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Checklist S24974251

 
Location
Ottawa NWR (Ottawa Co.), Ottawa County, Ohio, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Kevin & Amy O'Neil
Comments:
Spent most time hiking around Pool 2c which has been drained and had the greatest population of birds.
Species
39 species (+2 other taxa) total
200
Canada Goose

Estimate given the large number and constant movement

4
Trumpeter Swan

Saw four adults, two together in one location and two in another. We did not see but another birder indicated that he saw cygnets with one of the pair. We did not see them and did not indicate a number for them.

4
Wood Duck
25
Blue-winged Teal

Group in middle of Pool 2c. Coopers Hawk scared them up making it easy to identify.

100
Mallard

Estimate given the large number and constant movement

2
Green-winged Teal

In group of Blue-winged Teals

4
Pied-billed Grebe

In ditch filed with water along side of road. One by itself and the others together.

8
Mourning Dove
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Sora
3
Sandhill Crane

They were actually on the path at the northeast corner of Pool 2c. Flew off as we approached.

50
Killdeer

Probably more. Wanted to be conservative given there movements.

2
Stilt Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
1
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper
10
Greater Yellowlegs
20
Lesser Yellowlegs
100
Ring-billed Gull
6
Herring Gull
6
Caspian Tern
1
Common Tern

Near group of Caspian Terns

2
Double-crested Cormorant
15
Great Blue Heron
35
Great Egret

Significant numbers in Pool 2c

6
Snowy Egret

With Great Egrets in middle of Pool 2c

2
Cattle Egret

Technically not in Magee, but were just outside in a field on the opposite side of Rt 2. They were not Snowy's - they had short dagger like yellow bills and short yellowish legs. Body was smaller and compact.

1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
1
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Northern Flicker
2
Blue Jay
2
Black-capped Chickadee
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
2
American Robin
2
American Goldfinch
1
Song Sparrow
1
Swamp Sparrow
3
Common Grackle
2
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes