Date: 3/14/17 7:29 pm
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - March 14
It was mostly clear, cool, and a little windy on the bird survey today. 77
species were found. Returning Neotropic migrant Passerines are starting to
show up. A Common Gallinule is back (first seen yesterday). A couple more
swallow species have showed up also. Here is my list for today:



Canada Geese - 7

Wood Duck - 5

Gadwall - 107

Mallard - 28

Blue-winged Teal - 33

Northern Shoveler - 185

Green-winged Teal - 13

Ring-necked Duck - 55

Hooded Merganser - 7

Pied-billed Grebe - 24

Double-crested Cormorant - 41

Great-blue Heron - 14

Great Egret - 8

Black Vulture - 16

Turkey Vulture - 46

Northern Harrier - 2

Red-shouldered Hawk - 1

Red-tailed Hawk - 4

Merlin - 1

King Rail - 3

Virginia Rail - 6

Common Gallinule - 1

American Coot - 412

Killdeer - 7

Greater Yellowlegs - 8

Wilson's Snipe - 32

Rock Pigeon - 2

Mourning Dove - 3

Belted Kingfisher - 1

Red-bellied Woodpecker - 3

Downy Woodpecker - 2

Northern Flicker - 2

Eastern Phoebe - 8

White-eyed Vireo - 1 (new early date for RS by one day.)

Blue Jay - 7

American Crow - 48

Fish Crow - 3

Purple Martin - 9

Tree Swallow - 26

Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 1

Cliff Swallow - 2

Barn Swallow - 2

Carolina Chickadee - 8

Tufted Titmouse - 8

Brown Creeper - 1

Carolina Wren - 6

Winter Wren - 2

Sedge Wren - 5

Marsh Wren - 7

Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2

Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 7

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 1 (new early date by two days.)

Eastern Bluebird - 7

Hermit Thrush - 2

American Robin - 2

Northern Mockingbird - 3

Brown Thrasher - 3

Orange-crowned Warbler - 1

Yellow-rumped Warbler - 45

Pine Warbler - 7

Black-and-white Warbler - 1

Common Yellowthroat - 1

Eastern Towhee - 2

Field Sparrow - 1

Savannah Sparrow - 20

Le Conte's Sparrow - 2

Fox Sparrow - 3

Song Sparrow - 7

Swamp Sparrow - 5

White-throated Sparrow - 8

White-crowned Sparrow - 12

Northern Cardinal - 21

Red-winged Blackbird - 15

Meadowlark species - 8

Common Grackle - 2

Brown-headed Cowbird - 2

American Goldfinch - 3



Odonates:



Fragile Forktail

Common Green Darner

Common Baskettail





Herps:



Red-eared Slider

Spring Peepers - calling







Good birding!



David Arbour

De Queen, AR




 
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