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Checklist S45143092

 
Location
Montrose Point, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue May 01, 2018 5:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Hughes
Species
102 species (+4 other taxa) total
25
Canada Goose

Includes a family group with a big passel of goslings

8
Mallard
1
Lesser Scaup

Adult male at the west end of the boat harbor

2
Bufflehead

Females in the lake off the beach

60
Red-breasted Merganser
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
4
Mourning Dove
5
Chimney Swift
2
Sora

Heard calling in the pannes

1
American Coot
2
Semipalmated Plover

Small plovers with medium gray backs and a single complete breastband

3
Killdeer
1
Baird's Sandpiper

Same bird from yesterday?

20
Least Sandpiper
15
Pectoral Sandpiper
4
Spotted Sandpiper
4
Solitary Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Willet

At the far west end of the beach

12
Lesser Yellowlegs
50
shorebird sp.

Several flocks flying north. Probably Pectoral Sandpipers.

1
Bonaparte's Gull

Immature bird at the beach

1
Franklin's Gull

Adult or older immature at the beach. Medium sized gull with medium gray upperparts, partial hood, prominent white eye arcs, small black bill, large white apical spots, and paler gray area on inner part of outer primaries.

150
Ring-billed Gull
3
Herring Gull
30
Caspian Tern
2
Forster's Tern
1
Common Loon

Alternate adult at the east end of the boat harbor

60
Double-crested Cormorant
7
Great Blue Heron
5
Great Egret

Includes a group of 4 flying together

3
Green Heron
2
Northern Harrier

Female or immature birds flying north

1
Red-headed Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
6
Northern Flicker
1
falcon sp.
1
Least Flycatcher
2
Warbling Vireo
10
Blue Jay
5
American Crow
20
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
40
Purple Martin
12
Tree Swallow
2
Bank Swallow
20
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow
50
swallow sp.
2
Black-capped Chickadee
4
House Wren
6
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
12
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Veery
2
Gray-cheeked Thrush
50
Swainson's Thrush
4
Hermit Thrush
1
Wood Thrush
20
American Robin
4
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
15
European Starling
1
American Pipit
2
House Finch
1
Pine Siskin
1
American Goldfinch
1
Grasshopper Sparrow

Southeast corner of the dunes

4
Chipping Sparrow
2
Field Sparrow
60
White-crowned Sparrow
50
White-throated Sparrow
1
LeConte's Sparrow

In the native planting area. Small sparrow with prominent orange supercillium, streaked back, white median crown stripe, gray cheek patch, buffy breast, and streaked sides.

30
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
5
Lincoln's Sparrow
40
Swamp Sparrow
5
Eastern Towhee
1
Bobolink

Adult male

1
Western/Eastern Meadowlark

Unidentified meadowlark seen in the dunes. Possibly a Western based on the pale, washed out color. Not heard and not seen well.

1
Orchard Oriole

Immature male

2
Baltimore Oriole

Adult males

80
Red-winged Blackbird
15
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Rusty Blackbird

Adult male in the dunes. Heard singing as well.

20
Common Grackle
5
Ovenbird
3
Northern Waterthrush
1
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Tennessee Warbler
6
Orange-crowned Warbler
4
Nashville Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler

Adult male in the Magic Hedge

1
American Redstart
1
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
6
Yellow Warbler
1
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Blackpoll Warbler
30
Palm Warbler
1
Pine Warbler

Adult male

60
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
6
Northern Cardinal
1
Dickcissel

Adult male. Heard singing typical Dickcissel song and giving the buzzy flight call several times. House Sparrow sized bird with yellow breast overlaid with a black "V", thick gray bill, streaked back, gray head, yellowish supercillium.

20
House Sparrow
 

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