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Checklist S12343894

 
Location
Fountain Creek Regional Park, El Paso County, Colorado, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
6 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Joel Such List , Marcel Such List , Ted Floyd
Comments:
With Michael Kiessig, Joel Such, and Marcel Such. Partly cloudy and hazy; winds calm; temperature from upper 20s to lower 50s. (Mileage a bit low; calculated from straight-line trajectories on Google Maps.)
Species
50 species (+12 other taxa) total
344
33
28
9
49
42
1
36

An exact count. 24 in a single flock, and 12 well-accounted for elsewhere.

2
Common/Red-breasted Merganser
21
28
2
6
28
10
2
4
1
6
1
1
5
1
1
3
3
6
4
1
large falcon sp.
2
2
9
13
1

ID first suspected on a silent flyover (wing beat frequency, relatively short wings and tail, apparent size), and then the bird called. Other ravens out there (entered here as raven sp.) were suspected Chihuahuans. Also, other Fountain Creek CBC parties recorded the species.

2
9
raven sp.
2
15
1
30
2
1

We audio-recorded the bird's call notes.

2
7
2
2
6
32
3
24
7
30
14
1

It was somewhere along the Slate-colored/Cassiar axis. This is the safest category for the bird. Male.

25
17
13
22
2

One adult and one first-winter, seen more than a mile apart. Both seen well by all party members.

61
1
122
 

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

Yes