ALL THE BIRD SPECIES SEEN AT ELLIOT AND COOPER ROADS
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COLUMN 1: BIRDS LISTED BY NUMBERS SEEN

The 156 Species Recorded at Elliot and Cooper Roads with the Number of Sightings Shown/As you can see out of 156 species, the Mourning Dove wins with the Abert's Towhee coming in second place!
1. Mourning Dove 884
2. Abert's Towhee 828
3. Northern Mockingbird 782
4. Verdin 776
5. Killdeer 731
6. House Finch 697
7. Great-tailed Grackle 683
8. Mallard 652
9. Gila Woodpecker 637
10. Gambel's Quail 624
11. Anna's Hummingbird 621
12. Curve-billed Thrasher 546
13. Northern Rough-winged Swallow 515
14. Yellow-rumped Warbler 477
15. European Starling 476
16. Black-necked Stilt 458
17. Green-winged Teal 440
18. Northern Shoveler 403
19. Long-billed Dowitcher 393
20. House Sparrow 386
21. American Coot 381
22. Inca Dove 379
23. Gadwall 368
24. White-crowned Sparrow 363
25. Least Sandpiper 350
26. White-winged Dove 348
27. Northern Pintail 321
28. Rock Dove 278
29. Turkey Vulture 270
30. Say's Phoebe 261
31. American Wigeon 240
32. American Kestrel 221
33. Greater Yellowlegs 210
34. Black Phoebe 192
35. Great Blue Heron 187
36. Cinnamon Teal 186
37. American Avocet 183
38. Red-winged Blackbird 153
39. Greater Roadrunner 142
40. Red-tailed Hawk 129
41. Loggerhead Shrike 127
42. Green Heron 124
43. Great Egret 101
44. Peregrine Falcon 92
45. Cliff Swallow 90
46. Orange-crowned Warbler 89
47. Blue-winged Teal 88
48. Ring-necked Duck 77
49. Northern Harrier 73
50. Brown-headed Cowbird 69
51. Northern Flicker 63
52. Western Kingbird 63
53. Black-chinned Hummingbird 59
54. Ruddy Duck 52
55. Barn Swallow 51
56. Pied-billed Grebe 47
57. Cooper's Hawk 46
58. Snowy Egret 42
59. Common Snipe 40
60. Eurasian Collared Dove 39
61. Spotted Sandpiper 37
62. Vermilion Flycatcher 37
63. Brewer's Sparrow 36
64. Wilson's Warbler 35
65. American Pipit 34
66. Common Moorhen 34
67. Canada Goose 33
68. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck 31
69. Lesser Yellowlegs 29
70. Ash-throated Flycatcher 27
71. Peach-faced Love bird 27
72. Double-Crested Cormorant 26
73. Black-crowned Night-Heron 25
74. Green-tailed Towhee 24
75. Violet-green Swallow 23
76. Yellow-headed Blackbird 22
77. Western Wood-Pewee 21
78. White-faced Ibis 20
79. Common Raven 19
80. Gray Flycatcher 16
81. Osprey 16
82. Solitary Sandpiper 16
83. Song Sparrow 16
84. Horned Lark 15
85. Black-throated Sparrow 14
86. Bufflehead 14
87. Sora 14
88. Lesser Goldfinch 13
89. Redhead 13
90. Western Meadowlark 13
91. Brewer's Blackbird 12
92. Tree Swallow 12
93. Eared Grebe 11
94. Hooded Oriole 11
95. Marsh Wren 11
96. Ruby-crowned Kinglet 11
97. Wilson's Phalarope 11
98. Savannah Sparrow 10
99. Wood Duck 9
100. Lark Sparrow 8
101. Sharp-shinned Hawk 7
102. Yellow Warbler 7
103. Prairie Falcon 6
104. Chipping Sparrow 5
105. Harris's Hawk 5
106. Western Sandpiper 5
107. Belted Kingfisher 4
108. Black-headed Grosbeak 4
109. Black-throated Gray Warbler 4
110. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4
111. Cactus Wren 4
112. Dusky Flycatcher 4
113. Lazuli Bunting 4
114. MacGillivray's Warbler 4
115. Stilt Sandpiper 4
116. Western Bluebird 4
117. Bronzed Cowbird 3
118. Common Yellowthroat 3
119. Dark-eyed Junco 3
120. Ferruginous Hawk 3
121. Ladder-backed Woodpecker 3
122. Lesser Scaup 3
123. Northern Cardinal 3
124. Phainopepla 3
125. Tricolored Heron 3
126. Vaux's Swift 3
127. Bewick's Wren 2
128. Canvasback 2
129. Cattle Egret 2
130. Forster's Tern 2
131. Gilded Flicker 2
132. Golden Eagle 2
133. Least Bittern 2
134. Neotropic Cormorant 2
135. Ring-necked Pheasant 2
136. Townsend's Warbler 2
137. Western Tanager 2
138. American Bittern 1
139. American Robin 1
140. Black-hooded Parakeet 1
141. Common Goldeneye 1
142. Costa's Hummingbird 1
143. Dunlin 1
144. Franklin's Gull 1
145. Great Horned Owl 1
146. Hermit Thrush 1
147. House Wren 1
148. Lesser Nighthawk 1
149. Lucy's Warbler 1
150. Merlin 1
151. Nashville Warbler 1
152. Ring-billed Gull 1
153. Rufous Hummingbird 1
154. Swainson's Hawk 1
155. Vesper Sparrow 1
156. Western Scrub-Jay 1

COLUMN 2: LIFERS FROM FIRST TO LAST

1. Long-billed Dowitcher,05/27/1995,Elliot and Cooper Roads
2. American Coot,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
3. American Wigeon,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
4. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
5. Black-necked Stilt,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
6. Black-throated Sparrow,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This bird was dead in the road.
7. Blue-winged Teal,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
8. Gadwall,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
9. Great Blue Heron,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
10. Green-winged Teal,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
11. Inca Dove,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
12. Least Sandpiper,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
13. Mallard,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
14. Mourning Dove,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
15. Northern Pintail,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
16. Northern Shoveler,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
17. Red-tailed Hawk,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I think this was a dark phase hawk.
18. Red-winged Blackbird,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
19. Ruddy Duck,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
20. Yellow-rumped Warbler,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
21. Black Phoebe,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
22. Bufflehead,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
23. Eared Grebe,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
24. Green Heron,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
25. Killdeer,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
26. European Starling,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
27. Great-tailed Grackle,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
28. Greater Roadrunner,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
29. Horned Lark,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
30. House Finch,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
31. Loggerhead Shrike,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
32. Northern Mockingbird,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
33. Ring-necked Duck,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
34. Verdin,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
35. Anna's Hummingbird,12/29/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
36. American Kestrel,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
37. Greater Yellowlegs,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
38. Rock Dove,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Drinking in the pond.
39. Cinnamon Teal,12/31/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
40. American Avocet,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Winter Plummage.
41. Northern Harrier,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
42. White-crowned Sparrow,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
43. Peregrine Falcon,1/11/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
44. Savannah Sparrow,1/11/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
45. American Pipit,1/18/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
46. Dunlin,2/23/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
47. Common Moorhen,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This bird had a red beak.
48. Turkey Vulture,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
49. White-faced Ibis,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
50. Yellow-headed Blackbird,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
51. Vermilion Flycatcher,12/27/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Jeff identified the vermillion flycatcher quickly.
52. Western Kingbird,12/27/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
53. House Sparrow,1/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
54. Northern Rough-winged Swallow,1/19/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
55. Abert's Towhee,1/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
56. Marsh Wren,1/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,An old guy pointed him out for me. I wonder if by that note I meant Dr. Pinkava.
57. Say's Phoebe,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
58. Song Sparrow,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,spot on breast
59. Western Meadowlark,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
60. Black-crowned Night-Heron,2/8/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
61. Cliff Swallow,2/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
62. Ferruginous Hawk,2/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Larry showed up there by chance. Larry later asked if I saw the white tail and I said "Heck yes. Don't you remember how I (jokingly) said "Is this some sort of weird bald eagle?"It was the darker phase. We saw 33 species.
63. Gambel's Quail,3/14/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,They were walking across the road as I looked across the pond. Across and down the road.
64. Pied-billed Grebe,3/19/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
65. Barn Swallow,4/1/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Here's a life lister for Elliot and Cooper Roads. Today the Paula Jones case was thrown out of court. I went to this site after work to try out my brand new super smokin' Swift Audubon 8.5X44 binoculars. Oh what a view!!
66. Violet-green Swallow,4/1/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Here's a life lister for Elliot and Cooper Roads.
67. Western Sandpiper,4/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
68. White-winged Dove,4/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
69. Black-headed Grosbeak,5/2/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
70. Wilson's Phalarope,5/2/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
71. Spotted Sandpiper,5/3/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
72. Wilson's Warbler,7/4/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
73. Brown-headed Cowbird,8/29/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
74. Sharp-shinned Hawk,8/30/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
75. Forster's Tern,9/5/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
76. Brewer's Sparrow,9/7/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
77. Tree Swallow,10/10/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
78. Cooper's Hawk,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
79. Great Egret,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
80. Lesser Goldfinch,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
81. Ring-necked Pheasant,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
82. Canada Goose,10/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
83. Common Raven,11/6/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
84. Orange-crowned Warbler,11/6/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
85. Lark Sparrow,11/7/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
86. Cactus Wren,11/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
87. Canvasback,11/21/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
88. Northern Flicker,12/5/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
89. Cattle Egret,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
90. Common Snipe,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
91. Vesper Sparrow,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
92. Ruby-crowned Kinglet,12/29/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
93. Common Yellowthroat,1/10/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
94. Lesser Yellowlegs,2/20/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
95. Sora,3/15/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
96. Snowy Egret,4/24/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
97. Green-tailed Towhee,4/25/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
98. Vaux's Swift,4/25/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
99. Ash-throated Flycatcher,5/1/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
100. Franklin's Gull,5/2/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
101. Black-chinned Hummingbird,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
102. Chipping Sparrow,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
103. Dusky Flycatcher,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
104. Least Bittern,5/16/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I looked across Pond 10 and thought I saw a green heron. I said that he sure seemed a funny color. The other visitor to the site looked and said  "That's a least bittern!"
105. Belted Kingfisher,8/29/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
106. Ring-billed Gull,9/5/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
107. Stilt Sandpiper,10/16/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
108. Swainson's Hawk,11/6/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
109. American Bittern,11/7/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I remember this really unusual bird fly over to those reeds where I first saw the least bittern. This guy was weird and different from any other heron-like bird.
110. Gila Woodpecker,12/11/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
111. Solitary Sandpiper,4/2/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I THINK!Afterword:I'll keep this here cause I just saw another one here in April 2001
112. Prairie Falcon,5/29/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was in that tree that you often see G B Herons and M. Doves in. That dead tree.
113. Hooded Oriole,8/12/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Greenish look confirms it for me. Female.
114. Osprey,10/1/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads
115. Western Scrub-Jay,10/1/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I THOUGHT IT WAS MORE LIKE A GRAY THROATED JAY, BUT LARRY SAYS IT MUST HAVE BEEN A SCRUB
116. Curve-billed Thrasher,10/8/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,A first here. Heard only though
117. Tricolored Heron,10/8/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Fantastic view of this critter. Noodles and I got to go inside and have a walk. It was nice and breezy and cool. Long neck. An immature.
118. Redhead,04/08/2001,Elliot and Cooper Roads
119. Costa's Hummingbird,02/02/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,place life lister
120. Double-Crested Cormorant,03/24/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads
121. Phainopepla,05/05/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This was a life lister for this place. Steve spotted this bird on the east end of the area. It was in a tree and Steve tossed a clod in there and it flew out whirling. A male. Black. White wing patches.
122. Lazuli Bunting,05/12/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was on a scraggly bush by the left-hand pond. This is a Place life lister!!
123. Western Tanager,05/12/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads
124. Bronzed Cowbird,05/18/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was on the wire on the east side. His funny beak gave him away. Also the red eye or orange.
125. Rufous Hummingbird,09/07/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I was really surprised to see these. Several females. Green backs but I'm not about to make the jump to Allen's hummer on that technicality. This is another Elliot and Cooper lifer so it's two in one day! HEY. WHY ISN'T THIS A BROAD-TAILED??? Still a lifer.
126. Townsend's Warbler,09/07/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This is an Elliot and Cooper Life Lister! He was on the north side of the place by the canal and flew into a tree. White tail feathers. Also an all-time lifer.
127. Common Goldeneye,11/02/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,A place life lister. I thought he was a redhead but he had a white breast and a white collar and and a short weird bill. Prehistoric-looking. Dove a lot. Female.
128. Brewer's Blackbird,11/03/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Okay! I did it finally. I put the Brewer's in here. There were a zillion very black and regal blackbirds flying over this morning. I take them to be Brewer's. So there! A lifer for this place. And it's high time!
129. Golden Eagle,09/01/2003,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Steve and Sonny met me there and Steve was looking at the two eagles soaring high above.
130. Wood Duck,03/27/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER IN POND 7.
131. Western Wood-Pewee,04/24/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***PLACE LIFE LISTER***
132. Black-throated Gray Warbler,05/09/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER. BEHIND THE FIRE STATION.
133. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,10/02/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFER! Can you believe it? Well the tail was very white underneath with the slighted line of black up the center. Eye ring. No black cap. A blue-gray for sure. 133 on the place life list now. Sighted on the sidewalk behind the fire station.
134. Lesser Scaup,11/07/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE-LISTER FOR ELLIOT AND COOPER ROADS
135. Yellow Warbler,01/01/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE-LISTER FOR ELLIOT AND COOPER ROADS. Finally I see a yellow warbler here on my 538 recorded visit.
136. Harris's Hawk,01/22/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFER FOR THIS PLACE! FIRST TIME. He was flying and soaring over the ponds. I was inside the place.
137. MacGillivray's Warbler,09/18/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads
138. Gilded Flicker,11/06/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads
139. Eurasian Collared Dove,07/02/2006,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Very weird in the tree by left pond. Tan shoulders. No ring. White wings. I thought it might be a spotted dove. So what is it REALLY? I guess a Eurasian...but...
140. Northern Cardinal,12/23/2006,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***PLACE LIFE LISTER*** TOOK ELEVEN YEARS TO SEE MY FIRST CARDINAL HERE!
141. Gray Flycatcher,04/22/2007,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Right behind the fire station. In a tree. He slowly pumped his tail downwards several times.
142. Great Horned Owl,01/21/2008,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER ON THE 700TH TRIP!!! In a tree. Good view. *********** * * *
143. Ladder-backed Woodpecker,01/06/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I have to see how many of these I've seen here. He was small and went "peep!."
144. Neotropic Cormorant,01/08/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,AH. the 800th trip and I see this guy flying by. I say "Well he's got no orange bill and neotropics are outnumbering the double-cresteds now and so I'm giving myself a LIFE LISTER on the 800th trip. It's high time I added the neotropic and I'm hardy cheating at all. At the 700th trip you'll remember I got the greathorned owl. No space there to twart my bad scripting.
145. Bewick's Wren,01/09/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads
146. American Robin,2/6/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,******LIFE LISTER FOR THIS PLACE***** It took 808 trips and almost 15 years.
147. Nashville Warbler,9/2/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Perfect EYE RING.
148. Peach-faced Love Bird,12/10/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFE LISTER FOR THIS PLACE? DOWN THE CANAL ROAD. HEARD HIM. OR THEM. SAW ONE. HEARD MORE? IN A TREE BY THE CANAL FENCE.
149. Black-hooded Parakeet,4/12/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I heard some loud screeching and saw three of these fly up on the island in Pond Ten. They didn't stay long but flew West Northwest. I took two pictures.
150. Lesser Nighthawk,7/28/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***** GOT HIM FINALLY! He was in Pond 9. Saw his white spots. Just a short look. That makes 150 on the place life list!
151. Western Bluebird,11/16/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER!!!!!************* At first I thought it was a Lazuli Bunting. However there were no white wing patches. Then I saw the dark dark blue.There were five of them at least. One seemed female. They were out in Pond Nine on yellow stalks of bush or grass.
152. House Wren,12/2/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER************ in the bush behind the fence in front of the parking lot.
153. Merlin,2/3/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I saw a biggish very dark-backed falcon and I chased him down to where he had alighted in a tree. My camera batteries were dead!!!
154. Lucy's Warbler,7/23/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER UP IN THE TREE TO THE LEFT AS YOU'RE NEARLY AT THE VIEWING AREA. RUFOUS AREA AROUND RUMP.*******
155. Dark-eyed Junco,12/21/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFE LISTER FOR ELLIOT & COOPER ROADS!
156. Hermit Thrush,10/14/2014,Elliot and Cooper Roads,******PLACE LIFE LISTER LIFER!***** He was to the right of the stand pipe at the viewing area.

COLUMN 3: LIFERS FROM LAST TO FIRST 

1. Hermit Thrush,10/14/2014,Elliot and Cooper Roads,******PLACE LIFE LISTER LIFER!***** He was to the right of the stand pipe at the viewing area.
2. Dark-eyed Junco,12/21/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFE LISTER FOR ELLIOT & COOPER ROADS!
3. Lucy's Warbler,7/23/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER UP IN THE TREE TO THE LEFT AS YOU'RE NEARLY AT THE VIEWING AREA. RUFOUS AREA AROUND RUMP.*******
4. Merlin,2/3/2012,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I saw a biggish very dark-backed falcon and I chased him down to where he had alighted in a tree. My camera batteries were dead!!!
5. House Wren,12/2/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER************ in the bush behind the fence in front of the parking lot.
6. Western Bluebird,11/16/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER!!!!!************* At first I thought it was a Lazuli Bunting. However there were no white wing patches. Then I saw the dark dark blue.There were five of them at least. One seemed female. They were out in Pond Nine on yellow stalks of bush or grass.
7. Lesser Nighthawk,7/28/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***** GOT HIM FINALLY! He was in Pond 9. Saw his white spots. Just a short look. That makes 150 on the place life list!
8. Black-hooded Parakeet,4/12/2011,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I heard some loud screeching and saw three of these fly up on the island in Pond Ten. They didn't stay long but flew West Northwest. I took two pictures.
9. Peach-faced Love Bird,12/10/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFE LISTER FOR THIS PLACE? DOWN THE CANAL ROAD. HEARD HIM. OR THEM. SAW ONE. HEARD MORE? IN A TREE BY THE CANAL FENCE.
10. Nashville Warbler,9/2/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Perfect EYE RING.
11. American Robin,2/6/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,******LIFE LISTER FOR THIS PLACE***** It took 808 trips and almost 15 years.
12. Bewick's Wren,01/09/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads
13. Neotropic Cormorant,01/08/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,AH. the 800th trip and I see this guy flying by. I say "Well he's got no orange bill and neotropics are outnumbering the double-cresteds now and so I'm giving myself a LIFE LISTER on the 800th trip. It's high time I added the neotropic and I'm hardy cheating at all. At the 700th trip you'll remember I got the greathorned owl. No space there to twart my bad scripting.
14. Ladder-backed Woodpecker,01/06/2010,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I have to see how many of these I've seen here. He was small and went "peep!."
15. Great Horned Owl,01/21/2008,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER ON THE 700TH TRIP!!! In a tree. Good view. *********** * * *
16. Gray Flycatcher,04/22/2007,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Right behind the fire station. In a tree. He slowly pumped his tail downwards several times.
17. Northern Cardinal,12/23/2006,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***PLACE LIFE LISTER*** TOOK ELEVEN YEARS TO SEE MY FIRST CARDINAL HERE!
18. Eurasian Collared Dove,07/02/2006,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Very weird in the tree by left pond. Tan shoulders. No ring. White wings. I thought it might be a spotted dove. So what is it REALLY? I guess a Eurasian...but...
19. Gilded Flicker,11/06/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads
20. MacGillivray's Warbler,09/18/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads
21. Harris's Hawk,01/22/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads,LIFER FOR THIS PLACE! FIRST TIME. He was flying and soaring over the ponds. I was inside the place.
22. Yellow Warbler,01/01/2005,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE-LISTER FOR ELLIOT AND COOPER ROADS. Finally I see a yellow warbler here on my 538 recorded visit.
23. Lesser Scaup,11/07/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE-LISTER FOR ELLIOT AND COOPER ROADS
24. Blue-gray Gnatcatcher,10/02/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFER! Can you believe it? Well the tail was very white underneath with the slighted line of black up the center. Eye ring. No black cap. A blue-gray for sure. 133 on the place life list now. Sighted on the sidewalk behind the fire station.
25. Black-throated Gray Warbler,05/09/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER. BEHIND THE FIRE STATION.
26. Western Wood-Pewee,04/24/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,***PLACE LIFE LISTER***
27. Wood Duck,03/27/2004,Elliot and Cooper Roads,PLACE LIFE LISTER IN POND 7.
28. Golden Eagle,09/01/2003,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Steve and Sonny met me there and Steve was looking at the two eagles soaring high above.
29. Brewer's Blackbird,11/03/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Okay! I did it finally. I put the Brewer's in here. There were a zillion very black and regal blackbirds flying over this morning. I take them to be Brewer's. So there! A lifer for this place. And it's high time!
30. Common Goldeneye,11/02/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,A place life lister. I thought he was a redhead but he had a white breast and a white collar and and a short weird bill. Prehistoric-looking. Dove a lot. Female.
31. Rufous Hummingbird,09/07/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I was really surprised to see these. Several females. Green backs but I'm not about to make the jump to Allen's hummer on that technicality. This is another Elliot and Cooper lifer so it's two in one day! HEY. WHY ISN'T THIS A BROAD-TAILED??? Still a lifer.
32. Townsend's Warbler,09/07/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This is an Elliot and Cooper Life Lister! He was on the north side of the place by the canal and flew into a tree. White tail feathers. Also an all-time lifer.
33. Bronzed Cowbird,05/18/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was on the wire on the east side. His funny beak gave him away. Also the red eye or orange.
34. Lazuli Bunting,05/12/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was on a scraggly bush by the left-hand pond. This is a Place life lister!!
35. Western Tanager,05/12/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads
36. Phainopepla,05/05/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This was a life lister for this place. Steve spotted this bird on the east end of the area. It was in a tree and Steve tossed a clod in there and it flew out whirling. A male. Black. White wing patches.
37. Double-Crested Cormorant,03/24/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads
38. Costa's Hummingbird,02/02/2002,Elliot and Cooper Roads,place life lister
39. Redhead,04/08/2001,Elliot and Cooper Roads
40. Curve-billed Thrasher,10/8/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,A first here. Heard only though
41. Tricolored Heron,10/8/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Fantastic view of this critter. Noodles and I got to go inside and have a walk. It was nice and breezy and cool. Long neck. An immature.
42. Osprey,10/1/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads
43. Western Scrub-Jay,10/1/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I THOUGHT IT WAS MORE LIKE A GRAY THROATED JAY, BUT LARRY SAYS IT MUST HAVE BEEN A SCRUB
44. Hooded Oriole,8/12/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Greenish look confirms it for me. Female.
45. Prairie Falcon,5/29/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,He was in that tree that you often see G B Herons and M. Doves in. That dead tree.
46. Solitary Sandpiper,4/2/2000,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I THINK!Afterword:I'll keep this here cause I just saw another one here in April 2001
47. Gila Woodpecker,12/11/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
48. American Bittern,11/7/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I remember this really unusual bird fly over to those reeds where I first saw the least bittern. This guy was weird and different from any other heron-like bird.
49. Swainson's Hawk,11/6/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
50. Stilt Sandpiper,10/16/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
51. Ring-billed Gull,9/5/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
52. Belted Kingfisher,8/29/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
53. Least Bittern,5/16/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I looked across Pond 10 and thought I saw a green heron. I said that he sure seemed a funny color. The other visitor to the site looked and said  "That's a least bittern!"
54. Black-chinned Hummingbird,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
55. Chipping Sparrow,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
56. Dusky Flycatcher,5/9/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
57. Franklin's Gull,5/2/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
58. Ash-throated Flycatcher,5/1/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
59. Green-tailed Towhee,4/25/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
60. Vaux's Swift,4/25/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
61. Snowy Egret,4/24/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
62. Sora,3/15/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
63. Lesser Yellowlegs,2/20/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
64. Common Yellowthroat,1/10/1999,Elliot and Cooper Roads
65. Ruby-crowned Kinglet,12/29/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
66. Cattle Egret,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
67. Common Snipe,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
68. Vesper Sparrow,12/12/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
69. Northern Flicker,12/5/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
70. Canvasback,11/21/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
71. Cactus Wren,11/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
72. Lark Sparrow,11/7/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
73. Common Raven,11/6/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
74. Orange-crowned Warbler,11/6/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
75. Canada Goose,10/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
76. Cooper's Hawk,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
77. Great Egret,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
78. Lesser Goldfinch,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
79. Ring-necked Pheasant,10/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
80. Tree Swallow,10/10/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
81. Brewer's Sparrow,9/7/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
82. Forster's Tern,9/5/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
83. Sharp-shinned Hawk,8/30/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
84. Brown-headed Cowbird,8/29/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
85. Wilson's Warbler,7/4/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
86. Spotted Sandpiper,5/3/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
87. Black-headed Grosbeak,5/2/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
88. Wilson's Phalarope,5/2/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
89. Western Sandpiper,4/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
90. White-winged Dove,4/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
91. Barn Swallow,4/1/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Here's a life lister for Elliot and Cooper Roads. Today the Paula Jones case was thrown out of court. I went to this site after work to try out my brand new super smokin' Swift Audubon 8.5X44 binoculars. Oh what a view!!
92. Violet-green Swallow,4/1/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Here's a life lister for Elliot and Cooper Roads.
93. Pied-billed Grebe,3/19/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
94. Gambel's Quail,3/14/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,They were walking across the road as I looked across the pond. Across and down the road.
95. Cliff Swallow,2/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
96. Ferruginous Hawk,2/15/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Larry showed up there by chance. Larry later asked if I saw the white tail and I said "Heck yes. Don't you remember how I (jokingly) said "Is this some sort of weird bald eagle?"It was the darker phase. We saw 33 species.
97. Black-crowned Night-Heron,2/8/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
98. Say's Phoebe,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
99. Song Sparrow,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,spot on breast
100. Western Meadowlark,1/31/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
101. Abert's Towhee,1/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
102. Marsh Wren,1/25/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads,An old guy pointed him out for me. I wonder if by that note I meant Dr. Pinkava.
103. Northern Rough-winged Swallow,1/19/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
104. House Sparrow,1/18/1998,Elliot and Cooper Roads
105. Vermilion Flycatcher,12/27/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Jeff identified the vermillion flycatcher quickly.
106. Western Kingbird,12/27/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
107. Common Moorhen,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This bird had a red beak.
108. Turkey Vulture,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
109. White-faced Ibis,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
110. Yellow-headed Blackbird,5/25/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
111. Dunlin,2/23/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
112. American Pipit,1/18/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
113. Peregrine Falcon,1/11/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
114. Savannah Sparrow,1/11/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
115. American Avocet,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Winter Plummage.
116. Northern Harrier,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
117. White-crowned Sparrow,1/1/1997,Elliot and Cooper Roads
118. Cinnamon Teal,12/31/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
119. American Kestrel,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
120. Greater Yellowlegs,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
121. Rock Dove,12/30/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,Drinking in the pond.
122. Anna's Hummingbird,12/29/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
123. European Starling,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
124. Great-tailed Grackle,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
125. Greater Roadrunner,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
126. Horned Lark,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
127. House Finch,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
128. Loggerhead Shrike,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
129. Northern Mockingbird,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
130. Ring-necked Duck,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
131. Verdin,12/26/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
132. Black Phoebe,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
133. Bufflehead,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
134. Eared Grebe,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
135. Green Heron,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
136. Killdeer,12/23/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
137. American Coot,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
138. American Wigeon,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
139. Black-bellied Whistling-Duck,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
140. Black-necked Stilt,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
141. Black-throated Sparrow,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,This bird was dead in the road.
142. Blue-winged Teal,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
143. Gadwall,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
144. Great Blue Heron,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
145. Green-winged Teal,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
146. Inca Dove,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
147. Least Sandpiper,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
148. Mallard,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
149. Mourning Dove,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
150. Northern Pintail,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
151. Northern Shoveler,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
152. Red-tailed Hawk,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads,I think this was a dark phase hawk.
153. Red-winged Blackbird,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
154. Ruddy Duck,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
155. Yellow-rumped Warbler,12/1/1996,Elliot and Cooper Roads
156. Long-billed Dowitcher,05/27/1995,Elliot and Cooper Roads