Great Backyard Bird Count at the Zoo

We Went Birding in the Zoo!

Did you look for birds this weekend for the Great Backyard Bird Count? We went birding throughout Zoo grounds to participate in this fun community science event! In just 2 hours we spotted 19 species of wild birds and 153 total birds utilizing our beautiful Zoo habitat. We even saw lots of new nests being created for spring!


Check out our birding list!
1 Wood Duck
98 Mallard
7 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3 Mourning Dove
1 Broad-billed Hummingbird
4 Black-crowned Night-Heron
3 Cooper’s Hawk
2 Red-tailed Hawk
3 Gila Woodpecker
2 Black Phoebe
1 Say’s Phoebe
3 Chihuahuan Raven
1 Verdin
6 Western Bluebird
7 House Sparrow
2 Black-throated Sparrow
1 Lincoln’s Sparrow
5 White-crowned Sparrow
3 Yellow-rumped Warbler