Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Feb 21 Report from Jocotepec

Aves Galeria: Axixic
Audubonistas Birding Report: Jocotepec, Jalisco, Mexico

Wow, what a treat to see so many species of birds (51) and so many birders (34) out on a sunny Wednesday morning at the beautiful malecon/park in Joco.
Below is the list of birds sighted.
Allen Turner y Judy Boyd

Pied-billed Grebe American White Pelican Great Blue Heron Great Egret Snowy EgretCattle Egret Black-Crowned Night-Heron White-faced Ibis Turkey Vulture American Coot Killdeer Rock Pigeon White-winged Dove Inca Dove Groove-billed Ani Broad-billed Hummingbird Violet-crowned Hummingbird Golden-fronted Woodpecker Vermillion Flycatcher Great Kiskadee Social Flycatcher Tropical Kingbird Cassin's Kingbird Barn Swallow Cedar WaxwingBlue-gray Gnatcher Nashville Warbler Virginia's Warbler Yellow Warbler Yellow-rumped WarblerBlackthroated Gray Warbler Yellow-throated Warbler MacGillivray's Warbler Wilson's Warbler Western Tanager White Collared Seedeater Canyon Towhee Chipping Sparrow Lark Sparrow Yellow-headed Blackbird Great-tailed Grackle Bronzed Cowbird Brown-headed CowbirdStreak-backed Oriole Hooded Oriole Baltimore Oriole Orchard Oriole Black-vented Oriole House Finch Lesser Goldfinch House Sparrow . . . and a yellow fluffball that some of us think might be a young Western Tanager.

Now, If YOU saw something else you may post your own personal sightings and questions at any time on our Chapala Birding Forum (at the top of the page at at or directly HERE
Aves Galeria Ramon Corona #23 Ajijic Jalisco Mexico