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Balcones Canyonlands - Headquarters (May 10, 2011 - May 13, 2011)
Balcones Canyonlands - Headquarters (TXTCBCRFHQ) Lago Vista, TX (USA) Lat,Long: 30.50669,-98.02374 Map Elevation: 700 feet 40 species 3 trips (0 non-trip sightings)
The Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge is located along RM 1431 about 5 miles west of Lago Vista along a perennial stream and small marsh/slough in oak savannah. A short trail runs along the stream under a canopy of oaks, mesquite and sycamores. A ribbon of oaks and other trees grows along a low bluff above the slough, open groves of oak grow out in the fields near the entry gate and oaks grade into junipers on the open hillside across the valley.
Species Sightings Trips First Date Last Date Avg/Sighting Avg/Trip Max Ct
Great Blue Heron 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Green Heron 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Turkey Vulture 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 0.7 2
White-winged Dove 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 0.7 2
Mourning Dove 2   2 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 1.3 2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Black-chinned Hummingbird 2   2 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.5 1.0 2
Golden-fronted Woodpecker 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker 2   2 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.7 1
Least Flycatcher 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Eastern Phoebe 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 3.0 3.0 3
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher 2   2 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.7 1
White-eyed Vireo 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Blue-headed Vireo 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Warbling Vireo 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 0.7 2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Cliff Swallow 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Barn Swallow 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 18.3 18.3 40
Carolina Chickadee 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 0.7 2
Black-crested Titmouse 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 3.7 3.7 4
Carolina Wren 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 4.0 1.3 4
Eastern Bluebird 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Northern Mockingbird 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 2.0 0.7 2
European Starling 2   2 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 1.3 2
Cedar Waxwing 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 8.0 2.7 8
Common Yellowthroat 2   2 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.5 1.0 2
Yellow Warbler 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 3.0 1.0 3
Yellow-breasted Chat 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 1.0 0.3 1
Summer Tanager 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.7 1.7 2
Lark Sparrow 2   2 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 1.5 1.0 2
Northern Cardinal 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 2.7 2.7 4
Blue Grosbeak 2   2 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.5 1.7 4
Indigo Bunting 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 2.0 0.7 2
Painted Bunting 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 2.7 2.7 3
Red-winged Blackbird 2   2 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 1.0 0.7 1
Common Grackle 2   2 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 2.5 1.7 4
Orchard Oriole 1   1 05/12/2011 05/12/2011 4.0 1.3 4
House Finch 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 2.7 2.7 4
Lesser Goldfinch 3   3 05/11/2011 05/12/2011 2.0 2.0 2
House Sparrow 1   1 05/11/2011 05/11/2011 2.0 0.7 2
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