Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

September 20, 2008

Oakwood Trails:

Highlights:

  • Red-headed Woodpecker, juvenile (see photos)
  • Nashville Warbler
  • Baltimore Orioles

Complete List:

  • Great Blue Heron 1
  • Turkey Vulture 2
  • Mississippi Kite 4
  • Red-shouldered Hawk 1
  • Killdeer 2
  • Rock Pigeon 10
  • White-winged Dove 50
  • Mourning Dove 11
  • Chimney Swift 7
  • Ruby-throated Hummingbird 3
  • Red-headed Woodpecker 1
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 4
  • Blue Jay 25
  • American Crow 1
  • Cave Swallow 1
  • Barn Swallow 3
  • Carolina Chickadee 1
  • Black-crested Titmouse 3
  • Carolina Wren 3
  • Bewick’s Wren 1
  • House Wren 1
  • Eastern Bluebird 5
  • American Robin 50
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • Nashville Warbler 2
  • Northern Cardinal 12
  • Common Grackle 25
  • Great-tailed Grackle 2
  • Baltimore Oriole 3

Sightings by Lorie Black, Linda Beyer, Laura Packer, Edna Ross, Dan Symonds, and Charline Wheeler

Lake Kirby

Highlights:

  • American White Pelicans
  • American Avocet

Complete List:

  • Pied-billed Grebe 6
  • American White Pelican 20
  • Great Blue Heron 6
  • Great Egret 3
  • Snowy Egret 9
  • Green Heron 2
  • Turkey Vulture 6
  • Swainson’s Hawk 1
  • Common Moorhen 1
  • American Coot 8
  • American Avocet 1
  • Least Sandpiper 6
  • White-winged Dove 10
  • Mourning Dove 8
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 4
  • Blue Jay 2
  • Barn Swallow 12
  • Northern Mockingbird 2
  • Red-winged Blackbird 8

Kirby sightings by Laura Packer and Dan Symonds

Dyess Air Force Base

Highlights:

  • Olive-sided Flycatcher
  • Nashville Warbler
  • Yellow Warbler


Complete List:

  • Great Blue Heron 2
  • Turkey Vulture 2
  • Swainson’s Hawk 1
  • White-winged Dove 10
  • Mourning Dove 10
  • Greater Roadrunner 2 (one without its tail)
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker 1
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker 3
  • Olive-sided Flycatcher 1
  • Least Flycatcher, 1
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 5
  • Blue Jay 2
  • Bewick’s Wren 1
  • Eastern Bluebird 2
  • Northern Mockingbird 4
  • Yellow Warbler 1(window kill)
  • Nashville Warbler 2
  • House Finch 6
  • House Sparrow 10

Dyess sightings by Laura Packer, Dan Symonds, and Heidi Trudell (yes, we birded all day!!)