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Checklist S15427143

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
1.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Doug Hitchcox
Comments:
Maine Audubon's Weekly Bird Walk. A nice blast of warm weather for October although it was overcast (rain predicted) when we began - sunny and blue sky by the time we got to the North Meadow!

Leps:
Cabbage White
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Species
37 species (+1 other taxa) total
70

flying over from the southwest; probably heading to the goose fields for the day

1

following a group of ABDUs down river

2
8
5

hens; one all the way up near our Big Sit location (where was it on Saturday?!?)

7

first of the fall here | distant scope views looking down river

15

continuing gang working from the Pond Meadow to the North Meadow

6
3
1
hummingbird sp.

**late for Ruby-throated Hummingbird | hummingbird buzzed overhead, backlit against an overcast sky, as we entered the West Meadow. No audio.

25

an entertaining group bathing off the West Meadow 'north blind'

10
10
1

along the river edge at the North Meadow

1
1

continuing immature bird in the West Meadow

1
3
2
1

near the marshy area on the north side of the North Meadow

4
6
12
5
2
3

near the feeders in the North Meadow

16

probably a low count. Cooperative flock feeding and being very vocal along the edge of the North Meadow

1

heard briefly

20
5
4
6

West Meadow

30

a few scattered but 20+ visiting the feeders left over from the Big Sit

2

one on the Big Sit feeders

5

arrived when we set up the Big Sit feeders last week and continue to hang around those and the marsh nearby

1

feeding in the apple trees near the building

10

all near the swale in the North Meadow

2
 

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

Yes