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Checklist S21166743

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jan 03, 2015 7:29 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
8 hour(s), 51 minute(s)
Distance:
6.4 mile(s)
Observers:
Doug Hitchcox , Fyn Kynd List , William Nichols List
Comments:
115th Christmas Bird Count: mostly covering the southern half of the island with a trip to the east side to check the gull roost. Double checked lobster cove because of unidentified wren sp.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.8
Species
40 species (+4 other taxa) total
6
Mallard
8
American Black Duck
1
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)

at Hitchcox feeders

33
Common Eider (Dresser's)

*low

4
White-winged Scoter
3
Surf/Black Scoter
4
Long-tailed Duck
5
Red-breasted Merganser
2
Red-necked Grebe
17
Mourning Dove
1
Wilson's Snipe

**late | snipe flushed from a wet area near Lobster Cove. Photo'd

© Doug Hitchcox

Average Quality

© Fyn Kynd

Average Quality
74
Razorbill
12
Black Guillemot
1
alcid sp.

probable Dovekie | small alcid flying too far out to identify. Passed just behind a group of RAZOs, obviously smaller but not good enough look to count

1
Ring-billed Gull
38
Herring Gull (American)
2
Great Black-backed Gull
7
Common Loon
5
Northern Gannet

*not uncommon in January on Monhegan | adults

5
Great Cormorant
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
3
Bald Eagle
1
Snowy Owl

sitting on Mañana all day; apparent female

2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)

*late | flying off the island, possibly the same WN had yesterday. Large woodpecker with white on rump and flash of yellow in wings

1
Peregrine Falcon

*uncommon but regular in winter on Monhegan | photo'd

3
Blue Jay
13
American Crow
6
Common Raven
46
Black-capped Chickadee
1
Red-breasted Nuthatch
3
Carolina Wren
1
wren sp.

*unidentified; probably Marsh Wren | chattering from the edge of Lobster Cove. Flushed but never gave a fully identifiable looks. Consensus of the group was the Sedge Wren could not be eliminated.

3
Hermit Thrush

*late | two on the edge of the ice pond where winter berry is abundant. third continuing on the road to lobster cove.

2
American Robin
1
Gray Catbird

*late | mewing from the edge of horn hill

1
Northern Mockingbird
11
European Starling
3
Pine Siskin

flew in off the water in the AM

1
White-throated Sparrow
7
Song Sparrow
1
Common Grackle

*uncommon

3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

*uncommon

15
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes