Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

July 24, 2007 – DAFB

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Watching a couple of Mississippi Kites work a flock of Cliff Swallows and successfully take one out.
  • Watching the juvenile Swainson’s Hawk learn to fly and feed himself.


Complete List:

  • Mallard, 2
  • Wild Turkey, 4
  • Northern Bobwhite, 5
  • Green Heron, 2
  • Yellow-crowned Night-Heron, 2
  • Turkey Vulture, 1
  • Mississippi Kite, 7
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 3
  • Killdeer, 2
  • White-winged Dove, 24
  • Mourning Dove, 39
  • Yellow-billed Cuckoo, 3
  • Greater Roadrunner 1
  • Common Nighthawk, 1
  • Chimney Swift, 7
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 3
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 2
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 2
  • Western Kingbird, 32
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 47
  • Blue Jay, 2
  • American Crow, 3
  • Cliff Swallow, 81
  • Cave Swallow, 6
  • Barn Swallow, 1
  • Bewick’s Wren 3
  • Eastern Bluebird, 26 (with 19 of these being around WSA)
  • American Robin, 12
  • Northern Mockingbird, 25
  • Curve-billed Thrasher, 2
  • European Starling, 25
  • Canyon Towhee, 1
  • Lark Sparrow, 6
  • Northern Cardinal, 3
  • Pyrrhuloxia, 1
  • Painted Bunting, 2
  • Dickcissel, 7 still singing which means they are still nesting
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 4
  • Eastern Meadowlark, 3
  • Great-tailed Grackle, 14
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 6
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 1
  • House Finch, 14
  • House Sparrow, 4

Sightings by LgPacker @ GC and WSA