Birding Counts in River Legacy – December 2017

Birder and Audubon member Jim Sipiora provides birding counts in River Legacy Park,  River Legacy Park East and the Village Creek Drying Beds. Check out his sightings below and let us know what birds you have seen or heard in the area!

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 15, 2017 7:21 AM – 10:27 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.42 mile(s)
37 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  4
Double-crested Cormorant  175
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  1
Black Vulture  1
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Ring-billed Gull  26
Mourning Dove  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  6
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  3
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  9
American Crow  5
Carolina Chickadee  8
Tufted Titmouse  7
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  7
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Eastern Bluebird  4
Hermit Thrush  6
American Robin  13
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
European Starling  13
Cedar Waxwing  62
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  6
White-throated Sparrow  7
Song Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  16
House Finch  9

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41102893

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 15, 2017 10:46 AM – 1:09 PM
Protocol: Traveling
3.83 mile(s)
27 species

Great Blue Heron  1
Great Egret  1
Turkey Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  2
Killdeer  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  6
Carolina Wren  5
Bewick’s Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Eastern Bluebird  3
Hermit Thrush  4
American Robin  5
Cedar Waxwing  4
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  5
White-throated Sparrow  2
Song Sparrow  3
Northern Cardinal  5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41103184

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 13, 2017 10:38 AM – 11:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.02 mile(s)
Comments:     Snyder Creek Woods.  Monthly FWAS field trip extension.  2 attendees.
22 species

Turkey Vulture  2
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  1
Downy Woodpecker  2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Blue Jay  2
American Crow  2
Carolina Chickadee  1
Tufted Titmouse  1
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  3
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
American Robin  2
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  1
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  1
White-throated Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  4
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41071604

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 11, 2017 10:31 AM – 1:24 PM
Protocol: Traveling
5.58 mile(s)
15 species

Turkey Vulture  2
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  3
American Kestrel  1
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  1
Carolina Chickadee  4
Carolina Wren  4
American Robin  1
Cedar Waxwing  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Fox Sparrow (Red)  1
White-throated Sparrow  2
Northern Cardinal  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41035008

 

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 11, 2017 7:19 AM – 10:31 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.48 mile(s)
29 species (+1 other taxa)

Double-crested Cormorant  4
Black Vulture  2
Turkey Vulture  6
Red-tailed Hawk  5
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  6
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  4
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  4
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  6
Eastern Bluebird  1
Hermit Thrush  4
Northern Mockingbird  2
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Song Sparrow  3
Northern Cardinal  18
House Finch  6
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S41034400

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 7, 2017 9:12 AM – 11:04 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.19 mile(s)
29 species

Great Blue Heron  2
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  6
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  2
Carolina Chickadee  7
Tufted Titmouse  4
Brown Creeper  2
Carolina Wren  4
Bewick’s Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Cedar Waxwing  6
Orange-crowned Warbler  3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  2
White-throated Sparrow  9
Song Sparrow  1
Lincoln’s Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  5
American Goldfinch  2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40975763

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 7, 2017 7:02 AM – 9:12 AM
Protocol: Traveling
3.49 mile(s)
16 species

Double-crested Cormorant  19
Great Blue Heron  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Cooper’s Hawk  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker  1
American Crow  1
Carolina Chickadee  3
Tufted Titmouse  1
Carolina Wren  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Fox Sparrow (Red)  1
Northern Cardinal  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40975325

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 5, 2017 9:26 AM – 1:13 PM
Protocol: Traveling
5.82 mile(s)
26 species

Double-crested Cormorant  1
Great Blue Heron  2
Black Vulture  3
Red-tailed Hawk  1
White-winged Dove  4
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  4
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
Blue Jay  4
American Crow  5
Carolina Chickadee  15
Tufted Titmouse  7
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  5
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  8
Eastern Bluebird  5
Brown Thrasher  3
Orange-crowned Warbler  2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  1
Fox Sparrow (Red)  1
Harris’s Sparrow  1
White-throated Sparrow  3
Northern Cardinal  10
American Goldfinch  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40930059

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 5, 2017 6:51 AM – 9:25 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.2 mile(s)
20 species

Neotropic Cormorant  1
Double-crested Cormorant  11
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Northern Harrier  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  1
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  6
Carolina Wren  9
Brown Thrasher  1
White-throated Sparrow  1
Northern Cardinal  7
American Goldfinch  1

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40929734

River Legacy Park–Trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 4, 2017 10:52 AM – 1:54 PM
Protocol: Traveling
4.51 mile(s)
34 species

Canada Goose  28
Northern Shoveler  2
American Wigeon  2
Mallard  49
Northern Pintail  1
Green-winged Teal  5
Redhead  6
Ring-necked Duck  40
Lesser Scaup  1
Double-crested Cormorant  4
Great Blue Heron  3
Great Egret  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
American Coot  31
Killdeer  1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  30
Mourning Dove  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  3
Downy Woodpecker  2
Eastern Phoebe  1
American Crow  2
Carolina Chickadee  15
Tufted Titmouse  6
Brown Creeper  2
Carolina Wren  3
Bewick’s Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
Hermit Thrush  1
Orange-crowned Warbler  2
Song Sparrow  3
Spotted Towhee  1
Northern Cardinal  3
American Goldfinch  3

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40929336

River Legacy Park–Trail east of Collins St., Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 4, 2017 6:42 AM – 10:42 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.35 mile(s)
43 species

Canada Goose  42
Gadwall  5
Mallard  23
Northern Pintail  4
Green-winged Teal  10
Canvasback  11
Redhead  6
Double-crested Cormorant  18
American White Pelican  60
Great Blue Heron  4
Great Egret  1
Snowy Egret  1
Turkey Vulture  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Killdeer  31
Least Sandpiper  4
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Greater Yellowlegs  1
Ring-billed Gull  4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)  72
Mourning Dove  6
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
American Kestrel  1
Blue Jay  7
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  10
Tufted Titmouse  5
Brown Creeper  2
Carolina Wren  5
Bewick’s Wren  1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  4
Hermit Thrush  1
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Field Sparrow  3
Harris’s Sparrow  3
White-throated Sparrow  3
Eastern Towhee  1
Northern Cardinal  8
Red-winged Blackbird  155
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  6

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40928652

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 1, 2017 10:46 AM – 2:53 PM
Protocol: Traveling
5.82 mile(s)
33 species

Double-crested Cormorant  40
Black Vulture  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  1
Red-tailed Hawk  1
Mourning Dove  1
Belted Kingfisher  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  7
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  1
American Kestrel  1
Eastern Phoebe  1
Blue Jay  6
American Crow  2
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  5
Brown Creeper  1
Carolina Wren  7
Golden-crowned Kinglet  3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  3
Hermit Thrush  2
American Robin  1
Brown Thrasher  1
Northern Mockingbird  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Fox Sparrow (Red)  2
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)  1
White-throated Sparrow  3
Song Sparrow  1
Eastern Towhee  1
Northern Cardinal  8
House Finch  1
American Goldfinch  4

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40846297

River Legacy Park, Tarrant, Texas, US
Dec 1, 2017 6:46 AM – 10:46 AM
Protocol: Traveling
4.35 mile(s)
33 species (+1 other taxa)

Wood Duck  5
Double-crested Cormorant  540     birds flying over west to east in groups of from 10-100 individuals.
Great Blue Heron  2
Great Egret  1
Black Vulture  10
Turkey Vulture  8
Sharp-shinned Hawk  1
Red-shouldered Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk  3
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker  1
Downy Woodpecker  3
Northern Flicker  2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)  2
Eastern Phoebe  2
Blue Jay  3
American Crow  3
Carolina Chickadee  9
Tufted Titmouse  3
Carolina Wren  11
Bewick’s Wren  1
Golden-crowned Kinglet  2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  2
Hermit Thrush  1
American Robin  1
Gray Catbird  1
Orange-crowned Warbler  1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)  2
Fox Sparrow (Red)  5
White-throated Sparrow  3
Northern Cardinal  8
Red-winged Blackbird  11
American Goldfinch  7

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S40845727

 

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