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Checklist S39168828

 
Location
Quivira NWR--Big Salt Marsh, Stafford County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:10 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 7 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Danny Akers
Comments:
Waterfowl counts very basic in dwindling light. Hope to obtain better counts tomorrow.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
63 species (+3 other taxa) total
90
Canada Goose
17
Wood Duck
350
Blue-winged Teal
700
Northern Shoveler
40
Gadwall
60
Mallard
3000
Northern Pintail
600
Green-winged Teal (American)
20
Redhead
350
Ruddy Duck
3
Northern Bobwhite
20
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Western/Clark's Grebe
11
Mourning Dove
1
Common Nighthawk
2
Chimney Swift
1500
American Coot
17
Black-necked Stilt
1100
American Avocet

Rough estimates in fading light. Still felt like I underestimated.

70
Killdeer
80
Stilt Sandpiper
3
Sanderling
2
Dunlin
70
Least Sandpiper
3
Pectoral Sandpiper
230
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1400
peep sp.

Many too far to ID in fading light.

1
Long-billed Dowitcher

Flight call.

16
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
6
Wilson's Phalarope
5
Solitary Sandpiper
10
Greater Yellowlegs
60
Lesser Yellowlegs
800
Franklin's Gull
250
Ring-billed Gull
70
Double-crested Cormorant
60
American White Pelican
3
American Bittern
70
Great Blue Heron
210
Great Egret
110
Snowy Egret
30
Little Blue Heron
1
Reddish Egret

Continuing. Photo.

600
Cattle Egret (Western)
26
Black-crowned Night-Heron
350
White-faced Ibis
8
Northern Harrier
1
Swainson's Hawk
3
Red-tailed Hawk (borealis)
3
Great Horned Owl
2
American Kestrel
3
American Crow
30
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
200
Barn Swallow
1
Marsh Wren
20
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
80
European Starling
1
American Goldfinch
40
Yellow-headed Blackbird
800
Red-winged Blackbird
450
Brown-headed Cowbird
2300
Common Grackle (Bronzed)

Large almost pure COGR flock flying in to roost towards dusk. Counted in 100s

20
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Blue Grosbeak
2
Dickcissel
 

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

Yes