Date: 1/11/18 11:04 pm
From: Warblers Warbler Woods Bird Sanctuary <warblerwoods...>
Subject: [texbirds] Re: Far Southwest Austin
Common Pauraque is resident at Warbler Woods Bird Sanctuary, Cibolo/Schertz/Guadalupe

Carlos was serenaded a few weeks ago. They sing late here, so you have to look later

Susan Schaezler
Warbler Woods Bird Sanctuary
501(c)(3) Cibolo/Schertz
Texas Land Steward Winner

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On Jan 11, 2018, at 9:47 PM, Brush Freeman <brushfreeman...> wrote:

>>>>
> John et al. That is a great find I think and I don't know if there are
> Travis records though Ebird shows none. There have been a number of
> records for Bastrop Co. since my initial finds, made by others..., and some
> of those are reflected in Ebird. Using only Ebird, the furthermost north
> records are indeed from Utley (06/2013, 05/2005, 08/1986). There may well
> be records not reflected on Ebird . Bastrop Co. is gaining steam on
> Poorwill reports as well. As close as they are to major metropolitan
> areas, Bastrop, Caldwell and Gonzales Co.s remain greatly under birded,
> especially when it comes to nocturnal species like these.
>
>> On Thu, Jan 11, 2018 at 12:22 PM, John Arvin <jcarvin43...> wrote:
>>
>> Early yesterday evening (Wed, Jan. 10th) just after dark on the warmest
>> evening we have had since roughly the Christmas period, I was treated to
>> about two minutes of songs from a Common Pauraque. I am not sure that a
>> Travis County record exists for this species. I know that Brush Freeman
>> has had singing birds around Utley in western Bastrop County.This is about
>> 25 miles east of my location on Circle Drive off of Hwy. 290. There are
>> also records around Uvalde and Del Rio but as far as I know the present
>> report would be the most northerly Pauraque location in the state. Of
>> course this is an undocumented report. I was unable to get my recording
>> equipment ready before the bird fell silent.The species (along with 40 or
>> so other other species) has been expanding northward for the last 4 or 5
>> decades.
>> I think I heard the bird again just before daylight this morning but it was
>> quite distant so I am not certain about today. In the same general area I
>> had a fly-over Zone-tailed Hawk today the 11th about 11:00 am.This is
>> another species that has expanded its Texas range dramatically recently
>>
>> jca
>>
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