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Checklist S27969496

 
Location
Smith Point--Candy Abshier WMA (UTC 048)(GCBO Hawk Watch loc.), Chambers County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Oct 11, 1996
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Distance:
0.0 mile(s)
Area: 0.0 ac
Observers:
John Whittle
Comments:
N/A
Species
47 species (+4 other taxa) total
1
30
Cackling/Canada Goose

This was before species was split

16
1
3
6
3
25
27
3
8
cormorant sp.
41
39
1
3
1
3
247
6
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
26
9
13
5
1
Accipiter sp.
1
74
2
1
1
4
1
2
1
13
2
2
55
31
11
4
2
3
3
5

Smith Point Hawk Watch, Candy Abshier WMA, Chambers County, 7:42 am (2 birds); 7:46 am (1 bird); 8:09 am (2 birds) Length of sighting: 15 secs each Habitat: Open field with small wet area nearby and other weedy overgrown areas. Weather: Clear Light Conditions: Good Distance: 25 feet and up Optical equipment: 7x35 mm binoculars Voice/call notes: Typical "thin" seep call note of Savannah Sparrow heard from each. The birds were flying by heading west to northwest - were presumably migrating birds. - Medium sized sparrows. The birds were brown. Tail: Short, slightly notched ELIMINATION OF SIMILAR SPECIES: The birds were identified essentially solely of the very characteristic call note, with which the observer is very familiar. The checklist considers this species to be very rare until October 14.

1
5
6
12
28
1
4
 

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

Yes