Ft. Collins, Colorado


2017 Bird Hike Sightings List


Bird Watchers


Master Birder, Megan Miller has furnished us with a list of the species and bird counts that were sighted on our fourth and final birding hike to Pineridge Natural Area and Dixon Creek Reservoir on Saturday, May 6th, 2017.  She took a group of about 12 birders out to this area and spotted the following:


34 Bird Species, 1 mammal and a reptile!


Canada Goose  6

Mallard  5

Great Blue Heron  1

Turkey Vulture  5

Sharp-shinned Hawk  1

Cooper's Hawk  1

Swainson's Hawk  1

Red-tailed Hawk  5

Ferruginous Hawk  1

Killdeer  3

Eurasian Collared Dove  2

Mourning Dove  2

Broad-tailed Hummingbird  2

Downy Woodpecker  2

Northern Flicker  2

Western Kingbird  2

Black-billed Magpie  5

American Crow  1

Common Raven  5

Barn Swallow  2

House Wren  11

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  5

American robin  5

Yellow Warbler  5

Chipping Sparrow  3

White-crowned Sparrow 1

Spotted Towhee  13

Red-winged Blackbird  2

Western Meadowlark  5

Common Grackle  3

Brown-headed Cowbird  5

Bullock's Oriole  2

House Finch  3

American Goldfinch  7


Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Western Terrestrial Garter Snake 



Thanks to Lu Callahan for this beautiful photo of a Bullock's Oriole!

Bullocks Oriole - Courtesy of Dixon Creek Participant - Lu Callahan