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Checklist S40310706

 
Location
Yellow Creek SP (IBA), Indiana County, Pennsylvania, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
23
Duration:
4 hour(s), 34 minute(s)
Distance:
2.41 mile(s)
Observers:
Deborah Kalbfleisch List , Donna Meyer List , John Vassallo List , Margaret Higbee , Oliver Lindhiem List , Roger Higbee List , Todd Hooe List , Tom Glover List
Comments:
MH, RH, Tom Barnett, Kathy & Dave Brooke, Tommy Byrnes, Lee Carnahan, Gail Carnes, Mary Carnes, Richard Chirichiello, Tom Glover, Todd Hooe, Debbie Kalbfleisch, Oliver Lindhiem, Glenn Matteson, Mabel Matteson, Kim Metheny, Donna Meyer, Andrew Pumford, James Pumford, Joseph Pumford, Ken Truitt, John

Additional species that I missed: Brown Creeper (DK, DM), Belted Kingfisher (DM, KT); Ring-necked Pheasant (RH, OL, KT). Others may have also gotten those species, but I was unaware of them until we compiled the list at lunch.
Species
49 species (+1 other taxa) total
100
Canada Goose
2
Wood Duck
9
Gadwall
22
Mallard
1
Mallard (Domestic type)
2
American Black Duck
12
Northern Pintail
7
Green-winged Teal (American)
2
Ring-necked Duck
12
Lesser Scaup
2
Surf Scoter

At first we thought we were seeing the WWSCs again, but when they flew right past us, they had no white in the wings. We then found them in the scopes again at the opposite end of the lake. Everyone present got to see them.

2
White-winged Scoter

dark ducks with scoter-like bills; two white areas on face; white wing patch visible, both in flight and on the water

27
Bufflehead
286
Ruddy Duck
2
Common Loon
16
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
4
Red-tailed Hawk
192
American Coot
2
Killdeer
9
Dunlin

Continuing birds in Little Yellow Cove; grayish shorebirds with long, black, droopy bills.

© Oliver Lindhiem

Average Quality
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Pileated Woodpecker
1
Eastern Phoebe
6
Blue Jay
89
American Crow
7
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
4
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)
1
Winter Wren
4
Golden-crowned Kinglet
6
Eastern Bluebird
13
American Robin
1
European Starling
1
Cedar Waxwing
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
3
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
3
White-throated Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
39
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Rusty Blackbird

© Oliver Lindhiem

Average Quality
40
Common Grackle
27
American Goldfinch
Additional species seen by Deborah Kalbfleisch:
1
Brown Creeper
Additional species seen by Tom Glover:
1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Brown Creeper
Additional species seen by Oliver Lindhiem:
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
Additional species seen by John Vassallo:
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes