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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 Gavin Bieber as leader

  • Column A = Number of tours out of eleven on which this species has been recorded
  • Column B = Number of days this species was seen on the 2015 tour
  • Column C = Maximum daily count for this species on the 2015 tour
  • Column D = H = heard only
A B C D
9 Snow Goose 1 1 Chen caerulescens
6 Ross's Goose 1 1 Chen rossii
4 Cackling Goose Branta hutchinsii
11 Canada Goose 9 100 Branta canadensis
11 Wood Duck 1 2 Aix sponsa
11 Gadwall 7 100's Anas strepera
1 Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope
11 American Wigeon 5 20 Anas americana
11 Mallard 8 200 Anas platyrhynchos
11 Blue-winged Teal 2 20 Anas discors
11 Cinnamon Teal 6 35 Anas cyanoptera
11 Northern Shoveler 5 100's Anas clypeata
11 Northern Pintail 2 10 Anas acuta
11 Green-winged Teal 7 30 Anas crecca
10 Canvasback 2 10 Aythya valisineria
11 Redhead 5 6 Aythya americana
11 Ring-necked Duck 4 40 Aythya collaris
5 Greater Scaup Aythya marila
11 Lesser Scaup 3 125 Aythya affinis
1 Long-tailed Duck 1 2 Clangula hyemalis
11 Bufflehead 3 30 Bucephala albeola
11 Common Goldeneye 3 20 Bucephala clangula
7 Barrow's Goldeneye 1 1 Bucephala islandica
7 Hooded Merganser 2 1 Lophodytes cucullatus
11 Common Merganser 6 30 Mergus merganser
9 Red-breasted Merganser 2 1 Mergus serrato
11 Ruddy Duck 5 100's Oxyura jamaicensis
11 Scaled Quail 1 11 Callipepla squamata
2 Gambel's Quail Callipepla gambelii
5 Northern Bobwhite Colinus virginianus
8 Chukar 1 4 Alectoris chukar
11 Ring-necked Pheasant 3 5 Phasianus colchicus
11 Greater Sage-Grouse 1 34 Centrocercus urophasianus
11 Gunnison Sage-Grouse 1 23 Centrocercus minimus
6 White-tailed Ptarmigan Lagopus leucurus
7 Dusky Grouse 1 1 Dendragapus obscurus obscurus
11 Sharp-tailed Grouse 1 30 Tympanuchus phasianellus
11 Greater Prairie-Chicken 1 24 Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus
11 Lesser Prairie-Chicken 1 5 Tympanuchus pallidicinctus
11 Wild Turkey 2 16 Meleagris gallopavo
1 Pacific Loon Gavia pacifica
4 Common Loon Gavia immer
9 Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps
7 Horned Grebe 2 50 Podiceps auritus
1 Red-necked Grebe Podiceps grisegena
11 Eared Grebe 2 30 Podiceps nigricollis
11 Western Grebe 5 40 Aechmophorus occidentalis
9 Clark's Grebe 1 6 Aechmophorus clarkii
11 American White Pelican 1 3 Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
11 Double-crested Cormorant 5 25 Phalacrocorax auritus
11 Great Blue Heron 8 8 Ardea herodias
3 Great Egret 1 1 Ardea alba
5 Snowy Egret 1 2 Egretta thula
3 Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis
5 Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax
5 White-faced Ibis 1 12 Plegadis chihi
11 Turkey Vulture 8 40 Cathartes aura
11 Osprey 2 1 Pandion haliaetus
1 Mississippi Kite Ictinia mississippiensis
11 Bald Eagle 4 4 Haliaeetus leucocephalus
11 Northern Harrier 5 4 Circus cyaneus
11 Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 1 Accipiter striatus
11 Cooper's Hawk 1 2 Accipiter cooperii
2 Northern Goshawk Accipiter gentils
3 Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus
11 Swainson's Hawk 5 12 Buteo swainsoni
11 Red-tailed Hawk 9 10 Buteo jamaicensis
10 Ferruginous Hawk Buteo regalis
10 Rough-legged Hawk 3 4 Buteo lagopus
11 Golden Eagle 6 3 Aquila chrysaetos
3 Virginia Rail Rallus limicola
11 American Coot 7 200 Fulica americana
11 Sandhill Crane 2 13 Grus canadensis
1 Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
11 Snowy Plover 1 6 Charadrius alexandrinus
1 Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus
11 Killdeer 8 8 Charadrius vociferus
11 Mountain Plover 1 1 Charadrius montanus
9 Black-necked Stilt 1 12 Himantopus mexicanus
11 American Avocet 2 11 Recurvirostra americana
2 Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularius
1 Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria
8 Greater Yellowlegs 3 2 Tringa melanoleuca
1 Willet (Western) Tringa semipalmata inornatus
5 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes
1 Upland Sandpiper Bartramia longicauda
11 Long-billed Curlew 2 5 Numenius americanus
1 Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica
6 Marbled Godwit 1 2 Limosa fedoa
9 Baird's Sandpiper Calidris bairdii
5 Least Sandpiper 1 2 Calidris minutilla
3 Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla
4 Western Sandpiper 1 7 Calidris mauri
4 Long-billed Dowitcher Limnodromus scolopaceus
8 Wilson's Snipe 1 1 Gallinago delicate
5 Wilson's Phalarope Phalaropus tricolor
10 Bonaparte's Gull 2 18 Chroicocephalus philadelphia
11 Franklin's Gull 6 40 Leucophaeus pipixcan
11 Ring-billed Gull 5 100 Larus delawarensis
11 California Gull 5 50 Larus californicus
6 Herring Gull Larus argentatus
2 Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
1 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia
2 Forster's Tern Sterna forsteri
11 Rock Pigeon 10 100 Columba livia
4 Band-tailed Pigeon Patagioenas fasciata
11 Eurasian Collared-Dove 10 60 Streptopelia decaocto
4 White-winged Dove Zenaida asiatica
11 Mourning Dove 7 20 Zenaida macroura
1 Inca Dove Columbina inca
2 Greater Roadrunner Geococcyx californianus
9 Barn Owl Tyto alba pratincola
11 Great Horned Owl 4 4 Bubo virginianus subarcticus
11 Burrowing Owl 1 2 Athene cunicularia hypugaea
7 Long-eared Owl Asio otus tuftsi
7 Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus
4 Northern Saw-whet Owl Aegolius acadicus
10 White-throated Swift 1 30 Aeronautes saxatalis
1 Black-chinned Hummingbird Archilochus alexandri
3 Broad-tailed Hummingbird Selasphorus platycercus
10 Belted Kingfisher 4 2 Megaceryle alcyon
11 Lewis's Woodpecker 1 2 Melanerpes lewis
6 Red-bellied Woodpecker 1 2 Melanerpes carolinus
2 Williamson's Sapsucker 1 1 Sphyrapicus thyroideus
4 Red-naped Sapsucker Sphyrapicus nuchalis
11 Downy Woodpecker 4 2 Picoides pubescens
8 Hairy Woodpecker 3 3 Picoides villosus
4 American Three-toed Woodpecker Picoides tridactylus dorsalis
11 Northern Flicker 8 10 Colaptes auratus
11 American Kestrel 9 15 Falco sparverius
3 Merlin Falco columbarius
7 Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus
11 Prairie Falcon 2 2 Falco mexicanus
1 Gray Flycatcher Empidonax wrightii
3 Black Phoebe Sayornis nigricans
8 Eastern Phoebe 2 2 Sayornis phoebe
11 Say's Phoebe 6 5 Sayornis saya
1 Vermilion Flycatcher Pyrocephalus rubinus
1 Ash-throated Flycatcher Myiarchus cinerascens
1 Cassin's Kingbird Tyrannus vociferans
3 Western Kingbird Tyrannus verticalis
10 Loggerhead Shrike 3 3 Lanius ludovicianus
2 Northern Shrike Lanius excubitor
7 Gray Jay 1 1 Periscoreus canadensis capitalis
11 Steller's Jay 5 8 Cyanocitta stelleri macrolopha
10 Blue Jay 3 4 Cyanocitta cristata
11 Western Scrub-Jay 3 8 Aphelocoma californica
8 Pinyon Jay 1 240 Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
9 Clark's Nutcracker 1 3 Nucifraga columbiana
11 Black-billed Magpie 8 30 Pica hudsonia
11 American Crow 6 50 Corvus brachyrhynchos
10 Chihuahuan Raven 1 15 Corvus cryptoleucus
11 Common Raven 6 100 Corvus corax
11 Horned Lark 8 100's Eremophila alpestris
11 Tree Swallow 4 24 Tachycineta bicolor
4 Violet-green Swallow 1 10 Tachycineta thalassina
8 Northern Rough-winged Swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis
3 Bank Swallow Riparia riparia
11 Barn Swallow 3 2 Hirundo rustica
5 Cliff Swallow 1 1 Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
11 Black-capped Chickadee 4 4 Poecile atricapilla
11 Mountain Chickadee 3 6 Poecile gambeli gambeli
6 Juniper Titmouse Baeolophus griseus
6 Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus
9 Red-breasted Nuthatch 1 2 Sitta canadensis
3 White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern) Sitta carolinensis carolinensis
10 White-breasted Nut. (Mountain) 2 1 Sitta carolinensis nelsoni
8 Pygmy Nuthatch 2 24 Sitta pygmaea
5 Brown Creeper 1 1 Certhia americana
11 Rock Wren 1 2 Salpinctes obsoletus
8 Canyon Wren Catherpes mexicanus
1 Carolina Wren Thryomanes ludovicianus
8 Bewick's Wren Thryomanes bewickii
2 House Wren Troglodytes aedon
9 Marsh Wren 1 1 Cistothorus palustris
11 American Dipper 1 2 Cinclus mexicanus
11 Ruby-crowned Kinglet 3 1 Regulus calendula
1 Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa
6 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1 1 Polioptila nigriceps
9 Eastern Bluebird 1 2 Sialia sialis
11 Western Bluebird 3 8 Sialia mexicana
11 Mountain Bluebird 6 10 Sialia currucoides
10 Townsend's Solitaire Myadestes townsendi
2 Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus
11 American Robin 9 40 Turdus migratorius
1 Varied Thrush Ixoreus naevius
5 Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos
9 Sage Thrasher 2 1 Oreoscoptes montanus
3 Brown Thrasher Toxostoma rufum
9 Curve-billed Thrasher 1 8 Toxostoma curvirostre
11 European Starling 9 300 Sturnus vulgaris
2 Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
9 Cedar Waxwing 1 60 Bombycilla cedrorum
9 American Pipit Anthus rubescens
1 Tennessee Warbler Oreothlypis peregrina
3 Orange-crowned Warbler Oreothlypis celata
1 Virginia's Warbler Oreothlypis virginiae
1 Northern Parula Parula americana
1 Yellow Warbler Dendroica petechia
10 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's) 1 1 Dendroica coronata auduboni
8 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1 12 Dendroica coronata coronata
1 Yellow-throated Warbler Dendroica dominica
3 Wilson's Warbler Wilsonia pusilla
5 McCown's Longspur 1 2 Calcarius maccownii
4 Chestnut-collared Longspur 1 15 Calcarius ornatus
11 Spotted Towhee 3 3 Pipilo maculatus
10 Canyon Towhee Melozone fuscus
3 Cassin's Sparrow Peucaea cassinii
5 Rufous-crowned Sparrow Aimophila ruficeps
4 Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina
2 Brewer's Sparrow Spizella breweri
1 Field Sparrow Spizella pusilla
1 Black-chinned Sparrow Spizella atrogularis
10 Vesper Sparrow 2 5 Pooecetes gramineus
3 Lark Sparrow Chondestes grammacus
9 Black-throated Sparrow 1 5 Amphispiza bilineata
3 Sagebrush Sparrow Amphispiza canescens
6 Lark Bunting Calamospiza melanocorys
4 Savannah Sparrow Passerculus sandwichensis
3 Grasshopper Sparrow Ammodramus savannarum
3 Fox Sparrow (Slate-colored) Passerella iliaca
11 Song Sparrow 4 3 Melospiza melodia
9 Lincoln's Sparrow 1 1 Melospiza lincolnii
3 White-throated Sparrow Zonotrichia albicollis
4 Harris's Sparrow Zonotrichia querula
11 White-crowned Sparrow 4 25 Zonotrichia leucophrys
10 "Slate-colored" Junco 1 1 Junco hyemalis hyemalis
11 "Oregon" Junco 1 1 Junco hyemalis oreganus
11 "Pink-sided" Junco 2 1 Junco hyemalis mearnsi
2 "White-winged" Junco Junco hyemalis aikeni
11 "Gray-headed" Junco 6 25 Junco hyemalis caniceps
1 Summer Tanager Piranga rubra
5 Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis
11 Red-winged Blackbird 9 100's Agelaius phoeniceus
1 Eastern Meadowlark Sturnella magna
11 Western Meadowlark 9 180 Sturnella neglecta
11 Yellow-headed Blackbird 2 15 Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
5 Brewer's Blackbird 1 10 Euphagus cyanocephalus
11 Common Grackle 6 30 Quiscalus quiscula
11 Great-tailed Grackle 4 20 Quiscalus mexicanus
11 Brown-headed Cowbird 1 5 Molothrus ater
10 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 2 40 Leucosticte tephrocotis tephrocotis
5 Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch (Hepburn's) 1 2 Leucosticte tephrocotis littoralis
9 Black Rosy-Finch 1 1 Leucosticte atrata
11 Brown-capped Rosy-Finch 2 100 Leucosticte australis
11 Pine Grosbeak 1 1 Pinicola enucleator montanus
11 Cassin's Finch 5 110 Haemorhous cassinii
11 House Finch 7 30 Haemorhous mexicanus
6 Red Crossbill Loxia curvirostra
1 White-winged Crossbill Loxia leucoptera
1 Common Redpoll Acanthis flammea
11 Pine Siskin 3 6 Spinus pinus vagans
2 Lesser Goldfinch Spinus psaltria
11 American Goldfinch 4 30 Spinus tristis
8 Evening Grosbeak 1 1 Coccothraustes vespertinus brooksi
11 House Sparrow 9 80 Passer domesticus

Mammals

11 Eastern Cottontail 2 X Sylviagus floridanus
11 Desert Cottontail 5 X Sylviagus audubonii
5 Mountain Cottontail 1 X Sylviagus nuttallii
6 Black-tailed Jackrabbit Lepus californicus
2 Snowshoe Hare Lepus americanus
5 White-tailed Jackrabbit 2 X Lepus townsendii
11 Eastern Fox Squirrel 6 X Sciurus niger
1 Abert's Squirrel Sciurus aberti
9 Red Squirrel 4 X Tamiasciurus hudsonicus
10 Least Chipmunk 2 X Tamias minimus
1 Uinta Chipmunk Tamias umbrinus
4 Colorado Chipmunk Tamias quadrivittatus
3 Hopi Chipmunk 1 X Tamias rufus
9 Golden-mantled Ground-squirrel 2 X Spermophilus lateralis
7 Thirteen-lined Ground-Squirrel 2 X Spermophilus tridecemlineatus
2 Spotted Ground-Squirrel Spermophilus spilisoma
10 Rock Squirrel 3 X Spermophilus variegatus
11 Wyoming Ground-Squirrel 2 X Spermophilus slegans
11 Black-tailed Prairie Dog 6 X Cynomys ludovicianus
6 White-tailed Prairie Dog 1 X Cynomys leucurus
10 Gunnison's Prairie Dog 1 X Cynomys gunnisoni
4 Yellow-bellied Marmot Marmota flaviventris
2 White-tailed Antelope-Squirrel 1 X Amnospermophilus leucurus
4 Northern Raccoon Procyon lotor
1 Virginia Opossum Dildelphis virginiana
3 Striped Skunk Mephitis mephitis
10 North American Porcupine 2 X Erethizon dorsatum
3 American Beaver Castor canadensis
9 Common Muskrat 1 X Erethizon dorsatum
2 Northern River Otter 1 X Lontra canadensis
1 American Mink Mustela vison
2 American Badger Taxidea taxus
2 Long-tailed Weasel Mustela frenata
1 Short-tailed Weasel (Ermine) Mustela erminea
11 Coyote 3 X Canis latrans
5 Red Fox Vulpes vulpes
1 Gray Fox Urocyon cinereoargenteus
1 Swift Fox Vulpes velox
1 Bobcat Lynx rufus
10 White-tailed Deer Odocoileus virginianus
11 Mule Deer 8 X Odocoileus hemionus
4 Moose Alces alces
11 Elk 3 X Cervus elaphus
11 Pronghorn 6 X Antilocapra americana
9 Bighorn Sheep 1 X Ovis canadensis
3 Feral Horse Equus caballus
2 House Mouse Mus musculus
1 North American Deermouse Peromyscus maniculatus
1 Western Harvest Mouse Reithrodontomys meglotis
3 Hispid Cotton Rat Sigmodon hispidus
2 Ord's Kangaroo Rat Dipodomys ordii
1 Montane Vole Microtus montanus

Amphibians and Reptiles

3 Western Chorus Frog 1 X Pseudacris triseriata
1 Yellow Mud Turtle Kinosternon flavescens
1 Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta
1 Western Painted Turtle 1 X Chrysemys picta bellii
1 Texas Horned Lizard Phrynosoma cornutum

Butterflies

1 Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes
1 Western Tiger Swallowtail Papilio rutulus
3 Cabbage White 2 X Pieris rapae
2 Spring White 1 X Pontia sisymbrii
2 Clouded Sulphur Colias philodice
3 Orange Sulphur 1 X Colias eurytheme
2 Dainty Sulphur Nathalis iole
2 Variegated Fritillary 1 X Euptoieta claudia
2 Goatweed Leafwing 1 X Anaea andria
1 Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos
1 Hoary Comma Polygonia gracilis
1 Milbert's Tortoiseshell 1 X Nymphalis milberti
4 Mourning Cloak 1 X Nymphalis antiopa
2 Painted Lady 2 X Vanessa cardui
1 Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
2 Monarch Danaus plexippus
1 Common Checkered-Skipper Pyrgus communis