Los Luceros Historic Site
Important Bird Area
During the period (2001-present) 152 bird species have been observed at this IBA. Of most significance is the number of Lewis's Woodpecker on the property (21 birds encountered on average). Additionally, Wood Ducks are year round residents and are breeding on the property, Bald Eagles and Dippers are winter residents and Bank Swallows, unusual in the area, have been seen along the Rio Grande at this location.
Additional species of conservation concern that have been seen at Los Luceros include: American Dipper, Black-throated Gray Warbler, Clark's Nutcracker, Cordilleran Flycatcher, Eastern Bluebird, Grace's Warbler, Gray Flycatcher, Green-tailed Towhee, MacGillivray's Warbler, Osprey, Pinon Jay, Plumbeous Vireo, Prairie Falcon, Red-naped Sapsucker, Sage Thrasher, Virginia's Warbler, Williamson's Sapsucker, and Yellow-billed Cuckoo.