Date: 6/1/19 4:13 pm
From: O Connell, Tim <tim.oconnell...>
Subject: Payne County – Cross Timbers Experimental Range, June 1 2019
OSU Cross Timbers Experimental Range – 1 June 2019

Dwayne and Leslie Elmore led participants Les Imboden, Kevin Wilson, John Couch, and Tim O'Connell on a wonderful tour of some birdy hotspots in a mix of pasture, shrubland, and oak/cedar forest on OSU land roughly 2 miles south of Lake Carl Blackwell on the west side of Stillwater.

1. Northern Bobwhite 2
2. Mourning Dove 5
3. Yellow-billed Cuckoo 3
4. Greater Roadrunner 1
5. Killdeer 1
6. Turkey Vulture 8
7. Mississippi Kite 1
8. Red-shouldered Hawk 1
9. Red-tailed Hawk 1
10. Pileated Woodpecker 1
11. Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
12. Downy Woodpecker 1
13. Pileated Woodpecker 1
14. Eastern Wood-Pewee 1
15. Acadian Flycatcher 1 I have for years expected Acadian Flycatcher to be the next "eastern forest" songbird to be breeding in riparian forests here in central Oklahoma. This bird was heard only, but gave four diagnostic "peetSA!" songs over the course of a minute or two. The location was closed-canopy oak-dominated forest along an incised stream and ravine. Sorry - no recorded audio or photo.
16. Eastern Phoebe 4
17. Great Crested Flycatcher 2
18. Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 1
19. White-eyed Vireo 3
20. Bell's Vireo 4
21. Red-eyed Vireo 7
22. American Crow 6
23. Carolina Chickadee 4
24. Tufted Titmouse 3
25. Carolina Wren 4
26. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 5
27. Eastern Bluebird 1
28. Northern Mockingbird 3
29. American Goldfinch 5
30. Field Sparrow 11
31. Lark Sparrow 4
32. Yellow-breasted Chat 1
33. Brown-headed Cowbird 7
34. Red-winged Blackbird 3
35. Eastern Meadowlark 2
36. Louisiana Waterthrush 3 includes 1 pair feeding fledglings and another unmated male
37. Kentucky Warbler 1
38. Black-and-white Warbler 2
39. Summer Tanager 3
40. Northern Cardinal 3
41. Blue Grosbeak 1 2nd year male
42. Indigo Bunting 8
43. Painted Bunting 7
44. Dickcissel 4

~Tim O'Connell

Stillwater

 
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