Birds

Below are some of the checklists from the 2011 Festival

Location:     Fort Supply Lake
Observation date:     4/17/11
Notes:     This was a field trip to the Fort Supply area for the LPC Festival. Participants were Abby Darrah, Glenn and Gail Storey, Terry Mitchell(leader), and myself (Jimmy Woodard).
Number of species:     33

Canada Goose     8
American Wigeon     10
Blue-winged Teal     15
Northern Shoveler     30
Western Grebe     2
Great Egret     3
White-faced Ibis     4
Osprey     2
Northern Harrier     1
Red-tailed Hawk     1
Killdeer     3
Spotted Sandpiper     3
Baird’s Sandpiper     1
Rock Pigeon     12
Eurasian Collared-Dove     4
Mourning Dove     10
Eastern Phoebe     2
Blue Jay     8
American Crow     6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow     6
Carolina Wren     2
Bewick’s Wren     2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher     4
American Robin     20
European Starling     15
American Pipit     6
Cedar Waxwing     40
Field Sparrow     4
Lark Sparrow     2
Eastern Meadowlark     2
Western Meadowlark     6
Brown-headed Cowbird     30
House Sparrow     20

 

Location:     Fort Supply sewage ponds
Observation date:     4/17/11
Notes:     this list is from the Fort Supply sewage ponds (on the north end of town across from
the entrance to the prison) and Fort Supply historic site and a nearby prairie dogtown.
Number of species:     23

Blue-winged Teal     6
Northern Shoveler     16
Redhead     1
Turkey Vulture     6
Sharp-shinned Hawk     1
Killdeer     2
Mourning Dove     4
Burrowing Owl     4
Eastern Phoebe     1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher     2
Barn Swallow     2
Cliff Swallow     4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher     1
American Robin     1
Northern Mockingbird     1
European Starling     2
Cedar Waxwing     30
Cassin’s Sparrow     4
Vesper Sparrow     4
Lark Sparrow     8
Western Meadowlark     10
Brown-headed Cowbird     2
House Sparrow     12

Location:     Doby Springs Park
Observation date:     4/17/11
Notes:     We birded this small park west of Buffalo before everyone went their separate ways back to Woodward.
Number of species:     17

Wood Duck     2
Northern Bobwhite     6
Green Heron     1
Sharp-shinned Hawk     1
Broad-winged Hawk     1
Killdeer     1
Mourning Dove     2
Belted Kingfisher     1
Loggerhead Shrike     1
Tree Swallow     1
Barn Swallow     2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet     1
European Starling     10
Cedar Waxwing     15
Lark Sparrow     3
Red-winged Blackbird     4
Western Meadowlark     1

Location:     Cimarron County, OK, US
Observation date:     4/19/11
Notes:        The field trip from the festival consisted of myself (Jimmy Woodard) and Vicky Scott from British Columbia. This was the first day of our field trip to Cimarron County. Most of the birds were seen in Cimarron County or in the panhandle on the way out.  We birded for a few hours in the afternoon with Dan Robinson of Boise City. He took us to places he knew where we found the Mountain Plover, Scaled Quail and the Curve billed Thrashers. We saw the plover just before a rainshower set in. we enjoyed a full rainbow on the west side of Boise after the storm passed.

Number of species:     26
Scaled Quail     4
Ring-necked Pheasant     10
Pied-billed Grebe     1
Black-crowned Night-Heron     12
Northern Harrier     1
Swainson’s Hawk     6
Red-tailed Hawk     1
Killdeer     2
Mountain Plover     1
Wilson’s Phalarope     4
Ladder-backed Woodpecker     1
Chihuahuan Raven     4
Horned Lark     20
Northern Rough-winged Swallow     3
Barn Swallow     10
American Robin     4
Brown Thrasher     1
Curve-billed Thrasher     2
European Starling     10
Chestnut-collared Longspur     2
Vesper Sparrow     20
Lark Sparrow     8
Lark Bunting     25
Western Meadowlark     30
Brown-headed Cowbird     10
House Sparrow     20

Location:     Cimarron County, OK, US
Observation date:     4/20/11
Notes:     this was our full day at the mesa during the field trip. We birded mostly in the Kenton area and the state park.

Number of species:     52
Mallard     4
Blue-winged Teal     4
Northern Shoveler     18
Lesser Scaup     2
Double-crested Cormorant     8
American White Pelican     6
Turkey Vulture     5
Bald Eagle     1
Red-tailed Hawk     1
American Kestrel     1
Ring-billed Gull     1
Rock Pigeon     10
Eurasian Collared-Dove     2
Mourning Dove     2
Black-chinned Hummingbird     2
Ladder-backed Woodpecker     2
Downy Woodpecker     1
Eastern Phoebe     2
Say’s Phoebe     12
Ash-throated Flycatcher     2
Cassin’s Kingbird     2
Loggerhead Shrike     1
Western Scrub-Jay     3
Black-billed Magpie     2
Chihuahuan Raven     2
Common Raven     10
Cliff Swallow     8
Bushtit     10
Rock Wren     2
Canyon Wren     2
Bewick’s Wren     4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher     2
American Robin     6
Curve-billed Thrasher     1
Yellow Warbler     1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)     4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon’s)     2
Spotted Towhee     4
Canyon Towhee     8
Chipping Sparrow     20
White-throated Sparrow     1
White-crowned Sparrow     14
Dark-eyed Junco     1
Red-winged Blackbird     15
Western Meadowlark     3
Common Grackle     20
Brown-headed Cowbird     12
House Finch     6
Pine Siskin     20
Lesser Goldfinch     1
American Goldfinch     30
House Sparrow     12

 

 

Location:     Cimarron County, OK, US
Observation date:     4/21/11
Notes:     This was the last morning of our Mesa field trip. We spent the morning birding the Kenton area and the state park. We stopped at Optima and Fort Supply on the way back to Woodward. The Mountain Plover was about one mile southwest of Keyes on Hwy 56.

Number of species:     31
Gadwall     8
American Wigeon     4
Blue-winged Teal     10
Northern Shoveler     30
Green-winged Teal     6
American White Pelican     6
Bald Eagle     1
Cooper’s Hawk     2
Peregrine Falcon     1
Mountain Plover     1
Greater Yellowlegs     1
Willet     5
Least Sandpiper     12
Say’s Phoebe     4
Ash-throated Flycatcher     1
Cassin’s Kingbird     1
Western Kingbird     2
Loggerhead Shrike     2
Chihuahuan Raven     6
Common Raven     2
Horned Lark     10
Barn Swallow     6
Cliff Swallow     4
European Starling     4
Yellow Warbler     1
Canyon Towhee     4
Lark Sparrow     2
Western Meadowlark     14
Yellow-headed Blackbird     4
Brown-headed Cowbird     4
House Sparrow     12

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