Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

February 26, 2007 – Dyess AFB

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Harris Sparrow, 1 in a mixed sparrow flock
  • Turkey Vulture, 1 FOS (first of season)
  • Cliff Swallows, FOS for Dyess

Complete List:

  • Gadwall, 8
  • Northern Shoveler, 15
  • Green-winged Teal, 3
  • Bufflehead, 4
  • Great Blue Heron, 3
  • Turkey Vulture, 1 (FOS)
  • Northern Harrier, 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 2
  • American Kestrel, 3 perched very close to one another (family group?)
  • Killdeer, 11
  • Greater Yellowlegs, 1
  • Least Sandpiper, 3
  • Rock Pigeon, 5
  • Mourning Dove, 3
  • Greater Roadrunner, 1
  • Belted Kingfisher, 1
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 2
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 2 (one was drumming on a utility pole and the second one (further away) drummed in response
  • Eastern Phoebe, 2
  • Blue Jay, 2
  • American Crow, 2
  • Cliff Swallow, 65 FOS
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 3
  • Bewick’s Wren, 8
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet, 1
  • Eastern Bluebird, 1
  • American Robin, 19
  • Northern Mockingbird, 8
  • European Starling, 5
  • Cedar Waxwings, 32
  • Spotted Towhee, 1
  • Canyon Towhee, 2 maybe 3
  • Field Sparrow, 1
  • Savannah Sparrow, 3
  • Song Sparrow, 5
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow, 1
  • Harris Sparrow, 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow, 6
  • Dark-eyed Junco, 22
  • Northern Cardinal, 4
  • Pyrrhuloxia, 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 77
  • Meadowlark species, 61
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 100+ flying overhead
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 2
  • House Finch, 14
  • American Goldfinch, 2
  • House Sparrow, 8

Sightings by LgPacker