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1999-09-02: NM: Socorro

@TBay: Socorro: NM Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Weather A mild cold front just passed.
Heron, Green 1 @Socorro: NM Tech: Turtle Bay
Swallow, Barn 1 @Socorro
Phainopepla 1♀ @Socorro: 507 Fitch

1999-09-07: NM: Socorro: NM Tech: Turtle Bay

@day: Socorro: NM Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Wilson's 1♀ @Socorro: NM Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-09-11: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Hawk, Sharp-shinned @Socorro
Flushed by golfers from the grove on the left of the 16th hole.
Kingbird, Cassin's 2-3 @Socorro
Sitting in a tree in front of 504 Fitch Street.
These birds were reliable in the late afternoon all through late September and early October last fall in the palm tree in front of 801 Fitch, and since there are usually Western Kingbirds around too, it's an excellent opportunity for a direct comparison.
Vireo, Warbling 2 @Socorro
Swallow, Barn 1 @Socorro
Pond by the 16th hole.
Waxwing, Cedar 4 @Socorro
Fitch Street, 500 block.
Warbler, Yellow # @Socorro
Waterthrush, Northern @Socorro
Southwest shore of the southwest arm of Turtle Bay, right where the Louisiana Waterthrush was last spring.
Description: Off-white superciliary line narrowing posterior to the eye, throat with fine black streaks up to the chin, white ground color on the flanks.
Warbler, MacGillivray's @Socorro
Warbler, Wilson's # @Socorro
Tanager, Western @Socorro
Finch, Cassin's @Socorro

1999-09-14: NM: Socorro

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch St.
Kingbird, Cassin's 2 @Socorro: 507 Fitch St.
Warbler, Wilson's @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Vocalizations: 'tsit' or 'tset'

1999-09-15: NM: Socorro

@GC: Socorro: NM Tech Golf Course
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Heron, Green @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Vireo, Cassin's @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Description: Gray cap, prominent white superciliary, also white below and anterior to eye. Iris dark brown. Yellow on side below front of folded wing.
Swallow, Barn @Socorro: NM Tech Golf Course
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro: 507 Fitch

1999-09-16: NM: Socorro: NM Tech

@day: Socorro: NM Tech
Vulture, Turkey 180 @Socorro: NM Tech
Current roost is near Driscoll Hall.
Swallow, Barn @Socorro: NM Tech
Behavior: Starting to bunch up on the wires.

1999-09-18: NM: Water Canyon Road; Hop Canyon

@day: Water Canyon Road; Hop Canyon
Kestrel, American @Water Canyon Road; Hop Canyon
Scrub-Jay, Western @Water Canyon Road; Hop Canyon

1999-09-20: NM: Socorro

@SAca: San Acacia
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro
Kingfisher, Belted 
3 @San Acacia
1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Wilson's 1♂ @Socorro

1999-09-25: NM: Socorro: NM Tech

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: Socorro: NM Tech
Flicker, Red-shafted 2 @Socorro: NM Tech
Near the 14th tee.
Verdin @Socorro: NM Tech
Near 1206 South Drive on Faculty Hill.
Warbler, Wilson's 1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

1999-09-28: NM: Socorro: home

@day: Socorro: home
Dove, Inca 2 @Socorro: home
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro: home

1999-09-29: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Swallow, Barn @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near Tech daycare.
Description: Tail is asymmetric.

1999-09-30: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@day: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Vulture, Turkey # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Near Driscoll Hall.

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