Birdspot. On the road. Drawing birds.

Rio Grande Valley bird list from today (regular blogging, including stuff on the Rio Grande Valley Bird Festival and all of the cool people I have met, will resume once I get sleep. Which won’t be for a couple of days):

Today we birded from the river itself, then Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen, and finally from the Hugh Ramsey Park in Harlingen and saw the following:

Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Green-winged Teal
Plain Chachalaca
Least Grebe
Pied-billed Grebe
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Tricolored Heron
Cattle Egret
Green Heron
White Ibis
White-faced Ibis
Turkey Vulture
White-tailed Kite
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Cooper’s Hawk
Harris’ Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Gray Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk
Crested Caracara
American Kestrel
Common Moorhen
American Coot
Black-necked Stilt
Spotted Sandpiper
Greater Yellowlegs
Least Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Laughing Gull
Ring-billed Gull
Caspian Tern
Rock Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Inca Dove
Common Ground-Dove
White-tipped Dove
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Black Phoebe
Eastern Phoebe
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Couch’s Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
Blue-headed Vireo
Green Jay
Black-crested Titmouse
House Wren
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Northern Mockingbird
Long-billed Thrasher
Curve-billed Thrasher
European Starling
American Pipit
Orange-crowned Warbler
Yellow Warbler
Black & White Warbler
Common Yellowthroat
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Meadowlark sp.
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Altamira Oriole
House Sparrow

One Response to “nov 8”

  1. Your most recent photos of the Gulf of Mexico & a few others directly before those posted on your photo blog are so beautiful! I can’t wait to see your drawings of them!

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