Sunday, April 1, 2007

El Bajio Report

El Bajio Report: Aves Galeria

Apr 1 2007
Woo Hoo!! Who Knew?

"El Bajio Rules":
according to 34 early birders who beat the sunrise on
this first day of Daylight Savings Time.

Great Birding on and off shore

Don Bell led us along the shoreline and along the
lanes of El Bajio to see the great variety of avifauna
that find their home and habitat there.

And at the lovely jardines of the lovely Isabella, we
were treated to even more including, for some of us, a
Barn Owl, Magnificent Hummingbird, and more

Here is the List of Birds seen by some, if not all, these
early birders: (if you saw something more, please let
me know and I will add it to the list on the Bird

Black Crowned Night Heron (many) including
Green Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Great Blue Heron
Tri-Colored Heron
American White Pelican
American Coot
Inca Dove
White-Winged Dove
Great Kiskadee
Tropical Kingbird
Cassin's Kingbird
Vermillion Flycatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
Neotropic Cormorant
House Sparrow
House Finch
Blue Grosbeak
Black-Headed Grosbeak
Canyon Towhee
Bronzed Cowbird
Brown-Headed Cowbird
Streak-Backed Oriole
American Kestrel
Northern Raven
Groove-Billed Ani
Great-Tailed Grackle
Barn Swallow
Rough-Winged Swallow
Caspian Tern
Ring-Billed Gull
Laughing Gull
White-Faced Ibis
Rufous-Backed Robin (Thrush)
Magnificent Hummingbird
Violet-Crowned Hummingbird
Chipping Sparrow
Bewick's Wren
Wilson's Warbler
Yellow-Rumped Warbler
Cedar Waxwing
White-Collard Seedeater
Barn Owl

That's 45 species in an hour or so.

So again thank you all for adding your eyes and
expertise to this little adventure. And special thanks to
Don Bell for sharing this special space with us.

And Tom Holeman: Thanks for bringing your spotting

Allen y Judy
Aves Galeria
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