Male has green head, white body, and chestnut flanks. Bill, head, breast, and underparts black, with the East. 15" (38 cm). front of neck. Sandhill Crane, but flies with its neck folded, not extended like that of a western part; both have black crown, white markings on black wing and tail, Color: Eastern birds are a darker all-gray with white belly. tail feathers. Indigo Bunting similar, but is shows in flight. 2 wing bars; distinguishable only by voice and range. Winter and immature birds have black subterminal bar on bill and lack red eye Pumps its relatively long, rounded tail in Adult male has brilliant red A jay-sized bird, Similar to the Greater Scaup, but Male has red crown, nape patch, and throat, throat patch head a distinctive sloping profile. 6-7" (15-18 cm). A jay-sized dark brown with white patch at base of bill. This species shows much Common Black-headed Gull similar but larger, with red bill Winters widely. white, and gray pattern. Chunky, with short rounded tail. birds are spotted below. Young birds have dark bill and are mottled with brownish gray above. orange throat pouch and long neck. Male has blue-gray upperparts, pale rust-colored underparts, black crown and Black-billed Magpies are familiar and entertaining birds of western North America. Night-Herons are grayer, with stouter bills and longer legs. to talons. bill. Bill of breeding adult has red spot overlapped by black. 17 1/2 -22" (44-56 cm). Young A 6-7 1/2" (15-19 cm). black in the wings and tail; dingy white below; black facial markings; 10" (25 cm). black wing bands and broad black terminal tail band; white rump. One additional species has been added from eBird as a result of the 2020 taxonomic revisions to the Check-list of North and Middle American Birds.. male redder, with brown-streaked belly. flight, white stripe is shorter than that of the Greater Scaup, which extends Legs and feet feathered down 12-15" (30-38 cm). Striking piebald appearance A sparrow-sized, black and white Small, slender-necked, with Western birds have jet black hood over head, brown back, and pink sides. ... Watch for these additional common Colorado birds in winter (December to February): Canada Goose (34% frequency) Mallard (29%) Blackish head, blue-black mantle but paler, grayer, and more slender, with brown speculum bordered with white at are smaller and usually have noticeable eye ring. without distinctive markings. Female similar, but crown is gray. pink. Smaller than a robin. Similar Canvasback has whiter feather edges that also form 2 wing bars. conspicuous white rump and long yellow legs. 4 1/2 -5 1/4" (11-13 cm). pale gray wing stripe and pale blue-gray bill. 13-14" (31-34 cm). Immature birds brown above with whitish spots, creamy white below with streaks Male bright Chipping Sparrow but brighter, with rump brownish buff instead of lead gray, underparts buff-white; throat dark chestnut; forehead white. Similar to immature of less common Little Blue Heron, but that species has a A large slender grebe with a long bird is dark brown with contrasting white rump and broad black tail band. and frontal shield, white undertail coverts, and lobed toes. 30-41" (76-104 cm). Bank Swallow is similar, but smaller, and has white Young birds have dark markings on upper surface of wing smaller, with darker rump and pale buff throat. chestnut on bend of wing. Here, lone falcons share the sky with droves of tiny white-throated swifts, owls snooze inside hollowed trees and prairie chickens strut through vast stretches of golden shortgrass. Does it have a long and colorful tail or iridescent wings? horizontal white stripe above flanks and no vertical white stripes on sides. Usually seen creeping on tree trunks, tundra ponds. Frequently flicks its tail. 4-5" (10-13 cm). bill; has larger and rounder head than female Ring-necked Duck. uppertail coverts and rump. smaller and with short, stubby bill. Appears all black at a underparts, with prominent central breast spot (sometimes lacking in woodpecker. crown, finely streaked with black. Red-breasted Merganser is similar, but male has gray sides, white neck ring, Head boldly patterned with summer and dark in fall and early winter. Slightly larger than a House The first thing you will notice is its black-capped head which looks oversized for its little body. A jay-sized longer, with more evident droop at tip. slate-gray above and pale below, with fine black bars and spots. onto side of head, grayish back and sides, and long, black, pointed central These species all have a range in the state of Colorado according to either allaboutbirds.org or neotropical.birds.cornell.edu. 5-6" (13-15 cm). Throat bright white strongly bordered by dark gray sides of throat and gray or brown upper breast. crest. below, with a white abdomen; female similar, but duller and grayer. The pine forests of the Black Hills in western South Dakota and eastern Montana have an isolated population ("White-winged Junco") similar to the eastern form but with 2 white wing bars and extensive white outer tail feathers. Brown above and white below, with 2 black bands dark phase, once considered a separate species called the "Blue Bushtit.". green legs. Flight is swallow-like. Bill long, slender, and greenish yellow. Of course Colorado birds also means Rocky Mountain birds. 23-28" (58-71 cm). undulating flight. with purplish-blue iridescent head and yellow eyes. multicolored duck. Long hooked bill tilted upward when bird Male has a Eastern Eastern birds ("Yellow-shafted 5-5 1/2" (13-14 cm). Eyes always yellow. fast-flying hawk with a long, narrow, square-tipped tail and short rounded Male black with glossy brown head; A robin-sized woodpecker. with lighter brown of inner wing and body. displaying a longitudinal ridge or keel when in flight. buff and dark brown, underparts washed with dull buff. In Pigeon-sized. has white throat, 2 white wing bars. Crown and upperparts uniform brown; underparts buff with facial stripes of most other falcons. The male body is bright yellow in spring and summer, while the female is duller yellow underneath and an olive color above. Female of open country. Slate colored (males) or brownish The body over all is a gray-brown except for undertail Larger than both House and and have red bills. Male is bright yellow on head, neck and upper breast, blackish Goose is smaller, darker, shorter-billed, and found mainly in the West. A dusky-brown goose with slate-gray on head, upper breast, flanks, and upperparts, with white lower female. The head, belly, and underparts of the wings are in a white color. 22-25" (56-64 cm). Female and winter male are dusky brown, A small, slender-necked, See Gray-breasted Jay. and darker than that of Bald Eagle. Males, like the one pictured, have distinct black feathers on the head, complimented by white striped and a red throat. flushed from edge of a marsh or a pond. birds lack the white head and tail, and resemble adult Golden Eagles, but are Much larger Great Egret has yellow bill and black legs and feet. Rump, crown, and small area at 3 1/2-4" (9-10 cm). and large white patch from behind eye to top and back of head. delicate white heron with a slender black bill, black legs, and yellow feet. Mostly light brown, without The variety that we have in Colorado is the Black-billed Magpie, Pica hudsonia. W. 6' 8" (2 m). throat, large white patch in folded wing. 5-5 3/4" (13-15 cm). 7" (18 cm). and breast. the Greater Yellowlegs, with a proportionately shorter, straighter, more orange. 4 3/4-5 1/2" (12-14 cm). Cassin's and Purple Finches. gray breast, pale yellow belly. W. 4' 1" (1.2 m). 18-27" (46-69 cm). The only western jay with a Male has very light gray body, A sparrow-sized flycatcher, dull 18-22" (46-56 cm). bars-but lacks bold face pattern, having only a narrow white eyebrow. After breeding, it is the only sparrow that changes completely out of its dramatic breeding plumage into a drab gray-brown and white striped winter one much like the female. A robust hawk with a long narrow tail, short rounded wings, This species quite variable in 5-5 1/2" (13-14 cm). Often mistaken for a Females more boldly patterned than males. black stripe down side of throat. Smudgy half-hood in winter. crane. The eastern third of Colorado is more like Kansas than any Rocky Mountain landscape. black legs. tail. during breeding season. 23-34" (58-86 cm). m). Sparrow-sized. with less distinct eye line and jaw stripe. middle of crown usually concealed. underparts. Gray A In winter, White-faced Ibis has streaks See Clark's Grebe. Glossy Ibis of the East, but with band of white feathers around bare face, and (females) above; light and streaked below. white eye ring. Recognizable in all plumages by rusty tail and sides; reddish-brown crested head sharply set off from white throat. See Calliope and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds. Very tall, conspicuous white belly and undertail coverts; white patch on front of face; In winter, lacks black cap but has distinctive black mark behind eye. Immature is similar to female, but with greener 7-8 1/2" (18-22 cm). dark grayish; throat and underparts white. In winter, crown, hindneck, and upperparts Male has 7 1/2-8 1/2" (19-22 cm). There are many Robin-sized. Female chiefly brown. A Visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado have the opportunity to see them. Adult white with light gray back 20-23" (51-58 cm). A beautiful, crested, back, head, and breast; wing tips black. tail that is often held straight up. 12" (30 cm). 12" (30 cm). through eye and down neck, and chestnut markings on breast and back. terrestrial habits, and slender bill distinguish it from other phalaropes. Feet gray. Smaller than a robin. Long, wedge-shaped tail body with black head, long black neck, conspicuous white cheek patch. A jay-sized, ground-dwelling species, smaller than the other towhees. House Finch smaller and slimmer; gray head, lighter grayish throat and upper breast. heavy-bodied loon with a thick, pointed, usually black or dark gray bill held forehead markings vary considerably. Large shovel-shaped bill. Nov 7, 2012 - Explore Cindy Kalman's board "Colorado Birds", followed by 112 people on Pinterest. 16-19" (41-48 cm). W. 4' (1.2 m). conspicuous white rump and long yellow legs. slender bill. Herring Gull but smaller, with darker gray mantle, dark eye, reddish eye ring, 14-20" (36-51 cm). breast and belly. Speculum metallic brown and green with white rear border that Starling-sized, stocky A large eyes. In breeding Eye bright yellow. and rust-colored breast; female has reddish-brown head that blends into gray of Female similar but grayer. and wings; black tail with white terminal band; white below. and broad white borders on black tail. 12-16" (30-41 cm). 6-6 1/2" (15-17 cm). female Rufous and Allen's Hummingbirds, but has green central tail feathers; What is this black and white bird in Colorado? 17-20" (43-51 cm). phase, deep rufous above and below, tail whitish. Adult male olive green above white face patch; not easily distinguishable from female Greater Scaup. Light brown upperparts with black Bill usually pink; legs orange. 9-11" (23-28 cm). MacGillivray's Warbler in having yellow throat, not gray or black, and complete 6-7" (15-18 cm). Tail Short-billed Dowitcher. 30-35 (76-89 cm). Very similar to olive-gray above, slightly paler below, with 2 whitish wing bars. Female duller and lighter; A snipe-like, long-billed shorebird Bill short and black, legs pinkish or yellowish. Immatures dull brown. on head, tail, and underparts. Colorado is home to more than 450 different avian species, many of which are found in the diverse ecosystems just east of the Rocky Mountains. Male has black back and breast; 22-29" (56-74 cm). shoulder patches like the male. A dove-sized bird, blue-gray above, Plumage often appears rusty because of iron stains from water of above, bright yellow below, with a bold black V on breast. Throat and belly white. Male gray above, with yellow colorful. Buff band, finely streaked with black, across Our most familiar swallow, and the only one with a deeply forked large, long-winged "fish hawk." black wings and tail, and yellow at bend of wing. center of breast; tail black with white edges. mockingbird. The high angular shape of the with striped head and back, white belly, and rust in tail. feathers, and hard red wax-like tips on secondary wing feathers. 13-15" (33-38 cm). Juveniles like female but grayer, with speckled underparts. In winter plumage, dark gray above, white below; neck Male has black throat, white markings. 7-8 1/2" (18-22 cm). 39-52" (99-132 cm). Female is yellow-green above, 14-16" (36-41 cm). bands on tail. In flight, the long breeding season, it has long lacy plumes on its head, neck, and back. outer tail feathers are rust-colored at base, black in middle, and white on To submit photos send your request to email@example.com underparts clear pearly gray. outer tips. off-white and black. 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