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Checklist S18418611

 
Location
Pawnee Lake SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 16, 2014 9:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Michael Willison
Comments:
N/A
Species
77 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Canada Goose
25
Blue-winged Teal
12
Northern Shoveler
3
Gadwall
2
Mallard
3
Ruddy Duck
1
Northern Bobwhite
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
1
Eared Grebe
5
Mourning Dove
2
Chimney Swift
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
20
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Killdeer
12
Least Sandpiper
5
White-rumped Sandpiper
5
Semipalmated Sandpiper
3
Wilson's Phalarope
5
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Bonaparte's Gull

One on the beach amongst several shorebirds. Smaller and lighter mantled than Franklin's Gulls. Doesn't yet have the all black head.

2
Franklin's Gull
7
Ring-billed Gull
50
Black Tern
2
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Red-tailed Hawk
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
3
Downy Woodpecker
3
Northern Flicker
4
Least Flycatcher
1
Empidonax sp.
1
Great Crested Flycatcher
4
Western Kingbird
4
Eastern Kingbird
1
Bell's Vireo
3
Warbling Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
8
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
X
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Hundreds of swallows of all species flying low about the surface of the water over the entire lake.

1
Purple Martin
X
Tree Swallow
X
Bank Swallow
X
Barn Swallow
X
Cliff Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
3
White-breasted Nuthatch
12
House Wren
3
Eastern Bluebird
4
Swainson's Thrush
8
American Robin
8
Gray Catbird
4
Brown Thrasher
2
European Starling
8
American Goldfinch
12
Chipping Sparrow
4
Clay-colored Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
1
Eastern Meadowlark
10
Baltimore Oriole
10
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
10
Common Grackle
2
Tennessee Warbler
5
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
1
Bay-breasted Warbler

Likely the same bird as has been around for a week now. Same description as my previous sightings.

12
Yellow Warbler
1
Chestnut-sided Warbler
4
Blackpoll Warbler
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler
5
Northern Cardinal
10
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
2
Lazuli Bunting

One male and one female, another female likely this species as well but didn't see as well as the other with which it was with. Male with blue head although back of head a little brown, likely first year male?, all white breast with orange upper breast and clear line between blue head and orange upper breast. Female with white belly, gray upper breast and gray chin, however upper breast with orangish-hues. No streaking on underparts. Obvious thin white wingbars.

3
Indigo Bunting
1
Lazuli/Indigo Bunting
1
Dickcissel
 

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

Yes