6971 thumb Broomfield Naturalist's Guide

A guide containing the flora and fauna of Broomfield, CO's plains, wetlands, and urban areas. If you are just getting started with iNaturalist this is the perfect place to begin in order to become more comfortable with identifying Broomfield's wildlife.

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Great Plains Toad 1
Anaxyrus cognatus
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Western Chorus Frog 2
Pseudacris triseriata
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Plains Leopard Frog 3
Lithobates blairi
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American Bullfrog 4
Lithobates catesbeianus
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Northern Leopard Frog 5
Lithobates pipiens
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Western Tiger Salamander 6
Ambystoma mavortium
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Six-lined Racerunner 1
Aspidoscelis sexlineata
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North American Racer 7
Coluber constrictor
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Plains Garter Snake 9
Thamnophis radix
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Common Garter Snake 10
Thamnophis sirtalis
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Gopher Snake 8
Pituophis catenifer
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Plains Hognose Snake 11
Heterodon nasicus
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Great Plains Ratsnake 1
Pantherophis emoryi
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Prairie Rattlesnake 8
Crotalus viridis
Common Snapping Turtle
Chelydra serpentina
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Painted Turtle 8
Chrysemys picta
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Pond Slider 12
Trachemys scripta
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Hairy Woodpecker 13
Picoides villosus
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Northern Flicker 14
Colaptes auratus
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Eastern Screech-Owl 15
Megascops asio
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Burrowing Owl 16
Athene cunicularia
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Great Horned Owl 17
Bubo virginianus
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Northern Saw-whet Owl 18
Aegolius acadicus
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Barn Owl 19
Tyto alba
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Belted Kingfisher 20
Megaceryle alcyon
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Eurasian Collared Dove 21
Streptopelia decaocto
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Rock Dove 22
Columba livia
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Mourning Dove 23
Zenaida macroura
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American Coot 16
Fulica americana
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Turkey Vulture 24
Cathartes aura
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Wilson's Snipe 25
Gallinago delicata
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Mew Gull 26
Larus canus
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Ring-billed Gull 27
Larus delawarensis
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Killdeer 28
Charadrius vociferus
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American Avocet 29
Recurvirostra americana
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Clark's Grebe 30
Aechmophorus clarkii
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Western Grebe 31
Aechmophorus occidentalis
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Pied-billed Grebe 32
Podilymbus podiceps
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American White Pelican 33
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
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Snowy Egret 34
Egretta thula
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Great Blue Heron 31
Ardea herodias
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Black-crowned Night Heron 35
Nycticorax nycticorax
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American Kestrel 36
Falco sparverius
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Common Nighthawk 37
Chordeiles minor
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Common Poorwill 38
Phalaenoptilus nuttallii
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Broad-tailed Hummingbird 36
Selasphorus platycercus
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American Wigeon 18
Mareca americana
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Gadwall 39
Mareca strepera
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Northern Shoveler 18
Spatula clypeata
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Cinnamon Teal 40
Spatula cyanoptera
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Blue-winged Teal 18
Spatula discors
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Northern Pintail 41
Anas acuta
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Mallard 42
Anas platyrhynchos
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Bufflehead 18
Bucephala albeola
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Common Goldeneye 43
Bucephala clangula
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Common Merganser 39
Mergus merganser
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Lesser Scaup 44
Aythya affinis
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Redhead 45
Aythya americana
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Ring-necked Duck 18
Aythya collaris
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Canada Goose 46
Branta canadensis
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Wood Duck 47
Aix sponsa
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Hooded Merganser 48
Lophodytes cucullatus
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Osprey 49
Pandion haliaetus
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Golden Eagle 50
Aquila chrysaetos
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Cooper's Hawk 51
Accipiter cooperii
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Northern Goshawk 52
Accipiter gentilis
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Sharp-shinned Hawk 20
Accipiter striatus
Northern Harrier
Circus hudsonius
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Red-tailed Hawk 53
Buteo jamaicensis
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Ferruginous Hawk 54
Buteo regalis
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Swainson's Hawk 54
Buteo swainsoni
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American Rough-legged Hawk 55
Buteo lagopus sanctijohannis
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Bald Eagle 56
Haliaeetus leucocephalus
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Double-crested Cormorant 57
Phalacrocorax auritus
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Cliff Swallow 58
Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
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Barn Swallow 59
Hirundo rustica
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Tree Swallow 18
Tachycineta bicolor
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Bank Swallow 60
Riparia riparia
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Brewer's Blackbird 61
Euphagus cyanocephalus
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Brown-headed Cowbird 62
Molothrus ater
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Yellow-headed Blackbird 63
Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus
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Western Meadowlark 37
Sturnella neglecta
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Common Grackle 64
Quiscalus quiscula
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Red-winged Blackbird 65
Agelaius phoeniceus
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Black-capped Chickadee 66
Poecile atricapillus
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House Sparrow 67
Passer domesticus
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Red-breasted Nuthatch 54
Sitta canadensis
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Common Starling 68
Sturnus vulgaris
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American Robin 69
Turdus migratorius
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Townsend's Solitaire 36
Myadestes townsendi
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Eastern Kingbird 70
Tyrannus tyrannus
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Western Kingbird 24
Tyrannus verticalis
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Say's Phoebe 71
Sayornis saya
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Dark-eyed Junco 72
Junco hyemalis
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Song Sparrow 72
Melospiza melodia
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Chipping Sparrow 73
Spizella passerina
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White-crowned Sparrow 74
Zonotrichia leucophrys
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Yellow-breasted Chat 24
Icteria virens
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Gray Catbird 62
Dumetella carolinensis

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