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Checklist S45606456

 
Location
Quivira NWR--Big Salt Marsh, Stafford County, Kansas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 12, 2018 6:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Joseph Miller
Species
132 species total
4
Canada Goose
4
Wood Duck
25
Blue-winged Teal
50
Northern Shoveler
25
Gadwall
6
American Wigeon
25
Mallard
1
Northern Pintail
25
Green-winged Teal
15
Redhead
2
Hooded Merganser

females, seen well

25
Ruddy Duck
20
Northern Bobwhite

scattered throughout the area

6
Ring-necked Pheasant
1
Wild Turkey
2
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Eared Grebe
25
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
5
Common Nighthawk
3
Chimney Swift
1
King Rail
3
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
25
American Coot
2
Black Rail
20
Black-necked Stilt
25
American Avocet
20
Black-bellied Plover
1
American Golden-Plover
15
Snowy Plover
3
Semipalmated Plover
25
Killdeer
2
Whimbrel
11
Hudsonian Godwit
1
Ruddy Turnstone
500
Stilt Sandpiper
15
Sanderling
1
Baird's Sandpiper
15
Least Sandpiper
100
White-rumped Sandpiper
25
Semipalmated Sandpiper
45
Long-billed Dowitcher
750
Wilson's Phalarope
1
Red-necked Phalarope
5
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
2
Willet (Western)
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
25
Franklin's Gull
15
Ring-billed Gull
1
Least Tern
5
Black Tern
1
Forster's Tern
6
Double-crested Cormorant
6
American White Pelican
4
American Bittern
17
Great Blue Heron
7
Great Egret
4
Snowy Egret
1
Cattle Egret
3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
75
White-faced Ibis
15
Turkey Vulture
1
Mississippi Kite
3
Northern Harrier
2
Bald Eagle
6
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Great Horned Owl
1
Burrowing Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
20
Red-headed Woodpecker
5
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
3
Peregrine Falcon
3
Eastern Wood-Pewee
2
Least Flycatcher
5
Eastern Phoebe
10
Great Crested Flycatcher
15
Western Kingbird
15
Eastern Kingbird
15
Bell's Vireo
10
Warbling Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
5
Blue Jay
1
American Crow
2
Horned Lark
2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
20
Tree Swallow
15
Barn Swallow
500
Cliff Swallow
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
15
House Wren
1
Carolina Wren
5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
6
Eastern Bluebird
6
American Robin
5
Gray Catbird
6
Brown Thrasher
4
Northern Mockingbird
25
European Starling
50
Cedar Waxwing
3
Pine Siskin
6
American Goldfinch
1
Cassin's Sparrow

Very odd sighting of a single bird in a tangle of trees near the hay barn corner. Unusual habitat and behavior, acted much more like a Lincoln's Sparrow. Photos by Anthony Miller

© Joseph Miller

© Joseph Miller

© Joseph Miller

1
Grasshopper Sparrow
1
Chipping Sparrow
4
Clay-colored Sparrow
5
Field Sparrow
20
Lark Sparrow
1
Lark Bunting
1
Vesper Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
2
Lincoln's Sparrow
25
Yellow-headed Blackbird
4
Bobolink
1
Western Meadowlark
25
Eastern Meadowlark
6
Orchard Oriole
30
Baltimore Oriole
500
Red-winged Blackbird
20
Brown-headed Cowbird
25
Common Grackle
1
Blue-winged Warbler

Seen well at the "Haybarn" corner, bright yellow male with bluish wings, white wingbars and a white vent. Photos by Anthony Miller

© Joseph Miller

Average Quality

© Joseph Miller

Average Quality
5
Common Yellowthroat
20
Yellow Warbler
5
Northern Cardinal
8
Blue Grosbeak
4
Indigo Bunting
15
Dickcissel
1
House Sparrow
 

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