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Checklist S46369301

 
Location
Montrose Point, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Hughes
Species
51 species (+3 other taxa) total
100
Canada Goose

Includes local birds and a couple groups moving north

1
swan sp.

Flying north with a group of Canada Geese

2
Wood Duck
15
Mallard

Includes 1 recently hatched youngster

2
Aythya sp.

Flying north along Lake MIchigan close to shore. Probably scaup. Dark bay ducks with prominent white secondary stripes.

5
Hooded Merganser

Immature/females. In Lake Michigan off the public beach.

100
Double-crested Cormorant

Breeding birds on the crib. Rough estimate made with binoculars.

1
Black-crowned Night-Heron

Adult on the north side of the harbor around dawn

3
Semipalmated Plover

On the public beach. Small plovers with a single breast band, medium gray upperparts, orange legs, and small bills. Should this really be considered rare?

4
Killdeer

Two adults and 2 full grown juveniles in the Dunes

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
1
Sanderling

On the beach. Should this really be considered rare?

1
White-rumped Sandpiper

With the group of Semipalmated Sandpipers. Should this really be considered rare?

12
Semipalmated Sandpiper

On the beach

8
Spotted Sandpiper
120
Ring-billed Gull
6
Herring Gull

One adult, 4 second cycles, and 1 third cycle

40
Caspian Tern
1
Mourning Dove
1
Black-billed Cuckoo
1
Barn Owl

Discovered by mobbing Red-winged Blackbirds and Common Grackles. Medium sized owl, pale brown above with unstreaked whitish underparts, buffy breast, round head without tufts, dark eyes.

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© Robert Hughes

12
Chimney Swift
1
Northern Flicker
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
3
Yellow-bellied Flycatcher
3
Alder Flycatcher
3
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
4
Eastern Kingbird
4
Warbling Vireo
2
American Crow
20
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

A few hanging around the Bank Swallow nesting area

40
Purple Martin

Includes birds at the harbor nesting cololny

4
Tree Swallow
2
Bank Swallow

One seen entering hole at nesting location

Breeding Code
N Visiting Probable Nest Site (Probable)
15
Barn Swallow
1
Black-capped Chickadee
1
House Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
8
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
30
European Starling

Includes a few juveniles

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
3
Cedar Waxwing
3
Common Yellowthroat
4
Yellow Warbler
1
Blackpoll Warbler

Heard singing

2
Song Sparrow
3
Northern Cardinal
1
Orchard Oriole

Unaged male heard singing

8
Baltimore Oriole
30
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Brown-headed Cowbird
50
Common Grackle

Includes a group flying north over Lake Michigan. A few juveniles seen too.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
2
House Finch
4
American Goldfinch
6
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes