Saturday, August 4, 2007

Santa Ana NWR, 8/3/07

Spent yesterday morning at Santa Ana NWR. Saw a Clay-colored Robin behind the headquarters and then heard a singing vireo that sounded like a fast Red-eyed. Turned out to be a scruffy Yellow-green Vireo. He was hanging out between the bridge and the trail head.

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It was a good morning for Empidonax with six Least, five Yellow-bellies and at at least one Alder. Saw my FOS Blue-gray Gnatcatcher. Mosquitos which were really bad last weekend were almost nonexistent on the Pintail Trail.

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Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 10
Mottled/Mexican Duck 1
Northern Pintail 1
Plain Chachalaca 3
Pied-billed Grebe 3
Great Egret 1
Snowy Egret 1
Little Blue Heron 3
Tricolored Heron 1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron 8
Cooper's Hawk 1
Harris's Hawk 1
Common Moorhen 1
Black-necked Stilt 10
Spotted Sandpiper 1
White-winged Dove 80
Mourning Dove 10
White-tipped Dove 3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 4
Groove-billed Ani 12
Chimney Swift 1
Buff-bellied Hummingbird 1
Ringed Kingfisher 1
Green Kingfisher 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 10
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 6
Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet 1
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher 5
Alder Flycatcher 1
Least Flycatcher 6
Brown-crested Flycatcher 3
Great Kiskadee 5
Couch's Kingbird 10
White-eyed Vireo 6
Yellow-green Vireo 1
Green Jay 4
Bank Swallow 1
Cave Swallow 60
Black-crested Titmouse 14
Carolina Wren 4
Bewick's Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Clay-colored Robin 1
Northern Mockingbird 5
Long-billed Thrasher 1
European Starling 1
Common Yellowthroat 10
Olive Sparrow 12
Northern Cardinal 2
Painted Bunting 1
Dickcissel 3
Red-winged Blackbird 10
Great-tailed Grackle 10
Bronzed Cowbird 6
House Sparrow 5

1 comment:

Veery said...

Impressive list. Birding there sounds incredible! My brother (Birdfreak) has seen the Clay-colored Robin but it is still on my wish list. Great post!