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Checklist S40135466

 
Location
Holland SP, Ottawa County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:00 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 26 minute(s)
Observers:
Carl & Judi Manning
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.5.149
Species
19 species total
12
Mallard
14
White-winged Scoter

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality
6
Red-breasted Merganser
1
Horned Grebe
7
Sanderling
1
Pomarine Jaeger

A jaeger with white wing flash with small secondary flash. Color overall was dark cinnamon tone. It appeared to be smaller than Herring, and about the size of Ring-bill. Central retrices slightly longer and rounded. Central under tail coverts barred. The bird was first seen invading a flock of gulls sitting on the south pier, For over five minutes we watched the POJA and gulls take turns harassing each other. Flight during these sorties was slow and deliberate, not fast, wheeling and falcon-like as a PAJA would. We did not see the POJA steal any food from the gulls, although the gulls were not hunting at the time. We did see gulls take a few small passerines in flight earlier in the morning. See photos.

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality
14
Bonaparte's Gull
300
Ring-billed Gull
250
Herring Gull
2
Great Black-backed Gull
2
Forster's Tern

Small tern without carpal bar. Eye patch distinct and not connected as in Common. See photos.

© Carl & Judi Manning

© Carl & Judi Manning

© Carl & Judi Manning

1
Common Loon
1
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Bald Eagle
5
American Crow
1
Snow Bunting

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality
1
Fox Sparrow

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality
1
Dark-eyed Junco
1
Swamp Sparrow

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality

© Carl & Judi Manning

Average Quality
 

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

Yes