Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

February 23, 2008 – Waste Water Field Trip

Best bird(s) of the morning:

  • Snow Goose – 1
  • Cinnamon Teal – 4 gorgeous males
  • White-faced Ibis – 5
  • Sedge Wren – 1
  • American Pipit – 2
  • Brewer’s Blackbird – 3

Complete List:

  • Snow Goose – 1
  • Gadwall – 12
  • Green-winged Teal – 350
  • Mallard – 2
  • Northern Pintail – 12
  • Cinnamon Teal – 4
  • Northern Shoveler – 48
  • Bufflehead – 16
  • Ruddy Duck – 5
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 1
  • Eared Grebe – 1
  • Great Blue Heron – 1
  • Great Egret – 1
  • White-faced Ibis – 5
  • Northern Harrier – 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 1
  • American Kestrel – 2
  • American Coot – 250
  • Killdeer – 12
  • Long-billed Dowitcher – 100
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 10
  • Ring-billed Gull – 35
  • Mourning Dove – 10
  • Northern Flicker – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 2
  • Horned Lark – 1
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 1
  • Sedge Wren – 1
  • Eastern Bluebird – 1 (East Lake Rd)
  • Northern Mockingbird – 1
  • European Starling – 36
  • American Pipit – 2
  • Vesper Sparrow – 8
  • Savannah Sparrow – 24
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow – 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 50
  • Dark-eyed Junco – 36 (CR 504 in Hamby)
  • Northern Cardinal – 1 (CR 504 in Hamby)
  • Pyrrhuloxia – 1 (CR 306)
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 50
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 25
  • Western Meadowlark – 3
  • Brewer’s Blackbird – 3
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 5
  • House Finch – 2
  • American Goldfinch – 18

Sightings by Kathy Hampton, Dan Symonds, and LgPacker

February 22, 2008: Scouting trip produced much the same birds as above but these birds were also seen:

  • Blue-winged Teal – 3
  • Lesser Scaup – 3
  • Wilson’s Snipe – 9
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 2
  • Marsh Wren – 1
  • Field Sparrow – 3
  • Lark Bunting – 1
  • Song Sparrow – 2
  • Swamp Sparrow – 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 1,200 (yes, this is no typo)

These sightings by Kathy Hampton and LgPacker