Los Luceros Historic Site

Important Bird Area

 Ornithological Summary

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.

Click the links below to learn more about the birds that call Los Luceros home:

Mountain Bluebird


Plumbeous Vireo

Red-naped Sapsucker

Townsend's Solitaire

Bald Eagle

White-faced Ibis

Bank Swallow

Williamson's Sapsucker

Black-throated Gray Warbler

Wood Duck

Cordilleran Flycatcher

Virginia's Warbler

American Dipper

Western Bluebird

Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Grace's Warbler

Gray Flycatcher

Green-tailed Towhee

Lewis's Woodpecker

MacGillivray's Warbler

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