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Checklist S25768124

 
Location
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 02, 2010
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Observers:
Nancy Hetrick
Species
76 species (+3 other taxa) total
X
Canada Goose
X
Blue-winged Teal
X
Cinnamon Teal
X
Northern Shoveler
X
Gadwall
X
American Wigeon
X
Mallard/Mexican Duck
X
Northern Pintail
X
Green-winged Teal
X
Redhead
X
Ring-necked Duck
X
Ruddy Duck
X
Gambel's Quail
X
Ring-necked Pheasant
X
Wild Turkey
X
Pied-billed Grebe
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
X
Eurasian Collared-Dove
X
White-winged Dove
X
Mourning Dove
X
Black-chinned Hummingbird
X
Sora
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
X
Black-necked Stilt
X
American Avocet
X
Killdeer
1
Ruff

Found by C. Rustay earlier in the day. Plump body with relatively small head and rounded back. White below. Buff edging on wing feathers. Bill dark brown, shorter than that of nearby yellowlegs. Distinctive U-shaped white marking on rump/tail. White wing-stripe. On far left in photo with flock of yellowlegs.
.Photos by N. Hetrick:
Ruff
Ruff

X
Baird's Sandpiper
X
Least Sandpiper
X
Western Sandpiper
X
Long-billed Dowitcher
X
Wilson's Phalarope
X
Spotted Sandpiper
X
Greater Yellowlegs
X
Willet
X
Lesser Yellowlegs
X
Bonaparte's Gull
1
Elegant Tern

Flew in and landed on mud flat in front of us (myself and another birder present - Bill West). Long, slightly decurved, orange bill with yellow towards the tip. Black forehead and cap with long, shaggy crest. Pale gray above and white below. Wings long and pointed. Pale underside to primaries.
Elegant tern
Elegant tern

X
Neotropic Cormorant
X
Great Egret
X
Snowy Egret
X
White-faced Ibis
X
Turkey Vulture
X
Northern Harrier
2
Cooper's Hawk

One was carrying a small bird in it's talons.

X
Red-tailed Hawk
X
Northern Flicker
X
American Kestrel
X
Western Wood-Pewee
2
Dusky Flycatcher
1
Empidonax sp.
X
Black Phoebe
X
Say's Phoebe
X
Ash-throated Flycatcher
X
Western Kingbird
X
raven sp.
X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
X
Tree Swallow
X
Violet-green Swallow
X
Barn Swallow
X
Cliff Swallow
X
House Wren
X
Marsh Wren
X
Bewick's Wren
X
European Starling
X
House Finch
X
White-crowned Sparrow
X
Spotted Towhee
X
Yellow-breasted Chat
X
Yellow-headed Blackbird
X
Western Meadowlark
X
Bullock's Oriole
X
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Lucy's Warbler
X
Common Yellowthroat
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
X
Wilson's Warbler
X
Summer Tanager
2
Western Tanager
 

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