Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

Sept. 21, 2006 – NE Abilene, Cedar Creek Area

The Great Kiskadee continues to be seen and heard along the Cedar Creek area in NE Abilene. At 7:25 a.m. it was seen and heard at the corner of Cedar Crest and E.N. 22nd, near Wilhair Park. About ten minutes later it was heard and seen along the creek area behind the houses in the 2500 block of Lincoln. For the next hour it called and put in a couple of appearances before leaving the area around 8:37 and flying toward the field located along FM 600.

Migrants and best bird(s) of the morning:

  • Vermilion Flycatcher, 1 adult female
  • Wilson’s Warbler, 2
  • Nashville Warbler, 7
  • Yellow Warbler, 3

Others:

  • Belted Kingfisher, 2
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 5
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 1
  • Carolina Wren, 1
  • Hummingbird species, 2
  • Chimney Swifts, 5
  • Blue Jay, 6
  • Cave Swallows, 24
  • American Robin, 1
  • Northern Cardinal, 3
  • White-wing Dove, 50+
  • Great Blue Heron, 1
  • Turkey Vulture, 3