Located at:  17724 Interstate 30 Suite 5A
                   Benton, Arkansas 72019

Phone: (501) 315-9009

Email: bruceshackleford@sbcglobal.net
Bird Observations
Below are few of the species observed at the WWP site.  
The wet prairie offers an ideal habitat for many species to
rear young.
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BLUE-WINGED TEAL
Bruce Shackleford photographed two females with eighteen young at Woolsey Wet Prairie,
Fayetteville on June 24, 2008. According to the Arkansas Audubon Society Arkansas Bird Records
Committee - this is the eighth breeding record for Arkansas, and the first with more than one set of
young.
Nelson's
sharp-tailed sparrow
photographed by
Joe Neal on October
10, 2008 at Woolsey
Wet Prairie.
Sora
by Joe Neal, April 14, 2009
foreground - Lesser
Yellowlegs

background -
Greater Yellow legs

Joe Neal - Woolsey
Wet Prairie April 8,
2009
American Golden Plover
Joe Neal April 8, 2009
Woolsey Wet Prairie
American Bittern
David Oakley of Springdale
Woolsey Wet Prairie
Savannah Sparrow
Photo Credit -
Bruce Shackleford
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Pectoral Sandpipers
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Coots
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Blue Winged Teal
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
American Golden Plover
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Yellow Warbler
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Killdeer
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford



Killdeer have raised their
young at the WWP.
Canada Geese
Photo Credit - Bruce Shackleford
Last spring three pair of
Canada Geese also raised
their young at the WWP
Yellow-Headed Blackbird
Photo Credit - Joe Neal 4/27/09
Upland Sandpipers
Photo Credit - Joe Neal 4/13/09
Solitary
Sandpiper
Photo Credit -
Joe Neal 4/3/09
Pectoral Sandpipers
Photo Credit -
Joe Neal 4/8/09
Greater Yellowlegs
Photo Credit - Joe Neal 4/8/09
Photo Credit - Thom Dodd, OMI
This northern shrike was
discovered at Woolsey Wet
Prairie on March 11, 2011 by
Mike Mlodinow.  Photographs
were taken by Joe Neal of
Fayetteville.  This is the second
record for this bird being
observed in the State of
Arkansas.