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Checklist S15218911

 
Location
Whitefish Point, Chippewa County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Sep 20, 2013 7:21 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
9 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Cory Gregory
Comments:
N/A
Species
46 species (+2 other taxa) total
40
Blue-winged Teal
6
Northern Shoveler
5
Gadwall
282
American Wigeon
16
Mallard
13
Northern Pintail
10
Green-winged Teal
22
teal sp.
5
Redhead
23
Greater Scaup
1
Common Goldeneye
4
Common Merganser
6
Red-breasted Merganser
43
duck sp.
2
Horned Grebe
4
Red-necked Grebe
1
Black-bellied Plover
1
American Golden-Plover
9
Sanderling
2
Baird's Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
1
Pomarine Jaeger

An adult light-morph flew by low past the point at about 8:30 AM. I will be submitting this report to the MBRC. Here are a couple of photos showing the long tail extension with blunt tips: Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)Pomarine Jaeger (Stercorarius pomarinus)

1
Bonaparte's Gull
22
Ring-billed Gull
10
Herring Gull
4
Forster's Tern
3
Red-throated Loon
4
Common Loon
2
Northern Harrier
1
Northern Goshawk
1
Bald Eagle
1
Northern Flicker
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Least Flycatcher
3
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
2
Common Raven
10
Horned Lark
2
Barn Swallow
42
Cedar Waxwing
10
Lapland Longspur
3
Chipping Sparrow
2
Clay-colored Sparrow
5
Bobolink

Flew over in the second hour giving the distinctive "whink!" call notes. I visually saw all 5 birds together circling over the shack. I have silhouette photos if needed.

1
Tennessee Warbler
2
Blackpoll Warbler
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Dickcissel

Flew over the waterbird shack in the second hour giving the distinct harsh and buzzy "brffft" call note. Heard 2-3 times at close range. I'm very familiar with this call note from Iowa as well as hearing it at WPBO several times before.

 

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

Yes