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Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Vanderkamp
Comments:
A great birding site! My estimates are very conservative. Needless to say, I did not count all the birds on the huge mudflat.
Species
50 species (+1 other taxa) total
200
Canada Goose
4
Tundra Swan

Continuing. The sun caught the yellow lores on one of them. Not Trumpeters.

10
Blue-winged Teal
60
Cinnamon Teal
300
Northern Shoveler
15
American Wigeon
50
Mallard
1
Green-winged Teal
1
Bufflehead
5
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Ring-necked Pheasant
6
Pied-billed Grebe
6
Horned Grebe

One small flock together. Still in non-breeding plumage.

10
Eared Grebe
6
Western Grebe
4
Clark's Grebe
1
Sora
1000
American Coot
1
Sandhill Crane
65
Black-necked Stilt
70
American Avocet
6
Killdeer
1
Whimbrel

Continuing. Seen near two Long-billed Curlews. A smaller bird with a decurved black bill much shorter than the curlews. Strong eyebrow stripe. See photo on April 20.

5
Long-billed Curlew
3
Marbled Godwit
1
Greater Yellowlegs
5
Franklin's Gull
8
California Gull
1
Herring Gull
12
Double-crested Cormorant
80
American White Pelican
6
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
3
Glossy Ibis

Good close looks at at least these three. Dark eye and bluesh lores. I did not check out all 1000 Ibis that I counted!

1000
Glossy/White-faced Ibis
2
Northern Harrier
2
Common Raven
1000
Tree Swallow

Many different flocks in different areas.

2
Barn Swallow
45
Cliff Swallow
150
Marsh Wren

Heard their chattering out my open window for miles. Low estimate.

2
American Robin
2
House Finch
4
Vesper Sparrow
6
Savannah Sparrow
12
Song Sparrow
8
Western Meadowlark
50
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Great-tailed Grackle
6
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes