Hulsey State Fish Hatchery and Arkadelphia Oxidation Ponds 11/8/2008

The monthly ASCA field trips was to these two sites today. It was clear all day but cold in the morning warming to the 50s with a biting wind all day. We started at Hulsey around 8:45 and finished the oxidation ponds around 4 PM.

Species seen or heard at Hulsey:
• American Crow
• Turkey Vulture
• Fish Crow
• American Wigeon
• Greater White-fronted Goose
• Canada Goose
• Great Blue Heron
• Snow Goose
• Pied-billed Grebe
• Killdeer
• Carolina Chickadee
• Mallard
• Black Vulture
• White-throated Sparrow
• Red-bellied Woodpecker
• Northern Mockingbird
• Carolina Wren
• Horned Grebe
• Field Sparrow
• Bewick’s Wren
• Song Sparrow
• Common Loon
• American Pipit
• Belted Kingfisher
• American Coot
• Wilson’s Snipe

Species seen or heard at the Arkadelphia Oxidation Ponds:
• Canvasback
• Snow Goose
• Northern Shoveler
• Turkey Vulture
• American Coot
• Bufflehead
• Mallard
• Laughing Gull
• Black Vulture
• Ring-necked Duck
• Killdeer
• Great Blue Heron
• Gadwall
• Red-winged Blackbird
• Wilson’s Snipe
• Red-shouldered Hawk
• Savannah Sparrow
• American Pipit
• Least Sandpiper
• Redhead
• Lesser Scaup
• Fish Crow
• Carolina Chickadee
• Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
• Red-tailed Hawk
• Mourning Dove

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