Date: 12/17/18 12:58 pm
From: Mark and Joanie Hubinger <mjhubrr...>
Subject: [texbirds] Fwd: eBird Report - Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Dec 17, 2018
Date: Mon, Dec 17, 2018 at 2:44 PM
Subject: eBird Report - Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Dec 17,2018

Hi Texbirders...had a beautiful morning for birding the refuge! All 3
kingfishers at Pintail Lake #2, Northern Beardless-Tyrannulets at both
Pintail Lake #6 (dry) and Willow Lake #2 at edge of trees, and a continuing
Bank Swallow at Pintail Lake #3 among the other swallows.
Birdwalks daily at 8:30AM except Sunday...come on out and enjoy your
national wildlife refuge.

Mark and Joanie Hubinger
USFWS Volunteers
Santa Ana NWR
Alamo, Texas


Santa Ana NWR (LTC 059), Hidalgo, Texas, US
Dec 17, 2018 8:40 AM - 1:10 PM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
Comments: No one came for morning bird walk, so out roving to Pintail
and Willow Lakes with scope. Made 7 contacts for help with bird
identification and location of target birds
72 species (+1 other taxa)

Blue-winged Teal 20
Cinnamon Teal 2
Northern Shoveler 20
Gadwall 12
Mottled Duck 11
Northern Pintail 27
Green-winged Teal 1
Ring-necked Duck 25
Bufflehead 6 All female, all together on Pintail #3, actual count
Ruddy Duck 21
Plain Chachalaca 6
Least Grebe 3
Pied-billed Grebe 10
Common Ground-Dove 9
Mourning Dove 1
Common Pauraque 1
Sora 3
American Coot 15
Black-necked Stilt (Black-necked) 22
Killdeer 4
Least Sandpiper 40
Long-billed Dowitcher 14
Solitary Sandpiper 1
Greater Yellowlegs 1
Neotropic Cormorant 5
Double-crested Cormorant 1
Great Egret 2
Turkey Vulture 2
Northern Harrier 1
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Harris's Hawk 3
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Ringed Kingfisher 2 Pair
Belted Kingfisher 1 Male
Green Kingfisher 1 Female
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 5
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 2
Eastern Phoebe 3
Vermilion Flycatcher 5
Great Kiskadee 10
Tropical Kingbird 3
Tropical/Couch's Kingbird 5
White-eyed Vireo 5
Green Jay (Green) 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 2
Tree Swallow 50
Bank Swallow 1 Seen at Pintail Lake #3 among other swallows for a good
comparison of size and color. Smaller than other swallows, brown with white
underparts and distinct dark band across chest. Have been seeing this bird
on and off for about 10 days but having difficulty getting a photo...will
keep trying!
Barn Swallow 1
Black-crested Titmouse 12
Verdin 4
House Wren (Northern) 5
Carolina Wren 4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5
Clay-colored Thrush 1
Long-billed Thrasher 5
Northern Mockingbird 4
American Pipit 40
American Goldfinch 10
Olive Sparrow 3
Savannah Sparrow 1
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Altamira Oriole 4
Red-winged Blackbird 24
Great-tailed Grackle 35
Orange-crowned Warbler 6
Nashville Warbler 2
Common Yellowthroat 6
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) 8
Black-throated Green Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 3
Indigo Bunting 1

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S50753975

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)

 
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