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Checklist S22554019

 
Location
Kirwin NWR, Phillips County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Mar 21, 2015 5:15 PM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Observers:
Marcia Clouser
Comments:
78 degrees F., sunny and breezy. Set up the scope in Gray's Cove on north side of reervoir., first about 50 yds from shoreline, then 5 yds from shore.
Species
14 species (+2 other taxa) total
164

Two of the snow geese are blue-phase, 162 regular white snow geese.

47
150
duck sp.

Dabbling ducks. Too far off in bad light to tell much, but some of them looked like mallards.

1
4
12

When I first approached the shoreline, 2 coots got up and left the shore of the bay, on whirring fast wings. Later saw them in a small flock flying very fast, landing here & there on the reservoir and taking off again.

4

All 4 are marked like adults, but one is a bit smaller. They move about in pairs.

35
27
1
1

Kwirrs and chacks in large trees on west side of Gray's Cove near parking area.

1

Flying at a distance as we arrived.

1

Large dark falcon with largish head flew from the hillside as we left, constantly flapping.

8
sparrow sp.

Flew off from Gray's cove as we arrived.

2
1
 

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

Yes