río embudo birds

Identification Practice for the
Dixon Christmas Bird Count


Species Recorded in 12 out of the 16 Years of the Count.

[These species represent 0.5% of all individuals counted over the 16 years.]

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English Name:
Genus species:
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Diurnal Raptors: Vultures, Eagles, Hawks and Falcons
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Accipiter striatus


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Woodpeckers
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Picoides scalaris


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Small woodpecker with distinctive black and white barring on its wings and back.

Male, with red crown, is pictured.

El Bosque
Chickadees and their Allies
Mountain Chickadee
Poecile gambeli


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Very similar to Black-capped Chickadee in appearance and vocalizations.

Mountain Chickadee has distinctive white eyebrow.

Sound: Fee-bee-bee instead of fee-bee.

Black on throat generally more extensive than shown here.

Photo: Dave Menke USFWS Oregon


Pot Creek, Talpa, NM
Thrushes and their Allies
Hermit Thrush
Catharus guttatus


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