Checklist S57005318

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Owner Gordon Smith

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Traveling
  • 4
  • 2.25 mi
Comments

Merrymeeting Audubon Field Trip - Maine Bird Atlas Breeding Bird Survey. Walked perimeter loop trail around the lake.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 7

    Comments: Two adults swimming with 5 young trailing behind.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  2. Number observed: 33

    Comments: Five adults, including 3 adult females together with 28 young, only a few days old, trailing behind.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  3. Number observed: 7

    Comments: Two adult females, one of which had 5 young a few days old.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  4. Number observed: 1

    Comments: No young with adult female.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
  5. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Drumming near parking area.

    Breeding Code: C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
  6. Number observed: 6
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  7. Number observed: 12
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  8. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Vocal individual flying overhead, but not visible in low-hanging clouds.

    Breeding Code: F Flyover (Observed)
  9. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Adult and immature resting together along island shoreline.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 1 1
  10. Number observed: 1
  11. Number observed: 1
  12. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  13. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  14. Number observed: 1
  15. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  16. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  17. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  18. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  19. Number observed: 6
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  20. Number observed: 3
  21. Number observed: 9
  22. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  23. Number observed: 10
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  24. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  25. Number observed: 16

    Comments: A number of occupied nest boxes.

    Breeding Code: ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
  26. Number observed: 6
  27. Number observed: 1
  28. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  29. Number observed: 8
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  30. Number observed: 3
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  31. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  32. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
  33. Number observed: 2
  34. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  35. Number observed: 3
  36. Number observed: 6
    Breeding Code: S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
  37. Number observed: 5
    Breeding Code: S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
  38. Number observed: 15
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  39. Number observed: 5
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  40. Number observed: 8
    Breeding Code: M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (Probable)
  41. Number observed: 3
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  42. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  43. Number observed: 14

    Comments: Adult male displaying broken wing distraction on trail ahead.

    Breeding Code: DD Distraction Display (Confirmed)
  44. Number observed: 11

    Comments: All females/immature males. No adult males observed.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  45. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  46. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  47. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
  48. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S7 Singing Male Present 7+ days (Probable)
  49. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Male (singing) and female together in suitable habitat.

  50. Number observed: 2
  51. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)