Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

October 13, 2007 – Lake McCarty Field Trip

En route (Callahan Co)

  • Snowy Egret – 75
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 20
  • American Kestrel – 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 1
  • Blackbird species – 100+
  • Mourning Dove – 15
  • European Starling – numerous
  • Cattle Egret – 65
  • Dowitcher species – 28

Near Albany

  • Chihuahuan Raven – 2
  • Black Vulture – 2
  • Turkey Vulture – 6
  • Blue Jay – 1
  • House Sparrow – 4
  • House Finch – 3
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 40
  • White-winged Dove – 15
  • Killdeer – 6
  • Northern Mockingbird – 3
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 5
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 6
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 1


Lake McCarty Area

  • Great Egret – 1
  • Great Blue Heron – 2
  • Grebe species (either Eared or Horned – too far to ID)
  • Orange-crowned Warbler – 1
  • Nashville Warbler – 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet -1
  • Carolina Wren – 1
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 3
  • Eastern Phoebe – 1
  • Northern Flicker (heard) – 2
  • Cooper’s Hawk – 1

Sightings by Lorie Black and Kathy Hampton