Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

July 6, 2007 – Lake Fort Phantom

Best bird(s) of the evening:

  • White-faced Ibis, 6, flying overhead
  • Cattle Egret, 203, most still in breeding plumage
  • Common Moorhen, 3. Don’t think we’ve ever recorded this species at Lake Ft. Phantom

Complete List:

  • Northern Bobwhite, 5
  • Great Blue Heron, 24
  • Snowy Egret, 8
  • Cattle Egret, 203
  • White-faced Ibis, 6
  • Turkey Vulture, 2
  • Mississippi Kite, 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 2
  • Common Moorhen, 3
  • American Coot, 1
  • Killdeer, 6
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove
  • White-wing Dove
  • Mourning Dove, 39
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 1
  • Greater Roadrunner, 1
  • Common Nighthawk, 10
  • Chimney Swift, 2
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird, 1
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 5
  • Eastern Phoebe, 1
  • Western Kingbird, 8
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 65
  • Bell’s Vireo, 1
  • Purple Martin, 129, beginning to form large flocks in preparation of fall migration
  • Cliff Swallow, 12
  • Barn Swallow, 2
  • Black-crested Titmouse, 4
  • Verdin, 2
  • Cactus Wren, 1
  • Bewick’s Wren, 3
  • Eastern Bluebird, 1
  • Northern Mockingbird, 21
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 3
  • European Starling, 5
  • Northern Cardinal, 7
  • Painted Bunting, 5
  • Dickcissel, 1
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 20
  • Eastern Meadowlark, 1
  • Common Grackle, 34
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 21
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 4
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 4
  • House Sparrow, 40

Sightings by KHampton, LgPacker