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Checklist S30962199

 
Location
Farmington Bay WMA, Davis County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
7 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Kendall Watkins
Species
67 species (+3 other taxa) total
120
7

One pair on a nesting box on the first east pond. One female and four young were on the pond west of the road right before the first bend.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown 4
18
10
2
650

Most abundant duck on the water. Estimate count

1
7
1200

Probably many more than this. Hundreds of young birds associating with parents close to the road.

X

Didn't take the time to identify every Aechmophorus grebe, but there seemed to be a pretty even mix of Clark's and Westerns. Many sitting on nests, especially on the unit south east of the four-way.

X

Didn't take the time to identify every Aechmophorus grebe, but there seemed to be a pretty even mix of Clark's and Westerns. Many sitting on nests, especially on the unit south east of the four-way.

1000
Western/Clark's Grebe

Many nesting birds. Estimate

1
2
1
2
hummingbird sp.
3
4

Two seen. One looked like a young bird

600
55
90
110

Very prevalent among other shorebirds.

1

The only peep I saw on the mudflats. Short black bill, prominent white supercilium and white throat, black legs, and checkering on the mantle. Pale brown/grayish overall. Positive ID. Distant digiscoped photos obtained

45

Two separate groups flew over unit 1 heading east. Could have been other peep sp. mixed in, but all I could see were Western Sandpipers.

84

Exact count. Found in the far south east corner of Unit 1.

1
45
8

Exact count.

3
15
2
120
85
200
1
135

Exact count. This tops my previous record for most Black Terns seen in a day. Most of the terns were sitting on the mudflats on the Unit south east of the four-way. Another 46 were feeding together on the southern edge of Unit 1. Many photos

65

Close estimate count. Most were seen with the Black Terns

25
Sterna sp.
24
125
32

Very close count if not exact.

1
12
4
140
1
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1
1
1
3

One pair nesting at Egg Island overlook.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2
4
1
16
3600

Photos to explain high numbers. Thousands sitting on Phragmities for a quarter-mile stretch of road

350
120
18
1
1
1
2
1
2
24

Exact count. All along the grasses and reeds to the west of the road

8
50
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
190

Several large flocks.

5

Exact count.

 

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

Yes