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Fossil Butte National Monument

Kemmerer, Wyoming


The birds on this list have been seen on the Monument or in the surrounding area (including Kemmmerer). This is probably NOT a complete list. If you see a bird not on this list please let us know. Names and sequence according to the American Ornithologists' Union Check-list of North American Birds, 6th edition.(1983)


GREBES ___ Pied-billed Grebe
BITTERNS & HERONS ___ Great Blue Heron
IBISES ___ White-faced Ibis
DUCKS, GEESE & SWANS ___ Canada Goose ___ Green-winged Teal ___ Mallard ___ Northern Pintail ___ Cinnamon Teal ___ Lesser Scaup ___ Ruddy Duck
AMERICAN VULTURES ___ Turkey Vulture
EAGLES & HAWKS ___ Bald Eagle ___ Northern Harrier (Marsh Hawk) ___ Northern Goshawk ___ Swainson's Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk ___ Ferruginous Hawk ___ Golden Eagle
FALCONS ___ American Kestrel ___ Peregrine Falcon ___ Prairie Falcon
GROUSE ___ Sage Grouse ___ Sharp-tailed Grouse
RAILS ___ American Coot
CRANES ___ Sandhill Crane ___ Whooping Crane
PLOVERS ___ Killdeer
SHOREBIRDS ___ Wilson's Phalarope
GULLS & TERNS ___ Franklin's Gull ___ Herring Gull ___ Common Tern ___ Forster's Tern
DOVES ___ Rock Dove ___ Mourning Dove
OWLS ___ Great Horned Owl
GOATSUCKERS ___ Common Nighthawk ___ Common Poorwill
HUMMINGBIRDS ___ Calliope Hummingbird
KINGFISHERS ___ Belted Kingfisher
WOODPECKERS ___ Hairy Woodpecker ___ Northern Flicker (Common Flicker)
FLYCATCHERS ___ Say's Phoebe ___ Western Kingbird ___ Eastern Kingbird
LARKS ___ Horned Lark
SWALLOWS ___ Tree Swallow ___ Violet-green Swallow ___ Northern Rough-winged Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow ___ Barn Swallow
JAYS & CROWS ___ Steller's Jay ___ Pinyon Jay ___ Clark's Nutcracker ___ Black-billed Magpie ___ American Crow ___ Common Raven
CHICKADEES ___ Black-capped Chickadee ___ Mountain Chickadee
NUTHATCHES ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch
WRENS ___ Rock Wren ___ Marsh Wren
THRUSHES ___ Mountain Bluebird ___ American Robin
THRASHERS ___ Sage Thrasher
WAXWINGS ___ Bohemian Waxwing
STARLINGS ___ European Starling
WOOD-WARBLERS ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ Townsend's Warbler ___ MacGillivray's Warbler
SPARROWS, TOWHEES & ALLIES ___ Green-tailed Towhee ___ American Tree Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Brewer's Sparrow ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Dark-eyed Junco
BLACKBIRDS & ORIOLES ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Western Meadowlark ___ Yellow-headed Blackbird ___ Rusty Blackbird ___ Brewer's Blackbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Northern Oriole
FINCHES ___ Rosy Finch ___ Purple Finch ___ Cassin's Finch
WEAVER FINCHES ___ House Sparrow

Fossil Butte National Monument is administered by the National Park Service. For additional information contact:
                 Supervisor
                 Fossil Butte National Monument
                 PO Box 592
                 Kemmerer, Wyoming 83101
                 Telephone: 307/877-4455
This resource is based on the following source:
National Park Service.  No date.  Birds of the Fossil Butte Area.  
     National Park Service.  1 page.
This resource should be cited as:
National Park Service.  No date.  Birds of the Fossil Butte Area.  
     National Park Service.  1 page.  Jamestown, ND: Northern 
     Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online. 
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.govfossil.htm   
     (Version 22MAY98).

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