Great Backyard Bird Count - Day 4

February 17, 2014

For the fourth and final day of the Great Backyard Bird Count, it is a breezy, partly cloudy, perfect day. In no particular order, here are my findings from my backyard and surrounding area here in the New Braunfels / Texas Hill Country between 1:30 - 2:30pm... a later start than usual!

Species Count
Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) 1
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) 1
Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) 1
White-winged Dove (Zenaida asiatica) 4
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) 1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons) 2
American Kestrel (Falco sparverius) 1
Eastern Phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) 1
Loggerhead Shrike (Lanius ludovicianus) 1
Carolina Chickadee (Poecile carolinensis) 1
Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
Bewick's Wren (Thryomanes bewickii)
Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos) 3
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum) 50
Pine Warbler (Setophaga pinus) 1
Chipping Sparrow (Spizella passerina) 7
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) 2
House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) 1
Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria) 5
American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) 3

... and the last round of photos!
Cedar Waxwing (Bombycilla cedrorum)

 American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis)

 Lesser Goldfinch (Spinus psaltria)

 Male Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons)

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