Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

November 4, 2005 – Abilene S.P. & Kirby Lake

Abilene State Park:

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, 2
  • Marsh Wren, 1
  • Hermit Thrush, 1
  • Nashville Warbler, 1

Others:

  • Black Vultures, 11
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 1
  • Eastern Phoebe, 1
  • Blue Jay, 1
  • Carolina Chickadee, 4
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 2
  • Carolina Wren, 6
  • Bewick’s Wren, 1
  • American Robin, 8
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, 6
  • Spotted Towhee, 5
  • Song Sparrow, 4
  • Dark-eyed Junco, 3
  • Northern Cardinal, 4
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 27

Kirby Lake Highlights:

  • Horned Grebes, 3
  • Western Grebes, 2
  • American White Pelicans, 100+
  • American Avocets, 12
  • Marsh Wren, 1
  • Song Sparrow, 1 singing!

N.E. Abilene:

  • Great Kiskadee, heard along the 1900 block of Cedar Crest Drive

All sightings by Kathy Hampton and Laura Packer