Castlewood Canyon

Birds

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OBSERVATION RECORD FOR BIRDING AT CASTLEWOOD CANYON STATE PARK Date: Field Time: Weather: to Total Species: Y S F W M u Birds of Castlewood Canyon State Park Total Individuals: KEY Locality/Trail: Observers: FIELD NOTES: = = = = = = Year-Round Spring & Summer Fall Winter Migration Unusual (outside usual habitat or range) Names of frequently seen or abundant species appear bold. * Species known to NEST in park appear with an asterisk* ^ = Look for these species near the selfinterpretive Canyon View Nature Trail and Visitor Center. Geese & Ducks ___ ___ ___ ___ Canada Goose * ^ Gadwall u Mallard * ^ Green-winged Teal Wild Turkey Herons & Ibis ___ ___ ___ SHARING BIRDING EXPERIENCES: Please share your bird lists and post your sightings at the Visitor Center. We appreciate your input and observations for future updates of this list and for Park records. The Park’s Interpretive Ranger welcomes written details (date, time, location, behavior and field marks observed) of birds listed here as “Unusual” and those species not listed at all. Responsible Birding • Respect birds’ habitats, nests, and displayand feeding areas. • Avoid stressing and exposing birds to danger. • Keep well back and, in sensitive areas, take advantage of natural cover. • Exercise restraint and caution during observation and photography, and when using sound and video recording devices. Castlewood Canyon State Park Attn: Park Naturalist 2989 S. Highway 83 • Franktown, CO 80116 E-mail: castlewood.canyon@state.co.us Phone: (303) 688-5242 Web site: parks@state.co.us CSP-CAST-5K-1/07 • Please stay on trails and paths. Great Blue Heron * ^ Black-crowned Night Heron White-faced Ibis M New World Vultures ___ Turkey Vulture * ^ “Eagles, Hawks & Falcons” ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Osprey Bald Eagle Northern Harrier Sharp-shinned Hawk ^ Cooper’s Hawk * ^ Northern Goshawk Broad-winged Hawk Swainson’s Hawk Red-tailed Hawk * ^ Ferruginous Hawk Rough-legged Hawk Golden Eagle American Kestrel * ^ Merlin Peregrine Falcon Prairie Falcon * ___ ___ ___ Virginia Rail Sora Sandhill Crane S S M Plovers & Sandpipers ___ ___ ___ Killdeer * Spotted Sandpiper Long-billed Curlew S S M Franklin’s Gull Ring-billed Gull California Gull M Y M Gulls ___ ___ ___ “Pigeons & Doves, Cuckoos” S SF u Turkeys ___ Rails & Cranes Y S S ___ ___ ___ Great Horned Owl * ^ Northern Pygmy-Owl Long-eared Owl Northern Saw-whet Owl * Y FW S Y Goatsuckers Common Nighthawk * Common Poorwill * S S White-throated Swift * S Swifts ___ M M Y Y Y Y M S Y u FW Y Y M M Y Y S u Owls ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ S Rock Pigeon * Mourning Dove * ^ Black-billed Cuckoo Hummingbirds ___ ___ ___ ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird ^ S Calliope Hummingbird ^ M Broad-tailed Hummingbird * ^ S Rufous Hummingbird ^ M Kingfishers ___ Belted Kingfisher *^ SF Broad-Tailed Hummingbird Yellow-rumped Warbler Jays & Crows ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Steller’s Jay * ^ Blue Jay * ^ Western Scrub-Jay * ^ Pinyon Jay Clark’s Nutcracker Black-billed Magpie * ^ American Crow * ^ Common Raven * ^ Y Y Y u u Y Y Y Horned Lark * Y Larks ___ Woodpeckers ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Lewis’s Woodpecker Red-headed Woodpecker Williamson’s Sapsucker Red-naped Sapsucker Downy Woodpecker * ^ Hairy Woodpecker * ^ Northern Flicker * ^ Olive-sided Flycatcher Western Wood-Pewee * Willow Flycatcher Hammond’s Flycatcher Gray Flycatcher u Dusky Flycatcher Cordilleran Flycatcher * Eastern Phoebe Say’s Phoebe * ^ Ash-throated Flycatcher Cassin’s Kingbird Western Kingbird Eastern Kingbird M S M S M S M S M u S S Loggerhead Shrike Northern Shrike White-eyed Vireo Plumbeous Vireo * ^ Cassin’s Vireo Blue-headed Vireo Warbling Vireo * Red-eyed Vireo * S S S u S S ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ S FW u S M u S S ___ Rock Wren * ^ Canyon Wren * ^ House Wren * ^ Winter Wren SF Y S u Y ___ Kinglets & Gnatcatchers ___ ___ ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet Ruby-crowned Kinglet Blue-gray Gnatcatcher * ^ Eastern Bluebird Western Bluebird * ^ Mountain Bluebird * ^ S S M Y Bohemian Waxwing Cedar Waxwing * W Y Blue-winged Warbler Tennessee Warbler Orange-crowned Warbler Nashville Warbler Virginia’s Warbler * Northern Parula Yellow Warbler * ^ Yellow-rumped Warbler Black-throated Gray Warbler Townsend’s Warbler Blackpoll Warbler Black-and-White Warbler American Redstart Ovenbird Kentucky Warbler MacGillivray’s Warbler Common Yellowthroat Wilson’s Warbler Yellow-breasted Chat * u M M M S u S M M M u S M S u M S M S Tanagers Western Tanager * S FW M S u SF Y ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Green-tailed Towhee Spotted Towhee * ^ American Tree Sparrow ^ Chipping Sparrow * Clay-colored Sparrow Brewer’s Sparrow Vesper Sparrow * Lark Sparrow * ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Sage Sparrow Lark Bunting Savannah Sparrow Song Sparrow * ^ Lincoln’s Sparrow White-throated Sparrow Harris’s Sparrow White-crowned Sparrow ^ Dark-eyed Junco * ^ “Cardinals, Grosbeaks & Buntings” ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Northern Cardinal Rose-breasted Grosbeak Black-headed Grosbeak * ^ Blue Grosbeak Lazuli Bunting * Indigo Bunting * S Y FW S M M S S u M M Y M M u FW Y u u S S S S Blackbirds & Orioles ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Red-winged Blackbird * ^ Western Meadowlark * ^ Yellow-headed Blackbird Brewer’s Blackbird Common Grackle * Brown-headed Cowbird * ^ Bullock’s Oriole Y Y M Y S S S Finches ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Gray-crowned Rosy Finch Pine Grosbeak Cassin’s Finch House Finch * ^ Red Crossbill * Common Redpoll Pine Siskin * ^ Lesser Goldfinch * ^ American Goldfinch * ^ Evening Grosbeak Old World Sparrows Towhees & Sparrows Thrushes ___ ___ ___ Gray Catbird * Northern Mockingbird * Sage Thrasher European Starling * Wood-Warblers Y Y Y Y Y Y Y American Dipper * Y M M Y Waxwings Black-capped Chickadee * ^ Mountain Chickadee * ^ Bushtit * Red-breasted Nuthatch * White-breasted Nuthatch * ^ Pygmy Nuthatch * Brown Creeper * Wrens ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Dippers Shrikes & Vireos ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Tree Swallow * ^ Violet-green Swallow * ^ N. Rough-winged Swallow * Bank Swallow Cliff Swallow * ^ Barn Swallow * “Chickadees, Nuthatches & Creepers” Flycatchers ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ Townsend’s Solitaire * ^ Swainson’s Thrush Hermit Thrush American Robin * ^ Mimids & Starlings ___ ___ Swallows S u u u Y Y Y ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ House Sparrow American Dipper u u W Y Y u Y SF Y W Y

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