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Checklist S31072673

 
Location
Cheyenne Bottoms WA, Barton County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:17 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
4 hour(s), 17 minute(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jon King , Mark Robbins List , Mike Rader List
Comments:
Trip to CB/Q. PC. Temp. 70-80 F. Wind NNW 5-10 mph. Overnight showers. Arrival of cold front ~0800. Significant movement associated with frontal arrival. Tringa sp., AMAV, FRGU, and others began dropping in as front hit. UPSA movement (32+) lasting ~1 hr, picked up at 0800, also right as front arrived; little movement beforehand (MDR). Most shorebirds in pools 4A, 4B. Extensive cattail in SW portion of Cheyenne Bottoms WA (Pools 1B, 2, 5) produced KIRA and LEBI (n=9). Majority of shorebirds, BLTE, -and FOTE were adult. Probable migrants along dikes incl. YEWA, BAOR, OROR. Highlights were CASW and NECO (n=5).

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Species
76 species (+3 other taxa) total
30
Wood Duck
700
Blue-winged Teal
25
Northern Shoveler
45
Mallard
80
Northern Pintail
6
Redhead
6
Ruddy Duck
2
Northern Bobwhite
6
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Western Grebe
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove
30
Mourning Dove
1
King Rail
55
American Coot
55
Black-necked Stilt
990
American Avocet
7
Black-bellied Plover
7
Semipalmated Plover
35
Killdeer
32
Upland Sandpiper
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
Marbled Godwit
900
Stilt Sandpiper
55
Baird's Sandpiper
50
Least Sandpiper
10
Pectoral Sandpiper
3
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Short-billed Dowitcher

Heard.

900
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Wilson's Snipe
90
Wilson's Phalarope
1
Spotted Sandpiper
2
Solitary Sandpiper
35
Greater Yellowlegs
220
Lesser Yellowlegs
50
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
500
shorebird sp.
1000
Franklin's Gull
30
Ring-billed Gull
1
Least Tern
250
Black Tern
70
Forster's Tern
5
Neotropic Cormorant

Five (3 Ad, 2 Imm). All five sitting on concrete platform at one point in pool. All smaller than nearby DCCO. White gular patch and white "whiskers" near ear visible on adults. Immatures dark brown overall; same size as adults and much smaller than DCCO.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 3
35
Double-crested Cormorant
360
American White Pelican
9
Least Bittern

Surprisingly common. All seen flying along or across dike in cattail-dominated southwest portion of Cheyenne Bottoms WA.

55
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
100
Great Egret
55
Snowy Egret
270
Cattle Egret
35
Black-crowned Night-Heron
14
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

All HY.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 14
170
White-faced Ibis
1
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)
2
Belted Kingfisher
1
Northern Flicker
4
Western Kingbird
2
Eastern Kingbird
1
Blue Jay
300
Bank Swallow
120
Barn Swallow
40
Cliff Swallow
1
Cave Swallow

Spotted by MBR. Flew by at eye level. Petrochelidon (dark back and cap, light rump) featuring dusky-orange throat and very bright/light straw-orange rump. Throat and rump lighter than expected of CLSW. Throat apparently unmarked; suggests this was not juv. CLSW.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
5
European Starling
2
American Goldfinch
1
Grasshopper Sparrow
120
Yellow-headed Blackbird
1
Bobolink
1
Eastern Meadowlark
2
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
1
Orchard Oriole
4
Baltimore Oriole
1300
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Common Grackle
30
Great-tailed Grackle
3
Common Yellowthroat
1
Yellow Warbler
4
Dickcissel
3
House Sparrow
 

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