Checklist S57472543

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Owner Marcia Watson

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Traveling
  • 18
  • 2 mi
Comments

This was one of the periodic birding trips offered by MES. Notable were five dolphins seen in channel on trip to island.

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Observations

  1. Number observed: 30
  2. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Pair. In large flock of mallres in one of the impoundments.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
  3. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Pair. In large flock of mallards in one of the impoundents.

    Age & Sex:
    Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
    Male 1
    Female 1
    Sex Unknown
  4. Number observed: 400

    Comments: There were at least three huge flicks of mallards, including large numbers of young This is surely an underestimate.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
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  5. Number observed: 20

    Comments: Adults and a few young.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
  6. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Continuing. Photo of one of the individuals to be added.

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  7. Number observed: 1
  8. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Continuing. Just offshore.

  9. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Photo to be added. Breeding plumage.

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  10. King/Clapper Rail

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: Grunt call. Only heard once. Not seen

  11. Number observed: 2
  12. Number observed: 10
  13. Number observed: 3

    Comments: Seen at distance on far side of impoundment. Heat shimmer prevented photos.

  14. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Distant

  15. Number observed: 10
  16. peep sp.

    Number observed: 50

    Comments: Distant.

  17. Number observed: 1
  18. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Distant.

  19. Number observed: 6

    Comments: Individuals scattered around the island. Seen and heard. For some of the Willets, the plumage was seen well enough to ID as Eastern based on heavily vermiculated breast, but others were not seen well enough to rule out Western.

  20. Number observed: 6

    Comments: Individuals scattered around the island. Seen and heard. For some of the Willets, the plumage was seen well enough to ID as Eastern based on heavily vermiculated breast.

  21. Number observed: 10
  22. Number observed: 200

    Comments: Groups widely dispersed over the island. Photo to be added of nest with eggs.

    Breeding Code: NE Nest with Eggs (Confirmed)
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  23. Number observed: 30
  24. Number observed: 10

    Comments: There are more LETE in a nesting colony on the island, but we just missed observing a team who were banding offspring.

  25. Number observed: 16

    Comments: Exact count of individuals in a flock that flew in and landed in the water of one of the impoundments.

  26. Number observed: 30

    Comments: Some nesting individuals. Photos to be added.

    Breeding Code: ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
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  27. Number observed: 400
  28. Number observed: 12
  29. Number observed: 10
  30. Number observed: 20
  31. Number observed: 8

    Comments: At least 2 adults and 6 young.

    Breeding Code: FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
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  32. Number observed: 10
  33. Number observed: 3
  34. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Fly-by

  35. Number observed: 8
  36. Number observed: 1
  37. Number observed: 30

    Comments: Many nests with young.

  38. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Flyover.

  39. Number observed: 1

    Comments: On Coach Island

  40. Number observed: 6
  41. Number observed: 3

    Comments: On Coach Island

  42. Number observed: 8
  43. Number observed: 2
  44. Number observed: 16
  45. Number observed: 20

    Comments: Nesting colony.

  46. Number observed: 10
  47. Number observed: 2

    Comments: On Coach Island

  48. Number observed: 4
  49. Number observed: 1

    Comments: On Coach Island

  50. Number observed: 1

    Comments: One, heard only, singing weakly in marsh.

  51. Number observed: 1

    Comments: On Coach Island

  52. Number observed: 200
  53. Number observed: 16
  54. Number observed: 1
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