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Location
Whitewater Draw WA, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Aug 21, 2017 5:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
0.9 mile(s)
Observers:
Ronald Beck
Species
75 species total
3
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

Continuing rarity.

18
Cinnamon Teal
11
Northern Shoveler
2
Mallard
20
Mexican Duck
2
Northern Pintail
11
Green-winged Teal (American)
2
Redhead

Two basic plumages, adult males.

13
Ruddy Duck
5
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Eared Grebe

Single bird transitioning to basic plumage.

1
Western Grebe

Single bird present for third day.

1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
White-winged Dove
60
Mourning Dove
1
Greater Roadrunner
4
Sora
14
American Coot
34
American Avocet
22
Killdeer
5
Long-billed Curlew
5
Least Sandpiper
10
Western Sandpiper
1
Short-billed Dowitcher

Identified by diagnostic flight call, as bird flew over.

3
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Wilson's Snipe
14
Wilson's Phalarope
2
Red-necked Phalarope
6
Spotted Sandpiper
5
Solitary Sandpiper
4
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
13
Great Blue Heron
7
Great Egret

Exact count.

3
Snowy Egret
5
Cattle Egret
2
Green Heron
8
Black-crowned Night-Heron
185
White-faced Ibis

Appeared to be over two hundred, counted all birds that could be seen at one time.

7
Turkey Vulture
5
Swainson's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
2
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon
4
Black Phoebe
3
Vermilion Flycatcher (Northern)
2
Cassin's Kingbird
24
Western Kingbird
2
Loggerhead Shrike
6
Chihuahuan Raven
24
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
300
Tree Swallow

Many thousands of swallows, underestimated numbers.

200
Bank Swallow

Counted birds sitting in trees, stopped at two hundred. Underestimated numbers

2
Barn Swallow (American)
400
Cliff Swallow

Probably the most numerous swallow, underestimated numbers.

1
Curve-billed Thrasher
2
Northern Mockingbird
3
House Finch
4
Lesser Goldfinch
4
Cassin's Sparrow
2
Black-throated Sparrow
7
Lark Sparrow
4
Lark Bunting
1
Canyon Towhee
350
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Counted birds by twos at one pond, then stopped counting, underestimated numbers.

1
Eastern Meadowlark (Lilian's)
1
Bullock's Oriole
3
Red-winged Blackbird
8
Brown-headed Cowbird
4
Common Yellowthroat
5
Yellow Warbler
4
Blue Grosbeak
45
Lazuli Bunting

Counted by ones, as birds flew into trees and bushes, from feeding in grasses.

1
Dickcissel

Heard diagnostic flight call, looked up and observed light chin, black across chest, and hint of yellow in chest, observed for less than couple of seconds. First time I have seen this bird in the county.

 

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

Yes