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Bird Observations

Date Range:
Apr, 1900-2019

Montana

284 species (+87 other taxa) Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Snow Goose  
Ross's Goose  
Snow x Ross's Goose (hybrid)  
Snow/Ross's Goose  
Greater White-fronted Goose  
Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)  
Cackling Goose  
Canada Goose  
Cackling/Canada Goose  
goose sp.  
Trumpeter Swan  
Tundra Swan  
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan  
swan sp.  
Wood Duck  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Baikal Teal  
Blue-winged Teal  
Cinnamon Teal  
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)  
Blue-winged/Cinnamon Teal  
Northern Shoveler  
Blue-winged Teal x Northern Shoveler (hybrid)  
Cinnamon Teal x Northern Shoveler (hybrid)  
Gadwall  
Northern Shoveler x Gadwall (hybrid)  
Eurasian Wigeon  
American Wigeon  
Eurasian x American Wigeon (hybrid)  
Eurasian/American Wigeon  
Mallard  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Mallard (Domestic type)  
Gadwall x Mallard (hybrid)  
Mallard x Mexican Duck (hybrid)  
Northern Pintail  
Gadwall x Northern Pintail (hybrid)  
Mallard x Northern Pintail (hybrid)  
Green-winged Teal  
Mallard x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)  
teal sp.  
dabbling duck sp.  
Canvasback  
Redhead  
Ring-necked Duck  
Redhead x Ring-necked Duck (hybrid)  
Greater Scaup  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Lesser Scaup  
Greater/Lesser Scaup  
Aythya sp.  
Harlequin Duck  
White-winged Scoter  
Stejneger's Scoter  
Black Scoter  
Long-tailed Duck  
Bufflehead  
Common Goldeneye  
Barrow's Goldeneye  
Common/Barrow's Goldeneye  
Hooded Merganser  
Common Merganser  
Red-breasted Merganser  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Common/Red-breasted Merganser  
Ruddy Duck  
duck sp.  
Northern Bobwhite  
California Quail  
Chukar  
Ring-necked Pheasant  
Gray Partridge  
Ruffed Grouse  
Greater Sage-Grouse  
Spruce Grouse  
White-tailed Ptarmigan  
Dusky Grouse  
Sharp-tailed Grouse  
grouse sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wild Turkey  
Pied-billed Grebe  
Horned Grebe  
Red-necked Grebe  
Eared Grebe  
Horned/Eared Grebe  
Western Grebe  
Clark's Grebe  
Western/Clark's Grebe  
grebe sp.  
Rock Pigeon  
Eurasian Collared-Dove  
Mourning Dove  
pigeon/dove sp.  
Common Poorwill  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Vaux's Swift  
White-throated Swift  
Rufous Hummingbird  
Calliope Hummingbird  
hummingbird sp.  
Virginia Rail  
Sora  
American Coot  
Sandhill Crane  
Whooping Crane  
Black-necked Stilt  
American Avocet  
Black-bellied Plover  
Snowy Plover  
Semipalmated Plover  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Piping Plover  
Killdeer  
Mountain Plover  
Upland Sandpiper  
Whimbrel  
Long-billed Curlew  
Hudsonian Godwit  
Marbled Godwit  
Dunlin  
Baird's Sandpiper  
Least Sandpiper  
Pectoral Sandpiper  
Semipalmated Sandpiper  
Western Sandpiper  
peep sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Calidris sp.  
Short-billed Dowitcher  
Long-billed Dowitcher  
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher  
Wilson's Snipe  
Wilson's Phalarope  
Red-necked Phalarope  
phalarope sp.  
Spotted Sandpiper  
Solitary Sandpiper  
Greater Yellowlegs  
Willet  
Lesser Yellowlegs  
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs  
shorebird sp.  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bonaparte's Gull  
Franklin's Gull  
Mew Gull  
Ring-billed Gull  
California Gull  
Herring Gull  
Iceland Gull  
Lesser Black-backed Gull  
Glaucous-winged Gull  
Glaucous Gull  
Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)  
Larus sp.  
gull sp.  
Caspian Tern  
Common Tern  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Forster's Tern  
tern sp.  
Common Loon  
loon sp.  
Double-crested Cormorant  
American White Pelican  
American Bittern  
Great Blue Heron  
Great Egret  
Snowy Egret  
Cattle Egret  
Black-crowned Night-Heron  
White-faced Ibis  
Turkey Vulture  
Osprey  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Golden Eagle  
Northern Harrier  
Sharp-shinned Hawk  
Cooper's Hawk  
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk  
Northern Goshawk  
Accipiter sp.  
Bald Eagle  
Golden/Bald Eagle  
Harris's Hawk  
Broad-winged Hawk  
Swainson's Hawk  
Red-tailed Hawk  
Rough-legged Hawk  
Ferruginous Hawk  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Buteo sp.  
Buteo/eagle sp.  
hawk sp.  
eagle sp.  
Barn Owl  
Western Screech-Owl  
Eastern Screech-Owl  
Great Horned Owl  
Snowy Owl  
Northern Hawk Owl  
Northern Pygmy-Owl  
Burrowing Owl  
Barred Owl  
Great Gray Owl  
Long-eared Owl  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Short-eared Owl  
Boreal Owl  
Northern Saw-whet Owl  
owl sp.  
Belted Kingfisher  
Williamson's Sapsucker  
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  
Red-naped Sapsucker  
Yellow-bellied/Red-naped Sapsucker  
sapsucker sp.  
Lewis's Woodpecker  
Red-bellied Woodpecker  
American Three-toed Woodpecker  
Black-backed Woodpecker  
Downy Woodpecker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Hairy Woodpecker  
Downy/Hairy Woodpecker  
Pileated Woodpecker  
Northern Flicker  
woodpecker sp.  
American Kestrel  
Merlin  
Gyrfalcon  
Peregrine Falcon  
Prairie Falcon  
large falcon sp.  
small falcon sp.  
falcon sp.  
diurnal raptor sp.  
Dusky Flycatcher  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Eastern Phoebe  
Say's Phoebe  
Western Kingbird  
Eastern Kingbird  
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)  
Cassin's Vireo  
Loggerhead Shrike  
Northern Shrike  
Loggerhead/Northern Shrike  
Canada Jay  
Pinyon Jay  
Steller's Jay  
Blue Jay  
Black-billed Magpie  
Clark's Nutcracker  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
American Crow  
crow sp.  
Common Raven  
crow/raven sp.  
Black-capped Chickadee  
Mountain Chickadee  
Black-capped x Mountain Chickadee (hybrid)  
Chestnut-backed Chickadee  
Boreal Chickadee  
chickadee sp.  
Horned Lark  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow  
Purple Martin  
Tree Swallow  
Violet-green Swallow  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bank Swallow  
Barn Swallow  
Cliff Swallow  
swallow sp.  
Golden-crowned Kinglet  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  
Red-breasted Nuthatch  
White-breasted Nuthatch  
Pygmy Nuthatch  
nuthatch sp.  
Brown Creeper  
Rock Wren  
Canyon Wren  
House Wren  
Pacific Wren  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Marsh Wren  
Carolina Wren  
Bewick's Wren  
wren sp.  
American Dipper  
European Starling  
Gray Catbird  
Brown Thrasher  
Sage Thrasher  
Northern Mockingbird  
Eastern Bluebird  
Western Bluebird  
Mountain Bluebird  
bluebird sp.  
Townsend's Solitaire  
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Varied Thrush  
Swainson's Thrush  
Hermit Thrush  
American Robin  
Bohemian Waxwing  
Cedar Waxwing  
Bohemian/Cedar Waxwing  
House Sparrow  
American Pipit  
Sprague's Pipit  
Evening Grosbeak  
Pine Grosbeak  
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch  
Black Rosy-Finch  
rosy-finch sp.