Big Country Audubon Society

Sightings

April 2, 2011 – Hord’s Creek Lake

Location:     Hords Creek Lake

Number of species:     54

  • Blue-winged Teal – 3
  • Northern Shoveler – 2
  • Green-winged Teal – 1
  • Double-crested Cormorant – 1
  • American White Pelican – 17
  • Great Blue Heron – 3
  • Turkey Vulture – 20
  • Northern Harrier – 2
  • Red-shouldered Hawk  – 1     heard only;
  • Swainson’s Hawk – 2
  • Red-tailed Hawk – 1
  • American Coot – 100
  • Killdeer – 3
  • Greater Yellowlegs – 1
  • Least Sandpiper – 20
  • Baird’s Sandpiper – 15
  • Wilson’s Snipe – 2
  • Ring-billed Gull – 2
  • Eurasian Collared-Dove – 6
  • Mourning Dove – 12
  • Black-chinned Hummingbird – 10
  • Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 2
  • Eastern Phoebe – 3
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 5
  • White-eyed Vireo – 3
  • raven sp. – 1
  • Barn Swallow – 12
  • Cave Swallow – 50
  • Carolina Chickadee – 8
  • Black-crested Titmouse – 12
  • Rock Wren – 1
  • Bewick’s Wren – 12
  • House Wren – 1
  • Blue-gray Gnatcatcher – 2
  • Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 3
  • Northern Mockingbird – 20
  • Orange-crowned Warbler – 1
  • Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) – 1
  • Spotted Towhee – 5
  • Cassin’s Sparrow – 1     first of season;
  • Clay-colored Sparrow – 4
  • Field Sparrow – 10
  • Vesper Sparrow – 10
  • Grasshopper Sparrow – 1
  • Song Sparrow – 1
  • Lincoln’s Sparrow – 1
  • Swamp Sparrow – 6
  • White-crowned Sparrow – 20
  • Northern Cardinal – 15
  • Red-winged Blackbird – 15
  • meadowlark sp. – 2
  • Common Grackle – 10
  • Brown-headed Cowbird – 4
  • House Finch – 4
  • Pine Siskin – 2
  • House Sparrow – 6

Sightings by Jay and Amy Packer, Dan and Maria Symonds, Bera Johnson, and Cherrie-Lee Phillip.