This Week in Wyoming Birds - Fourth Week of April

Updated: Feb 9

Each week during migration, I 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. For last weeks update, click here!

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...)

Without further ado, here is...

This Week in Wyoming Birds - Week of 04/21/2019

Birds Departing Wyoming:

Most species that are leaving, are gone! Prepare yourself for the waves of migrants. Of course, I use the term "waves" quite loosely.

Birds Arriving in Wyoming:

Harlequin Duck

White-throated Swift


Black-bellied Plover

Semipalmated Plover

Baird's Sandpiper

Least Sandpiper

Semipalmated Sandpiper

Long-billed Dowitcher

Spotted Sandpiper

Solitary Sandpiper

Caspian Tern

Forster's Tern

Williamson's Sapsucker

Bank Swallow

Cliff Swallow

House Wren

Hermit Thrush

Brewer's Sparrow

Lark Sparrow

Green-tailed Towhee

Orange-crowned Warbler

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

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