Rare Bird Report

May 2006

By Laura Sare     

 

  Wood Duck

  several on 5/3, Tealwood Lake, Potter Co., Janelle Hutchinson

  Cinnamon Teal

  1 on 5/26, Palo Duro Lake, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Eared Grebe

  1 on 5/19, Thompson Park, Potter Co., Rudy Cadra

  Great Egret

  1 on 5/14, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  Snowy Egret

  4 on 5/3, Tealwood Lake, Potter Co., Janelle Hutchinson

   1 on 5/31, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  Cattle Egret

  several on 5/7, Gray Co., Jan Elston & Kathryn Green

  Green Heron

  1 on 5/3, Tealwood Lake, Potter Co., Janelle Hutchinson

  Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

  1 on 5/21, Rita Blaca Lake, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Mississippi Kite FIRST OF SPRING

  3 on 5/2, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  1 on 5/2, Borger, Hutchinson Co., Rudy Cadra

  30 on 5/2, Amarillo, Potter Co., Clint & Laura Sare

  Peregrine Falcon

  1 on 5/26, Palo Duro Lake, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Snowy Plover

  12 on 5/13, Lake Meredith, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  2 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  Semipalmated Plover

  1 on 5/13, Cactus Playa, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  Solitary Sandpiper

  1 on 5/21, Lake Etter, Moore Co., Laura Sare

  Spotted Sandpiper

  2 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Whimbrel

  8 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  Long-billed Curlew

  1 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Sanderling

  3 on 5/13, Cactus Playa, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  White-rumped Sandpiper

  7 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  Baird's Sandpiper

  1 on 5/21, Rita Blanca Lake, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Long-billed Dowitcher

  19 on 5/21, Lake Etter, Moore Co., Laura Sare

  Franklin's Gull

  107 on 5/13, Cactus Playa, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  1 on 5/21, Lake Etter, Moore Co., Laura Sare

  Bonaparte's Gull

  1 on 5/5, Donley Co., Laura Sare

  Forster's Tern

  8 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  Black Tern

  9 on 5/21, Rita Blanca Lake, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Barn Owl

  1 on 5/26, Carson Co., Laura Sare

  Eastern Screech-Owl

  1 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Common Nighthawk FIRST OF SPRING

  several on 5/7, Gray Co., Jan Elston & Kathryn Green

  Black-chinned Hummingbird

  1 male all month, Amarillo, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  1 since 4/17, Amarillo, Potter Co., Ruth Starr

  1 all month, Canyon, Randall Co., Monty Schoenhals

  2 on 5/19, WTAMU, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  Anna's Hummingbird

  1 on 5/4, Amarillo, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  Broad-tailed Hummingbird

  1 on 5/4, Canyon, Randall Co., Connie Fordham

  1 on 5/31, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  Red-headed Woodpecker FIRST OF SPRING

  1 on 5/3, Jim's Lake, Hutchinson Co., Rudy Cadra

  1 on 5/6, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Judith Evans, Pat & Margaret Kelso

  1 on 5/11, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

  1 on 5/30, Pampa, Gray Co., Jan Elston

  Olive-sided Flycatcher

  1 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/19, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  Western Wood-Pewee

  1 on 5/11, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  Willow Flycatcher

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  Ash-throated Flycatcher

  3 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Eastern Kingbird

  2 on 5/7, Hemphill Co., Laura Sare

  3 on 5/13, Boy's Ranch, Oldham Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  Warbling Vireo

  1 on 5/13, Boy's Ranch, Oldham Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  Purple Martin

  several all month, Canyon, Randall Co., Monty Schoenhals

  Tree Swallow

  5 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  Northern Rough-winged Swallow

  several on 5/9, Lake Meredith, Hutchinson Co., Melissa Morgan

  Bushtit

  several on 5/3, Tealwood Lake, Potter Co., Janelle Hutchinson

  Rock Wren

  1 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  House Wren

  1 on 5/4, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

  6 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Hermit Thrush

  1 on 5/2, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  Gray Catbird

  1 on 5/7, Palo Duro Club, Randall Co., Dale Smith

  1 on 5/13, Lake Meredith, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  Curve-billed Thrasher

  2 on 5/3, Amarillo, Potter Co., Ruth Starr

  American Pipit

  1 on 5/26, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Orange-crowned Warbler

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  Virginia's Warbler

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  Yellow Warbler

  1 on 5/2, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  1 on 5/5, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  1 on 5/6, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Judith Evans & Pat & Margaret Kelso

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  1 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/13, Boy's Ranch, Oldham Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  3 on 5/15, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  3 on 5/19, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  1 on 5/29, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Yellow-rumped Warbler

  1 Audubon on 5/10, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  Black-and-white Warbler

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  American Redstart

  1 on 5/7, Palo Duro Club, Randall Co., Dale Smith

  Ovenbird

  1 on 5/7, Palo Duro Club, Randall Co., Dale Smith

  Northern Waterthrush

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  MacGillivray's Warbler

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  1 on 5/20, Amarillo, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/30, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  Common Yellowthroat

  4 on 5/21, Rita Blaca Lake, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/26, Palo Duro Lake, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Wilson's Warbler

  1 on 5/6, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  1 on 5/7, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., Barrett Pierce

  1 on 5/7, Palo Duro Club, Randall Co., Dale Smith

  2 on 5/12, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  2 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  1 on 5/23, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Western Tanager

  1 on 5/7, Amarillo, Randall Co., Mike Keck

  Green-tailed Towhee

  1 on 5/6, Canyon, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Monty Shoenhals

  Cassin's Sparrow

  2 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  12 on 5/26, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Clay-colored Sparrow

  1 on 5/3, WTAMU, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  several on 5/6, Moore Co., Carolyn Stallwitz

  50 on 5/6, Canyon, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  5 on 5/8, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  1 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  2 on 5/15, WTAMU, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Laura Sare

  Lark Sparrow

  1 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Blue Grosbeak

  6 on 5/10, Palo Duro Canyon SP, Randall Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  several on 5/13, Lake Meredith, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  1 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  1 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  1 on 5/26, Palo Duro Lake, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Lazuli Bunting

  2 on 5/4, Amarillo, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  3-4 on 5/10-11, Amarillo, Potter Co., Laura Sare

  2 on 5/13, Lake Meredith, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  Indigo Bunting

  1 on 5/3, Tealwood Lake, Potter Co., Janelle Hutchinson

  1 on 5/6, Canyon, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Monty Shoenhals

  Painted Bunting

  3 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  several on 5/13, Lake Meredith, Moore Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  Dickcissel

  1 on 5/9, Lake Meredith, Hutchinson Co., Melissa Morgan

  2 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  5 on 5/26, Hansford Co., Laura Sare

  Yellow-headed Blackbird

  several on 5/7, Gray Co., Jan Elston & Kathryn Green

  5 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Orchard Oriole

  4 on 5/13, Boy's Ranch, Oldham Co., Barrett Pierce & Peggy Trosper

  5 on 5/20, Buffalo Lake NWR, Randall Co., PBC

  1 on 5/21, Hartley Co., Laura Sare

  Bullock's Oriole

  3 on 5/12, Palo Duro Canyon, Randall Co., Bill Murphy

  Baltimore Oriole

  2 on 5/14, Greenbelt Lake, Donley Co., Barrett Pierce

  American Goldfinch

  several on 5/3, Amarillo, Potter Co., Ruth Starr

  1 on 5/6, Canyon, Randall Co., Connie Fordham & Monty Schoenhals