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Checklist S45914963

 
Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 21, 2018 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
36.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Riley Nelson
Comments:
Started counting at Visitors Center near the Freeway, made the auto loop then returned to the Visitors Center. On the return only new taxa were counted. Riley Nelson, Kaye Nelson, Wayne Mathis, Dianne Mathis.
Species
58 species total
336
Canada Goose
2
Blue-winged Teal

We saw many cinnamon teal today. Two lighter teal with blue wing patches flew by, we called them blue winged teal.

74
Cinnamon Teal
10
Northern Shoveler
43
Gadwall
74
Mallard
4
Redhead
5
Ruddy Duck
5
Ring-necked Pheasant
4
Pied-billed Grebe
28
Western Grebe
2
Clark's Grebe
3
Eurasian Collared-Dove
77
American Coot
7
Black-necked Stilt
16
American Avocet
7
Killdeer
3
Long-billed Curlew
2
Spotted Sandpiper
25
Franklin's Gull
24
Ring-billed Gull
645
California Gull

some could easily have been ring-billed gulls. I based the identification mainly on size, many from a long distance.

1
Caspian Tern
10
Forster's Tern
9
Double-crested Cormorant
13
American White Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
13
Snowy Egret
1
Cattle Egret
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
289
White-faced Ibis
8
Turkey Vulture
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Swainson's Hawk
4
Red-tailed Hawk
2
American Kestrel
12
Western Kingbird
2
Eastern Kingbird
4
Common Raven
2
Tree Swallow
31
Barn Swallow
400
Cliff Swallow
24
Marsh Wren
4
European Starling
2
House Finch
3
Chipping Sparrow
7
Song Sparrow
1
Yellow-breasted Chat
61
Yellow-headed Blackbird
8
Western Meadowlark
1
Bullock's Oriole
33
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
4
Brewer's Blackbird
4
Great-tailed Grackle
3
Yellow Warbler
2
Western Tanager
7
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes