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Checklist S26903347

 
Location
Whitewater Draw WA, Cochise County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Laurie DeWispelaere
Species
30 species (+1 other taxa) total
2
Snow Goose
10
Cinnamon Teal
7
Northern Shoveler
X
Mallard/Mexican Duck
1
Ruddy Duck
1
Gambel's Quail
2
Pied-billed Grebe
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
700
Sandhill Crane
1
Killdeer
13
Mountain Plover

very white belly, long legs, plover like feeding (run, stop, peck at ground, run, stop, peck at bug on ground,.....); in field feeding together about 1/2 mile before entrance to WW Draw near irrigation pivot on east side of Coffman Rd.; seen with two other birders who identified the birds also as Mountain Plovers; looked at with spotting scopes

12
Greater Yellowlegs

long yellow legs, long dark narrow bill, bobbed head when on ground in grasses, white rump in flight; several birders confirmed they were Greater Yellowlegs and not Lesser Yellowlegs because of the size (larger than Lesser)

1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret

large white bird with long yellow bill and long dark gray legs (size of Great Blue Heron which was also seen today).

1
Golden Eagle
2
Northern Harrier
1
Great Horned Owl
2
American Kestrel
2
Black Phoebe
2
Say's Phoebe
1
Vermilion Flycatcher
2
Loggerhead Shrike
2
Common Raven
2
Tree Swallow

blue black back with white wrapping up from underparts up near rump but white did not come up & around rump like Violet-green swallow; white underparts; both birds flying around like swallows do catching bugs in flight.

1
Curve-billed Thrasher
1
Black-throated Sparrow
2
White-crowned Sparrow
2
Vesper Sparrow
4
Song Sparrow
1
Green-tailed Towhee
4
Western Meadowlark
 

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

Yes