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Checklist S11280228

 
Location
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Aug 05, 2012 5:42 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
14.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Dave Hawksworth
Comments:
Hot & muggy from about 10:00 on.
Mammals:
Desert Cottontail 6
Skunk, sp. 1
Muskrat 1
Javelina 1
Mule Deer 4 - 1 buck and 2 does - 1 with a very small fawn.
Coyote 2 - 1 was chasing a roadrunner and the other was eyeing the fawn, but Mom was on guard.
Species
78 species (+2 other taxa) total
110
Canada Goose
2
Wood Duck
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
55
Cinnamon Teal
1
American Wigeon
160
Mallard
30
teal sp.
3
Gambel's Quail
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1
18
Wild Turkey

Three females with large fledglings - two with one each and one with four.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 3
Sex Unknown 6 9
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
2
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Western Grebe
4
Clark's Grebe
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
27
White-winged Dove
58
Mourning Dove
3
Greater Roadrunner

One was being chased by a coyote! The roadrunner was able to escape - even without an ACME anvil falling on the coyote's head.

7
Lesser Nighthawk
4
Common Nighthawk
26
Black-chinned Hummingbird
3
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
2
Rufous Hummingbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Common Gallinule

The immatures were fully grown, but still had juvenal plumage.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 1
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Black-necked Stilt
29
Killdeer
2
Spotted Sandpiper
3
Solitary Sandpiper
9
Neotropic Cormorant
7
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
4
Snowy Egret
3
Green Heron
4
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 2
11
White-faced Ibis
4
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Great Horned Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 2
2
Hairy Woodpecker

Adult with fledgling.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
2
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
3
American Kestrel
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Merlin

Along the north end of the Seasonal Road about half way between the east-west section and where it rejoins the main tour loop. Very unusual for this date. Details submitted to the RBC.

1
Peregrine Falcon

It dove into the only flock of shorebirds I saw on the day and nearly bagged a Killdeer as the shorebirds scattered in all directions.

1
Western Wood-Pewee
8
Black Phoebe
1
Vermilion Flycatcher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
31
Western Kingbird
1
White-eyed Vireo

Continuing singing male at the east end of the east-west section of the Seasonal Road. It's a bit farther south than last time - near the Chupadera Deck.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Chihuahuan Raven
3
raven sp.
3
Violet-green Swallow
36
Barn Swallow
48
Cliff Swallow
2
Verdin
2
Carolina Wren

Continuing birds along the east-west section of the seasonal road. One was singing at each end of the east-west section.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Bewick's Wren
2
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
2
Northern Mockingbird
3
Phainopepla
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
17
House Finch
16
Lesser Goldfinch
1
American Goldfinch
5
Chipping Sparrow
9
Lark Sparrow
7
Spotted Towhee
31
Yellow-breasted Chat
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Western Meadowlark
23
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird

Both were begging fledglings, but I could not see who was feeding them.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
30
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart

Continuing bird at the east end of the east-west section of the Seasonal Road. Still singing frequently.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
7
Yellow Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown 3
4
Summer Tanager
1
Western Tanager
7
Black-headed Grosbeak
43
Blue Grosbeak
2
Indigo Bunting
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
25
House Sparrow
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes