Checklist S60342779

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Owner Alex Wiebe

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Traveling
  • 9
  • 7 mi
Checklist Comments

Sunny, clear skies, very windy (15-25 mph, gusts to 35 mph).

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 4

    Details: Two in a cell, two individual flybys.

  2. Number observed: 35

    Details: Exact count, in southwestern cell with shorebirds.

  3. Number observed: 40
  4. Number observed: 4
  5. Number observed: 3
  6. Number observed: 2
  7. Number observed: 6
  8. Number observed: 1

    Details: Grunting spontaneously in the marsh on the part of the island closest to Coaches Island.

  9. Number observed: 3
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  10. Number observed: 275

    Details: *known at this site. Exact estimate from photos in flight. Not an exact count, because the whole flock would not fit in a single frame together, so a bit of imprecision expected.

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  11. Number observed: 15

    Details: Carefully looked through for golden-plovers.

  12. Number observed: 30

    Details: Conservative estimate. Small, compact plover with stubby orange and black bill, black face and breast band. Flight call a shrill "pi-weep!"

  13. Number observed: 6
  14. Number observed: 32

    Details: Exact count.

  15. Number observed: 4
  16. Number observed: 3

    Details: *rare, lateish. Long-winged peeps, warm orange through head and breast, browner back and wings. Good lighting, and most observers got good looks.

  17. Number observed: 60

    Details: *high count. Expected. Small brown peeps.

  18. Number observed: 2

    Details: *high count, expected. Long-winged peep, cold and light colored - gray above, whitish below.

  19. Number observed: 1

    Details: *late/rare, regular at this site. By itself on a sand flat in the middle of the southwestern-most cell. Upright posture, short stubby bill, tan with orange wash through head and breast. Foraging style similar to killdeer, standing with head held upright and still, making short walking bursts, occasionally stopping down to pick at prey. Too far for useful photos.

  20. Number observed: 45

    Details: *hight count. Exact count. Medium-sized shorebird with disproportionately small head, slightly decurved bill, warm brown overall, especially noticeable in head, dense breast streaking with sharp demarcation at lower breast.

  21. Number observed: 10
  22. Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper

    Number observed: 30

    Details: Expected.

  23. peep sp.

    Number observed: 120

    Details: Expected.

  24. Number observed: 9
  25. Number observed: 1
  26. Number observed: 100
  27. Number observed: 50
  28. Number observed: 400
  29. Number observed: 1050

    Details: *high count. Estimate by 50s. Continuing concentration off the north end of the island.

  30. Number observed: 850

    Details: Rough estimate.

  31. Number observed: 15
  32. Number observed: 2
  33. Number observed: 29

    Details: *high count. Exact count. Flocks of 11, then 13, plus other scattered individuals.

  34. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flew in to perch with night-herons.

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  35. Number observed: 38

    Details: *high count. Careful count, large group flew up multiple times, many individuals perched on old anthropogenic structures.

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  36. Number observed: 5
  37. Number observed: 30
  38. Number observed: 4
  39. Number observed: 1
  40. Number observed: 4

    Details: All around the island.

  41. Number observed: 4

    Details: Three over the mainland.

  42. Number observed: 16

    Details: Estimate. Includes eight individuals seen simultaneously scoping towards the mainland and Coaches Island from the southeastern section.

  43. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flying north along the southeast corner of the island near Coaches Island.

  44. Number observed: 1

    Details: Moved south along past the southwestern cell with all the shorebirds in it along the western edge, did not make a pass at any of the shorebirds.

  45. Number observed: 1
  46. Number observed: 16
  47. crow sp.

    Number observed: 10
  48. Number observed: 12

    Details: One group out over the bay from the north end of the island, another group flew up from the south over the island and out onto the bay.

  49. Number observed: 3
  50. Number observed: 1

    Details: Calling flyover near Coaches Island.

  51. Number observed: 3
  52. Number observed: 140
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