My Local Wildlife
(Southern Colorado)
Most of these photos were taken within a mile or two from where I live.
(If you can identify any of the unidentified, please contact me.)

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Canada Geese     Mallard Ducks     Ducks     Great Blue Heron     Miscellaneous     Birds I Saw in England     Unknowns

Canada Geese

Mallard Ducks

Ducks
(American Black Duck, American Coot, American Wigeon, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, Gadwalls, Grebes, Mergansers, Northern Pintail, Northern Shovelers, Pekin Duck, Ring-necked Ducks, Scaups, Teals, Wood Duck, Unknowns)
American Black Ducks
American Coots
American Wigeon
Bufflehead
Common Goldeneye
Gadwalls
Grebes
Horned Grebes
Pied-billed Grebes
Western Grebes
Mergansers
Common Mergansers
Hooded Mergansers
Northern Pintail
Northern Shovelers
Pekin Ducks
Redhead Ducks
Ring-necked Ducks
Ruddy Ducks
Scaups
Teals
Blue-winged Teals
Cinnamon Teals
Green-winged Teals
Wood Duck
Unknown Ducks

Great Blue Heron and Black-crowned Night Heron
Black-Crowned Night Heron

Miscellaneous
American Avocets, Black Birds, Blue Birds, Blue Jays, Brown Creepers, Buntings, Bushtits, Cedar Waxwings, Chickadees, Chickens, Cormorants, Cowbirds, Crows, Doves, Egrets, Finches, Flickers, Flycatchers, Goldfinches, Grackles, Grosbeaks, Gulls, Hawks, Hummingbirds, Ibis, Jays, Juncos, Killdeer, Kingbirds, Kingfishers, Kinglets, Larks, Magpies, Mockingbirds, Nighthawks, Northern Parula, Nutcracker, Clark's, Nuthatches, Orioles, Owls, Peacocks, Pelicans, Pewees, Phalaropes, Phoebes, Pigeons, Quail, Robins, Sandpipers, Shrikes, Solitaire, Townsend's, Sparrows, Starlings, Swallows, Swans, Thrashers, Thrushes, Towhees, Turkeys, Turkey Vultures, Vireos, Virginia Rail, Warblers, Western Meadowlarks, Western Tanagers, Woodpeckers, Wrens, Unknowns
Birdbath Visitors

American Avocets

Blackbirds
Brewer's Blackbird
Red-wing Blackbirds
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Bluebirds

Blue Jays and other Jays
Gray Jay
Pinyon Jay
Steller's Jays
Western Scrub-Jay

Brown Creepers
Buntings
Lazuli Buntings
Indigo Buntings

Bushtits

Cedar Waxwings

Chickadees
Black-capped Chickadees

Chickadees
Mountain Chickadees

Chickens

Cormorants

Cowbirds

Crows

Doves

Egrets

Finches

Flickers

Flycatchers

Goldfinches

Grackles

Grosbeaks
Black-headed Grosbeaks
Blue Grosbeak
Rose-breasted Grosbeaks

Gulls
Ring-billed Gulls

Hawks
American Kestrel
Broadwing
Cooper's Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
Goshawk
Gyrfalcon
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
Hawks I Cannot Identify

Hummingbirds
Black-chinned Hummingbirds
Broad-tailed Hummingbirds
Calliope Hummingbirds
Rufous Hummingbirds

Ibis

Juncos

Killdeer (Plover)

Kingbirds
Eastern Kingbirds
Western Kingbirds

Kingfishers

Kinglets

Larks

Magpies

Mockingbirds

Nighthawks

Northern Parulas (rare in Colorado)

Nutcracker, Clark's

Nuthatches

Orioles

Owls
Great-horned Owls
Western Screech Owl
Barn Owl

Peacocks

Pelicans

Pewees
Greater Pewee
Western Pewees

Phalaropes

Phoebes
Black Phoebe

Eastern Phoebe
Say's Phoebe

Pigeons

Quail
California Quail

Gambel's Quail
Scaled Quail

Robins

The Life of Young Robins (2011)

The Life of A Young Robin (2010)

Sandpipers

Shrikes

Solitaire, Townsend's

Sparrows
Chipping Sparrow
Harris's Sparrows
House Sparrows
Lark Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Sage Sparrows
Song Sparrows
White-crowned Sparrows
White-throated Sparrows

Starlings

Swallows

Rescue of Baby Barn Swallows

Swans

Thrashers

Thrushes
Hermit Thrush
Swainson's Thrush

Towhees
Canyon Towhee
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhees

Turkeys

Turkey Vultures

Vireos
Plumbeous Vireo

Red-eyed Vireo

Virginia Rail

Warblers
Orange-crowned Warbler
Townsend's Warblers
Virginia's Warblers
Wilson's Warblers
Yellow Warblers
Yellow-rumped Warblers
Yellow-throated Warbler
Aphids that the Warblers were Eating

Western Meadowlarks

Western Tanagers

Woodpeckers

Wrens

Unknowns

nothing here at the moment!

I used the superb The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Western North America which was most useful in helping me identify some of the birds above. 

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