Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo


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Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo

4th Saturday Birdwalk Results

In partnership with the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society, NRCP offers a monthly birdwalk here at the nature center.  Join our knowledgeable staff and volunteers for an easy stroll along the river. This is an excellent outing for families and beginning birders are especially encouraged to attend.

January 28, 2017 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

4 Canada Goose
18 Mallard
8 Redhead
2 Ring-necked Duck
23 Bufflehead
21 Common Goldeneye
1 Hooded Merganser
4 Pie-billed Grebe
6 American Coot
30 Ring-billed Gull
4 Great Blue Heron
1 Cooper’s Hawk
2 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Downy Woodpecker
1 Black-capped Chickadee
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 American Robin
6 European Starling
10 House Sparrow
2 Dark-eyed Junco
5 Red-winged Blackbird
Total Species – 22
Total individuals – 154

December 24, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

8 Bufflehead
8 Bushtit
100 American Coot
1 Eurasian Collared Dove
2 Northern Flicker
22 Common Goldeneye
3 Canada Goose
1 Pie-billed Grebe
18 Ring-billed Gull
3 Great Blue Heron
2 Blue Jay
4 Dark-eyed Junco
1 Killdeer
1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
4 Black-billed Magpie
15 Mallard
13 Common Merganser
20 Hooded Merganser
1 American Robin
12 House Sparrow
11 European Starling
1 American Widgeon
2 Downy Woodpecker
Total Species – 23
Total individuals – 253

November 26, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

3 Bufflehead
40 American Coot
6 House Finch
2 Northern Flicker
2 American Goldfinch
28 Canada Goose
6 Pie-billed Grebe
4 Ring-billed Gull
4 Red-tailed Hawk
22 Dark-eyed Scrub-Junco
1 Belted Kingfisher
1 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1 Black-billed Magpie
12 Mallard
4 Hooded Merganser
2 American Robin
1 Townsend’s Solitaire
18 House Sparrow
6 White-crowned Sparrow
12 European Starling
1 Canyon Towhee
1 Hairy Woodpecker
Total Species – 22
Total individuals – 177

September 24, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

Mallard
Pie-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Turkey Vulture
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Golden Eagle
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
House Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler
Wilson’s Warbler
Western Tanager
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
House Finch

Total Species – 24

August 27, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

6 Mallard
3 Double-crested Cormorant
4 Turkey Vulture
3 Osprey
4 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Eurasian Collared-Dove
1 Mourning Dove
2 Northern Flicker
4 Western Wood-Pewee
3 Blue Jay
2 Black-capped Chickadee
3 White-breasted Nuthatch
1 House Wren
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2 American Robin
2 European Starling
1 Canyon Towhee
1 Red-winged Blackbird
1 Common Grackle
21 House Sparrow

Total Species – 20
Total individuals – 67

July 23, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

6 Mallard
1 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Turkey Vulture
3 Osprey
1 Red-tailed Hawk
2 Eurasian Collared-Dove
2 Mourning Dove
1 Barn Owl
2 Downy Woodpecker
2 Northern Flicker
2 Western Wood-Pewee
1 Ash-throated Flycatcher
6 Western Kingbird
2 Eastern Kingbird
2 White-breasted Nuthatch
1 Bewick’s Wren
3 House Wren
1 American Robin
6 European Starling
1 Yellow Warbler
1 Black-headed Grosbeak
2 Red-winged Blackbird
20 Common Grackle
2 Bullock’s Oriole
3 House Finch
21 House Sparrow

Total Species – 26
Total individuals – 95

June 27, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

6 Canada Goose
2 Double-crested Cormorant
3 Turkey Vulture
2 Osprey
1 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Eurasian Collared-Dove
4 Mourning Dove
2 Black-chinned Hummingbird
4 Downy Woodpecker
2 Hairy Woodpecker
2 Northern Flicker
2 Western Wood-Pewee
2 Western Kingbird
1 Eastern Kingbird
2 Black-capped Chickadee
2 White-breasted Nuthatch
6 House Wren
12 American Robin
1 European Starling
3 Yellow Warbler
1 Lark Sparrow
1 Black-headed Grosbeak
1 Red-winged Blackbird
41 Common Grackle
3 Bullock’s Oriole
1 House Finch
12 House Sparrow

Total Species – 27
Total individuals – 120

May 28, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

5 Canada Goose
3 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Great Blue Heron
1 Turkey vulture
2 Osprey
2 Red-tailed Hawk
4 Eurasian Collared-Dove
2 White-winged Dove
2 Mourning Dove
2 Black-chinned Hummingbird
2 Northern Flicker
2 Western Wood-Pewee
1 Say’s Phoebe
2 Western Kingbird
2 Black-billed Magpie
2 Violet-green Swallow
2 Barn Swallow
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
11 House Wren
4 American Robin
16 European Starling
3 Yellow Warbler
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler
2 Canyon Towhee
6 Common Grackle
6 Bullock’s Oriole
22 House Sparrow
Total Species – 27
Total individuals – 108

April 23, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

4 Canada Goose
4 Mallard
4 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Great Blue Heron
4 Turkey vulture
1 Osprey
2 Red-tailed Hawk
1 American Kestrel
1 Killdeer
3 Eurasian Collared-Dove
2 Mourning Dove
2 Downy Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
2 Blue Jay
1 American Crow
25 Tree Swallow
15 Barn Swallow
2 Bushtit
1 White-breasted Nuthatch
2 Rock Wren
6 House Wren
11 American Robin
41 European Starling
2 Canyon Towhee
1 Chipping Sparrow
10 White-crowned Sparrow
110 Red-winged Blackbird
12 Common Grackle
2 Brown-headed Cowbird
20 House Sparrow

Total Species – 30
Total individuals – 293

February 27, 2016 – 4th Saturday Birdwalk

2 Mallard
1 Pied-billed Grebe
4 Red-tailed Hawk
1 Ferruginous Hawk
6 American Coot
2 Ring-billed Gull
3 Eurasian Collared Dove
2 Downy Woodpecker
1 Northern Flicker
1 Eastern Phoebe
1 Blue Jay
3 Black-billed Magpie
6 Bushtit
2 White-breasted Nuthatch
2 American Robin
1 European Starling
2 Yellow-rumped Warbler
2 Canyon Towhee
2 Dark-eyed Junco
2 American Goldfinch
18 House Sparrow
Total Species – 21
Total individuals – 64