Checklist S46407068

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Owner Shane Sater

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Sunny with clouds ca 60% dropping to 30%. Gusty SW breeze varying from moderate to strong. Elaeagnus angustifolia flowering; cottonwood fluff flying on the wind.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 2
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
  2. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  3. Number observed: 8

    Details: 6 flew over as a group; later 8 did.

  4. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  5. Number observed: 8

    Details: 3 singing.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  6. Number observed: 2

    Details: Both roosting in Populus.

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  7. Number observed: 3
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  8. Number observed: 1

    Details: Heard "kekeke" vocalizations.

  9. diurnal raptor sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Details: Soaring way off in the distance, W, gone too quick for a photo.

  10. Number observed: 4

    Details: 4 singing.

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  11. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  12. Empidonax sp.

    Number observed: 1
  13. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  14. Number observed: 5

    Details: 4 singing; recordings of several which I still want to analyze. 3 sounded like Eastern; 1 resembled possible Western. Suspected Eastern song sounded different from what I'm used to - really flowing, not choppy. Found and photographed suspected WAVI nest, unoccupied, in a Populus alba near one of the singing, suspected Eastern WAVI, in the park proper.

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  15. Number observed: 1
  16. Number observed: 3

    Details: Observed male fly in at 1335 and perch at the entrance to a cavity in a small block building. Female poked her head out and flew off, then the male entered. The female had been in the cavity for ca 5 minutes previously. They exchanged again at 1340, with liquid calls from the male.

    Breeding Code: ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
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  17. Number observed: 6

    Details: 6 singing.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  18. Number observed: 15

    Details: 4 singing.

    Breeding Code: CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
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  19. Number observed: 3

    Details: 2 singing.

  20. Number observed: 22

    Details: 3 singing. 2 juveniles seen. Adults seen calling agitatedly near the river.

    Breeding Code: CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 2
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  21. Number observed: 2
  22. Number observed: 4
  23. Number observed: 3

    Details: Minimum count; surprised to detect here. 2 singing.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
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  24. Number observed: 2
  25. Number observed: 2

    Details: 2 singing.

    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
  26. Number observed: 1

    Details: Observed for ca 1 minute in a Populus on the E part of the park with an understory of mowed grass. Sang partial song once. Clear whistled notes (ca 3), otherwise silent. Initially seen carrying small, leaf green caterpillar or similar insect in its bill, which it apparently swallowed or dropped as it did not have it shortly later and had not visited a nest.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female
    Sex Unknown
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  27. Number observed: 1

    Details: In flight.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female
    Sex Unknown
  28. Number observed: 1
  29. Number observed: 12

    Details: Observed 1 carrying food near the E end of the trail along the river, then another carrying food in the park proper. That individual visited a nest located about 10 m high in the hollow stub of a Populus deltoides branch. Observed the parent feed at least 2 nestlings.

    Breeding Code: NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 2
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  30. Number observed: 15

    Details: 13 singing.

    Breeding Code: M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (Probable)
  31. Number observed: 2

    Details: Male seen singing.

    Breeding Code: P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
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  32. Number observed: 1
    Breeding Code: S Singing Male (Possible)
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female
    Sex Unknown
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