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Checklist S46958617

 
Location
Chico Basin Ranch (Pueblo Co.), Pueblo County, Colorado, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 6 minute(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Bill Maynard
Comments:
N/A
Species
45 species total
12
Canada Goose
2
Blue-winged Teal
2
Scaled Quail
1
Ring-necked Pheasant

loud calling bird, one distinct note - no hunting this year so none released. Tall grass area where they have been seen some years.

1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
8
Mourning Dove
2
Common Nighthawk
2
Virginia Rail
3
American Coot
14
Killdeer
1
Mountain Plover
1
Long-billed Curlew

longer bill than WHIM

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© Bill Maynard

1
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
2
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Great Horned Owl
6
Burrowing Owl
1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Say's Phoebe
2
Western Kingbird
2
Eastern Kingbird
2
Loggerhead Shrike
1
Common Raven
9
Horned Lark
6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
9
Barn Swallow
7
Cliff Swallow
1
House Wren
13
Curve-billed Thrasher (curvirostre Group)

It is actually a low count. In July, CBTHs are out and about, unlike in the spring. The Pueblo portion of Chico Basin Ranch has over 10,000 acres of cholla grasslands in Pueblo County. I drove in the right habitat and counted the birds I saw foraging.

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© Bill Maynard

foraging for grasshoppers

7
Northern Mockingbird
11
European Starling
3
House Finch
17
Cassin's Sparrow
8
Lark Sparrow
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© Bill Maynard

7
Western Meadowlark
2
Orchard Oriole
2
Bullock's Oriole
X
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Great-tailed Grackle
5
Common Yellowthroat
5
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes