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Checklist S25924431

 
Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:48 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Andy Dettling , Andy Dettling BGBY List
Species
43 species (+1 other taxa) total
120
100
6
50
70
40
4
30
20
150
Greater/Lesser Scaup
3

Females, white ovals, one vertical and other horizontal. Seen well with scope.

1

Continuing birds Tom Hince found. Female type.

60

Large groups in Lake Erie.

20
40
200
6
130

Tons of roosting birds flushed on Roberts

200
120

Wind blew the lake out south of Roberts rd and exposed a huge mud flat.

1

Winter plumage bird found at the south point of the banana. Pale unmarked grey back and thick bill separate from RNPH. Got to watch from 10 feet for 15 minutes circle feeding in large waves.

© Andy Dettling

© Andy Dettling

© Andy Dettling

40
40
20
1

First year bird with lighter mantel than HERG and darker than ICGU. The bird had nice venetian blinds on the primaries with distinct pale edges unlike the thin pale edges of a worn HERG. Primaries were a dark brown, not black of HERG or lighter than the mantle of and ICGU. Tertials were dark centered unlike ICGU and lighter in color than HERG. Breast a uniform light brown color with no streaking. Head was a rounded shape. Bill poorly seen. Bird not seen in flight. Too distant and windy (25mph) for pics.

1
5
1
2
1
1
2
2
1
2
6
50
1
1

Female first heard calling with rich note, then found and forked tail, streaked breast and broad white eye line seen.

8
30
25
3

Common

7
 

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

Yes