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Checklist S6882768

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
13
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Hynes
Comments:
Maine Audubon field trip, mostly sunny with strong NW wind kicking up in the morning then dissapating
Species
53 species (+3 other taxa) total
1
Blue-winged Teal
12
Mallard
3
American Black Duck
4
Mallard x American Black Duck (hybrid)
5
Ring-necked Pheasant
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Pied-billed Grebe

in the harbor

3
Mourning Dove
3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
3
Ruddy Turnstone

on one of the rocky ledges just outside the harbor

1
Solitary Sandpiper

edge of the ice pond

3
Black Guillemot
10
Laughing Gull
65
Herring Gull
40
Great Black-backed Gull
2
Common Loon
100
Northern Gannet

conservative count, great show on the east side of the island as viewed from White Head, mostly immatures

2
Great Cormorant
150
Double-crested Cormorant
1
American Bittern

in the marsh near the pump house

1
Great Blue Heron

flew over

3
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
10
Sharp-shinned Hawk

very conspicuous overhead all day, conservative count

1
Accipiter sp.

might have been a Cooper's

1
Belted Kingfisher
8
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
12
Merlin

very conspicuous overhead all day, conservative count

3
Peregrine Falcon
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 1
1
Empidonax sp.
1
Blue-headed Vireo
4
Red-eyed Vireo
6
Blue Jay
10
American Crow
1
Common Raven
15
Black-capped Chickadee
9
Red-breasted Nuthatch
1
Brown Creeper
1
Carolina Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

in an apple tree next to the church

8
Golden-crowned Kinglet
1
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
40
Cedar Waxwing
3
Purple Finch
5
American Goldfinch
1
Lark Bunting

foraging around the rocks at White Head, photos taken, likely immature, lateral throat stripe present but not as dark/bold as in Sibleys, occasionally raised crest

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
White-throated Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow
5
Bobolink
1
Nashville Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart
2
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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