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Checklist S32947496

 
Location
Parsons Way (Ocean Ave), York County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:51 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
2 hour(s), 17 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Bill Blauvelt List , Josh Fecteau , Karen Burke List
Comments:
Led bird walk along Parsons Way, starting at Colony Beach, walking to cove past Walkers Point and back with side loop onto Summit Ave. and Spouting Rock Ave. Attendees included JB, KB, Bill B., and BB. Sunny, low to mid 20s with light NW wind.
Species
28 species (+1 other taxa) total
7
Canada Goose

in flight over Kennebunk Beach

33
Mallard

together in cove east of Walkers Point

8
American Black Duck

in cove near St. Ann's Church

7
Common Eider

no large flocks observed, mostly singles, including one immature male on Kennebunk River

7
Harlequin Duck

2 off Old Fort Point; 5 off Cape Arundel

4
Surf Scoter

off Cape Fort Point

3
White-winged Scoter

off Cape Fort Point, including 1 flyby

1
Long-tailed Duck

flyby

1
Common Goldeneye

in cove east of Walkers Point

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
4
Red-breasted Merganser
0
Red-necked Grebe
5
shorebird sp.

seen poorly flying away from Old Fort Point

20
Ring-billed Gull

mostly at Kennebunk Beach

10
Herring Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull

Bumpkin Island

2
Red-throated Loon

1 less than 5 feet from Colony Beach when we arrived, then seen at river mouth; another between Cape Arundel and Walkers Point

© Bill Blauvelt

© Bill Blauvelt

© Bill Blauvelt

© Bill Blauvelt

5
Common Loon

© Bill Blauvelt

© Bill Blauvelt

1
Great Cormorant

on rocky end of Walkers Point; white throat observed through scope

1
Bald Eagle

adult flew down Kennebunk River then towards Oaks Neck

3
Blue Jay
4
American Crow

on Colony Beach

5
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Eastern Bluebird

near CEDW flock

1
American Robin

flew from Walkers Point to join CEDWs and EABLs in Winterberry patch

8
Cedar Waxwing

feeding on fruit of Winterberry (Ilex sp.) not far from Sandy Cove Road

© Bill Blauvelt

© Bill Blauvelt

5
House Finch
6
American Goldfinch
5
Song Sparrow
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

1 observed eating fruits of Small Bayberry (Morella caroliniensis) near east end of Summit Avenue; likely a different bird near CEDW flock

2
Northern Cardinal
Additional species seen by Bill Blauvelt:
3
Mourning Dove
 

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

Yes