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Colorado: Lekking Grouse

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Please note that bird lists are displayed in a tabular format that may be difficult to read on smaller devices.

Cumulative Bird List

with Evan Obercian & Gavin Bieber as leaders

  • Column A = number of tours (out of 12) on which this species has been recorded
  • Column B = number of days this species was seen on the 2017 tour
  • Column C = maximum daily count for this species on the 2017 tour
  • Column D = H = heard only
A B C D
9 Snow Goose Chen caerulescens
6 Ross's Goose Chen rossii
4 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
12 Canada Goose 9 60 Branta canadensis
12 Wood Duck 2 4 Aix sponsa
12 Gadwall 7 250 Anas strepera
1 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
12 American Wigeon 5 100 Anas americana
12 Mallard 8 100 Anas platyrhynchos
12 Blue-winged Teal 5 10 Anas discors
12 Cinnamon Teal 5 10 Anas cyanoptera
12 Northern Shoveler 7 350 Anas clypeata
12 Northern Pintail 3 6 Anas acuta
12 Green-winged Teal 6 150 Anas crecca
11 Canvasback 2 120 Aythya valisineria
12 Redhead 3 25 Aythya americana
12 Ring-necked Duck 6 30 Aythya collaris
5 Greater Scaup Aythya marila
12 Lesser Scaup 4 150 Aythya affinis
1 Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis
12 Bufflehead 2 20 Bucephala albeola
12 Common Goldeneye 3 12 Bucephala clangula
8 Barrow's Goldeneye 1 20 Bucephala islandica
7 Hooded Merganser Lophodytes cucullatus
12 Common Merganser 6 12 Mergus merganser
10 Red-breasted Merganser 2 1 Mergus serrato
12 Ruddy Duck 2 250 Oxyura jamaicensis
12 Scaled Quail 1 30 Callipepla squamata
2 Gambel's Quail Callipepla gambelii
5 Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
9 Chukar 1 6 Alectoris chukar
12 Ring-necked Pheasant 3 10 Phasianus colchicus
12 Greater Sage-Grouse 1 60 Centrocercus urophasianus
12 Gunnison Sage-Grouse 1 25 Centrocercus minimus
7 White-tailed Ptarmigan 1 2 Lagopus leucurus
8 Dusky Grouse 1 1 Dendragapus obscurus obscurus
12 Sharp-tailed Grouse 2 10 Tympanuchus phasianellus
12 Greater Prairie-Chicken 1 9 Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus
12 Lesser Prairie-Chicken 1 7 Tympanuchus pallidicinctus
12 Wild Turkey 3 25 Meleagris gallopavo
1 Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
5 Common Loon 4 1 Gavia immer
10 Pied-billed Grebe 3 2 Podilymbus podiceps
8 Horned Grebe 3 8 Podiceps auritus
1 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
12 Eared Grebe 2 100 Podiceps nigricollis
12 Western Grebe 4 150 Aechmophorus occidentalis
10 Clark's Grebe 2 6 Aechmophorus clarkii
12 American White Pelican 6 80 Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
12 Double-crested Cormorant 7 100 Phalacrocorax auritus
12 Great Blue Heron 5 12 Ardea herodias
3 Great Egret Ardea alba
5 Snowy Egret Egretta thula
3 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
1 Green Heron 1 1 Butorides virescens
6 Black-crowned Night-Heron 1 1 Nycticorax nycticorax
1 Glossy Ibis 1 1 Plegadis falcinellus
6 White-faced Ibis 2 16 Plegadis chihi
12 Turkey Vulture 9 20 Cathartes aura
12 Osprey 5 5 Pandion haliaetus
1 Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
12 Bald Eagle 4 3 Haliaeetus leucocephalus
12 Northern Harrier 4 2 Circus cyaneus
12 Sharp-shinned Hawk 3 2 Accipiter striatus
12 Cooper's Hawk 4 3 Accipiter cooperii
2 Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentils
3 Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
12 Swainson's Hawk 4 20 Buteo swainsoni
12 Red-tailed Hawk 9 10 Buteo jamaicensis
11 Ferruginous Hawk 2 1 Buteo regalis
11 Rough-legged Hawk 1 4 Buteo lagopus
12 Golden Eagle 6 7 Aquila chrysaetos
3 Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
12 American Coot 7 450 Fulica americana
12 Sandhill Crane 2 24 Grus canadensis
1 Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
11 Snowy Plover Charadrius alexandrinus
1 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
12 Killdeer 8 8 Charadrius vociferus
12 Mountain Plover 1 6 Charadrius montanus
10 Black-necked Stilt 1 5 Himantopus mexicanus
12 American Avocet 1 7 Recurvirostra americana
2 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
1 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
8 Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca
1 Willet (Western) Tringa semipalmata inornatus
6 Lesser Yellowlegs 1 3 Tringa flavipes
1 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
11 Long-billed Curlew Numenius americanus
1 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
6 Marbled Godwit Limosa fedoa
10 Baird's Sandpiper 1 20 Calidris bairdii
1 Pectoral Sandpiper 1 10 Calidris melanotos
6 Least Sandpiper 1 1 Calidris minutilla
4 Semipalmated Sandpiper 1 1 Calidris pusilla
4 Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri
4 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
9 Wilson's Snipe 1 1 H Gallinago delicate
5 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
11 Bonaparte's Gull 2 25 Chroicocephalus philadelphia
12 Franklin's Gull 2 35 Leucophaeus pipixcan
12 Ring-billed Gull 4 15 Larus delawarensis
12 California Gull 3 30 Larus californicus
6 Herring Gull Larus argentatus
2 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
2 Caspian Tern 1 2 Hydroprogne caspia
3 Forster's Tern 1 1 Sterna forsteri
12 Rock Pigeon 9 50 Columba livia
4 Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
12 Eurasian Collared-Dove 9 100 Streptopelia decaocto
5 White-winged Dove 1 4 Zenaida asiatica
12 Mourning Dove 6 40 Zenaida macroura
1 Inca Dove Columbina inca
3 Greater Roadrunner 1 1 Geococcyx californianus
10 Barn Owl 1 1 Tyto alba pratincola
12 Great Horned Owl 3 2 Bubo virginianus subarcticus
2 Northern Pygmy-Owl Glaucidium gnoma
12 Burrowing Owl 3 8 Athene cunicularia hypugaea
7 Long-eared Owl Asio otus tuftsi
1 Short-eared Owl 1 1 Asio flammeus
11 White-throated Swift 3 30 Aeronautes saxatalis
1 Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
4 Broad-tailed Hummingbird 2 1 Selasphorus platycercus
11 Belted Kingfisher 2 2 Megaceryle alcyon
12 Lewis's Woodpecker 1 3 Melanerpes lewis
7 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 3 Melanerpes carolinus
2 Williamson's Sapsucker Sphyrapicus thyroideus
4 Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
12 Downy Woodpecker 2 4 Picoides pubescens
9 Hairy Woodpecker 3 2 Picoides villosus
5 American Three-toed Woodpecker 1 2 Picoides tridactylus dorsalis
12 Northern Flicker 9 6 Colaptes auratus
12 American Kestrel 9 25 Falco sparverius
4 Merlin 1 1 Falco columbarius
8 Peregrine Falcon 1 1 Falco peregrinus
12 Prairie Falcon 2 2 Falco mexicanus
1 Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii
3 Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
9 Eastern Phoebe 4 3 Sayornis phoebe
12 Say's Phoebe 7 6 Sayornis saya
1 Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
1 Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
1 Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
3 Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
1 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 1 1 Tyrannus forficatus
11 Loggerhead Shrike 3 8 Lanius ludovicianus
2 Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
8 Gray Jay 1 2 Periscoreus canadensis capitalis
12 Steller's Jay 5 20 Cyanocitta stelleri macrolopha
11 Blue Jay 1 2 Cyanocitta cristata
12 Western Scrub-Jay 4 6 Aphelocoma woodhouseii
9 Pinyon Jay 1 20 Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
10 Clark's Nutcracker 1 10 Nucifraga columbiana
12 Black-billed Magpie 7 50 Pica hudsonia
12 American Crow 7 30 Corvus brachyrhynchos
11 Chihuahuan Raven 1 2 Corvus cryptoleucus
12 Common Raven 7 20 Corvus corax
12 Horned Lark 7 100 Eremophila alpestris
1 Purple Martin 1 2 Progne subis
12 Tree Swallow 2 100 Tachycineta bicolor
4 Violet-green Swallow Tachycineta thalassina
8 Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
4 Bank Swallow 4 20 Riparia riparia
12 Barn Swallow 6 15 Hirundo rustica
6 Cliff Swallow 1 25 Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
12 Black-capped Chickadee 5 12 Poecile atricapilla
12 Mountain Chickadee 4 6 Poecile gambeli gambeli
7 Juniper Titmouse 1 1 Baeolophus griseus
7 Bushtit 1 6 Psaltriparus minimus
10 Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 2 Sitta canadensis
3 White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) Sitta carolinensis carolinensis
11 White-breasted Nut. (Mountain) 4 2 Sitta carolinensis nelsoni
9 Pygmy Nuthatch 2 15 Sitta pygmaea
5 Brown Creeper Certhia americana
12 Rock Wren 1 5 Salpinctes obsoletus
9 Canyon Wren 2 2 Catherpes mexicanus
1 Carolina Wren Thryomanes ludovicianus
8 Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
3 House Wren 3 5 Troglodytes aedon
10 Marsh Wren 1 2 Cistothorus palustris
12 American Dipper 1 1 Cinclus mexicanus
12 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1 1 Regulus calendula
1 Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
7 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 2 2 Polioptila nigriceps
10 Eastern Bluebird 1 2 Sialia sialis
12 Western Bluebird 1 12 Sialia mexicana
12 Mountain Bluebird 5 12 Sialia currucoides
11 Townsend's Solitaire 3 3 Myadestes townsendi
2 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
12 American Robin 9 50 Turdus migratorius
1 Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
6 Northern Mockingbird 2 2 Mimus polyglottos
10 Sage Thrasher 1 1 Oreoscoptes montanus
4 Brown Thrasher 1 2 Toxostoma rufum
10 Curve-billed Thrasher 1 8 Toxostoma curvirostre
12 European Starling 9 150 Sturnus vulgaris
2 Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
9 Cedar Waxwing Bombycilla cedrorum
9 American Pipit 1 1 H Anthus rubescens
1 Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
4 Orange-crowned Warbler 2 1 Oreothlypis celata
1 Virginia's Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae
1 Northern Parula Parula americana
1 Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
11 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) 1 1 Dendroica coronata auduboni
8 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) Dendroica coronata coronata
1 Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
4 Wilson's Warbler 1 1 Wilsonia pusilla
6 McCown's Longspur 1 10 Calcarius maccownii
5 Chestnut-collared Longspur 2 60 Calcarius ornatus
12 Spotted Towhee 4 6 Pipilo maculatus
11 Canyon Towhee 2 2 Melozone fuscus
3 Cassin's Sparrow Peucaea cassinii
5 Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
5 Chipping Sparrow 1 6 Spizella passerina
2 Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
2 Field Sparrow 1 1 Spizella pusilla
1 Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis
11 Vesper Sparrow 4 12 Pooecetes gramineus
4 Lark Sparrow 1 8 Chondestes grammacus
10 Black-throated Sparrow 1 3 Amphispiza bilineata
3 Sagebrush Sparrow Amphispiza canescens
6 Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
5 Savannah Sparrow 2 20 Passerculus sandwichensis
3 Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
4 Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) 1 1 Passerella iliaca
12 Song Sparrow 3 4 Melospiza melodia
10 Lincoln's Sparrow 2 2 Melospiza lincolnii
3 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
5 Harris's Sparrow 1 12 Zonotrichia querula
12 White-crowned Sparrow 4 20 Zonotrichia leucophrys
10 "Slate-colored" Junco Junco hyemalis hyemalis
12 "Oregon" Junco 1 1 Junco hyemalis oreganus
12 "Pink-sided" Junco 3 5 Junco hyemalis mearnsi
2 "White-winged" Junco Junco hyemalis aikeni
12 "Gray-headed" Junco 5 60 Junco hyemalis caniceps
1 Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
6 Northern Cardinal 2 2 Cardinalis cardinalis
12 Red-winged Blackbird 9 200 Agelaius phoeniceus
1 Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
12 Western Meadowlark 9 60 Sturnella neglecta
12 Yellow-headed Blackbird 2 4 Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
1 Rusty Blackbird 1 1 Euphagus carolinus
6 Brewer's Blackbird 1 12 Euphagus cyanocephalus
12 Common Grackle 7 200 Quiscalus quiscula
12 Great-tailed Grackle 3 40 Quiscalus mexicanus
12 Brown-headed Cowbird 3 8 Molothrus ater
11 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 1 1 Leucosticte tephrocotis tephrocotis
5 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Hepburn's) Leucosticte tephrocotis littoralis
10 Black Rosy-Finch 1 3 Leucosticte atrata
12 Brown-capped Rosy-Finch 3 80 Leucosticte australis
12 Pine Grosbeak 1 2 Pinicola enucleator montanus
12 Cassin's Finch 2 5 Haemorhous cassinii
12 House Finch 7 12 Haemorhous mexicanus
7 Red Crossbill 2 4 Loxia curvirostra
1 White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
1 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea
12 Pine Siskin 6 30 Spinus pinus vagans
2 Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
12 American Goldfinch 4 50 Spinus tristis
8 Evening Grosbeak Coccothraustes vespertinus brooksi
12 House Sparrow 9 100 Passer domesticus