Checklist S54058422

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Owner Gordon Smith

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Checklist Comments

Outgoing tide. Mostly ice-free except along shorelines.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 4
  2. Number observed: 15
  3. Number observed: 1120

    Details: Estimated count (by 5's). Large numbers sleeping on ice along the eastern shoreline, while others were resting in various locations in the bay.

  4. Number observed: 1

    Details: Same adult male observed less than an hour, or so, previously from the Rossmore Road vantage point. Now, as observed from Wharton Point, the duck was located sleeping in the bay toward the eastern shoreline. After some time, it awoke and eventually took flight out into Maquoit Bay. Noted medium-sized duck with rounded rusty head and rusty neck, blue-gray bill with dark tip, dark breast, and grayish back and sides. No photo opportunity.

  5. Number observed: 5
  6. Number observed: 3
  7. Number observed: 9
  8. Number observed: 22
  9. Number observed: 390

    Details: Estimated count (by 5's). Many resting in flock along shoreline, while many more were foraging on the mudflat on the outgoing tide.

  10. Number observed: 80
  11. Number observed: 10
  12. Number observed: 2
  13. Number observed: 58