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Checklist S11996777

 
Location
Laguna Atascosa NWR (LTC 024), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Nov 09, 2012 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
38
Duration:
5 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mel & Jeanne Goff
Comments:
Part of the Rio Grande Birding Festival. Leaders were Forrest Rowland, Kevin Karlson, and Justin Rink.
Species
89 species total
35
Snow Goose

Flying over open fields just after sunrise. The light was perfect and there were two blue morph geese.

4
Blue-winged Teal
215
Northern Shoveler
8
American Wigeon
58
Mottled Duck
320
Northern Pintail
35
Canvasback
115
Redhead
1
Ring-necked Duck
3
Lesser Scaup
137
Ruddy Duck
3
Plain Chachalaca
15
Pied-billed Grebe
6
Eared Grebe
32
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2
Common Ground-Dove
6
White-tipped Dove
2
White-winged Dove
2
Mourning Dove
5300
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Actually I think this number is far too low, but I didn't want to guess too high. Others on the trip may report many more.

155
Sandhill Crane
3
Black-necked Stilt
1
Black-bellied Plover
16
Killdeer
5
Long-billed Curlew
2
Stilt Sandpiper
15
Dunlin
1
Spotted Sandpiper
7
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet
4
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Laughing Gull
1
Caspian Tern
1
Forster's Tern
1
Royal Tern
2
Anhinga
3
Double-crested Cormorant
31
American White Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
1
Reddish Egret
2
White Ibis
5
Roseate Spoonbill
44
Black Vulture
13
Turkey Vulture
6
Osprey
1
White-tailed Kite
3
Northern Harrier
7
Harris's Hawk
3
White-tailed Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Eastern Screech-Owl
4
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
5
Crested Caracara
3
American Kestrel
2
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Red-crowned Parrot
2
Lilac-crowned Parrot
2
Red-lored Parrot
1
Yellow-headed Parrot
1
Eastern Phoebe
4
Great Kiskadee
2
Loggerhead Shrike
1
White-eyed Vireo
12
Green Jay
1
Black-crested Titmouse
1
Verdin
1
House Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Curve-billed Thrasher
1
Long-billed Thrasher
2
Northern Mockingbird
175
European Starling
1
American Pipit
4
Pine Siskin
1
Cassin's Sparrow
2
Olive Sparrow
1
Eastern Meadowlark
1
Altamira Oriole
33
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Bronzed Cowbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
280
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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Yes