Big Country Audubon Society

Stories from January, 2007

December 30, 2006 – Dyess CBC

Here’s what members of BCAS found on Dyess AFB during the Christmas Bird Count. A complete CBC list will be posted next.

  • Gadwall, 10
  • American Wigeon, 1
  • Northern Shoveler, 12
  • Green-winged Teal, 8
  • Bufflehead, 3
  • Wild Turkey, 15
  • Northern Bobwhite, 6
  • Great Blue Heron, 3
  • Northern Harrier, 3
  • Red-shouldered Hawk, 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 6
  • American Kestrel, 7
  • Killdeer, 4
  • Greater Yellowlegs, 2
  • Least Sandpiper, 3
  • Ring-billed Gull, 19
  • Rock Pigeon, 12
  • Mourning Dove, 121
  • Great-horned Owl, 2
  • Belted Kingfisher, 2
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 7
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 6
  • Northern Flicker, 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike, 2
  • Blue Jay, 3
  • American Crow, 3
  • Horned Lark, 6
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 6
  • Bewick’s Wren, 6
  • Marsh Wren, 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet, 1
  • Eastern Bluebird, 43
  • American Robin, 33
  • Northern Mockingbird, 24
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 4
  • European Starling, 97
  • Cedar Waxwings, 22
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, 3 (1 Myrtle’s)
  • Field Sparrow, 8
  • Vesper Sparrow, 12
  • Savannah Sparrow, 30
  • Song Sparrow, 50
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow, 6
  • White-crowned Sparrow, 112
  • Dark-eyed Junco, 33
  • Northern Cardinal, 5
  • Pyrrhuloxia, 3
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 72
  • Meadowlark species, 34
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 2
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 1,260: a large flock was flying overhead
  • Black bird species, 515
  • House Finch, 92
  • American Goldfinch, 7
  • House Sparrow, 165

Sightings by Amy Packer, Jay Packer, Laura Packer, Kim Walton