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2003 Birding

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Ladd S. Gordon Waterfowl Management Complex
Bernardo, NM

December 26, 2003
Total: 16 sightings and soundings

Snow Goose
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler
Northern Harrier
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Common Raven
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
American Goldfinch

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Bosque del Apache NWR
Festival of the Cranes
Phil Norton Photograpy Blind

November 22, 2003
Total: 14 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Mallard
Northern Shoveler
Hooded Merganser
Ruddy Duck
American Coot
Long-billed Dowitcher
Common Raven
Red-winged Blackbird

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Bosque del Apache NWR
lead by Mary Lou Arthur of Thursday Birders

October 23, 2003
Total: 38 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Neotropic Cormorant
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Snowy Egret
Snow Goose
Ross's Goose
Canada Goose
Green-winged Teal
Northern Pintail
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Canvasback
Turkey Vulture
Northern Harrier
Northern Goshawk (lifelist)
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Least Sandpiper
Long-billed Dowitcher
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Common Raven
Verdin
American Pipit
Loggerhead Shrike
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Eastern Towhee
Song Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark

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"Belen Marsh" -Exit 195, behind Pizza Hut/Taco Bell
lead by Rebecca Gracey of Thursday Birders

September 18, 2003
Total: 21 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Snowy Egret
White-faced Ibis
Mallard
Blue-winged Teal
Cinnamon Teal (seen at Isleta Marsh)
Northern Shoveler
Gadwall
Ruddy Duck
American Coot
Killdeer
Greater Yellowlegs
Baird's Sandpiper (lifelist - seen at Isleta Marsh)
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Burrowing Owl
Barn Swallow
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch

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Sandias - Cienega Canyon
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

September 17, 2003
Total: 19 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Northern Flicker
Steller's Jay
Pinyon Jay
Common Raven (seen at Capulin after)
Mountain Chickadee
Bushtit
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Pygmy Nuthatch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet (seen at Capulin after)
Hermit Thrush (seen at Capulin after)
Plumbeous Vireo
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill (seen at Capulin after)

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Corrales bosque
CNMAS bird walk lead by Sei Tokuda

September 6, 2003
Total: 25 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Mallard
Cooper's Hawk
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Downy Woodpecker
Western Wood-Pewee
Black Phoebe
Western Kingbird
Barn Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Plumbeous Vireo
Virginia's Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Chipping Sparrow
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch

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Sandia Crest
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

September 3, 2003
Total: 22 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Cooper's Hawk
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Steller's Jay
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
House Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Hermit Thrush
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Green-tailed Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill

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Sandias - Capulin Spring
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

August 20, 2003
Total: 20 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk (after walk)
Band-tailed Pigeon
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Western Wood-Pewee
Steller's Jay
Common Raven (after walk)
Mountain Chickadee
Bushtit (after walk)
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Hermit Thrush
Plumbeous Vireo
Virginia's Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Wilson's Warbler
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill
Pine Siskin

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Rio Grande Nature Center
bird walk lead by Doris Robertson

August 17, 2003
Total: 36 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cooper's Hawk
American Coot (after walk)
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Western Wood-Pewee
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe (after walk)
Western Kingbird
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Yellow Warbler (after walk)
Wilson's Warbler
Western Tanager (after walk)
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Western Meadowlark (after walk)
Bullock's Oriole (after walk)
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch

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Sabino Canyon Open Space Survey
lead by Rebecca Gracey of Thursday Birders

August 14, 2003
Total: 22 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Red-tailed Hawk
Mourning Dove
Rufous Hummingbird
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Say's Phoebe
Barn Swallow
Western Scrub-Jay
Pinyon Jay
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
Juniper Titmouse
White-breasted Nuthatch
Plumbeous Vireo
Warbling Vireo
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Lazuli Bunting
Spotted Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Lark Sparrow

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Sandias - Capulin Spring

August 13, 2003
Total: 9 sightings and soundings

Band-tailed Pigeon
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
Virginia's Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill
Lesser Goldfinch

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Sandia Crest
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

August 13, 2003
Total: 26 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Red-tailed Hawk
Peregrine Falcon
Band-tailed Pigeon
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Steller's Jay
Clark's Nutcracker
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Brown Creeper
House Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Warbling Vireo
Orange-crowned Warbler
Virginia's Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Townsend's Warbler
Green-tailed Towhee
Chipping Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red Crossbill (life list -seen at 10K Trailhead before bird walk)

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Southeastern Arizona Trip, Aug. 9-10, 2003

With Beth, Ryan, Raymond & Mimi (including Kenn & Lynn Kaufman)

South Fork Cave Creek (USFS), AZ

August 9, 2003
Total: 29 sightings and soundings

Turkey Vulture
Gambel's Quail
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Violet-crowned Hummingbird (lifelist)
Blue-throated Hummingbird (lifelist)
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Elegant Trogon (lifelist)
Acorn Woodpecker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Sulphur-bellied Flycatcher (lifelist)
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
Mexican Jay (lifelist)
Brown Creeper
Cactus Wren
American Robin
Plumbeous Vireo
Hutton's Vireo (lifelist)
Grace's Warbler
Red-faced Warbler (lifelist)
Painted Redstart (lifelist)
Northern Cardinal
Canyon Towhee
Yellow-eyed Junco (lifelist)
Hooded Oriole (lifelist)
House Sparrow

Beatty's Orchard, AZ

August 9, 2003
Total: 10 sightings and soundings

Gray Hawk (lifelist)
Red-tailed Hawk
Broad-billed Hummingbird (lifelist)
White-eared Hummingbird (lifelist)
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Magnificent Hummingbird (lifelist)
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Rufous Hummingbird
Lesser Goldfinch

Ash Canyon B&B, AZ

August 9, 2003
Total: 11 sightings and soundings

White-winged Dove
Broad-billed Hummingbird
Berylline Hummingbird (lifelist)
Plain-capped Starthroat (lifelist)
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Anna's Hummingbird
Costa's Hummingbird (lifelist)
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Steller's Jay
House Finch
Lesser Goldfinch

Patagonia Roadside Rest Stop, AZ

August 10, 2003
Total: 13 sightings and soundings

Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
White-winged Dove
Violet-crowned Hummingbird
Black Phoebe
Cassin's Kingbird
Thick-billed Kingbird (lifelist)
Western Kingbird
Bridled Titmouse (lifelist)
Bewick's Wren
Yellow Warbler
Northern Cardinal
Lesser Goldfinch

Kino Springs (Tucson Audubon Society), AZ

August 10, 2003
Total: 13 sightings and soundings

White-winged Dove
Common Ground-Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo (lifelist)
Gila Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Vermilion Flycatcher (lifelist)
Tropical Kingbird (lifelist)
Cassin's Kingbird
Barn Swallow
Curve-billed Thrasher
Summer Tanager
Brown-headed Cowbird
Lesser Goldfinch

Patagonia Lake SP, AZ

August 10, 2003
Total: 5 sightings and soundings

Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Curve-billed Thrasher
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle

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Loma Ponderosa Open Space Survey
lead by Sylvia Chattin of Thursday Birders & Theresa Jansen (TJ) of Talking Talons

August 7, 2003
Total: 11 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Mourning Dove
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Western Wood-Pewee
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
Juniper Titmouse
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Plumbeous Vireo

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Sandias - Cienega Canyon
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

August 6, 2003
Total: 23 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Band-tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Red-naped Sapsucker
Hairy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Olive-sided Flycatcher
Western Wood-Pewee
Cordilleran Flycatcher
Steller's Jay
Mountain Chickadee
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Townsend's Solitaire
American Robin
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Western Tanager
Chipping Sparrow

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Sandias - Capulin Spring
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

July 30, 2003
Total: 9 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Band-tailed Pigeon
Steller's Jay
Mountain Chickadee
Red-breasted Nuthatch
White-breasted Nuthatch
Virginia's Warbler
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Dark-eyed Junco
Pine Siskin

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Bosque Trail at Paseo del Norte
bird walk with Thursday Birders
lead by Sally Burke

June 12, 2003
Total: 20 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Mallard
Turkey Vulture
Cooper's Hawk
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Bank Swallow (life list)
Cliff Swallow
American Crow
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Black-headed Grosbeak
Blue Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
House Finch
House Sparrow

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Rio Grande Nature Center
bird walk lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

June 7, 2003
Total: 29 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Green Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Gambel's Quail
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
Say's Phoebe
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Summer Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
House Sparrow

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Sandias - Cienega Canyon
Sandia Ranger Station bird walk
lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

June 4, 2003
Total: 17 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Cooper's Hawk
Band-tailed Pigeon
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Red-naped Sapsucker (life list)
Cordilleran Flycatcher
American Crow
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Robin
Warbling Vireo
Grace's Warbler
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
Dark-eyed Junco

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Rio Grande Nature Center Herbfest
bird walk lead by Hal Wagnon

May 18, 2003
Total: 26 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Gadwall
Ruddy Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Killdeer
Rock Dove
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Flicker
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Bushtit
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
Blue Grosbeak
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle

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Rio Grande Nature Center
bird walk lead by David Kilpatrick

May 11, 2003
Total: 32 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Ring-necked Duck
Turkey Vulture
Ring-necked Pheasant
Spotted Sandpiper (seen before walk)
Wilson's Phalarope (seen after walk)
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Chihuahuan Raven
Black-capped Chickadee
Bewick's Wren
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Western Tanager
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark
Great-tailed Grackle
American Goldfinch

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East Mountains - Ojito de San Antonio Open Space
bird walk lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider, and Andrew Rominger

May 8, 2003
Total: 10 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Band-tailed Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Broad-tailed Hummingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
American Crow
American Robin
Warbling Vireo
Virginia's Warbler
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee

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Sandia Mountains - Cienega Canyon

May 3, 2003
Total: 10 sightings and soundings

Steller's Jay
Common Raven
Mountain Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Plumbeous Vireo
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Grace's Warbler
Western Tanager
Pine Siskin

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Rio Grande Nature Center
bird walk lead by Ken & Mary Lou Schneider

May 3, 2003
Total: 29 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Gadwall
American Wigeon
Ring-necked Duck
Ring-necked Pheasant
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Northern Flicker
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Barn Swallow
American Crow
Chihuahuan Raven
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
European Starling
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Black-throated Gray Warbler
Black-headed Grosbeak
Spotted Towhee
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
American Goldfinch

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Rio Grande Nature Center
bird walk lead by Bill Dory

April 19, 2003
Total: 31 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Pied-billed Grebe
Great Blue Heron
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Mallard
Cinnamon Teal
Gadwall
Ring-necked Duck
Bufflehead
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
American Coot
Mourning Dove
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Northern Flicker (seen after walk)
Black Phoebe
Violet-green Swallow
Barn Swallow
Steller's Jay
American Crow
Black-capped Chickadee
White-breasted Nuthatch
Bewick's Wren
European Starling
Spotted Towhee
White-throated Sparrow (seen at feeder after walk)
White-crowned Sparrow
Red-winged Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
House Finch

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Bosque Trail at Paseo del Norte
bird walk with Thursday Birders
lead by Mary Lou Arthur

February 27, 2003
Total: 21 sightings and soundings (this may differ from "official" list)

Mallard
Gadwall
Bald Eagle
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Sandhill Crane
White-winged Dove
Northern Flicker
Black Phoebe
Steller's Jay
Western Scrub-Jay
American Crow
White-breasted Nuthatch
American Dipper
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
American Robin
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Spotted Towhee
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
House Finch

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Rio Grande Nature Center
duckpond & wetlands only

January 18, 2003
Total: 25 sightings and soundings

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
Green-winged Teal
Mallard
Gadwall
Canvasback
Ring-necked Duck
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Common Merganser
Ruddy Duck
Bald Eagle
American Coot
Sandhill Crane
Belted Kingfisher
Downy Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Mountain Chickadee
American Robin
Song Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle

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