Date: 9/1/17 7:34 am
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Lynn County Highlights from Saturday
Greetings All:
I spent most of Saturday in Lynn County and, as usual for this time of
year, most of the highlights were water birds: wandering waders, passage
shorebirds, and early waterfowl.

Amidst the 100 species of bird tallied during my day, highlights were:36
Blue-winged Teals at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 106 Blue-winged Teals at Skeen
Playa, 2 Cinnamon Teals at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 8 Cinnamon Teals at Skeen
Playa, 5 Northern Shovelers at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 Northern Shovelers
at Skeen Playa, 4 Gadwalls at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 7 Gadwalls at Skeen
Playa, 2 American Wigeons at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 American Wigeons at
Skeen Playa, 2 Northern Pintails at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 5 Green-winged
Teals at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 27 Green-winged Teals at Skeen Playa, 4
Ruddy Ducks at Skeen Playa, 2 Scaled Quails at Sam Road x CR 3332 Playa, 2
Eared Grebes at CR Y x FM 3332 Playa, 18 Black-necked Stilts at CR 28 x FM
1054 Playa, 98 Black-necked Stilts at Skeen Playa, 8 American Avocets near
Lakeview, 2 Snowy Plovers at Skeen Playa, 1 *Marbled Godwit* at Skeen
Playa, 1 Stilt Sandpiper near Lakeview, 8 Stilt Sandpipers at Skeen Playa,
2 Baird's Sandpipers near Lakeview, 3 Baird's Sandpipers west of Tahoka, 2
Least Sandpipers near Lakeview, 4 Least Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 3 Least
Sandpipers west of Tahoka, 1 Pectoral Sandpiper near Lakeview, 1 Pectoral
Sandpiper at Skeen Playa, 7 Semipalmated Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 4
Western Sandpipers at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Western Sandpiper near
Lakeview, 10 Western Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 4 Western Sandpipers west
of Tahoka, 8 Long-billed Dowitchers at Skeen Playa, 2 Spotted Sandpipers at
CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 Solitary Sandpipers near Lakeview, 2 Lesser
Yellowlegs at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 Lesser Yellowlegs near Lakeview, 8
Lesser Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 3 Greater Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 5
Greater Yellowlegs at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 4 Greater Yellowlegs near
Lakeview, 3 Greater Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 14 Wilson's Phalaropes at
Skeen Playa, 4 Black Terns at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Double-crested
Cormorant at Skeen Playa, 1 Great Egret at Skeen Playa, 8 Cattle Egrets at
O'Donnell Playa, 14 White-faced Ibises at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 79
White-faced Ibises at Skeen Playa, 1 Peregrine Falcon near Lakeview, 1
Least Flycatcher at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2 Tree Swallows at CR 28 x FM
1054 Playa, 1 Northern Rough-winged Swallow at CR EE Wetlands, 12 Northern
Rough-winged Swallows at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Bank Swallow at CR 28 x
FM 1054 Playa, 2 Cave Swallows at CR EE Wetlands, 2 Cave Swallows at CR 28
x FM 1054 Playa, 4 Cave Swallows in New Moore, 1 Lesser Goldfinch at CR EE
Wetlands, 2 Chipping Sparrows at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 adult *Black-throated
Sparow* at CR EE Wetlands, 2 Lark Buntings at CR EE Wetlands, 8 Lark
Buntings at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 3 Yellow-breasted Chats at New Moore
Wetlands, 4 Yellow-headed Blackbirds at Skeen Playa, 1 male Bronzed Cowbird
at New Moore Wetlands, 2 female/5 male Common Yellowthroats at New Moore
Wetlands, 1 Yellow Warbler at CR 25 x FM 1054 Woodlot, 1 Yellow Warbler
near Frog Lake, and 1 male Summer Tanager at CR EE Wetlands.

A pretty good day in Lynn County!

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson, Lubbock


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