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Checklist S25061185

 
Location
Horicon NWR--General (PLEASE USE MORE PRECISE LOCATIONS), Dodge County, Wisconsin, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 16, 2015 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Patrick Horn
Species
37 species (+2 other taxa) total
30
Canada Goose
8
Trumpeter Swan

There was a family of 5. Another group was a pair and then one individual.

2
Wood Duck
2
Northern Shoveler
8
American Wigeon
50
Mallard
18
Green-winged Teal
100
duck sp.
2
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Mourning Dove
100
American Coot (Red-shielded)
20
Sandhill Crane
4
Semipalmated Plover
12
Killdeer
1
Baird's Sandpiper
3
Least Sandpiper
6
Pectoral Sandpiper
24
Greater Yellowlegs
15
Lesser Yellowlegs
24
Ring-billed Gull
15
American White Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
30
Great Egret

One very large group was in a pond on the auto tour.

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
2
Belted Kingfisher
1
Downy Woodpecker
24
Northern Flicker

In the wooded area of the Auto tour I came upon a large group of flickers. Many of them were on the ground. They had a different look as they flew into the trees. My guess is that they had been migrating all night and were tired. It was very interesting.

200
Tree Swallow

estimate. The birds were over the marsh.

2
Cliff Swallow
4
Black-capped Chickadee
3
Marsh Wren
6
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
4
Cedar Waxwing
3
American Goldfinch
3
sparrow sp.
36
Red-winged Blackbird
 

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

Yes