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2002 Birding

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Rio Grande Nature Center
duckpond only

November 9, 2002
Total: 10 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Bufflehead
American Coot

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Rio Grande Nature Center

October 9, 2002
Total: 31 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
American Wigeon
Ring-necked Duck
Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
American Coot
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Barn Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
American Goldfinch

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Silver Falls Conference Center
Silverton, Oregon

September 20-22, 2002
Total: 10 sightings and soundings

Ruffed Grouse
Northern Flicker
Pileated Woodpecker (life list)
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Chestnut-backed Chickadee (life list)
Winter Wren
American Robin
Varied Thrush
Dark-eyed Junco

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Corrales Bosque and points north
walk with Thursday Birders lead by Rebecca Gracey

September 19, 2002
Total: 34 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Canada Goose
Mallard
Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Killdeer (Tramway & 2 St, diversion channel)
Spotted Sandpiper (Tramway & 2 St, diversion channel)
Least Sandpiper (Tramway & 2 St, diversion channel)
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Lewis's Woodpecker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Empid - maybe Willow Flycatcher
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (Tramway & 2 St, diversion channel)
Barn Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
Black-billed Magpie
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
MacGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Western Tanager
Spotted Towhee
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by David

September 15, 2002
Total: 29 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
American Wigeon
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Northern Harrier
Cooper's Hawk
American Kestrel
American Coot
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Calliope Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Rufous-backed Robin
MacGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Green-tailed Towhee
Spotted Towhee
Red-winged Blackbird
Lesser Goldfinch

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Isleta Marsh & Points South
walk with Thursday Birders lead by Sylvia Chattin

September 12, 2002
Total: 29 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Great Blue Heron
Snowy Egret (Los Lunas)
Cattle Egret (Los Lunas)
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Turkey Vulture
American Kestrel
Virginia Rail (life list)
Sora
Killdeer
Lesser Yellowlegs
Solitary Sandpiper
Spotted Sandpiper
Wilson's Phalarope (life list)
Rock Dove (Los Lunas)
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Belted Kingfisher
Lewis's Woodpecker (Los Lunas River Park)
Downy Woodpecker (Los Lunas River Park)
Northern Flicker (Los Lunas River Park)
Black Phoebe (Los Lunas)
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
American Robin
European Starling
Common Yellowthroat
Red-winged Blackbird

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by Hal Wagnon

September 8, 2002
Total: 36 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Green Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
American Wigeon
Turkey Vulture
Sharp-shinned Hawk
American Kestrel
American Coot
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Dusky Flycatcher (life list)
Gray Flycatcher (life list)
Black Phoebe
Western Kingbird
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
House Wren
MacGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Blue Grosbeak
Painted Bunting (life list)
Green-tailed Towhee
Canyon Towhee
Brewer's Sparrow
Bullock's Oriole
Lesser Goldfinch

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Otero and Hondo Canyons
walk with Thursday Birders lead by Rebecca Gracey

September 5, 2002
Total: 13 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Band-tailed Pigeon
Williamson's Sapsucker (Otero)
Olive-sided Flycatcher (Otero)
Western Wood-Pewee
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Mountain Chickadee
Juniper Titmouse
Bushtit
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Townsend's Solitaire
American Robin
Warbling Vireo

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Sandia Crest - La Luz Trail cutoff

September 1, 2002
Total: 12 sightings and soundings

Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Steller's Jay
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Dark-eyed Junco

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by Ken Schneider

August 31, 2002
Total: 31 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Green Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
American Wigeon
American Kestrel
American Coot
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Hairy Woodpecker
Western Wood-Pewee
Say's Phoebe
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Orange-crowned Warbler (life list)
Yellow Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Summer Tanager
Western Tanager
Green-tailed Towhee
Brewer's Sparrow
Bullock's Oriole
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch

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Rio Grande Nature Center

June 22, 2002
Total: 25 sightings and soundings

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Turkey Vulture
American Coot
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Crow
White-breasted Nuthatch
European Starling
Summer Tanager
Blue Grosbeak
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch
House Sparrow

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by Sei Tokuda

June 16, 2002
Total: 32 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Spotted Towhee
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch
House Sparrow

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by Ken Schneider

June 1, 2002
Total: 26 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Ring-necked Pheasant
Killdeer
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Western Wood-Pewee
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Blue Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center
walk lead by Doris Robertson and RGNC Herbfest

May 11, 2002
Total: 34 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Ring-necked Duck
American Kestrel
American Coot
Killdeer
Solitary Sandpiper
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Great Horned Owl
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Bushtit
Bewick's Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
MacGillivray's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Green-tailed Towhee
Great-tailed Grackle
House Finch
House Sparrow

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CNMAS Field Trip - Los Lunas & Belen
Lead by Chris Rustay

April 28, 2002
Total: 43 sightings (there are more birds on "official" list)

Double-crested Cormorant
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
White-faced Ibis
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Harrier
Cooper's Hawk
Swainson's Hawk (life list)
American Kestrel
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt (life list)
Solitary Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Common Snipe
Rock Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Downy Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Violet-green Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Bewick's Wren
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Summer Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Brewer's Blackbird
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center

April 27, 2002
Total: 31 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
Ring-necked Pheasant
American Coot
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Great Horned Owl
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Summer Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle

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Rio Grande Nature Center

April 20, 2002
Total: 24 sightings

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Ring-necked Duck
Bufflehead
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper's Hawk
American Coot
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Black Phoebe
Tree Swallow
American Crow
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Wilson's Warbler
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Common Grackle

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Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
A walk with Clara Pecoraro (my sister)

April 8, 2002
Total: 28 sightings

Glossy Ibis (life list)
Mute Swan
Brant
Canada Goose
American Black Duck
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Bufflehead
Ruddy Duck
Osprey
Herring Gull
Mourning Dove
Eastern Phoebe
Tree Swallow
American Crow
Fish Crow
Brown Creeper
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Northern Cardinal
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
House Finch
American Goldfinch

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Central Park Ramble, New York City
A walk with Starr Sapphire & Leonore Swenson - advertised by NYCAS

April 3, 2002
Total: 42 sightings (there are more birds on the "official" list)

Double-crested Cormorant
Mute Swan
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Bufflehead
Hooded Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Red-headed Woodpecker (life list)
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Phoebe
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
American Robin
European Starling
Northern Cardinal
Eastern Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Fox Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow (life list)
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

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Central Park North End, New York City
A walk with Starr Sapphire - advertised by NYCAS

April 2, 2002
Total: 39 sightings (there are more birds on the "official" list)

Double-crested Cormorant
Canada Goose
Mallard
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
Turkey Vulture
American Kestrel
Ring-necked Pheasant
Ring-billed Gull
Herring Gull
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Red-bellied Woodpecker (life list)
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
Downy Woodpecker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Eastern Phoebe
Tree Swallow
Northern Rough-winged Swallow (life list)
Blue Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
Golden-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Northern Cardinal
Eastern Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Common Grackle
House Finch
American Goldfinch
House Sparrow

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CNMAS Field Trip to Elena Gallegos-Domingo Baca Canyon
At Sandia Foothills
Lead by Nick Vaughn

March 24, 2002
Total: 13 sightings and soundings (there are more birds on the "official" list)

Western Scrub-Jay
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
Juniper Titmouse
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Western Bluebird
Townsend's Solitaire
American Robin
Crissal Thrasher (life list)
Dark-eyed Junco
Cassin's Finch
Pine Siskin

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Rio Grande Nature Center

February 28, 2002
Total: 32 sightings and soundings

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Cinnamon Teal
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Hermit Thrush
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird

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Rio Grande Nature Center

February 23, 2002
Bird Walk lead by Doris Robertson
Total: 27 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
Verdin
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco

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CNMAS Field Trip - Los Lunas & Belen
Lead by Chris Rustay, 20 participants

February 17, 2002
Total: 34 sightings (there are more birds on "official" list)

Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Canada Goose
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
Red-shouldered Hawk (life list)
Red-tailed Hawk
Ferruginous Hawk
American Kestrel
Ring-necked Pheasant
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Least Sandpiper
Rock Dove
Lewis's Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
American Crow
Common Raven
White-breasted Nuthatch
European Starling
Savannah Sparrow
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
House Finch
House Sparrow

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Rio Grande Nature Center

February 16, 2002
Total: 30 sightings

Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Redhead
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Ring-billed Gull
Mourning Dove
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Hermit Thrush
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center

February 4, 2002
Total: 29 sightings

Great Blue Heron
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Canvasback
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Common Merganser
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center

January 25, 2002
Total: 22 sightings

Great Blue Heron
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Canvasback
Ring-necked Duck
Lesser Scaup
Cooper's Hawk
American Coot
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
House Finch

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