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Checklist S21251312

 
Location
Point Pelee National Park (general location for observations within the park), Essex County, Ontario, CA ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 15, 1978 8:15 AM
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Duration:
13 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Observers:
Allen Chartier
Comments:
Probably my best day ever at Pt. Pelee.
Species
158 species total
4
Wood Duck
4
Blue-winged Teal
15
Mallard
10
Red-breasted Merganser
6
Ring-necked Pheasant

Careful count.

4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
6
Mourning Dove
29
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Most in one small tree near the tip! Good count.

35
Black-billed Cuckoo

Most in one small tree near the tip! Good count.

3
Common Nighthawk
1
Eastern Whip-poor-will
20
Chimney Swift
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
1
Common Gallinule
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)
50
Black-bellied Plover
8
Killdeer
5
Ruddy Turnstone
15
Sanderling
10
Dunlin
2
Pectoral Sandpiper
10
American Woodcock
2
Spotted Sandpiper
500
Bonaparte's Gull
1
Little Gull

Stakeout found by others. ID certain.

1
Franklin's Gull

Stakeout found by others. ID certain.

400
Ring-billed Gull
100
Herring Gull
2
Caspian Tern
15
Black Tern
200
Common Tern

Careful estimate.

2
Forster's Tern
3
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
3
Green Heron
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
4
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Broad-winged Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl

Stakeout found by others just north of the park entrance. I was with Norm Chesterfield when viewing this bird. We then went together to chase (unsuccessfully) a Swallow-tailed Kite that had been reported over the onion fields.

1
Eastern Screech-Owl
1
Great Horned Owl
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
9
Red-headed Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
7
Northern Flicker
3
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
15
Eastern Wood-Pewee
5
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
2
Acadian Flycatcher

Singing birds. ID certain.

1
Alder Flycatcher
50
Least Flycatcher

Careful estimate.

4
Eastern Phoebe
10
Great Crested Flycatcher
25
Eastern Kingbird
2
White-eyed Vireo
1
Bell's Vireo

Tip woods. Found by others. Seen well. Written documentation provided to the Nature Center.

1
Yellow-throated Vireo
3
Blue-headed Vireo
3
Philadelphia Vireo
4
Warbling Vireo
12
Red-eyed Vireo
16
Blue Jay
22
American Crow
1
Fish Crow

Flying south along East Beach near the Sparrow field, giving short nasal calls. Heard well. Documentation provided to the Nature Center.

10
Horned Lark
50
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Careful estimate.

50
Purple Martin
20
Tree Swallow
500
Bank Swallow
200
Barn Swallow

Careful estimate.

1
Black-capped Chickadee
40
Red-breasted Nuthatch

Careful estimate.

2
Brown Creeper
50
House Wren

Careful estimate.

1
Winter Wren

Singing bird. ID certain.

2
Sedge Wren

Singing birds. ID certain.

2
Marsh Wren
2
Carolina Wren
45
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2
Golden-crowned Kinglet
30
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Eastern Bluebird
75
Veery

Careful estimate.

6
Gray-cheeked Thrush

Careful count.

100
Swainson's Thrush

Careful estimate.

10
Hermit Thrush
70
Wood Thrush

Careful estimate.

30
American Robin
250
Gray Catbird

Careful estimate.

75
Brown Thrasher

Careful estimate.

100
European Starling
2
American Pipit
25
Cedar Waxwing
5
Purple Finch
58
Pine Siskin

Careful count.

9
American Goldfinch
200
Chipping Sparrow

Careful estimate.

6
Field Sparrow
10
Dark-eyed Junco

Lingering birds. ID certain.

50
White-crowned Sparrow

Careful estimate.

120
White-throated Sparrow

Careful estimate.

5
Savannah Sparrow
1
Henslow's Sparrow

Surrounded near the tip by a large group of birders. Seen briefly but well. ID certain.

8
Song Sparrow
2
Lincoln's Sparrow
10
Swamp Sparrow
50
Eastern Towhee

Careful estimate.

7
Yellow-breasted Chat

Careful count of singing birds at widely separated locales. Known to nest in the park at this time.

15
Bobolink
1
Eastern Meadowlark
1
Orchard Oriole
30
Baltimore Oriole
500
Red-winged Blackbird
20
Brown-headed Cowbird
5
Rusty Blackbird
800
Common Grackle

Careful estimate.

15
Ovenbird
1
Louisiana Waterthrush

Singing male. ID certain.

6
Northern Waterthrush
10
Golden-winged Warbler

Careful count of separate singing males.

8
Blue-winged Warbler

Careful count.

5
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Prothonotary Warbler

Singing male. ID certain. Probably a breeding male at this time.

30
Tennessee Warbler

Careful estimate.

3
Orange-crowned Warbler

Careful count.

100
Nashville Warbler

Careful estimate.

1
Mourning Warbler
100
Common Yellowthroat

Careful estimate.

9
Hooded Warbler

4 males, 5 females.

15
American Redstart
25
Cape May Warbler

Careful estimate.

1
Cerulean Warbler
2
Northern Parula
75
Magnolia Warbler

Careful estimate.

25
Bay-breasted Warbler
30
Blackburnian Warbler

Careful estimate.

200
Yellow Warbler

Careful estimate.

20
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Blackpoll Warbler
15
Black-throated Blue Warbler

Careful estimate.

2
Palm Warbler
2
Pine Warbler
50
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Prairie Warbler

Singing male seen well. ID certain.

20
Black-throated Green Warbler
7
Canada Warbler
10
Wilson's Warbler
150
Scarlet Tanager

Careful estimate.

1
Western Tanager

Female at tip woods. Documentation given to Nature Center. Yellow tanager with wing bars and gray back. Apparently not found by anyone else.

15
Northern Cardinal
70
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Careful estimate.

6
Indigo Bunting
20
House Sparrow
 

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