Big Country Audubon Society

Stories from November, 2010

October 30, 2010 – BCAS Wild Goose Chase

Taylor County
Number of species: 1

  • Great Horned Owl – 1

Jones County

Number of species: 13

  • Gadwall – 10
  • American Wigeon – 2
  • Hooded Merganser – 1
  • Northern Bobwhite – 1
  • Pied-billed Grebe – 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 3
  • Killdeer – 4
  • Rock Pigeon – 22
  • Mourning Dove – 10
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 4
  • Chihuahuan Raven – 2
  • European Starling – 50
  • Eastern Meadowlark – 20

Haskell County

Number of species: 28

  • Greater White-fronted Goose 8000
  • Snow Goose 2000
  • Canada Goose 200
  • Gadwall 34
  • American Wigeon 250
  • Northern Shoveler 10
  • Northern Pintail 4
  • Redhead 21
  • White-faced Ibis 1
  • Northern Harrier 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk 11
  • Merlin 1
  • Prairie Falcon 1
  • American Coot 2500
  • Sandhill Crane 3
  • Killdeer 10
  • Least Sandpiper 40
  • Rock Pigeon 30
  • Mourning Dove 24
  • Belted Kingfisher 1
  • Horned Lark 30
  • European Starling 40
  • White-crowned Sparrow 6
  • Red-winged Blackbird 23
  • Western Meadowlark 50
  • Great-tailed Grackle 28
  • Brown-headed Cowbird 1000
  • House Sparrow 20

Sightings by Linda Beyer, Joe Thompson and Dan Symonds

November Events

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010CANCELED Hike at Oakwood Trails with Burr Williams to observe flora and fauna.  Meet at Oakwood Trails at 3:45 PM.

Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 – Regular meeting 7:00 PM at Rose Park Senior Center.  Program:  TBA

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 – Board Meeting  7:00PM at Mezamiz Coffee House.  Come early if you wish to eat.

Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 – Lake O.H. Ivy field trip.  We will depart the Shell Station/Burger King on Antilley Road at promptly at 7:00am.  Come earlier if you wish to get breakfast.  This will be an all day trip, expect to return 5:00pm or later.