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Checklist S29692136

 
Location
La Joya WMA, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 14, 2016 3:50 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 48 minute(s)
Distance:
3.1 mile(s)
Observers:
Dave Hawksworth
Comments:
Mostly cloudy with light east winds. It rained fairly hard for about 25 minutes before I started counting.
Cottontail 2.
Coyote 1. It was very helpful for counting the birds! Many of the ducks and wading birds were hidden by the tall vegetation until the the coyote went bounding into the marsh in search of dinner.
Species
67 species (+1 other taxa) total
4
Blue-winged Teal
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
3
Cinnamon Teal
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Northern Shoveler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
18
Gadwall
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 10
Female 8
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
5
Mallard
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female 2
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
2
Mexican Duck
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
7
Green-winged Teal (American)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 6
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2
Redhead
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Lesser Scaup

Identified by glossy purple head; black chest; whitish sides; and small, unmarked bill.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
7
Gambel's Quail
6
Ring-necked Pheasant
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 6
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Pied-billed Grebe

One adult was with a small fledgling.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 3
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
5
Mourning Dove
2
Greater Roadrunner
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown 1
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
7
Common Nighthawk
4
Black-chinned Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
28
American Coot (Red-shielded)
8
Black-necked Stilt
2
American Avocet
3
Killdeer
1
Green Heron
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
19
White-faced Ibis
2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Olive-sided Flycatcher
7
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Dusky Flycatcher
1
Empidonax sp.
1
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
1
Ash-throated Flycatcher
1
Western Kingbird
2
Warbling Vireo
1
Common Raven
7
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Bank Swallow
8
Barn Swallow
1
Verdin
4
Bewick's Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Crissal Thrasher
9
Northern Mockingbird
3
Phainopepla

The pair were feeding on wolfberries (Lycium sp.).

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
5
House Finch
2
American Goldfinch
15
Chipping Sparrow
2
Black-throated Sparrow
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
18
White-crowned Sparrow (Dark-lored)

Exact count. Three separate small groups in mixed flocks with other sparrows, warblers, finches, etc.

1
Green-tailed Towhee
8
Spotted Towhee
5
Yellow-breasted Chat
4
Bullock's Oriole
55
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Lucy's Warbler
2
MacGillivray's Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
6
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
1
Wilson's Warbler
3
Summer Tanager
4
Western Tanager
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female 1
Sex Unknown
4
Black-headed Grosbeak
2
Blue Grosbeak
1
Indigo Bunting
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
 

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