Checklist S57825222

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Owner Matt Dufort

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  • 2
  • 10 km

Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.9.11

Observations

  1. Number observed: 28

    Details: South beach, plus a few by Shilshole

  2. teal sp.

    Number observed: 2

    Details: Distant, flying with two Surf Scoters far to the south. Probably shovelers.

  3. Number observed: 17
  4. Number observed: 9

    Details: Northbound at 11:23. Scoters with big white patches in secondaries.

  5. Number observed: 4

    Details: Northbound together close to west point early, all females or immatures.

  6. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flying around sewage plant area

  7. Number observed: 6
  8. Number observed: 1
  9. Number observed: 1

    Details: Northbound close to the point at 07:35. Medium-small shorebird, brown back with single black band across the breast. Silent.

  10. Number observed: 4

    Details: South beach early

  11. Number observed: 1

    Details: Southbound high over the Sound at 06:35. Large shorebird, brown all over. Bill fairly long and decurved, but not as long as Long-billed Curlew. Lacked the buffy tones and orange underwings of LBCU. Solid brown lower back indicates Hudsonian.

  12. Number observed: 1

    Details: With Killdeer on south beach early. Either adult in pre-basic molt or possibly first summer; mix of basic and alternate plumage.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 1
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  13. Number observed: 2

    Details: Subadult, chasing Caspian Terns far to the south. Then a light adult on the water to the north and flying south past the point. Both medium-bodied jaegers with short spiky central tail feathers.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 1 1
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  14. Number observed: 1

    Details: Adult southbound, quite uncommon in south Sound in mid-summer

  15. Number observed: 10
  16. Number observed: 7
  17. Number observed: 1

    Details: !!!! Flew in from the north with 3 Rhinos, immediately stood out due to smaller size, all-dark belly, bright red-orange bill, and white eye. Landed on the water with pack of 20+ Rhinos near the green buoy. On water, much smaller than Rhinos, about Cassin’s Auklet size, with rounded head and very short deep bright red bill. White eye, fluffy crest curling forward over beak. No white face plumes visible. In flight, body rounded like Cassin’s, wings longer and less stubby, no pale in underwings, head held above horizontal. Digiscoped photos.

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  18. Number observed: 160

    Details: Didn’t keep close count. Not so many moving, lots on the water.

  19. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flew south past West Point at 07:00, Spencer spotted it. Flew south to about 4 mile rock, landed on the water with rhinos and gulls before continuing south towards Elliott Bay. Blackish alcid with white face and yellow feather tufts, very large bill. When on the water, blocky head with very large bill and white face.

  20. Number observed: 1

    Details: Adult northbound early

  21. Number observed: 25

    Details: Mix of ages, 2y, 3y, adults

  22. Number observed: 145

    Details: One flock of 140 on a bait ball looked like almost all pure Glaucous-winged, mostly adults.

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  23. Western x Glaucous-winged Gull (hybrid)

    Number observed: 20

    Details: One eating a flounder on north beach

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  24. Western/Glaucous-winged Gull

    Number observed: 75
  25. Number observed: 100
  26. Number observed: 1

    Details: Southbound, breeding plumage adult at 07:25. Loon with solid back, uniform medium gray head, slender head and neck, head held below horizontal.

  27. Number observed: 1
  28. Number observed: 2
  29. Number observed: 2
  30. cormorant sp.

    Number observed: 1
  31. Number observed: 9
  32. Number observed: 4
  33. Number observed: 1
  34. Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk

    Number observed: 1
  35. Number observed: 5
  36. Number observed: 2

    Details: One crossing the Sound, westbound

  37. Number observed: 2

    Details: Calling from trees near West Point, heard from lighthouse

  38. Number observed: 1
  39. Number observed: 1
  40. Number observed: 12
  41. Number observed: 4
  42. Number observed: 5
  43. Number observed: 10
  44. Number observed: 5
  45. Number observed: 3
  46. Number observed: 2
  47. Number observed: 25
  48. Number observed: 30

    Details: Flocks at sludge meadow and meadow east of north entrance. Some juvs being fed in the air by adults.

  49. Number observed: 3
  50. Number observed: 25

    Details: Flock of about 20 flew from south beach blackberries out past the lighthouse, reconsidered and came back after barely making it over the water

  51. Number observed: 3
  52. Number observed: 3
  53. Number observed: 1
  54. Number observed: 2

    Details: Continuing, heard calls from two birds near sycamore nest tree

  55. Number observed: 8
  56. Number observed: 4
  57. Number observed: 20
  58. Number observed: 20
  59. Number observed: 4
  60. Number observed: 7

    Details: Juvie being fed by adults at utah wetland

    Breeding Code: FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
  61. Number observed: 4
  62. Number observed: 8
  63. Number observed: 10
  64. Number observed: 3
  65. Number observed: 2
  66. Number observed: 7
  67. Number observed: 12
  68. Number observed: 8
  69. Number observed: 6
  70. Number observed: 5

    Details: One flew over West Point with 2 YRWA, turned back

  71. Number observed: 1
  72. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flew out over West Point but turned back

  73. Number observed: 1

    Details: Flew out over West Point but turned back; Spencer heard call

  74. Number observed: 7

    Details: Quite vocal today

  75. Number observed: 1

    Details: Singing near ELC

  76. Number observed: 2
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