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Checklist S39612300

 
Location
Utqiagvik (Barrow)--Navy Airstrip, North Slope County, Alaska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:05 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
8
Duration:
9 hour(s), 39 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Kathy Drake List , Lyle Hamilton List , Mary Trombley , Tom Johnson List
Comments:
Field Guides tour with Tom Johnson; 10-15 mph N wind, mix of sun and clouds with occasional snow showers
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
16 species (+3 other taxa) total
1
60
120
50
eider sp.
1
400
1
30
1

whitish, winter-plumaged Arctic bird; flying NE with a Long-tailed Duck; white underwings obvious

30

careful estimate

370

*careful count, though birds were moving both NE and SW for the first hour or two; when the wind calmed in the afternoon, quite a few birds began to forage in the surf; photos

© Tom Johnson

© Tom Johnson

© Tom Johnson

Average Quality

© Tom Johnson

Average Quality

© Tom Johnson

Average Quality

© Tom Johnson

© Tom Johnson

© Tom Johnson

© Lyle Hamilton

© Mary Trombley

2
450

*many; estimated groups of 50

© Mary Trombley

1
Herring x Glaucous Gull (hybrid)

© Tom Johnson

19

1x1 count; most flying SW; photos

1
20
loon sp.
1

© Mary Trombley

2
 

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

Yes