Bird List

These are the birds that we have sighted on our less than 2 acre property since 2000
The order used is from "A Checklist of the Birds of Harlingen, Texas and the Rio Grande Valley"We watched and recorded regularly the first few years.   Now we use eBird to keep track of the bird activity in our little paradise. .

"Mexican" Duck
Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Lesser Scaup
Ruddy Duck
White-tailed Kite
Harris' Hawk
Red-shouldered Hawk
Swainson's Hawk
White-tailed Hawk
 Crested Caracara
Plain Chachalaca
Ring necked Pheasant
Northern Bobwhite
Common Moorhen
American Coot
Plover (couldn't identify which type)
White Ibis
Great Egret
Cattle Egret
Snowey Egret
Night Heron
Great Blue Heron
Roseate Spoonbill
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Laughing Gull
Sandwich Tern
Black Skimmer
White-winged Dove
Mourning Dove
Green Parakeet
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
Barn Owl
Eastern Screech Owl
Common Nighthawk
Buff-bellied Hummingbird
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
Ringed Kingfisher
Belted Kingfisher
Green Kingfisher
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
Vermilion Flycatcher
Great Kiskadee
Couch's Kingbird
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Green Jay
Purple Martin
Bank Swallow
Tufted Titmouse
American Robin
Northern Mockingbird
European Starling
Summer Tanager
Scarlet Tanager
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Great-tailed Grackle
Bronzed Cowbird
Orchard Oriole
Hooded Oriole
American Goldfinch
Peacock (escapee from we don't know where)

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