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Checklist S13992480

 
Location
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 04, 2013 5:14 PM
Protocol:
Incidental
Party Size:
1
Observers:
Cole Wolf , Michael Hilchey List , Raymond VanBuskirk List
Comments:
CNMAS Big Day, checklist 18/20
Species
95 species (+3 other taxa) total
40
Canada Goose
X
Blue-winged Teal
X
Cinnamon Teal
X
Northern Shoveler
X
Gadwall
20
American Wigeon
2
Mexican Duck
X
Mallard/Mexican Duck
6
Northern Pintail
X
Green-winged Teal
3
Canvasback

Big day bird #201

X
Redhead
X
Ring-necked Duck
X
Lesser Scaup
X
Ruddy Duck
1
Ring-necked Pheasant

Big day bird #199

15
Wild Turkey
X
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Eared Grebe
5
White-winged Dove
X
Mourning Dove
80
Lesser Nighthawk
3
Common Nighthawk

Certainly an underestimate as I stopped checking nighthawks after we had our first CONI. Wings longer and more pointed than LENI. More powerful, direct flight.

2
Black-chinned Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
30
Black-necked Stilt
40
American Avocet
3
Semipalmated Plover

On the flight deck pond

10
Killdeer
100
Long-billed Dowitcher
1200
Wilson's Phalarope

Likely an underestimate. Checked Asante as we could but couldn't turn up a RN

2
Spotted Sandpiper
4
Solitary Sandpiper
X
Greater Yellowlegs
5
Willet
30
Lesser Yellowlegs
12
Ring-billed Gull
1
Forster's Tern

flight deck

X
Neotropic Cormorant
15
Great Blue Heron
40
Great Egret
60
Snowy Egret
1
Cattle Egret
20
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
Glossy Ibis

Good looks at a bird in the SE corner of the first pond along the seasonal road (east of the flight deck). Dark face outlined with pale blue. Dark eye.

500
White-faced Ibis
10
Turkey Vulture
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk

Male on the north end of the farm loop

2
Swainson's Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Gray Flycatcher
8
Black Phoebe
1
Vermilion Flycatcher
20
Western Kingbird
10
raven sp.
X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
X
Tree Swallow
X
Violet-green Swallow
X
Bank Swallow
X
Barn Swallow
X
Cliff Swallow
3
Marsh Wren
1
Carolina Wren

Continuing along the farm loop, heard only. Big day bird #200

3
Bewick's Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2
American Robin
5
Northern Mockingbird
25
House Finch
50
Chipping Sparrow
5
Lark Sparrow
1
Dark-eyed Junco
15
White-crowned Sparrow (Dark-lored)
1
Vesper Sparrow
2
Green-tailed Towhee
1
Spotted Towhee
2
Yellow-breasted Chat
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird
80
Red-winged Blackbird
50
Brown-headed Cowbird
25
Great-tailed Grackle
6
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Virginia's Warbler
5
Common Yellowthroat
6
Yellow Warbler
1
Palm Warbler (Western)

Feeding on sunflowers near the start of the seasonal road. Rusty cap, bright yellow supercillium, throat, and undertail covs, brown upperparts.

4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
15
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Townsend's Warbler
2
Wilson's Warbler
6
Summer Tanager
4
Black-headed Grosbeak
1
Blue Grosbeak
 

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

Yes