Big Country Audubon Society

Stories from March, 2012

March 25, 2012 – Lake Fort Phantom Hill

35 species

Gadwall – 11
Northern Shoveler – 2
Pied-billed Grebe – 2
Double-crested Cormorant – 11
American White Pelican – 16
Great Blue Heron – 6
Great Egret – 1
Turkey Vulture – 2
Northern Harrier – 1
Peregrine Falcon – 1
American Coot – 181
Snowy Plover – 1
Killdeer – 12
Spotted Sandpiper – 2
Greater Yellowlegs – 4
Least Sandpiper – 20
Ring-billed Gull – 2
Forster’s Tern – 2
Eurasian Collared-Dove – 4
Mourning Dove – 52
Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 2
Cave Swallow – 40
Bewick’s Wren – 1
American Robin – 22
Northern Mockingbird – 30
European Starling – 21
Orange-crowned Warbler – 1
Vesper Sparrow – 20
White-crowned Sparrow – 31
Pyrrhuloxia – 1
Red-winged Blackbird – 32
Western Meadowlark – 22
Great-tailed Grackle – 16
House Finch – 3
House Sparrow – 11

Sighting by Dan Symonds

Upcoming Events March – May 2012…

Saturday, March 31, 2012 – Field Trip to San Angelo, guided by Bob Zellar.  We will depart from Burger King/Shell on Antilley Rd at 7:00am.  This will be an all day trip.

Thursday, April 5, 2012 – Regular Meeting  7:00pm at the Rose Park Senior Center.  Presentation is Attwater Prairie Chickens by Ryan King.

Saturday, April 21, 2012 – Field Trip TBA

Thursday, May 3, 2012 – Season Finale Membership meeting South Side Senior Center located @ 1002 Cherry st. one block west of Treadaway We will meet at 6:30pm. .  This is our annual potluck, we will provide brisket, tea and water, you bring your favorite covered dish.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - Board Meeting 6:30pm at Mezamiz Cafe.