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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
Canada Goose
100
Tundra Swan
6
Northern Shoveler
50
Gadwall
70
Mallard
40
American Black Duck
4
Northern Pintail
30
Green-winged Teal
20
Redhead
150
Greater/Lesser Scaup
3
Surf Scoter

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

1
Black Scoter

Continuing birds Tom Hince found. Female type.

60
Bufflehead

Large groups in Lake Erie.

20
Common Goldeneye
40
Red-breasted Merganser
200
Ruddy Duck
6
Horned Grebe
130
Mourning Dove

Tons of roosting birds flushed on Roberts

200
American Coot (Red-shielded)
120
Dunlin

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

1
Red Phalarope

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
Bonaparte's Gull
40
Ring-billed Gull
20
Herring Gull
1
Iceland Gull (Thayer's)

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
Great Black-backed Gull
5
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
2
Cooper's Hawk
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
2
Black-capped Chickadee
1
Winter Wren
2
Eastern Bluebird
6
American Robin
50
European Starling
1
American Pipit
1
Purple Finch

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

8
American Goldfinch
30
American Tree Sparrow
25
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
3
Red-winged Blackbird

Common

7
Rusty Blackbird
 

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

Yes