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Checklist S15911561

 
Location
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Kent County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
7.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Ed Huestis
Comments:
N/A
Species
33 species total
30000
Snow Goose
500
Canada Goose
19
Tundra Swan
100
Northern Shoveler
1
Gadwall
30
Mallard
20
American Black Duck
22
Northern Pintail
12
Green-winged Teal
3
Ruddy Duck
1
Pied-billed Grebe
2
American Coot (Red-shielded)
45
American Avocet
2
Marbled Godwit

Two Godwits sleeping on sand bar out in Shearness Pool - opposite Sign for Tour Stop 4. Mottled buff-brown backs, dark legs, slightly upcurved bill.

75
Dunlin
3
Ring-billed Gull
4
Herring Gull
6
Great Blue Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier
4
Bald Eagle
1
Snowy Owl

Seen from Tour Stop Four sign, looking toward Delaware Bay, up on left side of large four legged wooden platform - out about 1 mile. Continuing bird reported by others.

1
Belted Kingfisher
1
American Crow
1
Horned Lark
1
Northern Mockingbird
30
European Starling
3
White-crowned Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Presumably same bird reported by Alan Kneidel. Light yellow in face as well as in throat and shoulders - did not possess heavy stripping of a female Red-wing Blackbird. In Sweet Gum Trees opposite far end of Shearness Pool.

30
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes