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Checklist S22333629

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Mar 13, 2015 7:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
2.25 mile(s)
Observers:
Nancy Stotz
Species
49 species (+6 other taxa) total
1
Canada Goose

low flyover

13
Cinnamon Teal
20
Gadwall
7
American Wigeon
1
Mallard/Mexican Duck
18
Green-winged Teal
5
Eurasian Collared-Dove
21
White-winged Dove
8
Mourning Dove
3
Sandhill Crane

hi flyover

1
Killdeer
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Cooper's Hawk

Adult, vocalizing and doing in-flight display (very deep wingbeats with tail dragging a bit) near last year's nest location early. Later, a COHA was perched in tree adjacent to last year's nest tree. NMSP has removed some dead trees and cleared decadent brush around nest tree.

Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
1
Accipiter sp.

suddenly flushed out of brush tangle over canal N of red bridge

1
Red-tailed Hawk
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Belted Kingfisher
4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Dryobates sp.

Likely HAWO on distant snag; seemed big enough, but flew and disappeared before I could get good enough look at bill size

4
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
5
American Kestrel

pair exploring potential nest hole near playground, plus pair at S tip S of fenceline, and male N of red bridge. Photo of male of first pair at mouth of cavity:
American Kestrel in potential nest cavity

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female 2
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
N Visiting Probable Nest Site (Probable)
3
Black Phoebe
2
Say's Phoebe
2
Vermilion Flycatcher

They're back! M-F pair hanging around channel between N bathrooms and N loop of campground.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
4
Common Raven
5
raven sp.
2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren
7
Bewick's Wren
8
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Hermit Thrush
31
American Robin
83
European Starling
1
American Pipit
15
Cedar Waxwing
16
Phainopepla
62
House Finch
1
Cassin's Finch
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
26
Lesser Goldfinch
9
American Goldfinch
33
Chipping Sparrow
5
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed)
29
White-crowned Sparrow
3
White-throated Sparrow
4
Song Sparrow
11
Lincoln's Sparrow
3
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Great-tailed Grackle

male, high flyover

1
Orange-crowned Warbler
14
Yellow-rumped Warbler
12
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Pyrrhuloxia
33
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes