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Checklist S27717364

 
Location
Pawnee Lake SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Feb 20, 2016 4:13 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
1 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Cynthia Van Den Broeke , Matthew Van Den Broeke List
Comments:
Mostly cloudy, warm. Distance estimated, though pretty close. One member of party not actively birding.
Species
20 species (+6 other taxa) total
1
Snow Goose

All alone?

65
Canada Goose
3500
goose sp.

Flyover. Right into sun. Several large flocks of geese covered western sky. Never got a good enough view to identify to species. Numbers may be underestimated.

7
Green-winged Teal
11
Redhead
7
Bufflehead
16
Common Merganser
10
duck sp.
2
Killdeer

One heard only.

3
Ring-billed Gull
1
Herring Gull
60
gull sp.

Too far away!

4
Bald Eagle
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
American Crow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
11
American Robin
3
House Finch

Looked for everything like house finches. Sounded for everything more like purple finches. Very unusual.

5
American Tree Sparrow
3
Dark-eyed Junco
3
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
17
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Rusty Blackbird

Seen sitting in the top of the tree near a group of ~14 red-winged blackbirds. Yellow eye, nearly black with distinct rust-colored highlights. Song very different: gurgling and musical, more like water bubbling than red-winged blackbird song.

3
Northern Cardinal

2 heard only.

6
passerine sp.

4 heard only, suspect American tree sparrow but never came out.

 

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

Yes