Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

January 29, 2009 – Lake Ft. Phantom Area

Sea Bee Park:

Highlights:

  • Cinnamon Teal
  • Northern Pintail
  • Neotropic Cormorant
  • Great Egret
  • Snowy Egret
  • Vermilion Flycatcher, first-year male

Complete List:

  • Gadwall – 7
  • Cinnamon Teal – 1
  • Northern Shoveler – 35
  • Northern Pintail – 6
  • Green-winged Teal – 55
  • Bufflehead – 12
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 5
  • Neotropic Cormorant – 1
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 10
  • Great Blue Heron – 6
  • Great Egret – 1
  • Snowy Egret – 2
  • Northern Harrier – 4
  • American Kestrel – 2
  • American Coot – 237
  • Killdeer – 1
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 1
  • Wilson’s Snipe – 1
  • Belted Kingfisher – 1
  • Northern Flicker – 1
  • Vermilion Flycatcher – 1
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 1
  • Savannah Sparrow – 3
  • meadowlark sp. – 20

Lake Fort Phantom:

Comlete List:

  • Mallard – 2
  • Northern Shoveler – 105
  • Northern Pintail – 3
  • Green-winged Teal – 75
  • Ring-necked Duck – 4
  • Bufflehead – 6
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 6
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 350
  • Great Blue Heron – 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 8
  • American Kestrel – 1
  • American Coot – 250
  • Least Sandpiper – 12
  • Wilson’s Snipe – 1
  • Ring-billed Gull – 25
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 3
  • Mourning Dove – 25
  • Inca Dove – 14
  • Belted Kingfisher – 3
  • Golden-fronted Woodpecker – 1
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 1
  • Eastern Phoebe – 1
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 1
  • Chihuahuan Raven – 1
  • Northern Mockingbird – 5
  • European Starling – 13
  • American Pipit – 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler – 1
  • Vesper Sparrow – 1
  • Savannah Sparrow – 1
  • Song Sparrow – 1
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 16
  • Northern Cardinal – 3
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 1
  • meadowlark sp. – 35
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 5
  • American Goldfinch – 10
  • House Sparrow – 9

Wildlife Trails

Complete list:

  • Canvasback – 2
  • Ring-necked Duck – 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 2
  • Great Blue Heron – 2
  • Great Egret – 1
  • Mourning Dove – 66
  • American Robin – 1
  • meadowlark species – 35
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 10

Sightings by Kathy Hampton and Laura Packer