Checklist S65940704

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Owner Mike Fahay

Traveling
  • 2
  • 1.2 mi
Checklist Comments

w/ Cindy and Roxie. Hiked down to Woodward Pt, scanned all vis water betw. here and Upper Coombs, Hamish and Andland, and Bombazine islands; also the Middle Ground over to Foster Pt. Blazing sun provided intense glare looking SE. 39F to 43F. Lite NW breeze: Little to no chop. gorgeous day.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1

    Details: studied at length between dives (w/ 2 buffleheads.) Just to the left of sun glare, 250 yards or more distant. Head shape consistent with Lesser Scaup, with low "point' at rear of crown. Bill size looked good, could not make out a black nail. Bare tiny whitish mark at anterior of face/base of bill. Over-all size a bit bigger than the buffleheads. The 3 formed a group.

  2. Number observed: 5

    Details: loose group swimming toward The Gurnet.

  3. Number observed: 3

    Details: tight group near Bombazine I.

  4. Number observed: 12
  5. Number observed: 6
  6. Number observed: 4

    Details: no Barrow's here today

  7. Number observed: 1

    Details: jumped twice in nice pine forest, second time within 10' of C and Roxie. my FOY. This place might be good for obs dance.

  8. Number observed: 15
  9. Number observed: 5
  10. Number observed: 2
  11. Number observed: 2
  12. Number observed: 2

    Details: obs together up cove past Thomas Pt. at 11:27. Gorgeous female w/ male - flew following ea other to small island.

    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  13. Number observed: 2

    Details: obs for 10 min. Male calling incessantly while female observed from middle distance; male approached female to within 6" on bare branch, high in maple tree. some interaction - head wagging side-to-side. Male flew North; female followed later. 1 poor photo of female , head only showing.

    Breeding Code: C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
  14. Number observed: 1
  15. Number observed: 4
  16. Number observed: X

    Details: few

  17. Number observed: 1

    Details: Only one, but good to see - in the really nice pine forest leading to the middle point. w/ a few chickadees and a wb nut.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  18. Number observed: 2
  19. Number observed: X

    Details: don't know how many - singing bout long

    Breeding Code: S Singing Bird (Possible)
  20. Number observed: 8
  21. Number observed: X

    Details: heard only - don't know number

  22. Number observed: 2

    Details: murmuring song high in trees on private property.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Bird (Possible)
  23. Number observed: X

    Details: few birds

    Breeding Code: S Singing Bird (Possible)
  24. Number observed: 1

    Details: near red barns

  25. Number observed: 3