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 June 2012

Total Number of Backyard Species identified in June is 10.
Scroll down for Bosque Sightings.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
Black-capped Chickadee   Once or Twice   2 3rd  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Day   20 1st  
Black-headed Grosbeak   Half the Time   1 1st  
Downy Woodpecker   Half the Time   1 1st  
Hairy Woodpecker   Most Days   1 1st  
House Finch   Every Day   6 1st  
Ladder-backed Woodpecker   Most Days   1 1st  
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   4 1st  
Say's Phoebe   Once or Twice   1 7th  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Half the Time   2 1st  

Bosque Sightings for June 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in June is 24.

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 Kestrel   Once or Twice   2 4th  
American Robin   Most Times   2 1st  
Ash-throated Flycatcher   Every Time   6 1st  
Bewick's Wren   Most Times   4 1st  
Black-capped Chickadee   A Few Times   1 1st  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Time   4 1st  
Black-crowned Night-Heron   A Few Times   1 1st  
Black-headed Grosbeak   Every Time   4 1st  
Blue Grosbeak   Every Time   6 1st  
Cliff Swallow   Every Time   50 1st  
Common Yellowthroat   Once or Twice   1 11th  
Eastern Bluebird   Half the Time   4 1st  
Greater Roadrunner   Half the Time   2 1st  
Killdeer   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Mallard   Every Time   6 1st  
Northern Flicker   Once or Twice   1 6th  
Ring-necked Pheasant   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Snowy Egret   Once or Twice   1 6th  
Summer Tanager   Every Time   4 1st  
Swainson's Hawk   Once or Twice   1 4th  
    Notes: light adult
Western Kingbird   Every Time   4 1st  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Half the Time   2 1st  
Wood Duck   Most Times   2 1st  
Yellow-breasted Chat   Every Time   4 1st