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Checklist S37746462

 
Location
Prime Hook NWR, Sussex County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
John Long
Comments:
PHNWR Turkle Pond, HQ, Boardwalk Trail, Broadkill Rd., Prime Hook Beach Rd., Fowler Beach Rd.
Species
60 species total
10
Canada Goose
2
American Black Duck

flyover at Prime Hook Road

5
Mourning Dove
5
Willet
10
Laughing Gull
3
Ring-billed Gull
1
Herring Gull
3
Forster's Tern
7
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
4
Snowy Egret
2
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle
1
Red-headed Woodpecker

Looks like setting up nest in cavity at top of large dead tree at end of second boardwalk coming back into meadow on right on Boardwalk Trail. Saw fly to cavity with nest material. Sitting on top of dead tree trunk over hole.

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker

Boardwalk Trail

1
Downy Woodpecker

Boardwalk Trail

1
Hairy Woodpecker

Fowler Beach Rd.

2
Pileated Woodpecker

Flying across Turkle Pond

1
Northern Flicker
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Acadian Flycatcher

Heard at Black Farm Trail head

1
Willow Flycatcher

On wire at Farm pullout on Broadkill Road. Yellow chest as flew across road to wire. Ongoing along with marsh wrens at this location

© John Long

1
Eastern Phoebe
2
Great Crested Flycatcher
1
Eastern Kingbird
1
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
12
Purple Martin

A houses at HQ

20
Tree Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
6
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
1
Marsh Wren
1
Carolina Wren
5
American Robin
4
Gray Catbird
1
Brown Thrasher
4
Northern Mockingbird
2
Cedar Waxwing
2
House Finch
2
American Goldfinch
2
Grasshopper Sparrow

Field at entrance to PHNWR HQ

1
Field Sparrow
4
Seaside Sparrow

At bridge parking lot at Fowler Beach Rd. Saw 2 in scope and heard others

1
Saltmarsh Sparrow

Orange head with black cap, striped breast. Sitting on weeds along road at bridge at end of Fowler Beach Rd. ongoing.

2
Song Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
3
Orchard Oriole
25
Red-winged Blackbird
6
Brown-headed Cowbird
8
Common Grackle
1
Ovenbird
2
Prothonotary Warbler

Turkle Pond

2
Common Yellowthroat
6
Northern Cardinal
3
Blue Grosbeak
2
Indigo Bunting
1
Dickcissel

On wire at meadow on road into PHNWR HQ. Flying back and forth to field. Male singing loudly.

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

© John Long

Female nearby. Appear to be setting up nest in field next to PHNWR HQ

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
2
House Sparrow
 

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