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Big Bend National Park, Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Big Bend National Park, Texas

Map of Big Bend National Park, Texas



Andrew Andy Chisos Mountains
Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) Cordilleran Flycatcher (Empidonax occidentalis) Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus) - Female Pyrrhuloxia (Cardinalis sinuatus) Cactus Wren (Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus) Crissal Thrasher (Toxostoma crissale)
Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis) - Gray-headed Canyon Towhee (Melozone fusca) Ladder-backed Woodpecker (Picoides scalaris) Broad-tailed Hummingbird (Selasphorus platycercus) Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Colima Warbler (Oreothlypis crissalis)
Mexican Jay (Aphelocoma wollweberi) Eastern Spiny Softshell Turtle (Apalone spinifera) Scotts Oriole (Icterus parisorum) - Female American Badger (Taxidea taxus) Rufous-crowned Sparrow (Aimophila ruficeps) Black-chinned Sparrow (Spizella atrogularis)
Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus (Echinocereus coccineus) Cassins Vireo (Vireo cassinii) Dusky Flycatcher (Empidonax oberholseri)

A desert area with a "sky island" mountain range on the border of the USA and Mexico.


Species Recorded (66)

Birds ( 62 )

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Peregrine Falcon - Falco peregrinus

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
Scaled Quail - Callipepla squamata

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Spotted Sandpiper - Actitis macularius

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica

Cuckoos ( Cuculidae )
Greater Roadrunner - Geococcyx californianus

Swifts ( Apodidae )
White-throated Swift - Aeronautes saxatalis

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Broad-tailed Hummingbird - Selasphorus platycercus

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Acorn Woodpecker - Melanerpes formicivorus
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - Picoides scalaris

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Dusky Flycatcher - Empidonax oberholseri
Cordilleran Flycatcher - Empidonax occidentalis
Ash-throated Flycatcher - Myiarchus cinerascens
Black Phoebe - Sayornis nigricans
Say's Phoebe - Sayornis saya
Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Mexican Jay - Aphelocoma wollweberi
Common Raven - Corvus corax

Chickadees and Titmice ( Paridae )
Black-crested Titmouse - Baeolophus atricristatus

Bushtits ( Aegithalidae )
Bushtit - Psaltriparus minimus

Wrens ( Troglodytidae )
Cactus Wren - Campylorhynchus brunneicapillus
Canyon Wren - Catherpes mexicanus
Rock Wren - Salpinctes obsoletus
House Wren - Troglodytes aedon

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

Thrushes and Allies ( Turdidae )
Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos
Crissal Thrasher - Toxostoma crissale
Curve-billed Thrasher - Toxostoma curvirostre

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
Cassin's Vireo - Vireo cassinii
Hutton's Vireo - Vireo huttoni

Wood-warblers ( Parulidae )
Wilson's Warbler - Cardellina pusilla
Colima Warbler - Oreothlypis crissalis
Yellow-rumped Warbler - Setophaga coronata

Tanagers ( Thraupidae )
Summer Tanager - Piranga rubra

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Pyrrhuloxia - Cardinalis sinuatus
Varied Bunting - Passerina versicolor

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Rufous-crowned Sparrow - Aimophila ruficeps
Black-throated Sparrow - Amphispiza bilineata
Lark Bunting - Calamospiza melanocorys
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis
Lincoln's Sparrow - Melospiza lincolnii
Canyon Towhee - Melozone fusca
Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus
Vesper Sparrow - Pooecetes gramineus
Black-chinned Sparrow - Spizella atrogularis
Clay-colored Sparrow - Spizella pallida
Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Scott's Oriole - Icterus parisorum
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus

Cardueline Finches and Allies ( Fringillidae )
House Finch - Haemorhous mexicanus
Pine Siskin - Spinus pinus
Lesser Goldfinch - Spinus psaltria

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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