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Checklist S47065516

 
Location
Little Creek Wildlife Area, Kent County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 57 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 kilometer(s)
Observers:
Lucas Bobay
Comments:
Kayaked perimeter of impoundment, SHARP marsh bird surveys, permission to access
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
38 species total
4
Wood Duck
1
Northern Shoveler

Lingering male, eclipse plumage and unable to fly. Distinctive big bill, blue patches on wings, low profile.

1
Gadwall
25
Mallard
2
American Black Duck
1
Ruddy Duck

Unmistakable in breeding plumage, small diving duck with red back, black hood, white mask, and bright blue bill

4
Pied-billed Grebe
2
Virginia Rail
1
Sora

Whinny call, replied to VIRA tape. Marsh bird survey

3
American Coot

Good views, slaty colored duck-like rallids with white bill.

4
Black-necked Stilt
6
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Willet
4
Lesser Yellowlegs
10
Laughing Gull
4
Forster's Tern
5
Double-crested Cormorant
12
Least Bittern

Possibly as many as 15, all individuals seen in different parts of impoundment from kayak.

15
Great Blue Heron
40
Great Egret
8
Snowy Egret
1
Green Heron
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
21
Glossy Ibis
2
Osprey
1
Purple Martin
8
Tree Swallow
6
Bank Swallow
20
Barn Swallow
8
Marsh Wren
1
Carolina Wren
40
European Starling
1
American Goldfinch
2
Seaside Sparrow
3
Swamp Sparrow
90
Red-winged Blackbird
8
Common Grackle
7
Common Yellowthroat
 

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

Yes