Date: 9/6/17 12:32 pm
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Lynn County Highlights - Sunday
Greetings All:
I spent most of Sunday in Lynn County, searching, with limited success, for
songbird migrants.

Highlights included 2 Wood Ducks at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 38 Blue-winged
Teals at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 4 Blue-winged Teals at FM 1054 x FM 1313
Playa, 52 Blue-winged Teals at Skeen Playa, 2 Cinnamon Teals at CR 28 x FM
1054 Playa, 3 Cinnamon Teals at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 4 Cinnamon Teals
at Skeen Playa, 32 Redheads at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 2 Scaled Quails at
CR EE Wetlands, 2 Eared Grebes at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 48 Eared Grebes at
FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 immature Black-chinned Hummingbird in Tahoka, 1
immature Black-chinned Hummingbird in Wilson, 1 immature male Rufous
Hummingbird at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 2 Common Gallinules at FM 1054 x FM
1313 Playa, 40 Black-necked Stilts at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 19
Black-necked Stilts at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 66 Black-necked Stilts at
Skeen PLaya, 2 American Avocets at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 4 American
Avocets at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 2 Snowy Plovers at Skeen Playa, 2 Snowy
Plovers at Tahoka Lake, 3 Stilt Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 2 Baird's
Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 1 Least Sandpiper at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 19
Least Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 8 Least Sandpipers at Tahoka Lake, 3
Semipalmated Sandpipers at Skeen Playa, 6 Semipalmated Sandpipers at Tahoka
Lake, 3 Western Sandpipers at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 11 Western Sandpipers
at Skeen Playa, 11 Western Sandpipers at Tahoka Lake, 9 Long-billed
Dowitchers near Wilson, 1 Spotted Sandpiper at Skeen Playa, 1 Spotted
Sandpiper in Wilson, 1 Solitary Sandpiper at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 2
Lesser Yellowlegs at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa,. 5 Lesser Yellowlegs at FM 1054
x FM 1313 Playa, 2 Lesser Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 5 Lesser Yellowlegs
near Wilson, 4 Greater Yellowlegs at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa, 1 Greater
Yellowlegs at Skeen Playa, 4 Wilson-s Phalaropes at Skeen Playa, 1 Black
Tern at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 Double-crested Cormorant at Skeen Playa,
3 Cattle Egrets in Wilson, 53 White-faced Ibises at CR 28 x FM 1054 Playa,
18 White-faced Ibises at Skeen Playa, 1 Olive-sided Flycatcher at the
Tahoka Cemetery Complex, 1 Western Wood Pewee at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1
empid at the Tahoka Cemetery Complex, 1 Willow Flycatcher at CR EE
Wetlands, 1 Willow Flycatcher at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Least Flycatcher at
Tahoka Cemetery Complex, 1 Ash-throated Flycatcher at Tahoka Lake Pasture,
2 *Eastern Kingbirds* at CR EE Wetlands, 2 Common Ravens at CR EE Wetlands,
2 Tree Swallows at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 2 Northern Rough-winged
Swallows at CR EE Wetlands, 6 Northern Rough-winged Swallows at FM 1054 x
FM 1313 Playa, 4 Northern Rough-winged Swallows in Wilson, 2 Bank Swallows
at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1 House Wren at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1
Swainson's Thrush at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 3 Yellow-breasted Chats at Tahoka
Lake Pasture, 5 Yellow-headed Blackbirds at FM 1054 x FM 1313 Playa, 1
Yellow-headed Blackbird near Wilson, 1 female Orchard Oriole at CR EE
Wetlands, 1 male Bronzed Cowbird at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 MacGillivray's
Warbler at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Common Yellowthroat at CR EE Wetlands, 2
Common Yellowthroats at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Yellow Warbler at the Tahoka
Cemetery Complex, 3 Yellow Warblers at Tahoka Lake Pasture, 1 Wilson's
Warbler near Tahoka, 2 Wilson's Warblers at Tahoka Lake Pasture, and 1
first fall male Summer Tanager at Tahoka Lake Pasture.

It was a pretty good day but a good stalling system may be necessary to get
me to my goal of 200 species of bird in the county during 2017.

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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