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Checklist S11216086

 
Location
Market Lake WMA--Market Lake, Jefferson County, Idaho, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:55 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 24 minute(s)
Distance:
4.31 mile(s)
Observers:
Robin Wolcott
Comments:
MSunny, calm and 66 when we began. Lots of walkers and bikers. We also walked about 150 yards within the shelter belt for 22 minutes.
Species
44 species (+1 other taxa) total
138
Canada Goose

90 in one flight that came in. The rest were in groups of 5-20.

1
Trumpeter Swan

Green collar - no scope for number

X
Mallard
9
Western Grebe
6
Mourning Dove
150
American Coot (Red-shielded)

Many juveniles

1
Killdeer
20
Long-billed Dowitcher

On the wing. Not positive but I thought they said keek.

40
shorebird sp.

2 groups of about 20 each. Smaller but no idea. Not avocets or stilts

2
Franklin's Gull
12
Ring-billed Gull
1
Caspian Tern
4
Black Tern
3
Forster's Tern
5
Double-crested Cormorant
6
American White Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
12
Snowy Egret

Likely conservative

3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
250
White-faced Ibis
2
Northern Harrier
2
Swainson's Hawk

OTW

3
Great Horned Owl

One adult and two juveniles of apparently different ages. Photos. In the shelter belt

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Western Wood-Pewee
7
Western Kingbird

Along the road

4
Eastern Kingbird

Shelter belt

24
Black-billed Magpie
14
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
17
Barn Swallow
2
House Wren

Shelter Belt

10
Marsh Wren
4
American Robin

Shelter Belt

2
American Goldfinch

Heard only

3
Savannah Sparrow
8
Song Sparrow
2
Western Meadowlark
3
Bullock's Oriole
8
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
5
Brewer's Blackbird
1
Great-tailed Grackle

Female on the wing. VERY long keel shaped tail. Too long to be a Common Grackle although we didn't record any COGR. A lot of black birds get confusing to me with all the young this time of year.

1
Common Yellowthroat
3
Yellow Warbler

shelter Belt

 

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

Yes