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2002 Results: Colorado

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in Colorado with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 28       4      
Canada Goose 41,148       163      
Trumpeter Swan 3       1      
Wood Duck 209       7      
Gadwall 269       13      
American Wigeon 249       23      
Mallard 5,046       93      
Cinnamon Teal 3       2      
Northern Shoveler 643       20      
Northern Pintail 234       16      
Green-winged Teal 134       20      
Canvasback 43       3      
Redhead 206       8      
Ring-necked Duck 157       12      
Lesser Scaup 106       4      
Long-tailed Duck 1       1      
Bufflehead 148       18      
Common Goldeneye 317       31      
Barrow's Goldeneye 8       3      
Hooded Merganser 9       3      
Common Merganser 719       29      
Red-breasted Merganser 4       2      
Ruddy Duck 5       2      
Scaled Quail 280       5      
Gambel's Quail 87       8      
Ring-necked Pheasant 63       22      
Sharp-tailed Grouse 4       1      
Wild Turkey 105       8      
Common Loon 6       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 12       4      
Horned Grebe 10       1      
Eared Grebe 10       1      
Great Blue Heron 29       22      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 5       2      
Bald Eagle 145       68      
Northern Harrier 35       22      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 34       30      
Cooper's Hawk 10       10      
Red-tailed Hawk 135       85      
Ferruginous Hawk 14       10      
Rough-legged Hawk 11       9      
Golden Eagle 35       26      
American Kestrel 80       48      
Merlin 4       4      
Peregrine Falcon 2       2      
Prairie Falcon 13       12      
Virginia Rail 1       1      
American Coot 87       14      
Sandhill Crane 126       2      
Killdeer 18       6      
Greater Yellowlegs 1       1      
Common Snipe 7       5      
Ring-billed Gull 3,255       39      
California Gull 237       6      
Herring Gull 63       10      
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1       1      
Great Black-backed Gull 2       2      
Rock Pigeon 1,256       130      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 50       10      
Mourning Dove 593       72      
Western Screech-Owl 2       2      
Great Horned Owl 21       16      
Snowy Owl 5       3      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 4       4      
Long-eared Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 55       38      
Lewis's Woodpecker 7       6      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 235       165      
Hairy Woodpecker 149       87      
American Three-toed Woodpecker 2       1      
Northern Flicker 552       283      
Say's Phoebe 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 1       1      
Northern Shrike 6       6      
Gray Jay 52       15      
Pinyon Jay 760       23      
Steller's Jay 547       158      
Blue Jay 297       126      
Western Scrub-Jay 505       155      
Black-billed Magpie 1,473       332      
Clark's Nutcracker 101       30      
American Crow 2,498       229      
Common Raven 272       80      
Horned Lark 880       14      
Black-capped Chickadee 865       295      
Mountain Chickadee 785       184      
Juniper Titmouse 18       14      
Bushtit 125       12      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 179       78      
White-breasted Nuthatch 304       160      
Pygmy Nuthatch 448       78      
Brown Creeper 58       37      
Canyon Wren 4       3      
Bewick's Wren 3       3      
Marsh Wren 2       1      
American Dipper 27       14      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 4       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 14       13      
Eastern Bluebird 11       3      
Western Bluebird 25       3      
Mountain Bluebird 25       5      
Townsend's Solitaire 114       43      
American Robin 1,004       210      
Northern Mockingbird 2       2      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 9       8      
European Starling 6,201       266      
American Pipit 1       1      
Cedar Waxwing 219       18      
Lapland Longspur 5       1      
McCown's Longspur 10       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 6       4      
Spotted Towhee 94       47      
Canyon Towhee 17       7      
American Tree Sparrow 236       35      
Clay-colored Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 161       49      
Lincoln's Sparrow 2       1      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 7       4      
Harris's Sparrow 8       4      
White-crowned Sparrow 384       49      
Dark-eyed Junco 2,858       399      
Red-winged Blackbird 10,279       143      
Western Meadowlark 182       50      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 17       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 116       9      
Common Grackle 14       6      
Great-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 40       6      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 214       8      
Black Rosy-Finch 32       3      
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch 134       8      
Pine Grosbeak 46       9      
Cassin's Finch 373       63      
House Finch 2,818       417      
Red Crossbill 40       12      
Common Redpoll 41       7      
Pine Siskin 2,087       193      
Lesser Goldfinch 245       24      
American Goldfinch 1,267       173      
Evening Grosbeak 144       16      
House Sparrow 3,699       299      
Total 100,974             

A total of 145 species were reported.

See list of localities in Colorado with reports.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.