We’re on one of the big migration routes, so we see lots and lots of birds. We’re also lucky to have wetlands, ponds (tanks as we call them), riparian areas next to Walker’s Creek, woodlands, and what once were prairies (and now are pastures or former pastures). That means lots of kinds of birds like it here!

(I’m just using common names, ’cause I’m an amateur)

New Birds

These will be the birds added since the blog started, if any.

  • Chuck Will’s Widow (4/24/18)
  • Eastern Kingbird (5/6/18)
  • Roseate Spoonbill (8/21/18)
  • Blue Gray Gnatcatcher (9/1/18)
  • Ruby-throated hummingbird (9/18/18)
  • Crane, Sandhill (10/2018)
  • Sparrow, Song (4/2019)
  • Western Kingbird (2020)
  • Grackle, Great-tailed (2020)

Birds Already Seen

(Still working on this)

  • American Robin (5/3/18)
  • Barn Swallow
  • Blue Gray Gnatcatcher (9/1/18)
  • Bluebird, Eastern
  • Bunting, Painted (only was here a few days)
  • Caracara, Crested
  • Cardinal
  • Chickadee, Carolina
  • Chuck Will’s Widow (4/24/18)
  • Crane, Sandhill (2018)
  • Crow, American
  • Dicksissel
  •  Dove
    • Inca
    • Mourning
    • White-winged
  • Duck
    • Gadwall
    • Whistling
  • Eastern Kingbird (5/6/18)
  • Western Kingbird (2020)
  • Grackle, Great-tailed (2020)
  • Greater Yellowlegs
  •  Hawk
    • Harrier
    • Kestrel
    • Red-Tailed
    • Swainson’s
  •  Heron
    • Blue Heron
    • Cattle Egret
    • Great White Egret
    • Green Heron
    • Yellow Crowned Night Heron
  • Hummingbird,
    • Black-chinned
    • Ruby throated (9/18/18)
  • Kildeer
  • Kingbird, Eastern
  • Kingfisher, Belted
  • Loggerhead Shrike
  • Meadowlark, Eastern
  • Mockingbird, Northern
  • Nighthawk
  •  Owl
    • Barn
    • Barred
    • Great Horned
  • Phoebe, Eastern
  • Redwing blackbird
  • Roadrunner
  • Roseate Spoonbill (8/21/18)
  •  Sandpiper, Solitary
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
  •  Sparrow
    • Chipping
    • House
    • Lark
    • Song (2019)
    • White crowned
  • Starling, European
  •  Tufted Titmouse
  •  Vulture
    • Black
    • Turkey
  • Warbler
    • Yellow Rumped
  •  Wood Stork (haven’t come back since the big dead tree by the tank fell over; wrong they showed up 8/31/18)
  •  Woodpecker
    • Downy
    • Pileated
  • Wren, Carolina
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