Date: 7/11/18 7:34 am
From: Veronica Lovell <veronicalovell17...>
Subject: Re: Red Slough Bird Survey - July 10
What time of day did you go and how long did it take to make these
observations?
Thanks!

On Wed, Jul 11, 2018, 8:04 AM David Arbour <arbour...> wrote:

> Rob Sanders and I surveyed birds at Red Slough yesterday and found 60
> species. Things are really slowing down as far as singing among the song
> birds making it hard to detect such species as the warblers. The heronry
> on Pintail Lake is going strong with lots of young in the nests. A lot of
> the Anhinga young have left their nests and climbed higher in the trees
> waiting to be fed. Many of these look on the verge of being able to fly.
> Black-bellied Whistling Ducks are hanging around some of our duck boxes and
> may be egg laying. Here is our list for today:
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> *Black-bellied Whistling Duck* - 7
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> Wood Duck – 6
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> Gadwall – 1 male
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> Pied-billed Grebe – 2
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> *Neotropic Cormorant* – 10
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> *Anhinga* – 32
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> Great-blue Heron – 14
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> Great Egret – 89
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> Snowy Egret – 145
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> Little-blue Heron – 88
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> Cattle Egret – 425
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> Green Heron – 5
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> Black-crowned Night-Heron - 1
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> Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - 13
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> *White Ibis* - 109
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> Black Vulture - 8
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> Turkey Vulture – 19
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> Mississippi Kite – 29
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> *Purple Gallinule – *15
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> *Common Gallinule* – 18 adults (also numerous broods of young.)
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> American Coot – 4
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> Killdeer - 2
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> Mourning Dove – 8
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> Yellow-billed Cuckoo – 4
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> Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 3
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> Red-bellied Woodpecker – 1
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> Eastern Wood-Pewee – 1
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> Eastern Phoebe – 3
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> Great-crested Flycatcher - 1
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> Eastern Kingbird – 2
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> Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - 3
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> White-eyed Vireo – 5
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> Bell’s Vireo - 3
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> Red-eyed Vireo – 2
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> Blue Jay - 1
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> American Crow – 1
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> Fish Crow – 3
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> Tree Swallow – 9
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> Northern Rough-winged Swallow – 2
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> Cliff Swallow - 5
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> Barn Swallow – 17
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> Carolina Chickadee – 1
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> Tufted Titmouse – 3
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> Carolina Wren – 10
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> Blue-gray Gnatcatcher – 2
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> Gray Catbird - 1
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> Northern Mockingbird - 1
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> Prothonotary Warbler – 1
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> Common Yellowthroat – 7
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> Yellow-breasted Chat – 3
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> Summer Tanager - 1
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> Eastern Towhee – 4
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> Northern Cardinal – 13
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> Indigo Bunting – 25
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> Painted Bunting - 3
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> Dickcissel - 14
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> Red-winged Blackbird – 17
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> Common Grackle – 1
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> Brown-headed Cowbird – 2
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> Orchard Oriole - 3
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> *Odonates:*
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> Regal Darner
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> Swamp Darner
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> Prince Baskettail
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> Four-spotted Pennant
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> Halloween Pennant
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> Eastern Pondhawk
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> Slaty Skimmer
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> Widow Skimmer
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> Common Whitetail
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> Blue Dasher
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> Black Saddlebags
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> *Herps:*
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> American Alligator
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> Green Treefrog
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> Bullfrog
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> Good birding!
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> David Arbour
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> De Queen, AR
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