AudioDateDownLeftRightUpIconClosefacebookReportGallerySettingsGiftLanguageGridLanguage iconListMapMenunoAudionoPhotoPhotoPlayPlusSearchStartwitterUserVideo

Checklist S11631379

 
Location
Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.), Chambers County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
7 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Observers:
Tony Leukering
Comments:
Many others came and went
Species
72 species (+5 other taxa) total
35
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
16
Blue-winged Teal
24
Northern Pintail
9
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
4
White-winged Dove

flocks of 1,3

1
Mourning Dove
1
Groove-billed Ani

gban-smithpoint-9-20-12-tl-01-cropscreen-lowres

40
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4
Black-necked Stilt
2
American Oystercatcher
2
Killdeer
1
Stilt Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet (Western)
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
26
shorebird sp.

3 very distant flocks (4,8,14)

8
Laughing Gull
3
Caspian Tern
6
Forster's Tern
8
Royal Tern
68
Wood Stork

flocks of 9,1,42,16

2
Magnificent Frigatebird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
81
Anhinga

flocks of 38,43

1
Double-crested Cormorant
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
26
American White Pelican

1 flock

17
Brown Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
5
Great Egret
7
Snowy Egret
2
Tricolored Heron
740
White Ibis

65 flocks

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 395 345
65
Glossy/White-faced Ibis

flocks of 5.54.6

1
Roseate Spoonbill
10
Black Vulture
7
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey

not moving

120
Mississippi Kite

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 120
6
Northern Harrier

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown 5
51
Sharp-shinned Hawk

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 51
15
Cooper's Hawk

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 15
1
Red-shouldered Hawk

not moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
23
Broad-winged Hawk

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 23
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Red-headed Woodpecker
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
14
American Kestrel

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 11
Sex Unknown 1
1
Merlin

moving

1
Olive-sided Flycatcher
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
2
Great Crested Flycatcher
3
Eastern Kingbird
9
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
3
Loggerhead Shrike
7
Blue Jay
8
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
16
Bank Swallow
200
Barn Swallow
800
Cliff Swallow

very conservative estimate, considering that a majority of the swallows that I identified were of this species; there could easily have been 6000

2
Cave Swallow
8000
swallow sp.

did not count because I was working hard to scan a high blue sky for hawks, but the flight went on all day, sometimes at >50 birds/minute

1
Carolina Wren

singing male song

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
98
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
9
European Starling
15
Baltimore Oriole
5
Red-winged Blackbird
12
Boat-tailed/Great-tailed Grackle
1
American Redstart
2
Yellow Warbler
4
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
1
Northern Cardinal
9
Blue Grosbeak
4
Indigo Bunting
9
Dickcissel
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes