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Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:52 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s), 58 minute(s)
Distance:
8.05 mile(s)
Observers:
R Green
Comments:
Parked at Mouillee Creek lot and biked to SE corner of Long Pond (walked .4 mile north on dike and then back), then biked back to NW corner of cell 4, then returned to SE corner of Long Pond, then biked counter clockwise around Long Pond, then to pump house, then to SE corner of Mouillee Creek Unit (corner ag. field fluddle was full of shorebirds), then back to parking area. Second bike trip back to Long Pond SE (Marbled Godwit spot) and then back. 18+ miles biked/walked total.
Species
71 species (+3 other taxa) total
250
Canada Goose
1
Mute Swan
12
Wood Duck
220
Mallard
1
Green-winged Teal
1
Canvasback
2
Redhead
2
Lesser Scaup
1
White-winged Scoter

Continuing in cell 4.

20
duck sp.
24
Pied-billed Grebe
60
Mourning Dove

Many groups of 5 - 8 foraging on the dikes.

2
King Rail

Continuing. Juveniles observed at same time through scope about .25 miles apart in Long Pond. Flickr video. P1070339

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3
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
8
Common Gallinule
6
American Coot
4
Sandhill Crane
6
Semipalmated Plover
80
Killdeer

Conservative count. At least 50 SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

1
Marbled Godwit

Continuing in SE Long Pond. It was there all day. Flickr video. P1070406

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1
Red Knot

West side of Long Pond, just north of zone 7 sign. Flickr videos. P1070427 P1070440

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7
Stilt Sandpiper

Six SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

1
Dunlin

SE Long Pond in the AM. Gone during the PM.

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70
Least Sandpiper

Many SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

3
Pectoral Sandpiper
40
Semipalmated Sandpiper

Many SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

30
peep sp.

Conservative count of misc. peeps (Least and Semipalmated Sandpipers) scattered around, many SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

10
Short-billed Dowitcher

At least four SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

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4
Wilson's Snipe
7
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Solitary Sandpiper
3
Greater Yellowlegs
140
Lesser Yellowlegs

More than 110 SE of Mouillee Creek unit in the flooded field.

3
Ring-billed Gull
1
Herring Gull
35
Caspian Tern
4
Double-crested Cormorant
25
Great Blue Heron
50
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret

Less than .25 miles from Mouillee Creek parking area, in narrow channel that runs along center dike on north side. Photos.

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1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
5
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
1
Willow Flycatcher
4
Eastern Kingbird
1
Warbling Vireo
9
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
6
Purple Martin
20
Tree Swallow
15
Bank Swallow
30
Barn Swallow
3
House Wren
30
Marsh Wren
2
American Robin
4
Gray Catbird
200
European Starling
2
Cedar Waxwing
8
American Goldfinch
1
Savannah Sparrow
8
Song Sparrow
3
Swamp Sparrow
2
sparrow sp.
0
Yellow-headed Blackbird

Looking all day along center dike without success.

1
Bobolink
250
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brown-headed Cowbird
40
Common Grackle
25
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
2
Northern Cardinal
8
Indigo Bunting
7
Dickcissel

Continuing. All heard singing. One .2 mile from Mouillee Creek parking area, one near pump house, five on north end of Long Pond unit. Photos of two.

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

Yes