Friday, April 10, 2009

Devil's River Birds

To keep up with the nerdiness, here's a list of the birds heard and seen in Devil's River. There are more but I couldn't identify everything. Also, it was so freaky windy the whole time, it was not condusive to taking bird photos :( So sad.

Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Mallard
Green-winged Teal
Blue-winged Teal
Osprey
Cooper's Hawk
Common Black Hawk - a pretty good find. Saw a pair building a nest. Fun!
Zone-tailed Hawk (quite a few of them)
Red-tailed Hawk
American Kestrel
Wild Turkey
Spotted Sandpiper
Wilson's Snipe
White-winged Dove
Inca Dove
Mourning Dove
Greater Roadrunner
Great Horned Owl
Common Nighthawk
Common Poorwill
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Ringed Kingfisher (i like him)
Green Kingfisher
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Willow Flycatcher - Yes Lisa, it's true! I told him you said hello
Black Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Ash-throated Flycatcher
Western Kingbird
Great Kiskadee
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
White-eyed Vireo
Bell's Vireo
Black-capped Vireo
Blue-headed Vireo
Yellow-throated Vireo
Common Raven
Cliff Swallow
Barn Swallow
Bushtit
Cactus Wren
Rock Wren
Canyon Wren
Bewicks Wren
Marsh Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
Hermit Thrush
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher
Orange-crowned Warbler
Northern Parula
Yellow-rumped Warbler
Yellow-throated Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Wilson's Warbler
Summer Tanager
Spotted Towhee
Canyon Towhee
Cassin's Sparrow
Rufous-crowned Sparrow
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Field Sparrow
Lark Sparrow
Black-throated Sparrow
Lark Bunting
Savannah Sparrow
Grasshopper Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
White-throated Sparrow
Norhthern Cardinal
Pyrrhuloxia
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Western Meadowlark
Common Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Hooded Oriole
Scott's Oriole
House Finch

Zac saw an Elf Owl but I was peeing, so I didn't see him.

Lark Bunting looking a little rough

White-crowned Sparrow

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