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Checklist S44794055

 
Location
Pawnee Lake SRA, Lancaster County, Nebraska, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Apr 21, 2018 9:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Ruth Stearns
Species
69 species total
12
Canada Goose
82
Blue-winged Teal
179
Northern Shoveler
5
Gadwall
1
American Wigeon
12
Mallard
85
Green-winged Teal
2
Ring-necked Duck
20
Bufflehead
6
Common Goldeneye

3 pairs seen at the dam, diagnostic square and peaked head shape, white patch below eye, white on wing of females, diving duck

2
Common Merganser
5
Red-breasted Merganser
30
Ruddy Duck
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
21
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
6
Mourning Dove
276
American Coot
2
American Avocet
2
Semipalmated Plover
2
Killdeer
6
Marbled Godwit

at the NW corner of the lake, scoped from the NE side. Then I walked through the woods heading west to get much closer, and eventually one of these large, long billed (slightly upturned) mostly buff shorebirds started preening and eventually showed me his buffy underwings.

© Ruth Stearns

© Ruth Stearns

18
Baird's Sandpiper
12
Pectoral Sandpiper
8
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Bonaparte's Gull

© Ruth Stearns

Comparison, Bonaparte's, Frankin's and Ring-billed Gulls

25
Franklin's Gull
35
Ring-billed Gull
2
Common Loon

one in adult breeding plumage

© Ruth Stearns

210
Double-crested Cormorant
155
American White Pelican
15
Great Blue Heron
25
Great Egret

most were scoped from the NW corner, two were by the dam and the rest in the inlet at area 4.

2
Osprey
1
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Barred Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
7
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
2
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue Jay
1
American Crow
5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
8
Tree Swallow
3
Barn Swallow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Golden-crowned Kinglet
7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
18
American Robin
3
European Starling
16
Cedar Waxwing
3
American Goldfinch
1
Field Sparrow
1
Fox Sparrow
7
Dark-eyed Junco
1
Harris's Sparrow
9
Song Sparrow
2
Swamp Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
1
Western Meadowlark
4
Eastern Meadowlark
12
Red-winged Blackbird
26
Common Grackle
4
Yellow-rumped Warbler
4
Northern Cardinal
2
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes