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Location
Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.), Chambers County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:30 AM 🌙 Nocturnal
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s)
Observers:
Tony Leukering
Comments:
Though a few people were around for much of the day
Species
78 species (+7 other taxa) total
53
Snow Goose

7 blue

3
Ross's Goose

all adults flying over in one flock; small white geese, short necks, stubby bills

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3
344
Greater White-fronted Goose

13 flocks

12
dabbling duck sp.

too far in bad light to ID

30
Ring-necked Duck

flocks of 11,19

13
duck sp.

diving ducks of two species, possibly RNDU and LESC, but too far away in bad light to ID

1
Northern Bobwhite
5
White-winged Dove
5
Mourning Dove
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
38
Sandhill Crane

4 flocks

1
Black-bellied Plover
1
American Golden-Plover

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Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
20
Killdeer

4 flocks

1
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper

flying over bay, too far to ID to species, but presumably WESA on date

1
Wilson's Snipe
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet (Western)
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
33
Laughing Gull
2
Ring-billed Gull
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
2
Herring Gull

imm = formative pl

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
3
Caspian Tern
3
Royal Tern
4
Common Loon
59
Anhinga

6 flocks

1
Neotropic Cormorant

w/ DCCO

181
Double-crested Cormorant

24 flocks (1-41 in size)

378
American White Pelican

20 flocks

37
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
33
Glossy/White-faced Ibis

flocks of 5,33

11
Black Vulture

moving

532
Turkey Vulture

moving

1
Osprey

not moving

1
Mississippi Kite

very late; moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
28
Northern Harrier

moving; 10 brown

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female 7
Sex Unknown 6 10
37
Sharp-shinned Hawk

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 7 26 4
154
Cooper's Hawk

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 27 112 15
6
Bald Eagle

moving; all photographed;
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#2
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#3
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#4
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#5
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#6 - adult with juvenile Golden Eagle
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Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4 1 1
1
White-tailed Hawk

moving; dark

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
Red-shouldered Hawk

5 moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6
585
Broad-winged Hawk

moving; one juv dark morph

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 579 6
35
Red-tailed Hawk

32 moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 28 7
1
Great Horned Owl
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
Crested Caracara

not moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
22
American Kestrel

moving

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 7
Female 11
Sex Unknown 4
1
Merlin

moving

5
Eastern Phoebe

at least one singing

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown 4
1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
3
Blue Jay
650
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

very conservative estimate

3
Tree Swallow
1
Bank Swallow
160
Barn Swallow

very conservative estimate

1
Cliff Swallow
5
Cave Swallow
2
Red-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren

singing

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Carolina Wren

singing male song

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
2
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
18
European Starling
1
Lark Sparrow
2
White-crowned Sparrow
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
1
White-throated Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
Eastern Meadowlark
35
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
32
Red-winged Blackbird
22
Great-tailed Grackle
42
blackbird sp.
15
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
 

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