Date: 2/11/17 6:02 pm
From: Timothy Brush <timothy.brush...>
Subject: [texbirds] FW: eBird Report - Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Feb 11, 2017
Nice but quite breezy walk at Santa Ana Refuge this morning.
Regards and good birding,
Tim Brush
Edinburg, TX
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Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Hidalgo, Texas, US Feb 11, 2017 7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments: Subtropical Ornithology class and me--sunny, windy and warm--Willow Lake, Tree Tower, Pintail Lake, river trail and back via tour road--most lake section either dry or quite full--most shorebirds on Pintail 2
56 species (+2 other taxa)

Gadwall 8
Mottled Duck 7
Blue-winged Teal 20
Cinnamon Teal 1 male on Willow Lake
Northern Shoveler 25
Green-winged Teal 8
Ruddy Duck 3
Plain Chachalaca 2
Least Grebe 6 in tight group on Willow 3
Pied-billed Grebe 1
Neotropic Cormorant 2
Great Blue Heron 1
Great Egret 2
Snowy Egret 4
Tricolored Heron 2
White-faced Ibis 2
Turkey Vulture 20
Cooper's Hawk 1
Harris's Hawk 2 pair along tour road by Willow 1 and Treet Tower
White-tailed Hawk 2
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Virginia Rail 1 heard only--Pintail
Sora 2 heard only--Pintail
American Coot 8
Black-necked Stilt 20
Killdeer 2
Least Sandpiper 3
Long-billed Dowitcher 80
Greater Yellowlegs 9
White-tipped Dove 1
Mourning Dove 3
Ringed Kingfisher 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 3
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 3
American Kestrel 1
Peregrine Falcon 1
falcon sp. 1
Eastern Phoebe 1
Vermilion Flycatcher 1
Great Kiskadee 10
White-eyed Vireo 5 singing males--saw 2
Green Jay 3 vis. ctr. area early
swallow sp. 6
Black-crested Titmouse 2
Carolina Wren 2 unseen singing males
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Long-billed Thrasher 1
Common Starling 15 on communciations tower early
Orange-crowned Warbler 3
Common Yellowthroat 2
Yellow-rumped Warbler 4
Northern Cardinal 2
Red-winged Blackbird 120
Great-tailed Grackle 2
Altamira Oriole 1 subadult near vis. ctr. early
Lesser Goldfinch 1 heard only

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