Friday, December 21, 2012

Granger Lake Trip

Four members of the Bastrop County Auddubon Society braved high winds on last  Wednesday to travel to Granger Lake in hopes of seeing some Whooping Cranes.  Two Whoopers were spotted off Friendship Park.  A list of species sighted is included.  The Red Tail hawk pictured was found on the north side of the dam.

American Wigeo
Green-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Lesser Scaup
American Coot
Cormorant, sp.
Herring Gull
Tern, sp.
Red-tailed Hawk
Zone-tailed Hawk
Crested Caracara
Northern Harrier (4, at least 2 males)
Turkey Vulture
Black Vulture
American Kestrel
Whooping Crane (2)
Greater Yellowlegs
Rock Pigeon
Mourning Dove
Northern Mockingbird
Loggerhead Shrike
European Starling
Red-winged Blackbird
Meadowlark, Eastern
Great-tailed Grackle
Brown-headed Cowbird
Northern Cardinal
Sparrow, sp.


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