Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

August 23, 2008 – Waste Water

Highlights:

Complete List:

  • Blue-winged Teal – 4
  • Northern Bobwhite – 3
  • Great Blue Heron – 1
  • Great Egret – 1
  • Snowy Egret – 2
  • Cattle Egret – 15
  • White-faced Ibis – 26
  • Turkey Vulture – 2
  • Swainson’s Hawk – 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 1
  • American Golden-Plover – in a field off Hwy 351
  • Killdeer – 21
  • Black-necked Stilt – 35
  • Spotted Sandpiper – 2
  • Solitary Sandpiper – 4
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 15
  • Lesser Yellowlegs – 5
  • Upland Sandpiper – 13
  • Least Sandpiper – 26
  • Baird’s Sandpiper – 2
  • Stilt Sandpiper – 2
  • Long-billed Dowitcher – 22
  • Long-billed Curlew – 1 in a field off Hwy 351
  • Wilson’s Phalarope – 23
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 2
  • White-winged Dove – 4
  • Mourning Dove – 23
  • Inca Dove – 2 in Abilene
  • Common Nighthawk – 1 in Abilene
  • Chimney Swift – 2 in Abilene
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird – 2 in Abilene
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird – 4 * with one being leucistic see a picture here in Abilene
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 1
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 12
  • Blue Jay – 2
  • Bank Swallow – 2
  • Cliff Swallow – 1
  • Cave Swallow – 5
  • Barn Swallow – 15
  • Northern Mockingbird 8
  • European Starling 25
  • Lark Sparrow 2
  • Northern Cardinal 3
  • Painted Bunting 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird 100
  • Eastern Meadowlark 1
  • Common Grackle 23
  • Great-tailed Grackle 100
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 25
  • House Finch 1
  • House Sparrow 5

Sightings by Bill Hughes, Bera Johnson, Laura Packer, Don & Sondra Seamster, Dan Symonds, and Heidi Trudell