Sunday, July 20, 2008

Sighting Report
Cristiania ParkJuly 20, 2008

Today's birding at Cristiania Park in Chapala, Jalisco produced 14 birders and 33 species of birds.

We are especially pleased to welcome some first timers who joined with us today:

Ken Leone - Lake Forest, Illinois
Lois Schroff - San Antonio Tlayacapan
Mara Kasten - Guadalajara
Margarita Lozano - Guadalajara

Here is today's list.

* 2008 but not 2007

  1. *Neotropic Cormorant
  2. Great Egret
  3. *Cattle Egret
  4. Snowy Egret
  5. *Green Heron
  6. Black Crowned Night Heron
  7. *Mexican Duck
  8. *Common Moorhen
  9. American Coot
  10. *Killdeer
  11. Inca Dove
  12. *Rock Dove
  13. *Groove Billed Ani
  14. *Violet Crowned Hummingbird
  15. Golden Fronted Woodpecker
  16. *Vermillion Flycatcher ( m & f )
  17. *Tropical Kingbird
  18. Great Kiskadee
  19. Barn Swallow
  20. *Curve Billed Thrasher
  21. Rufous Backed Thrush (Robin)
  22. *Loggerhead Shrike
  23. *Yellow Warbler
  24. Great-Tailed Grackle
  25. *Black-Vented Oriole
  26. House Finch
  27. Lesser Goldfinch
  28. *White-Collared Seedeater
  29. Canyon Towhee
  30. House Sparrow
  31. *Bronzed Cowbird
  32. *Bewick's Wren
  33. *Common Yellowthroat

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Allen y Judy (Turner y Boyd)
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Riberas de Pilar along the waterfront. We can park on the street by Mom's Cafe. After birding let's go to Mom's for breakfast.

Hasta luego
Judy y Allen
p.s have you read our "Find Feathered Friends" articles in Ojo del Lago?

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