Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

August 30, 2007 – DAFB

Highlights of this morning:

  • Upland Sandpiper, 2 heard overhead
  • Least Flycatcher, 1
  • Eastern Kingbird, 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike: 1, impaling a cricket for later consumption
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, 2
  • Nashville Warbler, 1
  • Yellow Warbler, 5
  • Orchard Oriole, 3

Complete List:

  • Wild Turkey, 6
  • Northern Bobwhite, 12
  • Great Blue Heron, 1
  • Great Egret, 6 flying overhead
  • Green Heron, 1
  • Turkey Vulture, 2
  • Swainson’s Hawk, 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk, 1
  • American Kestrel, 1
  • Killdeer, 2
  • Upland Sandpiper, 2 heard overhead
  • Mourning Dove, 22
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker, 2
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker, 1
  • Least Flycatcher, 1
  • Eastern Phoebe, 1
  • Ash-throated Flycatcher, 1
  • Western Kingbird, 1
  • Eastern Kingbird, 1 juvenile
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher, 103
  • Loggerhead Shrike, 1 impaling a cricket for later consumption
  • American Crow, 2
  • Cliff Swallow, 61
  • Barn Swallow, 5
  • Bewick’s Wren, 2
  • Eastern Bluebird, 3
  • Northern Mockingbird, 11
  • European Starling, 25
  • Orange-crowned Warbler, 2
  • Nashville Warbler, 1
  • Yellow Warbler, 5
  • Lark Sparrow, 3
  • Northern Cardinal, 3: male and female feeding young
  • Dickcissel, 7
  • Eastern Meadowlark, 2
  • Common Grackle, 8 flying overhead
  • Orchard Oriole, 3
  • Bullock’s Oriole, 1
  • House Finch 7

Sightings by LgPacker in the grassland and riparian habitats around WSA