Paradise Birding Texas Day 8

Tuesday, April 20, 2004, Led by Steve Shunk

84 Species at Leakey, TX

Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Greater Roadrunner
flying across the road
Strigidae (Owls)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Green Jay
We also saw a GREEN JAY X WESTERN SCRUB JAY with all black face and all dark body (lacking eyebrow) with the Green Jays.
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Remizidae (Penduline-Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Golden-cheeked Warbler
I know this isn't a great photo, but we worked so hard to get a look at this bird that I just had to leave this shot on the website.
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
House Finch
unbelievably red. Redder than any house finch we've seen
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

84 Species at Leakey, TX

Odontophoridae (New World Quail)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Recurvirostridae (Stilts and Avocets)
Laridae (Gulls, Terns, and Skimmers)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Cuculidae (Cuckoos)
Greater Roadrunner
flying across the road
Strigidae (Owls)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Laniidae (Shrikes)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Green Jay
We also saw a GREEN JAY X WESTERN SCRUB JAY with all black face and all dark body (lacking eyebrow) with the Green Jays.
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Remizidae (Penduline-Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Turdidae (Thrushes and Allies)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Golden-cheeked Warbler
I know this isn't a great photo, but we worked so hard to get a look at this bird that I just had to leave this shot on the website.
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
House Finch
unbelievably red. Redder than any house finch we've seen
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

84 Species at Leakey, TX

Leakey
House Finch
unbelievably red. Redder than any house finch we've seen
Green Jay
We also saw a GREEN JAY X WESTERN SCRUB JAY with all black face and all dark body (lacking eyebrow) with the Green Jays.
Golden-cheeked Warbler
I know this isn't a great photo, but we worked so hard to get a look at this bird that I just had to leave this shot on the website.
Greater Roadrunner
flying across the road

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