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2006 Results: New Mexico

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

See list of localities in New Mexico with reports.


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 937       7      
Ross's Goose 186       1      
Cackling Goose 13       3      
Canada Goose 653       18      
Wood Duck 72       7      
Gadwall 247       22      
Eurasian Wigeon 2       2      
American Wigeon 1,673       28      
Mallard 1,287       53      
Blue-winged Teal 1       1      
Cinnamon Teal 35       8      
Northern Shoveler 1,061       21      
Northern Pintail 466       14      
Green-winged Teal 521       25      
Canvasback 22       7      
Redhead 37       6      
Ring-necked Duck 97       14      
Lesser Scaup 20       6      
Bufflehead 60       11      
Common Goldeneye 54       6      
Hooded Merganser 11       4      
Common Merganser 106       12      
Red-breasted Merganser 3       1      
Ruddy Duck 107       9      
Scaled Quail 388       40      
Gambel's Quail 1,156       52      
Northern Bobwhite 21       1      
Ring-necked Pheasant 32       13      
Wild Turkey 2       1      
Pacific Loon 2       1      
Common Loon 3       2      
Pied-billed Grebe 28       11      
Eared Grebe 2       2      
Western Grebe 3,001       3      
Clark's Grebe 12       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 16       3      
Double-crested Cormorant 32       2      
American White Pelican 48       5      
Great Blue Heron 30       14      
Great Egret 2       2      
Green Heron 1       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       2      
White-faced Ibis 1       1      
Osprey 1       1      
Bald Eagle 10       8      
Northern Harrier 35       25      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 28       27      
Cooper's Hawk 48       43      
Northern Goshawk 2       2      
Harris's Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 72       56      
Ferruginous Hawk 1       1      
Golden Eagle 2       2      
American Kestrel 72       46      
Merlin 2       2      
Prairie Falcon 5       5      
Sora 2       2      
American Coot 469       18      
Sandhill Crane 3,350       41      
Killdeer 119       34      
American Avocet 8       1      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 19       5      
Least Sandpiper 74       4      
Dunlin 1       1      
Long-billed Dowitcher 130       3      
Wilson's Snipe 5       5      
Mew Gull 1       1      
Ring-billed Gull 833       18      
California Gull 11       3      
Herring Gull 14       5      
Glaucous Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,768       108      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 393       93      
White-winged Dove 3,613       174      
Mourning Dove 1,041       184      
Inca Dove 203       36      
Ruddy Ground-Dove 1       1      
Greater Roadrunner 79       58      
Western Screech-Owl 4       4      
Great Horned Owl 4       3      
Burrowing Owl 2       1      
Long-eared Owl 1       1      
Anna's Hummingbird 1       1      
Costa's Hummingbird 1       1      
Rufous Hummingbird 1       1      
Broad-billed Hummingbird 3       3      
Belted Kingfisher 15       14      
Lewis's Woodpecker 8       6      
Acorn Woodpecker 14       10      
Gila Woodpecker 4       2      
Williamson's Sapsucker 10       4      
Red-naped Sapsucker 4       3      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 79       64      
Downy Woodpecker 77       49      
Hairy Woodpecker 54       30      
Northern Flicker 325       194      
Black Phoebe 72       14      
Eastern Phoebe 3       3      
Say's Phoebe 74       53      
Vermilion Flycatcher 4       2      
Loggerhead Shrike 24       16      
Northern Shrike 1       1      
Gray Jay 24       3      
Pinyon Jay 762       40      
Steller's Jay 116       28      
Blue Jay 36       17      
Western Scrub-Jay 470       171      
Black-billed Magpie 79       29      
Clark's Nutcracker 6       4      
American Crow 946       114      
Chihuahuan Raven 197       33      
Common Raven 611       171      
Horned Lark 1,298       25      
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 11       4      
Tree Swallow 20       1      
Violet-green Swallow 7       2      
Black-capped Chickadee 105       27      
Mountain Chickadee 322       126      
Bridled Titmouse 4       1      
Juniper Titmouse 127       58      
Verdin 19       13      
Bushtit 690       73      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 24       14      
White-breasted Nuthatch 117       64      
Pygmy Nuthatch 124       20      
Brown Creeper 25       15      
Cactus Wren 35       20      
Rock Wren 10       7      
Canyon Wren 4       4      
Bewick's Wren 32       29      
House Wren 5       4      
Marsh Wren 7       4      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 8       2      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 98       57      
Eastern Bluebird 26       5      
Western Bluebird 1,299       143      
Mountain Bluebird 1,074       58      
Townsend's Solitaire 55       28      
Hermit Thrush 33       27      
American Robin 6,193       282      
Northern Mockingbird 32       31      
Sage Thrasher 369       75      
Brown Thrasher 5       4      
Bendire's Thrasher 2       1      
Curve-billed Thrasher 164       113      
Crissal Thrasher 19       15      
European Starling 6,002       118      
American Pipit 153       5      
Cedar Waxwing 25       10      
Phainopepla 6       4      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 67       4      
McCown's Longspur 2       2      
Orange-crowned Warbler 6       5      
MacGillivray's Warbler 1       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 144       37      
Green-tailed Towhee 11       11      
Spotted Towhee 216       110      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 5       5      
Canyon Towhee 330       151      
Cassin's Sparrow 5       2      
American Tree Sparrow 45       5      
Chipping Sparrow 104       21      
Brewer's Sparrow 316       10      
Black-chinned Sparrow 23       3      
Vesper Sparrow 36       2      
Black-throated Sparrow 148       22      
Sage Sparrow 10       3      
Lark Bunting 146       3      
Savannah Sparrow 88       11      
Song Sparrow 110       32      
Lincoln's Sparrow 23       16      
Swamp Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 7       5      
Harris's Sparrow 1       1      
White-crowned Sparrow 2,462       201      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,121       408      
Northern Cardinal 4       3      
Pyrrhuloxia 88       33      
Red-winged Blackbird 2,956       80      
Eastern Meadowlark 22       4      
Western Meadowlark 419       53      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 52       5      
Brewer's Blackbird 290       10      
Common Grackle 21       2      
Great-tailed Grackle 1,182       67      
Brown-headed Cowbird 24       4      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 14       5      
Black Rosy-Finch 67       4      
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch 39       6      
Pine Grosbeak 2       1      
Cassin's Finch 320       55      
House Finch 5,660       465      
Red Crossbill 9       1      
Pine Siskin 1,923       131      
Lesser Goldfinch 514       100      
American Goldfinch 623       80      
House Sparrow 5,117       279      
Total 76,223             

A total of 200 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Mexico with reports.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.