Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

Oct 31, 2009 – Haskell Wild Goose Chase

Location: Haskell County, TX, US
Number of species: 34

  • Greater White-fronted Goose –  5000
  • Snow Goose – 80
  • Ross’s Goose – 2
  • Cackling Goose – 4
  • Canada Goose – 1000
  • American Wigeon – 20
  • Blue-winged Teal – 10
  • Northern Shoveler – 20
  • Northern Pintail – 6
  • Green-winged Teal – 50
  • Lesser Scaup – 2
  • Great Blue Heron – 2
  • Northern Harrier – 3
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 4
  • Sandhill Crane – 10
  • Black-bellied Plover – 1
  • American Avocet – 2
  • Spotted Sandpiper – 2
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 3
  • Lesser Yellowlegs – 1
  • Least Sandpiper – 50
  • Long-billed Dowitcher – 40
  • Franklin’s Gull – 1
  • Ring-billed Gull – 1
  • Herring Gull (American) – 3
  • Mourning Dove – 25
  • Loggerhead Shrike – 2
  • Horned Lark – 10
  • Northern Mockingbird – 10
  • European Starling – 50
  • Lark Bunting – 10
  • Savannah Sparrow – 5
  • Western Meadowlark – 20
  • Great-tailed Grackle – 100

Location: Lake Fort Phantom (PHP 001)
Number of species: 10

  • Northern Shoveler – 20
  • Great Egret – 4
  • Snowy Egret – 20
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 5
  • American Coot – 200
  • Willet – 1
  • Ring-billed Gull – 20
  • Mourning Dove – 20
  • American Pipit – 1
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 200

Sighting by Kim Berry, Linda Collins, Kathy Hampton, Bill Hughes, Bera Johnson, Larry Millar, Edna Ross, Dan Symonds, Bonnie and Joe Thompson and Charlene Wheeler.