Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

November 1, 2008 – Haskell-Jones-Taylor County

Haskell County

Highlights:

  • Greater White-fronted Goose – 5,000
  • Snow Goose – 1,500
  • Ross’s Goose – 6
  • Canada Goose – 3,000
  • Cackling Goose – 1,000
  • Merlin
  • Prairie Falcon
  • Brewer’s Blackbird – 15


Complete List:

  • Greater White-fronted Goose – 5,000
  • Snow Goose – 1,500
  • Ross’s Goose – 6
  • Canada Goose – 3,000
  • Cackling Goose – 1,000
  • American Wigeon – 1
  • Gadwall – 1
  • Mallard – 1
  • Northern Pintail – 1
  • Blue-winged Teal – 1
  • Northern Shoveler – 1
  • Redhead – 2
  • Ruddy Duck – 53
  • Northern Bobwhite – 6 calling coveys
  • American White Pelican – 1
  • Great Blue Heron – 2
  • Northern Harrier – 4
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 12
  • American Kestrel – 22
  • Merlin – 1
  • Prairie Falcon – 1
  • American Coot – 25
  • Killdeer – 2
  • American Avocet – 19
  • Rock Pigeon – 12
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 1
  • Mourning Dove – 24
  • Great Horned Owl – 1
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker – 3
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 2
  • Northern Flicker – 2
  • Eastern Phoebe – 1
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 15
  • Blue Jay – 1
  • American Crow – 1
  • Chihuahuan Raven – 2
  • Horned Lark – 25
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 2
  • Bewick’s Wren – 2
  • Eastern Bluebird – 1
  • Northern Mockingbird – 8
  • Curve-billed Thrasher – 1
  • European Starling – 6
  • Spotted Towhee – 1
  • Vesper Sparrow – 22
  • Savannah Sparrow – 6
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 45
  • Northern Cardinal – 3
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 80
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 200
  • Western Meadowlark – 6
  • Brewer’s Blackbird – 15
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 162
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 1,000
  • House Sparrow – 3

Haskell sightings by LgPacker, DSymonds, HTrudell

Jones County: Lake Fort Phantom Hill:

Highlights:

  • Great Egret – 3
  • Snowy Egret – 5
  • Osprey – 1
  • Great Horned Owl – 1
  • American Pipit – 7

Taylor County: Kirby Lake:

Highlights:

  • Eared Grebe – 12
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 4
  • Common Loon – 2
  • Herring Gull – 3
  • Ring-billed Gull – 45
  • Canvasback – 2
  • American Wigeon – 4
  • Ruddy Duck – 25
  • Northern Shoveler – 8
  • Osprey – 1
  • Marsh Wren – 3

Lake Ft. Phantom and Lake Kirby sightings by Lorie Black