Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

July 6, 2007 – DAFB

Best bird(s) of the morning:

  • Well, it’s getting harder and harder to find a best; but the 16 juvenile American Robins flocking together like teenagers was amusing. Their spotted breasts and boldly patterned facial markings were reminiscent of varied thrushes.


Others:

  • Northern Bobwhite, 4
  • Mississippi Kite, 5
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 2 (only seeing 1 juvenile on the nest)
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 2 (not seeing the juvenile on the water tower)
  • American Kestrel, 1
  • Killdeer, 2
  • Rock Pigeon, 1
  • White-winged Dove, 10
  • Mourning Dove, 36
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 2
  • Common Nighthawk, 1
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 3
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 4
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 3
  • Western Kingbird, 17
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 24
  • American Crow, 2
  • Cliff Swallow, 24
  • Bewick’s Wren, 2
  • Eastern Bluebird, 14
  • American Robin, 27
  • Northern Mockingbird, 14
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 2
  • European Starling, 26
  • Cassin’s Sparrow, 1
  • Lark Sparrow, 2
  • Northern Cardinal, 1
  • Painted Bunting, 3
  • Dickcissel, 7
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 9
  • Eastern Meadowlark, 2
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 8
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 2
  • House Finch, 19
  • House Sparrow, 5

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