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Checklist S44971140

 
Location
Nayanquing Point SWA, Bay County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:12 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
1 hour(s), 29 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Ralph Forsberg
Comments:
N/A
Species
31 species (+5 other taxa) total
24
Canada Goose
1
Trumpeter Swan
6
Blue-winged Teal
8
Northern Shoveler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 4
Female 4
Sex Unknown
2
Gadwall
4
Mallard
12
Northern Pintail
8
dabbling duck sp.

Very small, not mallards for sure, perhaps

7
Bufflehead
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 4
Female 3
Sex Unknown
24
duck sp.
1
American Coot
17
Sandhill Crane
2
Killdeer
24
peep sp.

Very small shorebirds on spit near second tower's pond. Could not ID, too far. But surely some peep species given size and color. Best guess is least sandpiper, but cannot be sure.

1
Lesser Yellowlegs
11
large shorebird sp.

In flooded field, too far to ID but about 10-12".

39
Bonaparte's Gull

22 on spit in inlet near second tower; 17 in flooded field viewed from Tower Beach Road.

10
Ring-billed Gull
5
Herring Gull
3
Caspian Tern
5
Forster's Tern
8
Great Egret
4
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey

Had a goo sized fish in talons, landed on dead tree and ate it, sat in tree there for the whole time we were at Nayanquing, no fish when we left the area.

1
American Crow
16
Tree Swallow
3
Barn Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
7
American Robin
9
European Starling
3
Field Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow
2
sparrow sp.
44
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
39
Common Grackle
 

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

Yes