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Checklist S40547417

 
Location
Branched Oak SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
29.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Larry Einemann
Species
54 species (+3 other taxa) total
6
Snow Goose
52
Canada Goose
40
Northern Shoveler
222
Gadwall

152 on a farm pond near lake.

5
American Wigeon
1370
Mallard
2
Northern Pintail
6
Green-winged Teal
5
Canvasback
150
Redhead
30
Ring-necked Duck
495
Lesser Scaup
2
Surf Scoter
3
White-winged Scoter

Found in group of 3 white-winged and 1 surf far off Lieber's Point. as reported by JJ. Searched for from Lieber's Point, but not found. Later found when viewed from marina.

2
Black Scoter

Little wind and viewed in good light via scope from south side campground. These were seen early after my arrival with a small flock of ruddy ducks. Larger size, all black, black cap and bill, pale white cheek patch; female type. After a boat raced through area, waterfowl dispersed. A subsequent search via scope, did not find them.

85
Bufflehead
21
Hooded Merganser
23
Red-breasted Merganser

Thin billed, messy crest.

119
Ruddy Duck

Found in a couple of groups; distinctive shape.

1000
duck sp.

A motor boat whizzed by on north side of lake as I was scanning through large raft of ducks on south side and viewed from south side. The waterfowl dispersed and settle down on same area or across south side of lake.

5
Pied-billed Grebe
27
Horned Grebe

Another birder had 53.

2
Western Grebe
1
Killdeer
31
Bonaparte's Gull
1
Franklin's Gull
345
Ring-billed Gull
19
Herring Gull
1000
gull sp.

Many on gull beach west of marina. As I drove up a hawk flew low over flock dispersing gulls to middle of the lake.

70
Double-crested Cormorant
16
American White Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Northern Harrier
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
5
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
2
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
10
Eastern Bluebird
460
American Robin
165
European Starling
7
House Finch
1
Pine Siskin
8
American Goldfinch
1
American Tree Sparrow
6
Dark-eyed Junco
11
Harris's Sparrow
5
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
33
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Rusty Blackbird

Found in group of birds, including many robins searching for roosting areas; rusty feather edges and no wing bars with yellow eye.

1
Common Grackle
10
House Sparrow
 

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