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We went skiing in New Mexico this week, and while it was not a birding trip, I got lifers: Juniper Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, and Scaled Quail this week! But no photos, do to I was on a ski lift for the first two, and going 75 MPH for the last. Also....

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18 minutes ago, Kevin said:

We went skiing in New Mexico this week, and while it was not a birding trip, I got lifers: Juniper Titmouse, Black-capped Chickadee, and Scaled Quail this week! But no photos, do to I was on a ski lift for the first two, and going 75 MPH for the last. Also....

 

16 minutes ago, Kevin said:

Mountain Chickadee - a bird I've always wanted to see!

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13 minutes ago, Kevin said:

Steller's Jay! Another favorite.

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10 minutes ago, Kevin said:

Pygmy Nuthatch! Almost didn't get a photo of these, had seen them going up the ski lift, but then I heard a flock literally moments before we left for the ride home. 

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9 minutes ago, Kevin said:

Common Merganser! Maybe not a great bird to some of you, but they are pretty hard to find in my part of the world.

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Nice!

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38 minutes ago, Kevin said:

Common Merganser! Maybe not a great bird to some of you, but they are pretty hard to find in my part of the world.

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Nice. I don’t se them often here at all, they’re pretty rare in my county and on the rest of the SoCal coast. 

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9 minutes ago, dragon49 said:

Red-cocaded Woodpecker.  Unfortunately, this was just beyond our county line, so I don't move up the county rankings.  Some birders heard these later in the county, but I'm not certain I did:

https://macaulaylibrary.org/asset/536586101

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Red-cockaded Woodpeckers are so cool! I have not seen one yet, but hope to later this year.

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