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Checklist S39424716

 
Location
Miller Beach, Lake Street, Lake County, Indiana, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:46 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
13
Duration:
8 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Observers:
jeff mccoy
Comments:
w/ Tyler Stuart, Matt Kalwasinski, Stephen Bell, Don Gorney, Matthew Bowman, Leland Shaum, Thaddeus Shaum, Neil Miller, Ken Brock, Brad Bumgardner, Ed Hopkins, John Kendall, and, later in the afternoon, Frederick Ruckersfeldt, Michael Topp, and Ryne Rutherford, visiting biologist from the U.P.
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.6
Species
28 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Greater White-fronted Goose
102
Canada Goose
12
Wood Duck
70
Blue-winged Teal
29
Northern Shoveler
6
Gadwall
2
American Wigeon
4
Mallard
34
Northern Pintail
20
Green-winged Teal
3
Greater Scaup

Aythya type with extensive white wing stripe. We typically get our first scaup here in late September, and they are virtually always Greater.

3
Horned Grebe
62
Chimney Swift
4
Black-bellied Plover
1
Ruddy Turnstone
79
Sanderling
1
Baird's Sandpiper
4
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Parasitic Jaeger

Typical intermediate juvenile bird initially spotted by Stephen Bell. Flew by just offshore at 8:35 a.m.

90
Ring-billed Gull
19
Herring Gull
28
Common Tern

Flock of 25 that circled up and went inland, and a flock of three feeding along the shoreline in the afternoon.

1
Forster's Tern
1
tern sp.
107
Double-crested Cormorant
12
Turkey Vulture
1
Red-tailed Hawk
3
Peregrine Falcon
64
Tree Swallow

In two flocks, a flock of 44 that suddenly appeared as a swarm out over the lake, and an inland flock of 20.

 

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

Yes