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Checklist S26620514

 
Location
Whitewater Draw WA, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Nov 12, 2008
Protocol:
Incidental
Party Size:
N/A
Observers:
AZFO Historical Data
Species
1 species total
1
Common Loon

Species is rare transient in region, unexpected in a shallow playa lake with no fish of any size. - Large basic-plumaged loon with heavy grayish bill; head and neck sooty dorsally, whitish ventrally with irregular border. First observed via binoculars and 30x scope approximately 75 yards from west viewing platform; after less than 2 minutes it took flight with a long, surface-paddling takeoff and disappeared out of sight to the south. - Observer: Sheri Williamson, Sherrie Downing

 

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

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