Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

January 22, 2007 – Dyess AFB

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Greater White-fronted Geese, best because there were over 260 of ‘em vocalizing and flying in V formation
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Harris Sparrow

Complete List:

  • Greater White-fronted Geese, 260+
  • Gadwall, 12 TP
  • American Wigeon, 1 TP
  • Mallard, 2 TP
  • Northern Shoveler, 17 HP
  • Ring-necked Duck, 2 TP
  • Hooded Merganser, 2 HP
  • Great Blue Heron, 2 1@TP, 1@DD
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 2 MS
  • American Kestrel, 1 MS
  • Killdeer, 5 GC
  • Mourning Dove, 46 GC
  • Belted Kingfisher, 1 HP
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 2@GC, 1@DD
  • Blue Jay, 1
  • American Crow, 2 GC
  • Bewick’s Wren, 4 GC
  • Eastern Bluebird, 7 HP, 3 DD
  • Northern Mockingbird, 5
  • Eurasian Starling, 6
  • Field Sparrow, 2 GC
  • Savannah Sparrow, 4 MS
  • Le Conte’s Sparrow, 1 DD
  • Song Sparrow, 3 DD
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow, 1 DD
  • Harris Sparrow, 1 MS
  • White-crowned Sparrow, 3 MS
  • Dark-eyed Junco, 9 GC
  • Northern Cardinal, 2 GC, 1 MS
  • Pyrrhuloxia, 1 MS
  • Meadowlark species, 20 MS
  • House Finch, 92, majority on the GC
  • American Goldfinch, 6

2 Coyote sightings.

Key:
HP: Hospital’s Pond
TP: Totten Pond
GC: Mesquite Grove Golf Course
DD: Diversion Ditch
MS: Mesquite Shrub Habitat

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