Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

Sept. 18, 2006 – Waste Water

With over 2 inches of rain recorded Sunday, Waste Water caught some water and the shorebirds were plentiful:

Shorebirds:

  • Solitary Sandpiper, 2
  • Semipalmated Sandpiper, 8
  • Least Sandpiper, 32
  • Pectoral Sandpiper, 1
  • Greater Yellowlegs, 48+
  • Lesser Yellowlegs, 24+
  • White-faced Ibis, 20+
  • Wilson’s Phalarope, 1
  • Dowitcher species, 24+

Ducks:

  • Blue-winged Teal, large mixed flock with GWTE, 80+
  • Green-winged Teal
  • Ruddy Duck, 1
  • Northern Shoveler, 4
  • American Wigeon, 1

Others:

  • Loggerhead Shrike, 1
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 8
  • Blackbird species, 60+
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 1
  • Turkey Vulture, 5