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Canyonlands National Park, Utah (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Map of Canyonlands National Park, Utah



Canyonlands National Park, Utah Canyonlands National Park, Utah Mesa, Canyonlands National Park, Utah Barbara Above Canyonlands NP Barbara and Scott at Canyonlands National Park, Utah
Desert Spiny Lizard (Sceloporus magister) Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea) Male Blue Grosbeak (Guiraca caerulea) Female Brewers Sparrow (Spizella breweri) Spotted Towhee (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) Juvenile Says Phoebe (Sayornis saya)
Black-headed Grosbeak (Pheucticus melanocephalus) Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) Juvenile Western Tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) Female Sage Thrasher (Oreoscoptes montanus) Rock Wren (Salpinctes obsoletus) Canyon Wren (Catherpes mexicanus)
Hopi Chipmunk (Tamias rufus) Common Raven (Corvus corax) Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) In Flight Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) Black-chinned Hummingbird (Archilochus alexandri) Female
Ash-throated Flycatcher (Myiarchus cinerascens)

A very rocky park with spectacular rock formations caused by erosion. The Colorado and Green Rivers join in the middle of the park. Away from the river, you can hike to high and low desert. There are a couple of drive around roads if you are not feeling adventurous.


Species Recorded (57)

Birds ( 46 )

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Black-crowned Night-Heron - Nycticorax nycticorax

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
American Wigeon - Anas americana
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca
Cinnamon Teal - Anas cyanoptera
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Canada Goose - Branta canadensis

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus
Golden Eagle - Aquila chrysaetos
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Eurasian Collared-Dove - Streptopelia decaocto
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Black-chinned Hummingbird - Archilochus alexandri
Rufous Hummingbird - Selasphorus rufus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Northern Flicker - Colaptes auratus

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Willow Flycatcher - Empidonax traillii
Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
California Scrub-Jay - Aphelocoma californica
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Black-billed Magpie - Pica hudsonia

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Juniper Titmouse - Baeolophus ridgwayi

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Canyon Wren - Catherpes mexicanus
Rock Wren - Salpinctes obsoletus

Old World Warblers and Gnatcatchers ( Sylviidae )
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Sage Thrasher - Oreoscoptes montanus

Shrikes ( Laniidae )
Loggerhead Shrike - Lanius ludovicianus

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Gray Vireo - Vireo vicinior

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
MacGillivray's Warbler - Geothlypis tolmiei
Yellow-breasted Chat - Icteria virens

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Western Tanager - Piranga ludoviciana

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Blue Grosbeak - Passerina caerulea
Black-headed Grosbeak - Pheucticus melanocephalus

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Black-throated Sparrow - Amphispiza bilineata
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
Brewer's Sparrow - Spizella breweri
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria

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