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Checklist S44620999

 
Location
Pawnee Lake SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:23 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
3 hour(s), 22 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jenny Jo Johnson
Comments:
32 deg and occasionally snowing. Targeting the cattle egret. (And lapland longspur. And American Pipit. And hermit thrush....) So I never actually scoped the lake. We did note all the waterfowl that we happened to see when we were looking for those other birds. (With Nathan and Noel)
Species
46 species (+4 other taxa) total
3
Canada Goose
9
Blue-winged Teal
150
Northern Shoveler
1
Gadwall
1
Mallard
100
Lesser Scaup
1
Bufflehead
20
Ruddy Duck
20
Pied-billed Grebe
8
Horned Grebe
2
Mourning Dove
170
American Coot
19
Killdeer
10
Hudsonian Godwit

© Jenny Jo Johnson

1
Baird's Sandpiper

Dark legs; wings longer than tail; fawn-colored neck/breast. (See background in picture with semipalmated.) Please correct me if this is wrong.

2
Pectoral Sandpiper

© Jenny Jo Johnson

2
Semipalmated Sandpiper

Dark legs; wings and tail seem to be same length. (See the bird in front and to the right in picture.) Please correct me if this is wrong.

© Jenny Jo Johnson

10
Franklin's Gull
100
Ring-billed Gull
2
Herring Gull
20
American White Pelican

I think this number is likely quite low. They were all squinched up together; it was difficult to estimate.

8
Great Blue Heron
9
Great Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron

On northwest side of lake, off of 126th St.

© Jenny Jo Johnson

1
Northern Harrier
2
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

© Jenny Jo Johnson

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
Northern Flicker (Red-shafted)
2
American Kestrel
1
Eastern Phoebe

© Jenny Jo Johnson

10
American Robin
20
European Starling
1
American Tree Sparrow
8
Dark-eyed Junco
10
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
30
sparrow sp.

I'll be honest; I didn't really try for most of the sparrows. But I want to submit a complete checklist, so the rest can fit here.

6
Yellow-headed Blackbird
14
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
200
Red-winged Blackbird
40
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Brewer's Blackbird

Shorter squared tail. Sheen glossy overall. Also, found feeding in open cornfield, not someplace wet, marshy.

© Jenny Jo Johnson

20
Common Grackle
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

© Jenny Jo Johnson

1
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes