Checklist S58747064

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Owner Ted Floyd

Traveling
  • 1
  • 1.6 mi
Comments

Sunny and still quite warm, despite the hour; buggy; water quite high at Hecla and Waneka, dropping at Greenlee. Did Waneka-Hecla loop, Waneka-Hecla connector, Waneka west side, Greenlee observation deck.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 5

    Comments: All in adult-like aspect.

  2. Number observed: X

    Comments: All presumed to be this taxon.

  3. Number observed: 15

    Comments: Including a hen with four small dependent young.

  4. Mallard/Mexican Duck

    Number observed: 1

    Comments: A chartreuse-billed brown duck that seemed, hm, different from the others.

  5. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Molting male.

  6. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Continuing male. Photo to come. [EDIT: photo added below.]

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  7. Number observed: 1

    Comments: At Hecla. Not a breeding aspect male. Curious.

  8. Number observed: 4

    Comments: Up on the high wires, as usual.

  9. Number observed: 3
  10. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Song continues, as it tends to with this species, despite the heat and season.

  11. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Peenting loudly by Greenly.

  12. Number observed: 2

    Comments: Chippering loudly near Greenlee.

  13. Number observed: 5
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  14. Number observed: 3

    Comments: Adult, two young.

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  15. Number observed: 1
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  16. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Continuing bird, Waneka west side.

  17. Number observed: 3
  18. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Waneka west side; in the recently mowed field.

  19. Number observed: 1
  20. Number observed: 1
  21. Number observed: 1
  22. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Doing the flatulent flight call thing at and around Hecla.

  23. Number observed: 7
  24. swallow sp.

    Number observed: 5

    Comments: Distant; not well studied. Perhaps Cliffs?

  25. Number observed: 1

    Comments: ID to this taxonomic level by vocalization.

  26. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Continuing bird at west side of Waneka-Hecla connector.

  27. Number observed: 150

    Comments: Big flock of mostly juveniles flying north across the Waneka-Hecla connector.

  28. Number observed: 2
  29. Number observed: 1
  30. Number observed: 2
  31. Number observed: 3

    Comments: Nicely vocal around the south side of Hecla.

  32. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Singing vigorously--as is their wont at that this time of year.

  33. Number observed: 1

    Comments: Adult bopping around on the trail, Waneka Landing.

  34. Number observed: 5

    Comments: Didn't see the big flock that's been gathering in the Greenlee Marsh; maybe they just hadn't arrived for the evening?

  35. Number observed: 1

    Comments: An aberrantly low count. I just didn't cross paths with the gathering roost, for whatever reason.

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