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Checklist S22616296

 
Location
Point Pelee National Park (general location for observations within the park), Essex County, Ontario, CA ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
2.49 mile(s)
Observers:
Jeremy Bensette
Species
35 species total
30
Canada Goose
60
Mallard
8
American Black Duck
200
Redhead
60
Greater Scaup
10
Lesser Scaup
2
Surf Scoter

Two large bodied, slow flapping, basically all-dark ducks flying north over the lake near east beach. I guess these are some of the first of the year but will be in good numbers in a few days.

50
Bufflehead
500
Common Goldeneye

We saw easily this many but weren't really keeping count. There are probably thousands along the edge of the park.

1
Barrow's Goldeneye

Found earlier by Richard Carr and seen by Alan Wormington. Adult male plumage. Seen distantly and briefly out off east beach a bit north of Sparrow Field, of course associating with a group of COGO.

20
Common Merganser
50
Red-breasted Merganser
1
Sandhill Crane
4
Killdeer
10
Ring-billed Gull
30
Herring Gull
1
Bald Eagle
1
Eastern Screech-Owl
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
American Kestrel
4
Blue Jay
8
American Crow
12
Horned Lark
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
2
Eastern Bluebird
50
American Robin
20
European Starling
8
American Tree Sparrow
2
Dark-eyed Junco
1
White-throated Sparrow
4
Song Sparrow
1
Eastern Meadowlark
80
Red-winged Blackbird
50
Common Grackle
8
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes