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Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Texas (Center on Interactive Map)

Map of Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Texas

Map of Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Texas



Greater Prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus cupido) Grasshopper Sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) - Male Scissor-tailed Flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) Upland Sandpiper (Bartramia longicauda)

Reserve for the last of the Texas Prairie chickens.

Trips

Texas

4/20/2013: Took the early morning van tour into the reserve.

Previous Visit (Anahuac NWR (UTC 049): 4/19/2013)




Species Recorded (36)

Birds ( 33 )

Old World Vultures ( Accipitridae )
Northern Harrier - Circus hudsonius

Anhingas ( Anhingidae )
Anhinga - Anhinga anhinga

Herons ( Ardeidae )
Great Egret - Ardea alba
Cattle Egret - Bubulcus ibis
Green Heron - Butorides virescens

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

Kites, Hawks, Eagles, and Allies ( Acciptridae )
Red-tailed Hawk - Buteo jamaicensis
Swainson's Hawk - Buteo swainsoni

Falcons and Allies ( Falconidae )
Crested Caracara - Caracara cheriway

Grouse, Turkeys, and Allies ( Phasianidae )
Greater Prairie-chicken - Tympanuchus cupido

New World Quail ( Odontophoridae )
Northern Bobwhite - Colinus virginianus

Rails, Gallinules, and Allies ( Rallidae )
Sora - Porzana carolina

Plovers ( Charadriidae )
Killdeer - Charadrius vociferus

Sandpipers and Allies ( Scolopacidae )
Upland Sandpiper - Bartramia longicauda

Pigeons and Doves ( Columbidae )
Mourning Dove - Zenaida macroura

Piculets and Woodpeckers ( Picidae )
Downy Woodpecker - Picoides pubescens

Tyrant Flycatchers ( Tyrannidae )
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher - Tyrannus forficatus

Swallows ( Hirundinidae )
Barn Swallow - Hirundo rustica
Cave Swallow - Petrochelidon fulva
Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis

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

Starlings and Mynas ( Sturnidae )
European Starling - Sturnus vulgaris

Vireos ( Vireonidae )
White-eyed Vireo - Vireo griseus

Grosbeaks and Buntings ( Cardinalidae )
Northern Cardinal - Cardinalis cardinalis
Dickcissel - Spiza americana

Brushfinches, Seedeaters, Sparrows, and Allies ( Emberizinae )
Grasshopper Sparrow - Ammodramus savannarum
Savannah Sparrow - Passerculus sandwichensis
Vesper Sparrow - Pooecetes gramineus
White-crowned Sparrow - Zonotrichia leucophrys

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

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