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Checklist S20663083

 
Location
Whitewater Draw WA, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Nov 24, 2014 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
0.75 mile(s)
Observers:
Tony Battiste
Species
42 species (+4 other taxa) total
12

First time encountering this family group up close, relatively speaking. They flew in from their usual location at the far southwest of the main pond to the pond bordered on the south by the willow bosque. Photos

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 10 2
15
Snow/Ross's Goose
20
30
6
17
Mallard/Mexican Duck
45
7
8
1
9
1

Continuing female, photos

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
60
12

Considering the lateness of the year, I was surprised to see an adute feeding a still downy single baby, striped head and neck and pinkish bill. photos

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 4 7
2
1
13
1
76
2000
1
2
13
2
1
1

Although an Am Bittern has been recently reported and a camper excitedly pointed out this immature BCNH to me as a bittern, I am dubious as to the presence of a Bittern at this location.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
3
1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
2
1
2
1
2
1
1
4

Seems late for this location.

3
2
2
4
4
6
5
25
blackbird sp.
1
2
 

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

Yes