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Checklist S40275880

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:15 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Scott Chalmers
Comments:
Walk along the Rio Grande. Bosque's fall colors at sunset with a 98% moon rise were spectacular.
Species
17 species (+3 other taxa) total
7
Blue-winged Teal

Seen floating the river. Males with distinctive white facial crescents.

4
Mallard/Mexican Duck
40
duck sp.
50
White-winged Dove
300
Sandhill Crane

flyovers

7
Killdeer
2
Wilson's Phalarope

Seen foraging with Killdeer on mudflats immediately adjacent to the Rio Grande. Both were out of the water, showing solid gray above and solid white below. Slightly smaller than Killdeer.

4
Northern Flicker
1
flycatcher sp. (Tyrannidae sp.)
3
Steller's Jay
2
American Crow
6
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
10
European Starling
3
Phainopepla
4
House Finch
5
Dark-eyed Junco
3
White-crowned Sparrow
5
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
10
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Pyrrhuloxia
 

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

Yes