Tom  led our group of 16 birders to a sunrise start at Three Lakes WMA on a mild Saturday morning.  We arrived a little later than planned which diminished our changes to see the Red Cockaded Woodlpecker but we did see 53 species  including a Blue-headed Vireo and a Bobwhite.

Pictures by Chris H.

Wood Duck
12 Mottled Duck
1 Northern Bobwhite
1 Wild Turkey
51 Double-crested Cormorant
1 Anhinga
2 Great Blue Heron
1 Great Egret (American)
1 Little Blue Heron
100 Cattle Egret
1 Green Heron
8 White Ibis
3 Glossy Ibis
1 Black Vulture
18 Turkey Vulture
2 Osprey
2 Swallow-tailed Kite
3 Bald Eagle
3 Red-shouldered Hawk
2 Purple Gallinule
6 Common Gallinule
3 Limpkin
1 Sandhill Crane
3 Common Ground-Dove
4 Mourning Dove
2 Red-bellied Woodpecker
1 Downy Woodpecker
1 Pileated Woodpecker
8 Great Crested Flycatcher
4 White-eyed Vireo
2 Blue-headed Vireo
2 Blue Jay
1 American Crow
5 Tree Swallow
2 Tufted Titmouse
1 House Wren
5 Carolina Wren
3 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2 Eastern Bluebird
1 Gray Catbird
2 Northern Mockingbird
1 Black-and-white Warbler
1 Common Yellowthroat
5 Northern Parula
2 Palm Warbler (Western)
10 Pine Warbler
2 Bachman’s Sparrow
1 Eastern Towhee
8 Northern Cardinal
7 Eastern Meadowlark
12 Red-winged Blackbird
3 Boat-tailed Grackle

2 Robins

After leaving 3 Lakes, we drove to Joe Overstreet Landing for great looks at Snail Kites, Redheaded Woodpeckers and Cara Caras.  We picked up 29 species at this location

1 Mottled Duck
4 Double-crested Cormorant
2 Anhinga
2 Great Blue Heron
3 Great Egret (American)
1 Snowy Egret
1 Tricolored Heron
30 Cattle Egret
10 White Ibis
3 Glossy Ibis
8 Black Vulture
7 Turkey Vulture
2 Osprey
1 Snail Kite
3 Bald Eagle
2 Common Gallinule
3 Limpkin
1 Killdeer
5 Eurasian Collared-Dove
3 Mourning Dove
2 Red-headed Woodpecker
1 Red-bellied Woodpecker
3 Crested Caracara
1 Loggerhead Shrike
4 Northern Mockingbird
2 Savannah Sparrow
2 Eastern Meadowlark
6 Red-winged Blackbird
4 Boat-tailed Grackle

 

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