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Checklist S43248929

 
Location
Holiday Beach Conservation Area, Essex County, Ontario, CA ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Nov 19, 1976 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Observers:
Allen Chartier
Comments:
Also includes nearby Amherstburg.
Species
43 species (+3 other taxa) total
100
Canada Goose
7000
Mallard

This was a fairly typical number during November in the marsh during the 1970s and early 1980s. Careful estimate.

5000
American Black Duck

This was a fairly typical number during November in the marsh during the 1970s and early 1980s. Careful estimate.

45
Canvasback
100
Redhead
20
Ring-necked Duck
220
Lesser Scaup
9
Black Scoter
6
Common Goldeneye
10
Red-breasted Merganser
2000
duck sp.

Unidentified ducks, probably mostly Mallards. Careful estimate.

1
Ring-necked Pheasant
3
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
20
American Coot
6
Killdeer
5
Dunlin
2
Wilson's Snipe
6
shorebird sp.
1
Black-legged Kittiwake

Juvenile flew over the parking lot. No notes available.

250
Bonaparte's Gull
4000
Ring-billed Gull

Along the lakeshore and in the river adjacent to Amherstburg.

5000
Herring Gull
2
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Sterna sp.
6
Great Blue Heron
5
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
17
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Short-eared Owl
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Blue Jay
2500
American Crow

Flying over the hawkwatch parking lot.

75
Horned Lark
1
Brown Creeper
1
Carolina Wren
200
European Starling
6
Cedar Waxwing
350
American Goldfinch
20
American Tree Sparrow
15
Song Sparrow
5
Eastern Meadowlark

Migrants flying over from east to west.

50
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
25
Rusty Blackbird
1
Common Yellowthroat

Adult male, seen well in cattail marsh.

10
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes