Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

October 18-19, 2006 – Lake Kirby and Other Areas

October 18, 2006 at Lake Kirby:

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Eared Grebe (6)
  • Cattle Egret (6)
  • Black-bellied Plover (1)
  • American Avocet (24)
  • Franklin’s Gull (1)

Other:

  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  • Spotted Sandpiper
  • Ring-billed Gull

All sightings above by Lorie Black

October 19, 2006, State Park and Buffalo Gap Area

  • Sandhill Cranes, (fos) numerous calling from above. Couldn’t find them in the sky though
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk, 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike, 1
  • Scrub Jay, 7
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, 1
  • Nashville Warbler, 1
  • Canyon Towhee, 3
  • Spotted Towhee, 2
  • Chipping Sparrow, 24 (fos)
  • Vesper Sparrow, 1

All Oct. 19th sightings by Kathy Hampton and Laura Packer