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Checklist S2229858

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Sep 12, 1992 7:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
4 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Christopher Rustay
Comments:
N/A
Species
63 species (+1 other taxa) total
40
Cinnamon Teal
13
Mallard/Mexican Duck
16
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
2
Black-chinned Hummingbird

Black-chinned Hummingbird - an apparent female flew up uo a begging but fledged juvenile bird and fed it. Isn''t this a bit late?

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Sora
2
Common Gallinule

These two in a marshy area just N. of picnic grounds.

3
Killdeer
2
Spotted Sandpiper
5
Snowy Egret
41
White-faced Ibis
12
Turkey Vulture
2
Northern Harrier
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Swainson's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl

Barn Owl - roosting in trees near the entrance

1
Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl - when we approached this bird too closely it flew off, dropped the carcass of what appeared to be a raven or crow! However, since it had already eaten the head and neck we couldn''t be sure which species.

1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
4
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Dusky Flycatcher
1
Black Phoebe
1
Cassin's Kingbird
7
Western Kingbird
4
Warbling Vireo
20
Barn Swallow
5
Verdin
3
Red-breasted Nuthatch

Red-breasted Nuthatch - Again, these birds are low. There seems to be a major dispersal that started this summer and is in full swing now.

1
House Wren
1
Marsh Wren
3
Bewick's Wren
3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
5
American Robin
17
European Starling
11
Lesser Goldfinch
6
Chipping Sparrow
1
Clay-colored Sparrow
2
Lark Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
Canyon Towhee
50
Yellow-headed Blackbird
2
Bullock's Oriole
200
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Northern Waterthrush
2
Black-and-white Warbler
19
Orange-crowned Warbler

Orange-crowned Warbler - seems a very large number for so early in the season.

1
Lucy's Warbler
1
Nashville Warbler

Nashville Warbler - White eyering. Brownish olive head and upperparts; no wing bars. Yellow throat, breast and undertail coverts

5
Virginia's Warbler
6
MacGillivray's Warbler
7
Common Yellowthroat
5
American Redstart
4
Yellow Warbler
1
Blackpoll Warbler

Blackpoll Warbler - Light olive on head and back, darker gray wings with 2 white wingbars. Yellowish on throat and brast and white on belly and undertail coverts. Darker but dull streaks on sides. Pink legs showed clearly in morning light. White spots underneath tail did not reach more than halfway up the tail towards base.

6
Yellow-rumped Warbler
8
Townsend's Warbler
115
Wilson's Warbler
2
Summer Tanager
3
Western Tanager
1
Black-headed Grosbeak
10
Blue Grosbeak
 

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

Yes