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Checklist S29328185

 
Location
Fish Point SWA, Tuscola County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:30 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Very Oldsquawk
Comments:
Accompanied by Alan Ryff; walked dikes with scope and camera
Species
44 species (+1 other taxa) total
12
1
98
8
30
10
22
5
3
98
8
1
4
8
1
2
1
4

two vocalizing simultaneously; other individuals vocalizing in different spots in marsh

3
8
1

continuing bird spotted at 2:45; slender black backed, winged and capped with white neck and lower parts on long delicate red legs; long, needle-like black bill. Observed for fifteen minutes during which time he flew on several trips to back of open water. Last seen in marsh north of tower in the west toward Ringle Rd.

11
80

counted in water and in air through scope; flocks of 50 and 30

10
4
50

Underestimates; not individually counted due to visibility and flights

50

Underestimates; not individually counted due to visibility and flights

7
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
49
14
14
5

Large white pelicans with black flight feathers; huge yellow bills and pouches with horns indicating breeding plumage

43
1

Seen in flight by Alan Ryff

2
1
5

two adults flying at east end; two adults sitting on snags with 2nd calendar year bird on log in marsh

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 4
1
1
falcon sp.
10
1
3

Do not understand why one would have to add marsh wren with a square mile of cattails in a marsh on April 30! Birds were vocalizing traditional songs.

8
10
 

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

Yes