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Checklist S38334031

 
Location
Richard W. DeKorte Park, Bergen County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
1.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Michael Lechicky
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.140
Species
37 species (+6 other taxa) total
26
Mute Swan

At least

187
Mallard

Including one very adventurous lone duckling, with what was hopefully its mother nearby.

2
American Black Duck
3
Ruddy Duck

One adult male, one female, and one younger male. East Pool (-ish), close to the turnpike

6
Mourning Dove
50
Least Sandpiper

Estimate

120
Semipalmated Sandpiper

Estimate

130
peep sp.

Group of 10 flyby, group of 120

2
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher

Hanging out with the Greater Yellowlegs at the end of Transco Trail.

5
Greater Yellowlegs

Together with Dowitchers at the end of the Transcontinental Trail

7
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Herring Gull
1
gull sp.
2
Least Tern

Both appeared to be adults, off of the Transco Trail.

4
Forster's Tern

Including one apparently picky young bird seemingly refusing a fish from an adult.

10
Double-crested Cormorant

Rough estimate.

1
American White Pelican

Presumably continuing bird, found in turn by 2 other birders (thanks!). Hanging out with the cormorants off the east end of Transco Trail in the flooded Saw Mill Creek mudflats. Huge white bird, stocky but long orange legs, large orange beak, black wing tips. Poor digiscoped photos taken.

1
Least Bittern

Heard in the reeds towards the entrance to the Marsh Discovery Trail.

8
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret

Possibly an additional flyover, but not sure if Snowy or Great

1
white egret sp.

Thought to be Snowy

1
Osprey
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
woodpecker sp.

Flicker/Red-bellied, Disposal Rd.

2
American Kestrel

Male and female, Disposal Rd.

1
Peregrine Falcon

Brown immature over the open water, chasing Forster's Tern, which in turn (no pun intended) dive bombed it.

1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)

Blue-grayish front, brown overall, buff wingbars, not particularly slanted head. Out on the reeds in the marsh.

1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
10
Tree Swallow
1
Bank Swallow
30
Barn Swallow
9
Marsh Wren

Including 1 juvenile towards the entrance to Marsh Discovery Trail. Birds were singing all over the place.

6
American Robin

2 young in nest by the parking lot, seen being fed by parent.

2
Gray Catbird
2
Northern Mockingbird

One at Disposal Rd.

5
Cedar Waxwing
1
House Finch
2
American Goldfinch
2
Song Sparrow
35
Red-winged Blackbird

Estimate

4
Yellow Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal

Singing

1
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes