Birding Counts in River Legacy – August

Birder and Audubon member Jim Sipiora shares his August bird counts with us. Share any bird sightings or sounds you may have seen or heard in River Legacy Parks!

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 29, 2017 6:09 AM – 12:58 PM
Protocol: Traveling
7.34 mile(s)
31 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  1
Great Blue Heron  1
Snowy Egret  1
Green Heron  1
Black Vulture  1
Turkey Vulture  2
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Mourning Dove  3
Great Horned Owl  2
Chimney Swift  1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  2
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  7
Downy Woodpecker  11
Empidonax sp.  2
Eastern Phoebe  4
White-eyed Vireo  12
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  1
Carolina Chickadee  21
Tufted Titmouse  5
Carolina Wren  15
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  3
Eastern Bluebird  1
American Robin  2
Northern Mockingbird  2
Black-and-white Warbler  1
Yellow Warbler  5
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  14

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38908384

 

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 28, 2017 10:31 AM – 11:48 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.37 mile(s)
Comments:     Snyder Creek Woods
9 species

Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
White-eyed Vireo  4
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  1
Carolina Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  2
Carolina Wren  1
Northern Cardinal  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38871449

River Legacy Park–Trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 25, 2017 6:08 AM – 8:54 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.87 mile(s)
31 species

River Legacy Park–Trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 25, 2017 8:54 AM – 11:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.99 mile(s)
28 species

Canada Goose  17
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  4
Snowy Egret  5
Turkey Vulture  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  12
Stilt Sandpiper  2
Least Sandpiper  25
Pectoral Sandpiper  2
Western Sandpiper  5
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  1
Mourning Dove  8
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
American Kestrel  1
White-eyed Vireo  3
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  2
Barn Swallow  10
Carolina Chickadee  7
Carolina Wren  10
Northern Mockingbird  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38814727
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  4
Snowy Egret  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  1
Spotted Sandpiper  4
White-winged Dove  1
Mourning Dove  12
Eastern Screech-Owl  1     at sunrise (0656) was doing owl imitation to try to lure out a skulking passerine.  The owl responded vigorously and called for at least a minute.
Great Horned Owl  1     seen and heard at 0640.  Sunrise 0656.
Chimney Swift  4
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  2
American Kestrel  3
Great Crested Flycatcher  1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  6
White-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  1
Barn Swallow  3
Carolina Chickadee  7
Tufted Titmouse  2
Carolina Wren  12
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
American Robin  1
Yellow Warbler  4
Northern Cardinal  9
Painted Bunting  1
Dickcissel  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38814662

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 21, 2017 10:13 AM – 11:27 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.47 mile(s)
Comments:     Snyder Creek woods
12 species (+1 other taxa)

Mississippi Kite  8
Ruby-throated Hummingbird  1
hummingbird sp.  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  1
White-eyed Vireo  4
Blue Jay  1
American Crow  2
Carolina Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  5
American Robin  1
Northern Cardinal  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38767730

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 22, 2017 6:16 AM – 9:43 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.39 mile(s)
32 species

Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  2
Little Blue Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Spotted Sandpiper  1
White-winged Dove  4
Mourning Dove  10
Eastern Screech-Owl  1     heard at 0643-13 min before sunrise
Great Horned Owl  1     heard at sunrise-0656
Chimney Swift  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  4
Eastern Phoebe  3
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  1
White-eyed Vireo  5
Red-eyed Vireo  3
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  2
Barn Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  5
Carolina Wren  8
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  3
Eastern Bluebird  3
Northern Mockingbird  1
Yellow Warbler  3
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  8
Blue Grosbeak  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38767885

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 22, 2017 9:44 AM – 12:04 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.29 mile(s)
22 species

Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  1
Black Vulture  7
Mississippi Kite  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Spotted Sandpiper  2
Mourning Dove  4
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  3
White-eyed Vireo  9
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  2
Barn Swallow  2
Carolina Chickadee  7
Tufted Titmouse  4
Carolina Wren  10
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  8

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38768040

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 15, 2017 6:09 AM – 9:24 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.38 mile(s)
25 species (+1 other taxa)

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  1
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  1
Green Heron  2
Turkey Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
White-winged Dove  3
Mourning Dove  3
hummingbird sp.  2
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  3
Least Flycatcher  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
White-eyed Vireo  3
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  1
Carolina Chickadee  4
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  16
Bewick’s Wren  2
Eastern Bluebird  2
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  8
Indigo Bunting  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38661704

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 15, 2017 9:25 AM – 11:52 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.55 mile(s)
19 species

Great Blue Heron  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  4
White-eyed Vireo  3
Red-eyed Vireo  2
Blue Jay  4
Barn Swallow  12
Carolina Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  11
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
American Robin  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Summer Tanager  1
Northern Cardinal  7

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38661769

 

Arlington–River Legacy Pk, Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 10, 2017 6:00 AM – 11:49 AM
Protocol: Traveling
6.92 mile(s)
32 species (+1 other taxa)

Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  3
Snowy Egret  2
Black Vulture  1
Turkey Vulture  3
Mississippi Kite  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Spotted Sandpiper  2
White-winged Dove  10
Mourning Dove  15
Eastern Screech-Owl  2     responded to call  about 20 mins before sunrise
Great Horned Owl  2     seen and heard about 10 min before sunrise.
Black-chinned Hummingbird  1
hummingbird sp.  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  6
Downy Woodpecker  6
Eastern Phoebe  3
White-eyed Vireo  5
Red-eyed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  6
American Crow  1
Barn Swallow  2
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  6
Carolina Wren  15
Bewick’s Wren  3
Eastern Bluebird  1
Summer Tanager  4
Northern Cardinal  15
Blue Grosbeak  2
Indigo Bunting  1
Great-tailed Grackle  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38588939

Arlington–River Legacy Pk trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 11, 2017 8:52 AM – 11:14 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.69 mile(s)
25 species

Canada Goose  26
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  5
Snowy Egret  1
Little Blue Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Killdeer  3
Mourning Dove  7
Chimney Swift  3
Belted Kingfisher  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
American Kestrel  2
Western Kingbird  2
White-eyed Vireo  4
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  1
Purple Martin  2
Barn Swallow  4
Carolina Chickadee  7
Tufted Titmouse  2
Carolina Wren  8
Northern Mockingbird  1
Yellow Warbler  1
Northern Cardinal  6
Brown-headed Cowbird  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38589139

Arlington–River Legacy Pk trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Aug 4, 2017 6:03 AM – 11:04 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.7 mile(s)
34 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose  7
Gadwall  1
Mallard  1
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  5
Green Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  2
Cooper’s Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  1
Spotted Sandpiper  4
Mourning Dove  8
Chimney Swift  7
hummingbird sp.  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  2
Downy Woodpecker  4
American Kestrel  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher  2
White-eyed Vireo  4
Blue Jay  5
American Crow  1
Purple Martin  1
Barn Swallow  1
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  3
Carolina Wren  18
Bewick’s Wren  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher  1
Eastern Bluebird  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Summer Tanager  2
Northern Cardinal  11
Indigo Bunting  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38475782

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