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    The Trinity Bird Count seeks to inventory the various bird species that use the Metroplex stretch of the Trinity River in order to inform bird habitat conservation and management along the river. Since 2011, birders have shared observations for more than 250 bird species!

    This project welcomes participation from everyone, from novices to seasoned birders. Individual observations from solo birding are welcome, and guided groups counts are a great way for beginners to get involved. For more information, including a map of count areas and how to share your observations via eBird, please visit the Trinity Bird Count page through the following link: http://tx.audubon.org/citizen-scienc...ity-bird-count

    Upcoming Guided Count: Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.

    Meeting Place: Meet between 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. for coffee at the Starbucks at Trinity Commons (3000 S Hulen St., #143, Fort Worth, TX 76109). We will park on Bellaire Dr. near the bridge crossing the river and walk along the paved trail (Fort Worth Trinity Trails) along the river to just under the Chisholm Trail Parkway bridge.

    Team Leader: RSVP to Tom Haase at 817-229-4987 (call/text) or E-mail tom.haase@sbcglobal.net to let him know whether you will meet him at Starbucks or on the trail.

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    TRIP REPORT Clear Fork Trinity River 1/21/2018

    The group met at Starbucks this morning for coffee. We started our walk at 8 AM on Belaire Street where the trail meets the tributary and a short walk to the Clear-Fork Trinity River.
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    Weather: 61 degrees and cloudy
    Number of participants: 11
    Duration: 3 Hours
    Distance: 1.62 miles

    The number of species observed: 45

    Northern Shoveler
    Gadwall
    green-winged teal
    Lesser Scaup
    Double-crested Cormorant
    Great Blue Heron
    Great Egret
    Black Vulture
    Turkey Vulture
    Cooper's Hawk
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Killdeer
    Least Sandpiper
    Spotted Sandpiper
    Ring-billed Gull
    Rock Pigeon
    White-winged Dove
    Mourning Dove
    Belted Kingfisher
    Red-bellied Woodpecker
    Downy Woodpecker
    Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
    Eastern Phoebe
    Blue Jay
    American Crow
    Carolina Chickadee
    Tufted titmouse
    Carolina Wren
    Ruby-crowned Kinglet
    Eastern Bluebird
    Brown Thrasher
    Northern Mockingbird
    European Statrling
    Cedar Waxwing
    Orange-crowned Warbler
    Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
    Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon)
    Chippin Sparrow
    Fox Sparrow (red)
    White-throated Sparrow
    Northern Cardinal
    Great-tailed Grackle
    House Finch
    Pine Siskin
    American Goldfinch

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