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Birds Aplenty at November Fiorenza Bird Survey

Birds Aplenty at November Fiorenza Bird Survey

Thanks to everyone who came out for this beautiful morning on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Fiorenza! The Wood Stork was a special surprise. Pipits and Yellow-rumped Warblers have arrived for the winter. Shovelers, teal and pelicans were prominent.
 
The next survey is being moved to December 24th at 7:30 AM. Hope to see everyone on Christmas Eve. The link to my photos includes a visit to Bear Creek Park after the survey where I found lots of Black Vultures having a meeting of sorts.

Fiorenza and Bear Creek photo gallery

Happy Thanksgiving!

Archbishop Fiorenza Park--W.of Eldridge Pkwy (Eldridge Retention Basin), Harris, Texas, US Nov 27, 2019 6:57 AM - 9:49 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.0 mile(s)
52 species (+1 other taxa)

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis)  8 Northern Shoveler (Spatula clypeata)  28 Mottled Duck (Anas fulvigula)  2 Green-winged Teal (Anas crecca)  7 Bufflehead (Bucephala albeola)  1 Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  6 Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  11 Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon) (Columba livia (Feral Pigeon))  5 White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica)  5 American Coot (Fulica americana)  13 Killdeer (Charadrius vociferus)  19 Laughing Gull (Leucophaeus atricilla)  2 Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  5 Caspian Tern (Hydroprogne caspia)  3
Wood Stork (Mycteria americana)  1 
Neotropic Cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus)  400 Double-crested Cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus)  8 American White Pelican (Pelecanus erythrorhynchos)  22 Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)  9 Great Egret (Ardea alba)  4 Snowy Egret (Egretta thula)  6 Little Blue Heron (Egretta caerulea)  2 Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor)  1 Black-crowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)  5 White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)  13 Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus)  6 Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)  3 Osprey (Pandion haliaetus)  1 Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus)  2 Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis)  1 Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)  1 Crested Caracara (Caracara cheriway)  2 Budgerigar (Domestic type) (Melopsittacus undulatus (Domestic type))  1 Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe)  6 Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus)  1 Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  1 American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  1 Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis)  2 Ruby-crowned Kinglet (Regulus calendula)  5 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (Polioptila caerulea)  3 Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1 European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  3 Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)  6 American Robin (Turdus migratorius)  3 American Pipit (Anthus rubescens)  18 Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina)  2 Savannah Sparrow (Passerculus sandwichensis)  1 Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)  2 Great-tailed Grackle (Quiscalus mexicanus)  2 Orange-crowned Warbler (Leiothlypis celata)  3 Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus)  1 Yellow-rumped Warbler (Setophaga coronata)  27 Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  3

View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/checklist/S61794952

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

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