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Mexican Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis)

Capital of Texas

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Texas

4/14/2013: We arrived in Austin just in time to catch a couple of mostly mediocre bands. During the day, we visited a few locations in Austin including South Congress Street and Barton Creek Spring.

Next Visit (Balcones Canyonlands NWR--Refuge HQ (Travis Co.): 4/15/2013)



Species Recorded (32)

Birds ( 30 )

Grebes ( Podicipedidae )
Pied-billed Grebe - Podilymbus podiceps

Cormorants ( Phalacrocoracidae )
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Blue Heron - Ardea herodias
Green Heron - Butorides virescens
Little Blue Heron - Egretta caerulea
Snowy Egret - Egretta thula
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron - Nyctanassa violacea

Swans, Geese, and Ducks ( Anatidae )
Blue-winged Teal - Anas discors
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos
Gadwall - Anas strepera
Muscovy Duck - Cairina moschata

New World Vultures ( Cathartidae )
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura
Black Vulture - Coragyps atratus

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Broad-winged Hawk - Buteo platypterus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
American Coot - Fulica americana

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Rock Pigeon - Columba livia
White-winged Dove - Zenaida asiatica
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Hummingbirds ( Trochilidae )
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - Archilochus colubris

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Cliff Swallow - Petrochelidon pyrrhonota

Jays and Crows ( Corvidae )
Common Raven - Corvus corax
Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Mockingbirds, Thrashers, and Allies ( Mimidae )
Northern Mockingbird - Mimus polyglottos

Waxwings ( Bombycillidae )
Cedar Waxwing - Bombycilla cedrorum

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis

American Blackbirds and Orioles ( Icteridae )
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus
Great-tailed Grackle - Quiscalus mexicanus

Old World Sparrows ( Passeridae )
House Sparrow - Passer domesticus

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