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Checklist S47577393

 
Location
Whitefish Point, Chippewa County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:42 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 32 minute(s)
Distance:
1.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Gary Palmer List , Louie Dombroski
Comments:
N/A
Species
33 species (+3 other taxa) total
4
Gadwall

Initially spotted swimming on lake, then seen in flight as they flew into pond at tip. Darker chests contrasted with whitish bellies. White speculum clinched identification on all.

1
Common Merganser
2
Piping Plover

Continuing juveniles from nest at point.

2
Killdeer
4
Sanderling
1
Least Sandpiper
3
Semipalmated Sandpiper
3
Spotted Sandpiper
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 2
2
Greater Yellowlegs
148
Ring-billed Gull
180
Herring Gull
2
Common Tern
2
Common Loon
2
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
3
Turkey Vulture
2
Buteo sp.
1
hawk sp.
1
American Kestrel

Female seen flying over lakeshore beach. Separated from Merlin by heavily barred brown upperparts and very strong and distinctive face pattern.

6
Barn Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
3
Red-breasted Nuthatch
1
Brown Creeper
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5
Cedar Waxwing
1
Purple Finch
7
Chipping Sparrow
2
Nashville Warbler
1
American Redstart
8
Cape May Warbler
1
Chestnut-sided Warbler
2
Palm Warbler (Western)
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
1
Pine Warbler
3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
8
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)
 

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Yes