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2000-01-01: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Dove, White-winged @Socorro
Finch, House @Socorro

2000-01-02: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Goldeneye, Common @Socorro
Snipe, Common @Socorro

2000-01-05: NM: Socorro

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Phoebe, Say's @Socorro

2000-01-08: NM: Socorro

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Flicker, Red-shafted @Socorro
Bluebird, Western @Socorro

2000-01-13: NM: Socorro

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Kingfisher, Belted @Socorro
Phoebe, Black @Socorro
Thrush, Varied @Socorro
I first saw the bird on the south side of Turtle Bay between the south end of the bridge and the inlet where a small arm of the lake extends to the southwest. It was sitting in a tree that extends out over the water just east of the inlet. It flushed to another tree just a few feet to the east and preened while I studied for about five minutes at a range of about 15m.
Description: Robin-sized bird, broad rusty line through the eye. Dark gray head, wings, and back. Rusty buff chin and throat separated from rusty buff chest by a dark horizontal bar. Buffy spots on folded wing. Belly mottled with buffy on white.

2000-01-14: NM: Socorro

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Jay, Blue @Socorro

2000-01-20: NM: Socorro

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@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Jay, Blue @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Bluebird, Mountain @Socorro
Chaparral Drive, near the Harold Drive railroad crossing.

2000-01-21: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Merlin @Socorro
Near the south end of Hope Farms Road, perching in tall cottonwoods.
Description: Length about 2/3 of the American Crows that were making passes at it. Crown with fine brown streaking, faint light superciliary, dark line through eye. Face and all underparts white. Breast with a little buffy tinge, especially on the sides; wings dark. Refound later and got the side view: barring on flanks, wings dark gray with some light barring, bill yellow with black tip, feet yellow.
Pyrrhuloxia @Socorro
Southeast corner of Hope Farms Road.

2000-01-27: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Wigeon, American @Socorro
Duck, Ring-necked @Socorro
Phoebe, Black @Socorro

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