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Checklist S24616205

 
Location
Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.), Chambers County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Aug 14, 2015 6:40 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Observers:
Winnie Burkett
Species
64 species (+4 other taxa) total
1
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
19
Mottled Duck
2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
28
Eurasian Collared-Dove

have been in Smith Point for many years

41
White-winged Dove
2
Mourning Dove
6
Common Nighthawk
6
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Black-necked Stilt
2
Killdeer
11
Upland Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
16
Laughing Gull
1
Caspian Tern
5
Royal Tern
4
tern sp.
2
Black Skimmer
12
Magnificent Frigatebird
1
Anhinga
49
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
51
Great Egret
5
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
12
Tricolored Heron
41
Cattle Egret
6
Green Heron
3
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
1
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
1935
White Ibis

Migrating flocks were seen through out the day

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1347 588
195
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
4
Roseate Spoonbill
3
Black Vulture
8
Turkey Vulture
2
Swallow-tailed Kite
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
5
Broad-winged Hawk
5
Swainson's Hawk

Hawk watch

2
Red-tailed Hawk

Hawk watch

2
Great Horned Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher

feeding on the edge of the bay

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Olive-sided Flycatcher
3
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
1
Great Crested Flycatcher
4
Eastern Kingbird
2
Loggerhead Shrike
5
Blue Jay
1
Bank Swallow
5
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow
1600
swallow sp.

Many swallows were migrating there may have been twice this many

1
Carolina Chickadee
2
Carolina Wren
12
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
4
Northern Mockingbird
5
European Starling
7
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Louisiana Waterthrush
4
Common Yellowthroat
2
Northern Cardinal
5
Blue Grosbeak
73
Dickcissel
 

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

Yes