Identified Birds as of 6/22/08

These are the birds Sooney has identified so far on our journey:

Fallon area, Nevada

Great Egrets, White-faced Ibises, Black-necked Stilts, American Avocets, Killdeers, Long-billed Curlew, Canada Geese, Turkey Vultures, Great Blue Heron, Red-winged Blackbirds, Yellow-headed Blackbirds, Western Kingbirds, Ducks way too fast for my eyes

Great Basin National Park, NV

Northern Flickers, Red-naped Sapsucker, Hairy Woodpecker, Downy Woodpecker, Spotted Towhees, Green-tailed Towhees
Chipping Sparrows, Sage Sparrows, Warbling Vireos, House Wrens and nest building, Mountain Chickadees and nest building, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Western Tanagers, Black-headed Grosbeak, Yellow Warblers, Ravens

Maple Grove Recreation Area Campground and environs, Utah

Black-headed Grosbeak, Lazuli Bunting, Yellow Warblers, Western Meadowlarks, Red-winged Blackbirds, Black-billed Magpies, Western Kingbirds

Arches and Canyon Lands National Parks, Utah

Spotted Towhees, Black-throated Warblers, Black-throated Sparrows, Yellow-rumped Warblers, Red-tailed Hawks, Ravens, Canyon Wren, Juniper Titmice, Violet-green Swallows, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Juniper Titmice, Mountain Bluebirds, Cassin’s Finches, Say’s Phoebes, Ash-throated Flycatchers, Mourning Doves, Pinyon Jay

Breckenridge and Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Gray-headed Juncos, Clark’s Nutcracker, Broad-tailed Hummingbirds, Bullock’s Oriole, Pine Siskins, Yellow Warblers, Black-billed Magpies, Ravens, Mountain Bluebird

Joyful Journey Hot Springs, Moffat, Colorado

House Sparrows building a nest in a nest box, Brown-headed Cowbirds, Red-winged Blackbirds, Yellow Warblers, White-crowned Sparrows, Sage Thrush, Northern Mockingbird, Barn Swallows, Common Nighthawks, Mourning Doves

Crested Butte

Great Blue Herons nesting, Immature GB Heron, Canada Geese, Broad-tailed Hummingbirds, Tree Swallows, Red-winged Blackbirds, Brown Headed Cowbirds, Steller’s Jays, Wilson’s Warbler, Yellow Warblers, White-breasted Nuthatch, Western Tanager, Robins, Gray-headed Junco, Green-tailed Towhee, Red-tailed Hawk, American Kestrel, Pine Siskins, Mtn. Chickadees, Gray Jay, Red-naped Sapsucker, Blue Grouses, Mtn. Bluebirds, Violet-green Swallows


Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Chipping Sparrows, Yellow Warblers, Robins, White-throated Swifts, Ravens


Mtn Bluebirds, Olive-sided Flycatcher, Black-chinned Hummer nesting, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, Western Scrub Jays

Pagosa Springs-West Fork of the San Juan

Mtn Chickadees, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Western Tanagers, Gray-headed Juncos, Robins, Yellow-Rumped Warblers, Broad-tailed Hummers, MacGillivray’s Warbler, Warbling Vireos, Red-naped Sapsucker, Evening Grosbeak

Mesa Verde National Park

Robins and a pair nesting, Chipping Sparrows, Mtn Bluebirds, Western Bluebird, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Western Tanagers, Warbling Vireos, White-throated Swifts, Black-headed Grosbeaks, Spotted Towhees, American Kestrels, Red-tailed Hawks, Black-throated Warbler, Ravens, Crows, Turkey Vultures, House Finches

Hovenweep (Deserted Canyon) National Monument

Ash-throated Flycatcher, Black-throated Sparrows, Chipping Sparrows, Ravens, Turkey Vultures, Rock Wren

Natural Bridges National Monument (and surrounding area)

Juniper Titmice, a small flock near campground, Blue-gray Gnatcatchers, Ash-throated Flycatchers, Clark’s Nutcrackers, Gray Flycatcher, Chipping Sparrows, Violet-green Swallows, White-throated Swifts, Black-throated Warblers, Pinyon Jay, Canyon Wren, Black-capped Chickadees, Sage Sparrows, Turkey Vultures, Black-chinned hummer, Spotted Towhees

Grand Staircase National Monument
Boulder, UT., Burr Trail and Deer Creek Campground
Kodachrome State Park, UT
Bryce Canyon National Park

Lazuli Bunting, Yellow Warblers (m/f), Bullock’s Oriole (m), Black and White Warblers, Robins, Willow Flycatcher, Chukar, Scrub Jays, Ash-throated Flycatchers,Gray Flycatcher, Red-tailed Hawk,  Chipping Sparrows, Ash-throated Flycatchers, White-breasted Nuthatch, Western Bluebirds (m/f), Warbling Vireos, Say’s Phoebe (nesting), Pigmy Nuthatch, Grace’s Warblers, Yellow-rumped (m/f), Western Tanagers (m/f), Gray-headed Juncos, Green-tailed Towhees, Cassin’s Finches (m), Stellar’s Jay, Ravens, Turkey Vultures, White-throated Swifts, Violet-green Swallows