Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

October 26, 2007 – Southern Taylor County

After counting quail all week for TPWD, I did a little birding in Southern Taylor County along County roads 194, 195, 196, 184, and 207.

Best bird(s) of the day:

  • Various ducks at Graham Lake on CR 207 – see list below
  • Merlin – 1, with his catch of the day
  • Sora – 1
  • Bushtit – 8
  • Canyon Wren – 2
  • Marsh Wren – 1
  • Various sparrows – see list below

Complete List:

  • American Wigeon – 100
  • Gadwall – 28
  • Northern Shoveler – 12
  • Canvasback – 35
  • Redhead – 25
  • Ring-necked Duck – 25
  • Northern Bobwhite – 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 10
  • Turkey vulture – 1
  • Northern Harrier – 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 2
  • American Kestrel – 7
  • Merlin – 1
  • Sora – 1
  • American Coot – 500
  • Mourning Dove – 8
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 3
  • Downy Woodpecker – 1
  • Northern Flicker – 1
  • Eastern Phoebe – 2
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 1
  • Blue Jay – 4
  • Western Scrub-Jay – 4
  • Carolina Chickadee – 1
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 1
  • Bushtit – 8
  • Canyon Wren – 2
  • House Wren – 1
  • Marsh Wren – 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 2
  • Eastern Bluebird – 4
  • Northern Mockingbird – 9
  • American Pipit – 2
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler – 1
  • Spotted Towhee – 1
  • Chipping Sparrow – 15
  • Vesper Sparrow – 67, they have arrived in the Big Country!
  • Lark Bunting – 18
  • Savannah Sparrow – 5
  • Song Sparrow – 1
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow – 4
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 26
  • Northern Cardinal – 3
  • Western Meadowlark – 130
  • Pine Siskin – 3
  • House Sparrow – 4

Sightings by LgPacker