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1981-01-01: NM: Bosque, late in the day

@day: Bosque, late in the day
Goose, Snow @Bosque, late in the day
Goose, Canada @Bosque, late in the day
Wigeon, American @Bosque, late in the day
Mallard @Bosque, late in the day
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque, late in the day
Pintail, Common @Bosque, late in the day
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque, late in the day
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque, late in the day
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque, late in the day
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque, late in the day
Kestrel, American @Bosque, late in the day
Coot, American @Bosque, late in the day
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque, late in the day
Dove, Mourning @Bosque, late in the day
Owl, Great Horned @Bosque, late in the day
Flicker, Common @Bosque, late in the day
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque, late in the day
Wren, Long-billed Marsh @Bosque, late in the day
Pipit, Water @Bosque, late in the day
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque, late in the day
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque, late in the day
Finch, House @Bosque, late in the day

1981-01-02: NM: Bosque: dawn to 11AM

@day: Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Goose, Snow @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Goose, Canada @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Wigeon, American @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Mallard @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Pintail, Common @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Duck, Ring-necked @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Bufflehead @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Duck, Ruddy @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Grebe, Pied-billed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Heron, Great Blue @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Eagle, Bald @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Hawk, Marsh @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Kestrel, American @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Falcon, Prairie @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Coot, American @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Crane, Sandhill @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Crane, Whooping  [uncountable] @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Dove, Mourning @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Roadrunner @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Kingfisher, Belted @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Flicker, Red-shafted @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Phoebe, Say's @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Shrike, Loggerhead @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Wren, Marsh @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Starling, European @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Sparrow, Song @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Junco, Dark-eyed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Junco, Gray-headed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Blackbird, Red-winged @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Meadowlark, Western @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Grackle, Great-tailed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Bosque: dawn to 11AM
Sparrow, House @Bosque: dawn to 11AM

1981-01-03: NM: Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP

@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@PD: Percha Dam SP
@SS: Socorro: Sedillo Spring
@day: Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Goose, Snow @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Goose, Canada @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Gadwall @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Wigeon, American @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Mallard @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Shoveler, Northern @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Pintail, Common @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Canvasback @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Duck, Ring-necked @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Bufflehead @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Duck, Ruddy @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Pheasant, Ring-necked @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Grebe, Pied-billed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Heron, Great Blue @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Eagle, Bald @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Hawk, Marsh @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Hawk, Red-tailed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Kestrel, American @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Coot, American @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Crane, Sandhill @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Crane, Whooping  [uncountable] @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Killdeer @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Sandpiper, Spotted @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Dove, Rock @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Dove, Mourning @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Roadrunner @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Kingfisher, Belted @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Woodpecker, Hairy @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Flicker, Common @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Phoebe, Say's @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Flycatcher, Vermilion ♀ @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
1981-01-03-00231981-01-03-0022
Shrike, Loggerhead @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Raven, White-necked @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Starling, European @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Pipit, Water @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Warbler, Audubon's @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Sparrow, Brewer's @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Sparrow, Sage @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Description: White breast with some streaking and dark central spot. Blue-gray head with white spot. Flicks tail.
Lifer.
Sparrow, Song @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Junco, Dark-eyed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Junco, Gray-headed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Blackbird, Red-winged @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Meadowlark, Western @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Blackbird, Brewer's @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Grackle, Great-tailed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Finch, House @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP
Sparrow, House @Socorro-Bosque-Percha Dam SP

1981-01-04: NM: Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"

@day: Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Some records from a balloon ride in "Cielo Jello", a Piccard AX-6, thanks to my friend Larry Boucher.
Heron, Great Blue @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Hawk, Marsh @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Hawk, Red-tailed @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Kestrel, American @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Killdeer @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Dove, Mourning @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Roadrunner @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Kingfisher, Belted ♀ @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Flicker, Common @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Phoebe, Black @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Phoebe, Say's @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Shrike, Loggerhead @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Starling, European @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Pipit, Water @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Sparrow, White-crowned @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Grackle, Great-tailed @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Finch, House @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"
Sparrow, House @Las Cruces; some from balloon "Cielo Jello"

1981-01-05: NM: Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area

Notable:  Rufous-crowned Sparrow
@AS: Aguirre Spring
@LC: Las Cruces
The waterfowl records are from a lake on I-10. This is probably what was later called Burn Lake.
@day: Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Gadwall @Las Cruces
Wigeon, American @Las Cruces
Mallard @Las Cruces
Canvasback @Las Cruces
Redhead @Las Cruces
Duck, Ring-necked @Las Cruces
Duck, Ruddy @Las Cruces
Quail, Gambel's @Las Cruces
Grebe, Pied-billed @Las Cruces
Lake on I-10.
Hawk, Marsh @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Aguirre Spring
Hawk, Red-tailed @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Hawk, Ferruginous @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Kestrel, American @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Falcon, Prairie @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Coot, American @Las Cruces
Dove, Rock @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Dove, Mourning @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Roadrunner, Greater @Aguirre Spring
Flicker, Common @Aguirre Spring
Phoebe, Say's @Aguirre Spring
Shrike, Loggerhead @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
scrub-jay sp. @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Bushtit @Aguirre Spring
Wren, Rock @Aguirre Spring
1981-01-05-0013
Wren, Bewick's @Aguirre Spring
Wren, House @Las Cruces
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Aguirre Spring
Starling, European @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Pipit, Water @Las Cruces
Towhee, Rufous-sided @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Towhee, Green-tailed @Las Cruces
Sparrow, Rufous-crowned @Aguirre Spring
Description: Rufous cap, gray superciliary, dusky eyeline, buffy/golden back like Brewer's.
Lifer.
Towhee, Canyon @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Description: This was before the California/Canyon split. My notes say, “Watch out for those rusty-capped Rocky Mountain birds!”
Sparrow, Chipping @Aguirre Spring
Description: Rufous cap, white superciliary, stronger black eyeline.
Sparrow, Brewer's @Aguirre Spring
Sparrow, Black-throated @Las Cruces
Sparrow, Song @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Sparrow, White-crowned @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Junco, Northern @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Junco, Gray-headed @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Pyrrhuloxia @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
meadowlark sp. @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Grackle, Great-tailed @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Finch, House @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area
Sparrow, House @Las Cruces; Aguirre Spring; Lordsburg area

1981-01-06: AZ: E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia

@CC: Cave Creek Canyon
@OS: Onion Saddle
@Pat: Patagonia Refuge: Gate #1
@day: E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
With Leonard Compagno. Five lifers, not bad.
Hawk, Marsh @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Hawk, Cooper's @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Hawk, Red-tailed @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Hawk, Ferruginous @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Kestrel, American @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Falcon, Prairie @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Dove, Rock @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Dove, Mourning @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Dove, Inca @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Sapsucker, Yellow-bellied @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Flicker, Common @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Phoebe, Black @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Shrike, Loggerhead @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Jay, Steller's @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Jay, Gray-breasted @Cave Creek Canyon
1981-01-06-00121981-01-06-0037
Lifer.
Raven, White-necked @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Titmouse, Juniper @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Bushtit, Common @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Nuthatch, White-breasted @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Wren, Bewick's @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Wren, House @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Bluebird, Eastern @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Description: White/rufous under chin.
Lifer.
Bluebird, Western @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Bluebird, Mountain @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Robin, American @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Starling, European @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Warbler, Audubon's @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Redstart, Painted @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Description: Black except red belly, white shoulders and undertail, white tail spots.
Vocalizations: Loud 'wheew'
Lifer.
Towhee, Spotted @Patagonia Refuge: Gate #1
Sparrow, Rufous-crowned @Cave Creek Canyon
Towhee, Canyon @Patagonia Refuge: Gate #1
Description: Rusty cap.
Sparrow, Brewer's @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Sparrow, Black-throated @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
West of Chiricahua National Monument.
Bunting, Lark @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
West of Chiricahua National Monument.
Sparrow, White-crowned @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Junco, Northern @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Junco, Gray-headed @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Junco, Yellow-eyed @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Description: Beady yellow eye.
Lifer.
meadowlark sp. @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Grackle, Great-tailed @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Finch, Cassin's @Onion Saddle
Description: Red not wine, clear white breast, little red on chest.
Lifer.
Finch, House @E. border-Portal-Cave Cr Cyn-Onion Saddle-Patagonia
Goldfinch, Lesser @Patagonia Refuge: Gate #1

1981-01-07: AZ: Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum

Notable:  White-throated Sparrow
@DM: Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Just the countable birds, outside the cages. Fun stuff in the aviaries included both Whistling-Ducks, Black Vulture, Zone-tailed and Gray Hawks, Caracara, Thick-billed Parrot, Bendire's Thrasher, and Abert's Towhee.
@PR: Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
@day: Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Shoveler, Northern @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Heron, Great Blue @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Hawk, Marsh @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Hawk, Cooper's @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Hawk, Red-tailed @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Hawk, Ferruginous @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Kestrel, American @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Killdeer @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Dove, Rock @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Dove, Mourning @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Woodpecker, Acorn @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Vocalizations: Heard only.
Woodpecker, Gila @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Flicker, Common @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Empidonax sp. @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Phoebe, Black @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Shrike, Loggerhead @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Raven, White-necked @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Raven, Common @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Titmouse, Bridled @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Nuthatch, White-breasted @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Wren, Cactus @Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Wren, Bewick's @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Starling, European @Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Warbler, Orange-crowned @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Towhee, Rufous-sided @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Towhee, Green-tailed @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, Rufous-crowned @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Towhee, Canyon @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, Chipping @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, Song @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, Lincoln's @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, White-throated @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Sparrow, White-crowned @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Cardinal, Northern 
@Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
@Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Blackbird, Red-winged ♀ @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Grackle, Great-tailed @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Finch, House @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Siskin, Pine @Patagonia: Sonoita Creek Refuge
Goldfinch, Lesser @Patagonia in the rain; countable Desert Museum
Sparrow, House @Tucson: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

1981-01-08: AZ: Madera Cyn; Desert Museum

@DM: Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
@MC: Madera Canyon
@day: Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Quail, Gambel's @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Hawk, Marsh @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Hawk, Red-tailed @Madera Canyon
Hawk, Ferruginous @Madera Canyon
Eagle, Golden @Madera Canyon
Kestrel, American @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Dove, Mourning @Madera Canyon
Woodpecker, Acorn @Madera Canyon
Woodpecker, Gila @Madera Canyon
1981-01-08-0002
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed @Madera Canyon
Flicker, Common @Madera Canyon
Shrike, Loggerhead @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Raven, White-necked @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Tucson.
Raven, Common @Madera Canyon
Titmouse, Bridled @Madera Canyon
Verdin @Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Nuthatch, White-breasted @Madera Canyon
Wren, Cactus @Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
1981-01-08-0008
Wren, Bewick's @Madera Canyon
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Madera Canyon
Solitaire, Townsend's @Madera Canyon
Robin, American @Madera Canyon
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Starling, European @Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Towhee, Canyon 
@Madera Canyon
@Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Junco, Yellow-eyed @Madera Canyon
Cardinal, Northern @Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Grackle, Great-tailed @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum
Tucson.
Finch, House @Madera Canyon
Sparrow, House @Madera Cyn; Desert Museum

1981-01-09: AZ: road Tucson west

@day: road Tucson west
Hawk, Red-tailed @road Tucson west
Hawk, Ferruginous @road Tucson west
Kestrel, American @road Tucson west
Falcon, Prairie @road Tucson west
Dove, Rock @road Tucson west
Flicker, Red-shafted @road Tucson west
Shrike, Loggerhead @road Tucson west
Raven, White-necked @road Tucson west
Wren, Cactus @road Tucson west
Starling, European @road Tucson west
Blackbird, Brewer's @road Tucson west
Grackle, Great-tailed @road Tucson west

1981-01-09: CA: road north

@day: road north
Quail, Gambel's @road north
Hawk, Red-tailed @road north
Hawk, Ferruginous @road north
Kestrel, American @road north
Falcon, Prairie @road north
Dove, Rock @road north
Dove, Mourning @road north
Roadrunner, Greater @road north
Flicker, Red-shafted @road north
Shrike, Loggerhead @road north
Blackbird, Brewer's @road north
Grackle, Great-tailed @road north

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