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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
Canada Goose
5
Redhead

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
White-winged Scoter

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

4
Common Goldeneye
3
Common Merganser
134
Red-breasted Merganser

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

1
Killdeer
3
Semipalmated Sandpiper
3
Spotted Sandpiper
14
Ring-billed Gull
30
Herring Gull
14
Common Loon

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

7
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Turkey Vulture
6
Bald Eagle
2
Snowy Owl

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
Peregrine Falcon
120
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
9
Barn Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
1
American Robin
2
Pine Siskin
1
Chipping Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
2
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Common Grackle
1
Nashville Warbler
1
Yellow Warbler
 

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

Yes