The Double-crested Cormorant is a large waterbird with a stocky body, long neck, medium-sized tail, webbed feet, and a medium-sized hooked bill. The Black-capped Chickadee is a small songbird.
This month the American Coot, a small waterborne bird, and the American Crow and Common Raven, two large black birds.
Birds, like other wildlife, exhibit behavior of self-preservation and will risk their own safety to protect their young and preserve the territory they inhabit.
This month the Least Sandpiper, the smallest shorebird in the world, and the Long-billed Curlew, the largest shorebird on the continental United States.
Large bird this month is the osprey. Small bird is the sora.
In landlocked Colorado, we have approximately 23 species of birds that wade in water and live close by lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, and creeks. Common shorebirds in Denver are Killdeers and Ring-billed Gulls.
This month, three egrets: the Great Egret, the Snowy Egret, and the Cattle Egret.
This month: the Northern Harrier and American Goldfinch.
This month: Night Heron and Yellow-headed Blackbird
This month featuring the Black-necked Stilt and the Yellow-rumped Warbler. Go to blufflake.org and look under birdwatching for information, registration and getting on the email list for birdwatching.