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Checklist S34150663

 
Location
Cheyenne Bottoms WA, Barton County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:31 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 43 minute(s)
Distance:
7.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Michael McCloy
Comments:
41-48F, sunny and clear. Very windy, S 20-25mph
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
28 species (+2 other taxa) total
95000
Snow Goose

Difficult to accurately estimate this large a number of birds. Rough 1000x1000 estimate

© Michael McCloy

Average Quality

© Michael McCloy

Average Quality

Note the individual with very little black in wingtips.

© Michael McCloy

Average Quality

blue and white morph SNGO.

2
Ross's Goose
900
Greater White-fronted Goose

© Michael McCloy

163
Canada Goose
1
Northern Shoveler
11
Gadwall
52
American Wigeon
5300
Mallard
750
Northern Pintail
1
Canvasback
249
Redhead

Exact count to the best of my ability, birds were in two separate flocks- one of 61, the other of 198 birds.

1
Greater Scaup
2
Lesser Scaup
2
Common Goldeneye
1934
Common Merganser
110
Ring-billed Gull
85
Herring Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull

First cycle bird, likely the same individual that has been observed here over the last several weeks. Very large gull, pale head and neck contrast sharply with darker body. Large, all dark bill. Will insert photo later.

30
gull sp.

Very distant sitting on ice. HERG/RBGU, not much more than white specks in distant shimmer.

4
American White Pelican
2
Northern Harrier
8
Bald Eagle

© Michael McCloy

Average Quality
1
Red-tailed Hawk (Harlan's)

In tree near end of auto tour route

1
Horned Lark
1
Marsh Wren
11
Lapland Longspur
3
American Tree Sparrow
2
Western/Eastern Meadowlark

Non-vocalizing

25
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Common Grackle
 

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

Yes