Monahans Sandhills


brochure Monahans Sandhills - Birds

Birds at Monahans Sandhills State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

MONAHANS SANDHILLS SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staff and volunteers have used previous checklists as well as eBird data to compile these lists. This list should not be used as a comprehensive list of birds seen in this park. Please help us protect the natural avian communities by refraining from using playback tapes of bird songs. Thank you for your cooperation. Grouse, Quail, and Allies Owls ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ Barn Owl ___ Scaled Quail ___ Great Horned Owl Pigeons and Doves Woodpeckers ___ Rock Pigeon ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Northern Flicker ___ Inca Dove ___ White-winged Dove ___ Mourning Dove Cuckoos ___ Greater Roadrunner Hummingbirds ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird Falcons and Caracaras ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers: Pewees, Kingbirds, and Allies ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Say’s Phoebe ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher ___ Cassin’s Kingbird Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ___ American Coot Shorebirds ___ Killdeer Vultures, Hawks, and Allies ___ Turkey Vulture ___ Western Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher Shrikes ___ Loggerhead Shrike Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Chihuahuan Raven ___ Northern Harrier ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ Harris’s Hawk ___ Swainson’s Hawk ___ Red-tailed Hawk Martins and Swallows ___ Barn Swallow ___ Cliff Swallow ___ Cave Swallow Wrens ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ Bewick’s Wren ___ White-crowned Sparrow ___ Cactus Wren ___ Vesper Sparrow ___ Savannah Sparrow Kinglets ___ Canyon Towhee ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Curve-billed Thrasher ___ Rufous-crowned Sparrow ___ Spotted Towhee Blackbirds ___ Sage Thrasher ___ Western Meadowlark ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ Western/Eastern Meadowlark ___ Bullock’s Oriole Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrow Finches and Allies ___ House Finch ___ Pine Siskin ___ Lesser Goldfinch ___ American Goldfinch New World Sparrows ___ Cassin’s Sparrow ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Field Sparrow ___ Brewer’s Sparrow ___ Spizella sp. ___ Black-throated Sparrow ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Red-winged Blackbird ___ Brown-headed Cowbird ___ Brewer’s Blackbird ___ Common Grackle ___ Great-tailed Grackle Wood-Warblers ___ Orange-crowned Warbler ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ Wilson’s Warbler Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Pyrrhuloxia ___ Blue Grosbeak ___ Painted Bunting ___ Lark Bunting © 2019 TPWD PWD CD P4501-0006F (5/19) Texas State Parks is a division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. In accordance with Texas State Depository Law, this publication is available at the Texas State Publications Clearinghouse and/or Texas Depository Libraries. TPWD receives funds from the USFWS. TPWD prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, and gender, pursuant to state and federal law. To request an accommodation or obtain information in an alternative format, please contact TPWD on a Text Telephone (TTY) at (512) 389-8915 or by Relay Texas at 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2989 or by email at If you believe you have been discriminated against by TPWD, please contact TPWD, 4200 Smith School Road, Austin, TX 78744, or the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Diversity and Workforce Management, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041.

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