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Checklist S43276120

 
Location
Fish Point SWA, Tuscola County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
14
Duration:
1 hour(s), 33 minute(s)
Distance:
2.6 mile(s)
Observers:
Caleb Putnam List , Holly Vaughn Joswick List , Jessica Adamczyk , Joe Soehnel List , Juliet Berger List
Comments:
MI Birds field trip led by Caleb Putnam.
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.7.3.1
Species
30 species (+1 other taxa) total
2

2 viewed in flight to the north of the viewing platform. Could not relocate once they landed in the marsh.

750
2
250
4
14
6
1500
15
150

Careful estimate

2
35
100
7
4
150
35
1

Probably 2nd cycle- much larger than all HERG, with very dark slate gray mantle (uniform) and messy wing coverts. Only seen perched. Gigantic bill and gonydeal angle and short primary projection, eliminating LBBG.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Sharp-shinned/Cooper's Hawk
1
4

3 viewed in a high kettle with a soaring accipiter, traveling west, 10:50am. A few minutes later saw 4th bird, to you east, lower to the horizon, also traveling west.

1
3
9
1
4
5
5
30
10
1
Additional species seen by Holly Vaughn Joswick:
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
Additional species seen by Juliet Berger:
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Blue Jay
 

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

Yes