Date: 5/17/17 6:21 pm
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - May 16
It was partly cloudy, warm, and windy on the bird survey yesterday. 92
species were found. I was joined by Mike Weber (TX) about half way through
the survey. Major emphasis was placed on looking for migrants and there
were a few still lingering around. Here is our list for yesterday:




Black-bellied Whistling Duck - 4



Canada Geese - 4



Wood Duck - 12



Mallard - 4



Blue-winged Teal - 15



Northern Shoveler - 5



Hooded Merganser - 1



Pied-billed Grebe - 3



Neotropic Cormorant - 6 ( 2 sitting on nests).



Anhinga - 16 (several on nests.)



Least Bittern - 3



Great-blue Heron - 14



Great Egret - 86



Snowy Egret - 20



Little-blue Heron - 50



Cattle Egret - 26



Green Heron - 5



White Ibis - 273



Black Vulture - 6



Turkey Vulture - 10



Mississippi Kite - 5



Red-shouldered Hawk - 2



Red-tailed Hawk - 3



King Rail - 1



Purple Gallinule - 6 (Didn't get around to looking for them till
mid-afternoon and they had become scarce.)



Common Gallinule - 20



American Coot - 5



Killdeer - 1



Spotted Sandpiper - 2



Hudsonian Godwit - 1



Lesser Yellowlegs - 7



White-rumped Sandpiper - 12



Pectoral Sandpiper - 4



Mourning Dove - 4



Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 5



Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 4



Belted Kingfisher - 1



Downy Woodpecker - 2



Hairy Woodpecker - 1



Pileated Woodpecker - 1



Eastern Wood-Pewee - 1



Acadian Flycatcher - 1



Alder Flycatcher - 1



Willow Flycatcher - 1 (calling on territory.)



Eastern Phoebe - 4



Great-crested Flycatcher - 1



Eastern Kingbird - 15



Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - 3



White-eyed Vireo - 12



Bell's Vireo - 4



Yellow-throated Vireo - 1



Red-eyed Vireo - 3



American Crow - 1



Fish Crow - 6



Purple Martin - 3



Tree Swallow - 22



Bank Swallow - 3



Cliff Swallow - 2



Barn Swallow - 9



Carolina Chickadee - 8



Tufted Titmouse - 2



Carolina Wren - 10



Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 7



Eastern Bluebird - 3



Northern Mockingbird - 2



Cedar Waxwing - 16



Chestnut-sided Warbler - 2



Yellow-throated Warbler - 1



Pine Warbler - 2



Prairie Warbler - 2



Black-and-white Warbler - 1



Prothonotary Warbler - 7



Swainson's Warbler - 1



Northern Waterthrush - 1



Kentucky Warbler - 2



Common Yellowthroat - 6



Hooded Warbler - 1



Canada Warbler - 2



Yellow-breasted Chat - 12



Summer Tanager - 2



Eastern Towhee - 1



Field Sparrow - 1



Northern Cardinal - 17



Indigo Bunting - 18



Painted Bunting - 8



Dickcissel - 35



Red-winged Blackbird - 27



Eastern Meadowlark - 1



Common Grackle - 17



Brown-headed Cowbird - 13



Orchard Oriole - 2



Baltimore Oriole - 1







Odonates:



Lilypad Forktail



Skimming Bluet



Swamp Darner



Prince Baskettail



Stillwater Clubtail



Halloween Pennant



Eastern Pondhawk



Slaty Skimmer



Spangled Skimmer



Blue Dasher



Eastern Amberwing



Common Whitetail



Great-blue Skimmer



Spot-winged Glider



Black Saddlebags









Herps:





American Alligator



Red-eared Slider



Broad-banded Watersnake



Green Treefrog " calling



Blanchards Cricket Frog " calling



Bronze Frog - calling



Bullfrog





Good birding!





David Arbour
De Queen, AR




 
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