Date: 1/1/18 12:27 pm
From: Anthony Hewetson <fattonybirds...>
Subject: [texbirds] White River Lake CBC - Full Report
Greetings All:
White River Lake CBC - 30 December 2017 - Low=25, High= 41, overcast
throughout with bouts of freezing fog, freezing rain, or very light snow,
breezy (15-20 mph) in the morning calming down to still by afternoon.

Observers: Brandon Best, Canyon Clark, Jeremy Clark, Jim Crites, Manuel De
Leon, Drew Harvey, Anthony Hewetson, Ellen Hildebrandt, Rich Kostecke, Rob
Lee, 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 - 70 - HC*
*Ross's Goose - 6 - HC*
Cackling Goose - 46
'white-cheeked' goose - 48
Wood Duck - 3
Gadwall - 7
American Wigeon - 1
Mallard - 8
Northern Pintail - 43
Green-winged Teal 20
Redhead - 4
Ring-necked Duck - 4
Bufflehead - 7
Hooded Merganser - 6
Common Merganser - 130
Red-breasted Merganser - 1
Ruddy Duck - 2
Northern Bobwhite - 64
Scaled Quail - 12
Wild Turkey - 344 - HC
Pied-billed Grebe - 3
Western Grebe - 3
Eurasian Collared Dove - 100
White-winged Dove - 66
Mourning Dove - 66
Greater Roadrunner - 6
Sora - 1 - US
American Coot - 47
Sandhill Crane - 3
Killdeer - 5
Wilson's Snipe - 3
Greater Yellowlegs - 3
Ring-billed Gull - 2
Double-crested Cormorant - 27
Great Blue Heron - 15
Northern Harrier - 11
Sharp-shinned Hawk - 3
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 12
Ferruginous Hawk - 1
Barn Owl - 7
Eastern Screech Owl - 4
Great Horned Owl - 13
Burrowing Owl - 1
Short-eared Owl - 1
Belted Kingfisher - 3
Golden-fronted Woodpecker - 73
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker - 50
Downy Woodpecker - 1
Northern Flicker - 72
American Kestrel - 18
Merlin - 1
Eastern Phoebe - 4
Loggerhead Shrike - 3
Blue Jay - 32
American Crow - 3
Chihuahuan Raven - 8
Common Raven - 10
Horned Lark - 2
Black-crested Titmouse - 36
Verdin - 1
Brown Creeper - 1
Rock Wren - 1
*Canyon Wren - 1 - US*
House Wren - 1
Winter Wren - 2
Marsh Wren - 4
Carolina Wren - 7
Bewick's Wren - 41
*Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 2 - US*
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 76
Eastern Bluebird - 23
Mountain Bluebird - 154
Townsend's Solitaire - 1
*Hermit Thrush - 9 - HC*
American Robin - 3
Brown Thrasher - 47 - HC
Curve-billed Thrasher - 11
Northern Mockingbird - 47
European Starling - 128
House Sparrow - 4
American Pipit - 1
House Finch - 1
Pine Siskin - 8
*Lesser Goldfinch - 1 - US*
American Goldfinch - 86
Spotted Towhee - 116 - HC
Rufous-crowned Sparrow - 4
Canyon Towhee - 1
American Tree Sparrow - 1
Field Sparrow - 67
Vesper Sparrow - 16
Lark Bunting - 12
Savannah Sparrow - 18
*LeConte's Sparrow - 1 - US*
Fox Sparrow - 22
Song Sparrow - 225
Lincoln's Sparrow - 15
Swamp Sparrow - 9
White-throated Sparrow - 15
Harris's Sparrow - 3
White-crowned Sparrow - 330
Dark-eyed Junco - 197
unidentified meadowlark - 229
Eastern Meadowlark - 3
Western Meadowlark - 9
unidentified blackbird - 43
Red-winged Blackbird - 372
Brown-headed Cowbird - 22
Brewer's Blackbird - 3
Great-tailed Grackle - 8
Orange-crowned Warbler - 2
*Common Yellowthroat - 2 - US*
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 20
Northern Cardinal - 183
*Pyrrhuloxia - 90 - HC*

Total species during count day = 116
Record Low for Count = 79; Record High for Count = 127

Anthony 'Fat Tony' Hewetson; Lubbock


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