Checklist S62464842

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Owner Robert Hughes

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Checklist Comments

Mostly cloudy, light southeast winds, mid-30s. I checked the beach, Dunes, Magic Hedge, peripheral plantings, and Butterfly Garden, and scanned Lake Michigan. The harbor was mostly frozen, and ice is starting to form on Lake Michigan. Low numbers of birds, as is to be expected for late December.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 125
  2. Number observed: 40

    Details: All at or around the small area of water kept open by the bubbler on the north side of the harbor.

  3. Number observed: 110

    Details: Two flocks of 50-60 flying south over Lake Michigan.

  4. Number observed: 10
  5. Number observed: 2
  6. Number observed: 12
  7. Number observed: 100
  8. Number observed: 3
  9. Number observed: 1
  10. Number observed: 5
  11. Number observed: 8
  12. Number observed: 30
  13. Number observed: 20

    Details: Large group (~15) drinking water in the handicapped parking lot near the beach. Also, a few feeding in the Amur Cork Tree near the Magic Hedge.

  14. Number observed: 30
  15. Number observed: 1
  16. Number observed: 1

    Details: In the Butterfly Garden near the Magic Hedge. Hanging with House Sparrows.

  17. sparrow sp.

    Number observed: 3

    Details: Flew out from the Dunes. Probably Am. Tree Sparrows.

  18. Number observed: 8