Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

May 15, 2007-DAFB

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Spotted Sandpiper, 9 (high number, usually seen singly)
  • Purple Martin, 2 checking out the PUMA house on the GC
  • Yellow Warbler, 1

Complete List:

  • Mallard, 2
  • Blue-winged Teal, 1
  • Wild Turkey, 8
  • Northern Bobwhite, 3
  • Great Blue Heron, 1
  • Green Heron, 2
  • Turkey Vulture, 2
  • Mississippi Kite, 9
  • American Coot, 2
  • Killdeer, 4
  • Spotted Sandpiper, 9
  • Rock Pigeon, 1
  • Mourning Dove, 21
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 3
  • Chimney Swift, 3
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 1
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 6
  • Western Kingbird, 19
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 43
  • American Crow, 1
  • Chihuahuan Raven, 5 (of which 3 are nestlings)
  • Purple Martin, 2 (M & F)
  • Cliff Swallow, 26
  • Cave Swallow, 4
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 8
  • Cactus Wren, 1
  • Bewick’s Wren, 8
  • Eastern Bluebird, 12
  • American Robin, 1
  • Northern Mockingbird, 23
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 1
  • European Starling, 20 (all young, flocking together)
  • Cedar Waxwing, 23
  • Yellow Warbler, 1
  • Chipping Sparrow, 3
  • Lark Sparrow, 11
  • Grasshopper Sparrow, 1
  • Northern Cardinal, 1
  • Painted Bunting, 3
  • Dickcissel, 5
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 15
  • Western Meadowlark, 1
  • Common Grackle, 8
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 9
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 8
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 4
  • House Finch, 9

Sightings by LgPacker, @GC, WSA, and GC’s DD