Colorado River in Grand Canyon Bird List

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Colorado River in Grand Canyon Bird List 6-2011

Here is a simple list of birds that can occur along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. It doesn't include information on seasonal status and relative abundance (common, rare, etc), but at least it's a list of the possible birds you might see on the river. Extremely rare species that have been seen only a time or two are not included, however many relatively rare migrants etc are on this list.

DUCKS and GEESE

Canada Goose

Gadwall

American Wigeon

Mallard

Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Northern Pintail

Green-winged Teal

Canvasback

Redhead

Ring-necked Duck

Greater Scaup

Lesser Scaup

Long-tailed Duck

Bufflehead

Common Goldeneye

Barrow's Goldeneye

Hooded Merganser

Common Merganser

Red-breasted Merganser

Ruddy Duck

NEW WORLD QUAIL'

Gambel's Quail

GROUSE AND TURKEYS

Wild Turkey

GREBES

Pied-billed Grebe

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

Clark's Grebe

CORMORANTS

Neotropic Cormorant

Double-crested Cormorant

PELICANS

American White Pelican

Brown Pelican

HERONS

Great Blue Heron

Great Egret

Snowy Egret

Cattle Egret

Green Heron

Black-crowned Night-Heron

IBISES

White-faced Ibis

VULTURES

Turkey Vulture

California Condor

OSPREY, HAWKS and EAGLES

Osprey

Bald Eagle

Northern Harrier

Sharp-shinned Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Northern Goshawk

Swainson's Hawk

Zone-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Golden Eagle

FALCONS

American Kestrel

Peregrine Falcon

Prairie Falcon

RAILS and COOTS

Virginia Rail

Sora

American Coot

PLOVERS

Killdeer

STILTS and AVOCETS

Black-necked Stilt

American Avocet

SANDPIPERS and PHALAROPES

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Willet

Western Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Wilson's Snipe

Wilson's Phalarope

Red-necked Phalarope

GULLS and TERNS

Ring-billed Gull

California Gull

PIGEONS and DOVES

Rock Pigeon

Band-tailed Pigeon

Mourning Dove

ROADRUNNERS

Greater Roadrunner

OWLS

Flammulated Owl

Western Screech-Owl

Great Horned Owl

Northern Pygmy-Owl

Spotted Owl

Long-eared Owl

Northern Saw-whet Owl

GOATSUCKERS

Common Nighthawk

Common Poorwill

Mexican Whip-poor-will

SWIFTS

White-throated Swift

HUMMINGBIRDS

Black-chinned Hummingbird

Anna's Hummingbird

Costa's Hummingbird

Calliope Hummingbird

Broad-tailed Hummingbird

Rufous Hummingbird

KINGFISHERS

Belted Kingfisher

WOODPECKERS

Lewis's Woodpecker

Acorn Woodpecker

Williamson's Sapsucker

Red-naped Sapsucker

Ladder-backed Woodpecker

Downy Woodpecker

Hairy Woodpecker

Northern Flicker

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS

Olive-sided Flycatcher

Western Wood-Pewee

Willow Flycatcher

Hammond's Flycatcher

Gray Flycatcher

Dusky Flycatcher

Pacific-Slope Flycatcher

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Black Phoebe

Say's Phoebe

Ash-throated Flycatcher

Brown-crested Flycatcher

Cassin's Kingbird

Western Kingbird

SHRIKES

Loggerhead Shrike

VIREOS

Bell's Vireo

Gray Vireo

Plumbeous Vireo

Cassin's Vireo

Warbling Vireo

JAYS and CROWS

Steller's Jay

Western Scrub-Jay

Pinyon Jay

Clark's Nutcracker

Common Raven

LARKS

Horned Lark

SWALLOWS

Purple Martin

Tree Swallow

Violet-green Swallow

Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

CHICKADEES and TITMICE

Mountain Chickadee

VERDIN and BUSHTIT

Verdin

Bushtit

NUTHATCHES and CREEPER

Red-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Pygmy Nuthatch

Brown Creeper

WRENS

Cactus Wren

Rock Wren

Canyon Wren

Bewick's Wren

House Wren

Pacific Wren

Marsh Wren

DIPPERS

American Dipper

KINGLETS

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

GNATCATCHERS

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

THRUSHES

Western Bluebird

Mountain Bluebird

Townsend's Solitaire

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

MOCKINGBIRDS and THRASHERS

Northern Mockingbird

Sage Thrasher

Crissal Thrasher

STARLINGS

European Starling

PIPITS

American Pipit

WAXWINGS

Cedar Waxwing

SILKY-FLYCATCHERS

Phainopepla

WOOD WARBLERS

Orange-crowned Warbler

Nashville Warbler

Virginia's Warbler

Lucy's Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Townsend's Warbler

Hermit Warbler

Grace's Warbler

American Redstart

Northern Waterthrush

MacGillivray's Warbler

Common Yellowthroat

Yellow-breasted Chat

TOWHEES and SPARROWS

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Chipping Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow

Black-chinned Sparrow

Vesper Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Black-throated Sparrow

Sage Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Fox Sparrow

Song Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Swamp Sparrow

White-throated Sparrow

White-crowned Sparrow

Golden-crowned Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed race)

Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon race)

Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided race)

Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored race)

TANAGERS, GROSBEAKS, and BUNTINGS

Summer Tanager

Western Tanager

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Black-headed Grosbeak

Blue Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Indigo Bunting

BLACKBIRDS, MEADOWLARKS, ORIOLES

Red-winged Blackbird

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Brewer's Blackbird

Great-tailed Grackle

Brown-headed Cowbird

Hooded Oriole

Bullock's Oriole

Scott's Oriole

FINCHES

Cassin's Finch

House Finch

Red Crossbill

Pine Siskin

Lesser Goldfinch

American Goldfinch

OLD WORLD SPARROWS

House Sparrow

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