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Checklist S5739394

 
Location
Caballo Lake SP--Percha Recreation Area, Sierra County, New Mexico, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jan 02, 2011 6:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
10 hour(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Griffin
Comments:
This checklist was a part of the Caballo Christmas Bird Count covered by me and Carl Lundblad and included some areas outside of Percha Dam SP proper (both south and north). Surprisingly we missed Ferruginous hawk, Inca dove, and Bridled titmouse. Large numbers of western and mountain bluebirds.
Species
86 species (+6 other taxa) total
1
133
21
65
1
38
Mallard/Mexican Duck
65
1
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
6
2
5
26
61
1
5

Flying/foraging above Rio Grande south of PDSP near bridge over Rio Grande

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 5
6

In wetland pond at PDSP, previously reported by other observers. Photos.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6
1
1814
59
12
3
6
454
2
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
10
1
1
1

One adult female in cottonwood plantation north of PDSP. Photos.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
3

2 in cottonwood plantation north of PDSP, 1 south of PDSP.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
17
22
8
1
Empidonax sp.

Very bright individual flew from "island" in Rio Grande below Percha Dam to west bank, then apparently flew north. Not seen long enough to get any distinguishing characteristics other than bright yellowish wingbars, and perhaps "blocky" head.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
14
1

One bird foraging low in branches of large velvet ash tree north of PDSP. Tail dipping, small head relative to body.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
1
1

One calling briefly in cottonwood plantation north of PDSP.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2

Two birds south of PDSP, calling/foraging along Rio Grande.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
7
12
99
2
3
1

One foraging in cottonwoods near pavilion parking area near entrance to PDSP.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
4
10
6

Staying in loose flock foraging in velvet ash trees north of PDSP.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6
1

One calling bird on west bank below Percha dam (in bulrush)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
6

On sandy shore of Rio Grande south of PDSP just upstream of bridge over Rio Grande. Foraging/drinking.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6
21
16

A few birds in PDSP, but most north of PDSP in cottonwood plantation.

183

Most were in PDSP foraging on large amounts of mistletoe in cottowoods.

136

Most in one or two agricultural fields south of PDSP.

3
12
1
3
120
126
8
12
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 6
Female 6
Sex Unknown
67
2
4
54
6

Six singing birds south of PDSP in pre-sunrise on west bank Rio Grande

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6
90
1
64
43
11
242
32
4
1

One at south end of wetland pond at PDSP. seen multiple times.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1

One bird in early pre-sunrise south of PDSP along west bank of Rio Grande.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
7
56
17
3
36
83
15
8
 

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

Yes