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Checklist S39941747

 
Location
San Pedro RNCA--San Pedro House and trails, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:53 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
5 hour(s), 19 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Chris Chappell List , Sara Busch
Comments:
Wonderful introduction to birding in Cochise County with Chris Chappell
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
59 species (+4 other taxa) total
4
Cinnamon Teal
2
Mexican Duck

No white on tail, darker body than female northern mallard, yellow bill

1
Gambel's Quail
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove

Lighter tipped tail but no collar visible

4
Inca Dove

Longer tail than ground dove

3
Common Ground-Dove
2
White-winged Dove
20
Mourning Dove
1
Anna's Hummingbird
1
hummingbird sp.
4
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
2
American Coot
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Northern Harrier
2
Cooper's Hawk
1
Gray Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Western Screech-Owl
1
Green Kingfisher

Continuing female in linear pond even with Kingfisher Pond along River.

1
Red-naped Sapsucker
12
Gila Woodpecker
5
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
4
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)

Red mustache and red shafts in under tail feathers. Heard his rattling-yodel and “clear!” calls

2
Empidonax sp.

Heard one only, Whit call probably dusky based on habitat and season

6
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
1
Cassin's Kingbird
2
Common Raven
1
raven sp.
2
Bridled Titmouse
1
Verdin
6
White-breasted Nuthatch
4
House Wren
5
Marsh Wren
10
Bewick's Wren

Very grey wren, long tail, very blue-gray gnatcatcheresque

5
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Gray Catbird

Black cap, dark gray body, long black tail flipped around jauntily at marker #7 on the river bed gravel. Robin like bill. Good looks at this familiar east coast bird.

3
Curve-billed Thrasher
3
European Starling
2
Pine Siskin
20
Lesser Goldfinch
15
Chipping Sparrow
8
Brewer's Sparrow

Overall boring markings drab

3
Lark Sparrow
30
White-crowned Sparrow

Low estimate. Ubiquitous here. 15 at feeders at SPH plus in mesquite and along edges of riparian area.

4
Vesper Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow

Streaks on breast but NOT belly, short tail compared to song, chip, vesper, white-crowned in relation to body. Sometimes yellow in front of eye.

12
Song Sparrow
10
Lincoln's Sparrow

Chris heard many more

4
Canyon Towhee

Eating insects if car grills

6
Abert's Towhee

Heard spink along San Pedro north flowing river

4
Green-tailed Towhee

Chris heard many more

1
Yellow-headed Blackbird
11
Red-winged Blackbird
8
Common Yellowthroat
4
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
6
Pyrrhuloxia
8
Blue Grosbeak

All foraging in tall grass and weeds near river with lazuli buntings, flock of 5 between markers #7&8

20
Lazuli Bunting
2
Varied Bunting

Observed one feeding the other. Both are plain brown, slightly darker on mantle, wings and tail; curved culmen; no wing bars; different call than lazuli and indigo, slight two part aspect to call note. No markings on underparts. Between markers #6&7.

1
Dickcissel

Adult female. Light supercilium washed with yellow; longer conical bill than other sparrow like birds; yellow wash on breast; distinct dark whisker mark; back similar to female house sparrow. In vicinity of lazuli buntings, common yellow throat, and blue grosbeaks, between markers #7&8 on banks of San Pedro. Also foraging in tall grass on west side of river

 

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