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2008-11-01: NM: Socorro County

@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@SAnt: San Antonio area
@SocCo: Socorro County
Route
11:25, Socorro to Bosque del Apache via Farm-Market Road and San Antonio.
12:20, Bosque del Apache, Marsh Loop.
13:48, Boardwalk on foot.
14:10, continue Marsh Loop and center road.
15:15, leave Bosque del Apache.
One Coyote.
Goose, Snow @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Blue @Bosque del Apache NWR
Goose, Ross' @Bosque del Apache NWR
Gadwall @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wigeon, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard @Bosque del Apache NWR
Shoveler, Northern @Bosque del Apache NWR
Pintail, Northern @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Green-Winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Canvasback @Bosque del Apache NWR
Duck, Ring-necked @Bosque del Apache NWR
Grebe, Western @Bosque del Apache NWR
Ten total Aechmophorus, roughly equally divided.
Grebe, Clark's @Bosque del Apache NWR
Cormorant, Neotropic 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Red-tailed @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kestrel, American @San Antonio area
Coot, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Crane, Sandhill @San Antonio area
Phoebe, Black @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Say's @Socorro County
Sparrow, White-crowned @Bosque del Apache NWR

2008-11-06: NV: Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park

@DWP: Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
A delightful, well-developed refuge on the eastern edge of town. Lots of birders and school kids there. A redevelopment, not original habitat, but good trails, interpretive features, and even a few birds.
@Hen: Henderson
@Silver: Henderson: Silver Bowl area
This football stadium is flanked on the north side by a sod farm that apparently doubles as overflow parking. The sprinklers were on today, attracting a number of species.
Kestrel, American 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Near the model airplane field. Some of the modelers told me that it would occasionally interact with their planes, although they reported no collisions.
Coot, American # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Pigeon, Rock # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Dove, Mourning # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
hummingbird sp. @Henderson
Phoebe, Black 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Phoebe, Say's 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Lark, Horned # @Henderson: Silver Bowl area
Pipit, American # @Henderson: Silver Bowl area
Warbler, Audubon's # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Commonest bird at the refuge today.
Sparrow, Savannah # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Blackbird, Brewer's # @Henderson: Silver Bowl area
Grackle, Great-tailed # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Finch, House # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park

2008-11-07: NV: Henderson

@Hen: Henderson
Verdin 1 @Henderson
Mockingbird, Northern 1 @Henderson

2008-11-08: NV: Henderson

@DWP: Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
@Hen: Henderson
@Segler: Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
On a Saturday, there was no obvious access. The records here were from a distance, through the fence at the gate.
Gadwall # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Wigeon, American # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Shoveler, Northern # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Duck, Ruddy # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Quail, Gambel's # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Harrier, Northern 1 @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Hawk, Sharp-shinned 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Hawk, Red-tailed 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Coot, American # @Henderson: Kurt R. Segler Water Reclamation Facility
Dove, Mourning # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Kingfisher, Belted 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Phoebe, Say's 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Crow, American 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Verdin # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned 1 @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Pipit, American # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Warbler, Audubon's # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Sparrow, Savannah # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park
Grackle, Great-tailed # @Las Vegas: Desert Wetlands Park

2008-11-10: AZ: Flagstaff-New Mexico line

@I40: Flagstaff-New Mexico line
Crow, American # @Flagstaff-New Mexico line
Raven, Common # @Flagstaff-New Mexico line
Lark, Horned # @Flagstaff-New Mexico line
meadowlark sp. 1 @Flagstaff-New Mexico line

2008-11-11: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Dove, Inca @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Vocalizations: 'coo-cook' call

2008-11-20: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@Speare: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Speare Hall
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Hawk, Sharp-shinned 1 @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Waxwing, Cedar # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Speare Hall

2008-11-22: NM: Socorro: Hope Farms Road

@Soc: Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Kestrel, American 1 @Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Roadrunner, Greater 2 @Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Bluebird, Mountain 5 @Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Starling, European 2 @Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Meadowlark, Western @Socorro: Hope Farms Road
Vocalizations: Western-type song heard.

2008-11-23: NM: Socorro: 507 Fitch

@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Thrasher, Curve-billed 1 @Socorro: 507 Fitch
At dusk, time 17:15MST.

2008-11-29: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

Notable:  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
@NMT: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
In the big salt-cedar hard by the northeast side of Speare Hall.
Junco, Dark-eyed # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Back in good numbers.

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