Common Birds of Adams County, Colorado

Common Birds of Adams County, Colorado is a list of the most common birds observed in the county. Showing the average percentage observation frequency for each species.

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Adams County, Colorado

Colorado, United States

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Adams County, Colorado

Adams County, Colorado

Colorado, United States

Colorado, United States

United States of America

United States of America

North America

North America

List of Common Birds

54% Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) - Adult Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) - United States Canada Goose

Branta canadensis

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

52% Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) - Adult male Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) - United States Mallard

Anas platyrhynchos

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

47% Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) - Breeding male Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) - United States Red-winged Blackbird

Agelaius phoeniceus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

47% European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) - Breeding adult European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) - United States European Starling

Sturnus vulgaris

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sturnidae

46% Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) - Adult (calurus/alascensis) Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) - United States Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

45% Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) - Adult Black-billed Magpie (Pica hudsonia) - United States Black-billed Magpie

Pica hudsonia

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Corvidae

40% Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) - Adult male (red-shafted) Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus) - United States Northern Flicker

Colaptes auratus

Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

38% American Robin (Turdus migratorius) - Adult male American Robin (Turdus migratorius) - United States American Robin

Turdus migratorius

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Turdidae

34% Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) - Adult Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) - United States Mourning Dove

Zenaida macroura

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

34% Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) - Breeding adult Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis) - United States Ring-billed Gull

Larus delawarensis

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Laridae

33% Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) - Breeding adult Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) - United States Western Meadowlark

Sturnella neglecta

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

33% Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) - Adult Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) - United States Killdeer

Charadrius vociferus

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Charadriidae

31% Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) - Adult Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) - United States Black-capped Chickadee

Poecile atricapillus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Paridae

30% House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) - Male House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) - United States House Finch

Haemorhous mexicanus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Fringillidae

28% American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) - Adult male American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) - United States American Kestrel

Falco sparverius

Order: Falconiformes

Family: Falconidae

28% Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) - Adult (Blue form) Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) - United States Great Blue Heron

Ardea herodias

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Ardeidae

27% Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) - Adult male Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata) - United States Northern Shoveler

Spatula clypeata

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

27% Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Adult Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - United States Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

27% American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) - Breeding Adult American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos) - United States American White Pelican

Pelecanus erythrorhynchos

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Pelecanidae

25% Gadwall (Mareca strepera) - Adult male Gadwall (Mareca strepera) - United States Gadwall

Mareca strepera

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

25% Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) - Adult Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) - United States Song Sparrow

Melospiza melodia

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

25% American Coot (Fulica americana) - Adult American Coot (Fulica americana) - United States American Coot

Fulica americana

Order: Gruiformes

Family: Rallidae

24% Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) - Adult Eurasian Collared-Dove (Streptopelia decaocto) - United States Eurasian Collared-Dove

Streptopelia decaocto

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

24% Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) - Adult Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) - United States Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Corvidae

23% House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) - Breeding male House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) - United States House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passeridae

22% Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) - Adult Rock Pigeon (Columba livia) - United States Rock Pigeon

Columba livia

Order: Columbiformes

Family: Columbidae

22% Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) - Adult Barn Swallow (Hirundo rustica) - United States Barn Swallow

Hirundo rustica

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

22% Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) - Adult male Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) - United States Common Grackle

Quiscalus quiscula

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

22% American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) - Breeding male American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) - United States American Goldfinch

Spinus tristis

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Fringillidae

21% Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) - Adult Western Kingbird (Tyrannus verticalis) - United States Western Kingbird

Tyrannus verticalis

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

19% Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) - Adult male Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens) - United States Downy Woodpecker

Dryobates pubescens

Order: Piciformes

Family: Picidae

19% Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) - Adult male (Oregon) Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) - United States Dark-eyed Junco

Junco hyemalis

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

18% Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) - Adult male Common Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) - United States Common Goldeneye

Bucephala clangula

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

17% Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) - Adult female Belted Kingfisher (Megaceryle alcyon) - United States Belted Kingfisher

Megaceryle alcyon

Order: Coraciiformes

Family: Alcedinidae

17% Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) - Breeding adult Snowy Egret (Egretta thula) - United States Snowy Egret

Egretta thula

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Ardeidae

16% House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) - Adult House Wren (Troglodytes aedon) - United States House Wren

Troglodytes aedon

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Troglodytidae

16% American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) - Adult American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) - United States American Crow

Corvus brachyrhynchos

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Corvidae

16% Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) - Male Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola) - United States Bufflehead

Bucephala albeola

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

16% White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) - Adult White-crowned Sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) - United States White-crowned Sparrow

Zonotrichia leucophrys

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

15% Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) - Adult male Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca) - United States Green-winged Teal

Anas crecca

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

15% Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) - Adult (light morph) Swainson's Hawk (Buteo swainsoni) - United States Swainson's Hawk

Buteo swainsoni

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

14% Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius) - Adult male Northern Harrier (Circus hudsonius) - United States Northern Harrier

Circus hudsonius

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

13% Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) - Adult Western Grebe (Aechmophorus occidentalis) - United States Western Grebe

Aechmophorus occidentalis

Order: Podicipediformes

Family: Podicipedidae

13% Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) - Adult male Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) - United States Lesser Scaup

Aythya affinis

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

13% Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) - Adult male Bullock's Oriole (Icterus bullockii) - United States Bullock's Oriole

Icterus bullockii

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

13% American Wigeon (Mareca americana) - Adult male American Wigeon (Mareca americana) - United States American Wigeon

Mareca americana

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

12% Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) - Adult male Yellow Warbler (Setophaga petechia) - United States Yellow Warbler

Setophaga petechia

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Parulidae

12% Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) - Breeding adult Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps) - United States Pied-billed Grebe

Podilymbus podiceps

Order: Podicipediformes

Family: Podicipedidae

12% Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) - Breeding male Hooded Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus) - United States Hooded Merganser

Lophodytes cucullatus

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

12% Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) - Breeding male Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris) - United States Ring-necked Duck

Aythya collaris

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

11% Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) - Adult male Northern Pintail (Anas acuta) - United States Northern Pintail

Anas acuta

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

11% Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) - Adults Cliff Swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) - United States Cliff Swallow

Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

11% Redhead (Aythya americana) - Adult male Redhead (Aythya americana) - United States Redhead

Aythya americana

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

11% Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) - Adult male Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) - United States Horned Lark

Eremophila alpestris

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Alaudidae

11% Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) - Adult females Common Merganser (Mergus merganser) - United States Common Merganser

Mergus merganser

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

10% Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) - Adult Eastern Kingbird (Tyrannus tyrannus) - United States Eastern Kingbird

Tyrannus tyrannus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

10% Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) - Breeding male Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis) - United States Ruddy Duck

Oxyura jamaicensis

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

10% Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus) - Adult Western Wood-Pewee (Contopus sordidulus) - United States Western Wood-Pewee

Contopus sordidulus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

9.9% Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) - Adult Say's Phoebe (Sayornis saya) - United States Say's Phoebe

Sayornis saya

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Tyrannidae

8.9% Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) - Adult Tree Swallow (Tachycineta bicolor) - United States Tree Swallow

Tachycineta bicolor

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Hirundinidae

8.5% American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) - Breeding Adult American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) - United States American Avocet

Recurvirostra americana

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Recurvirostridae

8.3% Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) - Male (Audubon's) Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata) - United States Yellow-rumped Warbler

Setophaga coronata

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Parulidae

8.3% Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) - Adult Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) - United States Great Horned Owl

Bubo virginianus

Order: Strigiformes

Family: Strigidae

8.0% Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) - Adult Cackling Goose (Branta hutchinsii) - United States Cackling Goose

Branta hutchinsii

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

7.8% White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) - Adult male White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis) - United States White-breasted Nuthatch

Sitta carolinensis

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Sittidae

7.4% Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) - Adult male Blue-winged Teal (Spatula discors) - United States Blue-winged Teal

Spatula discors

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae

7.4% Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) - Adult Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) - United States Lark Sparrow

Chondestes grammacus

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

7.2% Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) - Adult Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) - United States Chipping Sparrow

Spizella passerina

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

7.1% Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) - Adult male Brown-headed Cowbird (Molothrus ater) - United States Brown-headed Cowbird

Molothrus ater

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Icteridae

6.8% Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) - Breeding adult Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius) - United States Spotted Sandpiper

Actitis macularius

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Scolopacidae

6.8% Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) - Adult (light morph) Ferruginous Hawk (Buteo regalis) - United States Ferruginous Hawk

Buteo regalis

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Accipitridae

6.7% Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) - Adult Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) - United States Osprey

Pandion haliaetus

Order: Accipitriformes

Family: Pandionidae

6.3% American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) - Adult American Tree Sparrow (Spizelloides arborea) - United States American Tree Sparrow

Spizelloides arborea

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Passerellidae

5.9% Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) - Adult (American) Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) - United States Black-crowned Night-Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax

Order: Pelecaniformes

Family: Ardeidae

5.7% Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) - Adult male Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas) - United States Common Yellowthroat

Geothlypis trichas

Order: Passeriformes

Family: Parulidae

5.6% California Gull (Larus californicus) - Adult California Gull (Larus californicus) - United States California Gull

Larus californicus

Order: Charadriiformes

Family: Laridae

5.4% Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) - Breeding Male Canvasback (Aythya valisineria) - United States Canvasback

Aythya valisineria

Order: Anseriformes

Family: Anatidae