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Checklist S36787355

 
Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 13, 2017 5:57 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 22 minute(s)
Distance:
5.65 mile(s)
Observers:
Nathan Martineau
Comments:
Walked from Roberts Rd. Parking lot and around the outer edge of the banana until Cell 4, then along the whole northern/eastern edge of Humphries, then through Walpatch and Mouillee Creek Units and back to the parking lot. Nothing really unusual but got a good species count nonetheless.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
102 species (+5 other taxa) total
280
Canada Goose
128
Mute Swan

Exact count.

16
Wood Duck
85
Blue-winged Teal
8
Northern Shoveler
23
Gadwall (Common)
385
Mallard
90
dabbling duck sp.
84
Redhead
2
Ring-necked Duck
1
Greater Scaup
69
Lesser Scaup
5
Greater/Lesser Scaup
2
Bufflehead

Hen and drake in Humphries

1
Common Goldeneye
62
Ruddy Duck
100
duck sp.
2
Ring-necked Pheasant
16
Pied-billed Grebe
6
Mourning Dove
2
Chimney Swift
9
Common Gallinule
13
American Coot (Red-shielded)
4
Sandhill Crane
1
American Golden-Plover

Bad pics; with Dunlins in a flooded field in Mouillee Creek Unit.

1
Semipalmated Plover
21
Killdeer
715
Dunlin

Cell 3 pond and Mouillee Creek Unit flooded fields.

3
Least Sandpiper
10
Spotted Sandpiper
2
Solitary Sandpiper
135
Bonaparte's Gull
180
Ring-billed Gull
27
Herring Gull
250
Larus sp.
68
Caspian Tern
11
Black Tern

9 of which were in Vermet Unit

255
Common Tern
125
Forster's Tern
275
Double-crested Cormorant
50
American White Pelican

Exact count; photos. 40 loafing in cell 4 and 10 flybys.

25
Great Blue Heron
17
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
4
Turkey Vulture
4
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
5
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
2
Willow Flycatcher

Singing

10
Least Flycatcher

Lots of these in the woodlots bordering Roberts Road.

1
Great Crested Flycatcher
9
Eastern Kingbird
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
14
Warbling Vireo

Singing wherever there were trees.

56
Blue Jay

Evidently migrants; all flying inland from over the lake. Took photos of one of the flocks.

1
American Crow
1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Purple Martin
190
Tree Swallow
1
Bank Swallow
100
Barn Swallow
2
Cliff Swallow
1
Black-capped Chickadee
2
House Wren
15
Marsh Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2
Swainson's Thrush
18
American Robin
16
Gray Catbird
1
Brown Thrasher
100
European Starling
3
Cedar Waxwing
90
American Goldfinch

Lots of flyover flocks.

2
Chipping Sparrow
2
Field Sparrow
4
White-crowned Sparrow (leucophrys)
2
White-throated Sparrow
26
Savannah Sparrow
31
Song Sparrow
7
Swamp Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
1
sparrow sp.
2
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Two males singing at south end of Long Pond Unit. Photos of one.

13
Bobolink
12
Baltimore Oriole
650
Red-winged Blackbird

Bare minimum, as with grackles.

27
Brown-headed Cowbird

At least this many. All in groups of 2-4.

250
Common Grackle

Bare minimum. Not unusual for the distance covered.

7
Northern Waterthrush

Numerous in same woodlots as LEFL

2
Black-and-white Warbler
6
Nashville Warbler
65
Common Yellowthroat

Singing absolutely everywhere.

2
American Redstart
1
Northern Parula
3
Magnolia Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
51
Yellow Warbler

Exact count of singing birds. Also singing absolutely everywhere.

8
Northern Cardinal
3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
2
Indigo Bunting
3
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes