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 November 2012

Total Number of Backyard Species identified in November is 11.
Scroll down for Bosque Sightings.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
American Crow   A Few Days   10 2nd  
American Goldfinch   Once or Twice   1 8th  
Bewick's Wren   Once or Twice   1 28th  
Dark-eyed Junco   A Few Days   2 28th  
House Finch   Every Day   4 1st  
House Sparrow   A Few Days   4 8th  
Lesser Goldfinch   A Few Days   4 1st  
Spotted Towhee   A Few Days   1 4th  
White-breasted Nuthatch   A Few Days   1 8th  
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Day   8 1st  
White-winged Dove   Once or Twice   7 10th  

Bosque Sightings for November 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in November is 16.

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 Crow   Every Time   30 2nd  
Bald Eagle   Once or Twice   1 26th  
    Notes: immature
Bewick's Wren   Half the Time   2 7th  
Black-capped Chickadee   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Canada Goose   Every Time   40 2nd  
Greater Roadrunner   Half the Time   2 2nd  
Mallard   Every Time   4 2nd  
Ring-billed Gull   Half the Time   20 12th  
    Notes: flock wintering north of Alameda Bridge
Ring-necked Pheasant   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
Sandhill Crane   Most Times   20 2nd  
Spotted Towhee   Most Times   2 2nd  
Western Scrub-Jay   Once or Twice   1 2nd  
White-breasted Nuthatch   A Few Times   1 7th  
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Time   10 2nd  
White-winged Dove   Once or Twice   2 8th  
Wood Duck   A Few Times   1 2nd