Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

April 16, 2007 – DAFB

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • House Wren, 2
  • Nashville Warbler, 1 FOS

Complete List:

  • Blue-winged Teal, 2
  • Ruddy Duck, 4
  • Wild Turkey, 4
  • Turkey Vulture, 2
  • Northern Harrier, 1
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 1, carrying nesting material. Haven’t found the nest, yet.
  • Killdeer, 9, including a family unit with 3 chicks
  • Spotted Sandpiper, 1
  • White-winged Dove, 3
  • Mourning Dove, 20
  • Chimney Swift, 2
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 2
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 2
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 4
  • Western Kingbird, 7
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 31
  • Blue Jay, 4
  • Chihuanhuan Raven, 2, mom off the nest at 11:30 am
  • Cliff Swallow, 75+
  • Barn Swallow, 2
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 1
  • Bewick’s Wren, 4
  • House Wren, 2 (maybe three but I think he was following me)
  • Marsh Wren, 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet, 1
  • Eastern Bluebird, 3
  • American Robin, 8
  • Northern Mockingbird, 11
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 1
  • Eurasian Starling, 3
  • Nashville Warbler, 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler, 5
  • Spotted Towhee, 2
  • Chipping Sparrow, 86
  • Clay-colored Sparrow, 35
  • Vesper Sparrow, 2
  • Lark Sparrow, 7
  • Savannah Sparrow, 2
  • Grasshopper Sparrow, 2
  • Le Conte’s Sparrow, 2 to 4. Flushed 4 little brown birds with scraggly tails and they flew weakly, not very far, and plunged back into the grass.
  • White-crowned Sparrow, 3
  • Northern Cardinal, 4
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 6
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 9
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 2
  • House Finch, 9
  • House Sparrow, 6

Sightings by LgPacker

Abilene State Park:

  • Highlight: White-eyed Vireo, 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, 1