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Checklist S36925752

 
Location
Prime Hook NWR, Sussex County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 16, 2017 5:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
15 hour(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Keith Maley
Species
121 species (+1 other taxa) total
28
14
8
10
1

Small, brown merganser with cinnamon crest, white wing markings, thin bill, swimming alone in Turtle Pond.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2
11
1
1

Seen well along Dike Trail where it perched low, feasting on tent caterpillars.

1

Flying over Turkle Pond, just after sunset.

8
5
5
6

2 from Dike Trail, 4 from Prime Hook Beach Road.

65
55

Majority in plowed field along Cods Road

2
14
1

Associating with Lesser Yellowlegs, from bench outlook along Black Farm Trail.

© Keith Maley

17
230
44
25
65
6
7
9
28
250
32
7
5
13

All resting on sand bar with some Forster's Terns off the end of Dike Trail.

17
120
18
13
2
33
1
2

2 ibis transitioning from brown to white perched up in dead snags where the water crosses Black Farm Trail.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2

© Keith Maley

© Keith Maley

28

Flyovers. 4 at Fowler Beach Road, 24 over Visitor Center.

2
19
8
1
5
1

Hovering behavior, like a Rough-legged Hawk, high in the air over Turkle Pond Road.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
3
1
1

In woods along Turkle Pond Road, just past the entrance gate.

2
9
1
2
23
9
1
5
6
3
2
1

Cods Road.

17
48
20
2
8
2
2
7
7
4
2

One on Pine Grove Trail, One on Boardwalk Trail.

10
16
6
4
22
5
5
8
1

Perched up singing in the field to the left as you approach the Visitor Center.

12
17
1

Perched up in shrubs that line the field on the right as you approach the Visitor Center.

2

Pine Grove Trail and Dike Trail.

11
1

Sparrow resting briefly in marsh grass along Fowler Beach Road footpath. Significantly lighter in overall appearance than the nearby Seaside Sparrows. Orange face with gray auricular, large bill, sloped forehead, faint streaking on the flanks, even less on the white breast.

1

Fowler Beach footpath.

2
3
1
3
4
1

Blue Goose Trail, high in Tulip Poplar.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
43
18
56
4
1
1
23
25

Vast majority female-types.

2
5
5
3
1

Blue Goose Trail

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
2

Pine Grove Trail

2

Pine Grove Trail

1
1

Pine Grove Trail

1

Pine Grove Trail

1
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

Possible female Blackburnian or Blackpoll, brief views.

1

Pine Grove Trail. Vocalizing in the evening.

1

Pine Grove Trail. Singing in the morning.

12
9
11
3
 

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

Yes