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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
Snow Goose
3
Cinnamon Teal
X
Northern Shoveler
8
Gadwall
1
American Wigeon
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
4
Mallard/Mexican Duck
28
Northern Pintail
1
Ring-necked Duck
1
Ruddy Duck
12
Gambel's Quail
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Ruddy Ground-Dove

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
Mourning Dove
1
Greater Roadrunner
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
X
Sandhill Crane

Thousands. Would have spent my entire time counting!

3
Killdeer
1
Least Sandpiper
7
Greater Yellowlegs

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

2
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
4
Northern Harrier
2
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)
1
Belted Kingfisher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
1
Black Phoebe
1
Say's Phoebe
4
Vermilion Flycatcher
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
Loggerhead Shrike
5
Chihuahuan Raven
1
Curve-billed Thrasher
10
House Finch
5
Lark Bunting
30
White-crowned Sparrow
20
Savannah Sparrow
3
Song Sparrow

includes both Herrmani? and southwest races

3
Green-tailed Towhee
1
Northern Parula

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
Lazuli Bunting
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