The End of March

After a weekend selling onion rings at the Texas Onion Festival in Weslaco, we are all back at Frontera looking for migratory birds.  The Golden-crowned Warbler was last seen on March 4th, but a few other “good” birds are starting to drop in.

Here is Dan Jones’ list from Thursday.  It was a Northern Parula that he saw.  The Tropical was a typo.  Sorry.

Frontera Audubon Center, Hidalgo, US-TX

Mar 29, 2012 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Protocol: Traveling

1.0 mile(s)

45 species

 

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck  100

Plain Chachalaca  6

Great Egret  2

Snowy Egret  1

Turkey Vulture  15

Gray Hawk  1

Common Gallinule  1

Rock Pigeon  1

White-winged Dove  1

Mourning Dove  2

Inca Dove  2

White-tipped Dove  3

Red-crowned Parrot  2

Chimney Swift  5

Black-chinned Hummingbird  1

Buff-bellied Hummingbird  4

Green Kingfisher  1

Golden-fronted Woodpecker  5

Northern Beardless-Tyrannulet  1

Great Crested Flycatcher  1

Great Kiskadee  1

Couch’s Kingbird  3

White-eyed Vireo  1

Green Jay  1

Purple Martin  1

Black-crested Titmouse  1

Carolina Wren  3

Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1

Clay-colored Thrush  1

Gray Catbird  1

Northern Mockingbird  3

Long-billed Thrasher  5

Orange-crowned Warbler  7

Common Yellowthroat  1

Northern Parula  1

Black-throated Green Warbler  1

Wilson’s Warbler  1

Chipping Sparrow  4

Northern Cardinal  3

Pyrrhuloxia  1

Red-winged Blackbird  5

Great-tailed Grackle  5

Brown-headed Cowbird  4

Lesser Goldfinch  4

Today our visitors have seen a Spotted Towhee and a Nashville Warbler.

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