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Checklist S30902297

 
Location
Quivira NWR--Big Salt Marsh, Stafford County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jul 29, 2016 2:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mike Rader
Species
52 species (+2 other taxa) total
8
Wood Duck
20
Blue-winged Teal
10
Northern Shoveler
15
Mallard
60
duck sp.
2
Northern Bobwhite
46
Pied-billed Grebe

mixture of adults and young. I counted 42 from one location at the south side of the Wildlife Drive in the east side of the Big Salt Marsh. I had two on the east side of the Wildlife Drive and 4 more on the west side.

8
Mourning Dove
75
American Coot (Red-shielded)
36
Black-necked Stilt
120
American Avocet
60
Snowy Plover
6
Semipalmated Plover
35
Killdeer
80
Stilt Sandpiper
6
Sanderling
45
Baird's Sandpiper
90
Least Sandpiper
1
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
65
Pectoral Sandpiper
45
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Western Sandpiper
15
Long-billed Dowitcher
40
Wilson's Phalarope
8
Spotted Sandpiper
6
Greater Yellowlegs
100
Lesser Yellowlegs
5000
shorebird sp.

There were large numbers of medium-sized shorebirds and peeps too far into the interior of the wildlife drive, southeast of the tank battery to ID with the time I had. I suspect lots of Pectorals, Stilt Sandpipers, Lesser Yellowlegs and a mix of peeps and Wilson's Phalaropes

2
Franklin's Gull
1
Ring-billed Gull
120
Black Tern
5
Double-crested Cormorant
1
American Bittern
20
Great Blue Heron
45
Great Egret
60
Snowy Egret
24
White-faced Ibis
2
Turkey Vulture
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Red-headed Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
4
Eastern Kingbird
2
Bell's Vireo
1
Warbling Vireo
10
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
30
Cliff Swallow
1
Cave Swallow

sub-adult bird with pale tan nape and face with obvious dark cap. Rump was darker than a Cliff, with a hint of cinnamon to the forehead. First one I've ever seen at Quivira. It was flying with a few Cliff and N. Rough-winged Swallows

15
European Starling
4
American Goldfinch
4
Lark Sparrow
8
Eastern Meadowlark
25
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Common Yellowthroat
3
Dickcissel
 

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

Yes