Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

Dec. 5, 2009 – Trip to Lake Ft. Phantom Hill

Location: Taylor County, TX
Number of species: 6

  • Rock Pigeon –  33
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 20
  • Mourning Dove – 20
  • European Starling – 20
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 25
  • House Sparrow – 20

Location: Jones County, TX
Number of species: 44

  • Gadwall – 16
  • Mallard – 6
  • Northern Shoveler – 36
  • Green-winged Teal – 3
  • Redhead – 3
  • Lesser Scaup – 9
  • Bufflehead – 14
  • Hooded Merganser – 9
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 3
  • Eared Grebe – 2
  • American White Pelican – 2
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 4
  • Great Blue Heron – 5
  • Great Egret – 4
  • Snowy Egret – 1
  • Northern Harrier – 1
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 2
  • American Kestrel – 3
  • American Coot – 302
  • Sandhill Crane – 3
  • Killdeer – 18
  • Spotted Sandpiper – 2
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 3
  • Long-billed Dowitcher – 89
  • Wilson’s Snipe – 4
  • Ring-billed Gull – 1053
  • Forster’s Tern – 45
  • White-winged Dove – 40
  • Vermilion Flycatcher – 2
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 3
  • Northern Mockingbird – 20
  • European Starling – 16
  • American Pipit – 1
  • Spotted Towhee – 1
  • Clay-colored Sparrow – 10
  • Field Sparrow – 2
  • Savannah Sparrow – 10
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow – 2
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 20
  • Dark-eyed Junco – 20
  • Northern Cardinal – 2
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 110
  • Common Grackle – 11
  • House Finch – 8

Sightings by Kathy Hampton, Dan Symonds and Joe Thompson