Checklist S58798020

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Owner Joel Gilb

Traveling
  • 1
  • 5.5 mi
Comments

Hiking the entire trail to Chupadera Peak, distance is one-way. Far more birds this time, probably due to an earlier start and cloudy conditions

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 8
  2. Number observed: 3
  3. Number observed: 17
  4. Number observed: 1
  5. Number observed: 1
  6. Number observed: 1
  7. Number observed: 1
  8. Number observed: 1
  9. Number observed: 3
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  10. Number observed: 2

    Comments: One near the parking lot, another at the peak pursuing a free-tailed bat in flight

  11. Number observed: 1
  12. Number observed: 1
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  13. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Juvenile

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  14. Number observed: 2
  15. Number observed: 4
  16. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Adult female loosely associating with a flock of Black-throated Sparrows. Black undertail, husky calls. In arid creosote bush habitat just east of I-25, which seems much more appropriate for this species than for blue-gray.

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  17. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Including one fledgling observed in a crevice near the peak

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
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  18. Number observed: 2
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  19. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Small, active group near the cliffs and canyon. Multiple used nests found in cholla

    Breeding Code: UN Used Nest (enter 0 if no birds seen) (Confirmed)
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  20. Number observed: 3
  21. Number observed: 2
  22. Number observed: 3
  23. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Heard singing from the trailhead grasslands at dawn

  24. Number observed: 38

    Comments: Probably an undercount, numerous flocks along the entire trail

  25. Number observed: 13

    Comments: One lone male singing near the powerline corridor and a flock of about 12 near I-25

  26. Number observed: 8

    Comments: Probably an undercount, quite numerous and vocal in the canyon area as the trail begins to climb. Count includes one lone fledgling

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
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  27. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Unusual habitat for this species; heard giving harsh "greeer" call from mesquite scrub near the trailhead

  28. Number observed: 4
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