Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

August 6, 2007 – Waste Water

Best bird(s)

  • Pied-billed Grebe next to a nest that contained one egg, and other Pied-billeds with young
  • Willet, 1
  • Solitary Sandpiper, 1
  • Baird’s Sandpiper, 2*
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher, 1
  • And the same shorebird assortment as August 1st.

Complete List:

  • Black-bellied Whistling Duck, 22
  • Blue-winged Teal, 16
  • Green-winged Teal, 4
  • Northern Bobwhite, 2 (female seen crossing the road in front of us)
  • Pied-billed Grebe, 10
  • Great Blue Heron, 1
  • Great Egret, 1 (off Loop 322 close to Boy’s Ranch Road)
  • Snowy Egret, 8
  • Cattle Egret, 75
  • White-faced Ibis, 6
  • Killdeer, 3
  • Black-necked Stilt, 11
  • American Avocet, 8
  • Solitary Sandpiper, 1 (*1 on Sat.)
  • Greater Yellowlegs, 4
  • Willet, 1
  • Lesser Yellowlegs, 8
  • Least Sandpiper, 12
  • Baird’s Sandpiper, 2*
  • Wilson’s Phalarope, 12
  • Black Tern, 4
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove, 1
  • Mourning Dove, 24
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 1
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 2
  • Loggerhead Shrike, 2
  • Cliff Swallow, 1
  • Cave Swallow, 1
  • Barn Swallow, 75
  • Northern Mockingbird, 6
  • Eurasian Starling, 60
  • Lark Sparrow, 3
  • Northern Cardinal, 1
  • Painted Bunting, 1
  • Dickcissel, 8 still singing
  • Red-winged Blackbird, 95
  • Yellow-headed Blackbird, 5
  • Brown-headed Cowbird, 4
  • House Sparrow, 2

Sightings by Kathy Hampton, LgPacker, 6 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.
*Sightings by Heidi Trudell, Pete Hosner on Saturday morning, August 4