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Checklist S25199891

 
Location
Cheyenne Bottoms WA, Barton County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 20, 2015 2:51 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 59 minute(s)
Distance:
10.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Larry Langstaff
Comments:
drove east on canal bank road, then clockwise around ponds to the education center. Used Steiner 10 X 50's and my Bushnell 20 X 60 Spotting scope. I phone used to document some of the birds.
Species
26 species (+3 other taxa) total
790
Blue-winged Teal
4
Mallard
2
Pied-billed Grebe
210
American Coot (Red-shielded)
3
Black-necked Stilt
6
American Avocet
1
Snowy Plover

on shore of big northeast pond, east side

4
Killdeer
5
Marbled Godwit
2
Greater Yellowlegs
15000
Franklin's Gull

estimated in groups of 100, then 1000. most were resting in shallow water on northland of biggest pond on the northeast. Roosting in several different groups.

1
Sterna sp.

medium size, black cap, light gray top of wings.

520
American White Pelican

most on biggest pond to the northeast

31
Great Blue Heron
46
Great Egret
24
Snowy Egret
135
White-faced Ibis
5
Turkey Vulture
1
Bald Eagle

stirring up the Franklin's Gulls!

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Swainson's Hawk
1
Northern Flicker

saw orange underneath, but with yellow-shafted to may have been an intergrade

1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
woodpecker sp.
1
Eastern Phoebe

good look at this one, slightly similar to Black Phoebe

48
Barn Swallow
13
American Robin
23
Yellow-headed Blackbird
8000
Red-winged Blackbird

scads of them in rushes along the canal road. the bulk of them were estimates of huge flocks stirred up a couple hundred meters away.

2
Great-tailed Grackle
 

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

Yes