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Checklist S29656488

 
Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 14, 2016 7:41 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
11 hour(s), 34 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Adam Byrne List , Caleb Putnam , Joshua Haas List
Species
95 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Snow Goose

Blue goose. Long pond north end. Continuing.

150
Canada Goose
120
Mute Swan

Broods

1
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan

Difficult ID- seemingly intermediate bird. At first thought it was a Tundra but am reverting to the slash until further progress can be made. Small yellow spot in lore.

© Caleb Putnam

Average Quality

© Caleb Putnam

Average Quality

© Caleb Putnam

Average Quality
5
Wood Duck
4
Blue-winged Teal
13
Northern Shoveler
10
Gadwall
4
American Wigeon
50
Mallard
10
American Black Duck
8
Northern Pintail

Four separate Pairs

1
Green-winged Teal
3
Canvasback
25
Redhead
8
Greater Scaup

Three pairs Lake Erie. Another pair in cell 3

8
Lesser Scaup
2
Hooded Merganser
2
Red-breasted Merganser
15
Ruddy Duck
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
20
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Horned Grebe
10
Chimney Swift
2
Common Gallinule
40
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Sandhill Crane
2
American Avocet

Cell three. pics.

© Joshua Haas

2
Black-bellied Plover
5
Semipalmated Plover

© Joshua Haas

30
Killdeer
5
Ruddy Turnstone
800
Dunlin

Mostly cell 3 but scattered throughout. Exodus appeared to occur in late afternoon

© Joshua Haas

35
Least Sandpiper
8
Short-billed Dowitcher

Clear hendersoni

© Joshua Haas

6
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Willet

Outer dike cell 3. Pics

6
Lesser Yellowlegs
800
Bonaparte's Gull

Numerous in Lake Erie less so in cell 3

2
Little Gull

Two SY seen simultaneously. Mostly in Lake Erie with BOGU and COTE but also cell 3

© Caleb Putnam

Average Quality

© Caleb Putnam

Average Quality
50
Ring-billed Gull
50
Herring Gull
5
Great Black-backed Gull

No full adults.

45
Caspian Tern
4
Black Tern
1600
Common Tern

Much more numerous than BOGU. Twice we counted flocks of 800 each and there were three separate groups. This is a conservative estimate.

80
Forster's Tern

© Joshua Haas

100
Double-crested Cormorant
11
American White Pelican

Including one bird with what appeared to be a fish hooked to bill.

12
Great Blue Heron
6
Great Egret
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Adult humphries

3
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle

Young

1
Red-tailed Hawk

Josh only

1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
Peregrine Falcon

Humphries

8
Eastern Kingbird
3
Warbling Vireo
2
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Blue Jay
15
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
80
Purple Martin

60 on outer dike. Singles elsewhere

75
Tree Swallow

Dominant with BARS

30
Bank Swallow
200
Barn Swallow

The dominant swallow

15
Cliff Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
5
Marsh Wren
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Swainson's Thrush
10
American Robin
5
Gray Catbird
5
European Starling
2
American Pipit
2
American Goldfinch
1
White-throated Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
20
Song Sparrow
4
Baltimore Oriole
250
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brown-headed Cowbird
40
Common Grackle
1
Northern Waterthrush

Call note only

1
Orange-crowned Warbler

Mouillee creek entrance

6
Common Yellowthroat
3
American Redstart
1
Northern Parula
40
Yellow Warbler
4
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler

Caleb only

4
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
4
Northern Cardinal
2
Indigo Bunting
Additional species seen by Adam Byrne:
4
White-rumped Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
6
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
Additional species seen by Joshua Haas:
1
swan sp.
4
White-rumped Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
6
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
 

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

Yes