Bird Checklists of the United States

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Fort Laramie, Wyoming


Season

S = Spring
S = Summer
F = Fall
W = Winter

Abundance Categories

Abundant
Common
Uncommon
Rare

* - Documented for Monument in files of J. & R. Dorn
** - Documented for Monument in Fort Laramie National Monument files


GREBES                                 S     S     F     W     ABUNDANCE

___ Western Grebe **                   x     -     x     -     Rare

PELICANS & CORMORANTS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ American White Pelican x x x - Rare ___ Double-crested Cormorant x x x - Rare
HERONS, BITTERNS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Great Blue Heron ** x x x x Common ___ Green Heron * x - - - Rare ___ Black-crowned Night-Heron ** x x x - Rare
GEESE & DUCKS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Canada Goose ** x - x x Uncommon ___ Wood Duck * x x x - Common ___ Green-winged Teal * x - x x Common ___ Mallard * x x x x Abundant ___ Northern Pintail x - x - Rare ___ Blue-winged Teal * x - x - Uncommon ___ Cinnamon Teal x - x - Rare ___ Gadwall * x x x x Common ___ American Wigeon x - x - Uncommon ___ Lesser Scaup x - x - Rare ___ Common Goldeneye ** x - x x Common ___ Bufflehead ** x - x - Rare ___ Hooded Merganser * x - x - Rare ___ Common Merganser ** x - x x Common ___ Red-breasted Merganser ** x - x - Rare
VULTURES, HAWKS & FALCONS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Turkey Vulture ** x x x - Uncommon ___ Osprey * x - x - Rare ___ Bald Eagle ** x - x x Common ___ Northern Harrier ** x x x x Uncommon ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ** x - x x Rare ___ Cooper's Hawk x - x - Rare ___ Swainson's Hawk x x x - Rare ___ Red-tailed Hawk * x x x x Common ___ Ferruginous Hawk x x x - Rare ___ Rough-legged Hawk x - x x Common ___ Golden Eagle ** x x x x Rare ___ American Kestrel ** x x x x Common ___ Merlin x - x x Rare ___ Peregrine Falcon x - x x Rare ___ Prairie Falcon x - x x Rare
GALLINACEOUS BIRDS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Ring-necked Pheasant x x x x Rare ___ Wild Turkey ** x x x x Rare
CRANES S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Sandhill Crane * x - x - Rare
SHOREBIRDS & GULLS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Killdeer * x x x - Common ___ Greater Yellowlegs x - x - Rare ___ Lesser Yellowlegs x - x - Rare ___ Spotted Sandpiper x x x - Uncommon ___ Common Snipe x x x - Uncommon ___ Franklin's Gull x - x - Rare ___ Ring-billed Gull x x x - Uncommon ___ California Gull x x x - Rare ___ Forster's Tern x - x - Rare ___ Least Tern x - - - Rare
DOVES S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Rock Dove * x x x x Common ___ Mourning Dove ** x x x - Abundant
OWLS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Barn Owl ** x x x - Rare ___ Eastern Screech-Owl x x x x Common ___ Great Horned Owl ** x x x x Common ___ Long-eared Owl x x x - Rare ___ Short-eared Owl ** x - x - Rare
GOATSUCKERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Common Nighthawk ** x x x - Common ___ Common Poorwill x - x - Rare
SWIFTS & HUMMINGBIRDS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Chimney Swift x x x - Rare
KINGFISHERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Belted Kingfisher * x x x x Common
WOODPECKERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Lewis' Woodpecker ** x - x x Rare ___ Red-headed Woodpecker x x x - Uncommon ___ Red-naped Sapsucker * x - x - Rare ___ Downy Woodpecker x x x x Common ___ Hairy Woodpecker x x x x Uncommon ___ Yellow-shafted Flicker ** x - x x Rare ___ Red-shafted Flicker * x x x x Abundant
FLYCATCHERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Western Wood-Pewee x x x - Common ___ Willow Flycatcher x - x - Rare ___ Least Flycatcher x - x - Rare ___ Dusky Flycatcher x - x - Rare ___ Cordilleran Flycatcher * x - x - Rare ___ Say's Phoebe * x x x - Common ___ Western Kingbird * x x x - Abundant ___ Eastern Kingbird x x x - Abundant
LARKS & SWALLOWS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Horned Lark x x x x Common ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow * x x x - Common ___ Bank Swallow x x x - Rare ___ Cliff Swallow x x x - Abundant ___ Barn Swallow * x x x - Abundant
JAYS, MAGPIES & CROWS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Blue Jay x x x x Common ___ Pinyon Jay * x x x x Rare ___ Black-billed Magpie ** x x x x Common ___ American Crow x x x x Common
CHICKADEES & NUTHATCHES S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Black-capped Chickadee x x x x Abundant ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch ** x x x x Rare ___ White-breasted Nuthatch * x x x x Uncommon
CREEPERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Brown Creeper * x - x x Rare
WRENS & BLUEBIRDS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Rock Wren x x x - Rare ___ House Wren ** x x x - Abundant ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet * x - x - Rare ___ Mountain Bluebird x - x - Uncommon
SOLITAIRES & THRUSHES S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Townsend's Solitaire x - x x Uncommon ___ Swainson's Thrush x - x - Rare ___ American Robin * x x x x Abundant
MOCKINGBIRDS & THRASHERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Gray Catbird * x x x - Uncommon ___ Northern Mockingbird * x x x - Rare ___ Brown Thrasher x x x - Uncommon
WAXWINGS, SHRIKES & STARLINGS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Cedar Waxwing x x x x Rare ___ Northern Shrike x - x x Uncommon ___ Loggerhead Shrike x x x - Uncommon ___ European Starling x x x x Abundant
VIREOS & WOOD WARBLERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Solitary Vireo x - x - Rare ___ Warbling Vireo x x x - Uncommon ___ Red-eyed Vireo x - x - Rare ___ Orange-crowned Warbler x - x - Uncommon ___ Yellow Warbler * x x x - Abundant ___ Chestnut-sided Warbler x - x - Rare ___ Magnolia Warbler x - x - Rare ___ Myrtle Warbler x - x - Common ___ Audubon's Warbler x - x - Common ___ American Redstart x - x - Rare ___ Ovenbird x - x - Rare ___ Northern Waterthrush * x - x - Rare ___ MacGillivray's Warbler * x x x - Uncommon ___ Common Yellowthroat x x x - Uncommon ___ Wilson's Warbler x - x - Uncommon ___ Yellow-breasted Chat * x x x - Common
TANAGERS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Western Tanager x - x - Rare
GROSBEAKS, BUNTING & SPARROWS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Black-headed Grosbeak * x x x - Uncommon ___ Blue Grosbeak x - x - Rare ___ Lazuli Bunting x - x - Rare ___ Green-tailed Towhee x - x - Rare ___ Rufous-sided Towhee * x x x - Uncommon ___ American Tree Sparrow x - x x Abundant ___ Chipping Sparrow x x x - Common ___ Clay-colored Sparrow x - x - Uncommon ___ Brewer's Sparrow x - x - Uncommon ___ Vesper Sparrow x x x - Uncommon ___ Lark Sparrow x x x - Uncommon ___ Lark Bunting x x x - Common ___ Savannah Sparrow x x x - Rare ___ Song Sparrow x - x x Uncommon ___ Lincoln's Sparrow x - x - Rare ___ White-crowned Sparrow x - x - Rare ___ Gambel's Sparrow x - x x Uncommon ___ Slate-colored Junco x - x x Common ___ White-winged Junco x - x x Rare ___ Oregon Junco x - x x Common ___ Pink-sided Junco x - x x Common ___ Gray-headed Junco x - x x Rare
BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES, FINCHES S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ Red-winged Blackbird x x x x Common ___ Western Meadowlark x x x x Abundant ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird x x x - Rare ___ Brewer's Blackbird x - x - Uncommon ___ Common Grackle * x x x - Common ___ Brown-headed Cowbird x x x - Common ___ Orchard Oriole * x x x - Uncommon ___ Bullock's Oriole ** x x x - Common ___ Purple Finch x - x - Rare ___ House Finch * x x x x Common ___ Red Crossbill * x x x x Rare ___ Pine Siskin x - x x Uncommon ___ American Goldfinch * x x x x Uncommon
OLD WORLD SPARROWS S S F W ABUNDANCE ___ House Sparrow x x x x Abundant

For additional information contact:

Fort Laramie National Historic Site
HC 72 Box 389
Fort Laramie, Wyoming 82212

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This resource is based on the following source:
Dorn, Robert and Jane.  No date.  Draft List of Birds of Ft. Laramie 
     National Monument.  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.
This resource should be cited as:
Dorn, Robert and Jane.  No date.  Draft List of Birds of Ft. Laramie 
     National Monument.  National Park Service.  Unpaginated.  
     Jamestown, ND: Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govflaramie.htm  
     (Version 23FEB01).

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