Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

December 8, 2007-Lake Ivie

Best bird(s) of the trip:

  • Hooded Merganser: 2
  • Common Loon: 12, with one vocalizing
  • Horned Grebe: 8
  • Sora: 1
  • Say’s Phoebe: 2
  • Brown Creeper: 1
  • Rock Wren: 1
  • Canyon Wren: 1
  • House Wren: 1
  • Marsh Wren: 4
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1

Complete List:

  • American Wigeon: 16
  • Green-winged Teal: 8
  • Mallard: 30
  • Blue-winged Teal: 15
  • Canvasback: 5
  • Redhead: 8
  • Ring-necked Duck: 4
  • Bufflehead: 1
  • Hooded Merganser: 2
  • Wild Turkey: 41
  • Common Loon: 12
  • Pied-billed Grebe: 3
  • Horned Grebe: 8
  • American White Pelican: 134
  • Double-crested Cormorant: 75
  • Great Blue Heron: 6
  • Black Vulture: 55
  • Red-tailed Hawk: 9
  • Osprey: 5
  • American Kestrel: 36
  • Sora: 1
  • American Coot: 450
  • Killdeer: 1
  • Wilson’s Snipe: 1
  • Greater Yellowlegs: 2
  • Ring-billed Gull: 6
  • Mourning Dove: 36
  • Belted Kingfisher: 2
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker: 2
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker: 2
  • Eastern Phoebe: 3
  • Say’s Phoebe: 2
  • Loggerhead Shrike: 12
  • American Crow: 2
  • Common Raven: 2
  • Carolina Chickadee: 4
  • Black-crested Titmouse: 2
  • Brown Creeper: 1
  • Cactus Wren: 2
  • Rock Wren: 1
  • Canyon Wren: 1
  • Bewick’s Wren: 2
  • House Wren: 1
  • Marsh Wren: 4
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet: 2
  • Eastern Bluebird: 1 heard only
  • Northern Mockingbird: 14
  • Curve-billed Thrasher: 1
  • Orange-crowned Warbler: 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler: 2
  • Common Yellowthroat: 1
  • Spotted Towhee: 2
  • Canyon Towhee: 4
  • Chipping Sparrow: 4
  • Field Sparrow: 1
  • Vesper Sparrow: 8
  • Lark Bunting: 24
  • Song Sparrow: 3, heard only
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow: 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow: 14
  • Northern Cardinal: 2
  • Pyrrhuloxia: 2
  • Eastern Meadowlark: 12
  • Western Meadowlark: 36
  • Great-tailed Grackle: 48
  • Brown-headed Cowbird: 285
  • House Finch: 5
  • American Goldfinch: 3
  • House Sparrow: 1

Mammal Sightings: Porcupine: 1; White-tailed Deer: 2 that deserved photos (which I’ll post later); and coyote: 1.
Sightings by LgPacker and Dan Symonds