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2003-05-01: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Oriole, Bullock's @Socorro

2003-05-05: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @Socorro

2003-05-06: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
nighthawk sp. @Socorro
Grosbeak, Black-headed @Socorro

2003-05-07: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Mallard @Socorro
Phoebe, Say's @Socorro
Blackbird, Yellow-headed @Socorro
Blackbird, Brewer's @Socorro
Grackle, Great-tailed @Socorro
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Socorro

2003-05-08: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Wood-Pewee, Western @Socorro
Phoebe, Black @Socorro
Flycatcher, Ash-throated @Socorro
Solitaire, Townsend's @Socorro
Warbler, Audubon's @Socorro
Waterthrush, Northern @Socorro
Warbler, Hooded @Socorro
Warbler, Wilson's @Socorro
Chat, Yellow-breasted @Socorro
Sparrow, Lark @Socorro
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro
Siskin, Pine @Socorro

2003-05-10: NM: IMBD: Socorro; also Bosque del Apache

Notable:  Olive-sided Flycatcher; Black-throated Gray Warbler; Northern Waterthrush; Hooded Warbler; Green-tailed Towhee; Scott's Oriole
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@IMBD: Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
@SS: Socorro: Sedillo Spring
@TB: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@day: IMBD: Socorro; also Bosque del Apache
Route 0550: Start driving. 0557: Arrive @SS. 0718: Leave @SS. 0813: Arrive @TB. 0940: Leave @TB, work north end of town (Florida) and agricultural areas along Chaparral Road. After the countdown in mid-afternoon, quick trip around the loop at Bosque del Apache, not part of IMBD totals.
Effort: 2.45 hours and 0.8 miles by foot, 1.77 hours and 17.0 miles by car, 4.22 hours and 17.8 miles total.
duck sp. 4 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Gadwall 1 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Borrow pit at N end of Lopezville Rd.
Quail, Gambel's 6 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Heron, Great Blue 1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Egret, Great 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Egret, Snowy 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey 16 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Includes Tech morning kettle.
Kestrel, American 1 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Coot, American 1 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Borrow pit at N end of Lopezville Rd.
Sandpiper, Spotted 2 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Dove, Rock 5 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Dove, White-winged 7 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Dove, Mourning 6 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Hummingbird, Black-chinned 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Hummingbird, Broad-tailed 1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Flycatcher, Olive-sided 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Wood-Pewee, Western 3 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Phoebe, Black 1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Flycatcher, Ash-throated 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Kingbird, Western 15 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Vireo, Plumbeous 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Description: Gray with no yellow.
Vireo, Warbling 
1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
raven sp. 2 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Raven, Chihuahuan 20 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Pig farm on Chaparral Loop.
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged 2 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Swallow, Barn 20 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Robin, American 7 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Mockingbird, Northern 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Thrasher, Curve-billed 2 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Evergreen Drive, before dawn.
Behavior: Parent feeding downy youngster in the middle of the road.
Starling, European 4 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
3 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
1 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
North Socorro.
Warbler, Orange-crowned 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Description: ID clinched by indistinct gray streaking on the breast.
Warbler, Yellow 
1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Audubon's 
2 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
2 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Black-throated Gray 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Description: Female/imm (no black throat).
Waterthrush, Northern 1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Description: Eyeline narrows behind eye, no buff ground color on flanks.
Warbler, Hooded ♂ @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Same bird found Thursday and seen by many.
Warbler, Wilson's 1 @New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Towhee, Green-tailed 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Towhee, Canyon 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Sparrow, Chipping 11 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Sparrow, Brewer's 4 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Vocalizations: Singing.
Sparrow, Black-throated 6 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Tanager, Western 1 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Grosbeak, Black-headed 2 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Meadowlark, Western 2 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Grackle, Great-tailed 7 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Cowbird, Brown-headed 2 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Oriole, Bullock's 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Oriole, Scott's 1 @Socorro: Sedillo Spring
Finch, House 16 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)
Sparrow, House 27 @Socorro Co. (IMBD count)

2003-05-12: NM: Socorro Riverine Park

@day: Socorro Riverine Park
Night-Heron, Black-crowned @Socorro Riverine Park
Woodpecker, Hairy @Socorro Riverine Park
Vireo, Plumbeous @Socorro Riverine Park
Vireo, Warbling @Socorro Riverine Park
Nuthatch, White-breasted @Socorro Riverine Park
Thrush, Hermit @Socorro Riverine Park
Warbler, Lucy's @Socorro Riverine Park
Tanager, Summer @Socorro Riverine Park

2003-05-14: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Phainopepla @Socorro

2003-05-22: NM: Socorro: home

@day: Socorro: home
Quail, Gambel's @Socorro: home

2003-05-25: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro

2003-05-27: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Cowbird, Brown-headed @Socorro

2003-05-28: NM: Socorro

@day: Socorro
Collared-Dove, Eurasian @Socorro

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