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Checklist S47846519

 
Location
Pte. Mouillee SGA, Monroe County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:53 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
4 hour(s), 22 minute(s)
Distance:
7.339 mile(s)
Observers:
Sarah Toner List , logan kahle
Comments:
Calm, sunny, 70-80° F. Muggy. With Sarah Toner Andrew Sturgess. Started at sigler rd entrance, down causeway between long pond and vermet then out to cell 3+4 via main causeway. Retraced route on return trip. Most shorebird habitat in long pond along N + E edges of unit.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
61 species (+1 other taxa) total
30
Canada Goose
11
Mute Swan
7
Wood Duck
1
Blue-winged Teal

Long pond

150
Mallard
6
Green-winged Teal

Long pond

2
Canvasback

1 in humphries 1 in cell 4. Both males

2
Redhead

1 in humphries 1 in cell 4. Both females

1
Greater Scaup

Cell 4

2
Ruddy Duck

Humphries

32
Pied-billed Grebe

Most in humphries

8
Mourning Dove
0
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

SMT only

1
King Rail

Continuing juv at channel on eastern end of long pond. About here (42.0347519,-83.2062770) Would come out from vegetation on N side of channel then retreat back in. Photos

1
Rallus sp.

At NW corner of long pond. Very small. Vira?

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
0
Common Gallinule

SMT only. Humphries

64
American Coot

Humphries

4
Semipalmated Plover
11
Killdeer
8
Least Sandpiper
2
Pectoral Sandpiper
18
Semipalmated Sandpiper
6
Short-billed Dowitcher

All juvs

1
Long-billed Dowitcher

*rare? Adult molting into basic, making ID a challenge. The few remaining alternate scapulars and coverts appeared to have the tell-tale white tips of Long-billed. Impression based on cursory view was long-billed based on hunch-backed shape. Silent. Andrew got diagnostic photos (will work on acquiring soon). I got poor, undiagnostic photos

1
Wilson's Phalarope

Juv at E end of long pond

4
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Solitary Sandpiper

Juv at SE end of long pond

2
Greater Yellowlegs

Adults

14
Lesser Yellowlegs
177
Ring-billed Gull

Cell 4

11
Herring Gull

Cell 4

20
Caspian Tern

Cell 4 and vic

207
Double-crested Cormorant

Cell 4

1
American White Pelican

Spotted by SMT flying W over marsh

13
Great Blue Heron

Most in long pond

15
Great Egret

Most in long pond

1
Green Heron

Calling by river

3
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
2
Bald Eagle

Juvs

1
Downy Woodpecker

Entrance

2
Eastern Kingbird

Near entrance

1
Blue Jay

Entrance

1
Horned Lark
Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Most near entrance

25
Purple Martin
4
Tree Swallow
75
Bank Swallow
20
Barn Swallow
2
Marsh Wren

Calling. Few?

400
European Starling

Most in flocks

4
Cedar Waxwing
8
American Goldfinch
1
Savannah Sparrow

On levee

6
Song Sparrow
4
Bobolink
700
Red-winged Blackbird

Flyovers

1
Brown-headed Cowbird

Male

2500
Common Grackle

Flocks of 1500,1000 early. Conservative

1
Common Yellowthroat
3
Yellow Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
3
Indigo Bunting

Singing

3
House Sparrow
 

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