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Checklist S6807490

 
Location
Gilsland Farm Audubon Center, Cumberland County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Hynes
Comments:
gotta love migration - broke the 60 species plateau. low tide was at 0652; good looks at shorebirds in front of the north meadow blind from 0930 until 1000. mostly blue sky
Species
61 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
Mallard
5
Common Eider
4
Wild Turkey
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown 2
5
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Mourning Dove
4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
68
Black-bellied Plover

still all adults but getting farther along with molt

22
Semipalmated Plover
1
Baird's Sandpiper

juvenile in close in front of the north meadow blind among the many SESA - a first for me here!

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Least Sandpiper

surprised I couldn't pick out more

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
White-rumped Sandpiper

adult, maybe only my second record here, foraging on the mudflats in front of the north meadow blind, caught rump when they all flushed

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
450
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper
7
Greater Yellowlegs
18
Bonaparte's Gull

all adults with heads mostly molted now

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 18
30
Ring-billed Gull
130
Herring Gull
5
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Common Loon

flew over

8
Double-crested Cormorant
5
Great Blue Heron
12
Snowy Egret
8
Osprey

may have been more. still haven't seen a juvenile yet

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 8
1
Northern Harrier

flew over

1
Cooper's Hawk

hunting for the second day in a row; sexed by size

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Red-tailed Hawk

soaring over the parking lot

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
Belted Kingfisher
2
Downy Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Merlin

perched briefly, harassed by barn swallows

1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
1
Least Flycatcher
3
Empidonax sp.
1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Blue-headed Vireo

sang briefly

6
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Blue Jay
5
American Crow
4
Tree Swallow
20
Barn Swallow
3
Black-capped Chickadee
3
Tufted Titmouse
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren
1
Veery

same spot off the west meadow where I have had it consistently over the last week or so

3
American Robin
11
Gray Catbird
10
Cedar Waxwing
15
House Finch
2
Purple Finch
20
American Goldfinch
20
Song Sparrow
4
Baltimore Oriole

one adult male sang in flight several times

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Common Grackle
1
Black-and-white Warbler
9
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart
2
Yellow Warbler
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
3
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
15
House Sparrow
 

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