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Checklist S6727848

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 05, 2010 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
12
Duration:
3 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Hynes
Comments:
hot and very muggy, still air, high tide at 0701, first mud exposed at ~0930 in front of the blind at the north end of the north meadow for good shorebird concentration/viewing
Species
52 species (+2 other taxa) total
4
Mallard
1
American Black Duck
2
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
9
Common Eider
1
Wild Turkey

the usual tom who lives around the environmental center

2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Mourning Dove
3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
24
Black-bellied Plover
3
Semipalmated Plover
2
Least Sandpiper

heard overhead twice, could have been more

150
Semipalmated Sandpiper

all adults that I could see

11
Short-billed Dowitcher

worn

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 11
1
Spotted Sandpiper
4
Ring-billed Gull
24
Herring Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull
35
Common Tern

juveniles still begging and getting fed

17
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
1
Green Heron

by the pond after the walk

2
Osprey
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
3
Eastern Phoebe
2
Eastern Kingbird

didn't breed here

6
Red-eyed Vireo

one pair very upset by the presence of a BLJA

5
Blue Jay
8
American Crow
8
Barn Swallow
10
Black-capped Chickadee
4
Tufted Titmouse
1
Red-breasted Nuthatch

dispersal or early migrant

4
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Marsh Wren

sang once

1
Veery

calling; dispersal or early migrant?

7
American Robin
14
Gray Catbird
40
European Starling

one flock

12
Cedar Waxwing
5
House Finch
15
American Goldfinch
3
Chipping Sparrow

fledglings begging

30
Song Sparrow
4
Bobolink

one male most of the way molted into basic plumage

20
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Common Grackle
1
Louisiana/Northern Waterthrush

heard a sharp "tic" several times from the edge of the marsh and my ear is rusty enough with LOWA that I better go with waterthrush sp.

3
Black-and-white Warbler

one still singing

5
Common Yellowthroat
5
Yellow Warbler
3
Chestnut-sided Warbler

dispersal or early migrant

10
House Sparrow
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes