Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

November 8, 2008 – Lake OH Ivie

Highlights:

  • Wood Duck
  • Thousands of other ducks
  • Hooded Merganser
  • Common Loon
  • Western Grebe
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (a late sighting)
  • Five species of wren!
  • Nine species of sparrow!


Complete List:

  • Wood Duck – 2
  • American Wigeon – 1,000
  • Gadwall – 48
  • Green-winged Teal – 18
  • Mallard – 24
  • Northern Pintail – 6
  • Northern Shoveler – 1
  • Canvasback – 750
  • Redhead – 1,000
  • Ring-necked Duck – 12
  • Lesser Scaup – 1
  • Bufflehead – 9
  • Hooded Merganser – 1
  • Ruddy Duck – 4
  • Common Loon – 2
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 6
  • Western Grebe – 1
  • American White Pelican – 52
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 350
  • Great Blue Heron – 7
  • Great Egret – 4
  • Black Vulture – 10
  • Turkey Vulture – 1
  • Northern Harrier – 2
  • Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 16
  • Osprey – 5
  • American Kestrel – 8
  • American Coot – 2,000
  • Killdeer – 3
  • Spotted Sandpiper – 1
  • Ring-billed Gull – 24
  • Rock Pigeon – 12
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 3
  • Mourning Dove – 8
  • White-winged Dove – 6
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker – 1
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 2
  • Eastern Phoebe – 3
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 3
  • Chihuahuan Raven – 1
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 2
  • Verdin – 8
  • Cactus Wren – 1
  • Rock Wren – 1
  • Canyon Wren – 1
  • Bewick’s Wren – 2
  • Marsh Wren – 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 3
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher – 1
  • Eastern Bluebird – 2
  • Northern Mockingbird – 24
  • Curve-billed Thrasher – 2
  • European Starling – 12
  • Orange-crowned Warbler – 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler – 7
  • Spotted Towhee – 1
  • Canyon Towhee – 2
  • Chipping Sparrow – 4
  • Field Sparrow – 1
  • Vesper Sparrow – 2
  • Lark Sparrow – 4
  • Savannah Sparrow – 3
  • Song Sparrow – 2
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 2
  • Northern Cardinal – 4
  • Pyrrhuloxia – 7
  • Red-wigned Blackbird – 12
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 36
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 238
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 75
  • House Finch – 6
  • Pine Siskin – 1
  • House Sparrow – 1

Mammals Seen:

  • Deer – 12
  • Nutria – 6
  • Armadillo – 1

Sightings by LorieBlack, KathyHampton, BeraJohnson, LauraPacker, DanSymonds, LindaWhite