Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

April 26, 2008-Lakes Fort Phantom, Kirby, and Other Sites

These are the highlights of birding around Lake Fort Phantom, Lake Kirby, Oakwood Trails (State School), and Wildlife Trails (east of ACU). If anyone would like a complete list, we will happily e-mail one upon request.

Key: LFP: Lake Fort Phantom, LK: Lake Kirby, OT: Oakwood Trails, WT: Wildlife Trails

  • Eared Grebe: 6, LK
  • American White Pelican: 6, LFP
  • Great Egret: 3, LFP
  • Tri-colored Heron: 1, LFP
  • Snowy Egret: 1, LFP
  • White-faced Ibis: 3, LFP
  • Black-bellied Whistling-Duck: 2, LFP
  • Common Moorhen: 2, LK
  • Black-necked Stilt: 6, LFP
  • American Avocet: 4, LK
  • Semipalmated Plover: 1, LK
  • Solitary Sandpiper: 1, LFP
  • Spotted Sandpiper: 2 LFP and 4 LK
  • Willet: 8, LK
  • Western Sandpiper: 4, LFP
  • Least Sandpiper: 14, LFP
  • Wilson’s Phalarope: 3, LFP
  • Bonaparte’s Gull,: 2, LFP
  • Franklin’s Gull: 6, LFP
  • Forster’s Tern: 1, LFP and 4 LK
  • Downy Woodpecker: 1, OT
  • American Pipit: 8, LFP
  • Bell’s Vireo: 1, LFP
  • Yellow Warbler: 1, WT
  • Cassin’s Sparrow: 2, LK
  • Bronzed Cowbird: 1, LFP

Sightings by Lorie Black