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Checklist S35672941

 
Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
50.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Howard Browers
Species
41 species total
3318
Canada Goose

Canda geese are common on the refuge during summer. Many family groups would be present at this time. This number is above average for late July for this survey, though not a record.

2265
Cinnamon Teal

Cinnamon teal are an abundant breeder on the refuge. This number is close to average for late July for this survey.

2652
Gadwall

Gadwall are common to abundant breeders on the refuge. This number is average for late July for this survey.

8
American Wigeon
2555
Mallard

Mallards are common to abundant breeders and late summer migrants on the refuge. This number is above average for late July for this survey, though not a record.

427
Northern Pintail
410
Redhead
278
Ruddy Duck
17
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Eared Grebe
227
Western Grebe
104
Clark's Grebe
3087
American Coot
2
Sandhill Crane
6332
Black-necked Stilt
7371
American Avocet
16
Killdeer
3
Long-billed Curlew
925
Marbled Godwit

The refuge is an important stopover site for migrating marbled godwits. The number reported is actually below average for late July for this survey.

1
Ruddy Turnstone

Very rare migrant. Adult still in breeding plumage.

55
Long-billed Dowitcher
1156
Wilson's Phalarope

Wilson's phalaropes are an occasional breeder and a common migrant on the refuge. This number is actually below average for late July for this survey.

12
Spotted Sandpiper
17
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
7211
Franklin's Gull
1272
Ring-billed Gull
3304
California Gull
48
Caspian Tern

The refuge supports breeding colony of CATE.

29
Black Tern
150
Forster's Tern
629
Double-crested Cormorant

The refuge supports several breeding colonies of DCCO.

4308
American White Pelican

The refuge is an important foraging site for a local breeding colony and migrating pelicans.

78
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
939
Snowy Egret

Snowy egret are a common breeder on the refuge. This is a record count for this survey for July.

36
Black-crowned Night-Heron
6779
White-faced Ibis

The refuge supports on of the largest WFIB breeding colonies in the Great Salt lake Ecosystem.

1
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier
1
Swainson's Hawk
 

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

No