Birding Counts in River Legacy – July

Check out birder and Audubon member Jim Sipiora’s July bird counts from River Legacy Parks and the Village Creek Drying Beds. What birds have you seen lately? Let us know in the comments.

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Jul 11, 2017 6:12 AM – 12:24 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.54 mile(s)
40 species

Anhinga  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  3
Cattle Egret  3
Green Heron  1
White Ibis  2
Black Vulture  9
Turkey Vulture  2
Mississippi Kite  3
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Swainson’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
White-winged Dove  4
Mourning Dove  8
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  4
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  6
Eastern Phoebe  1
Western Kingbird  2
White-eyed Vireo  10
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  5
Barn Swallow  7
Carolina Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse  8
Carolina Wren  17
Bewick’s Wren  1
Brown Thrasher  1
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  13
Blue Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  3
Painted Bunting  4
Dickcissel  1
Great-tailed Grackle  4
Brown-headed Cowbird  1
House Finch  1
House Sparrow  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38087013

Arlington–River Legacy Pk trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Jul 10, 2017 6:15 AM – 11:50 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.6 mile(s)
34 species

Canada Goose  6
Mallard  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  4
Snowy Egret  3
Green Heron  1
Black Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Killdeer  4
Mourning Dove  6
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  4
Chimney Swift  6
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  3
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Western Kingbird  1
White-eyed Vireo  7
Blue Jay  6
American Crow  1
Purple Martin  2
Barn Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse  5
Carolina Wren  12
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  2
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  15
Indigo Bunting  3
Painted Bunting  9
Dickcissel  1
Great-tailed Grackle  103
Brown-headed Cowbird  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38069311

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Jul 7, 2017 6:14 AM – 11:55 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.05 mile(s)
39 species

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  2
Great Blue Heron  3
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  2
Green Heron  1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron  1
Black Vulture  5
Turkey Vulture  17
Mississippi Kite  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  4
Barred Owl  1     seen at 0908 apparently hunting along the river
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Western Kingbird  1
White-eyed Vireo  7
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  2
Purple Martin  1
Barn Swallow  6
Cliff Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  13
Tufted Titmouse  3
Carolina Wren  8
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  13
Blue Grosbeak  1
Indigo Bunting  2
Painted Bunting  3
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Brown-headed Cowbird  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38015614

Arlington–River Legacy Pk trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Jul 6, 2017 6:27 AM – 11:25 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.52 mile(s)
35 species

Canada Goose  15
Mallard  1
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  7
Snowy Egret  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Killdeer  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Least Tern  1
Mourning Dove  6
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  3
Chimney Swift  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Western Kingbird  2
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  1
White-eyed Vireo  6
Blue Jay  5
Purple Martin  2
Cliff Swallow  2
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  3
Carolina Wren  11
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  3
Brown Thrasher  2     at mi 4
Summer Tanager  3
Northern Cardinal  15
Indigo Bunting  3
Painted Bunting  4
Dickcissel  1
Great-tailed Grackle  42
Brown-headed Cowbird  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38004261

Birding Counts in River Legacy – June

Birder and Audubon Member Jim Sipiora shares his bird sightings with us from his bird walks in River Legacy Parks and Village Creek Drying Beds. Check out the birds he sees and then share with us your own bird sightings!

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Jun 30, 2017 6:39 AM – 11:47 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.6 mile(s)
33 species

Wood Duck  5
Great Blue Heron  1
Snowy Egret  4
Little Blue Heron  1
Cattle Egret  3
Green Heron  1
White Ibis  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Mourning Dove  3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Chimney Swift  1
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  3
Eastern Phoebe  2
Western Kingbird  1
White-eyed Vireo  5
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  4
Cliff Swallow  4
Carolina Chickadee  12
Tufted Titmouse  6
Carolina Wren  14
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  2
Northern Mockingbird  1
Summer Tanager  7
Northern Cardinal  18
Indigo Bunting  3
Painted Bunting  4
Brown-headed Cowbird  7

Arlington–River Legacy Pk trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Jun 29, 2017 6:06 AM – 10:01 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.99 mile(s)
40 species

Canada Goose  2
Mallard  2
Great Blue Heron  5
Great Egret  2
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  3
Cattle Egret  6
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  100
White-winged Dove  1
Mourning Dove  9
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  5
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Western Kingbird  2
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  2
White-eyed Vireo  8
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  2
Purple Martin  2
Barn Swallow  1
Cliff Swallow  6
Carolina Chickadee  13
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  13
Bewick’s Wren  3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  19
Indigo Bunting  2
Painted Bunting  6
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Great-tailed Grackle  8
Brown-headed Cowbird  5
House Finch  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37886239

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37886744

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Jun 26, 2017 6:26 AM – 11:46 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.53 mile(s)
40 species

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  5
Mallard  12
Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  2
Cattle Egret  4
Green Heron  2
Black Vulture  4
Turkey Vulture  6
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Swainson’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  4
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  3
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  4
Eastern Kingbird  1
White-eyed Vireo  8
Red-eyed Vireo  6
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  1
Barn Swallow  4
Cliff Swallow  12
Carolina Chickadee  13
Tufted Titmouse  8
Carolina Wren  11
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  3
Brown Thrasher  3
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  23
Indigo Bunting  4
Painted Bunting  5
Dickcissel  2
Red-winged Blackbird  1
Common Grackle  3
Brown-headed Cowbird  4
House Finch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37852210

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Jun 15, 2017 6:32 AM – 12:00 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.9 mile(s)
40 species

Mallard  8
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  2
Little Blue Heron  1
Green Heron  2
Black Vulture  1
Mississippi Kite  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
White-winged Dove  2
Mourning Dove  3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Belted Kingfisher  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  5
Eastern Phoebe  2
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
White-eyed Vireo  8
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  1
Barn Swallow  4
Cliff Swallow  3
Carolina Chickadee  13
Tufted Titmouse  2
Carolina Wren  11
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  2
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Summer Tanager  3
Northern Cardinal  23
Indigo Bunting  2
Painted Bunting  3
Dickcissel  3
Red-winged Blackbird  2
Brown-headed Cowbird  3
House Finch  3
House Sparrow  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S37622890