Date: 9/1/17 8:02 am
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Crosby County Highlights from Sunday
Greetings All:
I spent a big chunk of Sunday in Crosby County where playas, save for those
along FM 40, seem to be drying down quickly.

There were some highlights, though, including the highest number of Eastern
Kingbirds I have ever seen in my region in a single day: 1 Cackling Goose
at Crosbyton City Park, 2 Wood Ducks at Camp Rio Blanca crossing, 3
Blue-winged Teals at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 4 Blue-winged Teals at CR 189 x
FM 193 Playa, 80 Blue-winged Teals south of Crosbyton, 2 Cinnamon Teals at
CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 2 Cinnamon Teals south of Crosbyton, 4 Northern
Shovelers at CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 4 Northern Shovelers south of
Crosbyton, 2 Gadwalls at CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 2 American Wigeons at CR
189 x FM 193 Playa, 3 Northern Pintails at CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 3
Green-winged Teals at CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 10 Green-winged Teals south of
Crosbyton, 4 Ruddy Ducks at CR 189 x FM 193 Playa, 1 *Inca Dove* north of
Crosbyton, 1 female Rufous Hummingbird in Crosbyton, 2 Common Gallinules at
Ralls WTP, 4 Black-necked Stilts at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 2 Black-necked
Stilts at Crosbyton City Park, 103 American Avocets at CR 173 x FM 40
Playa, 8 American Avocets south of Ralls, 1 Upland Sandpipers south of
Crosbyton, 2 Stilt Sandpipers at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 2 Baird's Sandpipers
at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 1 Baird's Sandpiper at CR 183 x FM 40 Playa, 1
Pectoral Sandpiper at CR 183 x FM 40 Playa, 1 Semipalmated Sandpiper at CR
183 x FM 40 Playa, 4 Western Sandpipers at CR 183 x FM 40 Playa, 7
Long-billed Dowitchers at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 2 Solitary Sandpipers at CR
173 x FM 40 Playa, 24 Lesser Yellowlegs at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 2 Lesser
Yellowlegs at Crosbyton City Park, 13 Greater Yellowlegs at CR 173 x FM 40
Playa, 11 Greater Yellowlegs at Crosbyton City Park, 1 Wilson's Phalarope
at CR 183 x FM 40 Playa, 1 Black Tern south of Ralls, 2 Great Egrets at CR
173 x FM 40 Playa, 1 Great Egret south of Crosbyton, 3 Snowy Egrets at CR
173 x FM 40 Playa, 28 Cattle Egrets at CR 173 x FM 40 Playa, 1 Cattle Egret
in Lorenzo, 3 Yellow-crowned Night Herons at Ralls WTP, 3 White-faced
Ibises at CR 173 x FM 40 PLaya, 64 White-faced Ibises at Crosbyton City
Park, 1 White-faced Ibis near Ralls, 1 Northern Harrier at CR 173 x FM 40
Playa, 1 Ferruginous Hawk north of Crosbyton, 2 adult Red-headed
Woodpeckers at FM 193 x FM 651 crossing, 6 adult/5 immature Red-headed
Woodpeckers at Camp Rio Blanca crossing, 1 Downy Woodpecker at Camp Rio
Blanca crossing, 1 Olive-sided Flycatcher at Camp Rio Blanca crossing, 1
Willow Flycatcher at Camp Rio Blanca crossing, 1 Least Flycatcher at FM 193
x FM 651 crossing, 2 *Eastern Kingbirds* at FM 193 x FM 651 crossing,
1 *Eastern
Kingbird* north of Crosbyton, 1 *Eastern Kingbird* at Silver Falls Rest
Area, 1 *Eastern Kingbird *south of Crosbyton, 2 *Eastern Kingbirds*
southeast of Mt. Blanco, 1 *Eastern Kingbird* well southeast of Mt. Blanco,
2 *Red-eyed Vireos *at Camp Rio Blanca crossing, 1 Common Raven at FM 193 x
FM 651 crossing, 2 Common Ravens south of Crosbyton, 2 Tree Swallows at CR
173 x FM 40 crossing, 2 Northern Rough-winged Swallows at Silver Falls Rest
Area, 2 Rock Wrens at FM 193 x FM 651 crossing, 2 Canyon Wrens at Silver
Falls Rest Area, 1 Common Yellowthroat at Ralls WTP, 1 male American
Redstart southeast of Mt. Blanco, 1 Yellow Warbler at Silver Falls Rest
Area, and 1 Yellow Warbler southeast of Mt. Blanco.

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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