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Checklist S45105781

 
Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 16 minute(s)
Distance:
5.161 mile(s)
Observers:
Dan Rabosky
Comments:
Bright day. Started cold (30f), quickly warmed. SEOW was at approx 11 am. All on foot, north side of refuge.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
60 species (+3 other taxa) total
100
Canada Goose
25
Mute Swan
4
Wood Duck
9
Blue-winged Teal
16
Northern Shoveler
9
Gadwall
4
American Wigeon
17
Mallard
1
Northern Pintail
5
Green-winged Teal
1
Canvasback
2
Redhead
2
Ring-necked Duck
110
Greater/Lesser Scaup
25
Bufflehead
100
Ruddy Duck
6
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Horned Grebe
1
Sora

Whinny call, not seen

4
Common Gallinule
130
American Coot
7
Sandhill Crane
7
Killdeer
6
Dunlin
2
Least Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
1
Wilson's Snipe
2
Spotted Sandpiper
3
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Greater/Lesser Yellowlegs
5
Bonaparte's Gull
X
Ring-billed Gull
2
Herring Gull
37
Caspian Tern
10
Forster's Tern
20
Common/Forster's Tern
1
Common Loon
130
Double-crested Cormorant
5
American White Pelican
25
Great Blue Heron
15
Great Egret
27
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Very abundant on grass islands humphries unit (w YHBL)

3
Osprey
Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
2
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Snowy Owl

Photos

© Dan Rabosky

Average Quality
1
Short-eared Owl

Flushed out of cornfield/grass , mobbed by 20 RWBL. Flew 100 m, landed in same type of stuff , flushed again after 3 mins, again mobbed by RWBL. Flew erratically another 100 m, seemed to land in corn but I could not locate. Unmistakable. Bright buffy patches on upper wings, buff breast, light barring from neck and extending onto breast.

1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
5
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
1
Purple Martin
10
Tree Swallow
5
Barn Swallow
3
American Robin
7
Savannah Sparrow
10
Song Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
3
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Humphries unit - bad photo available

200
Red-winged Blackbird
30
Brown-headed Cowbird
52
Common Grackle
2
Palm Warbler

Foraging in open grassland like a sparrow!

1
Yellow-rumped Warbler
 

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