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Location
Loess Bluffs NWR, Holt County, Missouri, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:26 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
12
Duration:
4 hour(s), 50 minute(s)
Distance:
10.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Burroughs Audubon Field Trips , Ginny Culver List , Jennifer Hammett List , Joe Alburty List , Karen Stair List , Larry Olpin List , Lynnea Nelson List , MW Stoakes List , Malcolm Gold List , Rochelle Nelson List , sherry leonardo List
Comments:
Cloudy with a few light showers. Temperature was mid to upper 50’s.

Burroughs Audubon Field Trip

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Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
94 species (+6 other taxa) total
500
Snow Goose
4
Ross's Goose
200
Canada Goose
4
Trumpeter Swan

Large white birds with long curved necks.

30
Wood Duck

© Jennifer Hammett

200
Blue-winged Teal
1
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)

The bird had the body and red coloring of the Cinnamon Teal and the green head coloring stripe with a faint lighter hip patch.

© Malcolm Gold

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© Malcolm Gold

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
800
Northern Shoveler
75
Gadwall
2
American Wigeon
15
Mallard
5
Northern Pintail
100
Green-winged Teal
4
Ring-necked Duck
10
Lesser Scaup
10
Bufflehead
25
Hooded Merganser

© Jennifer Hammett

3
Ruddy Duck
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
20
Pied-billed Grebe
50
Double-crested Cormorant
6
American White Pelican
60
Great Blue Heron
10
Great Egret
23
White-faced Ibis
10
Turkey Vulture
2
Northern Harrier
7
Bald Eagle

One nest ghad two adults beside the nest and two young in the nest. A second best had one adult in the nest.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4 3
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
10
Red-tailed Hawk
1500
American Coot
2
American Avocet
36
Semipalmated Plover
1
Piping Plover

Small Plover with one solid black line across chest, thin black strap across forehead but missing black around eye as expected with Semipalmated Plover with very light tan back. Orange tip of bill and legs rule out Snowy Plover.

© Joe Alburty

Bird was in Mallard Marsh at around 2:45 p.m. Video at: https://youtu.be/_qtiVuXYzTU

© Joe Alburty

Photo by Mike Stoakes

© Ginny Culver

Average Quality

Piping Plover, zoomed in from great distance

50
Killdeer
3
Hudsonian Godwit
4
Stilt Sandpiper
38
Dunlin
25
Baird's Sandpiper
5
Least Sandpiper
200
Pectoral Sandpiper
4
Semipalmated Sandpiper
20
Long-billed Dowitcher
10
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
45
Wilson's Snipe
2
Wilson's Phalarope
3
Greater Yellowlegs
90
Lesser Yellowlegs
200
shorebird sp.

Too far to tell at back of ponds, some in flight, others wading as we drove.

1
Bonaparte's Gull
88
Franklin's Gull
5
Mourning Dove
4
Great Horned Owl (Great Horned)

The fledgling was sitting on a tree branch while the parents were sitting in trees behind it.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 3
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)

© Jennifer Hammett

Fledgling

© Ginny Culver

Average Quality

Great Horned Owl, in context

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© Ginny Culver

Average Quality

Great Horned Owl

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Belted Kingfisher
4
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
7
Northern Flicker
1
Pileated Woodpecker
3
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon

© Ginny Culver

Average Quality

Peregrine Falcon

Age:
Adult
5
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue Jay
1
American Crow
10
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
200
Tree Swallow
100
Barn Swallow
500
swallow sp.
3
Black-capped Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
2
Carolina Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5
Eastern Bluebird
150
American Robin
2
Brown Thrasher
50
European Starling
50
Yellow-rumped Warbler
20
American Tree Sparrow

Late; rufous caps, bi-colored bill, small black spot in chest.

5
Chipping Sparrow
3
Lark Sparrow
1
Fox Sparrow (Red)
5
Dark-eyed Junco

Late; counted by 1

16
Harris's Sparrow
2
Vesper Sparrow
5
Savannah Sparrow
3
Song Sparrow
3
Lincoln's Sparrow
6
Swamp Sparrow
10
sparrow sp.
6
Northern Cardinal
5
Yellow-headed Blackbird
1
Eastern Meadowlark
15
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
500
Red-winged Blackbird
50
Brown-headed Cowbird
7
Brewer's Blackbird
25
Common Grackle
4
Great-tailed Grackle
5
House Finch
2
American Goldfinch
Additional species seen by Larry Olpin:
1
Cinnamon x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)
Additional species seen by Joe Alburty:
1
Cinnamon x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)
Additional species seen by Jennifer Hammett:
1
Cinnamon x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)
Additional species seen by Karen Stair:
1
Cinnamon x Green-winged Teal (hybrid)
 

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