Date: 12/21/17 8:49 am
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Lubbock County CBC - Full Report
Greetings All:
Lubbock County CBC - 16 December 2017 - Low=28, High=57, clear or mostly
clear throughout, breezy (5-10 mph) in the early morning ramping up to
windy (35-35 mph - gusts to 40-45 mph) by late morning with occasional
white-out conditions due to a mixture of dust and cotton fibers.

Observers: Kathryn Brautigam, Canyon Clark, Jeremy Clark, Jim Crites,
Manuel De Leon, Charles Grair, Drew Harvey, Anthony Hewetson, Ellen
Hildebrandt, Jan Jannett, Peter Keyel, Phillip Kite, Rob Lee, Skyler Parks,
Paul Sellin, Katheryn Watson, William Wenthe, and Lena Zappia.

The list follows with count week species in *italics* and other highlights
in *bold* with NS=New Species to the Count, HC=High Count. and US=Unusual
Species.

Greater White-fronted Goose - 14
Snow Goose - 20
*Ross's Goose - cw*
Cackling Goose - 16746
Canada Goose - 8103
'white-cheeked' goose - 6825
Wood Duck - 23
Blue-winged Teal -2
Northern Shoveler - 626
Gadwall - 188
American Wigeon - 193
Mallard - 631
*Northern Pintail - cw*
Green-winged Teal 79
Canvasback - 27
Redhead - 45
Ring-necked Duck - 103
*Greater Scaup - 8 - HC*
Lesser Scaup - 34
Bufflehead - 34
Common Goldeneye -1
Hooded Merganser - 41
Common Merganser - 5
Red-breasted Merganser - 1
Ruddy Duck - 140
Northern Bobwhite - 71
Ring-necked Pheasant - 1
Wild Turkey - 84
Pied-billed Grebe - 80
Eared Grebe - 3
Rock Pigeon - 2099
Eurasian Collared Dove - 826
Inca Dove - 14
White-winged Dove - 1224
Mourning Dove - 601
Greater Roadrunner - 2
Virginia Rail - 2
Sora - 3
*Common Gallinule -cw*
American Coot - 314
Sandhill Crane - 54
Killdeer - 48
Wilson's Snipe - 1
Spotted Sandpiper - 1
Greater Yellowlegs - 12
*Bonaparte's Gull - cw*
Ring-billed Gull - 242
Herring Gull - 1
*Neotropic Cormorant - 2 - US, NS, HC*
Double-crested Cormorant - 187
*American White Pelican - 1 - US*
Great Blue Heron - 34
Great Egret - 5 - HC
Snowy Egret - 3 - HC
Green Heron - 1
Black-crowned Night Heron - 31
Osprey - 1
*Bald Eagle - 1 - US*
Northern Harrier - 36
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 15
Cooper's Hawk - 11
Red-tailed Hawk - 59
Rough-legged Hawk - 1
Ferruginous Hawk - 21
Barn Owl - 1
Eastern Screech Owl - 1
Great Horned Owl - 14
Burrowing Owl - 6
*Long-eared Owl - 1 - US*
Belted Kingfisher - 13
Golden-fronted Woodpecker - 7
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - 12
Northern Flicker - 52
American Kestrel - 53
Merlin - 4
Peregrine Falcon - 3
Prairie Falcon - 5
*Say's Phoebe - 1 - US*
Loggerhead Shrike - 2
Blue Jay - 79
*Chihuahuan Raven - 11 - HC*
Horned Lark - 434
Red-breasted Nuthatch - 9
Brown Creeper - 2
Rock Wren - 1
Marsh Wren - 9
Carolina Wren - 1
Bewick's Wren - 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 22
Eastern Bluebird - 9

*Western Bluebird - 8 - US, HC*
*Mountain Bluebird - 1 - US*
Townsend's Solitaire - 2
Hermit Thrush - 2
American Robin - 619
Curve-billed Thrasher - 9
Northern Mockingbird - 34
European Starling - 7789
Cedar Waxwing - 5
House Sparrow - 284
*American Pipit - 80 - HC*
House Finch - 348
*Red Crossbill - 25 - US*
Pine Siskin - 8
American Goldfinch - 119
unidentified longspur - 1350
*Lapland Longspur - 50 - US*
Chestnut-collared Longspur - 20
McCown's Longspur - 82
Spotted Towhee - 10
*Cassin's Sparrow - 1 - US*
*Chipping Sparrow - 1 - US*
Field Sparrow - 2
Vesper Sparrow - 23
Lark Bunting 45
*Savannah Sparrow - 114 - HC*

*Grasshopper Sparrow - 1 - US, NS, HC*
Fox Sparrow - 2
Song Sparrow - 55
Lincoln's Sparrow - 50
Swamp Sparrow - 2
White-throated Sparrow - 2
White-crowned Sparrow - 542
Dark-eyed Junco - 438
*Yellow-headed Blackbird - 28 - HC*
unidentified meadowlark - 943
Eastern Meadowlark - 3
Western Meadowlark - 38
unidentified blackbird - 3506
Red-winged Blackbird - 3786
Brown-headed Cowbird - 7703
Brewer's Blackbird - 54
*Common Grackle - 2016 - HC*
Great-tailed Grackle - 10542
Orange-crowned Warbler - 4
*Pine Warbler - cw*
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 99
Northern Cardinal - 30
Pyrrhuloxia - 12

Total species during count day = 133
Record Low for Count = 57; Record High for Count = 141

Total species during count week = 138

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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