Date: 1/28/17 12:10 pm
From: Timothy Brush <timothy.brush...>
Subject: [texbirds] FW: eBird Report - Edinburg Scenic Wetlands WBC (LTC 061), Jan 28, 2017
Chilly but nice birding at Edinburg World Birding Center and part of the adjacent municipal park. Brown Pelican definitely unexpected!
Tim Brush
Edinburg, TX

Edinburg Scenic Wetlands WBC (LTC 061), Hidalgo, Texas, US Jan 28, 2017 7:50 AM - 10:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: with Subtropical Ornithology class--butterfly garden area, north pond, south pond and serpentine lake in municipal park--overcast, low 50s, N 5-10+ but no rain
52 species (+2 other taxa)

Muscovy Duck (Domestic type) 3
Gadwall 2
Mallard 1 one green-headed male with domestic "blends"
Mallard (Domestic type) 6
Blue-winged Teal 3
Northern Shoveler 12
Lesser Scaup 18
Plain Chachalaca 3 sw corner, butterfly garden
Pied-billed Grebe 3
Neotropic Cormorant 22
Double-crested Cormorant 6
Anhinga 1 female
American White Pelican 8
Brown Pelican 1 brownish pelican--2nd-yeard bird, dull brownish gray all over, obvious pelican bill and body shape, slightly smaller than American White Pelicans it was accompanying on north pond
Great Blue Heron 3
Great Egret 2
Snowy Egret 5
Tricolored Heron 2
Cattle Egret 5
Green Heron 1
Black-crowned Night-Heron 2
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 2
Osprey 1
Common Gallinule 1
American Coot 15
Least Sandpiper 7
Spotted Sandpiper 2
Inca Dove 8
White-tipped Dove 1 quick look
Mourning Dove 6
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1
Ringed Kingfisher 1 male
Green Kingfisher 2 male on serpentine lake, female on north pond
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 1 drilling into mesquite near pavilion in municipal park--seemed to be transitional between juv. and adult female
Great Kiskadee 3
Loggerhead Shrike 1
White-eyed Vireo 1 unseen singing male
Green Jay 2 sw corner of butterfly garde
Black-crested Titmouse 1 singing male in butterfly garden entrance area
House Wren 1
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher 3
Curve-billed Thrasher 2
Long-billed Thrasher 1
Northern Mockingbird 6
Common Starling 5
American Pipit 4
Orange-crowned Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 1 heard only--south pond
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 1 in mesquite with sapsucker--checking sap holes after it moved
Northern Cardinal 2
Red-winged Blackbird 2
Great-tailed Grackle 45
House Sparrow 4

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