Checklist S61296907

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Owner Robert Hughes

Traveling
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  • 2 mi
Checklist Comments

Mostly cloudy, breezy from the south, mid 30s. I checked the beach, Dunes, peripheral plantings, Magic Hedge, and Butterfly Garden. I also scanned Lake Michigan from the fishing pier and walked along the south side of the harbor to the harbor mouth.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 200
  2. Number observed: 25
  3. Number observed: 2
  4. Number observed: 4
  5. Number observed: 1
  6. Number observed: 300
  7. Number observed: 3
  8. Number observed: 1

    Details: Inside and around the long fishing pier at the east end of the beach. Small alcid with white underparts, gray back lacking white streaking, dark wings and blackish head, prominent white spot on the side of the neck, tiny bill with pale tip. Seen for about 15 minutes, diving, swimming, and flying. All photos by Mike Carroll. Permission to use photos granted by Mike Carroll.

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  9. Number observed: 150
  10. Number observed: 6
  11. Number observed: 1

    Details: Adult at the beach, continuing bird.

  12. Number observed: 1
  13. Number observed: 6

    Details: Five inside the harbor.

  14. Number observed: 1

    Details: Immature flying north over the west end of the beach.

  15. Number observed: 2
  16. Number observed: 20
  17. Number observed: 12
  18. Number observed: 10
  19. Number observed: 8
  20. Number observed: 2
  21. Number observed: 1
  22. Number observed: 1
  23. Number observed: 2
  24. Number observed: 1
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