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Checklist S41298119

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
EJ Selva
Comments:
EJ and Roger birding on foot going around the whole park. Camping near the dam face. 65 degrees, no wind, clear skies.
Species
38 species (+4 other taxa) total
15
Canada Goose
9
Mallard/Mexican Duck
15
Green-winged Teal (American)
36
White-winged Dove
425
Sandhill Crane
2
Killdeer

Feeding in rocks just south of the dam face.

1
Spotted Sandpiper

Feeding around the spillway.

175
Ring-billed Gull
2
Great Blue Heron

One roosting on east side of river at 4:30 p.m. on tree without leaves.

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Juvenile seen in reeds and small pond just south of the red (larger) footbridge. Bird was in a fishing position.

1
Red-tailed Hawk

Flying over farm fields to the north of the park.

1
Western Screech-Owl

Heard at 9:30 p.m. hooting.

1
Great Horned Owl

Flushed from cottonwood tree in the middle of the trailer camping circle (about 4 p.m.).

1
Hairy Woodpecker

Seen near space 5 in the trailer circle.

2
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
2
American Kestrel
1
Hammond's/Dusky Flycatcher

Seen in trees north of large camel near red metal bridge. Yellow wash on chest/belly, darker head, robin sized, no obvious eyeing or wing stripes. Dusky flycatcher.

7
Black Phoebe
3
Say's Phoebe
1
Vermilion Flycatcher

Near large wood pile on west side of trailer circle - near space 7. Beautiful view of male.

4
Steller's Jay
38
American Crow
12
Chihuahuan Raven
3
Mountain Chickadee

Seen in pine trees near visitor center and caretaker's trailer.

1
Brown Creeper

In cottonwood near entry road (east side of road).

3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
15
Western Bluebird
31
American Robin
23
European Starling
2
Cedar Waxwing
16
Phainopepla
9
Cassin's Finch
1
Lesser Goldfinch
4
Chipping Sparrow
6
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
5
Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)
3
Dark-eyed Junco (Gray-headed)
6
White-crowned Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
9
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
9
House Sparrow
 

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Yes