July 2018 Changes Colorado Bird Species: Red-breasted Sapsucker (505) & Golden-crowned Warbler (506) added to State List!
Changes as a result of the 59th Supplement to the AOU Checklist below:
A. Changes in order of Hawks, Kites, Eagles (subfamily arrangement and linear sequence of species for the family ACCIPITRIDAE:)
B. Changes in order of Tyrant Flycatchers (linear sequence for families for TYRANNIDAE)
C. Gray Jay renamed Canada Jay
D. Many of Piciodes woodpeckers moved to Dryobates; hence
Dryobates pubescens Downy Woodpecker.
Dryobates nuttallii Nuttall’s Woodpecker.
Dryobates scalaris Ladder-backed Woodpecker.
Dryobates borealis Red-cockaded Woodpecker.
Dryobates villosus Hairy Woodpecker.
E. Change the sequence of species formerly in the genus Ammodramus to:
Grasshopper Sparrow ** Ammodramus savannarum
Baird's Sparrow ** Centronyx bairdii
Henslow's Sparrow ** Centronyx henslowii
LeConte's Sparrow ** Ammospiza leconteii
Nelson's Sparrow ** Ammospiza nelsoni
Download Colorado Bird Checklist in Various Formats
Common Name, Scientific Name, Four Letter Codes
COLORADO BIRDING SOCIETY OFFICIAL CHECKLIST OF COLORADO BIRDS (PDF format)(58.3kb)
(Same as above in pdf format.)
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Easy to read list of each Counties Bird Records!