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Checklist S44242616

 
Location
Laguna Atascosa NWR (LTC 024), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:28 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 3 minute(s)
Distance:
5.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Carl Engstrom , Kurt Engstrom List
Comments:
Birded feeders and trails near the visitor center and then Osprey Overlook. Lots of birds at the overlook, mainly estimated numbers
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
60 species (+2 other taxa) total
70
Blue-winged Teal
150
Northern Shoveler
50
American Wigeon
30
Mottled Duck
2
Northern Pintail
1
Green-winged Teal
2
Canvasback

Pair - came flying in w/ REDH flock at Osprey Overlook and settled down on water to the N. Large ducks with long, heavy bill; male all white with black chest and red head, female entirely tan all over. Distant photo attached.

© Carl Engstrom

6
Redhead
8
Lesser Scaup
3
Ruddy Duck
2
Northern Bobwhite

Pair - just standing along Lakeshore Dr before walking back into brush

1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Common Ground-Dove
11
White-tipped Dove

Lifers - all around the feeders near the center

© Carl Engstrom

10
Mourning Dove
1
Chimney Swift
65
American Avocet
2
Black-bellied Plover
3
Wilson's Plover
2
Semipalmated Plover
1
Long-billed Curlew
300
Stilt Sandpiper

Estimate - the most common shorebird, huge numbers at the overlook

20
Dunlin
85
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper

Did not bother to pick through too closely, likely both species around

1
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Long-billed Dowitcher
25
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher

Did not spend time picking through and putting to species, had a handful of each

3
Wilson's Phalarope

© Carl Engstrom

1
Willet
75
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Gull-billed Tern
1
Caspian Tern
2
Forster's Tern
10
Double-crested Cormorant
20
American White Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
10
Great Egret
1
Tricolored Heron
1
Roseate Spoonbill
10
Black Vulture
15
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
4
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Crested Caracara
2
Couch's Kingbird

Lifers - pair perched and calling on wires along entrance road

© Carl Engstrom

4
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
15
Green Jay

© Carl Engstrom

© Carl Engstrom

5
Purple Martin
3
Tree Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
1
Cave Swallow
6
Long-billed Thrasher
2
Northern Mockingbird
10
European Starling
2
Olive Sparrow

Lifers - seen briefly and heard calling at the overlook

1
Altamira Oriole

Lifer - good, quick views visiting one of the feeders

© Carl Engstrom

30
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Bronzed Cowbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
20
Great-tailed Grackle

© Carl Engstrom

3
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes