AudioDateDownLeftRightUpIconClosefacebookReportGallerySettingsGiftLanguageGridLanguage iconListMapMenunoAudionoPhotoPhotoPlayPlusSearchStartwitterUserVideo

Checklist S15232525

 
Location
Tawas Point SP, Iosco County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jim Dawe
Comments:
There were a large number of passerine migrants moving through the point today, with 13 warbler species recorded. The brisk north/northwest winds were responsible for such a strong movement.
Species
43 species total
12
Canada Goose
20
Ring-billed Gull
40
Herring Gull
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
1
Red-headed Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
1
Merlin
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Least Flycatcher
8
Eastern Phoebe
3
Red-eyed Vireo
37
Blue Jay
6
Black-capped Chickadee
4
Red-breasted Nuthatch
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

The first was seen halfway down the point and the second two near the tip. Tiny , long-tailed birds, white below and gray above; long tail feathers black at center and white at outer edges. All three were seen at close range for extended periods; easily watched as they hawked flying insects.

7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Swainson's Thrush
13
Gray Catbird
8
American Pipit
80
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Harris's Sparrow
2
White-throated Sparrow
8
Vesper Sparrow
3
Savannah Sparrow
12
Song Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
6
Common Grackle
2
Tennessee Warbler
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Nashville Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
30
American Redstart
4
Northern Parula
12
Magnolia Warbler
1
Yellow Warbler

Plain yellow warbler of average size lacking any distinctive markings, streaking, etc. Black eyes; pale edges noted at tertials; wings and back darker (browner) than the rest of bird. Quite obviously a late Yellow Warbler.

4
Chestnut-sided Warbler
5
Black-throated Blue Warbler
60
Palm Warbler
18
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
 

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

Yes