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Checklist S4016235

 
Location
Bosque del Apache NWR, Socorro County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Feb 23, 1996 3:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Christopher Rustay
Comments:
N/A
Species
59 species (+3 other taxa) total
240
Snow Goose
120
Ross's Goose
8000
Snow/Ross's Goose
95
Canada Goose
23
Cinnamon Teal
78
Northern Shoveler
61
Gadwall
1100
Mallard/Mexican Duck
325
Northern Pintail
37
Green-winged Teal
20
Canvasback
2
Ring-necked Duck
4
Bufflehead
13
Ruddy Duck
4
Gambel's Quail
3
Ring-necked Pheasant
14
Pied-billed Grebe
40
American Coot (Red-shielded)
3100
Sandhill Crane
1
American Avocet

Both in alternate plumage. Early, especially here!

3
Killdeer
1
Dunlin

in basic plumage

145
Long-billed Dowitcher
2
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Neotropic Cormorant
2
Double-crested Cormorant
5
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
White-faced Ibis

Seems a bit early.

3
Northern Harrier
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk
2
Cooper's Hawk
7
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
11
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
1
Empidonax sp.

Calling a somewhat liquid "chwit". Definite, round eyering. Appeared big-headed and short-tailed. Stayed low in trees and brush. Certainly early here if a migrant.

7
Black Phoebe
2
Loggerhead Shrike
1
Blue Jay

only heard, but the "speech" call heard many time and quite distinctive.

1
Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
500
American Crow
2
Common Raven
3
Mountain Chickadee
11
Marsh Wren
1
American Robin
4
American Pipit
3
House Finch
4
Pine Siskin
42
American Goldfinch
1
Fox Sparrow (Red)
1
Dark-eyed Junco
158
White-crowned Sparrow
28
Song Sparrow
2
Spotted Towhee
7
Western Meadowlark
76
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Common Yellowthroat

Overwinterer or early?

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes