Date: 12/21/17 2:57 pm
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] Muleshoe NWR CBC - Full Report
Greetings All:
Muleshoe NWR CBC - 17 December 2017 - Low=29, High=50, clear or mostly
clear throughout, calm (0-5 mph) to mildly breezy (5-10 mph).

Observers: Jeremy Clark, Jim Crites, Charles Grair, Drew Harvey, Anthony
Hewetson, Rob Lee, Paul Sellin, 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.

Northern Shoveler - 8
Gadwall - 6
American Wigeon - 203
Mallard - 2
Northern Pintail - 2
Green-winged Teal - 8
Lesser Scaup - 2
Northern Bobwhite - 17
Eurasian Collared Dove - 11
Mourning Dove - 13
Greater Roadrunner - 1
*Sora - 1 - US*
Sandhill Crane - 5500
Snowy Plover - 7 - US, HC
Killdeer - 6
Least Sandpiper - 2
Wilson's Snipe - 1
Northern Harrier - 16
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-tailed hawk - 12
Rough-legged Hawk - 2
Ferruginous Hawk - 8
*Golden Eagle - 2 - US*
Barn Owl - 6
Great Horned Owl - 5
Short-eared Owl - 2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - 7
Northern Flicker - 4
American Kestrel - 12
Merlin - 1
Prairie Falcon - 1
Loggerhead Shrike - 15
Chihuahuan Raven - 23
Common Raven - 2
Horned Lark - 71
House Wren - 1
Marsh Wren - 1
Bewick's Wren - 3
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 4
*Gray Catbird - US, NS, HC*
Curve-billed Thrasher - 10
*Brown Thrasher - 2 - HC*
European Starling - 13
House Sparrow - 2
House Finch - 7
Spotted Towhee - 1
*Chipping Sparrow - US*
Field Sparrow - 2
Vesper Sparrow - 10
Lark Bunting - 2
Savannah Sparrow - 108
*Grasshopper Sparrow - 1 - US*
Song Sparrow - 31
Lincoln's Sparrow - 10
Swamp Sparrow - 2
White-crowned Sparrow - 99
Dark-eyed Junco - 108
unidentified meadowlark - 184
Western Meadowlark - 6
Brewer's Blackbird - 6
*Common Grackle - 3 - US, HC*
Common Yellowthroat - 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 1

Total species during count day = 62
Record Low for Count = 31, Record high for Count = 90

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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