- A-Z Animals
The Idaho Birds Records Committee accepts 432 bird species in Idaho per the April 2019 records. Of the several bird species, the passenger pigeon is considered extinct. The Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area in Idaho is densely populated with nesting raptors from hawks to falcons and eagles to owls.
The Mountain bluebird has been officially adopted as Idaho’s state bird in 1931. This bird mostly dwells in the northern part of Idaho for most of the year.
Birds of Prey: Ferruginous Hawk, Golden Eagle, Gyrfalcon, Merlin, Turkey Vulture
All-year-round: American Robin, Black-billed Magpie, Northern Flicker
In Summer: American Goldfinch, Western Tanager, Mountain Bluebird
In Winter: Bald Eagle, Rough-legged Hawk, Northern Pygmy Owl