Checklist S62244416

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Owner Robert Hughes

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Checklist Comments

Overcast, windy (south @ ~ 15 mph), mid 30s. I checked the beach, Dunes, Magic Hedge, peripheral plantings, and Butterfly Garden, scanned Lake Michigan, and checked the south side of the harbor and harbor mouth. Strong southbound movement of Common Goldeneyes, Common Mergansers, and scaup.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 150
  2. Number observed: 2

    Details: Flying south over Lake Michigan with a group of Mallards.

  3. Number observed: 40
  4. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flying north over Lake Michigan with a scaup flock.

  5. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flying south over Lake Michigan with a scaup flock.

  6. Number observed: 60
  7. Greater/Lesser Scaup

    Number observed: 400

    Details: Most flocks flying south but a few flying north. 90% appeared to be Greaters based on extensive white in the wings. A few flocks appeared to be Lessers based on smaller size and reduced white in the wings.

  8. Number observed: 1

    Details: Female type bird in Lake Michigan off the fishing pier. Small dark duck with stubby bill and round white spot on the side of the head.

  9. Number observed: 2

    Details: Adult males flying south over Lake Michigan.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 2
    Female
    Sex Unknown
  10. Number observed: 200

    Details: Many groups flying south over Lake Michigan. Another group off the end of the fishing pier.

  11. Number observed: 120

    Details: Strong movement south over Lake Michigan, plus a few in the harbor.

  12. Number observed: 60
  13. Number observed: 150
  14. Number observed: 40

    Details: Some southbound movement.

  15. Number observed: 1
    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female
    Sex Unknown
  16. Number observed: 7
  17. Number observed: 6

    Details: The local mob.

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

    Details: All in the Magic Hedge.

  20. Number observed: 2
  21. Number observed: 2
  22. Number observed: 6
  23. Number observed: 1

    Details: In the Magic Hedge.

  24. Number observed: 4