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 August 2012

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

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
Bewick's Wren   A Few Days   1 4th  
Black-capped Chickadee   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Day   16 1st  
Broad-tailed Hummingbird   A Few Days   1 16th  
Cooper's Hawk   Once or Twice   1 20th  
House Finch   Every Day   6 1st  
House Sparrow   Every Day   8 1st  
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   6 1st  
Rufous Hummingbird   Every Day   3 1st  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Most Days   2 1st  

Bosque Sightings for August 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in August is 25.

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   A Few Times   4 10th  
Barn Swallow   A Few Times   4 10th  
Belted Kingfisher   Once or Twice   2 18th  
Bewick's Wren   Most Times   2 1st  
Black Phoebe   A Few Times   1 8th  
Black-capped Chickadee   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Every Time   6 1st  
Black-headed Grosbeak   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Blue Grosbeak   Every Time   8 1st  
Canada Goose   A Few Times   6 1st  
Cooper's Hawk   Most Times   2 1st  
Eastern Bluebird   Once or Twice   6 1st  
Lark Sparrow   Once or Twice   12 1st  
Mallard   Half the Time   6 1st  
Mourning Dove   Most Times   2 1st  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow   Once or Twice   8 17th  
Red-tailed Hawk   Once or Twice   1 29th  
Ring-necked Pheasant   Once or Twice   1 1st  
Say's Phoebe   Once or Twice   1 29th  
Snowy Egret   Once or Twice   1 17th  
Summer Tanager   Most Times   4 1st  
Swainson's Hawk   Once or Twice   1 13th  
Western Kingbird   Most Times   4 4th  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Most Times   4 1st  
Wilson's Warbler   Once or Twice   1 29th