Checklist S49480984

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Owner Zak Pohlen

Incidental
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Comments

US Fish & Wildlife Service - Migratory Bird Management and US Geological Survey Aerial Bar-tailed Godwit Surveys conducted by H. Wilson (pilot/observer), D. Ruthrauff (observer), and Z. Pohlen (observer) in a USFWS MBM Cessna 2016 Amphibian. Surveys were conducted from Point Sheldon on the YK Delta to Nelson Lagoon/Mud Bay on the Alaska Peninsula. Operations were based out of Bethel for surveys along the YK Delta coast on 7 and 8 September and King Salmon on 9 September for surveys along the Alaska Peninsula.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 35
  2. Number observed: 1
  3. Number observed: 20
  4. dabbling duck sp.

    Number observed: 200
  5. Number observed: 3
  6. Number observed: 12
  7. shorebird sp.

    Number observed: 11149

    Comments: Large flocks on the flats too distant to ID to species. Most likely DUNL, ROSP, WESA with other things included (plovers, yellowlegs, etc.). Care was taken to estimate each flock.

  8. Number observed: 80
  9. Number observed: 35
  10. gull sp.

    Number observed: 150

    Comments: Good estimate. Most likely GLGU and MEGU