[texbirds] Hagerman NWR Tuesday morning birding.

  • From: Jack Chiles <chilesjack@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Texbirds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:20:48 -0500

Birding continues to be good at the refuge.  Water and vegetation in many of 
the marshes makes for excellent habitat.  You have to scan the marshes very 
carefully but taking your time pays off in a lot of good birds.  We finished 
with 67 species which is great for late July.
Canada Goose  128
Wood Duck  4
Mallard  15
Blue-winged Teal  3
Northern Shoveler  4
Pied-billed Grebe  5
Neotropic Cormorant  24
Great Blue Heron  38
Great Egret  219     
Snowy Egret  111     
Little Blue Heron  26
Cattle Egret  213
Green Heron  27
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  2
White-faced Ibis  47
Black Vulture  5
Turkey Vulture  6
Mississippi Kite  5
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
American Coot  15     
Killdeer  8
Black-necked Stilt  3
American Avocet  9
Spotted Sandpiper  6
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Willet  2     
Lesser Yellowlegs  5
Least Sandpiper  27
Pectoral Sandpiper  2
Stilt Sandpiper  96     
Long-billed Dowitcher  8
Wilson's Phalarope  10
Forster's Tern  3
Eurasian Collared-Dove  1
Mourning Dove  7
Greater Roadrunner  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-headed Woodpecker  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  11
White-eyed Vireo  1
American Crow  19
Purple Martin  7
Barn Swallow  35
Cliff Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  5
Carolina Wren  6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  3
Eastern Bluebird  4
Northern Mockingbird  6
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Common Yellowthroat  1
Lark Sparrow  6
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  11
Blue Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  7
Painted Bunting  11
Dickcissel  16
Red-winged Blackbird  108
Eastern Meadowlark  4
Brown-headed Cowbird  3
House Sparrow  6
Jack Chiles
Volunteer
Hagerman NWR

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