Checklist S42272501

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Owner Dan Ellison

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Traveling
  • 2
  • 3.9 km
Comments

Somewhat windy at times. Scattered, high cirrus clouds with weak sun.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 1330

    Comments: Counted by tens. Large flocks in the fields N of Deal Ln. Shortly before we started the count, we saw probably most or all in the air over these fields; at the beginning of the count, 230 flew over us and apparently landed on the Missouri River nearby. Two groups remained in the stubble fields, one with 800 (and a white goose at the edge) and a more distant group of 300.

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  2. Graylag Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid)

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Graylag Goose (Domestic type) x Canada Goose (hybrid) associated with large flock of Canada Geese. Large goose, gray and white, pink legs, seen recently by other observers vicinity of Lewis & Clark County fairgrounds. Photo taken at long distance.

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  3. Number observed: 480

    Comments: Counted by tens. All in cow pasture/feedlot with lots of exposed dirt and cow pies among ice.

  4. Number observed: 45

    Comments: Counted by fives. In cow pasture/feedlot with lots of exposed dirt and cow pies among ice.

  5. Number observed: 1
  6. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Flew along the draw N of Deal Ln, near Sea Ray Rd; seen perch in the tops of two different dead shrubs.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 1
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  7. Number observed: 2
  8. Number observed: 15

    Comments: Conservative count by fives, probably low.

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Additional species seen by Shane Sater:
  1. Domestic goose sp. (Domestic type)

    Number observed: 1
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