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 October 2012

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

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
Bewick's Wren   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Once or Twice   2 1st  
    Notes: one brief visit on the 1st, then not one more - took feeder down on the 7th.
Downy Woodpecker   Once or Twice   1 1st  
House Finch   Every Day   6 1st  
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   2 1st  
Mountain Chickadee   Once or Twice   1 16th  
Northern Flicker   Once or Twice   2 14th  
Spotted Towhee   A Few Days   1 1st  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Every Day   2 1st  
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Day   6 1st  

Bosque Sightings for October 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in October is 9.

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

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
Belted Kingfisher   A Few Times   1 1st  
Canada Goose   Every Time   20 1st  
Cooper's Hawk   Half the Time   2 1st  
Eastern Bluebird   Once or Twice   1 5th  
Mallard   Most Times   6 1st  
Northern Flicker   Most Times   2 1st  
Sandhill Crane   Once or Twice   8 8th  
    Notes: a few overhead
White-crowned Sparrow   Every Time   8 1st  
Wood Duck   A Few Times   1 1st