LIFE EXPECTANCY OF SOME COLORADO BIRDS

Cranes, Herons and Shorebirds:
Sandhill Crane 31 years, 3 months
Black-crowned Night Heron 21 years, 1 month
Great Blue Heron 24 years, 6 months
Killdeer 10 years, 11months
Doves, Grouse, Hawks, Owls and Quail:
Eurasian Collared Dove 5 years, 2 months
Mourning Dove 31 years, 4 months
Bald Eagle 30 years, 9 months
Golden Eagle 28 years, 4 months
Peregrine Falcon 19 years, 3 months
Blue Grouse 11 years, 10 months
Northern Harrier 16 years, 5 months
Cooper’s Hawk 20 years, 4 months
Red-tailed Hawk 28 years, 10 months
Sharp-shinned Hawk 19 years, 11 months
Swainson’s Hawk 19 years, 7 months
American Kestrel 14 years, 8 months
Barn Owl 15 years, 5 months
Burrowing Owl 9 years
Great Horned Owl 27 years, 9 months
Turkey Vulture 16 years, 10 months
Crows, Flycatchers, Hummingbirds, Jays, Nightjars, Swifts and Woodpeckers:
American Crow 14 Years, 7 months
Black-chinned Hummingbird 10 years, 1 month
Broad-tailed Hummingbird 12 years, 2 months
Calliope Hummingbird 6 years, 1 month
Rufous Hummingbird 8 years, 11 months
Blue Jay 17 years, 6 months
Steller’s Jay 16 years, 1 month
Western Scrub-Jay 15 years, 9 months
Eastern Kingbird 11 years, 1 month
Western Kingbird 6 years, 11 months
Horned Lark 7 years, 11 months
Black-billed Magpie 9 years, 3 months
Common Nighthawk 9 years
Western Wood-Pewee 8 years, 1 month
Say’s Phoebe 3 years, 11 month
Common Raven 17 years, 2 months
Williamson’s Sapsucker 4 years
White-throated Swift 10 years
Downy Woodpecker 11 years, 11 months
Hairy Woodpecker 15 years, 11 months
Red-headed Woodpecker 9 years, 11 months
Blackbirds, Finches, Orioles and Sparrows:
Red-winged Blackbird 15 years, 9 months
Brown-headed Cowbird 16 years, 10 months
Red Crossbill 4 years, 2 months
Cassin’s Finch 7 years
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 6 years, 7 months
House Finch 11 years, 7 months
Common Grackle 22 years, 11 months (Oh Great!!)
American Goldfinch 10 years, 5 months
Lesser Goldfinch 5 years, 8 months
Black-headed Grosbeak 11 years, 11 months
Evening Grosbeak 15 years, 3 months
Pine Grosbeak 9 years, 9 months
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 12 years, 11 months
Gray-headed Junco 10 years, 8 months
Western Meadowlark 6 years, 6 months
Bullock’s Oriole 6 years, 1 month
Orchard Oriole 10 years, 11 months
Pine Siskin 9 years, 5 months
Chipping Sparrow 11 years, 10 months
Lark Sparrow 7 years, 10 months
White-throated Sparrow 9 years, 8 months
European Starling 15 years, 3 months
Green-tailed Towhee 7 years, 8 months
Spotted Towhee 10 years, 8 months
Swallows, Tanagers, Vireos and Warblers:
Lark Bunting 4 years
Lazuli Bunting 9 years, 11 months
Loggerhead Shrike 12 years, 6 months
Barn Swallow 8 years, 10 months
Tree Swallow 12 years, 1 month
Western Tanager 7 years, 11 months
Yellow Warbler 10 years, 11 months
Wilson’s warbler 7 years, 4 months
Cedar Waxwing 8 years, 2 months
Bluebirds, Chickadees, Nuthatches, Sparrows, Thrashers, Thrushes and Wrens:
Mountain Bluebird 9 years
Western Bluebird 6 years, 1 month
Black-capped Chickadee 12 years, 5 months
Mountain Chickadee 10 years, 1 month
Brown Creeper 4 years, 7 months
Brown-headed Nuthatch 5 years, 9 months
Pygmy Nuthatch 8 years, 2 months
American Robin 13 years, 11 months
House Sparrows 15 years, 9 months
Brown Thrasher 12 years, 10 months
House Wren 9 years

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