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 January 2012

Total Number of Backyard Species identified in January is 17.
Scroll down for Bosque Sightings.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
American Goldfinch   Most Days   2 1st  
American Robin   Half the Time   4 1st  
Bewick's Wren   A Few Days   1 3rd  
Black-capped Chickadee   Every Day   2 1st  
Dark-eyed Junco   Most Days   2 1st  
Downy Woodpecker   Half the Time   1 1st  
European Starling   Once or Twice   2 19th  
Hairy Woodpecker   Once or Twice   1 15th  
House Finch   Every Day   4 1st  
House Sparrow   Every Day   6 1st  
Ladder-backed Woodpecker   A Few Days   1 5th  
    Notes: at the peanut suet
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   6 1st  
    Notes: mostly green-backed
Northern Flicker   Most Days   1 1st  
    Notes: at the peanut suet
Spotted Towhee   Every Day   2 1st  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Every Day   4 1st  
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Day   8 1st  
White-winged Dove   Once or Twice   4 5th  

Bosque Sightings for January 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in January is 30.

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 Coot   Most Times   2 1st  
American Crow   Every Time   100 1st  
American Robin   Half the Time   2 1st  
Bald Eagle   Most Times   2 2nd  
Cackling Goose   Most Times   40 6th  
    Notes: RGNC
Canada Goose   Every Time   100 1st  
Common Merganser   Once or Twice   2 1st  
Common Raven   Once or Twice   2 13th  
Cooper's Hawk   Half the Time   1 4th  
Dark-eyed Junco   Most Times   4 1st  
Eastern Bluebird   Once or Twice   2 4th  
Gadwall   Most Times   4 6th  
    Notes: RGNC
Great Blue Heron   Once or Twice   1 4th  
Greater Roadrunner   A Few Times   1 6th  
Green-winged Teal   Once or Twice   1 6th  
Mallard   Every Time   10 1st  
Northern Flicker   Half the Time   2 1st  
Northern Harrier   A Few Times   1 6th  
Northern Mockingbird   Once or Twice   1 18th  
Northern Shoveler   Most Times   6 6th  
Pied-billed Grebe   Most Times   2 6th  
Ring-billed Gull   Every Time   50 1st  
Sandhill Crane   Most Times   100 2nd  
Say's Phoebe   Once or Twice   2 1st  
Song Sparrow   Half the Time   2 1st  
Spotted Towhee   Most Times   2 1st  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Every Time   2 1st  
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Time   6 1st  
Wilson's Snipe   Once or Twice   1 13th  
Wood Duck   Most Times   4 1st