November 14, 2016

Southwest Bird Checklist

These species can be found each year in the southwest region, with enough effort at the appropriate time of year.

Click on the bird to open a page of its life history characteristics. A bird's life history refers to the habitats it frequents, what it eats, and when you should expect to see it.

Arm yourself with knowledge. Study the species to learn what habitat it uses and when it appears in the state.

Short-eared Owl

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Swainson's hawk

Greater Roadrunner

Prairie Falcon

Painted Bunting

Harris's Sparrow

Great-tailed Grackle


Photo credit: Swainson's Hawk, Pharoh  Hound, CC 2.5