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2013-05-02: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Teal, Blue-winged 
1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
1♀ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Empidonax sp. 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Phoebe, Black 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Swallow, Cliff # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Swallow, Barn # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Yellow 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Yellow-rumped 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Audubon's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Wilson's 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Sparrow, Chipping # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Bunting, Lazuli 1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-02-99822013-05-02-9981
Blackbird, Red-winged # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Siskin, Pine 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Goldfinch, American # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-02-9971

2013-05-06: NM: Socorro

Notable:  Black-and-white Warbler; Virginia's Warbler
@Soc: Socorro
@Speare: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Speare Hall
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Sandpiper, Spotted 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-06-9987
Dove, White-winged # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Kingbird, Western 2 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Wren, House 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Speare Hall
Starling, European # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Black-and-white 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-06-00112013-05-06-00142013-05-06-00062013-05-06-00052013-05-06-00042013-05-06-0003
Warbler, Virginia's 2 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-06-00492013-05-06-00362013-05-06-00332013-05-06-00342013-05-06-0039
One bird looked fresh, the other rather dingy. Sonja Mendoza saw both birds at once later that day.
Warbler, Yellow 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Audubon's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Myrtle 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Wilson's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-06-0053
Sparrow, Chipping # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
2013-05-06-0024
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Tanager, Western # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Bunting, Lazuli 1♂ @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Grackle, Great-tailed # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Oriole, Bullock's 1♂ @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Goldfinch, American # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

2013-05-07: NM: Socorro to Melrose Woods

Notable:  Plumbeous Vireo; Brown Creeper; Black-and-white Warbler
@Mel: Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
@day: Socorro to Melrose Woods
@road01: US-60^E, Bernardo to Abo
@road02: US-60^E, Abo to Mountainair
@road03: US-60^E, Mountainair to Willard
@road04: US-60^E, Willard to Encino
@road05: US-60^E, Vaughn to west boundary De Baca County
@road06: US-60^E, west side De Baca County to Yeso
@road07: US-60^E, Yeso to Fort Sumner
Route
1130, leave Socorro.
1525-1810, Melrose Woods.
Kestrel, American 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Curlew, Long-billed 2? @US-60^E, west side De Baca County to Yeso
Collared-Dove, Eurasian 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Owl, Great Horned 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-0156
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed 
1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
1♀ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Kingbird, Western 
1 @US-60^E, Bernardo to Abo
# @US-60^E, Mountainair to Willard
1 @US-60^E, Willard to Encino
1 @US-60^E, Vaughn to west boundary De Baca County
# @US-60^E, west side De Baca County to Yeso
# @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Vireo, Plumbeous 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-0143
raven sp. 
1 @US-60^E, Bernardo to Abo
1 @US-60^E, Willard to Encino
Raven, Chihuahuan 
1 @US-60^E, Vaughn to west boundary De Baca County
# @US-60^E, west side De Baca County to Yeso
1 @US-60^E, Yeso to Fort Sumner
Creeper, Brown 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Wren, House # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-0099
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Thrush, Hermit # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Mockingbird, Northern 1 @US-60^E, Abo to Mountainair
Starling, European 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Warbler, Black-and-white 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-01552013-05-07-01542013-05-07-0149
Warbler, Audubon's 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Warbler, Wilson's 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Towhee, Green-tailed 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-01162013-05-07-0107
Sparrow, Chipping # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Sparrow, White-crowned # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Bunting, Lazuli 1♀ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-00862013-05-07-00952013-05-07-0088
Meadowlark, Eastern 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Vocalizations: 'tear-der, tee-dee-der'
Grackle, Common 2 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-0073
Oriole, Bullock's 1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-07-0104

2013-05-08: NM: Melrose Woods-Bernardo WMA-Socorro

Notable:  Plumbeous Vireo; Swainson's Thrush; Brown Thrasher; Ovenbird; Tennessee Warbler; Nashville Warbler; Common Yellowthroat; Summer Tanager; Rose-breasted Grosbeak
@Bern: Bernardo WMA
@Mel: Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
@day: Melrose Woods-Bernardo WMA-Socorro
Route
0610-1315, Melrose Woods. Jon Stroh was also here at the time.
1645-1740, Bernardo WMA, also walked the rightmost trail around the dry lagoon.
Quail, Scaled 2 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0294
Vulture, Turkey 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Killdeer # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed 1♀ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Flycatcher, Olive-sided 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0407
Wood-Pewee, Western 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Empidonax sp. # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Flycatcher, Ash-throated 
1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03002013-05-08-03022013-05-08-04202013-05-08-0423
The first photo would be a good quiz because the rusty panel in the wing doesn't show.
1 @Bernardo WMA
Kingbird, Western # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Vireo, Plumbeous 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-01752013-05-08-01742013-05-08-01692013-05-08-0372
Vireo, Warbling 
1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02062013-05-08-0208
1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02562013-05-08-02542013-05-08-0255
These photos are troubling to me. There were certainly normal-looking Warbling Vireos around, but this individual had a contrasting dark brown crown. The obvious candidates indicated by that feature might be Red-eyed or Philadelphia, but the bird had none of the yellow color to the underparts that both those species should show prominently. Also, the light arc under the eye stood out almost as much as the light superciliary; I'm used to seeing little or no light color below the eye on Warbling Vireos.
Wren, House @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03332013-05-08-03312013-05-08-0402
Gnatcatcher, Blue-gray 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03442013-05-08-03432013-05-08-0341
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Thrush, Swainson's 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02722013-05-08-02692013-05-08-02742013-05-08-02732013-05-08-0276
Mockingbird, Northern # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Thrasher, Brown 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-04682013-05-08-0471
Ovenbird 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-05232013-05-08-05152013-05-08-05212013-05-08-05032013-05-08-04952013-05-08-04982013-05-08-05062013-05-08-0508
Warbler, Tennessee 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-04422013-05-08-04312013-05-08-04322013-05-08-0439
The sharp boundary around the yellow color on the throat in some of these frames is an artifact: a reflection of the sun in the water.
Warbler, Orange-crowned # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Warbler, Nashville 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Warbler, MacGillivray's # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02042013-05-08-02012013-05-08-03052013-05-08-03922013-05-08-0493
Yellowthroat, Common 1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03372013-05-08-0335
Warbler, Audubon's 
# @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
1 @Bernardo WMA
2013-05-08-0531
Warbler, Wilson's # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Chat, Yellow-breasted 1 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-04752013-05-08-04852013-05-08-0486
Towhee, Green-tailed 
# @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02302013-05-08-02212013-05-08-0218
1 @Bernardo WMA
2013-05-08-0528
Towhee, Spotted 
# @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
1 @Bernardo WMA
Sparrow, Chipping # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Sparrow, Lark # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Sparrow, Lincoln's # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03842013-05-08-03782013-05-08-0252
Tanager, Summer 1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0280
Tanager, Western # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0312
Grosbeak, Rose-breasted 1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03462013-05-08-0213
Grosbeak, Black-headed # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0329
Grosbeak, Blue 1♂ @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-03692013-05-08-0366
Bunting, Lazuli # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-0354
Grackle, Common 2 @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
2013-05-08-02882013-05-08-02922013-05-08-0413
Oriole, Bullock's # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods
Finch, House 1 @Bernardo WMA
Goldfinch, American # @Roosevelt Co.: Melrose Woods

2013-05-09: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Warbler, Audubon's # @Socorro: New Mexico Tech

2013-05-10: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Warbler, Virginia's 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
In the rose bushes north of Fidel Center.

2013-05-11: NM: Socorro County: NAMC

Notable:  Lewis' Woodpecker; Plumbeous Vireo; Northern Waterthrush; Black-and-white Warbler; Nashville Warbler; Virginia's Warbler; American Redstart; Townsend's Warbler; Clay-colored Sparrow; Indigo Bunting
@SocCo: Socorro County: NAMC
Route
Effort: by car, 3.28 hours and 23.50 miles; by foot, 4.63 hours and 1.30 miles; total, 7.92 hours and 24.80 miles.
Started at Turtle Bay just before dawn, worked it fairly thoroughly, then drove briefly out into the scrublands west of town. Thence out Lopezville Road, across I-25, north on Chaparral Road, east to the river dike, then looked at Riverine Parks #5 through #1, mainly on foot around #4.
Phoenix-area birder Jack Holloway happened to show up at Turtle Bay and was most helpful, finding a number of types that I missed, and finding several good species that I was able to find after he staked them out for me. The effort numbers are all mine, but he spent 2:40 there and probably walked at least a couple of miles. Forms that I missed but he saw are marked “fide”; when we both saw a given species, the count for that form is the maximum of our individual counts.
Wigeon, American 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Mallard 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Teal, American Green-winged 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Quail, Gambel's 4 @Socorro County: NAMC
Vulture, Turkey 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Hawk, Cooper's 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Hawk, Swainson's 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Kestrel, American 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Coot, American 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sandpiper, Spotted 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Collared-Dove, Eurasian 10 @Socorro County: NAMC
Dove, White-winged 8 @Socorro County: NAMC
Dove, Mourning 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
hummingbird sp. 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Hummingbird, Black-chinned 6 @Socorro County: NAMC
Hummingbird, Broad-tailed 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Kingfisher, Belted 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Woodpecker, Lewis' 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-0578
Woodpecker, Ladder-backed 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Woodpecker, Hairy 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Flicker, Red-shafted 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Wood-Pewee, Western 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Empidonax sp. 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-06392013-05-11-0644
Flycatcher, Gray 2[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Flycatcher, Dusky 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Phoebe, Black 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Phoebe, Say's 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Flycatcher, Ash-throated 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Kingbird, Western 8 @Socorro County: NAMC
Vireo, Plumbeous 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Raven, Chihuahuan 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Raven, Common 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Swallow, Cliff 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Swallow, Barn 25 @Socorro County: NAMC
Kinglet, Ruby-crowned 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Thrush, Hermit 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Robin, American 21 @Socorro County: NAMC
Mockingbird, Northern 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Thrasher, Curve-billed 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Thrasher, Crissal 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Starling, European 11[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Waxwing, Cedar 5[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Waterthrush, Northern 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Black-and-white 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Orange-crowned 5 @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Nashville 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Virginia's 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Two at Turtle Bay, another at Riverine #4.
2013-05-11-05912013-05-11-05872013-05-11-06032013-05-11-0604
First two photos from Turtle Bay, rest from Riverine #4.
Warbler, MacGillivray's 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Redstart, American 1a♂ @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-06292013-05-11-0630
Warbler, Yellow 12 @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Audubon's 19 @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Myrtle 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-0550
Warbler, Townsend's 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Warbler, Wilson's 10 @Socorro County: NAMC
Chat, Yellow-breasted 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-0576
Towhee, Green-tailed 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Towhee, Spotted 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, Chipping 22 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, Clay-colored 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, Black-throated 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, Lincoln's 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, White-crowned 10 @Socorro County: NAMC
Tanager, Summer 3 @Socorro County: NAMC
Tanager, Western 8 @Socorro County: NAMC
Grosbeak, Black-headed 2[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Bunting, Lazuli 
1♂ @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-05632013-05-11-0570
1♀ @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-05642013-05-11-05712013-05-11-0574
Bunting, Indigo 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
2013-05-11-05652013-05-11-05662013-05-11-05572013-05-11-0561
Grackle, Great-tailed 7 @Socorro County: NAMC
Cowbird, Brown-headed 1[fide Jack Holloway] @Socorro County: NAMC
Oriole, Bullock's 2 @Socorro County: NAMC
Finch, House 5 @Socorro County: NAMC
Siskin, Pine 30 @Socorro County: NAMC
Goldfinch, Lesser 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Goldfinch, American 1 @Socorro County: NAMC
Sparrow, House 19 @Socorro County: NAMC

2013-05-13: NM: Belen: Taco Bell Marsh

@TBM: Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Teal, Cinnamon # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Shoveler, Northern # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Duck, Ruddy # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Killdeer 1 @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Stilt, Black-necked # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Avocet, American # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Phalarope, Wilson's # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Blackbird, Red-winged # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Grackle, Great-tailed # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh

2013-05-14: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

Notable:  Nashville Warbler
@TBay: Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Nashville 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Yellow 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Warbler, Audubon's @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Tanager, Western @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay
Grosbeak, Black-headed @Socorro: New Mexico Tech: Turtle Bay

2013-05-15: NM: Socorro: New Mexico Tech

@NMT: Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Warbler, Orange-crowned 1 @Socorro: New Mexico Tech
Just north of Fidel Center.
Josef Brown's lifer.

2013-05-16: NM: Socorro

@Soc: Socorro
@home: Socorro: 507 Fitch
Hawk, Cooper's 1 @Socorro: 507 Fitch
Vocalizations: Rapid series of 'kek' notes as it flew overhead.
Thrasher, Curve-billed 1 @Socorro: 507 Fitch

2013-05-19: NM: Socorro County

Notable:  Western Scrub-Jay
@BdA: Bosque del Apache NWR
@RVT: Bosque del Apache NWR: Rio Viejo Trail
@SocCo: Socorro County
@road1: San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Route
1010-1040, NM-1^S from San Antonio.
1040-1530, Bosque del Apache NWR. From 1130-1255 hiked the Rio Viejo Trail for the first time: very pleasant, with some wet riparian habitat. Met Tom Kennedy from Albuquerque on the Seasonal Road, who kindly pointed out two visible Soras.
Goose, Canada # @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0680
Wigeon, American 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mallard # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Teal, Blue-winged # @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0677
“We're hiding.”
Shoveler, Northern # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Scaup, Lesser 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0720
Duck, Ruddy # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Quail, Gambel's # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Miera Road.
2013-05-19-06722013-05-19-0673
Cormorant, Neotropic 17 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Heron, Great Blue # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Egret, Great # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Egret, Snowy # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Ibis, White-faced # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Vulture, Turkey # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Hawk, Swainson's 
# @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
A field hard by NM-1 on the west side near the turnoff to San Antonito Road that was being mowed.
2013-05-19-06482013-05-19-06492013-05-19-06502013-05-19-06542013-05-19-06582013-05-19-06562013-05-19-0657
There were at least half a dozen of these hawks in the field. Most were the common light adult plumage. Two hawks completely mystified me at the time, but after careful examination of the photos and consultation with various sources, I don't see any reason why the dark bird couldn't be a dark-phase Swainson's (note the all-brown tail) and the other a light juvenile.
@Bosque del Apache NWR
Kestrel, American @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sora 2 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0697
Coot, American # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Sandpiper, Spotted # @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0724
Dove, White-winged 
# @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
# @Bosque del Apache NWR
Dove, Mourning # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Roadrunner, Greater 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Wood-Pewee, Western 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0695
Phoebe, Black 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Phoebe, Say's 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Flycatcher, Vermilion 1♂ @Bosque del Apache NWR
Kingbird, Western # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Vireo, Plumbeous 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Scrub-Jay, Western 1 @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0661
Late.
Swallow, Violet-green @Bosque del Apache NWR
Swallow, Northern Rough-winged @Bosque del Apache NWR
Swallow, Bank @Bosque del Apache NWR
Swallow, Cliff @Bosque del Apache NWR
Swallow, Barn # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Nuthatch, White-breasted 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0717
Robin, American 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Mockingbird, Northern 
# @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
# @Bosque del Apache NWR
Warbler, Virginia's 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-07102013-05-19-0711
Warbler, MacGillivray's 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Yellowthroat, Common 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
Warbler, Audubon's # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Chat, Yellow-breasted 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
2013-05-19-0713
Towhee, Spotted # @Bosque del Apache NWR: Rio Viejo Trail
Sparrow, Lark 
1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
# @Bosque del Apache NWR: Rio Viejo Trail
Sparrow, White-crowned # @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR
Tanager, Summer 1 @Bosque del Apache NWR: Rio Viejo Trail
Grosbeak, Black-headed 
1 @Bosque del Apache NWR
# @Bosque del Apache NWR
Blackbird, Red-winged # @Bosque del Apache NWR
Oriole, Bullock's 1 @San Antonio to Bosque del Apache NWR

2013-05-25: NM: Magdalenas: Water Canyon

@Lang: Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
@Mag: Magdalenas: Water Canyon
@WC: Magdalenas: Water Canyon
@WCRd: Magdalenas: Water Canyon Road
Route
1105-1120, Water Canyon Road inbound.
1130-1315, walked the trail up the canyon, emerged near the Trail 13 parking lot, and walked Langmuir Road back down.
Vulture, Turkey # @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Dove, White-winged # @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Woodpecker, Acorn 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
2013-05-25-0733
Woodpecker, Hairy 2 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
2013-05-25-0747
The photos I got did not show the bill length. However, the unspotted, unbarred, clean white outer rectrices indicate Hairy.
Wood-Pewee, Western # @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Phoebe, Say's 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
In the clearing west of the end of the pavement, inside what used to be the turnaround loop.
2013-05-25-0740
This bird was out of place: I don't remember seeing this species in the canyon proper before.
Kingbird, Western # @Magdalenas: Water Canyon Road
Vireo, Plumbeous 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Vireo, Warbling 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Vocalizations: 'research research ree'
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Scrub-Jay, Western 2 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Lark, Horned # @Magdalenas: Water Canyon Road
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Thrush, Hermit # @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Robin, American 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Mockingbird, Northern 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon
Warbler, Yellow 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Warbler, Grace's 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Sparrow, Chipping # @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Sparrow, Lark 1 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon Road
Sparrow, Black-throated 2 @Magdalenas: Water Canyon Road
Tanager, Western 1♀ @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road
Grosbeak, Black-headed 1 @Madgalenas: Water Canyon: Langmuir Road

2013-05-26: NM: Belen: Taco Bell Marsh

@TBM: Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Teal, Cinnamon # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Duck, Ruddy # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Coot, American 1 @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Description: Looked normal except for white remiges: the white was too extensive for it to be a gallinule. Perhaps it was leucistic or got tangled up with some bleach.
Stilt, Black-necked # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Avocet, American # @Belen: Taco Bell Marsh
Breeding: Sitting on a nest in the open on a sandbar.

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