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Checklist S22434286

 
Location
Laguna Atascosa NWR (LTC 024), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Mar 19, 2015 1:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Miles Goldenberg
Species
49 species (+2 other taxa) total
3
Blue-winged Teal
4
Northern Shoveler
20
Gadwall
34
Redhead
1
Ruddy Duck
7
Plain Chachalaca
3
Least Grebe

Alligator Pond

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1
5
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Eared Grebe
3
Mourning Dove
1
Greater Roadrunner
2000
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Many scattered over the refuge, plus a HUGE flock on the water at Osprey Overlook

4
Sandhill Crane
3
Black-necked Stilt
7
Killdeer
1
Long-billed Curlew
2
Pectoral Sandpiper
5
Greater Yellowlegs
60
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Laughing Gull
2
Sterna sp.

I don't really know

47
American White Pelican
3
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
1
heron sp.

Tricolored or little blue

175
White Ibis

Huge flock flying north, plus individuals scattered over the refuge

6
Black Vulture
8
Turkey Vulture
6
Osprey
2
Northern Harrier
2
Harris's Hawk
2
White-tailed Hawk
1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
9
Crested Caracara
1
Merlin
4
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
2
Loggerhead Shrike
2
White-eyed Vireo
2
Green Jay
2
Chihuahuan Raven
3
Black-crested Titmouse
1
Long-billed Thrasher
9
Northern Mockingbird
4
Eastern Meadowlark
1
Altamira Oriole
17
Red-winged Blackbird
20
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Prothonotary Warbler

Seen well, unmistakable. Moving through low branches overhanging alligator pond. I did not realize this was rare, otherwise I would have taken a photo!

1
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Yellow-throated Warbler
 

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

Yes