This Week in Wyoming Birds - Second Week of May

Updated: Feb 9


Eared Grebe at Alcova Reservoir

Each week during migration, I will provide a list of birds that are departing and arriving in Wyoming. This list is not exhaustive and only includes species seeing a significant shift in relative occurrence during the week posted. Remember, this represents data for the state as a whole. Your local area may experience slightly different dates/birds.


At the end of each article, I will include an abundance animation, provided by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. (Flocking Edit: You can consider the animation my final bird on the matter. Get it final word/final bird? I will see myself out)


Week of: 04/07/2019


Birds Departing Wyoming:


Cackling Goose

Rough-legged Hawk

Northern Shrike

Bohemian Waxwing

Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch

Common Redpoll

American Tree Sparrow



Birds Arriving in Wyoming:


Wood Duck

Blue-winged Teal

Cinnamon Teal

Northern Shoveler

Ruddy Duck

Horned Grebe

Eared Grebe

Western Grebe

Mourning Dove

Greater Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs

Franklin's Gull

Caspian Tern

Common Loon

Double-crested Cormorant

Turkey Vulture

Osprey

Red-naped Sapsucker

Say's Phoebe

Loggerhead Shrike

Tree Swallow

Barn Swallow

Marsh Wren

Sage Thrasher

McCown's Longpsur

White-crowned Sparrow

Savannah Sparrow

Lincoln's Sparrow

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Common Grackle



Fink, D., T. Auer, A. Johnston, M. Strimas-Mackey, M. Iliff, and S. Kelling. eBird Status and Trends. Version: November 2018. https://ebird.org/science/status-and-trends. Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, New York.


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