Date: 12/28/17 7:13 pm
From: Nathaniel Nye <nathaniel.nye...>
Subject: [texbirds] Castroville Regional Pk -- Dec 28, 2017
Hello,
Took my 10 yr old daughter birding at Castroville Regional Park this
morning and had a great time. Highlight was a pair of Green Kingfishers
feeding actively along the edges of the smaller pond. The female got quite
close to us at times a was able to get a few pictures with cell phone
through binoculars.Also saw a nice Black-crowned Night-heron. Accrued 45
species for the morning, 30 at the park, 15 along the drive.

http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41389658

Take care,

Nate Nye
San Antonio, TX
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From: "Nathaniel Nye" <nathaniel.nye...>
Date: Dec 28, 2017 8:55 PM
Subject: eBird -- Castroville Regional Pk (HOTE 113) -- Dec 28, 2017
To: <Nathaniel.nye...>
Cc:

Castroville Regional Pk (HOTE 113)
Dec 28, 2017
8:45 AM
Traveling
2.00 miles
90 minutes
All birds reported? Yes
Comments:

6 Northern Shoveler
8 Green-winged Teal
4 Bufflehead
1 Least Grebe
3 Pied-billed Grebe
1 Neotropic Cormorant
1 Double-crested Cormorant
3 Great Egret
1 Black-crowned Night-Heron -- Flushed from trees along the edge of the
smaller pond. Seen very well flying directly away from us, distinct black
back and crown with smooth gray wings.
5 Black Vulture
1 Turkey Vulture
1 Cooper's Hawk
8 Inca Dove
5 White-winged Dove
2 Mourning Dove
1 Belted Kingfisher
2 Green Kingfisher
1 Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1 Crested Caracara
3 Eastern Phoebe
2 Carolina Wren
1 Bewick's Wren
1 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
4 Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2 Northern Mockingbird
1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1 Lincoln's Sparrow
8 Northern Cardinal
2 Eastern Meadowlark
1 Lesser Goldfinch

Number of Taxa: 30


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