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Checklist S35935936

 
Location
Cheyenne Bottoms WA, Barton County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:12 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 26 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Hough
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
68 species (+5 other taxa) total
6
Canada Goose
780
Blue-winged Teal
720
Northern Shoveler
32
Gadwall
6
American Wigeon
9
Mallard
10
Northern Pintail
110
Green-winged Teal (American)
5
Redhead
6
Lesser Scaup
1
Bufflehead
1
Red-breasted Merganser
230
Ruddy Duck
250
waterfowl sp.

Too dark at dusk to see

9
Ring-necked Pheasant (Ring-necked)
34
Pied-billed Grebe

Exact count of individuals seen and heard

Breeding Code
T Territorial Defense (Probable)
3
Horned Grebe
11
Eared Grebe
1
Mourning Dove
3
Virginia Rail (Virginia)
3
Sora
2950
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Black-necked Stilt (Black-necked)
8
American Avocet
1
American Golden-Plover
2
Snowy Plover
14
Killdeer
18
Hudsonian Godwit
2
Marbled Godwit
1
Stilt Sandpiper
42
Least Sandpiper
6
Pectoral Sandpiper
2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
45
peep sp.

Flew in at dusk

30
Long-billed Dowitcher
6
Wilson's Snipe
10
Greater Yellowlegs
14
Willet (Western)
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
35
shorebird sp.

Flew in at dusk

1
Bonaparte's Gull
310
Franklin's Gull
18
Ring-billed Gull
2
Forster's Tern
62
Double-crested Cormorant
106
American White Pelican
35
American Bittern

Exact count of seen and heard birds. Several booming males ("oompaloomp" calls).

Breeding Code
M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (Probable)

© Eric Hough

1
Least Bittern

At least one heard calling from cattails near center of refuge at north end of Pond 1B, repeated low pitch/volume hollow "oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh" series of calls.

21
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
4
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
8
Cattle Egret (Western)
3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
85
White-faced Ibis
1
Northern Harrier
2
Red-tailed Hawk
150
Tree Swallow
35
Bank Swallow
6
Barn Swallow (American)
1
Cliff Swallow (pyrrhonota Group)
1300
swallow sp.
44
Marsh Wren

Exact count of singing birds heard while driving slowly with periodic stops along refuge roads.

Breeding Code
M Multiple (7+) Singing Males (Probable)
2
Grasshopper Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)
2
sparrow sp.
280
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Breeding Code
T Territorial Defense (Probable)
2
Western Meadowlark
64
Eastern Meadowlark (Eastern)

Exact count of birds heard and seen while driving slowly with periodic stops along a few miles of refuge roads. Probably a lot more present throughout area.

115000
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)

Estimate, counted by 50s, 100s, and 1000s. Huge streams of flocks heading over marshes just before sunset. Probably undercounted.

Breeding Code
T Territorial Defense (Probable)
650
Brown-headed Cowbird

Estimate, probably undercounted, mixed in with huge RWBL flocks near sunset. Attempted to count by 50s and 100s.

300
Common Grackle (Bronzed)
9
Great-tailed Grackle
2
Common Yellowthroat

Singing males, "wichity-witchity-witchity..." song.

Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
 

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

Yes