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1999-04-01: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Duck, Ring-necked @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
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Somewhat late.
Grebe, Pied-billed @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Phoebe, Black @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-04-03: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Swallow, Barn @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
First of the year.
Waterthrush, Louisiana @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
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Seen at 0812, just after the arrival of Emkalns and Neville.

1999-04-04: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Wigeon, American 55 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Duck, Ring-necked 
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Phoebe, Black @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-04-06: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Siskin, Pine 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
In an Arizona Cypress near the Bureau of Mines.

1999-04-08: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@Terry: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Missed No waterfowl at Terry Lake.
Wigeon, American 62 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Duck, Ring-necked @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Grebe, Pied-billed 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Killdeer @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake

1999-04-17: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Mockingbird, Northern @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near Speare Hall entrance.

1999-04-19: NM: San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon

@day: San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Forest Road 549.
Nutcracker, Clark's @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Nuthatch, Pygmy @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Wren, Canyon @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Warbler, Grace's @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Vocalizations: By call.

1999-04-20: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Wigeon, American 30 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Duck, Ring-necked 4♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Grebe, Pied-billed 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Heron, Green 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Siskin, Pine # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near the PRRC (Kelly Hall).

1999-04-21: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Kingbird, Western @Socorro
Near Neel x Leroy.
First of the year.

1999-04-22: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Wigeon, American 15 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Duck, Ring-necked 
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
4♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Kingbird, Western @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near Family Student Housing.
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-04-24: NM: Socorro County

Notable:  Greater White-fronted Goose; American Bittern; Glossy Ibis; Solitary Sandpiper; Red-faced Warbler; Red Crossbill
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@Bear: San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
@SocCo: Socorro County
Route Beartrap in the morning, Bosque in the afternoon.
With Geoff LeBaron, who was in town to meet with Christmas Bird Count compilers.
Goose, Greater White-fronted 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
With some of the last remaining Snow Geese at the north end.
Merganser, Hooded 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Bittern, American 1[fide LeBaron] @Bosque del Apache NWR
Ibis, Glossy 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Between audio tour stops 6 and 7, where the south loop turns back to the north. With a group of White-faced Ibis on the west side of the road.
Description: The bird is noticeably larger than the other ibis; look for the powder-blue patch above the bill and also the gray legs with red joints.
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Ibis, White-faced # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sandpiper, Solitary 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
A short distance north of the Glossy Ibis location.
Warbler, Grace's # @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Vocalizations: Singing.
Warbler, Red-faced 1 @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
About three miles south of the Beartrap Campground. Look for large lichen-covered rock formations near the road on the west side.
Crossbill, Red 1i @San Mateos: Beartrap Canyon
Drinking at a small pond right by the road a little ways south of Beartrap Campground.

1999-04-27: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

Notable:  Townsend's Warbler
@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Missed No non-domestic waterfowl in Turtle Bay today.
domestic goose sp. 5 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
domestic duck sp. 6 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Audubon's @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Townsend's @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Wilson's @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Sparrow, Chipping # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Siskin, Pine # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-04-28: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@day: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Dove, Inca 1 @Socorro: 507 Fitch
First on my feeder for some time.

1999-04-30: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Hummingbird, Black-chinned @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Kingfisher, Belted 1♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Empidonax sp. @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Behavior: Pumps tail up, then down.
Warbler, Orange-crowned @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Description: Close view: gray streaks on chest; yellow vent; gray undertail; faint parentheses over and under eye; grayish head, so probably nominate race V. c. celata.
Warbler, Yellow ♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Description: Red streaks on chest.
Warbler, MacGillivray's 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
First of the year.
Warbler, Wilson's 
1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near PRRC.
# @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Sparrow, Chipping @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Siskin, Pine @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

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