Checklist S29124142

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  • 20.1 mi
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Lee Schuster, Dave Youker; partly to mostly cloudy; 48-60 degrees; southeast wind 10-15 mph at the start then southwest at 10-15 mph by 10:30 a.m. (EST); falling tide; full moon; dredge pumping into southeast corner of the South Cell; Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphin; eastern cottontail; black swallowtail and cabbage white butterflies

Observations

  1. Number observed: 13

    Details: one incubating Norfolk North NW o36076H35W

    Breeding Code: NE Nest with Eggs (Confirmed)
  2. Number observed: 9
  3. Number observed: 61

    Details: continuing; counted by seasoned observers

  4. Number observed: 53
  5. Number observed: 90
  6. Number observed: 1
  7. Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)

    Number observed: 1
  8. Number observed: 7
  9. Number observed: 2
  10. Number observed: 621
  11. Number observed: 1
  12. Number observed: 3
  13. Number observed: 32
  14. Number observed: 5
  15. Number observed: 1
  16. Number observed: 12

    Details: counted by experienced observers

  17. Number observed: 34

    Details: continuing; counted by experienced observers

  18. Number observed: 1

    Details: observed at less than 20 m standing and in flight;; was by itself on dry, sandy substrate; pale brown above with white speckling; very pale brown "vest" across upper breast; dull white lower breast, belly to vent; relatively small thick-tipped black bill; steeply angled forehead; dark eye; pale white from the base of the bill to the eye; pale white supercilium; dark brown post-ocular cheek patch; dark brown cap; black legs; in flight rump was pale brown; upper wing coverts also pale brown with pale white at the base of the primaries and secondaries; gave somewhat twittering two-note flight call

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  19. Number observed: 37

    Details: one incubating South Division Rd. in Norfolk North SW o36076H35W

    Breeding Code: NE Nest with Eggs (Confirmed)
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  20. Number observed: 41
  21. Number observed: 1090
  22. Number observed: 112
  23. Number observed: 7
  24. peep sp.

    Number observed: 14
  25. Number observed: 1
  26. Number observed: 1
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  27. Number observed: 54
  28. Number observed: 226

    Details: likely under-counted; carefully separated by experienced observers from nearby Greater Yellowlegs

  29. Number observed: 14
  30. Number observed: 85
  31. Number observed: 392
  32. Number observed: 5
  33. Number observed: 12
  34. gull sp.

    Number observed: 35

    Details: estimated; too distant to confirm species

  35. Number observed: 5
  36. Number observed: 1

    Details: medium-sized tern seen in flight at 50 m; completely white, with some pale gray/black in primary tips and black cap; short thick black bill; species breeds nearby

  37. Number observed: 1
  38. Number observed: 134
  39. Number observed: 1

    Details: small headed; thin-billed loon; thin white neck and face; pale gray upper body; photographed foraging circa 20 m offshore

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  40. Number observed: 2
  41. Number observed: 184
  42. Number observed: 1
  43. Number observed: 5
  44. Number observed: 23
  45. Number observed: 15
  46. Number observed: 2
  47. Number observed: 2
  48. Number observed: 15

    Details: at least 6 active nest sites; 2 in Newport News South SE o36076H4SE; 3 in Norfolk North SW o36076H35W; one in Newport News South CE o36076H4CE

    Breeding Code: NE Nest with Eggs (Confirmed)
  49. Number observed: 3
  50. Number observed: 3
  51. Number observed: 3
  52. Number observed: 2
  53. Number observed: 2
  54. Number observed: 2
  55. Number observed: 1
  56. Number observed: 7
  57. Number observed: 6
  58. Number observed: 13
  59. Number observed: 8
  60. Number observed: 3
  61. Number observed: 3
  62. Number observed: 4
  63. Number observed: 1
  64. Number observed: 4
  65. Number observed: 4
  66. swallow sp.

    Number observed: 2
  67. Number observed: 6
  68. Number observed: 1
  69. Number observed: 5
  70. Number observed: 31

    Details: carrying nesting material in Newport News South SE o36076H4SE

    Breeding Code: CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
  71. Number observed: 1
  72. Number observed: 4
  73. Number observed: 2
  74. Number observed: 5
  75. Number observed: 38
  76. Number observed: 6

    Details: pair in suitable habitat in Newport News South SE o36076H4SE

    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
  77. Number observed: 16
  78. Number observed: 2
  79. Number observed: 6
  80. Number observed: 28
  81. Number observed: 13
  82. Number observed: 4
  83. Number observed: 7
  84. Number observed: 12
  85. Number observed: 2
  86. Number observed: 142
  87. Number observed: 5
  88. Number observed: 18

    Details: pair nest building in Newport News South SE o36076H4SE

    Breeding Code: NB Nest Building (Confirmed)
  89. Number observed: 10

    Details: carrying nesting material in Newport News South SE o36076H4SE

    Breeding Code: CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
  90. Number observed: 13
  91. Number observed: 1
  92. Number observed: 1
  93. Number observed: 1
  94. Number observed: 15
  95. warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

    Number observed: 2
  96. Number observed: 14

    Details: pair nest building in Norfolk North SW o36076H3SW

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