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Checklist S39051702

 
Location
Camas NWR, Jefferson County, Idaho, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 12 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Hilary Turner
Comments:
Incredible morning at Camas! Wilson's numbers were notably down. Lots of sparrows and LOTS of waterfowl
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
64 species (+1 other taxa) total
250
Canada Goose

Including the continual waves that came over as I was birding. 80% were flyovers. A few using the ponds

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
4
Trumpeter Swan
2
Northern Shoveler

© Hilary Turner

40
Mallard

More than this

12
Northern Pintail

Probably more

1
Green-winged Teal
1
Ring-necked Duck
3
Lesser Scaup
1
Hooded Merganser
3
Ruddy Duck

Female with 2 babies!

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
500
duck sp.

Estimate of unidentified birds using marshes and ponds

2
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Horned Grebe
7
Eared Grebe
2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
11
Eurasian Collared-Dove
4
Mourning Dove
2
Common Nighthawk
1
Sora
9
Sandhill Crane

Also saw two adults with two juveniles using the marsh

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
5
Killdeer
1
Ruddy Turnstone

Continuing. Orange legs. strong black band on chest. White front on face. Woo! State bird!

3
Red-necked Phalarope
6
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Great Blue Heron
3
White-faced Ibis
3
Northern Harrier
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk

CSing high over cottonwood windrows. Squared tail, leading edge bowed, mallet shaped appearance!

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
4
Swainson's Hawk
5
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
3
American Kestrel
1
Western Wood-Pewee
1
Eastern Kingbird
2
Cassin's Vireo
29
Black-billed Magpie

One group of 14 plus inds

45
Barn Swallow

Estimate. Did not see any other swallow species today

1
Red-breasted Nuthatch
6
House Wren

© Hilary Turner

6
Marsh Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Initially heard calling. Chased it down to fine a tiny, blue-gray, long-tailed songbird with a white eye ring and white outer tail coverts!

6
American Robin
3
Sage Thrasher
40
European Starling
3
Pine Siskin
5
Dark-eyed Junco
21
White-crowned Sparrow
4
Vesper Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
8
Lincoln's Sparrow

© Hilary Turner

40
Yellow-headed Blackbird
42
Western Meadowlark

Large flocks, many individuals singing.

4
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brewer's Blackbird
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
MacGillivray's Warbler
3
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler
7
Wilson's Warbler
1
Blue Grosbeak

Continuing female type with very large bill and Rusty tones in the wings

© Hilary Turner

4
Lazuli Bunting

Two adults males with two juveniles. Young begging. Males were still faintly blue, red chested, albeit dirty looking. Smaller billed than blue grosbeak, which was near for a good comparison. Poor photos taken.

100
House Sparrow

Foraging on roadside in large flocks on road leading to refuge

 

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Yes