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Checklist S23045844

 
Location
Branched Oak SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
29.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Larry Einemann
Species
70 species (+1 other taxa) total
35
Canada Goose
59
Blue-winged Teal
195
Northern Shoveler
41
Gadwall
1
Mallard
3
Green-winged Teal
19
Lesser Scaup
13
Ruddy Duck
1
Northern Bobwhite
2
Ring-necked Pheasant
1
Wild Turkey
3
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Horned Grebe
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
9
Mourning Dove
189
American Coot (Red-shielded)
5
Killdeer
2
Hudsonian Godwit
1
Baird's Sandpiper
5
Least Sandpiper
1
Semipalmated Sandpiper

FOY

1
Long-billed Dowitcher

FOY; humped appearance when feeding.

3
Wilson's Phalarope
9
Lesser Yellowlegs
8
Bonaparte's Gull
374
Franklin's Gull
7
Ring-billed Gull
1
Caspian Tern

Large size, bigger than ring-billed gulls and reported by other observers in area.

4
Forster's Tern
1
Common Loon
485
Double-crested Cormorant
18
American White Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
2
Turkey Vulture
3
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle
2
Red-tailed Hawk
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker

One male in cottonwood tree on south side of BOL, constantly calling and interchangably playing cat-and-mouse with one of two starlings. Likely the woodpecker was protesting nesting site with starlings.

5
Northern Flicker
1
Warbling Vireo

FOY for me, but reported in recent days by other observers.

7
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
60
Tree Swallow
7
Bank Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
4
Eastern Bluebird
38
American Robin
9
Brown Thrasher
10
European Starling
20
Cedar Waxwing
1
House Finch
5
American Goldfinch
13
Chipping Sparrow
1
Dark-eyed Junco

At least one still lingering.

5
Harris's Sparrow
2
White-throated Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
12
Eastern Meadowlark
1
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
1
Baltimore Oriole

One male (FOY), brilliant orange and singing from cottonwood tree. Not present in area when I left some 15 minutes later.

29
Red-winged Blackbird
45
Brown-headed Cowbird

Becoming increasingly more common.

159
Common Grackle

Most found in the marina area.

9
Yellow-rumped Warbler
11
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes