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Checklist S16109611

 
Location
Whitewater Draw WA, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Dec 28, 2013 2:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
1 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Larry Schmahl
Comments:
Fatastic place to bird! Thousands of cranes.
Species
39 species (+1 other taxa) total
70
3
X
8
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
4
Mallard/Mexican Duck
28
1
1
12
1
2

Apparently a male and female. Both birds with gray, plain heads, no scaling. Both birds with black spots in wings showing bright rufous primaries in flight. Tails had large black corners. Females gray head transioned into a browish body and wings. Male's gray head transishined into a brownish body and then into a rufous tail upper and lower tail coverts and primaries. The rufous was not bright but could be seen if one looked for it. Birds were on the dike between the north and middle ponds. Birds have been seen and reported by other observers.



4
1
X
X

Thousands. Would have spent my entire time counting!

3
1
7

two groups about 50 meters apart. One group had three one had four. An easy count

2
1
4
2
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
1
1
1
4
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
5
1
10
5
30
20
3

includes both Herrmani? and southwest races

3
1

gray head and nape, yello green mantle, one strong white wingbar on each wing, yellow throat and breast with a faint grayish band below the chin, white eye arcs with a dark line through the eye seperating the upper and lower eye arc, clean white belly, flanks and undertail coverts, scapulars gray, wing coverts green. wings and tail gray, thin beak. Bird was warbler sized and was constantly moving feom tree to Mulefat to pond shoreline.


1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
 

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

Yes