Date: 8/2/22 5:45 pm
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - Aug. 2
It was partly cloudy and hot with a little wind on the bird survey today.
49 species were found. Best highlights today were a pair of Limpkins and a
White Ibis' nest with young. Lots of gallinule broods and fledgling
Anhingas, Neotropical Cormorants, and herons/egrets. Here is my list for
today:



Black-bellied Whistling Duck - 44

Wood Duck - 22

Pied-billed Grebe - 11 (also one had tiny young.)

Neotropic Cormorant - 15 (Adults & fledglings; also there were 2 nests that
still had young in them.)

Anhinga - 71 (adults & fledglings)

Great-blue Heron - 8

Great Egret - 8

Snowy Egret - 9

Little-blue Heron - 186

Cattle Egret - ~25,000 (numbers increasing weekly.)

Green Heron - 6

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - 1

White Ibis - 149 (also found a nest with 2 near fledging young.)

Black Vulture - 13

Turkey Vulture - 35

Mississippi Kite - 2

King Rail - 1

Purple Gallinule - 83 (adults & older young. Also, numerous broods of
smaller young.)

Common Gallinule - 108 (adults & older young. Also, numerous broods of
smaller young.)

American Coot - 1

Limpkin - 2 (pair together)

Spotted Sandpiper - 1

Solitary Sandpiper - 3

Mourning Dove - 1

Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 3

Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2

Red-bellied Woodpecker - 1

Pileated Woodpecker - 1

Alder Flycatcher - 1

Eastern Phoebe - 1

Eastern Kingbird - 2

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - 5

White-eyed Vireo - 5

American Crow - 6

Fish Crow - 7

Purple Martin - 1

Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 2

Barn Swallow - 2

Tufted Titmouse - 1

Carolina Wren - 4

Prothonotary Warbler - 3

Common Yellowthroat - 4

Summer Tanager - 1

Northern Cardinal - 4

Indigo Bunting - 3

Red-winged Blackbird - 73

Common Grackle - ~700

Brown-headed Cowbird - 1

Orchard Oriole - 1





Odonates:



Common Green Darner

Prince Baskettail

Halloween Pennant

Slaty Skimmer

Eastern Pondhawk

Blue Dasher

Wandering Glider

Black Saddlebags



Herps:



American Alligator

Musk Turtle

Red-eared Slider

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Green Treefrog

Green Frog





Good birding!



David Arbour

De Queen, AR


















 
Join us on Facebook!