Palo Duro Canyon


brochure Palo Duro Canyon - Birds

Birds at Palo Duro Canyon State Park (SP) in Texas. Published by Texas Parks & Wildlife.

PALO DURO CANYON SP BIRD CHECKLIST This checklist is a list of common and specialty birds seen in the park. Staf 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. Waterfowl Owls ___ Canada Goose ___ Eastern Screech-Owl Grouse, Quail, and Allies ___ Great Horned Owl ___ Northern Bobwhite ___ Wild Turkey Pigeons and Doves Kingfshers ___ Belted Kingfsher Woodpeckers ___ Eurasian Collared-Dove ___ Red-headed Woodpecker ___ Mourning Dove ___ Golden-fronted Woodpecker ___ White-winged Dove ___ Yellow-bellied Sapsucker Cuckoos ___ Downy Woodpecker ___ Greater Roadrunner ___ Ladder-backed Woodpecker ___ Yellow-billed Cuckoo ___ Northern Flicker Nightjars ___ Common Nighthawk ___ Common Poorwill Swifs ___ Chimney Swif Hummingbirds ___ Black-chinned Hummingbird Cranes ___ Sandhill Crane Shorebirds ___ Killdeer Vultures ___ Turkey Vulture Hawks and Allies Falcons ___ American Kestrel Tyrant Flycatchers ___ Ash-throated Flycatcher ___ Western Kingbird ___ Scissor-tailed Flycatcher ___ Eastern Phoebe ___ Say’s Phoebe Shrikes ___ Loggerhead Shrike Vireos ___ Bell’s Vireo Jays, Magpies, Crows, and Ravens ___ Blue Jay ___ Northern Harrier ___ Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay ___ Sharp-shinned Hawk ___ American Crow ___ Cooper’s Hawk ___ Chihuahuan Raven ___ Mississippi Kite Swallows ___ Swainson’s Hawk ___ Barn Swallow ___ Red-tailed Hawk ___ Clif Swallow Chickadees and Titmice ___ Black-crested Titmouse Bushtits Finches and Allies ___ House Finch ___ Pine Siskin ___ Bushtit Nuthatches and Creepers ___ Lesser Goldfnch ___ American Goldfnch ___ Red-breasted Nuthatch New World Sparrows ___ White-breasted Nuthatch ___ Lark Sparrow ___ Brown Creeper ___ Lark Bunting Wrens ___ Chipping Sparrow ___ Rock Wren ___ Fox Sparrow ___ Canyon Wren ___ American Tree Sparrow ___ Carolina Wren ___ Dark-eyed Junco ___ Bewick’s Wren ___ White-crowned Sparrow Gnatcatchers ___ Blue-gray Gnatcatcher Kinglets ___ Harris’s Sparrow ___ White-throated Sparrow ___ Song Sparrow ___ Golden-crowned Kinglet ___ Lincoln’s Sparrow ___ Ruby-crowned Kinglet ___ Canyon Towhee Thrushes ___ Rufous-crowned Sparrow ___ Eastern Bluebird ___ Spotted Towhee ___ Mountain Bluebird ___ Blackbirds ___ Townsend’s Solitaire ___ Western Meadowlark ___ Hermit Thrush ___ Orchard Oriole ___ American Robin ___ Bullock’s Oriole Catbirds, Mockingbirds, and Thrashers ___ Brown-headed Cowbird Wood-Warblers ___ Gray Catbird ___ Common Yellowthroat ___ Curve-billed Thrasher ___ Yellow Warbler ___ Brown Thrasher ___ Yellow-rumped Warbler ___ Northern Mockingbird ___ Wilson’s Warbler Starlings Cardinals, Grosbeaks, and Allies ___ European Starling Waxwings ___ Northern Cardinal ___ Blue Grosbeak ___ Cedar Waxwing Old World Sparrows ___ House Sparrows ___ Lazuli Bunting ___ Indigo Bunting ___ Painted Bunting © 2021 TPWD PWD CD P4506-0007R (5/21) 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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