Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Birds Seen in Aldea

Listed below are birds that have been observed in the Aldea de Santa Fe area by members of the birding group. 
 





Aldea Birding Group
Birds Seen in Aldea
As of October 16, 2018— 104 species
 
 
 
Organized taxonomically by Family and Species
o   indicates the species seen in each Family
   
 













QUAIL
o   Scaled Quail

AMERICAN VULTURES
o   Turkey Vulture

KITES, EAGLES, HAWKS
o   Bald Eagle 
o   Osprey  
o   Northern Harrier  
o   Sharp-shinned Hawk
o   Cooper’s Hawk
o   Red-tailed Hawk
o   Ferruginous Hawk
o   Northern Goshawk

CARACARAS, FALCONS
o   Merlin

CRANES
o   Sandhill Crane—flying overhead, calling
 
PIGEONS, DOVES
o   Rock Pigeon  
o   Eurasian Collared-Dove
o   White-winged Dove
o   Mourning Dove
 
CUCKOOS, ROADRUNNERS, ANIS
o   Greater Roadrunner

TYPICAL OWLS
o   Western Screech Owl
o   Great Horned Owl
o   Northern Pygmy-Owl

NIGHTHAWKS, NIGHTJARS
o   Common Nighthawk

HUMMINGBIRDS
o   Black-chinned Hummingbird
o   Calliope Hummingbird
o   Broad-tailed Hummingbird
o   Rufous Hummingbird
o   Broad-billed Hummingbird (very rare;
      Female, seen from mid Oct- early Dec 2016)

WOODPECKERS
o   Williamson’s Sapsucker
o   Ladder-backed Woodpecker
o   Downy Woodpecker  
o   Hairy Woodpecker
o   Northern Flicker
         Yellow-shafted
         Red-shafted

TYRANT FLYCATCHERS
o   Cordilleran Flycatcher
o   Olive-sided Flycatcher
o   Western Wood-Pewee
o   Say’s Phoebe
o   Ash-throated Flycatcher
o   Cassin’s Kingbird  
o   Western Kingbird
 
SHRIKES
o   Loggerhead Shrike

VIREOS
o   Plumbeous Vireo

JAYS, MAGPIES, CROWS
o   Stellar’s Jay
o   Pinyon Jay  
o   Woodhouse Scrub-Jay  
o   Black-billed Magpie
o   American Crow
o   Common Raven

LARKS
o   Horned Lark

SWALLOWS
o   Violet-green Swallow
o   Northern Rough-winged Swallow
o   Barn Swallow

TITMICE
o   Black-capped Chickadee
o   Mountain Chickadee  
o   Juniper Titmouse

BUSHTITS
o   Bushtit
 
NUTHACHES
o   Red-breasted Nuthatch
o   White-breasted Nuthatch

WRENS
o   Bewick’s Wren
o   House Wren
 
GNATCATCHERS
o   Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
 
KINGLETS
o   Ruby-crowned Kinglet

THRUSHES
o   Western Bluebird
o   Mountain Bluebird
o   Townsend’s Solitaire  
o   Hermit Thrush  
o   American Robin
 
MOCKINGBIRDS, THRASHERS
o   Northern Mockingbird
o   Sage Thrasher
o   Curve-billed Thrasher
 
 WAXWINGS
o   Cedar Waxwing

WOOD-WARBLERS
o   Northern Waterthrush
o   Orange-crowned Warbler
o   Nashville Warbler
o   Virginia’s Warbler  
o   MacGillivray’s Warbler
o   Yellow Warbler
o   Townsend's Warbler
o   Yellow-rumped Warbler  
          Myrtle
    Audubon
o   Wilson’s Warbler

SPARROWS
o   Green-tailed Towhee  
o   Spotted Towhee  
o   Canyon Towhee
o   Chipping Sparrow  
o   Brewer’s Sparrow
o   Vesper Sparrow
o   Lark Sparrow  
o   Lincoln’s Sparrow
o   White-throated Sparrow
o   White-crowned Sparrow
o   Dark-eyed Junco
           Slate-colored
           Oregon
           Pink-sided
          Grey-headed
 
TANAGERS, CARDINALS, GROSBEAKS
o   Western Tanager  
o   Black-headed Grosbeak
o   Lazuli Bunting

BLACKBIRDS, ORIOLES
o   Red-winged Blackbird
o   Brewer’s Blackbird
o   Brown-headed Cowbird 
o   Bullock’s Oriole

FINCHES
o   Cassin’s Finch
o   House Finch
o   Red Crossbill
o   Pine Siskin
o   Lesser Goldfinch
o   American Goldfinch  
o   Evening Grosbeak

OLD WORLD SPARROWS
o   House Sparrow

 Note:  Names and sequences of families and species conform to the American OrnithologistsUnions Check-list of North American Birds, 7th Edition (1998) as amended through its 52nd Supplement (July 2011). The list is based on decisions of the New Mexico Bird Records Committee through July 2012.