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Checklist S45153579

 
Location
Chico Basin Ranch (Pueblo Co.), Pueblo County, Colorado, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 01, 2018 9:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 2 minute(s)
Distance:
12.1 mile(s)
Observers:
Bill Maynard
Comments:
areas include HQ, HQ Pond, HQ marsh, Upper Twin Pond, irrigated alfalfa field, Rose Pond, shortgrass prairie p-dog town
Species
89 species (+2 other taxa) total
27
Canada Goose (moffitti/maxima)
47
Blue-winged Teal
10
Cinnamon Teal
36
Northern Shoveler
22
Gadwall
3
American Wigeon
17
Mallard
1
Northern Pintail

male - photo - seems late

© Bill Maynard

17
Green-winged Teal (American)
8
Ring-necked Duck
8
Lesser Scaup
3
Bufflehead
31
Ruddy Duck
12
Scaled Quail
2
Pied-billed Grebe
16
Eared Grebe
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
15
Mourning Dove
4
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
8
Killdeer
1
Long-billed Curlew

photo - in alfalfa field - compared with larger, darker bird seen together on 2 May I think this is a female.

© Bill Maynard

1
Stilt Sandpiper

landing with LBDOs and WIPHs

© Bill Maynard

2
Least Sandpiper
5
Long-billed Dowitcher

photo

2
Wilson's Snipe
23
Wilson's Phalarope
3
Spotted Sandpiper
2
Solitary Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
29
Willet (Western)

© Bill Maynard

1
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Glossy Ibis

dark face without pink tones, noticeable blue, thin stripes stopping even with brown eyes not red eyes. Legs gray with pink "knees". With other Plegadis ibis and stood at least 5% taller when on level ground. photo

10
White-faced Ibis
3
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
1
Golden Eagle
2
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)

© Bill Maynard

2
Great Horned Owl
6
Burrowing Owl
1
Downy Woodpecker (Rocky Mts.)
4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
2
American Kestrel
1
Gray Flycatcher

photo from Upper Twin Pond

3
Say's Phoebe
2
Western Kingbird

photos

© Bill Maynard

2
Loggerhead Shrike
2
American Crow
2
Common Raven
8
Horned Lark
4
Tree Swallow
20
Barn Swallow
1
Mountain Chickadee
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Rock Wren

photo

© Bill Maynard

3
House Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

singing

2
Hermit Thrush

© Bill Maynard

11
American Robin

© Bill Maynard

3
Curve-billed Thrasher (curvirostre Group)

© Bill Maynard

1
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
15
European Starling
5
House Finch
2
Pine Siskin
2
American Goldfinch
1
Cassin's Sparrow

singing

2
Chipping Sparrow
14
Brewer's Sparrow

singing

2
Lark Sparrow
28
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's)

number is actually low. More this year probably because of all the weedy vegetation remaining from last fall's bonanza-like growth

12
Vesper Sparrow
3
Savannah Sparrow

photo

© Bill Maynard

5
Song Sparrow
1
Spotted Towhee
18
Yellow-headed Blackbird

all males

© Bill Maynard

7
Western Meadowlark
1
Bullock's Oriole
X
Red-winged Blackbird
9
Brown-headed Cowbird

© Bill Maynard

4
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Common Grackle
7
Great-tailed Grackle
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
10
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes