Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park (website)
near Estes Park and Granby, CO
Details: Designated in 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding areas are habitats for 280 species of birds. In 2000, Rocky Mountain National Park was designated as a Global Important Bird Area. This designation recognizes the vital role of the park in the perpetuation of bird species.
Birds: White-tailed Ptarmigan, Blue Grouse, Gray Jay, Clark's Nutcracker, Williamson's Sapsucker, Three-toed Woodpecker, Mountain Chickadee, Pygmy Nuthatch, American Dipper, Western Tanager, Pine Grosbeak, Red Crossbill, Townsend's Solitare, Wilson's, MacGillivray's and Virginia's Warblers, Brown-capped Rosy Finch, Black Swift, Northern Pygmy Owl.
Note: Bird listings may include resident and migratory birds and common and rare sightings.