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Checklist S14081287

 
Location
Rio Grande Nature Center SP, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 11, 2013 6:35 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Nancy Hetrick
Species
12 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Canada Goose
1
Wood Duck
2
Northern Shoveler
2
Gadwall
X
Mallard/Mexican Duck
1
Chimney/Vaux's Swift

Dark, cigar-shaped body, long wings. Fluttering flight style. Reported a couple hours earlier. Seen flying with swallows over the trees from the ditch behind the Nature Center.

10
Black Tern
1
Forster's Tern

Tern with long wings, forked tail, black cap, white underparts. Unable to see the bill in the fading light. Flying with the Black terns over the wetlands at dusk.
Photographed from the side road east of the Nature Center parking lot.
Forster's tern

X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
X
Violet-green Swallow
X
Barn Swallow
X
Cliff Swallow
1
Bewick's Wren
1
Green-tailed Towhee
 

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

Yes