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Checklist S45299316

 
Location
Montrose Point, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 05, 2018 5:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Hughes
Species
101 species (+2 other taxa) total
12
Canada Goose
6
Wood Duck
8
Mallard
50
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
6
Chimney Swift
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
5
Sora

A couple heard calling too

2
Killdeer
2
Sanderling
3
Dunlin
25
Least Sandpiper
10
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
Bonaparte's Gull

First cycle bird at the beach

100
Ring-billed Gull
3
Herring Gull
40
Caspian Tern
5
Forster's Tern
1
Common Loon

The continuing adult bird in the harbor

60
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
4
Great Egret

Flock of 4 flying south

3
Green Heron
4
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Group seen in flight heading south towards the golf course pond

1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Downy Woodpecker
6
Northern Flicker
1
American Kestrel
2
Least Flycatcher
1
Eastern Phoebe
1
White-eyed Vireo

In the forbidden area on the east side of the Point. Feeding near the tops of trees! WEVI should be considered rare at Montrose.

2
Warbling Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
10
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
8
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Several exploring voids under the concrete fishing pier

Breeding Code
N Visiting Probable Nest Site (Probable)
20
Purple Martin
8
Tree Swallow
2
Bank Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
2
Cliff Swallow
30
swallow sp.
2
Black-capped Chickadee
3
House Wren
1
Marsh Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

Where are all the gnatcatchers? They should be fairly common now but I've hardly seen any.

1
Golden-crowned Kinglet
10
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Veery
2
Gray-cheeked Thrush
30
Swainson's Thrush
2
Hermit Thrush
20
American Robin
50
Gray Catbird

Many feeding in the tops of trees

1
Brown Thrasher
10
European Starling
2
American Goldfinch
10
Chipping Sparrow
2
Clay-colored Sparrow
2
Field Sparrow
1
Lark Sparrow

In the butterfly garden. Large sparrow with bold, chestnut head striping, unstreaked underparts, brown streaked back, pale base to primaries.

1
Dark-eyed Junco
200
White-crowned Sparrow
150
White-throated Sparrow
20
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
5
Lincoln's Sparrow
100
Swamp Sparrow

Several seen feeding the tops of trees

6
Eastern Towhee
1
Yellow-breasted Chat
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird

At the east end of the Point. Blackbird with yellow head, throat, and breast. Seen feeding in the tops of trees with other passerines. Immature/second calendar year male - extensive yellow head but limited white in the primary coverts and brown feathers in the crown.

© Robert Hughes

Age:
Immature
Sex:
Male
1
Bobolink
1
Western/Eastern Meadowlark

Unidentified meadowlark in the dunes. Not heard and seen only in flight.

2
Orchard Oriole

Immature male and (unaged) female

6
Baltimore Oriole
150
Red-winged Blackbird

Many feeding in tree tops on midges/flies with other passerines

5
Brown-headed Cowbird
50
Common Grackle
15
Ovenbird
25
Northern Waterthrush

Several feeding near the tops of trees

1
Golden-winged Warbler

Male at the far east end of the Point

4
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Prothonotary Warbler

Male at the far east end of the Point. Feeding near the tops of trees.

3
Tennessee Warbler
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
3
Nashville Warbler
4
Common Yellowthroat
2
American Redstart
2
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
8
Yellow Warbler
1
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Blackpoll Warbler
80
Palm Warbler
100
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
6
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
1
Indigo Bunting
12
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes