Date: 2/8/19 5:32 am
From: Patty Kirk <PKirk...>
Subject: Re: Red Slough Bird Survey - Feb. 7
?Love reading your cheery accounts.

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From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of David Arbour <arbour...>
Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:54 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Red Slough Bird Survey - Feb. 7

It was overcast to partly cloudy, cold, and windy on the bird survey today. 57 species were found. The moderate winds and cold temperatures made finding birds difficult. Despite the recent cold front, it has been warm and Sand Plum, pear, and Red Maples are blooming as well as daffodils. Spring is just around the corner. Pied-billed Grebes were calling as were Pine Warblers. Here is my list for today:

Wood Duck - 6
Gadwall - 105
Mallard - 591
Northern Shoveler - 2
Northern Pintail - 19
Green-winged Teal - 208
Canvasback - 14
Ring-necked Duck - 1190
Hooded Merganser - 7
Ruddy Duck - 3
Pied-billed Grebe - 3
Neotropic Cormorant - 1
Double-crested Cormorant - 4
Great-blue Heron - 7
Black Vulture - 15
Turkey Vulture - 29
Bald Eagle - 2 (1 adult & 1 imm.)
Northern Harrier - 3
Cooper's Hawk - 1
Red-shouldered Hawk - 1
Red-tailed Hawk - 7
American Coot - 187
Killdeer - 30
Wilson's Snipe - 16
Belted Kingfisher - 1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - 1
Northern Flicker - 2
Eastern Phoebe - 2
Blue Jay - 5
American Crow - 3
Fish Crow - 1
Crow species - ~60
Carolina Chickadee - 3
Tufted Titmouse - 1
Carolina Wren - 2
Sedge Wren - 1
Golden-crowned Kinglet - 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 1
Eastern Bluebird - 2
Hermit Thrush - 1
American Robin - 5
Northern Mockingbird - 2
Orange-crowned Warbler - 1
Yellow-rumped Warbler - 2
Pine Warbler - 4
Eastern Towhee - 2
Savannah Sparrow - 10
Fox Sparrow - 4
Song Sparrow - 23
Swamp Sparrow - 2
White-throated Sparrow - 19
White-crowned Sparrow - 15
Northern Cardinal - 26
Red-winged Blackbird -1180
Eastern Meadowlark - 3
Western Meadowlark - 5
Meadowlark species - 41
Purple Finch - 3
American Goldfinch - 5


Herps:

Cajun Chorus Frog
Spring Peeper


Good birding!

David Arbour
De Queen, AR



 
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