Date: 8/21/17 9:19 am
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Highlights from Lynn County - Saturday
Greetings All:
On Saturday (19 August) I explored the eastern half of Lynn County with
Brandon Best during which time he boosted his county list over the 100
species mark and allowed me to enjoy some vicarious participation in a
Texas Century Club effort.

Birding was generally good and we pulled in a solid group of highlights
including 6 first fall Wood Ducks at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 20 Blue-winged
Teals at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 32 Blue-winged Teals at the CR 28 x FM
1054 Playa, 4 Blue-winged Teals at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 Cinnamon
Teal at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 4 Gadwalls at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 1
Gadwall at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 4 Northern Pintails at the CR Y x
CR 20 Playa, 2 Northern Pintails at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 3
Green-winged Teals at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 4 Green-winged Teals at the
CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 3 Green-winged Teals at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 18
Redheads at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 3 Ruddy Ducks at the CR Y x CR 20
Playa, 6 Ruddy Ducks at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 Eared Grebe at the
CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 90 Eared Grebes at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1
female Black-chinned Hummingbird in Tahoka, *2 Common Gallinules *at the FM
1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 28 Black-necked Stilts at the CR Y x CR 20 Play, 2
Black-necked Stilts at the CR Y x FM 3332 Playa, 22 Black-necked Stilts at
the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 10 Black-necked Stilts at the FM 1054 x FM 1313
Playa, 7 Snowy Plovers at Skeen Playa, 7 Upland Sandpipers near the FM 1054
x FM 1313 Playa, 2 Stilt Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 1 Baird's Sandpiper at
the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 3 Baird's Sandpipers at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa,
1 Baird's Sandpiper at Skeen Playa, 6 Least Sandpipers at the CR 28 x FM
1054 Playa, 3 Least Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 2 Pectoral Sandpipers at the
CR 28 x FM 1054 Plya, 4 Semipalmated Sandpipers at the CR 28 x FM 1054
Playa, 14 Semipalmated Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 11 Western Sandpipers at
the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 7 Western Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 1
Long-billed Dowitcher at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Long-billed Dowitcher
at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 6 Long-billed Dowitchers at Skeen Playa, 1
Spotted Sandpiper near Wilson, 4 Lesser Yellowlegs at the CR 28 x FM 1054
Playa, 2 Lesser Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 1 Greater Yellowlegs at the CR Y
x CR 20 Playa, 1 Greater Yellowlegs at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1
Wilson's Phalarope at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 21 Wilson's Phalaropes at
Skeen Playa, 2 Black Terns at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 5 Black Terns at
the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 3 Double-crested Cormorants at the CR Y x CR
20 Playa, 1 Double-crested Cormorant at Skeen Playa, 2 Great Egrets at the
CR Y x CR 20 Play, 1 Great Egret at Skeen Playa, 7 Snowy Egrets at the CR Y
x CR 20 Playa, 37 Cattle Egrets at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 2 Cattle Egrets
at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 19 White-faced Ibises at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 29
White-faced Ibises at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 78 White-faced Ibises at
Skeen Playa, 1 male Northern Harrier at the CR Y x FM 3332 Playa, 1
immature Harris's Hawk at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Peregrine Falcon at
the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 1 Olive-sided Flycatcher in Tahoka, 1 Olive-sided
Flycatcher at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Western Wood Pewee at the CR 25 x FM
1054 Woodlot, 1 Western Wood Pewee at the CR EE Wetlands, 2 Willow
Flycatchers at the CR 25 x FM 1054 Woodlot, 1 Willow Flycatcher at the FM
2956 Playa, 1 Willow Flycatcher at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Least Flycatcher
at the CR EE Wetlands, 2 Least Flycatchers at the CR 25 x FM 1054 Woodlot,
1 Least Flycatcher at the FM 2956 Playa, 1 Bell's Vireo at the CR 25 x FM
1054 Woodlot, 2 Tree Swallows at the CR X x CR 20 Playa, 1 Tree Swallow at
the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 Tree Swallows at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa,
32 Northern Rough-winged Swallows at the CR X x CR 20 Playa, 1 Northern
Rough-winged Swallow at the CR 25 x FM 1054 Playa, 7 Northern Rough-winged
Swallows at the CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 4 Bank Swallows at the CR X x CR 20
Playa, 1 Bank Swallow at the FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 Cave Swallow at the
CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Yellow-breasted Chat at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 4
Yellow-headed Blackbirds at the CR Y x CR 20 Playa, 1 Common Yellowthroat
at the CR Y x FM 3332 Playa, 2 Common Yellowthroats at Tahoka Lake Pasture,
2 Yellow Warblers at the CR 25 x FM 1054 Woodlot, 1 Yellow Warbler at the
CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Yellow Warbler at the FM 2956 Playa, 1 Yellow
Warbler in Tahoka, 1 WIlson's Warbler in Tahoka , 1 male Black-headed
Grosbeak in Tahoka, and 1 immature Indigo Bunting at Tahoka Lake Pasture.

It was a pretty good day:)

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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