NM Wild Birds

Monthly Observations for Yard and Bosque

*** Obsevations were recorded for the period of January 2007 through December 2012 ***

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 April 2012

Total Number of Backyard Species identified in April is 16.
Scroll down for Bosque Sightings.

Species Seen
on
ave. # at
a time
Date 1st
Seen
American Goldfinch   Once or Twice   1 23rd  
American Robin   Half the Time   1 1st  
Bewick's Wren   A Few Days   1 1st  
Black-chinned Hummingbird   Once or Twice   1 16th  
Black-headed Grosbeak   A Few Days   1 20th  
Bushtit   Once or Twice   2 1st  
Downy Woodpecker   Every Day   12 1st  
European Starling   Once or Twice   8 2nd  
Hairy Woodpecker   A Few Days   1 1st  
House Finch   Every Day   6 1st  
House Sparrow   Every Day   4 1st  
Ladder-backed Woodpecker   Every Day   2 1st  
Lesser Goldfinch   Every Day   6 1st  
Ruby-crowned Kinglet   Once or Twice   1 16th  
Spotted Towhee   Every Day   2 1st  
Summer Tanager   A Few Days   1 27th  

Bosque Sightings for April 2012

Total Number of Bosque Species identified in April 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   Every Time   6 16th  
Ash-throated Flycatcher   Once or Twice   4 23rd  
Barn Swallow   A Few Times   10 16th  
Belted Kingfisher   Once or Twice   1 16th  
Bewick's Wren   Every Time   6 16th  
Black Phoebe   Most Times   2 16th  
Black-capped Chickadee   A Few Times   1 16th  
Black-headed Grosbeak   Once or Twice   1 25th  
Canada Goose   Every Time   10 16th  
Cinnamon Teal   A Few Times   2 16th  
    Notes: RGNC
Cliff Swallow   Once or Twice   30 30th  
Downy Woodpecker   Once or Twice   1 24th  
Eastern Bluebird   A Few Times   2 16th  
Gadwall   Half the Time   6 16th  
    Notes: RGNC
Great Blue Heron   Once or Twice   1 20th  
Killdeer   Once or Twice   1 16th  
Mallard   Every Time   8 16th  
Northern Rough-winged Swallow   Once or Twice   10 16th  
Pied-billed Grebe   Most Times   2 16th  
    Notes: RGNC
Red-winged Blackbird   A Few Times   4 16th  
Redhead   Once or Twice   1 16th  
    Notes: RGNC
Ring-necked Duck   Most Times   4 16th  
    Notes: RGNC
Ring-necked Pheasant   A Few Times   1 20th  
Say's Phoebe   A Few Times   1 16th  
Snowy Egret   Once or Twice   1 20th  
Spotted Towhee   Every Time   4 16th  
Summer Tanager   Once or Twice   1 23rd  
White-breasted Nuthatch   Most Times   4 16th  
White-crowned Sparrow   Half the Time   10 16th  
Wood Duck   Half the Time   2 16th