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Checklist S39312814

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
11
Duration:
2 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
1.3 mile(s)
Observers:
Doug Hitchcox
Comments:
Maine Audubon's Weekly Bird Walk | We started at the pond but went to the North Meadow to look for the Fork-tailed Flycatcher to no avail. Fairly windy today; mostly sunny. Low tide. 65ºF.
Species
41 species (+1 other taxa) total
4
Canada Goose
10
Wild Turkey
1
Mourning Dove
250
Semipalmated Sandpiper
80
Ring-billed Gull
10
Herring Gull (American)
1
Great Black-backed Gull
60
Double-crested Cormorant

large group feeding along the shore off the north meadow

1
Great Blue Heron

flushed from the pond

20
Snowy Egret

estimate of large group along the river; checked for LIEG but distance and activity made for tough viewing

4
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
American Kestrel
12
Eastern Phoebe

higher than usual

1
Eastern Kingbird

immature in the north meadow

1
Blue-headed Vireo
3
Red-eyed Vireo
7
Blue Jay
10
American Crow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren
5
Golden-crowned Kinglet
1
American Robin
9
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
4
Northern Mockingbird
2
Cedar Waxwing
2
House Finch
5
American Goldfinch
3
White-throated Sparrow
5
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
2
Song Sparrow
1
Common Yellowthroat
1
Palm Warbler
12
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
40
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

flyovers in the north meadow; interesting to see so many streaming over this meadow, mostly heading northeast (perhaps because of the wind).

One other unidentifiable warbler was a presumed Cape May briefly seen on the west edge of the north meadow

 

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

Yes