Checklist S30202200

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Owner stephen johnson

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  • 0.3 mi
Comments

observed for ~1 hour from Marriott Parking lot then ~1 hour from N end of pond

Observations

  1. Number observed: 15
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  2. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  3. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  4. Number observed: 1

    Comments: flew and perched again

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  5. Number observed: 2

    Comments: pair flew from trees by Marriott into trees at NW end

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  6. Number observed: 2

    Comments: flagged as rare, don't know why. have photos. one bird present when we arrived 5 PM, both during our last 30 minutes 6:30-7PM. flew right by us several times, and we both clearly saw both birds at the same time. one caught a fish and circled with it for a few minutes; did not see where it perched, or if there is a nest. need to study photos to see if this was a M-F pair.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  7. Number observed: 1

    Comments: got all the grackles into the air, chased 1-2 unsuccessfully, flew off SE

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  8. Number observed: 1

    Comments: dirty-looking adult; white head and tail, but both had areas with grayish tinges. maybe a 2nd or 3rd year? we don't know different BAEA plumages. flew out of trees at N end of pond

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  9. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  10. Number observed: 2

    Comments: uh-uh

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  11. Number observed: 5

    Comments: perched on spillway at N end, and flying. have photos.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  12. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  13. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  14. Number observed: 5

    Comments: male and female each carrying worms, perched in tree by Marriott parking lot. looked for, but did not locate, nest. 38.9589, -77.4468

    Breeding Code: CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
  15. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  16. Number observed: 3

    Comments: adult pair feeding begging youngster, who had rumpled and duller plumage than adults. 38.9594, -77.4472

    Breeding Code: FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
  17. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  18. Number observed: 50

    Comments: conservative estimate. several dozen young and some adults. all of the young appeared capable of sustained flight.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  19. Number observed: 1

    Comments: yes that total is correct. we saw zero confirmed flocks today, it was all Starlings - except for this one CEWA that flew into the middle of a willow right in front of us. One. Single.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  20. Number observed: 2

    Comments: one at each end of the pond

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  21. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  22. Number observed: 4
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
  23. Number observed: 20

    Comments: repeatedly collected what looked like white flowers in marsh N of spillway, perched above, then carried to begging immature and fed it the flowers, in tree SW of the spillway. 38.9631, -77.4468

    Breeding Code: FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
  24. Number observed: 1

    Comments: brief look; immature or female; yellow and olive, minimal wing pattern. eliminated orioles because no wing bars and wrong bill shape. at N end; made 3 return trips to a tree there just NE of the spillway. Did not see nesting material or food. Good bird to FOLLOW UP.

    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 1
  25. Number observed: 2
    Breeding Code: H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)