Don't be Grebe-y: Second Week of May in Wyoming

Updated: Jun 19

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.

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


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


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