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Checklist S46265360

 
Location
Whitefish Point, Chippewa County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:29 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
1.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Gary Palmer List , Louie Dombroski , Skye Haas List
Comments:
With Gary Palmer and Skye Haas for part of the visit.
Species
29 species total
17
5

In separate flock from mergansers, possibly continuing from previous sighting by others. Aythya ducks with grayish backs and wings, lacking white stripe of scaup. Males with red heads, black chests.

2

Flying with large flock of Red-breasted Mergansers that were flushed by fishing boat.

4
3
134

All seen in one scan of the lake while most were in the air after being flushed by fishing boat.

1
3
3
14
30
14

Most, including a tight flock of 7 were sitting on the lake. Three were seen in flight headed north.

7
1
6
2

Seen simultaneously on the beach, one continuing from the last few days, and another less heavily marked large white, yellow-eyed, "earless" owl perched on driftwood in roped-off Piping Plover area.

1
120
2
9
3
1
2
1
1
2
1
1
1
 

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

Yes