6523 thumb Wildlife of Spinney Mountain State Park

Spinney Mountain State Park is located about 55 miles west of Colorado Springs, CO. It includes the 2,450-acre Spinney Mountain Reservoir and 3,470 acres of surrounding land. The park also includes about 4 miles of the South Fork of the South Platte River upstream and downstream of the reservoir. ...more ↓

2668826479 1a475651d3 m
Northern Leopard Frog 1
Lithobates pipiens
4542354828 ce3cf74024 m
Eastern Fence Lizard 2
Sceloporus undulatus
3908605766 f9786d3ffc m
Smooth Green Snake 4
Opheodrys vernalis
240px columba livia baltasound shetland 1
Rock Dove 5
Columba livia
3217157756 2790724d63 m
Virginia Rail 6
Rallus limicola
3390640523 3de36f4665 m
American Coot 7
Fulica americana
3070052982 fc77b55b1c m
Turkey Vulture 8
Cathartes aura
Small
Mountain Plover 9
Charadrius montanus
287782863 4b0e6cface m
Killdeer 10
Charadrius vociferus
2680676667 f46e7b9fb4 m
Common Loon 2
Gavia immer
509015938 62af1c6851 m
Western Grebe 11
Aechmophorus occidentalis
2093295755 4a6353a5a7 m
Pied-billed Grebe 12
Podilymbus podiceps
3400012248 63038dbe69 m
American White Pelican 13
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
3020707979 b5bee7ddc0 m
Great Blue Heron 11
Ardea herodias
Small
Peregrine Falcon 14
Falco peregrinus
Small
American Kestrel 15
Falco sparverius
2039090507 e47cd5cc43 m
American wigeon 16
Mareca americana
3137690749 04e5521002 m
Gadwall 17
Mareca strepera
398186419 aaf020abbf m
Northern Shoveler 16
Spatula clypeata
2507703230 bbdb3f60f4 m
Cinnamon Teal 18
Spatula cyanoptera
2536608097 ede4e67161 m
Blue-winged teal 16
Spatula discors
3251852680 d02c5a6d98 m
Northern Pintail 19
Anas acuta
3254016122 89686393cd m
Green-winged Teal 20
Anas crecca
2693516589 5b8d9fed79 m
Mallard 21
Anas platyrhynchos
2262790192 e1ff5f683d m
Common Merganser 17
Mergus merganser
3365308497 cdcb2c3b55 m
Lesser Scaup 22
Aythya affinis
2854178297 ee700b0f77 m
Redhead 23
Aythya americana
483155816 a2f6401856 m
Ring-necked Duck 16
Aythya collaris
2253464680 28433662c7 m
Canvasback 2
Aythya valisineria
2406154101 f873b2d4b0 m
Ruddy Duck 24
Oxyura jamaicensis
2306412534 76dd3aa8a7 m
Canada Goose 25
Branta canadensis
Small
Hooded Merganser 26
Lophodytes cucullatus
Small
Osprey 27
Pandion haliaetus
3163649535 1cc293d5eb m
Golden Eagle 28
Aquila chrysaetos
Small
Northern Goshawk 29
Accipiter gentilis
Small
Hen Harrier 30
Circus cyaneus
8084648955 aeb5b5654b m
Red-tailed Hawk 31
Buteo jamaicensis
Small
Ferruginous Hawk 32
Buteo regalis
Small
Swainson's Hawk 32
Buteo swainsoni
11981455946 98d6591f69 m
Bald Eagle 33
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
240px phalacrocorax auritus 007
Double-crested Cormorant 34
Phalacrocorax auritus
42147 260 190
Cliff Swallow 35
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
435466650 1ea6cb197e m
Tree Swallow 16
Tachycineta bicolor
2557867884 d465468c1d m
Violet-green Swallow 36
Tachycineta thalassina
4585482964 fa29108ac7 m
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Stelgidopteryx serripennis
3239901173 94dd155c5e m
Brewer's Blackbird 37
Euphagus cyanocephalus
Small
Western Meadowlark 38
Sturnella neglecta
Small
Red-winged Blackbird 39
Agelaius phoeniceus
Small
Loggerhead Shrike 38
Lanius ludovicianus
2224252139 a8c1aa1240 m
Mountain Chickadee 2
Poecile gambeli
440570894 5c2c9da8e2 m
House Sparrow 40
Passer domesticus
Small
Red-breasted Nuthatch 32
Sitta canadensis
2093296885 608989635e m
Pygmy Nuthatch 12
Sitta pygmaea
33494779710 abe85f30e4 m
European Starling 41
Sturnus vulgaris
2514267752 97fb1593d5 m
Marsh Wren 16
Cistothorus palustris
101735605 a60d7f0df0 m
American Robin 42
Turdus migratorius
3201549127 8b274e5b83 m
Mountain Bluebird 6
Sialia currucoides
2335261065 c2c274f118 m
Western Bluebird 37
Sialia mexicana
Small
Townsend's Solitaire 43
Myadestes townsendi
3214291040 546294d129 m
Lark Sparrow 6
Chondestes grammacus
7079595771 e0456d6cf7 m
Lincoln's Sparrow 44
Melospiza lincolnii
8133842262 d47ab5e6f0 m
Song Sparrow 45
Melospiza melodia
5627717818 8df66459a6 m
Chipping Sparrow 46
Spizella passerina
2113438171 279d1ff528 m
White-crowned Sparrow 47
Zonotrichia leucophrys
2455045705 8a7dc1757e m
Green-tailed Towhee 2
Pipilo chlorurus
26107945 9d38fc38df m
Wilson's warbler 48
Cardellina pusilla
Small
Horned Lark 49
Eremophila alpestris
Small
American Crow 50
Corvus brachyrhynchos
Small
Common Raven 51
Corvus corax
177140208 66b72a867d m
Steller's Jay 52
Cyanocitta stelleri
Small
Eurasian Magpie 53
Pica pica
4444140301 eeea3c1c82 m
Pinyon Jay 54
Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus
10588718035 ab84459e5d m
Red Crossbill 55
Loxia curvirostra
Small
House finch 56
Haemorhous mexicanus
Small
Pine Grosbeak 57
Pinicola enucleator
49249 260 190
Red Deer 58
Cervus elaphus
2191297464 54338af923 m
Mule Deer 59
Odocoileus hemionus
9715335156 b60fa784bc m
Pronghorn 60
Antilocapra americana
5853583527 3fcb1c4899 m
American Black Bear 61
Ursus americanus
8084342852 8504f977fb m
Common Raccoon 31
Procyon lotor
Small
Ringtail 62
Bassariscus astutus
2589699140 a021f68138 m
American Badger 24
Taxidea taxus
51102 260 190
Short-tailed Weasel 63
Mustela erminea
7119285563 2d4a7ac13d m
Long-tailed Weasel 64
Mustela frenata
Small
American mink 65
Neovison vison
27597 260 190
Striped Skunk 66
Mephitis mephitis
Small
Bobcat 67
Lynx rufus
1453118029 d88d337827 m
Mountain Lion 68
Puma concolor
3192236295 df20d22fc0 m
Coyote 47
Canis latrans
4979244776 175ce2233e m
Red Fox 69
Vulpes vulpes
Small
Mountain Cottontail 70
Sylvilagus nuttallii
Small
White-tailed Jackrabbit 38
Lepus townsendii
3377813036 92f5bd2c7d m
American Beaver 71
Castor canadensis
Small
Western Jumping Mouse 72
Zapus princeps
2753273158 e45c3c7069 m
North American Porcupine 73
Erethizon dorsatum
Small
Northern Pocket Gopher 74
Thomomys talpoides
3130915987 353af56089 m
House Mouse 75
Mus musculus
2804120710 5f615b4a17 m
Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel 3
Callospermophilus lateralis
4332539174 68ca0f3925 m
Thirteen-lined ground squirrel 2
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus

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