Paradise Birding Texas Day 9

Wednesday, April 21, 2004, Led by Steve Shunk

Photos by Bill Walker

68 Species at Leakey, TX

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Zone-tailed Hawk
This bird made several leisurely circles overhead in the late afternoon light, showing off all his diagnostic field marks.
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

68 Species at Leakey, TX

Anatidae (Ducks, Geese, and Waterfowl)
Phasianidae (Pheasants, Grouse, and Allies)
Ardeidae (Herons, Egrets, and Bitterns)
Cathartidae (New World Vultures)
Accipitridae (Hawks, Eagles, and Kites)
Zone-tailed Hawk
This bird made several leisurely circles overhead in the late afternoon light, showing off all his diagnostic field marks.
Charadriidae (Plovers and Lapwings)
Columbidae (Pigeons and Doves)
Apodidae (Swifts)
Trochilidae (Hummingbirds)
Picidae (Woodpeckers)
Falconidae (Falcons and Caracaras)
Tyrannidae (Tyrant Flycatchers)
Vireonidae (Vireos)
Corvidae (Crows, Jays, and Magpies)
Hirundinidae (Swallows)
Paridae (Chickadees and Tits)
Troglodytidae (Wrens)
Polioptilidae (Gnatcatchers)
Mimidae (Mockingbirds and Thrashers)
Sturnidae (Starlings)
Parulidae (New World Warblers)
Emberizidae (Buntings and New World Sparrows)
Cardinalidae (Cardinals and Allies)
Icteridae (Troupials and Allies)
Fringillidae (Siskins, Crossbills, and Allies)
Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

Trip Map

Trip Notes

Kickapoo State Park, Lost Maples Nature Area. We worked really hard to find and see these three Vireos.