Category: Sightings

  • December 27, 2008 – Dyess AFB, NE

    Complete List: Gadwall – 4 Northern Shoveler – 9 Redhead – 2 Bufflehead – 2 Wild Turkey – 38 Northern Harrier – 1 Red-tailed Hawk – 8 American Kestrel -  1 Ring-billed Gull – 3 Rock Pigeon – 10 White-winged Dove – 2 Mourning Dove – 21 Golden-fronted Woodpecker – 2 Ladder-backed Woodpecker – 2 […]

  • December 26, 2008 – Lake Kirby

    Highlight: Common Goldeneye Complete List: Gadwall   -  32 Mallard (Domestic type)  -   6 Cinnamon Teal  -   2 Northern Shoveler  -   4 Northern Pintail   -  1 Green-winged Teal  -   22 Ring-necked Duck  -   1 Bufflehead  -   2 Common Goldeneye   -  1 Pied-billed Grebe  -   5 Eared Grebe   -  3 American White Pelican   -  52 Neotropic Cormorant  -  2 Double-crested Cormorant   -  35 Great Blue Heron  -   7 Sharp-shinned Hawk  -   1 American […]

  • December 21, 2008 – Lake Abilene

    Complete List: Pied-billed Grebe – 4 Black Vulture – 6 Northern Harrier – 1 Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1 American Kestrel – 1 American Coot – 40 Killdeer – 1 Ring-billed Gull – 10 Eastern Phoebe – 1 Blue Jay – 2 Carolina Chickadee – 4 Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 3 Eastern Bluebird – 2 American Robin […]

  • December 13, 2008 – Maddin Prairie Preserve

    Highlights: Wood Duck Prairie Falcon Burrowing Owl Sprague’s Pipit Black-throated Sparrow Le Conte’s Sparrow Grasshopper Sparrow Complete List: Wood Duck – 1, male Northern Bobwhite – 10 Northern Harrier – 6 Cooper’s Hawk – 1 Red-tailed Hawk – 3 Prairie Falcon – 2 Sandhill Crane – 300, flying over Mourning Dove – 350 Greater Roadrunner […]

  • December 13, 2008 – Cedar Gap Farm

    Highlights: Western Bluebird Pine Siskin, numerous! Complete List: Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1 Mourning Dove – 2 Carolina Chickadee – 3 Black-crested Titmouse – 4 Western Bluebird – 7 Northern Mockingbird – 1 Orange-crowned Warbler – 1 Yellow-rumped Warbler – 2 Spotted Towhee – 3 Canyon Towhee – 1 Chipping Sparrow – 18 Field Sparrow – […]

  • Dec 6, 2008 – Lakes-State Park, & Hummer

    Several birders were out birding over the weekend and here are their highlights. If you wish to see a complete list, contact us and we’ll happily send you a list. Lake Abilene: Great Horned Owl – 1 seen and photographed Brown Thrasher – 1 Abilene State Park: Cedar Waxwing – 21 (FOS) Swamp Sparrow – […]

  • December 5, 2008 – Waste Water

    Waste Water is now without water. High evaporation rates and low precipitation has drained all moisture from the ponds. We’ll have to wait for rain to replenish the ponds. Highlights: Sandhill Cranes – 26 Wilson’s Snipe – 1 Scissor-tailed Flycatcher – 1, very late date Complete List: Green-winged Teal – 12 Mallard – 9 Northern […]

  • November 30, 2008 – Lake Kirby

    Lake Kirby got birded twice and in different areas! Read on for the sightings. Pied-billed Grebe – 1 American White Pelican – 75 Double-crested Cormorant – 27 Great Blue Heron – 2 Spotted Sandpiper – 1 Least Sandpiper – 6 Ring-billed Gull – 60 Bonaparte’s Gull – 20 American Coot – 16 Cooper’s Hawk – […]

  • November 27, 2008 – Lake Kirby

    Gadwall – 14 Mallard (Domestic type) – 4 Blue-winged Teal – 2 Ring-necked Duck – 4 Bufflehead – 2 Pied-billed Grebe – 11 Horned Grebe – 4 American White Pelican – 10 Great Blue Heron – 4 Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1 Red-shouldered Hawk – 1 American Coot – 30 Killdeer – 4 Spotted Sandpiper – […]

  • November 22, 2008 – Elm Creek Reservoir (Lake Winters)

    Highlights: Mountain Bluebirds Lark Buntings American Goldfinches Complete List: Gadwall 4 Ring-necked Duck 8 Bufflehead 6 Northern Bobwhite 20 Pied-billed Grebe 2 Double-crested Cormorant 51 Great Blue Heron 4 Northern Harrier 2 Sharp-shinned Hawk 2 Cooper’s Hawk 1 Red-tailed Hawk 2 American Kestrel 3 American Coot 10 Killdeer 2 Eurasian Collared-Dove 4 Mourning Dove 35 […]