Thursday, June 14, 2012

13 June 2012

I left Jarbidge on 12 June for my next study site in the Santa Rosa Mountains. I had a very good day recording 24 MacGillivray’s Warblers. A highlight for this study area was my first sighting of Chukars (see video below). The Chukar was introduced for hunting.

View of Paradise Valley from atop the Santa Rosa Mountains

Chukar video

Day-list: Nevada: Humboldt Co., Paradise Valley (Santa Rosa Mountains)

Turkey Vulture

Red-tailed Hawk

Swainson’s Hawk

Prairie Falcon

Mourning Dove

Eurasian Collared Dove

Common Nighthawk

Red-naped Sapsucker

Northern Flicker

Western Kingbird

Warbling Vireo

Northern Raven

Violet-green Swallow

Cliff Swallow

Barn Swallow

House Wren

Mountain Bluebird

Swainson’s Thrush

Hermit Thrush

American Robin

Orange-crowned Warbler

Yellow Warbler

Yellow-rumped Warbler

MacGillivray’s Warbler

Western Tanager

Green-tailed Towhee

Spotted Towhee

Song Sparrow

Dark-eyed Junco

Black-headed Grosbeak

Lazuli Bunting

Red-winged Blackbird
Western Meadowlark

Brown-headed Cowbird

Bullock’s Oriole

House Finch

Pine Siskin

Day-list: Nevada: Winnemuca Co., Sheldon NWR – Dufurrena Ponds

Canada Goose


Cinnamon Teal


Ruddy Duck

Black-crowned Night Heron

Northern Harrier

American Coot

American Avocet


Red-winged Blackbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird

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