We kept a Thanksgiving day list and ended with 43 species, including our FOS
Sandhills. At about 2:45 CST, I heard, then saw 11 in the first flock and then
about 45 minutes later I counted ~130 in the second group, which was actually
several wedges loosely grouped.
The Harlan’s Hawk spent much of the day on the ground, in open fields, about a
half mile closer than the tower where it usually lurks. Below is a link to
today’s eBird list, which includes a
better-than-most-but-still-too-far-to-be-good photo of it. There’s also a
photo of an unusually photogenic female Sapsucker, and the first small flock of
We counted 7 Sparrow species, today. Each day, this week, I’ve been able to
find the Shrike in the east fencerow, anytime that the light was good enough to
scope the sparse tree tops.
Stephen Tyson, Schochoh, Logan Co.
eBird list - Schochoh home 11/28/2019