Checklist S27761020

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Owner Jay McGowan

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Traveling
  • 2
  • 5 mi
Comments

Starting at the provincial border going and coming back. Taxi down to parking area, then walk along trail overlooking lake to fishing access, along shoreline slightly farther, then back up road to visitor center area and a look in the stream. Sunny at first, then clouding over and misting rain. Cold.

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 4
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  2. Number observed: 40

    Comments: Mostly all in one flock sleeping on north shore of lake

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  3. Number observed: 10

    Comments: Surprisingly few along lake shore

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  4. Number observed: 35

    Comments: One sleeping with coots at NW corner of lake, the rest in a loose flock out in middle of lake.

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  5. Number observed: 55

    Comments: Several along north shore, more out towards east end.

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  6. Number observed: 7

    Comments: Several small groups seen flying by, never seen on the ground.

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  7. Number observed: 40

    Comments: *Somewhat bizarre. Flock flying very close to ground along the road out.

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  8. Number observed: 1
  9. hummingbird sp.

    Number observed: 1
  10. Number observed: 400

    Comments: High. Large loose group in NW corner, many more out towards east end in distance.

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  11. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Out on grassy plain across ridge to north from lake. First detected by call as a pair mobbed a caracara, then all four seen standing on the plain.

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  12. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Heard only near lake

  13. Number observed: 15

    Comments: Flying around near visitor center, then several sleeping on grass on the way out.

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  14. Number observed: 5

    Comments: **Very cool. Two close to road on grassy plateau above lake on the way up, then one alone and two pairs in the same area on the way back. None seen near lake.

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  15. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Possibly many more, seen soaring in every direction but only a couple seen at a time. Apparently feeding on a dead cow at one point, cow seen from the pinnacle of the trail over the lake but only a caracara on it at the time. Good looks at condors overhead several times over the course of the day.

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  16. Number observed: 60

    Comments: Only a handful around lake and ridge, but many in the grassy plateau with the ibis along the entrance road. Some close to road, most scattered farther out. One on cow carcass that later had condors.

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  17. Number observed: 6

    Comments: Singing and one foraging on lawn at visitor center

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  18. Number observed: 18

    Comments: Abundant

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  19. Number observed: 1
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  20. Number observed: 1

    Comments: In vegetation near stream at visitor center

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  21. Number observed: 1

    Comments: In vegetation along slope over stream

  22. Number observed: 30

    Comments: Singing everywhere, good looks at several.

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  23. Number observed: 1
  24. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Calling and flushed out on grassy plain with lapwings.

  25. Number observed: 1
  26. Number observed: 20

    Comments: Abundant.

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  27. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Along road

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