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Checklist S25947308

 
Location
Prime Hook NWR, Sussex County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
11
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
John Long
Comments:
PHNWR birding with Bill Fintel. Black Farm Trail near HQ, Broadkill Rd., Deep Branch Rd., Prime Hook Beach Rd.
Species
40 species total
40
Canada Goose
30
Northern Shoveler
2
Gadwall
6
Mallard
12
American Black Duck
1
Common Eider

In bay at the end of Rosemary St. at south end Prime Hook Beach. Long sloping head into bill, very dark female, diving in bay. Good view in scope by group.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
12
Surf Scoter
20
Bufflehead
2
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Pied-billed Grebe
10
Mourning Dove
1
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Ring-billed Gull
6
Herring Gull
3
Forster's Tern
3
Double-crested Cormorant
6
Great Blue Heron

1 at each drain pipe on Prime Hook Beach Rd. next to road

4
Great Egret
12
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey

Surprising to see on nest box in dead woods at beginning of Prime Hook Breach Rd.

2
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Downy Woodpecker
3
Pileated Woodpecker

close up at beginning of woods on Deep Branch Road

3
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
2
American Crow
2
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
50
American Robin
1
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
100
European Starling
20
Cedar Waxwing
2
House Finch
12
Dark-eyed Junco
12
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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