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Location
Horicon NWR--General (PLEASE USE MORE PRECISE LOCATIONS), Dodge County, Wisconsin, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 30, 2016 4:35 AM 🌙 Nocturnal
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
5 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jonathan DeBruine List , Noah DeBruine List , Zachary DeBruine
Comments:
Memorial day morning outing in Wisconsin before reunion. Several FOYs and some good birding at a great place!
Species
100 species (+1 other taxa) total
75
Canada Goose
2
Trumpeter Swan

© Zachary DeBruine

8
Wood Duck
20
Blue-winged Teal
3
Northern Shoveler

© Zachary DeBruine

6
Gadwall
25
Mallard
75
Redhead
1
Hooded Merganser
20
Ruddy Duck

© Zachary DeBruine

2
Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked)

FOY. Dike road N-S stretch between Northern Rd. and marsh.

13
Wild Turkey
Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)

© Zachary DeBruine

5
Pied-billed Grebe

© Zachary DeBruine

18
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
15
Mourning Dove
2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

FOY. Calling and flying in scrubby elm-sassafras-poplar brush off Northern Rd pulloff. Present here (43.515723, -88.590138).

Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Virginia Rail (Virginia)
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Common Gallinule

Flyover at former Dike Rd. mudflats (these disappeared over the last few years?). Red bill on coot-like bird observed in flight.

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
15
American Coot (Red-shielded)
8
Sandhill Crane
3
Semipalmated Plover

Old Marsh Road near marsh boardwalk (observed from red water pump) with all other shorebirds on this list.

© Zachary DeBruine

20
Killdeer
4
Dunlin

Old Marsh Road just off of auto tour loop.

4
Baird's Sandpiper

FOY. Observed east of auto tour loop on old marsh road. Dark primaries projecting beyond tail tip.

3
Pectoral Sandpiper
50
Semipalmated Sandpiper

Old marsh road just off auto tour loop.

1
Short-billed Dowitcher (hendersoni)

Presumed SBDO (vs. LBDO) on basis of frequency data at this location.

5
Spotted Sandpiper
50
Ring-billed Gull
60
Black Tern

FOY. Abundant.

2
Common Tern

*Uncommon. Darker mantles than local FOTE, no long streaming tail, adult birds. Hwy 49.

15
Forster's Tern
40
Double-crested Cormorant

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality
100
American White Pelican

FOY. Abundant.

© Zachary DeBruine

5
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
3
Great Egret

Occupied nest in Fond du Lac county north of 49 on west marsh fringe.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality
15
Black-crowned Night-Heron

FOY. Abundant.

2
Turkey Vulture
2
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
2
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)
1
Great Horned Owl (Great Horned)

© Zachary DeBruine

2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker (Eastern)
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
4
American Kestrel
2
Eastern Wood-Pewee

FOY.

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
8
Willow Flycatcher

FOY.

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Least Flycatcher
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Empidonax sp.
1
Eastern Phoebe
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
5
Great Crested Flycatcher
8
Eastern Kingbird
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
1
Philadelphia Vireo
10
Warbling Vireo (Eastern)
1
Red-eyed Vireo
2
American Crow
1
Horned Lark
1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
15
Purple Martin

Visitor center house and Carroll Brummond Farm/Rockvale house.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality
20
Tree Swallow
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)

© Zachary DeBruine

© Zachary DeBruine

5
Bank Swallow
30
Barn Swallow (American)
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
4
Cliff Swallow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch (Eastern)
5
House Wren (Northern)
1
Sedge Wren

Dike road west end.

20
Marsh Wren (palustris Group)

Abundant.

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (caerulea)
2
Eastern Bluebird
20
American Robin
10
Gray Catbird
15
European Starling
20
Cedar Waxwing
2
House Finch
15
American Goldfinch
5
Chipping Sparrow
2
Clay-colored Sparrow

FOY. Two individuals associating and singing prolifically in only clump of trees at this overlook. Appearing to move to and from a nest site in small scrub (43.535661, -88.576446)

Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality
Behaviors:
song
Playback:
Not used
1
Field Sparrow

Same location as YBCU.

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
2
Henslow's Sparrow

FOY. Dirt track continuing west off Dike Rd. west of Northern. (43.524496, -88.592807)

Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
10
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)
20
Swamp Sparrow
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird

FOY, target bird. Flyover on auto tour loop (43.626561, -88.666924)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
8
Bobolink

One pair occupying a birdhouse.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
1
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)
2
Orchard Oriole
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1 1
Female
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality

© Zachary DeBruine

Average Quality
Behaviors:
song
Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Male
Playback:
Not used
Recorder:
iPhone 4 voice memo (.wav to .mp4)
7
Baltimore Oriole
200
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)
25
Brown-headed Cowbird
50
Common Grackle (Bronzed)
50
Common Yellowthroat
2
American Redstart
20
Yellow Warbler (Northern)
2
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Scarlet Tanager
10
Northern Cardinal
3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
Indigo Bunting
2
House Sparrow
 

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