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Checklist S45190781

 
Location
Chester Wetlands, Fremont County, Idaho, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:10 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mary Chris Harrison Boeh
Species
40 species total
15
Canada Goose
64
Trumpeter Swan

Trumpeter swans were seen on 2 of 9 ponds (57 were seen at once on Upper West Pond). Large, white, long-necked waterfowl with all-black bills.

13
Tundra Swan
8
Cinnamon Teal
89
Northern Shoveler
18
Gadwall
111
American Wigeon
75
Mallard
29
Northern Pintail
110
Green-winged Teal
41
Canvasback
12
Redhead
111
Ring-necked Duck

Ring-necked ducks were seen on 5 of 9 ponds. Diving duck. Males with light-colored sides, dark backs and heads. Blue bills with light outlines.

69
Lesser Scaup
13
Bufflehead
73
Common Goldeneye

Common Goldeneye were seen on 3 of 9 ponds. Males with dark bodies and white flanks and wing bars. Black heads with round, white dot. Rather stubby bills and steep foreheads.

17
Red-breasted Merganser
2
Ruddy Duck
3
Pied-billed Grebe
94
Eared Grebe

Eared Grebes were seen on 4 of 9 ponds. Small grebes with no tail. Thin, pointed bills. No tail and rear end rides high out of the water. Ragged crest and yellow feathers on cheeks (some were still in winter plumage and had sort of two-toned black-and-white heads)

385
American Coot

American coots were seen on 8 of 9 ponds. Dark, blue-gray plumage with thick, white bills. Dive for food, but not all that well.

X
Sandhill Crane
X
Killdeer
4
Long-billed Curlew
60
American White Pelican
X
Northern Harrier
X
Bald Eagle
X
Red-tailed Hawk
X
Northern Flicker
X
American Kestrel
X
Black-billed Magpie
X
Common Raven
X
Tree Swallow
X
Marsh Wren
X
American Robin
X
European Starling
X
Dark-eyed Junco
X
Song Sparrow
X
Western Meadowlark
X
Red-winged Blackbird
 

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

Yes