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1980-10-05: NM: Marin County

@Rodeo: Marin Co.: Rodeo Lagoon
@day: Marin County
Kingbird, Tropical 1 @Marin Co.: Rodeo Lagoon
1980-10-05-00051980-10-05-0013

1980-10-09: CA: LA to border

@day: LA to border
Dove, Rock @LA to border
Crow, Common @LA to border
Mockingbird @LA to border
Finch, House @LA to border
Goldfinch, American @LA to border

1980-10-09: AZ: CA to Show Low

@day: CA to Show Low
Hawk, Red-tailed @CA to Show Low
Kestrel, American @CA to Show Low
Dove, Rock @CA to Show Low
Dove, Mourning @CA to Show Low
Shrike, Loggerhead @CA to Show Low
Mockingbird @CA to Show Low
Grackle, Great-tailed @CA to Show Low

1980-10-10: AZ: Show Low to NM border

@day: Show Low to NM border
Grebe, Eared # @Show Low to NM border
In a stock pond.
Harrier, Northern @Show Low to NM border
Sapsucker, Red-naped @Show Low to NM border
Piñon-juniper habitat.
Flicker, Red-shafted @Show Low to NM border
Piñon-juniper habitat.
Jay, Pinyon @Show Low to NM border
Description: No eyeline, gray breast, non-khaki back.
Raven, Chihuahuan @Show Low to NM border
Starling, European @Show Low to NM border
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Show Low to NM border
Piñon-juniper habitat.
Sparrow, White-crowned @Show Low to NM border
Meadowlark, Western @Show Low to NM border

1980-10-10: NM: AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache

Notable:  Greater Scaup
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@day: AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Goose, Snow # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Blue-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Description: Eclipse plumage.
Teal, Cinnamon @Bosque del Apache NWR
Description: Eclipse plumage.
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Scaup, Greater @Bosque del Apache NWR
Entrance pond.
1♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Entrance pond.
1♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Entrance pond.
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pelican, White @Bosque del Apache NWR
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Marsh # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Hawk, Red-tailed # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Kestrel, American # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Falcon, Prairie @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
US-60, grassland/scrub transition, near some lovely cliffs, NE of Pie Town.
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dowitcher, Long-billed 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Rock @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Dove, Mourning @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Roadrunner, Greater 2 @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Kingfisher, Belted @Bosque del Apache NWR
Flicker, Red-shafted @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Shrike, Loggerhead # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
scrub-jay sp. @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Piñon-juniper habitat.
Raven, White-necked # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Swallow, Barn # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Chickadee, Mountain @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Nuthatch, Red-breasted @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Bluebird, Western @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mockingbird @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
One on wire near Socorro.
Warbler, Yellow-rumped # @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, White-crowned @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Meadowlark, Western @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Grackle, Great-tailed @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Goldfinch, Lesser @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, House @AZ to Socorro; Bosque del Apache
Dicaperl mill in Socorro.

1980-10-14: NM: Socorro: Sedillo Spring; Bosque del Apache

Notable:  Gray Catbird
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@SS: Socorro: Sedillo Spring
@day: Socorro: Sedillo Spring; Bosque del Apache
Goose, Snow # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Canada # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Heron, Great Blue 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Ibis, White-faced 16 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey @Bosque del Apache NWR
Flock near Luis Lopez.
Hawk, Marsh 1♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Cooper's 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Red-tailed # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Ferruginous @Bosque del Apache NWR
Description: Reddish markings across belly and legs; otherwise white.
Kestrel, American @Socorro: Sedillo Spring; Bosque del Apache
Merlin @Bosque del Apache NWR
Description: Back slaty, streaked with white; underparts creamy but mottled or lightly streaked with buffy; head streaked with dark; size between kestrel and a Buteo; pointed wings.
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Whooping i [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache NWR
On the left side of the Farm Loop before the restrooms on the northeas side.
Description: Rusty marks all the way to the tail. Bands: left, yellow over blue; right, white. The chart in the refuge office says this is “80-5,” and not the one that was here 1980-10-09. There are supposedly three here now.
1980-10-14-0015
Dowitcher, Long-billed 11 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gull, Ring-billed 3 @Bosque del Apache NWR
NM Tech campus.
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kingfisher, Belted @Bosque del Apache NWR
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Flicker, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Black 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Say's @Socorro: Sedillo Spring; Bosque del Apache
Kingbird, Western @Bosque del Apache NWR
Near Socorro General Hospital.
Late.
Raven, White-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vocalizations: By call.
Wren, Long-billed Marsh @Bosque del Apache NWR
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Catbird, Gray @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Vocalizations: Mewing call.
Thrasher, Sage 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
In sage.
Description: Olive-gray back, streaky underparts.
Starling, European @Bosque del Apache NWR
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, Brewer's @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Sparrow, Black-throated @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Sparrow, Savannah @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grackle, Great-tailed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Finch, House @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache NWR

1980-10-15: NM: Socorro County

Notable:  Greater Scaup
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@SS: Socorro: Sedillo Spring
This area is also called Park City, a ghost town on the west side of Socorro, west of the end of Evergreen Drive. There is a defunct swimming hole here and several large old trees. It is also the sole home of the Socorro Isopod.
@day: Socorro County
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Canada @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Blue-winged 
#♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Description: Eclipse plumage.
#♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Cinnamon 1♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Scaup, Greater 
Entrance pond.
1♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Entrance pond.
1♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Entrance pond.
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache NWR
Quail, Gambel's # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Eared @Bosque del Apache NWR
Cormorant, Double-crested @Bosque del Apache NWR
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque del Apache NWR
Night-Heron, Black-crowned 1i @Bosque del Apache NWR
1980-10-15-0020
Ibis, White-faced 11 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Cooper's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Whooping i [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache NWR
Way out on the north end.
Killdeer @Bosque del Apache NWR
Avocet, American 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache NWR
Roadrunner, Greater @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kingfisher, Belted @Bosque del Apache NWR
Flicker, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Say's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque del Apache NWR
Raven, White-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Lark, Horned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Swallow, Barn @Bosque del Apache NWR
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Thrasher, Sage @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
1980-10-15-0024
Starling, European @Bosque del Apache NWR
Waxwing, Cedar @Bosque del Apache NWR
Fitch Street in Socorro.
Warbler, Audubon's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, Savannah @Bosque del Apache NWR
1980-10-15-0001
According to Dr. John Hubbard, this is the Great Basin type.
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Yellow-headed # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Large flock.
Blackbird, Brewer's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grackle, Great-tailed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Finch, House @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goldfinch, Lesser @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache NWR

1980-10-16: NM: Bosque del Apache

Notable:  Brown Thrasher
@day: Bosque del Apache
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache
Goose, Canada @Bosque del Apache
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache
Mallard @Bosque del Apache
Teal, Blue-winged @Bosque del Apache
Teal, Cinnamon @Bosque del Apache
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache
Quail, Gambel's @Bosque del Apache
Pheasant, Ring-necked 1♀ @Bosque del Apache
Pheasant, White-winged @Bosque del Apache
1980-10-16-0027
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache
Grebe, Eared @Bosque del Apache
Pelican, American White 1 @Bosque del Apache
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque del Apache
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque del Apache
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque del Apache
Crane, Whooping  [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache
1980-10-16-0028
Individual “80-5” (bands YB/W).
Yellowlegs, Lesser @Bosque del Apache
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Bosque del Apache
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Bosque del Apache
Flicker, Red-shafted @Bosque del Apache
Phoebe, Black @Bosque del Apache
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque del Apache
Lark, Horned @Bosque del Apache
Swallow, Rough-winged @Bosque del Apache
Swallow, Barn @Bosque del Apache
Wren, Long-billed Marsh @Bosque del Apache
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache
Thrasher, Brown @Bosque del Apache
Description: Looked more like a Long-billed, actually. Streaked below, olive above, rufous to the rear. Immature?
Starling, European @Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, Savannah @Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache
Blackbird, Brewer's @Bosque del Apache
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque del Apache
Finch, House @Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache

1980-10-17: NM: Bosque del Apache; Socorro: Sedillo Spring

Notable:  American Redstart
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@SS: Socorro: Sedillo Spring
@day: Bosque del Apache; Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Route 0730-1000 Bosque, 1030-1230 Sedillo Spring.
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Canada @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Blue-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Cinnamon @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache NWR
Quail, Gambel's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pelican, American White 3 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Sharp-shinned 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Hawk, Cooper's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Merlin @Bosque del Apache NWR
Falcon, Prairie @Bosque del Apache NWR
1980-10-17-00111980-10-17-0036
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Whooping 1i [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache NWR
Owl, Great Horned 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Flicker, Red-shafted @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque del Apache NWR
Raven, White-necked @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Vocalizations: By voice.
Swallow, Barn @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Near Tech theater.
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Thrasher, Sage # @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Starling, European @Bosque del Apache NWR
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Bosque del Apache NWR
NMTech golf course.
Redstart, American 1♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Near Tech theater.
Sparrow, Brewer's @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Sparrow, Vesper @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, Savannah @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, Song @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Yellow-headed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Brewer's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Finch, House @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache NWR
NM Tech, Campus Drive.

1980-10-20: NM: Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs

@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@Bit: Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
@Soc: Socorro
@day: Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Met a guy named Downer who said he had seen two Golden Eagles.
Goose, Snow 30+ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Canada # @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Gadwall 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Wigeon, American 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Mallard 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Teal, Blue-winged 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Teal, Cinnamon 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Shoveler, Northern 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Pintail, Common 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Canvasback 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Duck, Ruddy 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Pied-billed 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Grebe, Eared @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Cormorant, Double-crested 
1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
107 @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Pelican, White 40+ @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Heron, Great Blue 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Egret, Snowy 
3 @Bosque del Apache NWR
# @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Vulture, Turkey @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Hawk, Marsh 
#ϕ @Bosque del Apache NWR
1♂ @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Near Stallion Site on US-380.
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Cooper's 1a♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Merlin 1 @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
North of the refuge.
Falcon, Prairie @Bosque del Apache NWR
Coot, American 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Crane, Sandhill 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Avocet, American 30+ @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Yellowlegs, Greater @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Sandpiper, Least @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dowitcher, Long-billed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Kingfisher, Belted 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Flicker, Red-shafted 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
@Socorro
Phoebe, Say's 
@Bosque del Apache NWR
@Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Shrike, Loggerhead # @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Jay, Pinyon @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Just east of Carrizozo.
Crow, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Behavior: Watching the ducks.
Raven, White-necked @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Starling, European # @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Towhee, Canyon @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
East of Carrizozo.
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
Blackbird, Brewer's 2000+ @Roswell: Bitter Lake NWR
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
San Antonio.
Goldfinch, Lesser @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs
East of Capitan.
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache; Bitter L NWR; to Hobbs

1980-10-21: NM: Lea Co: Allred Tank

Notable:  Harris' Hawk; Eastern Phoebe; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher; Townsend's Solitaire
@Hob: Hobbs
@day: Lea Co: Allred Tank
This was my first visit to the location that I erroneously called “Bell Lake” for at least the next 20 years. The real Bell Lake is a bit further to the west. USGS's Geographic Names Information Service shows an “Allred Well” at 32°19'04"N, 103°31'48"W, which is probably the well that feeds into this pond. Directions: from Eunice, go south on the road to Jal. Just past the cemetery, a paved road, Lea County 12, intersects; turn west. After this road makes one 90° S-curve and two broad, 45° S-curves, it turns south, eventually to connect with the highway from Jal to Loving. Just past where the southbound leg begins there is a cattle guard. The dirt road to Allred Tank heads west from a point just north of this cattle guard. Habitat is typical south Lea County mesquite scrub and grasslands, but the tank itself has been around long enough to host some fairly large cottonwoods and willows, and there is a pond of maybe an acre or three, depending on recent runoff.
GPS: 321842n1033040w Start of the dirt road to the tank from Lea-12.
GPS: 321904n1033148w Approximate center of the ponds.
Wigeon, American @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21-0034
Teal, Blue-winged 12 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Grebe, Pied-billed @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21a0027
Hawk, Marsh # @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Grasslands generaly.
Hawk, Sharp-shinned 1 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Hawk, Cooper's 1 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Hawk, Harris' 
3a @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21a0036
1i @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Description: From my notes: Juvenile has white tail with barely visible barring. Red at wrists. Moderate streaking on body. Remaining underparts white.
1980-10-21-0024
Hawk, Red-tailed # @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Near Hobbs.
Hawk, Ferruginous i @Lea Co: Allred Tank
West of Eunice on Lea-12.
1980-10-21-00291980-10-21c00361980-10-21c00281980-10-21c0034
Kestrel, American @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Killdeer 7 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Dove, Mourning @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Roadrunner, Greater @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Lea-12.
Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied @Hobbs
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Flicker, Red-shafted @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Phoebe, Eastern @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Description: No wingbars, eye ring, or anything; tail-flipping, flycatching; two-note call.
1980-10-21-00151980-10-21-00121980-10-21-0013
Shrike, Loggerhead @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Raven, White-necked @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Creeper, Brown @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21a0033
Wren, Bewick's @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray 1-2 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21-0007
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned # @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Solitaire, Townsend's @Lea Co: Allred Tank
1980-10-21-00091980-10-21a0008
Thrush, Hermit @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Description: Reddish tail.
Robin, American @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Starling, European @Hobbs
Warbler, Audubon's 2+ @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Sparrow, White-crowned @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Junco, Gray-headed @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Pyrrhuloxia @Lea Co: Allred Tank
meadowlark sp. @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Finch, House @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Goldfinch, Lesser @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Sparrow, House @Hobbs

1980-10-22: NM: Lea Co: Allred Tank

Notable:  Eastern Phoebe; Blue-gray Gnatcatcher; Townsend's Solitaire
@day: Lea Co: Allred Tank
Route 0715-0915.
Wigeon, American 3 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Grebe, Pied-billed 1 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Hawk, Marsh @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Grasslands.
Hawk, Red-tailed @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Hawk, Ferruginous @Lea Co: Allred Tank
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Dark phase.
Coot, American 1 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Killdeer 12 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Dove, Rock @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Towns.
Kingfisher, Belted 1-2♂ @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Flicker, Red-shafted @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Phoebe, Eastern @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Raven, White-necked @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Swallow, Barn 10 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Wren, Bewick's @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Solitaire, Townsend's 1 @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Robin, American @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Warbler, Audubon's @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Sparrow, White-crowned @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Junco, Gray-headed @Lea Co: Allred Tank
meadowlark sp. @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Grackle, Common 3♂ @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Description: Length around 9-11"; head iridescent blue-green; body iridescent maroon (toward the tail) to copper (near the shoulder). Eye yellow.
Vocalizations: 'keck' and 'kuck'.
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Finch, House @Lea Co: Allred Tank
Goldfinch, Lesser @Lea Co: Allred Tank

1980-10-25: NM: Bosque del Apache

@day: Bosque del Apache
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache
Goose, Canada @Bosque del Apache
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache
Mallard @Bosque del Apache
Teal, Blue-winged @Bosque del Apache
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque del Apache
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque del Apache
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque del Apache
Egret, Snowy @Bosque del Apache
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque del Apache
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque del Apache
Crane, Whooping 
1i [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache
Bands W/BY.
1a [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache
Bands W/Y.
Killdeer @Bosque del Apache
Snipe, Common 3 @Bosque del Apache
Entrance pond.
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Remarkably unwary for this species.
Dove, Rock @Bosque del Apache
Dove, Mourning @Bosque del Apache
Flicker, Common @Bosque del Apache
Phoebe, Say's @Bosque del Apache
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque del Apache
Raven, White-necked @Bosque del Apache
Robin, American @Bosque del Apache
Starling, European @Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque del Apache
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque del Apache
Blackbird, Brewer's @Bosque del Apache
Sparrow, House @Bosque del Apache

1980-10-28: NM: Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP

@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@PD: Percha State Park
My first visit to this location. Another very fine stop on the grand tour of the Middle Rio Grande Valley.
@RS: Radium Springs area
@Soc: Socorro
@day: Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Canada @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pintail, Common @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Canvasback 12 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Redhead 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Scaup, Lesser 12 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Bufflehead 2♀ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque del Apache NWR
Quail, Scaled # @Radium Springs area
Large covey.
Quail, Gambel's 
@Percha State Park
@Radium Springs area
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Hawk, Cooper's @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Hawk, Red-tailed @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Eagle, Golden 
1a @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Road.
1i @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Road.
1i @Radium Springs area
Kestrel, American @Radium Springs area
Description: Juvenile? No spots on breast.
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Whooping  [uncountable] @Bosque del Apache NWR
Bird 80-5.
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Killdeer @Percha State Park
Sandpiper, Spotted @Percha State Park
Dove, Rock @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Dove, Mourning @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Roadrunner, Greater @Radium Springs area
Kingfisher, Belted @Percha State Park
Flicker, Common # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Say's @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Shrike, Loggerhead # @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Raven, White-necked @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Swallow, Barn @Bosque del Apache NWR
Verdin @Percha State Park
Description: Resembles a Bushtit, but dark gray over light gray; face and throat greenish yellow; rusty at wrist seen briefly; click calls like Anna's Hummingbird.
Wren, Cactus @Radium Springs area
Robin, American @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Pipit, Water # @Percha State Park
Towhee, Spotted @Radium Springs area
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Junco, Gray-headed @Percha State Park
Pyrrhuloxia # @Radium Springs area
Blackbird, Red-winged @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Meadowlark, Western @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
Grackle, Great-tailed # @Socorro; Las Cruces; Percha SP
San Antonio.
Goldfinch, Lesser @Socorro
Sparrow, House @Radium Springs area

1980-10-29: AZ: I-10 border to border

@day: I-10 border to border
Hawk, Marsh #ϕ @I-10 border to border
Hawk, Red-tailed @I-10 border to border
Eagle, Golden 1i @I-10 border to border
Kestrel, American @I-10 border to border
Dove, Rock @I-10 border to border
Dove, Mourning @I-10 border to border
Roadrunner, Greater @I-10 border to border
Raven, White-necked @I-10 border to border
Sparrow, House @I-10 border to border

1980-10-29: NM: Las Cruces to AZ

@day: Las Cruces to AZ
Quail, Gambel's @Las Cruces to AZ
Hawk, Marsh @Las Cruces to AZ
Hawk, Red-tailed @Las Cruces to AZ
Kestrel, American @Las Cruces to AZ
Dove, Rock @Las Cruces to AZ
Roadrunner, Greater @Las Cruces to AZ
Raven, White-necked @Las Cruces to AZ
Lark, Horned @Las Cruces to AZ
Sparrow, Vesper @Las Cruces to AZ
Grackle, Great-tailed @Las Cruces to AZ

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