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Lake Martin etc. bird list

2002-11-26 - 3:45 p.m.

Back for the evening from our three night visit to Breaux Bridge. I'll tell all later but for now will just post my bird list.

1. Neotropic Cormorant (Lake Martin)

2. Double-crested Cormorant

3. Anhinga

4. Great Blue Heron

5. Great Egret

6. Snowy Egret

7. Little Blue Heron

8. Tricolored Heron

9. Cattle Egret

10. Black-Crowned Night Heron

11. White Ibis

12. Black Vulture

13. Turkey Vulture

14. Blue-Winged Teal

15. Osprey

16. Red-Shouldered Hawk

17. Red-Tailed Hawk -- both Eastern and Krider's

18. Common Moorhen

19. American Coot

20. Killdeer

21. Western Sandpiper

22. Rock Dove

23. Mourning Dove

24. Inca Dove

25. Barred Owl -- heard only

26. Belted Kingfisher

27. Red-Bellied Woodpecker

28. Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker

29. Downy Woodpecker

30. Northern Yellow-shafted Flicker

31. Pileated Woodpecker

32. Eastern Phoebe

33. VERMILION FLYCATCHER (Avery Island)

34. Eastern Kingbird

35. Blue Jay

36. American Crow

37. Fish Crow

38. Carolina Chickadee

39. Tufted Titmouse

40. Carolina Wren

41. Ruby-Crowned Kinglet

42. Blue-Grey Gnatcatcher

43. Eastern Bluebird

44. Northern Mockingbird

45. European Starling

46. Yellow-Rumped Warbler ("Myrtle")

47. PALM WARBLER (Avery Island, two "western" and one "yellow palm," with the yellow bird being especially bold and confiding)

48. Swamp Sparrow

49. White-Throated Sparrow

50. Northern Cardinal

51. Red-Winged Blackbird

52. American Goldfinch

53. House Sparrow

I also saw several flighted Mallards on Bayou Teche but I am not counting them as I strongly suspect that they are at least semi-domesticated.

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