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Checklist S15661615

 
Location
Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.), Chambers County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
8 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Observers:
Tony Leukering
Comments:
Other observer was Ron Weeks; though more visitors present at times
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.7.1
Species
76 species (+10 other taxa) total
1654
Snow Goose

33 flocks

15
Ross's Goose

scattered in 8 SNGO flocks

85
Snow/Ross's Goose

1 flock

3
Greater White-fronted Goose

1 flock

1
Canada Goose

pic to be added

95
goose sp.

4 flocks

15
Northern Shoveler

flocks of 4,5,6

2
Gadwall

m,f with NOPI

24
Northern Pintail

flocks of 1,7,16

1
Green-winged Teal

w/NOPI

4
dabbling duck sp.

1 flock

1
Redhead

f w/ LESC flock

182
Lesser Scaup

11 flocks

26
Aythya sp.

f, probably REDH; 25 distant

4
Bufflehead

2 am

60
Red-breasted Merganser

16 flocks

2
Horned Grebe

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1
Horned/Eared Grebe

EAGR or HOGR flying in bad light; looked mostly dark and may very well have been EAGR; more details to be added

1
White-winged Dove
6
Mourning Dove
1
Black-chinned Hummingbird

f

26
Killdeer
9
Dunlin
1
Least Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
4
Willet (Western)
42
Laughing Gull
118
Ring-billed Gull
2
Herring Gull (American)

ja

2
Caspian Tern
2
Forster's Tern
5
Royal Tern
5
Common Loon
90
Double-crested Cormorant
1
American White Pelican
166
Brown Pelican
20
Snowy Egret

flocks of 4,7,8,1

5
Black Vulture

3 migrating

130
Turkey Vulture

migrating

2
Osprey

jj

1
White-tailed Kite

migrating

8
Northern Harrier

migrating am,af,3j

5
Sharp-shinned Hawk

migrating 5a

11
Cooper's Hawk

migrating 8a,3j

1
Bald Eagle

migrating j

26
Broad-winged Hawk

migrating a,25j

3
Swainson's Hawk

migrating jjj

4
Red-tailed Hawk

1 j migrating 2a,j

1
Great Horned Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher

m

1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

af

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Crested Caracara
1
American Kestrel

f

1
Peregrine Falcon

migrating j

2
Eastern Phoebe
1
Loggerhead Shrike
1
Blue Jay
1
American Crow

heard calling first, then found landing in tree in NE Motte; non-nasal 'caw' typical of sp and unlike nasal two-noted call of FICR; six fingers; pix to be added; only my 2nd record from tower; also seen and heard by Ron Weeks

90
Tree Swallow
3
Barn Swallow
2
Cliff Swallow

seen together, reddish rumps, square-tipped tails, dark throats, pale foreheads

4
Cave Swallow
1
House Wren
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

mu

1
Eastern Bluebird
5
American Robin
1
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
23
European Starling
24
American Pipit
13
American Goldfinch
3
Spinus sp. (goldfinch sp.)

seen poorly in flight; not heard; small finches (bounding flight) with short, notched tails, unstreaked above and below; they may well have been LEGO, but view too poor to claim

1
Field Sparrow
2
White-crowned Sparrow

ai

2
White-crowned Sparrow (leucophrys)

ai

3
White-throated Sparrow
1
Vesper Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
sparrow sp.
7
Eastern Meadowlark
10
blackbird sp.

1 flock

8
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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