Date: 1/31/18 12:15 pm
From: Sue Ewan <ewans...>
Subject: [texbirds] FW: eBird Report - Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Jan 31, 2018
Hello Texbirders!
What a wonderful morning! We were not even off the levee and had seen well over ½ dozen species, when Volunteer Fran spotted a Bobcat a little farther down the levee, coming down to get a drink in the canal. Everyone got to spend some good time viewing it. Another highlight was the long opportunity to observe the Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet – we all stood and watched it glean for at least 10 minutes, while everyone had the chance to get good photos. Lots of hawks came into our view, and Willow Lake had many shorebirds, as two Kingfishers kited before our eyes.
Walks continue daily, except Sundays, leaving the Visitor’s Center at 8:30am. Come join the fun.
Steve Paulson, Sue Ewan, Randy and Fran Holmes, volunteers
Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Hidalgo, Texas, US
Jan 31, 2018 8:25 AM - 12:47 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.56 mile(s)
54 species (+2 other taxa)

Blue-winged Teal 32
Cinnamon Teal 3
Northern Shoveler 40
American Wigeon 1
Northern Pintail 5
Green-winged Teal 12
Ruddy Duck 2
Plain Chachalaca 1
Least Grebe 6
Pied-billed Grebe 3
American White Pelican 5
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 4
Northern Harrier 1
Cooper's Hawk 1
Harris's Hawk 7
White-tailed Hawk 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
American Coot 75
Black-necked Stilt 7
Killdeer 11
Stilt Sandpiper 1
Long-billed Dowitcher 30
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Greater Yellowlegs 2
White-tipped Dove 2
White-winged Dove 1
Common Pauraque 1
Belted Kingfisher 2
Green Kingfisher 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 5
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 5
Peregrine Falcon 1
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 2
Eastern Phoebe 3
Great Kiskadee 5
White-eyed Vireo 4
Green Jay 13
Tree Swallow 2
Cave Swallow 2
swallow sp. 1
Black-crested Titmouse 8
Carolina Wren 3
wren sp. 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 4
Long-billed Thrasher 3
Northern Mockingbird 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 11
Common Yellowthroat 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler 1
Olive Sparrow 3
Northern Cardinal 2
Altamira Oriole 5
Red-winged Blackbird 250
Great-tailed Grackle 3

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