Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

November 30, 2008 – Lake Kirby

Lake Kirby got birded twice and in different areas! Read on for the sightings.

  • Pied-billed Grebe – 1
  • American White Pelican – 75
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 27
  • Great Blue Heron – 2
  • Spotted Sandpiper – 1
  • Least Sandpiper – 6
  • Ring-billed Gull – 60
  • Bonaparte’s Gull – 20
  • American Coot – 16
  • Cooper’s Hawk – 1 (on Maple St)
  • Gadwall – 6
  • Mourning Dove – 2
  • Marsh Wren – 1
  • Northern Mockingbird – 2
  • Common Yellowthroat – 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 12

Above sightings by Lorie Black and Linda White

Southwest corner of Kirby at sunset:

  • Gadwall – 10
  • Mallard – 2
  • Cinnamon Teal – 2
  • Northern Shoveler – 20
  • Green-winged Teal – 4
  • Canvasback – 4
  • Bufflehead – 2
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 5
  • American White Pelican – 10
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 2
  • Great Blue Heron – 5
  • American Coot – 100
  • Killdeer – 2
  • Ring-billed Gull – 20
  • Rock Pigeon – 10
  • Mourning Dove – 75
  • European Starling – 200
  • Vesper Sparrow – 2
  • Song Sparrow – 1
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow – 4
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 10
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 10
  • Common Grackle – 500
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 700
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 100

Above sightings by Dan Symonds