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Checklist S20457138

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Nov 06, 2014 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
6
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
1.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Doug Hitchcox
Comments:
Maine Audubon's Weekly Bird Walk | high tide and getting higher.

Overcast
46°F (8°C)
Humidity 71%
Wind Speed S 3 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1017.2 mb)
Dewpoint 37°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Species
41 species total
5
Canada Goose

heard only

1
Gadwall

*uncommon at this location | drake with ABDUs off the West Meadow's south blind

6
American Black Duck
3
Common Eider (Dresser's)
120
Bufflehead
42
Common Goldeneye
65
Red-breasted Merganser
10
Wild Turkey
1
Red-necked Grebe

**rare at this location | first GF record?; basic plumaged bird swimming up river off the West Meadow

© Doug Hitchcox

7
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
5
Mourning Dove
8
Ring-billed Gull
3
Herring Gull (American)
1
Great Blue Heron

in the marsh off the north meadow

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
Northern Harrier
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
1
Red-tailed Hawk
4
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
12
Blue Jay
8
American Crow
6
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
3
White-breasted Nuthatch
7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5
Eastern Bluebird
2
Hermit Thrush
150
American Robin

~120 counted flying over at 0700

100
European Starling
50
House Finch
15
Purple Finch
30
Pine Siskin
40
American Goldfinch
2
American Tree Sparrow
4
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
6
Swamp Sparrow
40
Brown-headed Cowbird

*high count | large flock of small blackbirds (short tails; more compact and slender than RWBL) flying over

1
Tennessee Warbler

*late | found while trying to relocate OCWAs; fairly drab basic plumage: yellow/olive bright than on OCWAs. Clear yellow-white below. White under tail coverts. Dark line through eye, brighter faced than OCWA. Interestingly, there have been several late TEWAs reported in New England over the past week.

2
Orange-crowned Warbler

*uncommon at this location | two foraging together in the orchard

4
Northern Cardinal
10
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes