Date: 12/27/17 11:32 am
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - Dec. 26
It was cold (20's - low 40's), heavy overcast, and windy on the bird survey
yesterday. 66 species were found. Birds were scarce. Highlights were the
continuing presence of Black-bellied Whistling Ducks, although their number
was down by 3, and a second Common Ground-Dove has joined the one that is
occasionally seen along the west end of Black Land Road. Here is my list:



Black-bellied Whistling Ducks - 5 ( juveniles)

Wood Duck - 3

Gadwall - 405

American Wigeon - 3

Mallard - 848

Northern Shoveler - 94

Northern Pintail - 5

Green-winged Teal - 445

Canvasback - 10

Ring-necked Duck - 1895

Hooded Merganser - 4

Ruddy Duck - 10

Unidentified ducks - 300

Pied-billed Grebe - 7

Great-blue Heron - 5

Black Vulture - 3

Turkey Vulture - 18

Bald Eagle - 2 adults

Northern Harrier - 6

Sharp-shinned Hawk -2

Cooper's Hawk - 1

Red-shouldered Hawk - 2

Red-tailed Hawk - 7

Merlin - 1

Virginia Rail - 1

American Coot - 387

Killdeer - 72

Greater Yellowlegs - 1

Wilson's Snipe - 13

Rock Pigeon - 2

Eurasian Collared-Dove - 10

Mourning Dove - 14

Common Ground-Dove - 2 males

Barred Owl - 2

Red-bellied Woodpecker - 1

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 1

Downy Woodpecker - 1

Hairy Woodpecker - 1

Northern Flicker - 13

Eastern Phoebe - 3

Blue Jay - 6

American Crow - 459

Carolina Chickadee - 2

Carolina Wren - 1

House Wren - 1

Sedge Wren - 1

Golden-crowned Kinglet - 1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3

Hermit Thrush - 1

American Robin - 3

Northern Mockingbird - 1

Brown Thrasher - 2

American Pipit - 4

Yellow-rumped Warbler - 3

Eastern Towhee - 5

Savannah Sparrow - 11

Fox Sparrow - 7

Song Sparrow - 6

Swamp Sparrow - 2

White-throated Sparrow - 4

White-crowned Sparrow - 2

Dark-eyed Junco - 5

Northern Cardinal - 20

Red-winged Blackbird - 1

Meadowlark species - 4

Common Grackle - 125

American Goldfinch - 1





Good birding!



David Arbour

De Queen, AR




 
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