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2006-03-01: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Waxwing, Cedar 10+ @New Mexico Tech
Near ISD building.

2006-03-03: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Vocalizations: Singing, big-time.
Sparrow, White-crowned @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Siskin, Pine # @Socorro: 507 Fitch

2006-03-04: NM: Socorro

Notable:  White-throated Sparrow
@Soc: Socorro
Sparrow, White-throated 2 @Socorro
In a flowerbed at the Socorro Springs Brewery! Time, 1400.
Description: White throat bordered in black; yellowish 'headlights'. Overall duskier in coloration than White-crowned.

2006-03-05: NM: Water Canyon

@WC: Water Canyon
Not really a birding trip; proofreading Christmas Bird Count data at what remains of the campground. Arrived around 1300, left around 1600.
Raven, Chihuahuan 2 @Water Canyon
Bushtit 8+ @Water Canyon
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Water Canyon
Bluebird, Western 2 @Water Canyon
Road on the way out.
Robin, American 1 @Water Canyon
Sparrow, Chipping 1 @Water Canyon
Meadowlark, Western 5 @Water Canyon
Near the road on the way in.

2006-03-07: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Vulture, Turkey @New Mexico Tech
My first of the year.

2006-03-08: NM: Socorro

@Soc: Socorro
@Terry: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Route Walk around campus.
Wigeon, American 1 @New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Teal, Cinnamon 1♂ @New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Teal, American Green-winged 1♂ @New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Duck, Ruddy # @Socorro
Grebe, Pied-billed 1 @Socorro
Coot, American # @New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake

2006-03-10: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Sparrow, Chipping @Socorro: 507 Fitch

2006-03-15: NM: Belen: Harvey House

@Belen: Belen: Harvey House
Egret, Cattle @Belen: Harvey House
Description: Small size, horn-colored bill, dark legs and feet.
Flew right over the Harvey House while I was train-watching.

2006-03-16: NM: Socorro

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
@Soc: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Vocalizations: Singing at 1645.
Warbler, Yellow-rumped @New Mexico Tech
Junco, Dark-eyed @New Mexico Tech

2006-03-17: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @New Mexico Tech

2006-03-18: NM: Socorro

@Soc: Socorro
Shrike, Loggerhead @Socorro
Hope Farms Road.

2006-03-19: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Junco, Oregon @New Mexico Tech

2006-03-23: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Goldfinch, Lesser @New Mexico Tech
Species #37 on the Speare 119 office window list.

2006-03-24: NM: Socorro: Riverine Park

@Riv: Socorro: Riverine Park
Flicker, Northern 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park
Phoebe, Say's 4 @Socorro: Riverine Park
raven sp. 2 @Socorro: Riverine Park
Vocalizations: 'gurgle' call.
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged @Socorro: Riverine Park
Low Flow Channel.
My first of the year.
Sparrow, Vesper 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Socorro: Riverine Park

2006-03-25: NM: Magdalenas: Water Canyon

@WC: Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Route 1220, turned down Water Canyon Road. Some walking, mostly sitting around doing Christmas Bird Count proofreading. 1700, leave.
Lots of Mourning Cloak butterflies.
Sapsucker, Red-naped 1-2 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Description: Yellowish chin, red throat bordered below with black.
Shrike, Loggerhead 2 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Two birds only a few dozen yards apart; pair?
Scrub-Jay, Western 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Chickadee, Mountain 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Nuthatch, White-breasted 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Bluebird, Western 3+ @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Robin, American 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Towhee, Canyon 2 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Water Canyon Road, leaving.
meadowlark sp. 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Siskin, Pine 4+ @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Behavior: Feeding on catkins.

2006-03-26: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Vulture, Turkey 30+ @New Mexico Tech

2006-03-27: NM: Belen

@Belen: Belen
Falcon, Prairie @Belen
Flying over south Belen.
Description: Medium-sized falcon shape; black axillars.

2006-03-30: NM: Socorro

@FH: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
@GC: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Golf Course
@NMT: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
@Soc: Socorro
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@Terry: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
First Double-tailed Swallowtail butterfly of the season. Also a probable Monarch butterfly.
Wigeon, American # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Redhead 5 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Duck, Ring-necked 
6 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
5♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Bufflehead @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
2♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Quail, Gambel's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Grebe, Pied-billed 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Coot, American 
55 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
# @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Killdeer 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Collared-Dove, Eurasian 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
Kingfisher, Belted 
1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Phoebe, Say's 2 @Socorro
"Woods" at SE corner of Tech athletic field.
Behavior: Playing chase.
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
Swallow, Barn # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
My first of the year.
Robin, American 3 @Socorro
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro
Behind 707 Neel.
Vocalizations: Singing.
Warbler, Audubon's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Golf Course
Sparrow, Brewer's 3+ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Terry Lake
Junco, Gray-headed 3 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Golf Course
Junco, Pink-sided 2 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Golf Course
Finch, House # @Socorro
Goldfinch, Lesser # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Faculty Hill
Sparrow, House # @Socorro

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