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Checklist S33555151

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
7 hour(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Nancy Hetrick
Species
48 species (+8 other taxa) total
4
American Wigeon
2
Mallard/Mexican Duck
5
Common Merganser
18
duck sp.
4
Gambel's Quail
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
29
White-winged Dove
700
Sandhill Crane

Rough estimate in massive flyover.

3
Killdeer
1
Spotted Sandpiper
380
Ring-billed Gull

Flyovers.

6
Great Egret

Exact count.

1
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
sapsucker sp.
4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
3
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
3
Black Phoebe
1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Great Kiskadee

Continuing. First seen about 100 yds south of dam.

18
Common Raven
4
raven sp.
1
Carolina Wren

Continuing. Singing teakettle song intermittently and moving about underbrush along river. Have recording.

1
Bewick's Wren
5
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
14
Western Bluebird
2
Hermit Thrush
1
Brown Thrasher

Bright rufous back and long rufous tail with thin white wingbars, dark heavy streaking on white underside. Skulky. In underbrush along river in developed area of park. Possibly same bird reported earlier this winter.

2000
European Starling

Rough estimate of number in spectacular mumuration above the park.

24
American Pipit
1
Cedar Waxwing
6
Phainopepla
32
House Finch
1
Lesser Goldfinch
1
American Goldfinch
8
Chipping Sparrow
1
Fox Sparrow

© Nancy Hetrick

12
Dark-eyed Junco
2
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
3
Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)
2
Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed)
25
White-crowned Sparrow
2
Harris's Sparrow

One seen at south end of bosque (where Cottonwoods end) south of developed area. Second popped up out of marsh area in center of park. Both had black throat.

© Nancy Hetrick

This photo and the next are of the bird that popped up out of the marsh area.

© Nancy Hetrick

© Nancy Hetrick

1
White-throated Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
5
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
Swamp Sparrow
1
Spotted Towhee
33
Western Meadowlark
37
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
17
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
 

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

Yes