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4/24/19 7:00 pm Brett Niland <bestguess...> Re: Today
4/24/19 3:22 pm Jim Jorgensen <hpah...> Today
4/24/19 3:11 pm Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> More FOS
4/24/19 3:05 pm Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> FW: eBird Report - Joe B. Barnes Park, Apr 24, 2019
4/24/19 10:55 am Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> Joe B Barnes Ebird list for Wed April 24th
4/24/19 10:05 am Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> Hooded Warbler in Midwest City/ Joe Barnes Park
4/23/19 9:32 am Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...> Wichitas on April 14th
4/22/19 5:01 pm Larry Mays <larrymays1949...> Re: Painted Bunting
4/22/19 3:16 pm Warren Williams <warrenwill...> Painted Bunting
4/22/19 1:39 pm Terry Mitchell <terry...> House Wren Encounter
4/22/19 10:05 am Zach DuFran <zdufran...> FOY Painted Bunting east of Norman
4/22/19 9:39 am Scott Loss <scottrloss...> California Gull - Lake Carl Blackwell
4/22/19 6:55 am Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...> Re: FOY
4/21/19 4:28 am Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Pathfinder Parkway on 4-20-2019.
4/19/19 5:15 pm Sharon Henthorn <shenthorn205...> Cedar Waxwings
4/19/19 2:46 pm Brett Niland <bestguess...> Re: Bird Walk in Bartlesville on Saturday.
4/18/19 11:57 pm Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Bird Walk in Bartlesville on Saturday.
4/18/19 2:22 pm shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...> Raptors northeast of Yukon.
4/18/19 1:08 pm Jim Arterburn <JIMARTERBURN...> New Photos uploaded to my Website
4/18/19 9:07 am jftrahan <jftrahan...> Re: Western Kingbird
4/18/19 8:33 am Doug Wood <DWood...> FW: eBird Report - Platter Flats, Apr 18, 2019
4/18/19 6:51 am Linda Adams <000000853e24127e-dmarc-request...> Western Kingbird
4/17/19 9:27 pm David Arbour <arbour...> Red Slough Bird Survey - April 17
4/17/19 7:32 pm Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> Black Mesa field trip from LPC Festival/April 15-17
4/17/19 6:34 pm Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...> Re: who cooks for you, baby?
4/17/19 6:01 pm Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> Re: who cooks for you, baby?
4/17/19 6:00 pm Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> First of Season Bird
4/17/19 5:37 pm Nick LoLordo <lord9691...> who cooks for you, baby?
4/17/19 4:35 pm shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...> Swainson's Hawk
4/17/19 3:42 pm Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> FOY
4/17/19 1:58 pm Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> FOS
4/17/19 10:58 am Esther M. Key <emkok...> Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
4/17/19 9:34 am Jennie Brooks <2014birder...> Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
4/17/19 6:09 am Zach DuFran <zdufran...> Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
4/16/19 8:07 pm Hollis Price <hollis...> Chuck-will’s-widow
4/16/19 6:09 pm Louis Truex <ml2x1954...> Hackberry Flat 4-16-2019
4/16/19 2:48 pm Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> A Nice Day in the Neighborhood
4/16/19 11:12 am Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...> FOY Today
4/16/19 8:29 am Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> FOY yesterday at Hackberry Flat
4/15/19 7:37 pm Jeanine Lackey <jeanine.dinan...> Tanagers, warblers and flycatchers
4/15/19 4:45 pm Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> Re: Hackberry Flat Water
4/15/19 3:08 pm Louis Truex <ml2x1954...> Hackberry Flat Water
4/15/19 7:38 am Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...> FOS on South Jenkins
4/14/19 11:55 am John Kennington <johnkennington...> Kenn Kaufmann in Tulsa in Tuesday
4/13/19 1:13 pm Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...> Rain
4/13/19 9:56 am Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> Franklin's Gulls
4/13/19 9:48 am Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> FOY this week
4/13/19 4:51 am Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Northern Tulsa County on 4-12-2019
4/12/19 9:52 pm Steve Davis <spd8109...> Great evening at Hackberry Flat WMA
4/12/19 6:21 pm Ron Huebner <feralbirder...> Re: Whooping Cranes.
4/12/19 3:07 pm Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...> Great day at Sequoyah NWR
4/12/19 1:55 pm Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> Re: Heron rookery -- Ramona
4/12/19 9:29 am Lisa Wiesbauer <lakehaven58...> Re: Whooping Cranes.
4/12/19 9:17 am John Kennington <johnkennington...> Re: Whooping Cranes.
4/12/19 6:44 am Brett Niland <bestguess...> Re: sparrow ID biases
4/12/19 6:09 am Larry Mays <larrymays1949...> Re: Heron rookery -- Ramona
4/12/19 5:46 am JOS GRZYBOWSKI <j_grzybowski...> sparrow ID biases
4/11/19 3:18 pm Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...> Heron rookery -- Ramona
4/11/19 1:23 pm Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...> Re: Whooping Cranes.
4/11/19 1:18 pm Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> Ruby Throats
4/11/19 11:50 am Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Pathfinder Parkway on 4-11-2019.
4/11/19 10:24 am John Kennington <johnkennington...> Re: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
4/11/19 10:16 am Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...> Re: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
4/11/19 8:31 am shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...> Special morning at Zoo Lake
4/11/19 8:29 am Jeff Cox <jeffacox54...> Fwd: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
4/11/19 8:27 am terry <terry...> Whooping Cranes.
4/11/19 8:16 am Doug Wood <DWood...> FW: eBird Report - Lake Durant, Apr 11, 2019
4/10/19 1:32 pm Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> FOY
4/10/19 11:39 am Doug Wood <DWood...> Chimney Swifts FOY
4/10/19 11:27 am Feldt, Andrew N. <afeldt...> Sandhill Crane
4/10/19 11:06 am Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> FOS
4/10/19 5:40 am Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...> Re: Hackberry Flat Survey 4-9-2019
4/9/19 4:05 pm Louis Truex <ml2x1954...> Hackberry Flat Survey 4-9-2019
4/9/19 10:01 am Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...> FOY Today
4/7/19 8:22 pm Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...> Re: Glaucous Gull
4/7/19 8:19 pm Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...> Glaucous Gull
4/5/19 8:10 pm Alton Patton <adewittpatton...> Re: Tallgrass Prairie, Grainola and Salt Plains on 4-5-2019.
4/5/19 5:21 pm Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Tallgrass Prairie, Grainola and Salt Plains on 4-5-2019.
4/5/19 9:53 am EUGENE YOUNG <EUGENE.YOUNG...> Swainson's Hawk
4/4/19 11:44 am Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...> FW: eBird Report - Lake Stanley Draper, Apr 4, 2019
4/3/19 10:28 am shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...> Juncos OKC
4/3/19 7:53 am Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...> Weird bird combo
4/3/19 6:52 am Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...> Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/3/19 5:41 am Ron Huebner <feralbirder...> Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/3/19 5:34 am Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...> Re: Juncos
4/2/19 9:37 pm David Arbour <arbour...> Red Slough Bird Survey - April 2
4/2/19 5:31 pm Mia Revels <0000004e74e60ce3-dmarc-request...> Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/2/19 3:47 pm Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...> Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/2/19 1:04 pm Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...> Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/2/19 1:02 pm Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...> Re: FOS
4/2/19 10:52 am Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...> FOS
4/2/19 10:07 am J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...> Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
4/2/19 9:56 am Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> Fw: For some reason...
4/1/19 6:31 pm DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...> Re: FOS
4/1/19 6:30 pm DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...> Re: Juncos
4/1/19 1:17 pm Patricia Velte <pvelte...> April Migration Report (2 of 2)
4/1/19 1:15 pm Patricia Velte <pvelte...> April Migration Report (1 of 2)
4/1/19 12:00 pm David John <dtjohn07...> Re: Juncos
4/1/19 11:06 am Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...> Re: Juncos
4/1/19 9:49 am Jennie Brooks <2014birder...> Re: FOS
4/1/19 9:27 am Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> Juncos
4/1/19 9:09 am Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...> FOS on South Jenkins
4/1/19 9:06 am Evelyn Houck <efhouck727...> Re: FOS
3/31/19 7:42 pm O Connell, Tim <tim.oconnell...> April events – Payne County Audubon Society
3/30/19 1:25 pm DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...> FOS
3/30/19 7:52 am Brett Niland <bestguess...> Bixby sod farms
3/30/19 7:34 am Susanne Lutze <eztuls46...> Re: Hummingbirds
3/30/19 6:15 am Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> The Cattle Egret and the Heifer
3/29/19 9:43 pm Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...> Re: Hummingbirds
3/29/19 9:28 pm Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...> Hummingbirds
3/29/19 6:37 pm Poland, Zachary <zpoland...> Drummond Flats WMA
3/29/19 2:45 pm Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...> Signs of Spring in Norman
3/29/19 7:39 am Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...> Pathfinder Parkway on 3-29-2019.
3/28/19 6:56 pm Harold A. Yocum <drhal2...> Re: FOS B & W Warbler
3/28/19 3:47 pm Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> FOS B & W Warbler
3/28/19 3:38 pm Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> American Golden Plover
3/28/19 6:17 am Jeanine Lackey <jeanine.dinan...> Pontotoc County
3/26/19 10:14 am Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...> Yellow-Throated Warbler
3/25/19 12:42 pm Humphrey, Todd <Todd.Humphrey...> OOS Spring Meeting
3/25/19 9:43 am Dora Webb <owl112...> Re: birding app for Apple
3/25/19 8:04 am Laurie Hamilton <llhamilton333...> No longer wish to be on email list
3/25/19 7:16 am Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...> Weekend Birds
 
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Date: 4/24/19 7:00 pm
From: Brett Niland <bestguess...>
Subject: Re: Today
Blue grosbeak at Bixby sod farms.

Thank You,

Brett Niland
Cell: (918) 200-1818

> On Apr 24, 2019, at 5:22 PM, Jim Jorgensen <hpah...> wrote:
>
> A pair of male Indigo Buntings ground feeding in the front yard. A deep blue contrast to the vivid lush shades of green.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 4/24/19 3:22 pm
From: Jim Jorgensen <hpah...>
Subject: Today
A pair of male Indigo Buntings ground feeding in the front yard. A deep blue contrast to the vivid lush shades of green.

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 4/24/19 3:11 pm
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: More FOS
Dear Fellow Birders,

On Monday morning, I heard my first of season Great-crested Flycatcher and then saw him in the top of my pecan tree. Yesterday, the Canada Geese seemed to be having a party at Rotary Park--only the second time I've seen them actually on the ground there. This morning, I heard my first of season Swainson's Thrush, and this afternoon, when he seemed to be singing right on top of me, I spotted him in my little hackberry tree. More unusual is the fact that I heard a Chuck-will's-widow this morning. When I first moved here, they were not uncommon as the part of Boyd Street behind my house was mostly undeveloped--only the old farmhouse at Boyd and Berry, the Unitarian Universalist building, and the Nazarene church at the corner of Wylie and Boyd, but now that block has filled up. He was probably exploring the community garden that the Nazarenes have begun. While I was looking at plants at the Greenhouse (Wednesday is senior discount day--20% off), I heard but did not see a Black-and-White Warbler.

Jennifer Kidney
Smack Dab in the Middle of Norman



 

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Date: 4/24/19 3:05 pm
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: FW: eBird Report - Joe B. Barnes Park, Apr 24, 2019
Here is my ebird list for Joe Barnes this morning. Thanks to Tal Roberts of Dallas for
Telling me how to maneuver around in the updated ebird portal.

Jimmy


Joe B. Barnes Park, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, US Apr 24, 2019 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
54 species (+3 other taxa)

Canada Goose 2
Muscovy Duck (Domestic type) 2
Mallard (Domestic type) 4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 3
Eurasian Collared-Dove 4
Mourning Dove 6
Killdeer 3
peep sp. 2
Great Egret 1
Snowy Egret 2
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 3
Downy Woodpecker 3
Northern Flicker 1
Eastern Phoebe 4
Great Crested Flycatcher 4
Eastern Kingbird 4
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 7
White-eyed Vireo 5
Warbling Vireo 4
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Blue Jay 10
American Crow 2
Fish Crow 2
Barn Swallow 3
Cliff Swallow 4
Carolina Chickadee 5
Tufted Titmouse 4
House Wren 3
Carolina Wren 6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4
Swainson's Thrush 5
American Robin 15
Gray Catbird 1
Brown Thrasher 2
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling 45
House Finch 2
American Goldfinch 35
Chipping Sparrow 8
Harris's Sparrow 7
White-throated Sparrow 2
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Orchard Oriole 1
Baltimore Oriole 3
Red-winged Blackbird 16
Brown-headed Cowbird 9
Great-tailed Grackle 2
Orange-crowned Warbler 8
Nashville Warbler 2
Hooded Warbler 1 one male heard calling repeatedly. finally got a look at it after it responded to playback.
Yellow Warbler 3
Yellow-rumped Warbler 8
Northern Cardinal 12
House Sparrow 5

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55339750

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

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Date: 4/24/19 10:55 am
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: Joe B Barnes Ebird list for Wed April 24th

Sorry, but Ebird has made changes to
their data entry portal and I can't find a way to email my list to myself.
This is a weird format but I think it


is viewable. I have posted on the
OOS and OKC Audubon Facebook pages, too.


Jimmy Woodard


Midwest City, OK



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1. <https://ebird.org/species/cangoo> Canada Goose


Number observed:2

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2. Muscovy Duck (Domestic type)


Number observed:2

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3. Mallard (Domestic type)


Number observed:4

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4. <https://ebird.org/species/rocpig> Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)


Number observed:3

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5. <https://ebird.org/species/eucdov> Eurasian Collared-Dove


Number observed:4

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6. <https://ebird.org/species/moudov> Mourning Dove


Number observed:6

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7. <https://ebird.org/species/killde> Killdeer


Number observed:3

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8. peep sp.


Number observed:2

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9. <https://ebird.org/species/greegr> Great Egret


Number observed:1

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10. <https://ebird.org/species/snoegr> Snowy Egret


Number observed:2

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11. <https://ebird.org/species/rethaw> Red-tailed Hawk


Number observed:1

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12. <https://ebird.org/species/belkin1> Belted
Kingfisher


Number observed:1

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13. <https://ebird.org/species/rebwoo> Red-bellied
Woodpecker


Number observed:3

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14. <https://ebird.org/species/dowwoo> Downy Woodpecker


Number observed:3

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15. <https://ebird.org/species/norfli> Northern Flicker


Number observed:1

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16. <https://ebird.org/species/easpho> Eastern Phoebe


Number observed:4

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17. <https://ebird.org/species/grcfly> Great Crested
Flycatcher


Number observed:4

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18. <https://ebird.org/species/easkin> Eastern Kingbird


Number observed:4

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19. <https://ebird.org/species/sctfly> Scissor-tailed
Flycatcher


Number observed:7

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20. <https://ebird.org/species/whevir> White-eyed Vireo


Number observed:5

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21. <https://ebird.org/species/warvir> Warbling Vireo


Number observed:4

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22. <https://ebird.org/species/reevir1> Red-eyed Vireo


Number observed:3

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23. <https://ebird.org/species/blujay> Blue Jay


Number observed:10

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24. <https://ebird.org/species/amecro> American Crow


Number observed:2

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25. <https://ebird.org/species/fiscro> Fish Crow


Number observed:2

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26. <https://ebird.org/species/barswa> Barn Swallow


Number observed:3

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27. <https://ebird.org/species/cliswa> Cliff Swallow


Number observed:4

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28. <https://ebird.org/species/carchi> Carolina
Chickadee


Number observed:5

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29. <https://ebird.org/species/tuftit> Tufted Titmouse


Number observed:4

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30. <https://ebird.org/species/houwre> House Wren


Number observed:3

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31. <https://ebird.org/species/carwre> Carolina Wren


Number observed:6

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32. <https://ebird.org/species/buggna> Blue-gray
Gnatcatcher


Number observed:4

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33. <https://ebird.org/species/swathr> Swainson's Thrush


Number observed:5

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34. <https://ebird.org/species/amerob> American Robin


Number observed:15

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35. <https://ebird.org/species/brnthr> Brown Thrasher


Number observed:2

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36. <https://ebird.org/species/normoc> Northern
Mockingbird


Number observed:1

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37. <https://ebird.org/species/eursta> European Starling


Number observed:45

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38. <https://ebird.org/species/houfin> House Finch


Number observed:2

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39. <https://ebird.org/species/amegfi> American
Goldfinch


Number observed:35

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40. <https://ebird.org/species/chispa> Chipping Sparrow


Number observed:8

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41. <https://ebird.org/species/harspa> Harris's Sparrow


Number observed:7

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42. <https://ebird.org/species/whtspa> White-throated
Sparrow


Number observed:2

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43. <https://ebird.org/species/linspa> Lincoln's Sparrow


Number observed:1

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44. <https://ebird.org/species/orcori> Orchard Oriole


Number observed:1

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45. <https://ebird.org/species/balori> Baltimore Oriole


Number observed:3

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46. <https://ebird.org/species/rewbla> Red-winged
Blackbird


Number observed:16

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47. <https://ebird.org/species/bnhcow> Brown-headed
Cowbird


Number observed:9

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48. <https://ebird.org/species/grtgra> Great-tailed
Grackle


Number observed:2

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49. <https://ebird.org/species/orcwar> Orange-crowned
Warbler


Number observed:8

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50. <https://ebird.org/species/naswar> Nashville Warbler


Number observed:2

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51. <https://ebird.org/species/hoowar> Hooded Warbler


Number observed:1

Comments:one male heard calling repeatedly. finally got a look at it after
it responded to playback.

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52. <https://ebird.org/species/yelwar> Yellow Warbler


Number observed:3

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53. <https://ebird.org/species/yerwar> Yellow-rumped
Warbler


Number observed:8

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54. <https://ebird.org/species/norcar> Northern Cardinal


Number observed:12

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55. <https://ebird.org/species/houspa> House Sparrow





 

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Date: 4/24/19 10:05 am
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: Hooded Warbler in Midwest City/ Joe Barnes Park
I heard and saw a Hooded Warbler at Joe Barnes Park in
Midwest City this morning. it was still there when i

left about 9:45AM.

The bird was on the south end of the park between the creek
and Century Blvd just north of SE 15th. It was

first found on the west side of Century Blvd along the creek
next to the Century 21 for sale sign. The bird moved

north into the park and was last heard near the creek from
the concrete trail near the metal bridge.

Ebird report to follow soon.



Jimmy Woodard

Midwest City, OK


 

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Date: 4/23/19 9:32 am
From: Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...>
Subject: Wichitas on April 14th
Birded the Wichita Mountains with 5 birders who had attended the Prairie Chicken Festival in Woodward.

Birds seen in the Wichitas:

Pied-billed Grebe
Canada Geese
Gadwall, Blue-winged Teal, Northern Shoveler
Turkey Vulture, Osprey, Kestrel
Turkey
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Belted Kingfisher
Eastern Phoebe, Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Cliff Swallow, Barn Swallow
Carolina Wren, House Wren
Eastern Bluebird
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Tufted Titmouse, White-breasted Nuthatch
Loggerhead Shrike
Blue Jay, American Crow
Black-capped Vireo, White-eyed Vireo
Rufous-crowned Sparrow, Field Sparrow, Savannah Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbirds
Eastern Meadowlark, Meadowlark species
Great-tailed Grackle, Brown-headed Cowbird

Birds seen in the Cache area:

Black-bellied Whistling Ducks
Killdeer, Spotted Sandpiper, Dunlin

Miles traveled: 114

Kurt Meisenzahl
Lawton, OK

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Date: 4/22/19 5:01 pm
From: Larry Mays <larrymays1949...>
Subject: Re: Painted Bunting
Just had a FOS Baltimore Oriole in my yard near Newcastle.Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Note5, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
-------- Original message --------From: Warren Williams <warrenwill...> Date: 4/22/19 5:10 PM (GMT-06:00) To: <OKBIRDS...> Subject: [OKBIRDS] Painted Bunting FOS. Male Painted Bunting today. Osage County. Four miles north of Sand Springs. I think this is year #5 for this species in my backyard.Warren WilliamsSand Springs
 

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Date: 4/22/19 3:16 pm
From: Warren Williams <warrenwill...>
Subject: Painted Bunting
FOS. Male Painted Bunting today. Osage County. Four miles north of Sand
Springs. I think this is year #5 for this species in my backyard.

Warren Williams
Sand Springs

 

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Date: 4/22/19 1:39 pm
From: Terry Mitchell <terry...>
Subject: House Wren Encounter
I was walking out our lunchroom at work and a bird flew past me and
disappeared into office section of the building. That was the start of a
25 minute adventure. We have several offices connected by hallways and also
to our showroom. After a couple of minutes I located and Identified the
bird , a House Wren and started trying to catch it. It would go under
desks, perch on computers, hang on the walls and everywhere you could
imagine as I chased it around. I was trying to herd it toward the back door
to the offices which I had propped open when it flew into the owners
office. I chased it around trying to get it out of there before my boss
came back but it must have liked it in there and would not leave. I finally
decided that I would make my play there. I closed the door and opened the
big bay window that I found out later that hasn’t been opened in 30+
years. It looked like it would be easy but the Wren had different ideas.
Twice I herded it toward the window and it would fly out turn around and
come back in. That’s when I heard a knock on the door and my boss asking if
he could come in. I said “No I’m busy” then I thought maybe I should invite
him in to his office. With the both of us we managed to get the little guy
to vacate the premises. My boss was understanding and asked if he could go
back to work. By the way it was a FOS.



Terry Mitchell

 

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Date: 4/22/19 10:05 am
From: Zach DuFran <zdufran...>
Subject: FOY Painted Bunting east of Norman
My mother-in-law just sent me a photo of a Painted Bunting that showed up at her feeder today. She is located along Highway 9 just south of Lake Thunderbird.

Zach DuFran
Norman, OK
 

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Date: 4/22/19 9:39 am
From: Scott Loss <scottrloss...>
Subject: California Gull - Lake Carl Blackwell
I found a first cycle CALIFORNIA GULL at Lake Carl Blackwell this morning.
It was hanging out with several Ring-billed Gulls near the buoys west of
the point where the lake store and main office are located. After scoping
it for ~10 minutes, it flew off further west along the lake. I was unable
to confirm if it left for good or stayed in the lake area. Photos, as well
as detailed identification/documentation notes can be found in this eBird
checklist:
https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55256060
<https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55256060?fbclid=IwAR04D6FiB_cTl674DH68YXCEuDBgQYvLwEAwfheYvcoggbsXdYbzR4AlQUo>

Scott Loss
Stillwater

 

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Date: 4/22/19 6:55 am
From: Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...>
Subject: Re: FOY
Last week for about 3-4 days in a row, we had a single Cedar Waxwing in our backyard.  Never heard or saw another.  Could he have been ill?  Do Cedar Waxwings send out scouts to find food??
Suzy HarrisBartlesville

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, 3:42:36 PM PDT, Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...> wrote:

Had a flock of Cedar Waxwings at our house - in the trees. At Rose Lake, 2 Little Blue Herons.
Matt Jung, OKC 
 

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Date: 4/21/19 4:28 am
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Pathfinder Parkway on 4-20-2019.
Hello All,
A group of us, including several from Tulsa Audubon, walked the Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville on Saturday from the high school to the small bridge and back. It was clear and cool with light winds. Highlights included:

White-eyed Vireo-2
Warbling Vireo-2
Yellow-throated Vireo-2
Red-eyed Vireo-1
Orange=crowned Warbler-3
Northern Parula Warbler-3
Myrtle Warbler-5
Yellow-throated Warbler-2
Prothonotary Warbler-2
Louisiana Waterthrush-1
Lincoln's Sparrow-5

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville



 

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Date: 4/19/19 5:15 pm
From: Sharon Henthorn <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Cedar Waxwings
At Edgemere Park in central OKC at about six tonight, I witnessed a flock of
waxwings under a small tree within eight feet of the sidewalk in our busy
city park. Many were moving back and forth from the tree to the ground.
Guesstimate twenty individuals. All gone forty minutes later. Nearest
cross-streets Harvey and NW 35th St.



Sharon


 

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Date: 4/19/19 2:46 pm
From: Brett Niland <bestguess...>
Subject: Re: Bird Walk in Bartlesville on Saturday.
Hi all,

Just drove by and Price road is closed westbound just west of 75. Looks like it’s open eastbound.

Plan on coming in on Adams or HWY 60.

Thank You,

Brett Niland
Cell: (918) 200-1818

On Apr 19, 2019, at 1:57 AM, Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...><mailto:<m_mpeterson...>> wrote:

Hello All,
Jim Deming and I will be leading a bird walk on the Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville this Saturday. We will meet at 7 am at the parking lot just south of the high school. The resident warblers are back and there should be some migrants.

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville

 

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Date: 4/18/19 11:57 pm
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Bird Walk in Bartlesville on Saturday.
Hello All,
Jim Deming and I will be leading a bird walk on the Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville this Saturday. We will meet at 7 am at the parking lot just south of the high school. The resident warblers are back and there should be some migrants.

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville


 

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Date: 4/18/19 2:22 pm
From: shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Raptors northeast of Yukon.
This afternoon I'm traveling around Rose Lake and points east.  I first saw a hawk in a tree on 50th just east of Morgan.  I couldn't identify it.  I made the mile loop across Morgan, to Sara, north to 63rd, and Morgan south.  There are literally thousands of Franklin's gulls near the compost hills and nearby fields. I again spied the unknown hawk soaring, and came down across the road and it disappeared again.  I caught up with it on a metal fence next to the road and saw its white rump patch as it flew away--female northern harrier.I scanned the fields that are flooded.  About 3 blocks north of 50th on Morgan I sat at the roadside watching the eastern wetland and found an adult bald eagle standing in the field just south of a deer stand by the trees.Now there are two harriers cruising.SharonSent via the Samsung Galaxy A6, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 4/18/19 1:08 pm
From: Jim Arterburn <JIMARTERBURN...>
Subject: New Photos uploaded to my Website
OKBirds,

I have uploaded a new series of recent photos to my PBase website. This
update is a catch all for the various species around in late winter and
early spring. The photos can be seen at the link below.

https://pbase.com/oklahomabirder/recentbirds

Cheers,

Jim Arterburn


 

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Date: 4/18/19 9:07 am
From: jftrahan <jftrahan...>
Subject: Re: Western Kingbird
Linda,
Where is it located?
Jeff

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, 8:50:40 AM CDT, Linda Adams <000000853e24127e-dmarc-request...> wrote:

I may have had a Western Kingbird this morning.  I was driving and it's kind of overcast herd today, so I wasn't sure, but that was my first thought when I saw it.
Linda AdamsDuncan, OK
 

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Date: 4/18/19 8:33 am
From: Doug Wood <DWood...>
Subject: FW: eBird Report - Platter Flats, Apr 18, 2019
Hi All. Took Ornithology class to Platter Flats this morning. Storm last night didn't produce fallout I was hoping for. The flats are underwater = no flats. Upland Sandpipers on the way in were nice. A few nice looks at migrants. Yellow-throated Warbler landed right in front of us, which was excellent. Doug.


-----Original Message-----
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Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2019 10:29 AM
To: Doug Wood <DWood...>
Subject: eBird Report - Platter Flats, Apr 18, 2019

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Platter Flats, Bryan, Oklahoma, US
Apr 18, 2019 7:40 AM - 9:10 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: Ornithology class trip to Platter Flats and adjacent woods.
52 species

Canada Goose 4
Wood Duck 2
Blue-winged Teal 2
Northern Shoveler 3
Mallard 2
Mourning Dove 3
Chimney Swift 2
Killdeer 3
Upland Sandpiper 9
Forster's Tern 1
Common Loon 5
Double-crested Cormorant 6
Great Blue Heron 3
Great Egret 1
Snowy Egret 4
Black Vulture 1
Turkey Vulture 1
Osprey 6
Bald Eagle 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
Downy Woodpecker 2
Eastern Phoebe 1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 10
Warbling Vireo 1
Blue Jay 3
Fish Crow 8
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1
Purple Martin 4
Barn Swallow 3
Carolina Chickadee 2
Tufted Titmouse 1
House Wren 1
Carolina Wren 3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 8
Eastern Bluebird 2
Swainson's Thrush 3
Northern Mockingbird 1
American Pipit 12
Lark Sparrow 4
White-throated Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 9
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Eastern Meadowlark 4
Baltimore Oriole 1
Red-winged Blackbird 12
Brown-headed Cowbird 7
Common Grackle 3
Black-and-white Warbler 1
Orange-crowned Warbler 1
Common Yellowthroat 1
Yellow-throated Warbler 1
Northern Cardinal 7

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55088896

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

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Date: 4/18/19 6:51 am
From: Linda Adams <000000853e24127e-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Western Kingbird
I may have had a Western Kingbird this morning.  I was driving and it's kind of overcast herd today, so I wasn't sure, but that was my first thought when I saw it.
Linda AdamsDuncan, OK
 

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Date: 4/17/19 9:27 pm
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - April 17
It was overcast, mild, and windy with a little misting rain today on the
bird survey. 78 species were found. A lot of new arrivals since my last
survey. The heronry on Pintail lake has numerous Anhingas sitting on nests
as well as 4 Neotropic Cormorant nests. Several species of egrets and
herons as well as Double-crested Cormorants are using the rookery as a night
time roost as well. Next month the egrets will start nesting there. A
migrating flock of 14 male Indigo Buntings was also notable as well as a
nice male Spotted Towhee. Here is my list for today:



Black-bellied Whistling Duck - 6

Canada Goose - 6

Wood Duck - 9

Mallard - 2

Blue-winged Teal - 69

Hooded Merganser - 3

Pied-billed Grebe - 17

Neotropic Cormorant - 10

Double-crested Cormorant - 29

Anhinga - 80

American Bittern - 4

Great-blue Heron - 12

Great Egret - 25

Snowy Egret - 27

Little-blue Heron - 11

Cattle Egret - 90

Green Heron - 3

White Ibis - 6

Black Vulture - 2

Turkey Vulture - 9

Osprey - 1

Red-shouldered Hawk - 3

Common Gallinule - 35

American Coot - 46

Greater Yellowlegs - 2

Lesser Yellowlegs - 38

Spotted Sandpiper - 2

Solitary Sandpiper - 1

Mourning Dove - 3

Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 2

Red-bellied Woodpecker - 5

Hairy Woodpecker - 2

Eastern Wood-Pewee - 1

Eastern Phoebe - 1

Eastern Kingbird - 1

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - 2

White-eyed Vireo - 12

Yellow-throated Vireo - 1

Red-eyed Vireo - 3

Blue Jay - 1

American Crow - 5

Fish Crow - 1

Purple Martin - 2

Tree Swallow - 25

Northern Rough-winged Swallow - 1

Cliff Swallow - 14

Barn Swallow - 11

Carolina Chickadee - 6

Tufted Titmouse - 4

Carolina Wren - 11

Sedge Wren - 1

Marsh Wren - 3

Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 2

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 7

Eastern Bluebird - 5

Cedar Waxwing - 53

Orange-crowned Warbler - 1

Yellow-rumped Warbler - 40

Yellow-throated Warbler - 3

Pine Warbler - 1

Black-and-white Warbler - 1

Prothonotary Warbler - 5

Kentucky Warbler - 1

Common Yellowthroat - 14

Yellow-breasted Chat - 2

Summer Tanager - 1

Spotted Towhee - 1

Eastern Towhee - 4

Savannah Sparrow - 3

Lincoln's Sparrow - 1

Swamp Sparrow - 4

White-throated Sparrow - 33

Northern Cardinal - 19

Indigo Bunting - 14 (migrating flock)

Red-winged Blackbird - 49

Common Grackle - 17

Brown-headed Cowbird - 6

Orchard Oriole - 2





Odonates:



Fragile Forktail

Citrine Forktail

Baskettail species

Eastern Pondhawk

Blue Dasher

Variegated Meadowhawk





Herps:



American Alligator

Red-eared Slider

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Eastern Gray Treefrog

Green Treefrog

Cajun Chorus Frog

Southern Leopard Frog

Bronze Frog

Bullfrog





Good birding!



David Arbour

De Queen, AR






 

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Date: 4/17/19 7:32 pm
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: Black Mesa field trip from LPC Festival/April 15-17
I took 11 participants from NJ, WV, MI, FL, LA, WA, and TX to
Cimarron County on the Black Mesa field trip that

is run from the Lesser Prairie Chicken Festival in Woodward.
We left on Monday the 15th and returned on

Wednesday the 17th.

Highlights were Long-eared Owl near Boise City, Evening
Grosbeaks and Red Crossbill from Kenton.



I will post a more detailed trip report tomorrow, hopefully.



Jimmy Woodard

Midwest City, OK


 

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Date: 4/17/19 6:34 pm
From: Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...>
Subject: Re: who cooks for you, baby?
I have seen that same owl three times in the last couple weeks in the same
place . Usually around 8 in the morning. I hear them calling year round in
the Half Mile Woods.

On Apr 17, 2019 7:37 PM, "Nick LoLordo" <lord9691...> wrote:

> Often heard, but never before seen. Visited South Jenkins in Norman this
> past Sunday afternoon—nothing much going on, but then just after starting
> the car, parked just south of the police firing range, I saw what I thought
> at first was a red-tailed hawk. But it flew in a low arc, maybe ten feet
> off the ground, in an un-hawkish way, and then wheeled into the trees on
> the W side of the road, where it sat on a branch helpfully for quite some
> time. Dark eyes & yellow beak.
>
> This at 1 PM in the afternoon! The guides tell me that Barred Owls are
> relatively less nocturnal.....
>
> Nick LoLordo
>

 

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Date: 4/17/19 6:01 pm
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: Re: who cooks for you, baby?
I've seen Barred Owls down there in the daytime before. I guess they're comfortable in that territory.

Jennifer Kidney
Norman

________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Nick LoLordo <lord9691...>
Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 7:37 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] who cooks for you, baby?

Often heard, but never before seen. Visited South Jenkins in Norman this past Sunday afternoonnothing much going on, but then just after starting the car, parked just south of the police firing range, I saw what I thought at first was a red-tailed hawk. But it flew in a low arc, maybe ten feet off the ground, in an un-hawkish way, and then wheeled into the trees on the W side of the road, where it sat on a branch helpfully for quite some time. Dark eyes & yellow beak.

This at 1 PM in the afternoon! The guides tell me that Barred Owls are relatively less nocturnal.....

Nick LoLordo

 

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Date: 4/17/19 6:00 pm
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: First of Season Bird
Dear Fellow Birders,

Today I had my first of season Baltimore Oriole. I heard him singing early in the morning, and later in the day, he came to the jelly feeder a couple of times. I also saw the Orange-crowned Warbler again as well as a Pine Warbler.

Jennifer Kidney
Norman

 

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Date: 4/17/19 5:37 pm
From: Nick LoLordo <lord9691...>
Subject: who cooks for you, baby?
Often heard, but never before seen. Visited South Jenkins in Norman this past Sunday afternoon—nothing much going on, but then just after starting the car, parked just south of the police firing range, I saw what I thought at first was a red-tailed hawk. But it flew in a low arc, maybe ten feet off the ground, in an un-hawkish way, and then wheeled into the trees on the W side of the road, where it sat on a branch helpfully for quite some time. Dark eyes & yellow beak.

This at 1 PM in the afternoon! The guides tell me that Barred Owls are relatively less nocturnal.....

Nick LoLordo
 

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Date: 4/17/19 4:35 pm
From: shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Swainson's Hawk
I'm  pretty sure that's  what I saw land on a phone pole east of Kilpatrick Tpk this afternoon from NW 63rd . Raptor with similar body to red-tailed hawk had rufous breast, no streaks, and no belly band.Lots of Franklin's gulls, several lesser yellowlegs and smaller sandpipers in and near the sand pits.SharonSent via the Samsung Galaxy A6, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 4/17/19 3:42 pm
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: FOY
Had a flock of Cedar Waxwings at our house - in the trees. At Rose Lake, 2
Little Blue Herons.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 4/17/19 1:58 pm
From: Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Subject: FOS
Male Indigo Bunting showed up at the feeder this morning. Suspect he is the male that spent the summer in the feeder last summer. He and his mate were regular visitors all summer. He seems to know his way around.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 4/17/19 10:58 am
From: Esther M. Key <emkok...>
Subject: Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
They are found on the north side of OKC in some locations but not most
places only during the summer months.  They quit singing and go to bed
at 0600am as if an alarm clock rang.  You are more likely to hear them
first so keep your ears open.

Esther Key
South OKC

On 4/17/2019 11:32 AM, Jennie Brooks wrote:
> I've never heard of this bird!  It's quite unusual.  There's a 1+ acre
> wooded lot behind my property.  What are the chances of seeing them in
> NW OKC?
>
> On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 8:07 AM Zach DuFran <zdufran...>
> <mailto:<zdufran...>> wrote:
>
> I had my first Chuck-Will's-Widow in east Norman last night, as well.
>
> Zach
>
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM Hollis Price
> <hollis...> <mailto:<hollis...>> wrote:
>
> Just now listening to my FOS chuck-will’s-widow.
>
> Hollis Price
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>


 

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Date: 4/17/19 9:34 am
From: Jennie Brooks <2014birder...>
Subject: Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
I've never heard of this bird! It's quite unusual. There's a 1+ acre
wooded lot behind my property. What are the chances of seeing them in NW
OKC?

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 8:07 AM Zach DuFran <zdufran...> wrote:

> I had my first Chuck-Will's-Widow in east Norman last night, as well.
>
> Zach
>
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM Hollis Price <hollis...>
> wrote:
>
>> Just now listening to my FOS chuck-will’s-widow.
>>
>> Hollis Price
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>
>

 

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Date: 4/17/19 6:09 am
From: Zach DuFran <zdufran...>
Subject: Re: Chuck-will’s-widow
I had my first Chuck-Will's-Widow in east Norman last night, as well.

Zach

On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 10:07 PM Hollis Price <hollis...> wrote:

> Just now listening to my FOS chuck-will’s-widow.
>
> Hollis Price
>
> Sent from my iPhone

 

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Date: 4/16/19 8:07 pm
From: Hollis Price <hollis...>
Subject: Chuck-will’s-widow
Just now listening to my FOS chuck-will’s-widow.

Hollis Price

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 4/16/19 6:09 pm
From: Louis Truex <ml2x1954...>
Subject: Hackberry Flat 4-16-2019
Hello Everyone!

Mary and I surveyed Hackberry Flat from the roads only as the levees were
way to wet to drive. We will probably do a levee survey on Thur IF it
doesn't rain Wed.

Tillman - Hackberry Flat Survey, Tillman, Oklahoma, US
Apr 16, 2019 9:57 AM - 3:55 PM
Protocol: Traveling
24.445 mile(s)
54 species (+4 other taxa)

Canada Goose 4
Blue-winged Teal 141
Northern Shoveler 92
Gadwall 161
American Wigeon 27
Mallard 6
Northern Pintail 6
Green-winged Teal 74
Redhead 18
Lesser Scaup 7
Ruddy Duck 63
Pied-billed Grebe 4
Eared Grebe 19
Mourning Dove 7
American Coot 19
Black-necked Stilt 72
American Avocet 30
Killdeer 18
Upland Sandpiper 9
Hudsonian Godwit 4
Baird's Sandpiper 17
Least Sandpiper 53
Pectoral Sandpiper 5
Semipalmated Sandpiper 3
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper 1
Long-billed Dowitcher 408
Spotted Sandpiper 1
Solitary Sandpiper 2
Greater Yellowlegs 31
Willet 1
Lesser Yellowlegs 17
shorebird sp. 150
Ring-billed Gull 3
Double-crested Cormorant 9
Great Egret 4
Cattle Egret 44
Black-crowned Night-Heron 7
White-faced Ibis 11
Glossy/White-faced Ibis 57 Actual count
Turkey Vulture 1
Northern Harrier 1
Swainson's Hawk 21
American Kestrel 7
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 5
Loggerhead Shrike 4
Tree Swallow 47
Barn Swallow 9
Chipping Sparrow 2
White-crowned Sparrow 6
Vesper Sparrow 4
Savannah Sparrow 13
Yellow-headed Blackbird 3
Eastern Meadowlark 2
Western/Eastern Meadowlark 13
Red-winged Blackbird 282
Brewer's Blackbird 106
Common Grackle 75
Great-tailed Grackle 6

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S55029454

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

 

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Date: 4/16/19 2:48 pm
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: A Nice Day in the Neighborhood
Dear Fellow Birders,

Today right after lunch, I saw a Gray Catbird first coming to my caged feeder, then to the jelly feeder. I saw him later in the afternoon, and shortly thereafter, I had a Lincoln's Sparrow come to a bird bath, followed by an Orange-crowned Warbler. Oddly, I usually have Lincoln's Sparrows throughout the fall and winter, but this is the first one I've seen this year. Likewise, this year, I had an Orange-crowned Warbler coming to a feeder from late December through mid-March. However, I'm much pleased to see the Catbird--one of my favorites.

Jennifer Kidney
smack dab in the middle of Norman

 

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Date: 4/16/19 11:12 am
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: FOY Today
Hello All,

Finally saw a Prothonotary Warbler at Oxley today after hearing them on
Saturday. Also saw a Yellow-Crowned Night Heron and heard a Common
Yellowthroat. In the North Woods, one Green Heron. At the 56th st N sod
farms, got a better look at a plegadis ibis seen briefly yesterday evening,
proved to be White-Faced.

Good Birding,

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, OK

 

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Date: 4/16/19 8:29 am
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: FOY yesterday at Hackberry Flat
My First of Year included:

Black-necked Stilt - in flooded field east of the boundary road, there were
many in the Gadwall Unit.
Barn Swallow - at HQ building.
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - in the trees east of the lake.
LB Dowitchers - along south boundary road in the flooded fields.
Yellow-headed Blackbirds - north of Benson Drive in the flooded fields.
American Avocets - south of Benson Drive (Gadwall Unit).
WF Ibis - same as above.

Driving into HB Flat off SH-54; I saw a single Sandhill Crane foraging
about 200 yards south of ES County Road 188. Looked for Burrowing Owls,
found none.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 4/15/19 7:37 pm
From: Jeanine Lackey <jeanine.dinan...>
Subject: Tanagers, warblers and flycatchers
Hi.

My sister and I observed and heard two Summer Tanagers on Sunday, April 14th at Chickasaw National Recreation Area, as well as a Yellow Warbler. I also observed/heard a Great-crested Flycatcher today (April 15th) in Pontotoc County.



Jeanine
Murray Co.
 

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Date: 4/15/19 4:45 pm
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: Re: Hackberry Flat Water
I birded Hackberry Flat today; there was water in the agricultural fields
along the east and south boundary roads. The impoundments along the south
side hold little water but there is some water in the Weir Unit and the
Sandpiper Unit is covered with water. The ditch along Benson Road (EW
County Road 188) is full and some of the fields north and south of there
are also flooded, That is where I found several FOY birds (for me): White-faced
Ibis (2); Black-necked Stilts (many); American Avocets (2);
Yellow-headed Blackbirds (~10).

Along the south side, in the flooded fields, were a few LB Dowitchers and
several Greater Yellowlegs with the obligatory Killdeer. Found one GH Owl
at the Cotton Gin.

While driving into HF from SH-54, encountered a single Sandhill Crane
foraging to the south of EW Rd. 188 about 1/2 mile toward the refuge. It
was about 200 yards off the road and a nice surprise.

Matt Jung, OKC

On Mon, Apr 15, 2019 at 5:04 PM Louis Truex <ml2x1954...> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>
> Just finished talking to the biologist at HF, Kelvin Schoonover, and he
> said the entire property received 3 - 3.25 inches of water over the
> weekend. The lake came up 2.5 feet and almost all the plowed units are
> holding water. The dirt section lines won't really be drivable until Thur
> providing it doesn't rain Wed but that the gravel roads on the property are
> all fine.
>
> Just a heads up...
>
> Mary and Lou Truex
> <ml2x1954...>
> Lawton
>

 

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Date: 4/15/19 3:08 pm
From: Louis Truex <ml2x1954...>
Subject: Hackberry Flat Water
Hello Everyone,

Just finished talking to the biologist at HF, Kelvin Schoonover, and he
said the entire property received 3 - 3.25 inches of water over the
weekend. The lake came up 2.5 feet and almost all the plowed units are
holding water. The dirt section lines won't really be drivable until Thur
providing it doesn't rain Wed but that the gravel roads on the property are
all fine.

Just a heads up...

Mary and Lou Truex
<ml2x1954...>
Lawton

 

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Date: 4/15/19 7:38 am
From: Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...>
Subject: FOS on South Jenkins
After enjoying the brief so-so viewing window (migrants arrivals before the
leaves come out) has ended, things are started to pick up. This morning I
saw Great Egrets, Cattle Egrets, Little Blue Herons, Chipping Sparrows,
Clay-colored Sparrows, a Warbling Vireo, and Lark Sparrows. Coupled with
already present number of Yellow-throated Warblers and White-eyed Vireos
adding to the din.
D.




.

 

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Date: 4/14/19 11:55 am
From: John Kennington <johnkennington...>
Subject: Kenn Kaufmann in Tulsa in Tuesday
Kenn Kaufman in Tulsa This Tuesday (April 16th)!!!

We're wrapping up another successful Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival. Kenn
Kaufman gave some inspiring presentations here in Woodward and we can't
wait for his program for Tulsa Audubon!

Kenn is a legend among birders. A field editor for Audubon and a regular
contributor to every major birding magazine, he is the youngest person ever
to receive the Ludlow Griscom Award, the highest honor of the American
Birding Association. His books include KINGBIRD HIGHWAY, LIVES OF NORTH
AMERICAN BIRDS, the PETERSON FIELD GUIDE TO ADVANCED BIRDING, in addition
to originating the KAUFMAN FIELD GUIDE series, which includes books on
birds, butterflies, mammals, and insects.

We will have several of Kenn's books available for sale at the meeting,
including his brand new book, A Season on the Wind: Inside the World of
Spring Migration, which was just published yesterday (April 2nd) and his
Field Guide to Butterflies of North America.

The program is at the Tulsa Garden Center. We will NOT gather for dinner
before the meeting. Since we're expecting a large crowd for this meeting,
we have a special schedule for this month:

5:30 - 6:00 Social Time and refreshments
6:00 - 7:00 Kenn will be available to sign books
7:00 - 7:30 Social Time and refreshments (and a break for Kenn!)
7:30 - Meeting Begins

 

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Date: 4/13/19 1:13 pm
From: Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...>
Subject: Rain
What perfect timing for all this rain. All I can think about is shorebirds
and shorebird habitat.

Sandy B.

 

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Date: 4/13/19 9:56 am
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: Franklin's Gulls
Thursday I saw several thousand of the gulls from the NW 63rd street
overpass of the Kilpatrick Turnpike.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 4/13/19 9:48 am
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: FOY this week
Thursday a White-eyed Vireo on S. Jenkins and Friday Swainson's Hawk on a
sod farm south of Norman.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 4/13/19 4:51 am
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Northern Tulsa County on 4-12-2019
Hello All,
I went to below Keystone Dam. to Oxley North Woods and to the Oxley Nature Center on Friday morning. It was partly cloudy, cool and breezy to start, but winds diminished and it warmed up as the morning went along. Highlights included:

Sora-1 calling from the cattails just northeast of Lake Yahola
Spotted Sandpiper-2 on the northeast corned of Lake Yahola
Franklin's Gull-Over 1000 on Lake Yahola
Warbling Vireo-1 singing at the Keystone Dam campground
Northern Parula Warbler-5
Orange crowned Warbler-1 at Oxley Nature Center
Myrtle Warbler-20+
Yellow-throated Warbler-5
Pine Warbler-1 below Keystone Dam
Palm Warbler-1 at Oxley North Woods
Prothonotary Warbler-3 near Lake Sherry
Chipping Sparrow-2 below Keystone Dam

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville







 

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Date: 4/12/19 9:52 pm
From: Steve Davis <spd8109...>
Subject: Great evening at Hackberry Flat WMA
Many thanks to Melynda Hickman and her volunteer helper Mary for a great
evening of ODWC-sponsored birding at Hackberry Flat WMA today. We saw at
least two dozen species on our two-hour evening tour, including a
Long-billed Curlew, American Avocets, Black-necked Stilts and White-faced
Ibis. We also got to meet some new folks--to us--who were interested in
birding. Melynda and Mary even issued Army blankets to keep us warm on a
chilly evening.
--steve d and mary l

 

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Date: 4/12/19 6:21 pm
From: Ron Huebner <feralbirder...>
Subject: Re: Whooping Cranes.
Congratulations John. Really sorry I can't be there. In Flower Mound now,
headed to south Texas tomorrow...then West Texas.

On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 11:17 AM John Kennington <johnkennington...>
wrote:

> As of 9:41 this morning, the Whooping cranes are still there, and being
> watched by the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival field trip participants!!!
>
> John Kennington
>
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
> wrote:
>
>> Are you kidding?
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:27 AM terry <terry...> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I'm at Salt Plains scouting for the Lesser Prairie Chicken festival and
>>> there are 8 Whooping Cranes at Sandcreek bay.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my U.S.Cellular© Smartphone
>>>
>>

--
Ron Huebner
<feralbirder...>

 

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Date: 4/12/19 3:07 pm
From: Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...>
Subject: Great day at Sequoyah NWR
I started the day helping the young lady who is interning at the refuge
with the waterfowl count. After that was done I spent another five hours
birding the rest of the refuge.
I had about 60 species. My favorites were the FOS birds, of course.

Franklin’s Gulls were migrating in spectacular numbers. Quite the sight to
see. I also had a good-sized flock of Yellow-headed Blackbirds. At least
45 birds. There were Brewer’s Blackbirds present. One Wilson’s Phalaropes,
and a dozen Golden Plovers for new shorebirds. Prothonotary Warblers,
Warbling Vireos, etc, had arrived. Found one Lincoln Sparrow.

‘’Twas a great day to be out. Now to get a bunch of rain to refill the
fields for shorebirds. Fingers crossed.

Sandy B.

 

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Date: 4/12/19 1:55 pm
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: Re: Heron rookery -- Ramona
I saw that story too, on one of the local OKC TV stations. They only mentioned Snowy Egrets but the video was

of Great Egrets.

Seems to me if the birds are already nesting, they wouldn’t be allowed to harass them without a permit from the

Feds. In the story they were interviewing someone from the USDA who was talking about the issue with the

droppings possibly containing containing contagious diseases.



Jimmy Woodard

Midwest City, OK



From: okbirds [mailto:<OKBIRDS...>] On Behalf Of Larry Mays
Sent: Friday, April 12, 2019 8:09 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [OKBIRDS] Heron rookery -- Ramona



Caught an item on yesterday's news that they're after the heronry on nw 10th and Council yet again. Durn those nasty birds! Poop all over the streets.

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 5:18 PM Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...> wrote:

There is a heron rookery just west of Hwy 75 between Tulsa and Bartlesville at Ramona. It is in the trees along the South Fork, Double Creek, west of Hwy 75 just as you cross over the two bridges. The best viewing can be found on W 3300 Road, immediately north or the two bridges. Be warned, the railroad crossing on 3300 Road is treacherous!



George and I counted at least 12 white herons (we believe Great egrets) and two Great blue Herons at nests Tuesday about 5 PM. We had noticed the nests in the trees about two weeks ago but didn't equate them with a heron rookery until George spied the egrets on his way to Tulsa Tuesday morning. We went back that afternoon to confirm what he thought he saw.



Suzy Harris

Bartlesville



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Date: 4/12/19 9:29 am
From: Lisa Wiesbauer <lakehaven58...>
Subject: Re: Whooping Cranes.
That is spectacular!

On Fri, Apr 12, 2019 at 10:17 John Kennington <johnkennington...>
wrote:

> As of 9:41 this morning, the Whooping cranes are still there, and being
> watched by the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival field trip participants!!!
>
> John Kennington
>
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
> wrote:
>
>> Are you kidding?
>>
>> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:27 AM terry <terry...> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I'm at Salt Plains scouting for the Lesser Prairie Chicken festival and
>>> there are 8 Whooping Cranes at Sandcreek bay.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sent from my U.S.Cellular© Smartphone
>>>
>>

 

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Date: 4/12/19 9:17 am
From: John Kennington <johnkennington...>
Subject: Re: Whooping Cranes.
As of 9:41 this morning, the Whooping cranes are still there, and being
watched by the Lesser Prairie-Chicken Festival field trip participants!!!

John Kennington

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 3:23 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
wrote:

> Are you kidding?
>
> On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:27 AM terry <terry...> wrote:
>
>>
>> I'm at Salt Plains scouting for the Lesser Prairie Chicken festival and
>> there are 8 Whooping Cranes at Sandcreek bay.
>>
>>
>> Sent from my U.S.Cellular© Smartphone
>>
>

 

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Date: 4/12/19 6:44 am
From: Brett Niland <bestguess...>
Subject: Re: sparrow ID biases
Thank you sir.

We appreciate this kind of detail and expectation setting. Definitely a tough ID at times and this will help.

Thank You,

Brett Niland
Cell: (918) 200-1818

On Apr 12, 2019, at 7:46 AM, JOS GRZYBOWSKI <j_grzybowski...><mailto:<j_grzybowski...>> wrote:

Hello,
This is a time of year when sparrows are on the move.
One of the most common streaked sparrows likely to appear in-town in yards are Lincoln's Sparrows.
However, they can be and are confused by some to be Song Sparrows, a species that winters commonly in Oklahoma, but departs mostly before the end of March, to mid-April in northern Oklahoma.

Song Sparrow departures can vary from year to year. But data from observations are difficult to sort because of ID biases, or presumptive IDs.

Many Lincoln's Sparrows actually have a center spot, but are low contrast in face and head pattern, buffy on throat and chest with fine streaks (sometimes forming into a center spot).
Song Sparrows usually have a strong malar of combined streaks, and their throats and chests are not buffy and with more distinctive streaks.

In town/yard neighborhood settings, it is highly unlikely to see a Song Sparrow in late March/April. Have had a Lincoln's Sparrow in my in-town yard since late March, 3 yesterday.

However, it is best not to make presumptive IDs the opposite way, and there are annual differences in when Song Sparrows depart--they do overlap into mid April, but will be much less common than Lincoln's Sparrows.

Am writing this email for awareness, and care in making Song Sparrow IDs this time of year. Some Savannah Sparrows can also be confused for Song Sparrows. If you have a question, best to get a photo, and an opinion.

CHEERS, and Good Birding JOE Grzybowski
 

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Date: 4/12/19 6:09 am
From: Larry Mays <larrymays1949...>
Subject: Re: Heron rookery -- Ramona
Caught an item on yesterday's news that they're after the heronry on nw
10th and Council yet again. Durn those nasty birds! Poop all over the
streets.

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019, 5:18 PM Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...> wrote:

> There is a heron rookery just west of Hwy 75 between Tulsa and
> Bartlesville at Ramona. It is in the trees along the South Fork, Double
> Creek, west of Hwy 75 just as you cross over the two bridges. The best
> viewing can be found on W 3300 Road, immediately north or the two bridges.
> Be warned, the railroad crossing on 3300 Road is treacherous!
>
> George and I counted at least 12 white herons (we believe Great egrets)
> and two Great blue Herons at nests Tuesday about 5 PM. We had noticed the
> nests in the trees about two weeks ago but didn't equate them with a heron
> rookery until George spied the egrets on his way to Tulsa Tuesday morning.
> We went back that afternoon to confirm what he thought he saw.
>
> Suzy Harris
> Bartlesville
>
> Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__go.onelink.me_107872968-3Fpid-3DInProduct-26c-3DGlobal-5FInternal-5FYGrowth-5FAndroidEmailSig-5F-5FAndroidUsers-26af-5Fwl-3Dym-26af-5Fsub1-3DInternal-26af-5Fsub2-3DGlobal-5FYGrowth-26af-5Fsub3-3DEmailSignature&d=DwMFaQ&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=fj-aWJba79aFX4i7IN4z-DySTNGQx6rOVufqOTYpNMo&s=P4M1sbMrfJSgI22IeRl61DCDPDlWnarAC-Jq-UX50gw&e=>
>

 

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Date: 4/12/19 5:46 am
From: JOS GRZYBOWSKI <j_grzybowski...>
Subject: sparrow ID biases
Hello,   This is a time of year when sparrows are on the move.     One of the most common streaked sparrows likely to appear in-town in yards are Lincoln's Sparrows.   However, they can be and are confused by some to be Song Sparrows, a species that winters commonly in Oklahoma, but departs mostly before the end of March, to mid-April in northern Oklahoma. 
   Song Sparrow departures can vary from year to year.  But data from observations are difficult to sort because of ID biases, or presumptive IDs.  
   Many Lincoln's Sparrows actually have a center spot, but are low contrast in face and head pattern, buffy on throat and chest with fine streaks (sometimes forming into a center spot).     Song Sparrows usually have a strong malar of combined streaks, and their throats and chests are not buffy and with more distinctive streaks. 
   In town/yard neighborhood settings, it is highly unlikely to see a Song Sparrow in late March/April.   Have had a Lincoln's Sparrow in my in-town yard since late March, 3 yesterday. 
  However, it is best not to make presumptive IDs the opposite way, and there are annual differences in when Song Sparrows depart--they do overlap into mid April, but will be much less common than Lincoln's Sparrows.
   Am writing this email for awareness, and care in making Song Sparrow IDs this time of year.  Some Savannah Sparrows can also be confused for Song Sparrows.  If you have a question, best to get a photo, and an opinion.
CHEERS,  and Good Birding                                  JOE Grzybowski
 

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Date: 4/11/19 3:18 pm
From: Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...>
Subject: Heron rookery -- Ramona
There is a heron rookery just west of Hwy 75 between Tulsa and Bartlesville at Ramona.  It is in the trees along the South Fork, Double Creek, west of Hwy 75 just as you cross over the two bridges.  The best viewing can be found on W 3300 Road, immediately north or the two bridges.  Be warned, the railroad crossing on 3300 Road is treacherous! 

George and I counted at least 12 white herons (we believe Great egrets) and two Great blue Herons at nests Tuesday about 5 PM.  We had noticed the nests in the trees about two weeks ago but didn't equate them with a heron rookery until George spied the egrets on his way to Tulsa Tuesday morning.  We went back that afternoon to confirm what he thought he saw.
Suzy HarrisBartlesville

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android
 

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Date: 4/11/19 1:23 pm
From: Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
Subject: Re: Whooping Cranes.
Are you kidding?

On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 10:27 AM terry <terry...> wrote:

>
> I'm at Salt Plains scouting for the Lesser Prairie Chicken festival and
> there are 8 Whooping Cranes at Sandcreek bay.
>
>
> Sent from my U.S.Cellular© Smartphone
>

 

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Date: 4/11/19 1:18 pm
From: Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Subject: Ruby Throats
He f

As I reported yesterday had first RTHB a female which are usually the first back. Some years it may be a couple of weeks before a male shows up. Today, after the wind shifted from south to west, 4 males showed up and the fight is on.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 4/11/19 11:50 am
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Pathfinder Parkway on 4-11-2019.
Hello All,
I walked the Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville this morning from Silver Lake Road to the high school and back. It was cloudy, cool and breezy. The poison ivy is starting to leaf out and the paw paws are blossoming. Highlights included:

Swainson's Thrush-1
Golden-crowned Kinglet-1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet-10+
Northern Parula Warbler-5
Orange-crowned Warbler-1
Myrtle Warbler-20+
Yellow-throated Warbler-2
Louisiana Waterthrush-1
White-throated Sparrow-20+

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville


 

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Date: 4/11/19 10:24 am
From: John Kennington <johnkennington...>
Subject: Re: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
The dates are Sept. 26 - Oct. 5, 2019.

For all the details, see
http://www.tulsaaudubon.org/join-tulsa-audubon-in-panama

We only need two more people to make the trip a go, so it is very close!!!

John Kennington



On Thu, Apr 11, 2019 at 12:16 PM Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...> wrote:

> Can you remind us for when the trip is planned?
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Jeff Cox <
> <jeffacox54...>
> *Sent:* Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:28 AM
> *To:* <OKBIRDS...>
> *Subject:* Fwd: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
>
> **External Email - Please verify sender email address before responding.**
> Hello, Oklahoma birders!
>
> Almost a month ago, I sent out the message below about a trip to Panama
> with Tulsa Audubon Society. Anyone is welcome! So far, we don't have
> enough interested people to make the trip. If you are interested but
> haven't contacted me yet, please let me know ASAP (or certainly by April
> 25). We need to make a decision soon about whether we go or not.
>
> Panama is a fabulous place for birding - very safe, wonderful birds and
> other wildlife, and they use the US dollar, so no currency exchange
> issues! This is not be a fast-paced birding expedition, but a rather
> relaxed immersion experience. All levels of birding experience welcome.
>
> Reply directly to me at <jeffacox54...>, or call the number below..
>
> *Jeff*
>
> Jeff Cox
> Tulsa, OK
> 918-629-2140
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: *Jeff Cox* <jeffacox54...>
> Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 2:59 PM
> Subject: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
> To: okbirds <OKBIRDS...>
>
>
> Experience the natural wonders of Panama with Tulsa Audubon Society, Sept.
> 26 - Oct. 5, 2019! Panama offers some of the most exciting birding in all
> of Central America as well as amazing lodging options. Our tour will start
> at the unique Canopy Tower, a former US Air Force radar tower in the midst
> of Soberania National Park (near the Panama Canal) that’s been turned into
> a beautiful eco-tourism lodge to give you eye-level looks at birds and
> other wildlife. Then, we’ll move on to the Canopy Lodge situated in
> beautiful El Valle, for a very different set of birds and other wildlife.
> Lots of birds and other wildlife, plus fun and fellowship! Click here for
> a flyer with the details.
> <https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.proofpoint.com%2Fv2%2Furl%3Fu%3Dhttps-3A__irp-2Dcdn.multiscreensite.com_16d8e7cd_files_uploaded_Panama-2520-2D-2520Tower-2520and-2520Lodge-2520-2D-2520Tulsa-2520-2D-2520Full.pdf%26d%3DDwMFaQ%26c%3DqKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk%26r%3DWtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0%26m%3D2FabcHRNeQjo03M-9XUNZm7t968wcHUzl34gJgIT1Fk%26s%3D9egT5LS1sGnM5xvPtZfkVaIW54mMsk-HJp2q8SQ1Q9A%26e%3D&data=02%7C01%<7Ctom.curtis...>%7C7fbf648b526a46d28ff008d6be927902%7C2a69c91de8494e34a230cdf8b27e1964%7C0%7C1%7C636905933647805618&sdata=aYTAPes5vhg3BxklPYFpSzV57%2FioGYjVH2Gf7bPAbEc%3D&reserved=0> Contact
> Jeff Cox (<jeffacox54...>) for more information (contact me
> directly, please do not click Reply and send your response to the whole
> OKBIRDS group!). You can find more information about Canopy Tower and
> Canopy Lodge at this link: https://www.canopytower.com/
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com_-3Furl-3Dhttps-253A-252F-252Furldefense.proofpoint.com-252Fv2-252Furl-253Fu-253Dhttps-2D3A-5F-5Fwww.canopytower.com-5F-2526d-253DDwMFaQ-2526c-253DqKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk-2526r-253DWtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0-2526m-253D2FabcHRNeQjo03M-2D9XUNZm7t968wcHUzl34gJgIT1Fk-2526s-253Dk-2DK2b1hbBSHUtXhJ1hctRsAi-2Dly9ev0soXUMlnB9hGA-2526e-253D-26data-3D02-257C01-257Ctom.curtis-2540okstate.edu-257C7fbf648b526a46d28ff008d6be927902-257C2a69c91de8494e34a230cdf8b27e1964-257C0-257C1-257C636905933647805618-26sdata-3DrNjHN3tWxWo8G3uVR0IO4VpiAIJie-252FLu7E9isx6srFQ-253D-26reserved-3D0&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=eX50kpeNQHt7WDF7ZwZW88bKgg-hu0fLAY4nlx7R4gQ&s=oEPo6JjsFyId3iOyb4u9zxRItBW2pvcV5yaVlAU9NlE&e=>
>
> *Jeff*
> Jeff Cox
> Tulsa, OK
> 918-629-2140
>
>
>

 

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Date: 4/11/19 10:16 am
From: Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Subject: Re: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
Can you remind us for when the trip is planned?


Thanks,


________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Jeff Cox <jeffacox54...>
Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:28 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Fwd: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama

**External Email - Please verify sender email address before responding.**
Hello, Oklahoma birders!

Almost a month ago, I sent out the message below about a trip to Panama with Tulsa Audubon Society. Anyone is welcome! So far, we don't have enough interested people to make the trip. If you are interested but haven't contacted me yet, please let me know ASAP (or certainly by April 25). We need to make a decision soon about whether we go or not.

Panama is a fabulous place for birding - very safe, wonderful birds and other wildlife, and they use the US dollar, so no currency exchange issues! This is not be a fast-paced birding expedition, but a rather relaxed immersion experience. All levels of birding experience welcome.

Reply directly to me at <jeffacox54...><mailto:<jeffacox54...>, or call the number below..

Jeff

Jeff Cox
Tulsa, OK
918-629-2140


---------- Forwarded message ---------
From: Jeff Cox <jeffacox54...><mailto:<jeffacox54...>>
Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 2:59 PM
Subject: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
To: okbirds <OKBIRDS...><mailto:<OKBIRDS...>>


Experience the natural wonders of Panama with Tulsa Audubon Society, Sept. 26 - Oct. 5, 2019! Panama offers some of the most exciting birding in all of Central America as well as amazing lodging options. Our tour will start at the unique Canopy Tower, a former US Air Force radar tower in the midst of Soberania National Park (near the Panama Canal) thats been turned into a beautiful eco-tourism lodge to give you eye-level looks at birds and other wildlife. Then, well move on to the Canopy Lodge situated in beautiful El Valle, for a very different set of birds and other wildlife. Lots of birds and other wildlife, plus fun and fellowship! Click here for a flyer with the details.<https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.proofpoint.com%2Fv2%2Furl%3Fu%3Dhttps-3A__irp-2Dcdn.multiscreensite.com_16d8e7cd_files_uploaded_Panama-2520-2D-2520Tower-2520and-2520Lodge-2520-2D-2520Tulsa-2520-2D-2520Full.pdf%26d%3DDwMFaQ%26c%3DqKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk%26r%3DWtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0%26m%3D2FabcHRNeQjo03M-9XUNZm7t968wcHUzl34gJgIT1Fk%26s%3D9egT5LS1sGnM5xvPtZfkVaIW54mMsk-HJp2q8SQ1Q9A%26e%3D&data=02%7C01%<7Ctom.curtis...>%7C7fbf648b526a46d28ff008d6be927902%7C2a69c91de8494e34a230cdf8b27e1964%7C0%7C1%7C636905933647805618&sdata=aYTAPes5vhg3BxklPYFpSzV57%2FioGYjVH2Gf7bPAbEc%3D&reserved=0> Contact Jeff Cox (<jeffacox54...><mailto:<jeffacox54...>) for more information (contact me directly, please do not click Reply and send your response to the whole OKBIRDS group!). You can find more information about Canopy Tower and Canopy Lodge at this link: https://www.canopytower.com/<https://nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Furldefense.proofpoint.com%2Fv2%2Furl%3Fu%3Dhttps-3A__www.canopytower.com_%26d%3DDwMFaQ%26c%3DqKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk%26r%3DWtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0%26m%3D2FabcHRNeQjo03M-9XUNZm7t968wcHUzl34gJgIT1Fk%26s%3Dk-K2b1hbBSHUtXhJ1hctRsAi-ly9ev0soXUMlnB9hGA%26e%3D&data=02%7C01%<7Ctom.curtis...>%7C7fbf648b526a46d28ff008d6be927902%7C2a69c91de8494e34a230cdf8b27e1964%7C0%7C1%7C636905933647805618&sdata=rNjHN3tWxWo8G3uVR0IO4VpiAIJie%2FLu7E9isx6srFQ%3D&reserved=0>

Jeff
Jeff Cox
Tulsa, OK
918-629-2140



 

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Date: 4/11/19 8:31 am
From: shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Special morning at Zoo Lake
I didn't  expect to see much with the strong winds, but the bright sunshine provided special sightings.In order as I traveled slowly by car: turkey vultures above, lots of swallows flying close to surface of lake, ruddy ducks, shovelers, teal, night-herons, WOOD DUCK, warblers. The Male wood duck was the shocker, as I've never seen one here in the open water. Below is the ebird list. Northeast/Zoo Lake Park, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USApr 11, 2019 9:00 AM - 10:00 AMProtocol: Traveling1.0 mile(s)Comments:     45, ,very windy, sunny17 species (+1 other taxa)Canada Goose 10Wood Duck 1     Adult Male mixed in with shovelers and blue-winged tealppBlue-winged Teal 16Northern Shoveler 24Gadwall 5Mallard 4Bufflehead 3Ruddy Duck 12Pied-billed Grebe 6American Coot 12Double-crested Cormorant 6Black-crowned Night-Heron 2     Brightly illuminated flying and in treesTurkey Vulture 2American Crow 2swallow sp.  25     Large numbers flying over lake too fast to identify.Red-winged Blackbird 1Yellow-rumped Warbler 20Northern Cardinal 2View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54827919Sent via the Samsung Galaxy A6, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 4/11/19 8:29 am
From: Jeff Cox <jeffacox54...>
Subject: Fwd: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
Hello, Oklahoma birders!

Almost a month ago, I sent out the message below about a trip to Panama
with Tulsa Audubon Society. Anyone is welcome! So far, we don't have
enough interested people to make the trip. If you are interested but
haven't contacted me yet, please let me know ASAP (or certainly by April
25). We need to make a decision soon about whether we go or not.

Panama is a fabulous place for birding - very safe, wonderful birds and
other wildlife, and they use the US dollar, so no currency exchange
issues! This is not be a fast-paced birding expedition, but a rather
relaxed immersion experience. All levels of birding experience welcome.

Reply directly to me at <jeffacox54...>, or call the number below..

*Jeff*

Jeff Cox
Tulsa, OK
918-629-2140


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From: Jeff Cox <jeffacox54...>
Date: Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 2:59 PM
Subject: Tulsa Audubon Society trip to Panama
To: okbirds <OKBIRDS...>


Experience the natural wonders of Panama with Tulsa Audubon Society, Sept.
26 - Oct. 5, 2019! Panama offers some of the most exciting birding in all
of Central America as well as amazing lodging options. Our tour will start
at the unique Canopy Tower, a former US Air Force radar tower in the midst
of Soberania National Park (near the Panama Canal) that’s been turned into
a beautiful eco-tourism lodge to give you eye-level looks at birds and
other wildlife. Then, we’ll move on to the Canopy Lodge situated in
beautiful El Valle, for a very different set of birds and other wildlife.
Lots of birds and other wildlife, plus fun and fellowship! Click here for a
flyer with the details.
<https://irp-cdn.multiscreensite.com/16d8e7cd/files/uploaded/Panama%20-%20Tower%20and%20Lodge%20-%20Tulsa%20-%20Full.pdf>
Contact
Jeff Cox (<jeffacox54...>) for more information (contact me directly,
please do not click Reply and send your response to the whole OKBIRDS
group!). You can find more information about Canopy Tower and Canopy Lodge
at this link: https://www.canopytower.com/

*Jeff*
Jeff Cox
Tulsa, OK
918-629-2140

 

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Date: 4/11/19 8:27 am
From: terry <terry...>
Subject: Whooping Cranes.
I'm at Salt Plains scouting for the Lesser Prairie Chicken festival and  there are 8 Whooping Cranes at Sandcreek bay.Sent from my U.S.Cellular© Smartphone
 

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Date: 4/11/19 8:16 am
From: Doug Wood <DWood...>
Subject: FW: eBird Report - Lake Durant, Apr 11, 2019
Hi All. Fourth Orn class field trip this semester. We went to Lake Durant; bit windy still after yesterday's "wind tunnel"-day. Water is still too high for shorebirds. Next week will take them to Platter Flats for some shorebirds/waders. Franklin's Gulls put on a real show.. Doug.


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Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2019 10:10 AM
To: Doug Wood <DWood...>
Subject: eBird Report - Lake Durant, Apr 11, 2019

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Lake Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, US
Apr 11, 2019 7:35 AM - 9:15 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: Orn class trip to L. Durant. Windy.
54 species

Canada Goose 4
Blue-winged Teal 4
Northern Shoveler 4
Pied-billed Grebe 3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) 7
Eurasian Collared-Dove 1
White-winged Dove 2
Mourning Dove 4
Chimney Swift 2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Killdeer 2
Franklin's Gull 70
Ring-billed Gull 8
Double-crested Cormorant 100
Great Blue Heron 1
Snowy Egret 5
Black Vulture 3
Turkey Vulture 7
Osprey 2
Cooper's Hawk 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 2
Downy Woodpecker 2
Hairy Woodpecker 1
Eastern Phoebe 2
Eastern Kingbird 3
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 20
White-eyed Vireo 3
Blue Jay 9
Fish Crow 3
Purple Martin 2
Tree Swallow 4
Barn Swallow 2
Carolina Chickadee 3
Tufted Titmouse 2
Carolina Wren 2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 1
Eastern Bluebird 2
Brown Thrasher 1
Northern Mockingbird 4
European Starling 6
Cedar Waxwing 10
American Goldfinch 2
Chipping Sparrow 8
Field Sparrow 1
Lark Sparrow 2
Harris's Sparrow 1
White-throated Sparrow 4
Savannah Sparrow 14
Eastern Meadowlark 2
Red-winged Blackbird 15
Brown-headed Cowbird 6
Common Grackle 4
Yellow-rumped Warbler 3
Northern Cardinal 5

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54827837

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Date: 4/10/19 1:32 pm
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: FOY
At Lake Hefner, 10 Snowy Egrets across from the inlet and near Rose Lake,
Baird's Sandpipers.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 4/10/19 11:39 am
From: Doug Wood <DWood...>
Subject: Chimney Swifts FOY
Hi All. Flock of about 15 Chimney Swifts over the SE campus heading north. Doug.


Douglas R. Wood, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Sciences
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701-3347
<dwood...><mailto:<dwood...>
580-745-2272



 

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Date: 4/10/19 11:27 am
From: Feldt, Andrew N. <afeldt...>
Subject: Sandhill Crane
I just saw a sandhill crane looping north over my yard in Norman. By the dateguide, it is two days late as another reminder that birds can’t read!

Andy
Sent from mobile device
 

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Date: 4/10/19 11:06 am
From: Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Subject: FOS
The first Ruby Throated HB showed up at the feeder today. It is about 5 days later than my earliest record.
Bob Laval
Heavener

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Date: 4/10/19 5:40 am
From: Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
Subject: Re: Hackberry Flat Survey 4-9-2019
Thank you for the info!



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, an AT&T 4G LTE tablet


-------- Original message --------
From: Louis Truex <ml2x1954...>
Date: 4/9/2019 6:04 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Hackberry Flat Survey 4-9-2019

Hello Everyone,

Kurt Meisenzahl and I did a survey of Hackberry Flat today. The highlight was a Fulvous Whistling-Duck on the Lake. Here's the list as only one unit has water in it. No rain + no pipeline = limited birds.....but they were pretty good birds.....

Mary and Lou Truex
<ml2x1954...><mailto:<ml2x1954...>
Lawton

Tillman - Hackberry Flat Survey, Tillman, Oklahoma, US
Apr 9, 2019 11:48 AM - 3:08 PM
Protocol: Traveling
21.57 mile(s)
43 species (+2 other taxa)

Fulvous Whistling-Duck 1 Gray bill with tan neck and facial. White lateral wing stripes with orangish barring on back.
Blue-winged Teal 72
Cinnamon Teal 1
Northern Shoveler 226
Gadwall 111
Mallard 12
Green-winged Teal 25
Ruddy Duck 26
Eared Grebe 3
Mourning Dove 17
American Coot 114
Black-necked Stilt 6
American Avocet 2
American Golden-Plover 87
Snowy Plover 8
Killdeer 10
Dunlin 2
Baird's Sandpiper 23
Pectoral Sandpiper 5
Semipalmated Sandpiper 7
Long-billed Dowitcher 686
Wilson's Snipe 1
Greater Yellowlegs 27
Lesser Yellowlegs 21
shorebird sp. 125
Double-crested Cormorant 21
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 3
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Burrowing Owl 2
American Kestrel 1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 3
Horned Lark 1
Barn Swallow 6
Cliff Swallow 37
Lark Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 6
Vesper Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 38
Yellow-headed Blackbird 34
Western/Eastern Meadowlark 17
Red-winged Blackbird 164
Brewer's Blackbird 30
Common Grackle 6
Great-tailed Grackle 8

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54758953<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ebird.org_view_checklist_S54758953&d=DwMFaQ&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=-yYNBweqCtKO8RM9K5yWlBQNZpJU--CT4VvpEDZVcyk&s=hQ06AYYn7O5Byb0I1C3BF7t9DKDRXTU2ZIotFUJpZ6M&e=>

 

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Date: 4/9/19 4:05 pm
From: Louis Truex <ml2x1954...>
Subject: Hackberry Flat Survey 4-9-2019
Hello Everyone,

Kurt Meisenzahl and I did a survey of Hackberry Flat today. The highlight
was a Fulvous Whistling-Duck on the Lake. Here's the list as only one unit
has water in it. No rain + no pipeline = limited birds.....but they were
pretty good birds.....

Mary and Lou Truex
<ml2x1954...>
Lawton

Tillman - Hackberry Flat Survey, Tillman, Oklahoma, US
Apr 9, 2019 11:48 AM - 3:08 PM
Protocol: Traveling
21.57 mile(s)
43 species (+2 other taxa)

Fulvous Whistling-Duck 1 Gray bill with tan neck and facial. White
lateral wing stripes with orangish barring on back.
Blue-winged Teal 72
Cinnamon Teal 1
Northern Shoveler 226
Gadwall 111
Mallard 12
Green-winged Teal 25
Ruddy Duck 26
Eared Grebe 3
Mourning Dove 17
American Coot 114
Black-necked Stilt 6
American Avocet 2
American Golden-Plover 87
Snowy Plover 8
Killdeer 10
Dunlin 2
Baird's Sandpiper 23
Pectoral Sandpiper 5
Semipalmated Sandpiper 7
Long-billed Dowitcher 686
Wilson's Snipe 1
Greater Yellowlegs 27
Lesser Yellowlegs 21
shorebird sp. 125
Double-crested Cormorant 21
Great Blue Heron 1
Turkey Vulture 3
Red-tailed Hawk 2
Burrowing Owl 2
American Kestrel 1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 3
Horned Lark 1
Barn Swallow 6
Cliff Swallow 37
Lark Sparrow 1
White-crowned Sparrow 6
Vesper Sparrow 2
Savannah Sparrow 38
Yellow-headed Blackbird 34
Western/Eastern Meadowlark 17
Red-winged Blackbird 164
Brewer's Blackbird 30
Common Grackle 6
Great-tailed Grackle 8

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54758953

 

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Date: 4/9/19 10:01 am
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: FOY Today
Hello All,

This morning at Lake Yahola. saw a Lark Sparrow near the monument. At
highway 75 and highway 20, FOY Swainson's Hawk.

Good Birding,

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, OK

 

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Date: 4/7/19 8:22 pm
From: Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
Subject: Re: Glaucous Gull
Thanks for the info!! Walk softly and carry a big lens :)



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, an AT&T 4G LTE tablet


-------- Original message --------
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Date: 4/7/2019 10:19 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Glaucous Gull

Hello All,

Around noon today, saw a first cycle Glaucous Gull below Keystone Dam (about a month past the late date).
In the evening, saw a Sora and heard a Marsh Wren around the Coot Pond in the Oxley North Woods.

Good Birding,

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, OK

 

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Date: 4/7/19 8:19 pm
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: Glaucous Gull
Hello All,

Around noon today, saw a first cycle Glaucous Gull below Keystone Dam
(about a month past the late date).
In the evening, saw a Sora and heard a Marsh Wren around the Coot Pond in
the Oxley North Woods.

Good Birding,

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, OK

 

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Date: 4/5/19 8:10 pm
From: Alton Patton <adewittpatton...>
Subject: Re: Tallgrass Prairie, Grainola and Salt Plains on 4-5-2019.
Can you give more explicit directions to the Grainola prairie chicken lek?

Get Outlook for Android<https://aka.ms/ghei36>

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From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Sent: Friday, April 5, 2019 7:20:13 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Tallgrass Prairie, Grainola and Salt Plains on 4-5-2019.

Hello All,
Mary and I went out to the Salt Plains today via the Tallgrass Prairie and Grainola. It was mostly clear, cool, foggy and with light winds. The roads, especially through the Tallgrass Prairie to Foraker, were muddy from yesterday's rains and the road to the prairie chicken lek was especially muddy. The roads between Foraker and Grainola were better with more gravel in the road. The road from Highway 60 to Grainola is paved. Highlights included:

Cinnamon Teal-A pair at School Marsh
Greater Prairie Chicken- At least 20 at the Grainola lek
Sora-1 heard at Sand Creek Bay
Snowy Plover-2 at Sandpiper Trail
American Avocet-2 at Sand Creek Bay
Long-billed Dowitcher-20+ along Highway 11
Greater Roadrunner-1 in the eastern section of Great Salt Plains State Park
Whip-poor-will-1 heard in the southeastern part of Tallgrass Prairie
Lark Sparrow-2 along the river at Great Salt Plains State Park
Yellow-headed Blackbird-50+ at the stockyard north of Cherokee

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville



 

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Date: 4/5/19 5:21 pm
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Tallgrass Prairie, Grainola and Salt Plains on 4-5-2019.
Hello All,
Mary and I went out to the Salt Plains today via the Tallgrass Prairie and Grainola. It was mostly clear, cool, foggy and with light winds. The roads, especially through the Tallgrass Prairie to Foraker, were muddy from yesterday's rains and the road to the prairie chicken lek was especially muddy. The roads between Foraker and Grainola were better with more gravel in the road. The road from Highway 60 to Grainola is paved. Highlights included:

Cinnamon Teal-A pair at School Marsh
Greater Prairie Chicken- At least 20 at the Grainola lek
Sora-1 heard at Sand Creek Bay
Snowy Plover-2 at Sandpiper Trail
American Avocet-2 at Sand Creek Bay
Long-billed Dowitcher-20+ along Highway 11
Greater Roadrunner-1 in the eastern section of Great Salt Plains State Park
Whip-poor-will-1 heard in the southeastern part of Tallgrass Prairie
Lark Sparrow-2 along the river at Great Salt Plains State Park
Yellow-headed Blackbird-50+ at the stockyard north of Cherokee

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville



 

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Date: 4/5/19 9:53 am
From: EUGENE YOUNG <EUGENE.YOUNG...>
Subject: Swainson's Hawk
Yesterday (4/4/19) I had my first Swainson's Hawks in Kay County, OK, and Cowley County, KS.

Gene

Eugene A. Young


Agriculture and Biological Science
Northern Oklahoma College
1220 E. Grand, PO Box 310
Tonkawa, OK, 74653-0310
Phone: 580-628-6482
Fax: 580-628-6209
E-Mail: <Eugene.Young...><mailto:<Eugene.Young...>
Website: www.noc.edu<http://www.noc.edu/>




 

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Date: 4/4/19 11:44 am
From: Jimmy Woodard <j.woodard...>
Subject: FW: eBird Report - Lake Stanley Draper, Apr 4, 2019
Several OKC birders took a morning to bird around Lake Draper. We found a few migrants.
Bill Diffin saw a Broad-winged Hawk land next to his vehicle after Nadine and I had passed
by. The bird flew off before others could see it.
Lots of gnatcatchers, WE Vireos and Black and White Warblers about. A few La Waterthrush
too.

Jimmy Woodard
Midwest City, OK

Lake Stanley Draper, Cleveland, Oklahoma, US Apr 4, 2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Protocol: Traveling
10.0 mile(s)
Comments: Birded around the lake with Bill Diffin, Nancy Vicars, Mary Lane, Steve Davis, and Nadine Varner.
61 species

Canada Goose 4
Blue-winged Teal 14
Northern Shoveler 40
Mallard 4
Green-winged Teal 8
Pied-billed Grebe 5
Eurasian Collared-Dove 2
Mourning Dove 7
Killdeer 2
Bonaparte's Gull 3
Franklin's Gull 14
Double-crested Cormorant 6
Great Blue Heron 3
Turkey Vulture 2
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 1
Red-tailed Hawk 5
Belted Kingfisher 1
Red-bellied Woodpecker 5
Downy Woodpecker 4
Northern Flicker 1
American Kestrel 1
Eastern Phoebe 3
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 1
White-eyed Vireo 5
Blue Jay 20
American Crow 10
Fish Crow 4
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 3
Purple Martin 1
Barn Swallow 2
Cliff Swallow 2
Carolina Chickadee 16
Tufted Titmouse 15
Carolina Wren 6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 14
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 5
Eastern Bluebird 4
American Robin 8
Brown Thrasher 3
Northern Mockingbird 5
European Starling 12
Cedar Waxwing 5
House Finch 2
American Goldfinch 4
Field Sparrow 9
Lark Sparrow 1
Dark-eyed Junco 30
White-throated Sparrow 18
Savannah Sparrow 2
Song Sparrow 7
Lincoln's Sparrow 1
Spotted Towhee 7
Eastern Meadowlark 2
Red-winged Blackbird 6
Brown-headed Cowbird 8
Common Grackle 2
Louisiana Waterthrush 4
Black-and-white Warbler 16
Yellow-rumped Warbler 24
Northern Cardinal 35

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S54551406

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

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Date: 4/3/19 10:28 am
From: shenthorn205 <shenthorn205...>
Subject: Juncos OKC
With all the talk about juncos, I'm happy to report a large group in and around a large elm tree in Zoo Park, NE OKC today. I spied one junco at the fork in the entry road, pulled over and waited.  In the next five-ten minutes, about a dozen juncos, two cardinals, and at least a dozen yellow-rumped warblers joined them.  Now a chickadee is singing out as well.SharonSent via the Samsung Galaxy A6, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
 

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Date: 4/3/19 7:53 am
From: Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Subject: Weird bird combo
Had an odd confluence of birds in the yard (western Tulsa Co) this morning. After having only one WT sparrow show up sporadically through the winter, today there were 7. Also got FOS chipping sparrow and a turkey. The odd part was a female purple finch which I have not seen all winter. So I guess the purple finch is a FOS as well.

Have fun,
Tom Curtis

 

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Date: 4/3/19 6:52 am
From: Sandy Berger <sndbrgr...>
Subject: Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
Arkansas too.

On Wed, Apr 3, 2019 at 7:40 AM Ron Huebner <feralbirder...> wrote:

> Feast indeed. The Texas Ornithological Society Spring Meeting is the same
> weekend...what's a birder to do?
>
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 5:47 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
> wrote:
>
>> It sounds like such a good OOS meeting especially the speakers. But I
>> just registered for Red Slough Convention. It's always feast or famine.
>> Anyway just wanted to say it really sounds enticing....
>> Good birding at both places!
>> Melinda D
>> Bville
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:08 PM J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all!
>>> The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS)
>>> will be held May 3 – 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday
>>> night banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is
>>> entitled, “Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds,
>>> Bison, and Beaver”. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas
>>> Nuttall Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first
>>> scientist to explore the Arkansas River valley.
>>>
>>> Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for
>>> Swainson’s Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on
>>> Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley
>>> on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or
>>> hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are
>>> multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community
>>> Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will
>>> be provided by Maria’s Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as
>>> fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>> Jeff Tibbits, President-elect
>>>
>>> Full Meeting Announcement:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w
>>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wildlifedepartment.com_sites_default_files_2019-5FOOS-5FSpring-5FMeeting.pdf-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-2Da4wX0OTLML-5FZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=E_CanZrtWIIfiXS1IvrcGX3-JTsm49hmODsPgTdjgJE&s=_owqKDaiKc4vLZ8VKd9FBarme7N2XAEczXmEDf3JtzU&e=>
>>>
>>
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>
> --
> Ron Huebner
> <feralbirder...>
>

 

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Date: 4/3/19 5:41 am
From: Ron Huebner <feralbirder...>
Subject: Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
Feast indeed. The Texas Ornithological Society Spring Meeting is the same
weekend...what's a birder to do?

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 5:47 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
wrote:

> It sounds like such a good OOS meeting especially the speakers. But I
> just registered for Red Slough Convention. It's always feast or famine.
> Anyway just wanted to say it really sounds enticing....
> Good birding at both places!
> Melinda D
> Bville
>
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:08 PM J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...> wrote:
>
>> Hello all!
>> The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS) will
>> be held May 3 – 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday night
>> banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is entitled,
>> “Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds, Bison,
>> and Beaver”. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas Nuttall
>> Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first scientist to
>> explore the Arkansas River valley.
>>
>> Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for
>> Swainson’s Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on
>> Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley
>> on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or
>> hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are
>> multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community
>> Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will
>> be provided by Maria’s Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as
>> fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Jeff Tibbits, President-elect
>>
>> Full Meeting Announcement:
>>
>>
>> http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wildlifedepartment.com_sites_default_files_2019-5FOOS-5FSpring-5FMeeting.pdf-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-2Da4wX0OTLML-5FZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=E_CanZrtWIIfiXS1IvrcGX3-JTsm49hmODsPgTdjgJE&s=_owqKDaiKc4vLZ8VKd9FBarme7N2XAEczXmEDf3JtzU&e=>
>>
>

--
Ron Huebner
<feralbirder...>

 

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Date: 4/3/19 5:34 am
From: Marta Harris <mbhsuzy...>
Subject: Re: Juncos
Still a couple in eastern Bartlesville as of yesterday late afternoon
Suzy Harris

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android I will

On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 8:30 PM, DALA GRISSOM<naejalad...> wrote: Still have some here in Shawnee area. Not as many though.

Dala Grissom


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.      HelenKeller
On Apr 1, 2019, at 2:00 PM, David John <dtjohn07...> wrote:


Also plenty in north Tulsa County (Skiatook area) along with Harris's and White-crowned Sparrows.
David T. John, <dtjohn07...>, 15020 N. Lewis Ave., Skiatook, OK  74070, 918-396-4277.
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 1:06 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [OKBIRDS] Juncos 
Still have plenty in western Tulsa Co.


From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 11:26 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Juncos **External Email - Please verify sender email address before responding.**

I have had about a dozen Juncos all winter coming to my feeder up to Fri.  They seem to have all left Fri. Night as I have not seen one since.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad



 

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Date: 4/2/19 9:37 pm
From: David Arbour <arbour...>
Subject: Red Slough Bird Survey - April 2
Steve Warmack (AR) and I surveyed birds today and found 65 species. It was
mostly clear and mild with a light wind. Neotropic Cormorants are now
sitting on nests in the heronry. A Red-breasted Nuthatch is still
lingering. Here is our list for today:



Canada Goose - 4

Wood Duck - 7

Gadwall - 1

Blue-winged Teal - 128

Ring-necked Duck - 8

Lesser Scaup - 1

Hooded Merganser - 2

Ruddy Duck - 1

Pied-billed Grebe - 27

Neotropic Cormorant - 8

Double-crested Cormorant - 5

Anhinga - 11

American Bittern - 1

Great-blue Heron - 8

Great Egret - 30

Black Vulture - 11

Turkey Vulture - 12

Bald Eagle - 1 imm.

Northern Harrier - 3

Red-shouldered Hawk - 4

Red-tailed Hawk - 1

King Rail - 2

Common Gallinule - 6

American Coot - 215

Greater Yellowlegs - 1

Red-bellied Woodpecker - 6

Downy Woodpecker - 1

Pileated Woodpecker - 1

Eastern Phoebe - 8

White-eyed Vireo - 16

Blue-headed Vireo - 1

Blue Jay - 1

American Crow - 9

Fish Crow - 1

Purple Martin - 2

Tree Swallow - 38

Barn Swallow - 11

Carolina Chickadee - 4

Tufted Titmouse - 7

Red-breasted Nuthatch - 1

Carolina Wren - 13

Sedge Wren - 1

Marsh Wren - 1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 3

Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 14 (one pair nest building.)

Eastern Bluebird - 3

Northern Mockingbird - 1

Brown Thrasher - 2

Northern Parula - 2

Yellow-rumped Warbler - 8

Yellow-throated Warbler - 2

Pine Warbler - 4

Black-and-white Warbler - 2

Common Yellowthroat - 2

Eastern Towhee - 1

Savannah Sparrow - 6

Song Sparrow - 5

Lincoln's Sparrow - 1

Swamp Sparrow - 4

White-throated Sparrow - 3

Northern Cardinal - 18

Red-winged Blackbird - 34

Common Grackle - 1

Brown-headed Cowbird - 3

American Goldfinch - 1





Odonates:



Fragile Forktail

Citrine Forktail

Southern Spreadwing

Common Green Darner

Baskettail species





Herps:



American Alligator

Red-eared Slider

Broad-banded Watersnake

Blanchard's Cricket Frog

Southern Leopard Frog



Good birding!



David Arbour

De Queen, AR




 

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Date: 4/2/19 5:31 pm
From: Mia Revels <0000004e74e60ce3-dmarc-request...>
Subject: Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
Melinda,
Field trips for Red Slough don't start until Sunday morning. You can come
to my Saturday morning field trip for Swainson's Warblers at the OOS, drive
to Idabel that afternoon, and still make it to the Red Slough field trips
on Sunday. That is what I am doing. I had already committed to the Red
Slough meeting, but hey, I'm going to have it ALL!
Mia

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 5:47 PM Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
wrote:

> It sounds like such a good OOS meeting especially the speakers. But I
> just registered for Red Slough Convention. It's always feast or famine.
> Anyway just wanted to say it really sounds enticing....
> Good birding at both places!
> Melinda D
> Bville
>
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:08 PM J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...> wrote:
>
>> Hello all!
>> The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS) will
>> be held May 3 – 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday night
>> banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is entitled,
>> “Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds, Bison,
>> and Beaver”. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas Nuttall
>> Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first scientist to
>> explore the Arkansas River valley.
>>
>> Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for
>> Swainson’s Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on
>> Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley
>> on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or
>> hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are
>> multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community
>> Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will
>> be provided by Maria’s Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as
>> fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.
>>
>> Sincerely,
>> Jeff Tibbits, President-elect
>>
>> Full Meeting Announcement:
>>
>>
>> http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wildlifedepartment.com_sites_default_files_2019-5FOOS-5FSpring-5FMeeting.pdf-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-2Da4wX0OTLML-5FZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=E_CanZrtWIIfiXS1IvrcGX3-JTsm49hmODsPgTdjgJE&s=_owqKDaiKc4vLZ8VKd9FBarme7N2XAEczXmEDf3JtzU&e=>
>>
>

--
Mia Revels, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Northeastern State University
611 Grand Ave.
Tahlequah, Oklahoma
(918) 444-3824
<revels...>


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Date: 4/2/19 3:47 pm
From: Melinda Droege <oklagranny26...>
Subject: Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
It sounds like such a good OOS meeting especially the speakers. But I just
registered for Red Slough Convention. It's always feast or famine. Anyway
just wanted to say it really sounds enticing....
Good birding at both places!
Melinda D
Bville

On Tue, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:08 PM J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...> wrote:

> Hello all!
> The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS) will
> be held May 3 – 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday night
> banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is entitled,
> “Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds, Bison,
> and Beaver”. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas Nuttall
> Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first scientist to
> explore the Arkansas River valley.
>
> Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for
> Swainson’s Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on
> Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley
> on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or
> hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are
> multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community
> Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will
> be provided by Maria’s Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as
> fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.
>
> Sincerely,
> Jeff Tibbits, President-elect
>
> Full Meeting Announcement:
>
>
> http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wildlifedepartment.com_sites_default_files_2019-5FOOS-5FSpring-5FMeeting.pdf-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-2Da4wX0OTLML-5FZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=E_CanZrtWIIfiXS1IvrcGX3-JTsm49hmODsPgTdjgJE&s=_owqKDaiKc4vLZ8VKd9FBarme7N2XAEczXmEDf3JtzU&e=>
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Date: 4/2/19 1:04 pm
From: Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
Subject: Re: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
Thanks for the info!



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S7, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone


-------- Original message --------
From: "J.B. Tibbits" <jeff_osu...>
Date: 4/2/19 12:06 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Spring 2019 OOS Meeting


Hello all!
The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS) will be held May 3 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday night banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is entitled, Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds, Bison, and Beaver. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas Nuttall Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first scientist to explore the Arkansas River valley.

Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for Swainsons Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will be provided by Marias Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.

Sincerely,
Jeff Tibbits, President-elect

Full Meeting Announcement:

http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.wildlifedepartment.com_sites_default_files_2019-5FOOS-5FSpring-5FMeeting.pdf-3Ffbclid-3DIwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-2Da4wX0OTLML-5FZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w&d=DwMF-g&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWKXWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=E_CanZrtWIIfiXS1IvrcGX3-JTsm49hmODsPgTdjgJE&s=_owqKDaiKc4vLZ8VKd9FBarme7N2XAEczXmEDf3JtzU&e=>

 

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Date: 4/2/19 1:02 pm
From: Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
Subject: Re: FOS
Awesome



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy S7, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone


-------- Original message --------
From: "Curtis, Tom" <tom.curtis...>
Date: 4/2/19 12:52 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] FOS


Had my FOS S.T. flycatcher along hwy 51 in W Tulsa Co this morning

 

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Date: 4/2/19 10:52 am
From: Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Subject: FOS
Had my FOS S.T. flycatcher along hwy 51 in W Tulsa Co this morning

 

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Date: 4/2/19 10:07 am
From: J.B. Tibbits <jeff_osu...>
Subject: Spring 2019 OOS Meeting
Hello all!
The 2019 Spring meeting of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society (OOS) will be held May 3 5, in Wister, OK. The keynote address at the Saturday night banquet will be given by Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson and is entitled, Thomas Nuttall's Travels Between the Arkansa and the Red: Birds, Bison, and Beaver. Jona Tucker and Steve Patterson coordinate the Thomas Nuttall Bicentennial that commemorates and teaches about the first scientist to explore the Arkansas River valley.

Planned field trips consist of tours of Wister WMA to search for Swainsons Warblers on Saturday morning, birding in Wister State Park on Saturday morning, and a trip to native prairie of the Poteau River Valley on Saturday afternoon. You do NOT need a Conservation Passport or hunting/fishing license in your possession to access Wister WMA. There are multiple dining options in Wister, Poteau, and Heavener. The Community Building comes with a kitchen. Catering for the Saturday night banquet will be provided by Marias Restaurant and consists of Mexican food such as fajitas, enchiladas, vegetarian options, etc.

Sincerely,
Jeff Tibbits, President-elect

Full Meeting Announcement:

http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/sites/default/files/2019_OOS_Spring_Meeting.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2QMqrgrrhb1FzcuIdtQ3QiS-a4wX0OTLML_ZVeDlIrdUWtOfYM91HfY8w

 

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Date: 4/2/19 9:56 am
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: Fw: For some reason...


________________________________
From: Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...>
Sent: Tuesday, April 2, 2019 11:31 AM
To: Jennifer Kidney
Subject: For some reason...

I can't get on okbirds. Could you pass my posts along for yesterday and today? I got FOS Yellow-throated Warblers (three singing) in the Half Mile Woods and Barn Swallows yesterday and Am. Golden Plovers this morning back on Potts hay fields. Thanks.
D.

 

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Date: 4/1/19 6:31 pm
From: DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...>
Subject: Re: FOS
It was about noon when we got there.


Dala


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

On Apr 1, 2019, at 11:49 AM, Jennie Brooks <2014birder...><mailto:<2014birder...>> wrote:

What time of day to you normally see the Bald Eagles? I love them but rarely see them.

Thanks, Jennie Brooks

On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM Evelyn Houck <efhouck727...><mailto:<efhouck727...>> wrote:
FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher this morning at Grove, Delaware Co., OK, near Shundi & 13th Street.

Evelyn Houck

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On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 3:24 PM DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...><mailto:<naejalad...>> wrote:
Saw my FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher between Meeker and Chandler. We saw three Bald Eagles over Bell Cow Lake, along with several other birds. A good day.

Dala Grissom
Shawnee


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
 

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Date: 4/1/19 6:30 pm
From: DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...>
Subject: Re: Juncos
Still have some here in Shawnee area. Not as many though.

Dala Grissom



Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

On Apr 1, 2019, at 2:00 PM, David John <dtjohn07...><mailto:<dtjohn07...>> wrote:

Also plenty in north Tulsa County (Skiatook area) along with Harris's and White-crowned Sparrows.

David T. John, <dtjohn07...><mailto:<dtjohn07...>, 15020 N. Lewis Ave., Skiatook, OK 74070, 918-396-4277.

________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...><mailto:<OKBIRDS...>> on behalf of Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...><mailto:<tom.curtis...>>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 1:06 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...><mailto:<OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [OKBIRDS] Juncos


Still have plenty in western Tulsa Co.


________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...><mailto:<OKBIRDS...>> on behalf of Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...><mailto:<blnllaval...>>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 11:26 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...><mailto:<OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Juncos

**External Email - Please verify sender email address before responding.**

I have had about a dozen Juncos all winter coming to my feeder up to Fri. They seem to have all left Fri. Night as I have not seen one since.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 4/1/19 1:17 pm
From: Patricia Velte <pvelte...>
Subject: April Migration Report (2 of 2)
APRIL DEPARTURES



Canvasback April 10 - ALL

Greater Scaup April 10 - PAN, NW, SW, C,
SC, NE

Surf Scoter April 20 - NW, C, NE

Common Goldeneye April 10 - ALL

Common Merganser April 2 - ALL

Greater White-fronted Goose April 4 - All

Snow Goose April 8 - ALL

Ross's Goose April 1 - ALL

Cackling Goose April 1 - ALL

Red-throated Loon April 28 - C, NE

Pacific Loon April 28 - C, NE

Horned Grebe April 27 - ALL

Rough-legged Hawk April 20 - PAN, NW, NE

Bald Eagle April 1 - PAN, NW, SW,
SC

Sandhill Crane April 8 - ALL

Whooping Crane April 15 - NW rare in Alfalfa
Co. only, SW rare in Tillman Co only

Herring Gull April 15 - NW, SW, C,
SC, NE, SE

Dunlin April 20 - NW rare
west to Woods, Woodward, Dewey and Custer cos only, SW west to Washita,
Kiowa and Tillman cos only

Long-eared Owl April 18 - PAN, NW, SW, C, SC,
NE

Short-eared Owl April 22 - ALL

Yellow-bellied Sapsucker April 16 - ALL

Merlin April 28 - ALL

Say's Phoebe April 13 - NW, SW

Mountain Chickadee April 28 - PAN Cimarron Co only

Brown Creeper April 15 - ALL

Winter Wren April 10 - NW, SW, C, SC,
NE, SE

Golden-crowned Kinglet April 8 - ALL

Mountain Bluebird April 22 - PAN and April 1 - NW,
SW, C rare east to Kingfisher, Canadian and Grady cos only

Townsend's Solitaire April 28 - NW, SW, C rare east to
Logan, Oklahoma and Cleveland cos only

Hermit Thrush April 22 - NW, SW, C, SC,
NE, SE

Sage Thrasher April 25 - PAN Cimarron Co
only

Chestnut-collared Longspur April 12 - PAN, NW, SW, C, SC, NE rare
east to Osage and Pawnee cos only

McCown's Longspur April 3 - PAN, NW, SW, C rare east
to Kingfisher, Oklahoma and Cleveland cos only

Fox Sparrow April 9 - NW, SW, C, SC,
NE, SE

Song Sparrow April 17 - NW, SW, C, NE,
April 10 - SC, SE

Swamp Sparrow April 24 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

White-throated Sparrow April 27 - PAN

Dark-eyed Junco April 21 - ALL

Western Meadowlark April 5 - SC, NE, SE

Purple Finch April 25 - NW rare west
to Alfalfa, Major and Blaine Cos only, SW rare in Caddo and Comanche cos
only, C, SC, NE, SE

Red Crossbill April 9 - ALL





The information presented here comes from The Oklahoma Bird Records
Committee of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society, which publishes a Date
Guide to the Occurrences of Birds in Oklahoma. This booklet divides Oklahoma
into 7 geographic regions, and lists the normal dates of occurrence for each
Oklahoma bird species within each region. Observers are urged to report
unusual species, or birds out of date or out of normal range in Oklahoma,
based on the information given in this publication.



The Oklahoma Ornithological Society and Oklahoma Bird Records Committee web
site, http://www.okbirds.org/
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.okbirds.org_&d=DwMF
Ag&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWK
XWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=W1vd4KZ259p9SEKyAZnwDUKZbyg_ANf7rzLy2WlAyTQ&s=8JwETBF_B
m0hYIT_0QoIeMy-tUBOM3Ja3JLLUlNgQiw&e=> , includes ordering information for
the Date Guide to the Occurrences of Birds in Oklahoma, information on
documenting significant records, documentation forms, instructions, and a
searchable database for Oklahoma bird migration information. Birders are
cordially invited to join the Oklahoma Ornithological Society.



Happy birding!

Pat Velte

<pvelte...> <mailto:<pvelte...>

Oklahoma City, OK






 

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Date: 4/1/19 1:15 pm
From: Patricia Velte <pvelte...>
Subject: April Migration Report (1 of 2)
Dear OKBirders,



April is an active month and the migration list is long so I'm sending
Arrivals and Departures in separate messages.



APRIL ARRIVALS



Black-bellied Whistling-Duck April 27 - C, SC Rare in Major Co. and
April 14 - Southern McCurtain Co. only

American White Pelican April 1 - PAN

Least Bittern April 16 - NW, SW, C, SC,
NE, SE

Tricolored Heron April 17 - Rare in Alfalfa
Co. only in NW, Rare in Canadian and Oklahoma Cos, only in C, Rare in
Johnston Co. only in SC, Rare in Bryan, Choctaw and S. McCurtain Cos. Only
in SE

Green Heron April 1 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE,
SE

Black-crowned Night-Heron April 15 - PAN

Common Loon April 3 - PAN

Neotropic Cormorant April 6 - NW, SW, C, SC, SE

Broad-winged Hawk April 2 - C, SC, NE, SE - Rare west
to Alfalfa, Major, Dewey and Blaine Cos. Only in NW; Caddo and Comanche Cos.
Only in SW

Glossy Ibis April 12 - NW, SW, C,
SE - Rare in Alfalfa and Major Cos. Only in NW; Rare in Tillman Co. only in
SW; Rare in Kingfisher and Canadian Cos. Only in C; Rare in S. McCurtain Co
only in SE

White-faced Ibis April 1 - ALL

Mississippi Kite April 20 - ALL - East to
Washington, Rogers, Wagoner and Muskogee Cos. Only

Spotted Sandpiper April 22 - PAN and April 10 - NW,
SW, C, SC, NE

Willet April 11 - ALL

Upland Sandpiper April 12 - PAN

Whimbrel April 22 - ALL

Hudsonian Godwit April 10 - NW west to Woods,
Woodward, Dewey and Custer Cos. Only, SW west to Washita, Kiowa and Tillman
Cos only, C, SC, NE, SE

Marbled Godwit April 7 - PAN, NW, SW, C, SC,
NE

Sanderling April 26 - ALL

Purple Gallinule April 23 - SE Rare in Bryan
and S. McCurtain Cos. Only

Common Gallinule April 1 - NW rare in Major Co only,
SW Rare in Tillman Co. only

Whooping Crane April 1 - NW rare in Alfalfa Co.
only, SW rare in Tillman Co only

Black-necked Stilt April 1 - PAN, C, SC, SE rare
in McCurtain Co only

American Avocet April 1 - PAN

Black-bellied Plover April 22 - ALL

Piping Plover April 13 - NW, SW, C, SC,
NE

Semipalmated Plover April 9 - ALL

Caspian Tern April 15 - ALL

White-rumped Sandpiper April 26 - ALL

Buff-breasted Sandpiper April 22 - NW west to Woods, Woodward,
Dewey and Custer cos only, SW west to Washita, Kiowa and Tillman cos only,
C, SC, NE, SE

Wilson's Snipe April 1 - PAN

Common Poorwill April 3 - PAN, NW east to Woods,
Ellis and Roger Mills cos, SW all except CottonCo and April 10 - C, SC, NE
rare east to Osage, Tulsa and Creek cos

Chuck-will's-widow April 6 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Eastern Whip-poor-will April 4 - NE west to Osage, Tulsa and
Okmulgee cos, SE west to Pittsburg, Atoka and Choctaw cos.

Black-chinned Hummingbird April 12 - PAN Cimarron Co only

Red-headed Woodpecker April 15 - PAN

Yellow-billed Cuckoo April 25 - ALL

Black-billed Cuckoo April 30 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Common Nighthawk April 25 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Olive-sided Flycatcher April 30 - ALL

Eastern Wood-Pewee April 20 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Acadian Flycatcher April 20 - SC Pontotoc,
Johnston and Marshall cos only, NE, SE

Least Flycatcher April 22 - ALL

Vermilion Flycatcher April 14 - PAN rare in
northwestern Cimarron Co only

Ash-throated Flycatcher April 15 - PAN Cimarron co and rare in
Texas and Beaver cos,NW rare in Blaine Co only, SW west to Comanche and
Tillman cos only

Great Crested Flycatcher April 13 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Cassin's Kingbird April 26 - PAN Northwestern
Cimarron co only

Western Kingbird April 21 - PAN and April 10 -
NW, SW, C, SC, NE all counties except Delaware, Cherokee and Adair, SE east
to Pittsburg, Atoka and western Choctaw cos only

Eastern Kingbird April 25 - PAN and April 14 -
NW, SW, C, SC, NE and April 7 - SE

Scissor-tailed Flycatcher April 8 - PAN

Bell's Vireo April 18 - NW, SW, C,
SC, NE, SE

Black-capped Vireo April 10 - SW Comanche Co only

Blue-headed Vireo April 20 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Warbling Vireo April 10 - ALL

Red-eyed Vireo April 7 - NW, SW west to
Washita, Kiowa and Tillman Cos only, C, SC, NE, SE

Tree Swallow April 1 - PAN, NW

Northern Rough-winged Swallow April 4 - PAN

Bank Swallow April 14 - ALL and April 19
- NE Ottawa Co only

Cliff Swallow April 6 - PAN

Cave Swallow April 20 - SW rare in
Comanche and Kiowa cos only

House Wren April 11 - PAN, NW and
April 4 - C, NE

Sedge Wren April 15 - C, SC

Marsh Wren April 14 - PAN

Veery April 27 - NE, SE

Gray-cheeked Thrush April 21 - C, SC, NE, SE

Swainson's Thrush April 16 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Hermit Thrush April 19 - PAN

Wood Thrush April 18 - SW rare in Caddo
and Comanche cos only, C, SC, NE, SE

Gray Catbird April 17 - ALL

Ovenbird April 12 - NW, SW, C,
SC, NE, SE and April 8 - NE Delaware and Adair cos only, SE Le Flore and
McCurtain cos only

Worm-eating Warbler April 14 - NE Ottawa, Delaware,
Cherokee and Adair cos only, SE Le Flore and McCurtain cos only

Northern Waterthrush April 21 - ALL

Blue-winged Warbler April 28 - NE rare in Delaware,
Cherokee, Adair and Sequoyah cos only

Prothonotary Warbler April 2 - NW Alfalfa and Major cos
only, C, SC, NE, SE

Swainson's Warbler April 14 - SE rare in McCurtain co
only

Tennessee Warbler April 19 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Orange-crowned Warbler April 22 - PAN

Nashville Warbler April 28 - PAN and April 8 -
NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Kentucky Warbler April 8 - C west to Logan,
Oklahoma and Cleveland cos only, SC Johnston and Pontotoc cos only, NE, SE

Common Yellowthroat April 28 - PAN and April 15 - NW and
April 7 - SW, C, NE

Hooded Warbler April 6 - SE Latimer, LeFlore,
Pushmataha and McCurtain cos only

American Redstart April 17 - ALL

Cerulean Warbler April 15 - NE rare in Delaware
and Cherokee cos only, SE rare in LeFlore and McCurtain cos only

Yellow Warbler April 27 - PAN and April 22 -
NW, C, NE and April 24 - SW and April 15 - SE

Chestnut-sided Warbler April 28 - SW rare in Comanche Co, C,
SC, NE, SE

Blackpoll Warbler April 27 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE,
SE

Palm Warbler April 20 - NE, SE

Yellow-rumped Warbler April 14 - PAN

Prairie Warbler April 17 - NE west to
Craig, Rogers, Tulsa, south Osage and Okmulgee cos only, SE

Black-throated Green Warbler April 5 - ALL

Wilson's Warbler April 22 - ALL

Yellow-breasted Chat April 17 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Green-tailed Towhee April 28 - PAN rare in Cimarron Co
only

Cassin's Sparrow April 9 - PAN, NW west to
Alfalfa and Major cos only, SW, C rare in Canadian Co only, SC rare in
Jefferson and Carter cos only

Bachman's Sparrow April 1 - NE rare in Osage, Creek,
Okmulgee and Delaware cos only, SE rare in Atoka, Pushmataha and McCurtain
cos only

Clay-colored Sparrow April 10 - PAN and April 1 - NW,
SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Brewer's Sparrow April 15 - PAN Cimarron Co only

Lark Sparrow April 6 - PAN

Black-throated Sparrow April 12 - PAN rare in Cimarron Co
only

Savannah Sparrow April 1 - PAN

Grasshopper Sparrow April 9 - PAN

Henslow's Sparrow April 7 - NE Osage, Washington,
Nowata and Craig cos only

Lincoln's Sparrow April 4 - PAN

White-throated Sparrow April 3 - PAN

Summer Tanager April 10 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Scarlet Tanager April 14 - NE west to Craig,
Mayes, Wagoner and Muskogee cos only, SE Le Flore, Pushmataha and McCurtain
cos only

Rose-breasted Grosbeak April 20 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Black-headed Grosbeak April 28 - PAN and April 28 - NW, SW

Blue Grosbeak April 20 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE,
SE

Lazuli Bunting April 30 - PAN and April
26 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE

Indigo Bunting April 30 - PAN and April 14
- NW, SW, C, SC, NE, SE

Painted Bunting April 19 - NW, SW, C, SC, NE,
SE

Dickcissel April 18 - ALL

Bobolink April 29 - NW, C, SC,
NE, SE

Yellow-headed Blackbird April 1 - SE

Orchard Oriole April 12 - ALL

Bullock's Oriole April 18 - PAN, NW Harper,
Ellis and Roger Mills cos only, SW all counties except Caddo, east Comanche
and Cotton cos

Baltimore Oriole April 17 - NW, SW all
counties except Harmon, Greer and Jackson cos, C, SC, NE, SE

Lesser Goldfinch April 25 - PAN Cimarron Co
only, SW rare in Caddo and Comanche Cos only



The information presented here comes from The Oklahoma Bird Records
Committee of the Oklahoma Ornithological Society, which publishes a Date
Guide to the Occurrences of Birds in Oklahoma. This booklet divides Oklahoma
into 7 geographic regions, and lists the normal dates of occurrence for each
Oklahoma bird species within each region. Observers are urged to report
unusual species, or birds out of date or out of normal range in Oklahoma,
based on the information given in this publication.



The Oklahoma Ornithological Society and Oklahoma Bird Records Committee web
site, http://www.okbirds.org/
<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.okbirds.org_&d=DwMF
Ag&c=qKdtBuuu6dQK9MsRUVJ2DPXW6oayO8fu4TfEHS8sGNk&r=WtcHdIgfPcd5duugjo56RvrWK
XWbcpxsIgrqUhahxv0&m=ZKPQcDVsSHe6_vxUESLEoWlzdZ4_l9LieP1CI1OPseI&s=cphkGkfgg
ZZWR5xKfLg-_xWWyV223HbLLE77EuzvJ7k&e=> , includes ordering information for
the Date Guide to the Occurrences of Birds in Oklahoma, information on
documenting significant records, documentation forms, instructions, and a
searchable database for Oklahoma bird migration information. Birders are
cordially invited to join the Oklahoma Ornithological Society.



Happy birding!

Pat Velte

<pvelte...> <mailto:<pvelte...>

Oklahoma City, OK






 

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Date: 4/1/19 12:00 pm
From: David John <dtjohn07...>
Subject: Re: Juncos
Also plenty in north Tulsa County (Skiatook area) along with Harris's and White-crowned Sparrows.

David T. John, <dtjohn07...><mailto:<dtjohn07...>, 15020 N. Lewis Ave., Skiatook, OK 74070, 918-396-4277.

________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 1:06 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [OKBIRDS] Juncos


Still have plenty in western Tulsa Co.


________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 11:26 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Juncos

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I have had about a dozen Juncos all winter coming to my feeder up to Fri. They seem to have all left Fri. Night as I have not seen one since.

Bob Laval
Heavener

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Date: 4/1/19 11:06 am
From: Curtis, Tom <tom.curtis...>
Subject: Re: Juncos
Still have plenty in western Tulsa Co.


________________________________
From: okbirds <OKBIRDS...> on behalf of Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Sent: Monday, April 1, 2019 11:26 AM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Juncos

**External Email - Please verify sender email address before responding.**

I have had about a dozen Juncos all winter coming to my feeder up to Fri. They seem to have all left Fri. Night as I have not seen one since.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad

 

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Date: 4/1/19 9:49 am
From: Jennie Brooks <2014birder...>
Subject: Re: FOS
What time of day to you normally see the Bald Eagles? I love them but
rarely see them.

Thanks, Jennie Brooks

On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 11:05 AM Evelyn Houck <efhouck727...> wrote:

> FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher this morning at Grove, Delaware Co., OK,
> near Shundi & 13th Street.
>
> Evelyn Houck
>
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> On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 3:24 PM DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...> wrote:
>
>> Saw my FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher between Meeker and Chandler. We saw
>> three Bald Eagles over Bell Cow Lake, along with several other birds. A
>> good day.
>>
>> Dala Grissom
>> Shawnee
>>
>>
>> Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience
>> of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and
>> success achieved. Helen Keller
>
>

 

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Date: 4/1/19 9:27 am
From: Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Subject: Juncos
I have had about a dozen Juncos all winter coming to my feeder up to Fri. They seem to have all left Fri. Night as I have not seen one since.

Bob Laval
Heavener

Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 4/1/19 9:09 am
From: Richrd Gunn <richardgunn1940...>
Subject: FOS on South Jenkins
This morning I saw and heard three different singing Yellow-throated
Warblers and a couple of Barn Swallows along with Fish Crows,Wilsons Snipe
and Gtr. Yellowlegs.
D.

 

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Date: 4/1/19 9:06 am
From: Evelyn Houck <efhouck727...>
Subject: Re: FOS
FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher this morning at Grove, Delaware Co., OK, near
Shundi & 13th Street.

Evelyn Houck

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On Sat, Mar 30, 2019 at 3:24 PM DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...> wrote:

> Saw my FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher between Meeker and Chandler. We saw
> three Bald Eagles over Bell Cow Lake, along with several other birds. A
> good day.
>
> Dala Grissom
> Shawnee
>
>
> Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience
> of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and
> success achieved. Helen Keller

 

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Date: 3/31/19 7:42 pm
From: O Connell, Tim <tim.oconnell...>
Subject: April events – Payne County Audubon Society
Dear Friends and Supporters of the Payne County Audubon Society,

Flowers, leaves, and birds! April is a magical time of year to welcome migrants back to our little corner of the world. Scissortails and gnatcatchers are back already, and the hummingbirds will be here any minute now. We hope you can get out to enjoy this spectacle, and the Payne County Audubon Society is here to help you do just that.

But first – Please join us this Thursday night, April 4th, 7:00 pm, for a special evening presentation during which we’ll hear from young investigators Abbey Ramirez and Jared Elmore. Abbey will share the results of her three-year effort to study Northern Saw-Whet Owls in Oklahoma and Jared will describe his efforts to study the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker in our state. Abbey and Jared were able to conduct these important studies due to support from the PCAS through the Helen Miller and Edwin Glover research awards that we award each spring. We also hope to announce and recognize two new scholars whose work we will support in the coming year. This wonderful program honoring some of our founding members is just one example of the important work we can do with your support. (More on that in a bit.)

Noe that we will be trying a new location for Thursday’s program: The Hideaway! Yes, we have reserved space at Hideaway Pizza (230 South Knoblock in Stillwater) for this meeting to encourage folks to relax, join us for some pizza, socialize, and learn about some cool bird research we’ve supported. If it works*, we’ll do it again. (*Works = if you come, so please do!)

Here are some other things to consider:

1. Field Trip. Tuesday, 16 April, 3:00 pm: Babcock Park. Tim O'Connell will lead his 2019 Ornithology class on this weekday afternoon field trip. All welcomed!
2. Website. Have you been to our website? Here are some of the things you’ll find there: events calendar with meeting times, places, maps to locations; field trip announcements and reports of what we found; checklist of local birds and places to go find them; advice and links on who to contact for injured wildlife; information on native plants attractive to birds, butterflies, and native pollinators; conservation issues and ideas we could pursue right here in Payne County; research award announcements; information about past and pending Great Backyard Bird Counts and Christmas Bird Counts; links to membership (hint!) and a step-by-step illustration of how you can support our work with your donations (hint! hint!); plus much more. This is always there for you, right here: https://paynecountyaudubonsociety.com/.
3. We need you. Do you love Stillwater and our other communities in Payne County? Would you like to help promote science-based conservation work in those communities? Do you like native birds, plants, insects, and other living things? Would you like to learn more about them and help educate others too? Then why not join our governing board of the Payne County Audubon Society? We could really use your help and we welcome folks from all walks of life. Students this means you, too! Need a community organization to which you can donate time for those sweet scholarships you’d like to have? Why not us? The more help we have the more we can do, right here in Payne County. (If you think you might be interested in a position on our board, just shoot me an email and we can chat about it: <tim.oconnell...><mailto:<tim.oconnell...>.)
4. We need your money. Okay, maybe you really can’t take on another volunteer commitment to a local non-profit. Can you support us with your donations? We like that, too! One of my favorite things about the PCAS is how well we’ve done to turn the support we receive into benefits for our communities. Our Miller and Glover research awards are just one example. We’ve sponsored other conservation and education activities, too. That’s all we do with the support we receive – turn it back into benefits for people and the wild things we love, right here in Payne County. There’s an opportunity to do just that later this month with your support of . . .
5. BIRDATHON! Yes, it’s time for the one fundraising event we do each year. Please give generously in your support of teams competing in our BIRDATHON Big Day on Saturday April 27th! Even better, form a team and compete yourself. We celebrate teams that find lots of birds on our annual Big Day but the real prize goes to the team that generates the most in donations.

This is an exciting time of year for anyone interested in the great outdoors. We hope to spend some of that time with you, exploring and celebrating our Payne County Audubon Society. Wishing you good birding,

~Tim O’Connell
PCAS President












2. Tuesday, 12 March, 3:00 pm: Botanic Garden at OSU. Tim O'Connell will lead his 2019 Ornithology class on this weekday afternoon field trip. Meet at the Rt. 51 entrance to the Garden.

3. Saturday, 30 March, 8:00 am: Couch (& Hoyt Grove) Park. Tim O'Connell will lead his 2019 Ornithology class on this field trip. Meet at the Hoyt Grove parking lot on 12th St.


So come on out, and bring a friend. You can even bring a casual acquaintance or someone you don’t particularly like. That part’s up to you.

Good birding,

~Tim O’Connell
PCAS President
 

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Date: 3/30/19 1:25 pm
From: DALA GRISSOM <naejalad...>
Subject: FOS
Saw my FOS Scissor-tailed Flycatcher between Meeker and Chandler. We saw three Bald Eagles over Bell Cow Lake, along with several other birds. A good day.

Dala Grissom
Shawnee


Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
 

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Date: 3/30/19 7:52 am
From: Brett Niland <bestguess...>
Subject: Bixby sod farms
Drove Bixby sod farms this morning.

Just the usual suspects with the exception of a horned lark. The lark was on the north side of 141st street between 129th and Garnett.

That was a new life bird for the wife and I.

Thank You,

Brett Niland
Cell: (918) 200-1818
 

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Date: 3/30/19 7:34 am
From: Susanne Lutze <eztuls46...>
Subject: Re: Hummingbirds
Thanks for the info

On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 11:43 PM Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
wrote:

> Awesome, I love photographing them, its quite the challenge to get them in
> flight
>
>
>
> Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4, an AT&T 4G LTE tablet
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...>
> Date: 3/29/2019 11:28 PM (GMT-06:00)
> To: <OKBIRDS...>
> Subject: [OKBIRDS] Hummingbirds
>
> Hummingbirds have been seen in Lawton, Cache, Duncan and Chickasha in the
> last 3 days.
>
> We had 2 male Black-chinned Hummingbirds at our feeders today.
>
> Kurt & Sharon Meisenzahl
> Lawton, OK
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
--
" There is a pleasure in the pathless woods;
There is rapture on the lonely shore;
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep sea, and music in its roar:
I love not man the less, but Nature more...."

Lord Byron

 

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Date: 3/30/19 6:15 am
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: The Cattle Egret and the Heifer
Hello All
I was heading back to Bartlesville yesterday afternoon from fishing at Copan Lake when I spotted a cattle egret out among a herd of cattle. 2 of the younger ones were looking at the bird and briefly followed it. A short time later, one of them lost interest, but the other continued following it, trying to get close enough to sniff it. The egret always stayed just in front of the heifer and occasionally snatched some food from near it. This game continued for at least 5 minutes before I headed for home.

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville

 

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Date: 3/29/19 9:43 pm
From: Rodney Hartsfield <bassangler73...>
Subject: Re: Hummingbirds
Awesome, I love photographing them, its quite the challenge to get them in flight



Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4, an AT&T 4G LTE tablet


-------- Original message --------
From: Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...>
Date: 3/29/2019 11:28 PM (GMT-06:00)
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: [OKBIRDS] Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds have been seen in Lawton, Cache, Duncan and Chickasha in the last 3 days.

We had 2 male Black-chinned Hummingbirds at our feeders today.

Kurt & Sharon Meisenzahl
Lawton, OK

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 3/29/19 9:28 pm
From: Kurt Meisenzahl <meisenzk...>
Subject: Hummingbirds
Hummingbirds have been seen in Lawton, Cache, Duncan and Chickasha in the last 3 days.

We had 2 male Black-chinned Hummingbirds at our feeders today.

Kurt & Sharon Meisenzahl
Lawton, OK

Sent from my iPhone
 

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Date: 3/29/19 6:37 pm
From: Poland, Zachary <zpoland...>
Subject: Drummond Flats WMA
I stopped at Drummond Flats WMA late this afternoon. I hadn’t been there in a while so wasn’t sure what I’d find as far as habitat. I was hoping for some shorebirds. There was a lot of water. Good for ducks, but not much habitat for shorebirds. There are no mudflats currently. They’ve very recently burned the grass on the SE side, I found 5 American Golden-Plovers foraging in the burn.

ZAP
 

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Date: 3/29/19 2:45 pm
From: Jennifer Kidney <jenlkidney...>
Subject: Signs of Spring in Norman
Dear Fellow Birders,

Week before last, I finally saw the Fish Crows that had been squawnking in my neighborhood for a while. On Monday, the Brown Thrashers arrived, and I've either seen or heard them every day since. Yesterday I had my first of season Brown-headed Cowbird--oh, joy (not), and today two Turkey Vultures were circling over the yard. This is the weekend to put out your hummingbird feeders, but with the predicted freeze, I'm not sure whether that's a good idea or a bad idea. I did put out my jelly feeder in hopes of seeing the Northern Mockingbird who I hear every day, and he's visited it twice. Yay. Orioles can't be far behind. I still have many Dark-eyed Juncos, Harris's Sparrows, and American Goldfinches, and I'm hoping to see more native sparrow drop by in the next few weeks.

Jennifer Kidney
smack dab in the middle of Norman

 

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Date: 3/29/19 7:39 am
From: Mary Peterson <m_mpeterson...>
Subject: Pathfinder Parkway on 3-29-2019.
Hello All,
I walked the Pathfinder Parkway in Bartlesville this morning from Silver Lake Road to the high school and back. It was warm and cloudy with light winds and an approaching thunderstorm. Some of the resident warblers are back. Highlights included:

Pied-billed Grebe-1 on the pond
Cooper's Hawk-1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker-1
Brown Creeper-1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher-1
Northern Parula Warbler-2
Myrtle Warbler-6
Yellow-throated Warbler-1

Mark Peterson
Bartlesville


 

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Date: 3/28/19 6:56 pm
From: Harold A. Yocum <drhal2...>
Subject: Re: FOS B & W Warbler
I birded at Stroud Lake this morning (late-10-to noon).
Also saw FOS. Black and white warbler. Saw 2 birds and 1 responded to a call by coming in really close ( 10 feet on a bush). Other nice sightings included: brown creeper (3), red headed woodpecker( 2), bald eagles (2) and their nest at NW corner of the lake; common loon in breeding plumage. Saw 24 species there at the lake. I walked the entire west side of the lake on the improved road. An unimproved narrow dirt road extends farther toward the NW corner of the lake , but I could visualize that entire north back bay. Only ducks that I saw were there . About 20 flushed as one of the bald eagles flew over the lake there. I could not adequately ID the ducks- but lots of white as they flew , ? Shovelers?
Hal Yocum- Edmond



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> On Mar 28, 2019, at 5:47 PM, Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...> wrote:
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> Today
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> Bob Laval
> Heavener, OK
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> Sent from my iPad
 

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Date: 3/28/19 3:47 pm
From: Bob And Nancy <blnllaval...>
Subject: FOS B & W Warbler
Today

Bob Laval
Heavener, OK

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Date: 3/28/19 3:38 pm
From: Matthew Jung <mpjung5125...>
Subject: American Golden Plover
Saw my FOS AG Plover at the Goldsby Sod Farm; still in winter plumage. It
posed for a single frame only.

Matt Jung, OKC

 

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Date: 3/28/19 6:17 am
From: Jeanine Lackey <jeanine.dinan...>
Subject: Pontotoc County
Hi. I heard a Northern Parula this morning (3/28) and on 3/25 observed a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher and Black and White Warbler. All In Pontotoc County.

Is the Parula early or is this a normal migration date?

Jeanine
Sulphur, OK
 

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Date: 3/26/19 10:14 am
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: Yellow-Throated Warbler
....Seen at the usual early spot on the north side of the Mohawk Park golf
course this morning.

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, Ok

 

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Date: 3/25/19 12:42 pm
From: Humphrey, Todd <Todd.Humphrey...>
Subject: OOS Spring Meeting
Does anyone have a link to info on the OOS Spring meeting????



Todd Humphrey
Biology/Ornithology
Jenks Public Schools

"Mother Nature has much to tell us, but she only speaks to those who listen and seek her out; For those who do, she reveals her mystery and compelling beauty." - Todd Humphrey


 

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Date: 3/25/19 9:43 am
From: Dora Webb <owl112...>
Subject: Re: birding app for Apple
Hi Bob, thank you for the information, very helpful, and I appreciate it. Dora
From: Bob And Nancy
Sent: Sunday, March 24, 2019 8:50 PM
To: <OKBIRDS...>
Subject: Re: [OKBIRDS] birding app for Apple

You might check out The Peterson app Birds of North America. It lets you set State, county, and month then gives you a list of birds that are likely to be seen at that time of year. It is also a good field guide which has good pictures, calls and descriptions. I have it on my IPad. I do not know if it uses gps although it did say it was checking my location when I opened the app.

Bob Laval
Heavener


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On Mar 24, 2019, at 4:47 PM, Dora Webb <owl112...> wrote:


Is there an Apple app for bird ID that has ability to use GPS for your present location, and within the app enable you to get a list, or easily compile a list of the birds, by season. ( I know this is an awfully long sentence, AND also big expectations for an app)
My granddaughter has taken an interest in bird watching and learning about birds. (Wahoo!)
They will be in Texas, at College Station, New Brunfels, Temple,and perhaps other places in mid July. Such an app would be very helpful to her.
Dora Webb
Edmond, OK
 

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Date: 3/25/19 8:04 am
From: Laurie Hamilton <llhamilton333...>
Subject: No longer wish to be on email list
I am moving to Washington and would like to be removed from OK Birds. Thank
you!

 

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Date: 3/25/19 7:16 am
From: Bill Carrell <cyanocitta.tachopteryx...>
Subject: Weekend Birds
Hello All,

Did morning and evening runs to the Bixby sod farms Sunday, saw 100+
American Golden Plovers, Greater and Lesser Yellowlegs, Pectoral Sandipers
and one Scissor-Tail. In between at Oxley, one Black&White Warbler in a
small flock of Myrtle Warblers, and one Cliff Swallow at Yahola (on
Saturday, saw FOY Northern Rough-Winged Swallows at this location).

Good Birding,

Bill Carrell
Tulsa, OK

 

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