gallinule)                            ___ American Coot                            4,2,3                ^                   W        ___ Sandhill Crane                             4                    #, SHOREBIRDS                        Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Semipalmated Plover                                         #                   W         ___ Killdeer                                       2                    &                   W,G___ American Avocet                          4                    #                   W               ___ Greater Yellowlegs                       4                    #                   W         ___ Lesser Yellowlegs                         4                    ^                   W         ___ Solitary Sandpiper                        4                    #                   W         ___ Willet                                           4                    #                   W         ___ Spotted Sandpiper                        2                    &                   W___ Long-billed Curlew                        4                    #                   W,G,T___ Marbled Godwit                             4                    #                   W___ Western Sandpiper                        4                    #                   W        ___ Least Sandpiper                            4                    #                   W___ Baird's Sandpiper                          4                    #                   W,T___ Common Snipe                             2,4                  &                   W___ Wilson's Phalarope                        4                    ^                   W___ Red-necked Phalarope                   4                    #                   W     (Northern Phalarope)  ___ Pomarine Jaeger                           4                    #                        ___ Franklin's Gull                               4                    &                   F,G         ___ Bonaparte's Gull                                                 #                   W         ___ Ring-billed Gull                           2,4,3                ^,&                 W___ California Gull                               2                    ^                   W        ___ Herring Gull                                  3                    ^                   W___ Forster's Tern                               4                    #                   W___ Black Tern                                    4                    #                   W, DOVES, PIGEONS, CUCKOOS           Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Rock Dove                                    1                    ^                   U     (Common Pigeon)___ Band-tailed Pigeon                         2                    &                   C,F___ Mourning Dove                              1                    &                   G,P,T___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo                                            #                   R, OWLS                              Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Flammulated Owl                            2                    #                   C___ Eastern Screech-Owl                       1                    ^                   C         ___ Great Horned Owl                           1                    &                   E,P,R___ Northern Pygmy                             1                    ^                   A,C,R___ Long-eared Owl                              1                    ^                   C,A,R___ Boreal Owl                                                           #                   S___ Northern Saw-whet Owl                   1                    ^                   A,C, NIGHTHAWKS, SWIFTS               Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Common Nighthawk                         2                    &                   F,G,C        ___ Common Poorwill                             2                    ^                   G,P        ___ Black Swift                                      2                    ^                   F,H___ Chimney Swift                                 2                    #                   F,U        ___ White-throated Swift                         2                    ^                   F,H, HUMMINGBIRDS, KINGFISHER          Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Magnificent Hummingbird                  4,2                  #    (Rivoli's Hummingbird)___ Calliope Hummingbird                       4,2                  #___ Broad-tailed Hummingbird                  2                    *                   E,C,R,U___ Rufous Hummingbird                          4                    &                   E,C,R,U___ Belted Kingfisher                               2,1                  &                   R,W, WOODPECKERS                       Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Lewis' Woodpecker                            4                    ^___ Red-headed Woodpecker                   2                    #                   A,R___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker                    2                    *                   A,B,R___ Williamson's Sapsucker                      2                    &                   P,A,C___ Downy Woodpecker                           1                    &                   R,A,C___ Hairy Woodpecker                             1                    &                   C,R,A___ Three-toed Woodpecker                     1                    ^                   S,A            ___ Northern Flicker                                 1                    *                   E, FLYCATCHERS                       Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Olive-sided Flycatcher                        2                    &                   C         ___ Western Wood-Pewee                        2                    *                   C,A,R___ Willow Flycatcher                               2                    &                   A,B,R    (Traill's Flycatcher)                     ___ Least Flycatcher                                 4                    #                   R,A___ Hammond's Flycatcher                        2                    &                   C___ Dusky Flycatcher                                2                    ^                   A,R,P___ Western Flycatcher                             2                    &                   C,A,R,U          ___ Say's Phoebe                                     4                    ^                   U,G___ Ash-throated Flycatcher                                            #___ Cassin's Kingbird                                                     #___ Western Kingbird                                4                    ^                   G,R,T  ___ Eastern Kingbird                                 4                    ^                   G, LARKS                             Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Horned Lark                                      1,4                  *                   G,T        ___ Purple Martin                                                           #        ___ Tree Swallow                                      2                    *                   F,A,E___ Violet-green Swallow                           2                    *                   F,A,U,E___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow           2                    #                   G___ Cliff Swallow                                       2                    &                   G,U        ___ Barn Swallow                                      2                    &                   U,G, JAYS, CROWS, MAGPIES              Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Gray Jay                                            1                    &                   S,C___ Steller's Jay                                        1                    *                   C___ Blue Jay                                                                   #___ Scrub Jay                                                                 #                   M___ Pinyon Jay                                          5                    ^___ Clark's Nutcracker                               1                    *                   C,T,F___ Black-billed Magpie                              1                    *                   E___ American Crow                                    1                    &                   E,F___ Common Raven                                   1                    &                   E,F,G,T, CHICKADEES, NUTHATCHES, CREEPER   Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Black-capped Chickadee                        1                    *                   R,A,P___ Mountain Chickadee                               1                    *                   C,R,A___ Red-breasted Nuthatch                           1                    &                   C,R___ White-breasted Nuthatch                         1                    &                   C,R,A___ Pygmy Nuthatch                                     1                    &                   P___ Brown Creeper                                       1                    &                   C,R, WRENS, DIPPER                     Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Rock Wren                            2                    &                   H___ Canyon Wren                       2,1                  &                   H___ Bewick's Wren                                            #___ House Wren                          2                    *                   A,P,R,U,M      ___ Winter Wren                                               #___ Dipper                                  1                    &                   W, KINGLETS, GNATCATCHERS            Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet                       1                    &                   S         ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet                          2                    *                   S,L,D         ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher                                              #, BLUEBIRDS, THRUSHES, THRASHERS    Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Eastern Bluebird                                                        #     ___ Western Bluebird                                 2                    ^                   P___ Mountain Bluebird                                2                    *                   P,G,T___ Townsend's Solitaire                            1                    &                   C___ Veery                                                2,4                  #                   R     (Willow Thrush)___ Swainson's Thrush                               2                    &                   D,S     (Olive-backed Thrush)___ Hermit Thrush                                     2                    &                   D,S___ American Robin                                  1,2                  *                   E___ Varied Thrush                                                           #___ Gray Catbird                                       2                    ^                   R___ Northern Mockingbird                                                 #___ Sage Thrasher                                    4,2                  ^                   M,G___ Brown Thrasher                                                         ^                   R, PIPITS, WAXWINGS, SHRIKES         Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Water Pipit                                          2,4                  *                   T,G___ Sprague's Pipit                                                           #___ Bohemian Waxwing                               5                    ^,*___ Cedar Waxwing                                     5                    ^                                   ___ Northern Shrike                                     3                    &                   G         ___ Loggerhead Shrike                                 4                    ^                   G, STARLINGS, VIREOS                 Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ European Starling                           1                    &                   U,R        ___ Solitary Vireo                                 2                    ^                   P,A___ Warbling Vireo                                2                    *                   A,R___ Red-eyed Vireo                              4,2                  #                   R,A, WOOD WARBLERS                     Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Tennessee Warbler                          4                    #         ___ Orange-crowned Warbler                 4,2                  ^                   R,B         ___ Nashville Warbler                             4                    #___ Virginia's Warbler                             2                    &                   M___ Northern Parula                                                     #         ___ Yellow Warbler                                 2                    &                   R,B        ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler                    4,2                  #         ___ Magnolia Warbler                             4,2                  #___ Black-throated Blue Warbler              4                    #___ Yellow-rumped Warbler                    2,4                  *                   C,R,A    (Audubon's Warbler)    (Myrtle Warbler 4)___ Black-throated Gray Warbler              4                    #___ Townsend's Warbler                          4                    ^                   P,R,A___ Black-throated Green Warbler            4                    #___ Grace's Warbler                                4                    #               ___ Palm Warbler                                    4                    #         ___ Bay-breasted Warbler                       4,2                  #___ Black-and-White Warbler                   4                    #                      ___ American Redstart                            4,2                  #                   R___ Worm-eating Warbler                        4                    #          ___ Ovenbird                                                               #                   R        ___ Northern Waterthrush                                             #                   R___ Connecticut Warbler                          4                    #___ MacGillivray's Warbler                       2                    &                   B,R___ Common Yellowthroat                       4                    #                   B___ Hooded Warbler                                4                    #                     ___ Wilson's Warbler                               2                    *                   B,R    (Pileolated Warbler)                                                       ___ Yellow-breasted Chat                        4                    #                   R, TANAGERS                          Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Hepatic Tanager                                              #___ Scarlet Tanager                         4                    #___ Western Tanager                       2                    &                   C, GROSBEAKS, BUNTINGS, SPARROWS     Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Rose-breasted Grosbeak             2                    #___ Black-headed Grosbeak              2                    &                   R,A,P       ___ Lazuli Bunting                            2                    ^                   R,M        ___ Green-tailed Towhee                  2                    &                   M___ Rufous-sided Towhee                 2,3                  ^                   M        ___ American Tree Sparrow              3                    &                   M         ___ Chipping Sparrow                       2                    *                   P,G        ___ Clay-colored Sparrow                 4                    #                   G,T___ Brewer's Sparrow                      2,4                  ^                   G___ Vesper Sparrow                         2,4                  &                   G,T             ___ Lark Sparrow                             2,4                  #                   G___ Sage Sparrow                            4,2                  #                   M___ Lark Bunting                               4                    ^                   G,T        ___ Savannah Sparrow                     2,4                  ^                   G,T___ Fox Sparrow                               2                    #                   R          ___ Song Sparrow                            2,1                  &                   B,R        ___ Lincoln's Sparrow                        2                    *                   B         ___ White-throated Sparrow               3                    #         ___ White-crowned Sparrow               2                    *                   B,K    (Gambel's subspecies)                      ___ Harris' Sparrow                           3                    #         ___ Dark-eyed Junco                        1,3                  *                   E,C    (Gray-headed Junco)    (Subspecies: Oregon)                    3                    *                   E     Slatecolored                                 3                    &                   E     Whitewinged                                 3                    ^                   E, BLACKBIRDS, MEADOWLARKS, ORIOLES  Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Bobolink                                                             #        ___ Red-winged Blackbird                    2,3                  &                   B,G,W         ___ Western Meadowlark                      2                    ^                   G___ Yellow-headed Blackbird                 4                    #        ___ Rusty Blackbird                                                    #         ___ Brewer's Blackbird                         2,4                  &                   B,G,T,W         ___ Common Grackle                           2                    ^                   U,G        ___ Brown-headed Cowbird                   2                    &                   C,G,R,U___ Northern Oriole                              2,4                  #                   R    (Bullock's Oriole), FRINGILLID FINCHES                Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat, ___ Rosy Finch                                  1                    &                   T,G    (Brown-capped Rosy Finch)    (Subspecies Hepburn's Gray-          3,4                ^,&,#    crownedand Black)                      ___ Pine Grosbeak                             1                    &                   S___ Cassin's Finch                              1                    &                   M,P,S___ House Finch                                 1                    &                   U         ___ Red Crossbill                               1,5                  &                   C,F___ White-winged Crossbill                  5                    #                   C___ Common Redpoll                          3                    ^                              ___ Pine Siskin                                  1,2                 &,*                  C,E,F___ Lesser Goldfinch                           2                    #                   R              ___ American Goldfinch                      2,3                  ^                   R        ___ Evening Grosbeak                       3,2,5                &                   A,C,R,U, OLD WORLD SPARROWS                Occurrence        Chance of Seeing        Habitat. 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