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Checklist S44526690

 
Location
Pawnee Lake SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Tom Gannon
Comments:
--One of the "luckiest" bird outings of my life?!--for April, anyway: maybe so much movement/activity because of approaching April snowstorm; "but Sweet Jesus, You couldn't give me ONE Western Meadowlark?!"; time includes convocs. with birders S Kruse and then L Gierke.
Species
75 species total
8
2
50
85
5
90
2

--m/f

2

--m/f, westside pond

3

--scoped

5

--scoped

60
1
3
45

--wow; counted 19 below the dam, then had to count by fives and tens

5
6
225
8
11
4
3
1

--FOY; in flight: white forewing "panels" evident; NW corner of lake, seen from Lakeview Campground (had almost given up on this bird for the day)

16
45
4

--FOY

4

--incl. yodel!

500
400

--yep: wow

19

--incl. 15 w/ egrets at cove at W end of Lakeview Campground (last little parking circle)

31

--at cove at W end of Lakeview Campground . . . counted 2ce

1

--FOY; at cove at W end of Lakeview Campground: in a tree on opposite bank w/ 2 GREGs; smaller bird w/ black bill; scoped (only because LG told me she'd seen it earlier!?--THANKS!)

2

--FOY; at cove at W end of Lakeview Campground (on extreme right bank; flew away before _G could get a photo?)

1

--incl. calls

1

--FOY; in flight along Superior St W of lake; classic light-morph "undercarriage" (burgundy throat/chest, white wings w/ contrasting dark remiges); grabbed camera, but too late

3

--incl. Kreider's-esque individual

1
2
4
12
8

--wow; incl. 2 pairs

1

--Day Use Area on SW corner of lake (assumed it another AMKE at first, but no)

2
12
8

--single flock

2

--usual place

9
1
1
1

--FOY; "spree" buzzes, then vis.: 2nd walking bridge on "Multi-Use Trail" from Lakeview Campground

2

--FOY; great singers, then vis., finally: "Multi-Use Trail" from Lakeview Campground

3
65
9
25

--single flock

1
1

--good vis.: in top of tree, "Multi-Use Trail" from Lakeview Campground (rather shocked to still be seeing them)

13
11

--FOY ("yeah, I'm late to the party"); incl. migration flock of 7

2
1
1

--"Multi-Use Trail" from Lakeview Campground

20

--"may be staying the summer" ;-}

1
1

--songs ("ta-ta-ti-{sputter/buzz/jumble}"); just heard _and_ saw a VESP yesterday in Seward Co, so the song was fresh in my mind

7
27

--counted by ones; incl. several small migration flocks

2

--FOY; "Multi-Use Trail" from Lakeview Campground

1
17
50
12
130
1
24

--counted by ones

4
 

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

Yes