[texbirds] Hidalgo Co: Valley Grass Farms, Donna - 30 July 2012

  • From: Michael Marsden <valleybirders@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: texbirds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2012 13:05:06 -0500

Lots of water and goodish numbers of birds on the Valley Grass Farm fields
in Donna this morning, including:
  c140 Black-bellied Whistling-Ducks
  1 White-tailed Kite
  3 Swainson's Hawks (2 ads & juv)
  c62 Black-necked Stilts
  4 Solitary Sandpipers
  1 Greater Yellowlegs
  c380 Lesser Yellowlegs
  c25 Least Sandpipers
  9 Pectoral Sandpipers
  c34 Stilt Sandpipers
  2 Long-billed Dowitchers
  2 Wilson's Phalaropes &
  1 Gull-billed Tern.

The Least Grebe continues on the western lagoon at the Donna landfill,
where I also came across an adult male Painted Bunting.

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Michael Marsden
956-246-6006
Alamo Inn, TX

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