NM Wild Birds

Monthly Observations for Yard and Bosque

*** Obsevations were recorded for the period of January 2007 through December 2012 ***
Observations are no longer recorded, but this old data should still show likely species in the area.

Click the Species Name in the list below to open a new window containing the
Cornell Lab of Ornithology, All About Birds, Bird Guide Page for that bird.

Backyard Sightings for July 2012

Total Number of Backyard Species identified in July is 14.
Scroll down for Bosque Sightings.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
American Robin   Half the Time   2 1st  
Bewick's Wren   A Few Days   1 15th  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Day   12 1st  
Bushtit   Once or Twice   2 10th  
Downy Woodpecker   A Few Days   1 1st  
Hairy Woodpecker   Once or Twice   1 1st  
House Finch   Every Day   4 1st  
House Sparrow   Every Day   6 1st  
Ladder-backed Woodpecker   A Few Days   1 1st  
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   4 1st  
Mourning Dove   Most Days   3 1st  
Rufous Hummingbird   Once or Twice   1 7th  
    Notes: female once on the 7th, two males by late in month
Spotted Towhee   Half the Time   1 10th  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Most Days   2 1st  

Bosque Sightings for July 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in July is 23.

Note: Observations are from the Corrales Bosque Preserve and Rio Grande Valley State Park.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
American Robin   Half the Time   2 1st  
Ash-throated Flycatcher   Every Time   4 2nd  
Belted Kingfisher   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Bewick's Wren   Most Times   2 2nd  
Black-capped Chickadee   A Few Times   1 2nd  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Time   4 2nd  
Black-crowned Night-Heron   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Black-headed Grosbeak   Most Times   2 2nd  
Blue Grosbeak   Most Times   2 2nd  
Canada Goose   Half the Time   10 15th  
Common Yellowthroat   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Cooper's Hawk   Half the Time   1 2nd  
Eastern Bluebird   A Few Times   2 1st  
Greater Roadrunner   A Few Times   1 1st  
House Finch   A Few Times   4 2nd  
Mallard   Half the Time   6 15th  
Mourning Dove   Most Times   2 2nd  
Snowy Egret   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Spotted Towhee   Half the Time   1 2nd  
Summer Tanager   Every Time   2 2nd  
Western Kingbird   Every Time   6 2nd  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Most Times   2 2nd  
Yellow-breasted Chat   Every Time   4 2nd