Checklist S50009150

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Owner Jim Wright

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  • 3 km

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1

    Comments: feeding in hay field with other goose species

  2. Number observed: 9

    Comments: Feeding in hay field with other goose species.

  3. Number observed: 80

    Comments: Rough count. Very hard to make an accurate count in uneven ground and long grass. Feeding with other goose species, including about 100 Canada Geese.

  4. Number observed: 160

    Comments: Feeding in hay field with other goose species. Also Shoemaker Bay.

  5. Number observed: 2

    Comments: ID'ed as Trumpeter Swans largely on basis of size. Feeding in mud so diagnostic characteristics on head were obscured. Both Trumpeter Swans and Tundra Swans have been seen in this area recently.

  6. Number observed: 9
  7. Number observed: 600

    Comments: Rough count. Hundreds panicked when Bald Eagle flew over.

  8. Number observed: X

    Comments: About 100 feeding with other dabbling duck species in Shoemaker Bay.

  9. Number observed: 8
  10. Number observed: X

    Comments: One Green winged Teal identified, I presume that the approximately 40 other small dabbling ducks observed with Wigeon and Mallards were also GWTE.

  11. Number observed: 2
  12. Number observed: 1
  13. Number observed: 44
  14. Number observed: 4
  15. Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid) Larus occidentalis x glaucescens

    Number observed: 16

    Comments: By virtue of darker primaries.

  16. Number observed: 1
  17. Number observed: 2
  18. Number observed: 1
  19. Number observed: 2
  20. Number observed: 1

    Comments: I have seen this bird several times, with photos. It is feeding about 300 meters NW of where it was seen when first identified. Actively feeding from alder? along the edge of the aeration pond at the Port Alberni Sewage Lagoons.

  21. Number observed: 2
  22. Number observed: 8
  23. Number observed: 2
  24. Number observed: 1
  25. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Lacking colour. Thanks PH for ID help.

  26. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Juveniles.

  27. Number observed: 8
  28. Number observed: 1