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Nocturnal

Owner Frank Gallo

Incidental
  • 8

Observations

  1. Number observed: 106
  2. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Possibly 2, 1 flew east with about 10 Canadas. A Cackling with a similar-sized group went by later heading west.

  3. Number observed: 312
  4. Number observed: 38
  5. Number observed: 2

    Comments: two flew up the river, separately; one was calling

  6. Number observed: 2

    Comments: quite vocal at dawn. One flew by.

  7. Number observed: 8
  8. Number observed: 7
  9. Number observed: 30
  10. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Female out with two mallards found by Patrick

  11. Number observed: 1

    Comments: With black ducks on sound side, diving.

  12. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Flew by is and landed in the river mouth. We could se abbreviated wing stripe as it went by.

  13. Greater/Lesser Scaup

    Number observed: 9
  14. Number observed: 1

    Comments: flew by Statford Point

  15. Surf/Black Scoter

    Number observed: 3
  16. Number observed: 3

    Comments: all females

  17. duck sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: A Teal species that flew out of the lagoon at first light. Very small; probably green-winged.

  18. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Clearly horned grebes buy plumage, size and shape.

  19. Number observed: 48
  20. Number observed: 8
  21. Number observed: 10

    Comments: Several small groups flew right over us..

  22. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Great looks at one on the side of the channel

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  23. Number observed: 1

    Comments: calling before first light

  24. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Found by Tom; not common here

  25. Number observed: 22

    Comments: outer bars

  26. Number observed: 19
  27. Number observed: 5
  28. Number observed: 1

    Comments: vocal at dawn flying around the point

  29. Number observed: 21
  30. Number observed: 16
  31. Number observed: 5

    Comments: 5 small dark sandpipers crawling over and under rocks on the jetty. About a week early for here, although records from MA to NJ start as early as late September. 5 were on Block Island on 10/6. New for our count.

  32. Number observed: 5
  33. Number observed: 8
  34. Number observed: 1

    Comments: calling and seen

  35. Number observed: 1

    Comments: flew by with Dunlin

  36. Number observed: 38
  37. Number observed: 2

    Comments: calling and one seen

  38. Number observed: 2

    Comments: young birds on the bars and fishing with the laughing gull.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male
    Female
    Sex Unknown 2
  39. Number observed: 21
  40. Number observed: 136
  41. Number observed: 248
  42. Number observed: 41
  43. Number observed: 6

    Comments: several following a fishing boat and a couple flew by close. One sat on a buoy

  44. large tern sp.

    Number observed: 3

    Comments: Caspian or Royal. Too distant to separate. Seen by Patrick and Jimmy.

  45. Number observed: 1

    Comments: flew by with a Common Loon heading west

  46. Number observed: 6
  47. Number observed: 297
  48. Number observed: 2

    Comments: 3:53 flying east landed in Phragmities near Pootatuck Yacht Club. A second landed on the LIS side near the platform at high tide after 4 p.m. and hunted on the edge, sometimes in plain view for 45 minutes before walking farther into the inlet away from us.

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  49. Number observed: 5
  50. Number observed: 21
  51. Number observed: 8
  52. Number observed: 14
  53. Number observed: 10

    Comments: Probably more but couldn't id all the young birds in the roost across the marsh.

  54. Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

    Number observed: 8

    Comments: In the roost near the marina in Stratford. Too far to id to species.

  55. Number observed: 6

    Comments: over I-95

  56. Number observed: 2
  57. Number observed: 8
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  58. Number observed: 14
  59. Number observed: 4
  60. Number observed: 13
  61. Accipiter sp.

    Number observed: 4
  62. Number observed: 2
  63. Number observed: 4
  64. Number observed: 1

    Comments: a young bird circling over the marsh

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  65. Number observed: 5
  66. owl sp.

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Large owl sp. Seen before dawn as it flew by the platform. Not seen in the evening. Probably a migrant.

  67. Number observed: 2
  68. Number observed: 7

    Comments: Several flew by heading west one after the other...

  69. Number observed: 2
  70. Number observed: 9
  71. Number observed: 19

    Comments: It was nice to see so many

  72. Number observed: 9

    Comments: quite a few out over the water and several came by late..

  73. Number observed: 3

    Comments: At least 3, and one huge dark bird

  74. Number observed: 2

    Comments: hanging around the point and near the last house

  75. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Photos, landed right beside the platform. We saw one on the record day in 2014, a well.

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  76. Number observed: 174
  77. Number observed: 6

    Comments: a few flew by the platform calling

  78. crow sp.

    Number observed: 52
  79. Number observed: 3

    Comments: near Shakespeare theater

  80. Number observed: 46

    Comments: pretty steady all day

  81. Number observed: 38

    Comments: again, hard to count. Could have been many more or a few less as they went out to the point, often with the titmice, off and on all day, but flocks varied in size and composition fairly often.

  82. Number observed: 32

    Comments: see chickadees.

  83. Number observed: 1

    Comments: flew over with a white-breasted

  84. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Flew over together with a red-breast. Red continued, white came back.

  85. Number observed: 1

    Comments: in marsh edge near the platform

  86. Number observed: 2

    Comments: calling off and on during the day

  87. Number observed: 1

    Comments: in the close large cedar on the point

  88. Number observed: 1

    Comments: landed next to the platform

  89. Number observed: 3

    Comments: flew right over us calling before first light; quite low

  90. Number observed: 3

    Comments: went over calling, fairly low

  91. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Flew over calling, higher up than the others

  92. Number observed: 15
  93. Number observed: 2

    Comments: one singing, the other hanging around the point all day

  94. Number observed: 129
  95. Number observed: 9
  96. Number observed: 13
  97. Number observed: 19
  98. Number observed: 11

    Comments: going over in 1's and 2's all morning

  99. Number observed: 7

    Comments: Landed in the bushes near us with Gold Finches

  100. Number observed: 110
  101. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Young birds; photos; They were with us all day. The seed paid off.

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  102. Number observed: 9
  103. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Nice looks at one in the sumacs near us

  104. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Seen together with Saltmarsh Sparrows on the LIS side.

  105. Number observed: 2
  106. Nelson's/Saltmarsh Sparrow (Sharp-tailed Sparrow)

    Number observed: 3

    Comments: Scattered around. Popped up and dropped in..

  107. Number observed: 2
  108. Number observed: 24
  109. Number observed: 7
  110. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Photos. Landed in the top of a shrub near us

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  111. Number observed: 134
  112. Number observed: 5
  113. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Hiding in hedge beside the platform at 6:17 p.m. Was it the bird that crashed landed this a.m. before first light??

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  114. Number observed: 27
  115. Number observed: 1

    Comments: It landed briefly in the bush beside the platform

  116. Number observed: 2
  117. Number observed: 29

    Comments: it's hard to know the actual numbers as Yellow-rumps went by all day but would return from the point going back toward the coastal center. There were always a few around the platform all day, as well, so the number could well be over 50.

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  118. warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: A warbler flew by calling. Heard by Nick and Frank. The call was Yellow warbler-like and was not any of the other three species we recorded.

  119. Number observed: 5
  120. Number observed: 2
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