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2008 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 32,756       8      
Ross's Goose 115       3      
Cackling Goose 20       1      
Canada Goose 2,817       35      
Wood Duck 106       5      
Gadwall 136       9      
American Wigeon 2,207       18      
Mallard 799       45      
Cinnamon Teal 33       2      
Northern Shoveler 1,646       15      
Northern Pintail 642       8      
Green-winged Teal 339       12      
Canvasback 121       6      
Redhead 454       7      
Ring-necked Duck 165       15      
Lesser Scaup 105       6      
Bufflehead 72       9      
Common Goldeneye 88       4      
Hooded Merganser 5       3      
Common Merganser 571       9      
Red-breasted Merganser 8       1      
Ruddy Duck 64       5      
Scaled Quail 306       32      
Gambel's Quail 1,080       55      
Ring-necked Pheasant 36       15      
Wild Turkey 142       10      
Pied-billed Grebe 45       5      
Eared Grebe 2       1      
Western Grebe 133       5      
Clark's Grebe 4       1      
Neotropic Cormorant 22       5      
Double-crested Cormorant 40       3      
American White Pelican 61       8      
Great Blue Heron 30       16      
Great Egret 2       1      
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2       1      
Bald Eagle 29       16      
Northern Harrier 56       34      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 39       33      
Cooper's Hawk 62       54      
Northern Goshawk 3       3      
Red-tailed Hawk 131       63      
Ferruginous Hawk 4       3      
Rough-legged Hawk 1       1      
Golden Eagle 1       1      
American Kestrel 80       41      
Merlin 9       8      
Peregrine Falcon 1       1      
Prairie Falcon 9       8      
American Coot 873       26      
Sandhill Crane 8,637       30      
Killdeer 16       7      
Spotted Sandpiper 1       1      
Greater Yellowlegs 2       2      
Least Sandpiper 28       2      
Long-billed Dowitcher 19       2      
Wilson's Snipe 1       1      
Bonaparte's Gull 13       1      
Ring-billed Gull 1,035       19      
California Gull 1       1      
Herring Gull 14       3      
Thayer's Gull 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 1,939       117      
Eurasian Collared-Dove 641       126      
White-winged Dove 2,035       216      
Mourning Dove 1,647       186      
Inca Dove 205       46      
Greater Roadrunner 85       59      
Western Screech-Owl 5       5      
Whiskered Screech-Owl 1       1      
Great Horned Owl 16       9      
Northern Pygmy-Owl 1       1      
Burrowing Owl 2       1      
Northern Saw-whet Owl 2       1      
Belted Kingfisher 6       6      
Lewis's Woodpecker 16       12      
Red-headed Woodpecker 1       1      
Acorn Woodpecker 28       12      
Gila Woodpecker 2       1      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1       1      
Red-naped Sapsucker 6       5      
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 87       70      
Downy Woodpecker 71       51      
Hairy Woodpecker 64       46      
Arizona Woodpecker 6       1      
Northern Flicker 330       183      
Black Phoebe 12       7      
Eastern Phoebe 2       2      
Say's Phoebe 48       35      
Western Kingbird 1       1      
Loggerhead Shrike 19       10      
Hutton's Vireo 1       1      
Gray Jay 2       1      
Pinyon Jay 993       32      
Steller's Jay 323       75      
Blue Jay 28       9      
Western Scrub-Jay 435       139      
Black-billed Magpie 140       39      
Clark's Nutcracker 5       3      
American Crow 3,653       139      
Chihuahuan Raven 125       20      
Common Raven 743       159      
Horned Lark 107       12      
Black-capped Chickadee 94       36      
Mountain Chickadee 521       201      
Bridled Titmouse 3       2      
Juniper Titmouse 52       21      
Verdin 11       7      
Bushtit 783       85      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 73       54      
White-breasted Nuthatch 209       108      
Pygmy Nuthatch 129       24      
Brown Creeper 22       17      
Cactus Wren 34       16      
Rock Wren 4       3      
Canyon Wren 2       1      
Bewick's Wren 22       19      
House Wren 1       1      
Marsh Wren 5       4      
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher 14       3      
American Dipper 1       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 51       42      
Eastern Bluebird 10       2      
Western Bluebird 287       54      
Mountain Bluebird 99       23      
Townsend's Solitaire 32       20      
Hermit Thrush 11       7      
Rufous-backed Robin 2       2      
American Robin 957       154      
Northern Mockingbird 27       18      
Sage Thrasher 7       4      
Brown Thrasher 1       1      
Bendire's Thrasher 4       3      
Curve-billed Thrasher 177       108      
Crissal Thrasher 13       8      
European Starling 1,147       92      
American Pipit 22       3      
Phainopepla 3       2      
Chestnut-collared Longspur 291       2      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 120       40      
Green-tailed Towhee 4       4      
Spotted Towhee 256       136      
Rufous-crowned Sparrow 65       12      
Canyon Towhee 300       147      
Cassin's Sparrow 8       1      
American Tree Sparrow 112       10      
Chipping Sparrow 65       13      
Brewer's Sparrow 6       2      
Vesper Sparrow 6       2      
Black-throated Sparrow 73       17      
Sage Sparrow 13       4      
Lark Bunting 20       1      
Savannah Sparrow 31       2      
Fox Sparrow 2       1      
Song Sparrow 155       40      
Lincoln's Sparrow 1       1      
White-throated Sparrow 17       8      
White-crowned Sparrow 1,376       167      
Dark-eyed Junco 5,438       421      
Northern Cardinal 6       4      
Pyrrhuloxia 78       32      
Red-winged Blackbird 3,537       69      
Eastern Meadowlark 13       4      
Western Meadowlark 187       31      
Yellow-headed Blackbird 35       1      
Brewer's Blackbird 125       9      
Common Grackle 52       4      
Great-tailed Grackle 883       43      
Brown-headed Cowbird 103       2      
Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch 96       4      
Black Rosy-Finch 36       2      
Brown-capped Rosy-Finch 211       4      
Pine Grosbeak 2       1      
Cassin's Finch 1,133       147      
House Finch 4,756       398      
Red Crossbill 19       6      
Pine Siskin 1,472       172      
Lesser Goldfinch 769       118      
American Goldfinch 943       88      
Evening Grosbeak 56       5      
House Sparrow 3,761       271      
Total 101,536             

A total of 181 species were reported.

See list of localities in New Mexico with reports.

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