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Checklist S15341108

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:05 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
8 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Noah Gibb
Species
70 species (+3 other taxa) total
2
Wood Duck
25
Mallard
6
American Black Duck
25
Common Eider (Dresser's)
3
Ring-necked Pheasant
3
Mourning Dove
3
Black Guillemot
1
Ring-billed Gull
X
Herring Gull (American)
X
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Northern Gannet
125
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Northern Harrier
2
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1
3
Belted Kingfisher
32
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
16
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
3
American Kestrel
6
Merlin

Probably many more. At least one every half hour would buzz by.

3
Peregrine Falcon
3
Eastern Phoebe
4
Blue-headed Vireo
12
Red-eyed Vireo
15
Blue Jay
12
American Crow
2
Common Raven
25
Black-capped Chickadee
5
Red-breasted Nuthatch
8
Brown Creeper

Very low count.

6
Carolina Wren
105
Golden-crowned Kinglet

Very abundant.

17
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Swainson's Thrush
1
Hermit Thrush
11
Gray Catbird

Not unusual.

5
European Starling
130
Cedar Waxwing

Many flocks around the island.

1
American Goldfinch
6
Chipping Sparrow
3
Clay-colored Sparrow

Seen and photographed at the same time. I am quite certain that a fourth bird was also present.

2
White-crowned Sparrow (leucophrys)
15
White-throated Sparrow
1
Nelson's/Saltmarsh Sparrow (Sharp-tailed Sparrow)

Could not get a good enough look to determine which species, but the gray nape was seen well to eliminate the possibility of Leconte's. When flushed there seemed to be a lot of gray on the scapulars and back which would be indicitave of Nelson's (Ammodramus Nelsoni Subvirgatus).

15
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
21
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
13
Swamp Sparrow
2
Bobolink
1
Baltimore Oriole
4
Rusty Blackbird
1
Common Grackle
1
Ovenbird

Seen well walking in front of us 15 feet away on a trail near the village marsh surrounded by dense vegetation.

1
Black-and-white Warbler
2
Nashville Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
2
American Redstart
3
Northern Parula
2
Magnolia Warbler
2
Chestnut-sided Warbler

2 female / immature type birds seen at close range. Getting late.

4
Blackpoll Warbler
8
Black-throated Blue Warbler
1
Palm Warbler (Western)
26
Palm Warbler (Yellow)
250
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

Very abundant. Probably closer to 300-400.

6
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
2
Northern Cardinal
3
Indigo Bunting
65
passerine sp.
 

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

Yes