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2007-02-01: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
All these sightings are from the row of trees between the ISD and MSEC buildings.
Dove, White-winged # @New Mexico Tech
Titmouse, Juniper 1 @New Mexico Tech
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned # @New Mexico Tech
Finch, House # @New Mexico Tech

2007-02-07: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Titmouse, Juniper 1 @New Mexico Tech
Near Speare Hall.
Junco, Oregon # @New Mexico Tech

2007-02-10: NM: Socorro

@Chap: Socorro: Chaparral [sic] Dr.
@Riv4: Socorro: Riverine Park site #4
@Riv5: Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
@Soc: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Route Worked Chaparral Drive in midmorning. 1140, to Riverine Park #5. 1200, to #4.
Film Existing roll of VC-400 at frame 32. A few shots of bluebirds (Eastern?). 1415, finished (started 2006-09-24t10:30, Brantley); new roll of VC-400 loaded. [1], Cedar Waxwing with Mountain Bluebirds. [2,], something with an eyering, too yellow to be a Solitaire: some kind of bluebird?
Goose, Canada # @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
Crane, Sandhill # @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
Dove, Inca 1 @Socorro
Vocalizations: Calling.
Kingfisher, Belted 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park site #4
Flicker, Northern 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
Phoebe, Black 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
Crow, American # @Socorro: Chaparral [sic] Dr.
Raven, Chihuahuan # @Socorro: Chaparral [sic] Dr.
Bluebird, Western # @Socorro: Chaparral [sic] Dr.
Waxwing, Cedar 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park site #4
Warbler, Audubon's 1 @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5
Sparrow, Song 1 @Socorro
At the very east end of Otero St., where it meets the Rio Grande dike.
Junco, Oregon # @Socorro: Riverine Park site #5

2007-02-15: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Titmouse, Juniper 1 @New Mexico Tech
Southeast corner of the MSEC building.

2007-02-17: NM: Socorro

@HF: Socorro: Hope Farms Rd.
@Soc: Socorro
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Wigeon, American 100+ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Behavior: Eating grass on the fairways.
Bluebird, Western 6+ @Socorro: Hope Farms Rd.
Thrasher, Curve-billed @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Vocalizations: In full song!
Phainopepla 1♂ @Socorro: Hope Farms Rd.
Behavior: Trying to drive all the bluebirds out of his tree.
Junco, Gray-headed 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

2007-02-18: NM: Socorro Co.

@SocCo: Socorro Co.
Crane, Sandhill 8 @Socorro Co.
Everyone driving I-25 in the north county passes the large dairy feedlot on the east side. Today, these cranes were standing inside the fence with the cows, carefully working over a patch of foul-looking dirt at the other end of the enclosure from the cows.

2007-02-24: NM: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: New Mexico Tech
Heron, Great Blue @New Mexico Tech
Flying over the Athletic field at 1800.
Phoebe, Black 1 @New Mexico Tech
South side of the MSEC building.
I'm not sure I've seen this species at all this winter until now. They've certainly been scarce, if not absent.

2007-02-28: NM: Albuquerque: I-25 x Rio Grande bridge

@Abq: Albuquerque: I-25 x Rio Grande bridge
Eagle, Bald 1a @Albuquerque: I-25 x Rio Grande bridge
As I was crossing the Rio near sunset (1815), this bird flew across the bridge northbound.

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