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Checklist S44616872

 
Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:24 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 11 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Neil Paprocki
Comments:
Ran into Margaret Sloan and we semi-birded together for ~half the loop. Saw the Godwits and Whimbrel together.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
58 species (+2 other taxa) total
20
2
100
200
100
100
20
40
20
4
20
2
10
20
1
4
500
1
1
60
Western/Clark's Grebe
2
10000
200
1000
2
1

Photos. South dike road of tour loop. This is now 3 out of 4 years with Whimbrel seen in Box Elder County near or on Bear River MBR, although this is much earlier than the others -- May 9, 2015 & May 3, 2016; both on Bird Refuge Rd.

© Neil Paprocki

© Neil Paprocki

© Neil Paprocki

© Neil Paprocki

6
6140

Seems incredible but the entire main pond was drained and absolutely covered in them. Counted by 10s initially then by 100s. Estimated 6000 then another 140 in shallow water on east dike road (usual spot).

© Neil Paprocki

They stretched for about as far as the eye could see, 180 degrees.

© Neil Paprocki

© Neil Paprocki

2
2
2
2
2
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
2
1000
10
100

Several copulations observed.

Breeding Code
C Courtship, Display, or Copulation (Probable)
10
2
3

Photos. Seems every year this species creeps a little farther northwards.

© Neil Paprocki

NECO on far left, perched on log.

10
100
35
1
10
4
1000
6
300
2
4
2
100

Singing everywhere

2
10
20
20
100
1
2
 

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

Yes