March 23, 2008 – Area Sightings

Lorie drove around Ft Phantom this morning after early service and found some goodies:

SeaBee Park

  • Cattle Egret (3)
  • Snowy Egret (2)
  • Cinnamon Teal (2) across the road from the park
  • Blue-winged Teal (6)
  • Tree Swallow – 20

Johnston Park

  • American Avocet (1)
  • American Pipet (6)
  • Least Sandpiper (20)
  • Western Sandpiper (6)

And this afternoon Lorie went to Kirby Lake:

  • Snowy Plover (1)
  • There was a large (200+) mixed flock of Gadwall, Redhead, Lesser Scaup and Ruddy Duck

(To see a complete list of birds seen around Kirby this morning, look at Dan Symonds’ following list.)

Ben Richey Drive:

  • Red Crossbills (8) flew from the pine trees along the front of the Boy’s Ranch

Wow, look what a little front brought in! Don’t you just love the movements of birds during spring migration?

Above sightings by Lorie Black

And along Cedar Crest Drive during my early morning walk, the Great Kiskadee was heard calling!