SEASONAL SIGHTINGS

Stony Ridge Ranch in the Texas Hill Country is blessed with wonderful birding Spring, Summer and Fall. Watch the most colorful bird in North America, the Painted Bunting, Vermillion Flycatcher, and observe Peregrine Falcons, Ladder Backed Wookpeckers, the Red Shouldered Hawk and Blue-Winged Warbler.

  • Peak time to see a variety of birds is early May into June and September and October.
  • Best viewing of hummingbirds is July and August.
  • Butterflies and Spring flowers are in abundance in April and May.

PARTIAL LIST OF BIRDS SIGHTED AT STONY RIDGE RANCH
Northern Mockingbird
Lesser Goldfinch
Turkey Vulture
Cactus Wren
Western Scrub Jay
Rufus-crowned Sparrow
Eastern Phoebe
Ladder Backed Woodpecker
American Crow
Barn Swallow
Common Ground-Dove
Bewick's Wren
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Loggerhead Shrike
Great Blue Heron
Blue-winged Warbler
Green Jay
White-winged Dove
Chipping Sparrow
Black Vulture
Northern Cardinal
Northern Flicker
American Goldfinch
Great Horned Owl
Greater Roadrunner
American Kestrel
Black-crested Titmouse
Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
Yellow Headed Blackbird
Orange Crowned Warbler
Brown-headed Cowbird
White Eyed Vireo
Great Egret
Harris Hawk
Mississippi Kite
House Finch
Rufus-crowned Sparrow
Cooper's Hawk
Mourning Dove
Ruby Crowned Kinglet
Vermillion Flycatcher
Turkey Northern
Rough-Winged Swallow
Red Shouldered hawk
Broad Winged Hawk
Crested Caracara
Bank Swallow
Red-tailed Hawk
Painted Bunting
Peregrine Falcon
Scarlet Tanager
Sharp-shinned Hawk

 

 

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