October 15, 2009

Bird List of birds seen at Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, Mound City, Missouri

Greater White-fronted Goose
Snow Goose
Canada Goose
Wood Duck
American Wigeon
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Ring-necked Duck
Bufflehead (my FOS)
Ruddy Duck
Wild Turkey
Pied-billed Grebe
American White Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Bald Eagle
Northern Harrier
NORTHERN GOSHAWK - one immature
Red-tailed Hawk
American Coot
Lesser Yellowlegs - 2
Long-billed Dowitcher - 150
Wilson's Snipe - 1
Belted Kingfisher
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Northern Flicker
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tree Swallow
Barn Swallow
Black-capped Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Carolina Wren
American Robin
European Starling
Orange-crowned Warbler - 5
Chipping Sparrow
Clay-colored Sparrow
Song Sparrow
Lincoln's Sparrow
Swamp Sparrow
White-crowned Sparrow
Dark-eyed Junco
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Common Grackle
American Goldfinch

* I missed the Sandhill Cranes today, but Ron Bell (refuge manager) told me there are now five (5) cranes in the area! He also said he had seen 500 Ring-necked Ducks on the refuge.

Larry Lade
Saint Joseph, MO
gcrownkinglet AT yahoo DOT com
The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum
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