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Checklist S29892757

 
Location
Fish Point SWA, Tuscola County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 24, 2016 2:20 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 58 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jim VanAllen
Species
63 species (+1 other taxa) total
20
Canada Goose
2
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan

Two black billed swans, spent most of the time resting with their heads tucked. Didn't have a chance to study the bill details.

4
Wood Duck
1
Blue-winged Teal
8
Northern Shoveler
2
American Wigeon
20
Mallard
4
Green-winged Teal
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
3
Mourning Dove
2
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
12
Sandhill Crane
100
Black-bellied Plover

A conservative count. The entire flock took to the air several times to make a few laps of the marsh and then settle again. Mixed in with like number of Dunlin. Couldn't find a single one in the flock with the golden back and black undertail.

20
Semipalmated Plover
25
Killdeer
1
Ruff

Relocated what is probably the same female that was here on May 11th.

© Jim VanAllen

© Jim VanAllen

100
Dunlin
1
Least Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Wilson's Phalarope

Light Gray back, white belly. White throat. No barring anywhere. Very thin bill. Light rusty color up the back of neck. dark eyeline and cap.

© Jim VanAllen

1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Solitary Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
3
Lesser Yellowlegs
10
Ring-billed Gull
4
Herring Gull
22
Caspian Tern
2
Common Tern
1
Forster's Tern
12
American White Pelican

Continuing

1
Great Blue Heron
10
Great Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
3
Turkey Vulture
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Alder Flycatcher

singing

1
Least Flycatcher
1
Eastern Phoebe
2
Great Crested Flycatcher
2
Eastern Kingbird
3
Warbling Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Blue Jay
3
American Crow
2
Horned Lark
8
Tree Swallow
12
Barn Swallow
1
Black-capped Chickadee
2
American Robin
6
Gray Catbird
2
Cedar Waxwing
4
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
15
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Common Grackle
1
Golden-winged Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
6
American Redstart
10
Yellow Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
1
Indigo Bunting
2
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes