Denver-Boulder Metro Area: Birds

This guide contains birds that can be found in the Denver-Boulder Metro Area, including Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson Counties.

Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Coccyzus americanus
Black-billed Cuckoo 2
Coccyzus erythropthalmus
Groove-billed Ani 3
Crotophaga sulcirostris
Red-bellied Woodpecker 4
Melanerpes carolinus
Red-headed Woodpecker 5
Melanerpes erythrocephalus
Lewis's Woodpecker 6
Melanerpes lewis
Northern Flicker 7
Colaptes auratus
Red-naped Sapsucker 8
Sphyrapicus nuchalis
Red-breasted Sapsucker 6
Sphyrapicus ruber
Williamson's Sapsucker 2
Sphyrapicus thyroideus
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 2
Sphyrapicus varius
Downy Woodpecker 9
Dryobates pubescens
Hairy Woodpecker 10
Dryobates villosus
Cockatiel 12
Nymphicus hollandicus
Budgerigar 13
Melopsittacus undulatus
Eastern Screech-Owl 14
Megascops asio
Northern Pygmy-Owl 15
Glaucidium gnoma
Spotted Owl 16
Strix occidentalis
Mexican Spotted Owl 17
Strix occidentalis lucida
Burrowing Owl 18
Athene cunicularia
Snowy Owl 19
Bubo scandiacus
Great Horned Owl 20
Bubo virginianus
Short-eared Owl 21
Asio flammeus
Long-eared Owl 2
Asio otus
Northern Saw-whet Owl 21
Aegolius acadicus
Boreal Owl 22
Aegolius funereus
Flammulated Owl 23
Psiloscops flammeolus
Barn Owl 24
Tyto alba
Belted Kingfisher 25
Megaceryle alcyon
Eurasian Collared Dove 26
Streptopelia decaocto
African Collared Dove 27
Streptopelia roseogrisea
Rock Dove 28
Columba livia
Band-tailed Pigeon 6
Patagioenas fasciata
White-winged Dove 29
Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove 30
Zenaida macroura
Sora 31
Porzana carolina
Virginia Rail 32
Rallus limicola
American Coot 18
Fulica americana
Sandhill Crane 33
Antigone canadensis
Whooping Crane 34
Grus americana
Turkey Vulture 35
Cathartes aura
Northern Bobwhite 36
Colinus virginianus
California Quail 37
Callipepla californica
Scaled Quail 38
Callipepla squamata
Helmeted Guineafowl 39
Numida meleagris
Greater Prairie-Chicken 40
Tympanuchus cupido
Sharp-tailed Grouse 41
Tympanuchus phasianellus
Indian Peafowl 42
Pavo cristatus
Dusky Grouse 2
Dendragapus obscurus
Chukar 43
Alectoris chukar
Red Junglefowl 44
Gallus gallus
Wild Turkey 45
Meleagris gallopavo
White-tailed Ptarmigan 46
Lagopus leucura
Common Pheasant 47
Phasianus colchicus
Sanderling 48
Calidris alba
Dunlin 49
Calidris alpina
Baird's Sandpiper 50
Calidris bairdii
Red Knot 51
Calidris canutus
White-rumped Sandpiper 2
Calidris fuscicollis
Stilt Sandpiper 52
Calidris himantopus
Western Sandpiper 53
Calidris mauri
Pectoral Sandpiper 54
Calidris melanotos
Least Sandpiper 55
Calidris minutilla
Semipalmated Sandpiper 48
Calidris pusilla
Buff-breasted Sandpiper 2
Calidris subruficollis
Short-billed Dowitcher 56
Limnodromus griseus
Long-billed Dowitcher 57
Limnodromus scolopaceus
Lesser Yellowlegs 58
Tringa flavipes
Greater Yellowlegs 59
Tringa melanoleuca
Willet 2
Tringa semipalmata
Solitary Sandpiper 59
Tringa solitaria
Long-billed Curlew 31
Numenius americanus
Whimbrel 60
Numenius phaeopus
Wilson's Snipe 61
Gallinago delicata
Marbled Godwit 17
Limosa fedoa
Hudsonian Godwit 62
Limosa haemastica
Red Phalarope 54
Phalaropus fulicarius
Red-necked Phalarope 31
Phalaropus lobatus
Wilson's Phalarope 15
Phalaropus tricolor
Upland Sandpiper 2
Bartramia longicauda
Spotted Sandpiper 63
Actitis macularius
Least Tern 64
Sternula antillarum
Caspian Tern 17
Hydroprogne caspia
Royal Tern 65
Thalasseus maximus
Forster's Tern 66
Sterna forsteri
Common Tern 67
Sterna hirundo
Black Tern 68
Chlidonias niger
Bonaparte's Gull 59
Chroicocephalus philadelphia
Little Gull 69
Hydrocoloeus minutus
Herring Gull 70
Larus argentatus
Cook Inlet Gull 71
Larus argentatus × glaucescens
California Gull 72
Larus californicus
Mew Gull 73
Larus canus
Ring-billed Gull 74
Larus delawarensis
Glaucous-winged Gull 76
Larus glaucescens
Iceland Gull 77
Larus glaucoides
Glaucous Gull 78
Larus hyperboreus

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