Rocky Mountain Avian Wonders – Watching Guide Birds of the Rocky Mountains

Birds of the Rocky Mountains
Birds of the Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains are home to hundreds of fascinating bird species. From soaring raptors to tiny songbirds, the Rockies offer bird watchers an amazing variety of avian life to observe. This guide will introduce you to some of the most common and sought-after birds you can spot in Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding region.

Common Birds of the Rocky Mountains

Sparrows

Several sparrow species call the Rockies home, including:

  • White-crowned Sparrow
  • Dark-eyed Junco
  • Song Sparrow
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow

Look for sparrows hopping on the ground or perched in low shrubs in open areas. They have rounded bodies, short tails, and cone-shaped beaks for eating seeds.

Woodpeckers

The forests of the Rockies echo with the drumming of woodpeckers like:

  • Downy Woodpecker
  • Hairy Woodpecker
  • Northern Flicker
  • Red-naped Sapsucker

Watch for these birds clinging to tree trunks and branches, using their strong beaks to dig for insects in the bark. Many have bright red markings on their heads.

Warblers

Colorful warblers flit through the trees during spring and summer, including:

  • Yellow-rumped Warbler
  • Wilson’s Warbler
  • MacGillivray’s Warbler
  • Orange-crowned Warbler

These small, active birds have thin pointed beaks for catching insects. Males often have bright yellow, orange, or blue plumage.

Jays

The Rockies are home to several jay species:

  • Steller’s Jay
  • Gray Jay (also called Canada Jay)
  • Clark’s Nutcracker
  • Blue Jay

Jays are intelligent birds known for their loud calls. They have strong bills for cracking open nuts and seeds.

Hawks

Keep an eye out for these birds of prey soaring overhead:

  • Red-tailed Hawk
  • Cooper’s Hawk
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk
  • Northern Goshawk

Hawks have hooked beaks and sharp talons for catching small animals. They can often be seen circling high in the sky.

Thrushes

Listen for the beautiful songs of thrushes like:

  • American Robin
  • Hermit Thrush
  • Townsend’s Solitaire
  • Mountain Bluebird

Thrushes have slender bodies and long legs. Many eat insects and berries.

Finches

Small, seed-eating finches in the Rockies include:

  • Pine Siskin
  • Cassin’s Finch
  • House Finch
  • Evening Grosbeak

Look for finches at bird feeders or in coniferous forests. They have thick, cone-shaped beaks.

Wrens

Tiny wrens can be spotted darting through brush and rock piles:

  • House Wren
  • Rock Wren
  • Canyon Wren

Wrens have thin, curved beaks and often hold their short tails upright.

Swallows

Graceful swallows swoop through the air catching insects:

  • Violet-green Swallow
  • Tree Swallow
  • Barn Swallow
  • Cliff Swallow

Swallows have streamlined bodies, pointed wings, and forked tails for agile flight.

Unique Rocky Mountain Birds

American Dipper

The American Dipper is a fascinating bird found along fast-moving mountain streams. This small gray bird is North America’s only truly aquatic songbird. Dippers get their name from their habit of bobbing up and down while perched on rocks.

American Dippers have some cool traits:

  • They can swim and walk underwater to find food
  • Special flaps cover their nostrils when diving
  • Their blood stores extra oxygen for staying underwater
  • They blink with white feathered eyelids

Look for dippers along rivers and creeks, where they hunt for aquatic insects.

White-tailed Ptarmigan

The White-tailed Ptarmigan is a master of camouflage that lives in the alpine tundra. This grouse changes color with the seasons:

  • Pure white in winter to blend with snow
  • Mottled brown and gray in summer to match rocks

Ptarmigans have feathered feet that act like snowshoes. They often burrow into snowbanks on cold nights.

These hardy birds live year-round above the tree line. Spot them in rocky areas of the high mountains.

Clark’s Nutcracker

Clark’s Nutcrackers are smart birds that play a key role in spreading whitebark pine seeds. Some cool facts about nutcrackers:

  • They can store up to 33,000 seeds each fall
  • Nutcrackers remember where they buried seeds for up to 9 months
  • Their long, sharp bills can crack open pine cones
  • They have a special pouch in their throat to carry seeds

Look for these gray birds with black wings in high-elevation pine forests.

Where to Watch Birds in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park offers many great spots for bird watching. Here are some top locations to visit:

LocationHabitatBirds to Look For
Bear LakeSubalpine forestGray Jay, Pine Grosbeak, Clark’s Nutcracker
Moraine ParkMeadowMountain Bluebird, Vesper Sparrow, Red-tailed Hawk
Alluvial FanRiparianAmerican Dipper, Belted Kingfisher, Spotted Sandpiper
Alpine Visitor CenterTundraWhite-tailed Ptarmigan, American Pipit, Prairie Falcon
EndovalleyMontane forestSteller’s Jay, Pygmy Nuthatch, Western Tanager

Tips for Bird Watching in the Rockies

Follow these tips to make the most of your Rocky Mountain bird watching trip:

  • Bring binoculars to get a closer look at birds
  • Visit different habitats to see a variety of species
  • Go out early in the morning when birds are most active
  • Listen for bird songs and calls to help locate them
  • Move slowly and quietly to avoid scaring birds away
  • Wear neutral colors to blend in with surroundings
  • Bring a field guide to help identify birds

Best Times for Bird Watching

Different seasons offer chances to see various Rocky Mountain birds:

Spring (April-May)

  • Many birds return from migration
  • Males have bright breeding plumage
  • Lots of bird song as they establish territories

Summer (June-August)

  • Nesting season for many species
  • Good time to see young birds
  • Alpine areas accessible for high-elevation species

Fall (September-October)

  • Birds gathering in flocks before migration
  • Chance to see species passing through
  • Fall colors make a beautiful backdrop

Winter (November-March)

  • Fewer species, but easier to spot against snow
  • Good time to see winter residents like rosy-finches
  • Look for tracks in the snow to find birds

Conservation of Rocky Mountain Birds

Many bird species in the Rockies face threats from habitat loss, climate change, and other human impacts. Here are some ways to help protect Rocky Mountain birds:

  • Support conservation organizations
  • Follow “Leave No Trace” principles when outdoors
  • Keep cats indoors to prevent bird predation
  • Reduce use of pesticides that harm birds and insects
  • Plant native species that provide food and shelter
  • Participate in citizen science projects like bird counts

By taking steps to protect bird habitats, we can help make sure future generations can enjoy the amazing avian diversity of the Rocky Mountains.

Conclusion

The Rocky Mountains are a bird watcher’s paradise, home to hundreds of fascinating species. From the aquatic American Dipper to the well-camouflaged White-tailed Ptarmigan, the birds of the Rockies have adapted in amazing ways to mountain habitats. Whether you’re a beginning birder or an experienced enthusiast, exploring the bird life of Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding region offers the chance to see some of North America’s most beautiful and interesting avian species. Grab your binoculars and field guide, and get ready to discover the wonderful world of Rocky Mountain birds!

List of 187/250 Species Are Endemic to Birds of the Rocky Mountains:

No.Bird SpeciesDescriptionHabitat
1White-tailed PtarmiganSmall grouse with white winter plumage; brown mottled summer plumageAlpine tundra
2Dusky GrouseLarge, dark grouse; males have a red eye comb and display sacsMontane and subalpine forests, meadows
3Steller’s JayBlack head with a tall crest; bright blue bodyMontane forests
4Mountain ChickadeeSmall bird with black cap and throat; white cheeks and brow stripeConiferous forests
5Clark’s NutcrackerGray body with black wings and tail; white patches on wingsSubalpine and alpine zones
6Gray JayGray body with lighter head; friendly and curious behaviorConiferous forests
7Red CrossbillBrick-red males and yellowish females; crossed bill adapted for extracting seedsConiferous forests
8Pine GrosbeakLarge finch; males are rosy red, females yellowishBoreal and montane forests
9American DipperPlump, dark bird; bobs up and down near waterFast-flowing streams
10Townsend’s SolitaireSlim, gray bird with white eye-ring and long tailOpen montane forests, often near water
11Western TanagerBright yellow body with red head (males); females duller with olive backMixed coniferous and deciduous forests
12Pygmy NuthatchSmall, active bird; grayish-blue above, whitish belowPonderosa pine forests
13Barrow’s GoldeneyeMedium-sized diving duck with distinctive yellow eyes (males)Mountain lakes and rivers
14Common MerganserLarge duck with slender, red bill; males are white and black, females gray and whiteLakes, rivers, and marshes
15Ruddy DuckSmall, stout duck; breeding males have bright blue bill and chestnut bodyLakes and marshes
16Northern BobwhiteSmall quail with distinctive call; males have white throat and eye stripeGrasslands and open forests
17Wild TurkeyLarge, ground-dwelling bird; males have fan-shaped tail and iridescent plumageMontane forests and meadows
18Pied-billed GrebeSmall, stocky waterbird with a short bill and white ring around the billLakes and marshes
19Horned GrebeSmall, compact waterbird; breeding plumage includes striking head tuftsLakes and marshes
20Eared GrebeSmall, dark waterbird with golden “ears” during breeding seasonLakes and marshes
21Rock PigeonCommon city pigeon; variable in color, often gray with two black wing barsUrban areas
22Band-tailed PigeonLarge pigeon with dark band at end of tail; purple-gray bodyAspen forests and riparian areas
23Mourning DoveSlender dove with long, pointed tail and soft, mournful callMontane forests and riparian areas
24Yellow-billed CuckooMedium-sized bird with long tail; yellow lower mandibleDeciduous forests and riparian areas
25Common NighthawkMedium-sized, nocturnal bird with long, pointed wings and distinctive callOpen areas, including riparian and forests
26Black SwiftLarge, dark swift with long, narrow wings and short tailCliffs, rocky areas, waterfalls
27Chimney SwiftSmall, dark swift with rapid, bat-like flightUrban areas, often near chimneys
28White-throated SwiftSmall swift with distinctive white throat and bellyCliffs and canyons
29Black Rosy-FinchDark brown to blackish body with a rosy pink belly and wing edgesAlpine tundra and rocky slopes
30Brown-capped Rosy-FinchBrown body with rosy underparts and wing patchesHigh elevations in the Rockies
31Juniper TitmouseSmall, gray bird with a crest and a distinctive chatterArid juniper woodlands
32Green-tailed TowheeMedium-sized bird with greenish-yellow tail and wings; black headBrushy areas, chaparral
33California GullMedium-sized gull with white head and yellow bill with a red spotLakes and marshes
34Snowy OwlLarge, white owl with yellow eyes, known for its camouflage in snowy areasArctic tundra
35Mountain BluebirdVivid blue feathers in males, blue-gray in females; melodious songAlpine meadows and open woodlands
36Griffon VultureLarge vulture with tawny plumage and a bald head; scavengerMountainous regions
37Alpine ChoughGlossy black plumage with a yellow bill; known for acrobatics and social behaviorHigh-altitude mountainous regions
38Western Scrub-JayBlue and gray bird with a long tail and a harsh callOpen woodlands and scrub areas
39Pinyon JayBlue bird with a shorter tail and no crestPinyon-juniper woodlands
40Black-billed MagpieLarge black and white bird with a long tailOpen woodlands and shrublands
41American Three-toed WoodpeckerBlack and white woodpecker with three toes instead of fourConiferous forests
42Lewis’s WoodpeckerGreenish-black upperparts, red face, and pinkish bellyOpen woodlands and riparian areas
43Williamson’s SapsuckerBlack and white woodpecker with yellow belly (males)Coniferous forests
44Northern FlickerLarge, brown woodpecker with a black bib and spotted underpartsWoodlands and open areas
45Red-naped SapsuckerBlack and white woodpecker with a red napeMixed woodlands
46Hairy WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a white back stripeForests
47Downy WoodpeckerSmall woodpecker with a white back stripeForests and woodlands
48Great Horned OwlLarge owl with ear tufts and yellow eyesForests, swamps, and open areas
49Northern Pygmy-OwlSmall, round-headed owl with yellow eyesForests
50Boreal OwlSmall owl with a squarish head and yellow eyesBoreal forests
51Mountain PloverMedium-sized plover with a pale face and breastOpen grasslands and plains
52Spotted TowheeLarge sparrow with a black head, white spots, and rufous sidesShrublands and forest edges
53Lark BuntingBlack and white bird with a melodious songGrasslands and prairies
54Brewer’s SparrowSmall, gray-brown sparrow with a finely streaked backShrublands and sagebrush
55Sagebrush SparrowSmall, gray bird with a white eye-ring and black whisker markSagebrush plains
56White-crowned SparrowLarge sparrow with black and white striped headForest edges and open areas
57Golden-crowned SparrowLarge sparrow with a golden crown and a plaintive songForests and shrubby areas
58Dark-eyed JuncoSmall, dark bird with a white belly and outer tail feathersForests and woodlands
59Cassin’s FinchMedium-sized finch with a bright red head (males)Coniferous forests
60House FinchSmall finch with a reddish head and breast (males)Urban areas and open woodlands
61Evening GrosbeakLarge finch with a yellow body and a thick billConiferous forests
62Pine SiskinSmall finch with streaked body and a forked tailConiferous forests
63Lesser GoldfinchSmall finch with a black cap and yellow bodyOpen woodlands and gardens
64Lazuli BuntingBright blue bird with a white belly and a chestnut breast bandOpen woodlands and shrubby areas
65Bullock’s OrioleBright orange and black bird with a slender buildOpen woodlands and riparian areas
66Western MeadowlarkMedium-sized bird with a yellow breast and a black “V” markGrasslands and prairies
67Red-winged BlackbirdBlack bird with red and yellow shoulder patches (males)Marshes and wetlands
68Yellow-headed BlackbirdBlack bird with a bright yellow head and chestMarshes and wetlands
69Brewer’s BlackbirdGlossy black bird with a purple sheen (males)Open areas and near water
70Common GrackleLarge blackbird with iridescent plumageOpen areas and urban environments
71Brown-headed CowbirdSmall blackbird with a brown headOpen areas and pastures
72Great Blue HeronLarge wading bird with a blue-gray body and a long neckWetlands and rivers
73Sandhill CraneLarge, gray bird with a red crown and a loud callWetlands and prairies
74American AvocetLarge shorebird with a black and white body and an upturned billShallow water bodies
75KilldeerMedium-sized plover with two black breast bands and a loud callOpen areas and near water
76WilletLarge shorebird with gray-brown plumage and a distinctive wing patternWetlands and shorelines
77Wilson’s SnipeSmall, stocky bird with a long bill and a distinctive flight patternWetlands and marshes
78Marbled GodwitLarge shorebird with a long, slightly upturned billWetlands and mudflats
79Wilson’s PhalaropeSmall shorebird with a white body and a black stripe through the eyeShallow water bodies
80Red-necked PhalaropeSmall shorebird with a red neck and a spinning feeding behaviorOpen water and wetlands
81Black-necked StiltLong-legged shorebird with a black back and white underpartsShallow water bodies
82Lesser YellowlegsSmall shorebird with long, yellow legs and a spotted backWetlands and shorelines
83Greater YellowlegsLarge shorebird with long, yellow legs and a spotted backWetlands and shorelines
84Semipalmated SandpiperSmall shorebird with a short bill and a white bellyWetlands and shorelines
85Western SandpiperSmall shorebird with a short bill and a reddish backWetlands and shorelines
86Least SandpiperSmall shorebird with a short bill and a brown backWetlands and shorelines
87Baird’s SandpiperSmall shorebird with a short bill and a brown backWetlands and shorelines
88Pectoral SandpiperSmall shorebird with a short bill and a streaked breastWetlands and shorelines
89DunlinSmall shorebird with a short bill and a black belly patchWetlands and shorelines
90Short-billed DowitcherMedium-sized shorebird with a short bill and a spotted backWetlands and shorelines
91Long-billed DowitcherMedium-sized shorebird with a long bill and a spotted backWetlands and shorelines
92American WoodcockSmall, stocky bird with a long bill and a distinctive courtship displayWetlands and woodlands
93Common SnipeSmall, stocky bird with a long bill and a distinctive flight patternWetlands and marshes
94Spotted SandpiperSmall shorebird with a distinctive bobbing motionWetlands and shorelines
95Solitary SandpiperMedium-sized shorebird with a distinctive bobbing motionWetlands and shorelines
96Wandering TattlerMedium-sized shorebird with a gray back and a distinctive callWetlands and shorelines
97Upland SandpiperMedium-sized shorebird with a long neck and a distinctive callGrasslands and prairies
98WhimbrelLarge shorebird with a long, curved bill and a distinctive callWetlands and shorelines
99Long-billed CurlewLarge shorebird with a long, curved bill and a distinctive callWetlands and grasslands
100Hudsonian GodwitLarge shorebird with a long, slightly upturned billWetlands and shorelines
101Ruddy TurnstoneMedium-sized shorebird with a distinctive black and white patternWetlands and shorelines
102Red KnotMedium-sized shorebird with a distinctive red bellyWetlands and shorelines
103SanderlingSmall shorebird with a short bill and a white bellyWetlands and shorelines
104Western Screech-OwlSmall, grayish owl with yellow eyesForests and riparian areas
105Northern Saw-whet OwlSmall, brown owl with a large head and yellow eyesForests and woodlands
106Great Gray OwlLarge, gray owl with a round face and yellow eyesBoreal forests and mountains
107Western BluebirdSmall, blue bird with an orange breastOpen woodlands and gardens
108Boreal ChickadeeSmall, brownish bird with a black throat and a hoarse callBoreal forests
109Red-breasted NuthatchSmall, active bird with a black eye stripe and a red breastConiferous forests
110White-breasted NuthatchSmall bird with a white face and breast; often climbs down tree trunksDeciduous and mixed forests
111Brown CreeperSmall, brown bird with a white belly; often climbs up tree trunksConiferous and mixed forests
112Rock WrenSmall, grayish-brown bird with a loud, musical songRocky slopes and canyons
113Canyon WrenSmall, reddish-brown bird with a loud, musical songCliffs and rocky canyons
114House WrenSmall, brown bird with a loud, bubbly songGardens and woodlands
115Marsh WrenSmall, brown bird with a loud, chattering songMarshes and wetlands
116Golden-crowned KingletTiny bird with a golden crown and a high-pitched callConiferous forests
117Ruby-crowned KingletTiny bird with a red crown and a high-pitched callConiferous and mixed forests
118VeerySmall, reddish-brown thrush with a flutey songDeciduous forests
119Swainson’s ThrushSmall, brown thrush with a distinctive upward-spiral songConiferous and mixed forests
120Hermit ThrushSmall, brown thrush with a distinctive flute-like songForests and woodlands
121American RobinLarge thrush with a red breast and a loud, cheerful songGardens, woodlands, and parks
122Varied ThrushLarge thrush with a black breast band and a haunting songConiferous forests
123Gray CatbirdMedium-sized, slate-gray bird with a black cap and a cat-like callShrubby areas and gardens
124Northern MockingbirdMedium-sized, gray bird with white wing patches and a varied songOpen areas and urban environments
125Sage ThrasherSmall, grayish-brown bird with a streaked breast and a melodious songSagebrush plains
126Brown ThrasherLarge, reddish-brown bird with a streaked breast and a varied songShrubby areas and woodlands
127European StarlingMedium-sized, black bird with iridescent plumage and a varied songUrban areas and farmlands
128Cedar WaxwingMedium-sized, brown bird with a black mask and a yellow-tipped tailWoodlands and gardens
129PhainopeplaSmall, black bird with a crest and a red eyeDeserts and arid regions
130Orange-crowned WarblerSmall, olive-yellow bird with an orange crownOpen woodlands and shrubby areas
131Nashville WarblerSmall, gray and yellow bird with a white eye-ringDeciduous and mixed forests
132Virginia’s WarblerSmall, gray and yellow bird with a distinctive songDry, open woodlands
133MacGillivray’s WarblerSmall, gray and yellow bird with a black headDense undergrowth and riparian areas
134Common YellowthroatSmall, yellow bird with a black maskMarshes and wetlands
135Yellow WarblerSmall, yellow bird with reddish streaks on the breastWoodlands and gardens
136Black-throated Gray WarblerSmall, gray and white bird with a black throatDry, open woodlands
137Townsend’s WarblerSmall, black and yellow bird with a black faceConiferous forests
138Hermit WarblerSmall, black and yellow bird with a black faceConiferous forests
139Wilson’s WarblerSmall, yellow bird with a black capWoodlands and gardens
140Yellow-breasted ChatLarge, yellow bird with a white eye-ring and a loud songDense undergrowth and riparian areas
141Lark SparrowLarge sparrow with a distinctive face patternGrasslands and open areas
142Black-throated SparrowSmall, gray bird with a black throat and a white eyebrowDeserts and arid regions
143Savannah SparrowSmall, streaked bird with a yellow eyebrowGrasslands and prairies
144Bird SpeciesDescriptionHabitat
145Northern HarrierMedium-sized hawk with a white rump and long wingsMarshes and open fields
146Sharp-shinned HawkSmall hawk with a square tail and short wingsForests and woodlands
147Cooper’s HawkMedium-sized hawk with rounded tail and long legsForests and woodlands
148Northern GoshawkLarge hawk with a broad tail and powerful buildForests
149Red-tailed HawkLarge hawk with a red tail and broad wingsOpen areas and forests
150Swainson’s HawkMedium-sized hawk with a white belly and dark chestGrasslands and prairies
151Ferruginous HawkLarge hawk with a rusty back and legsGrasslands and prairies
152Golden EagleLarge eagle with a dark body and golden napeMountains and open areas
153Bald EagleLarge eagle with a white head and tail, dark bodyNear water bodies
154OspreyLarge raptor with a white belly and dark eye stripeNear water bodies
155Peregrine FalconMedium-sized falcon with a dark head and moustache stripeCliffs and open areas
156Prairie FalconMedium-sized falcon with a pale belly and dark axillariesOpen areas and deserts
157American KestrelSmall falcon with a rusty back and blue-gray wingsOpen areas and fields
158MerlinSmall falcon with a dark back and streaked bellyForests and open areas
159GyrfalconLarge falcon with variable plumage, often paleArctic tundra and mountains
160Barred OwlMedium-sized owl with brown eyes and a distinctive hootForests and swamps
161Long-eared OwlMedium-sized owl with ear tufts and a white facial diskForests and woodlands
162Short-eared OwlMedium-sized owl with short ear tufts and a pale faceOpen areas and grasslands
163Flammulated OwlSmall owl with reddish-brown plumage and dark eyesConiferous forests
164Spotted OwlMedium-sized owl with dark eyes and a spotted bellyOld-growth forests
165Burrowing OwlSmall, long-legged owl with a brown and white speckled plumageGrasslands and prairies
166Ferruginous Pygmy-OwlSmall, rust-colored owl with yellow eyesForests and woodlands
167Common PoorwillSmall, nocturnal bird with a short bill and wide mouthOpen woodlands and deserts
168Lesser NighthawkSmall, nocturnal bird with a long tail and pointed wingsDeserts and arid regions
169Vaux’s SwiftSmall, dark swift with a short tail and rapid flightForests and urban areas
170Anna’s HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with iridescent green and pink plumageGardens and open woodlands
171Black-chinned HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with a black chin and a purple throat patchRiparian areas and gardens
172Calliope HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with a bright magenta throat and green backMountain meadows and forests
173Rufous HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with bright orange-red plumageMountain meadows and gardens
174Broad-tailed HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with a green back and a metallic trilling soundMountain meadows and forests
175Allen’s HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with a rusty and green plumageCoastal areas and gardens
176Costa’s HummingbirdSmall hummingbird with iridescent purple crown and throatDeserts and arid regions
177Red-breasted SapsuckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a red head and breastConiferous forests
178Yellow-bellied SapsuckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a yellow belly and red foreheadDeciduous forests
179Pileated WoodpeckerLarge woodpecker with a black body and a red crestDeciduous and mixed forests
180Acorn WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a red crown and black backOak woodlands and forests
181Red-headed WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a completely red head and a white bodyOpen woodlands and savannas
182Black-backed WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a black back and a white bellyBurned forests
183White-headed WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a white head and black bodyPine forests
184Gila WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a black and white barred backDesert areas and riparian woodlands
185Ladder-backed WoodpeckerSmall woodpecker with a black and white barred backDeserts and arid regions
186Golden-fronted WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a golden nape and bellyOpen woodlands and savannas
187Red-bellied WoodpeckerMedium-sized woodpecker with a red cap and a faint red bellyDeciduous forests
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