Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

April 20, 2007 – DAFB

Best Bird(s):

  • Upland Sandpiper, 1 heard
  • Greater Roadrunner carrying nesting material
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, 1
  • Nashville Warbler, 2
  • Chipping and Clay-colored Sparrows moving through in good numbers, see below

Highlights of birds seen: (not a complete list)

  • Gadwall, 1
  • Blue-winged Teal, 4
  • Wild Turkey, 1 @ main road near circle intersection
  • Double-crested Cormorant, 1
  • Great Blue Heron, 2
  • Green Heron, 3
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 2
  • Spotted Sandpiper, 1
  • Upland Sandpiper, 1 heard
  • Mourning Dove, 3
  • Greater Roadrunner, 1 with nesting material
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 1
  • Eastern Phoebe, 1
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 2
  • Western Kingbird, 9
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 5
  • Loggerhead Shrike, 2
  • Blue Jay, 2
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 4
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet, 3
  • Eastern Bluebird, 3
  • Northern Mockingbird, 2
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, 1
  • Nashville Warbler, 2
  • Cassin’s Sparrow, 3
  • Chipping Sparrow, 36
  • Clay-colored Sparrow, 43
  • Vesper Sparrow, 2
  • Lark Sparrow, 21
  • Grasshopper Sparrow, 5 (area around WSA mowed; no GRSP heard from these previously inhabited areas)
  • Northern Cardinal, 2
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 8
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 2
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 1

Sightings by LgPacker around GC & WSA