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Checklist S12290033

 
Location
La Joya WMA, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
7 hour(s)
Distance:
9.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Dave Hawksworth
Comments:
2012 Sevilleta NWR Christmas Bird Count with Dave Hutton.
Light to heavy rain in the early morning; mostly very windy in the afternoon. Stopped for about an hour around 9 AM due to heavy rain.
On foot virtually the entire time.
Species
51 species (+2 other taxa) total
5250
Snow Goose

All in high flying flocks headed north.

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
3
Canada Goose
11
Wood Duck
3
Gadwall
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female
Sex Unknown
2
American Wigeon
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
257
Mallard
76
Northern Pintail
2
Green-winged Teal
50
Canvasback
90
Ring-necked Duck
1
Lesser Scaup
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Hooded Merganser
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2
Ruddy Duck
2
Gambel's Quail
6
Ring-necked Pheasant
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 6
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Eared Grebe
1
Western Grebe
2
Greater Roadrunner
275
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Sandhill Crane
4
Great Blue Heron
5
Northern Harrier
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown 2
3
Red-tailed Hawk
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3
18
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
American Kestrel
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
4
Say's Phoebe
1
Loggerhead Shrike
1
American Crow
6
Common Raven
3
Verdin
10
Bushtit
5
Marsh Wren
5
Bewick's Wren
7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Western Bluebird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
21
American Robin
2
Crissal Thrasher
50
European Starling
2
House Finch
6
Pine Siskin
15
American Goldfinch
2
Dark-eyed Junco
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)
174
White-crowned Sparrow
48
Song Sparrow
1
Swamp Sparrow
1
Canyon Towhee
12
Spotted Towhee
20000
Red-winged Blackbird

All in four huge flocks leaving their roost in the cattails at the south end of the refuge just after sunrise.

250
Brewer's Blackbird
8
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
2
Pyrrhuloxia
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1
 

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Yes