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Checklist S43947921

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
30 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Karen Herzenberg
Comments:
Partly cloudy, slight breeze, about 65°. With Katie Rooney.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
22 species (+4 other taxa) total
2
Mallard
6
White-winged Dove
6
gull sp.
7
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Swainson's Hawk

Mid-air tumbling w entwined talons.

Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
1
Red-tailed Hawk

I

2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker

Primary and secondary feathers were a warm medium brown shade and the red patch on top was pink instead of red. Some kind of leucism?

4
Steller's Jay
1
Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay
4
raven sp.
1
swallow sp.
4
White-breasted Nuthatch

2 birds within less than 2 ft of one another had their feathers completely puffed up in some kind of display.

3
Brown Creeper

At least two of the birds were circling at a high speed around the trees. Seems like a breeding season display.

1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
7
American Robin
15
European Starling
4
Phainopepla
20
House Finch
3
Lesser Goldfinch
10
White-crowned Sparrow
10
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Yellow Warbler

On yellow warbler with red streaking on breast.

11
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
 

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

Yes