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The greater roadrunner is the state bird of New Mexico. This list of birds of New Mexico are the species documented in the U.S. state of New Mexico and accepted by the New Mexico Bird Records Committee (NMBRC). As of January 2019, 546 species are included in the official list.


The greater roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus) was designated the official state bird of New Mexico in 1949. New Mexico also adopted a cartoon roadrunner as the official state litter-control mascot. All State Birds. Also called the chaparral bird, el correcaminos, and el paisano, the iconic roadrunner inhabits desert and shrubby country in ...


State Bird of New Mexico. New Mexico’s state bird is the Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus). Officially adopted March 16, 1949. It was adopted under the name “Chaparral Bird”. In Spanish, it is called “El Correcaminos”. The comical roadrunner prefers running to flying and has been clocked at speeds of 15 miles per hour.


New Mexico's checklist contains all the species of birds that have been verified by specimen, photograph, or audio recording in New Mexico and have been accepted as valid by the New Mexico Bird Records Committee.


Bird Sounds of NW New Mexico river stone ... Forest Birdsong - Relaxing Nature Sounds - Birds Chirping ... The Birds of Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. December ...


New Mexico Rare Bird Alert. You are no longer subscribed to this alert. Close. The report below shows observations of rare birds in New Mexico. Includes both unreviewed and reviewed/approved observations. Subscribe to this alert. Edit Alert Frequency. Send alerts... daily. hourly. Save Cancel.


New Mexico, right next door, has one of the highest species lists in the nation. It encompasses birds that dwell in desert scrub, riparian woodland, and high-elevation coniferous forest, among other habitats. New Mexico also claims one of the true can’t-miss destinations of North America.


New! The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish announces the completion and approval of its White-tailed Ptarmigan Recovery Plan. It can also be obtained by contacting the Department’s recovery coordinator, John Bulger, at 505-476-8106 or john.bulger@state.nm.us.. White-tailed Ptarmigan Recovery Plan


New subspecies range maps for this bird will be available in the next iBird update at which time we will retire the Thayer’s Gull as it’s own species. Eastern Whip-poor-will Throat is black; eyebrows and neckband are white.


Photographs of local new mexico birds. These pages include photographs of birds I've been taking since June 2004, in the backyard in the Sandia foothills, up in the Sandias, along the Rio Grande, other places in New Mexico, and a few from trips elsewhere in the country.