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Checklist S10014924

 
Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
24.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jason St. Sauver
Species
39 species total
400
Canada Goose
4000
Tundra Swan

This could be a low estimate. Unit 2 is FILLED with migrating TUSW right now, and small flocks in unit 9/10 as well.

800
Northern Shoveler
250
Gadwall
1
Eurasian Wigeon

male, was with small flock of other american wigeon in a canal, unmistakeable wigeon by bill and head shape and baldpate but head was auburn red in the light.

300
American Wigeon
500
Mallard
7500
Northern Pintail
50
Green-winged Teal
2
Bufflehead
65
Common Goldeneye
7
Common Merganser
21
Ring-necked Pheasant
6
Pied-billed Grebe
37
American Coot (Red-shielded)
17
American Avocet
800
Ring-billed Gull
200
California Gull
2
Double-crested Cormorant

pair of early returners - been seen since early this past week on the canals in small numbers.

21
American White Pelican

unmistakeable - 6 flew in looking for open water amongst the swans, 15 were in flyover flock circling. Seems early but been very mild and lots of open water.

3
Great Blue Heron
6
Northern Harrier
45
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
Rough-legged Hawk
1
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
1
Prairie Falcon
2
Loggerhead Shrike
2
Black-billed Magpie
18
Common Raven
11
Horned Lark
10
Marsh Wren
17
European Starling
3
White-crowned Sparrow
11
Song Sparrow
16
Western Meadowlark
350
Red-winged Blackbird
18
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes