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Checklist S8531109

 
Location
Bear River MBR -- Auto Tour Loop, Box Elder County, Utah, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:20 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
3 hour(s), 55 minute(s)
Distance:
24.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Craig Fosdick , Jonna Van Opstal List , Ryan P. O'Donnell List
Species
58 species total
150
Canada Goose
25
Cinnamon Teal

Female performing distraction display (broken wings) trying to distract us from 6 tiny ducklings.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
8
Gadwall
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Mallard
1
Common Goldeneye

Female; previously reported by Bear River MBR staff on survey in July.

1
Ruddy Duck
25
Western Grebe
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
40
Clark's Grebe
Breeding Code
P Pair in Suitable Habitat (Probable)
1
Mourning Dove
1
Virginia Rail
1
Sora
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
100
American Coot (Red-shielded)

At least 40 recently fledged young.

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
12
Sandhill Crane
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
80
Black-necked Stilt
Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
120
American Avocet
Breeding Code
A Agitated Behavior (Probable)
10
Killdeer
1
Long-billed Curlew
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
2
Marbled Godwit
1
Short-billed Dowitcher

Photographed by Ryan O'Donnell: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tsirtalis/5948830095/in/photostream/

36
Long-billed Dowitcher
4
Spotted Sandpiper
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
2
Willet
9
Lesser Yellowlegs
300
Franklin's Gull
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
1
Ring-billed Gull
3
California Gull
3
Caspian Tern
30
Forster's Tern
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
10
Double-crested Cormorant
Breeding Code
CN Carrying Nesting Material (Confirmed)
250
American White Pelican
8
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
40
Snowy Egret
400
White-faced Ibis
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Turkey Vulture
1
American Kestrel
8
Western Kingbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
4
Eastern Kingbird
Breeding Code
H In Appropriate Habitat (Possible)
2
Common Raven
15
Horned Lark
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
1
Tree Swallow
2
Bank Swallow
30
Barn Swallow
500
Cliff Swallow

At least 100 nests at both the VC and at the bridge on the auto loop. Also saw at least three recently fledged young with yellow bills and gapes.

Breeding Code
ON Occupied Nest (Confirmed)
125
Marsh Wren
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
1
American Robin
1
Sage Thrasher
40
European Starling
1
House Finch
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Savannah Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
4
Song Sparrow
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
100
Yellow-headed Blackbird
Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
15
Western Meadowlark
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
25
Red-winged Blackbird
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
4
Common Yellowthroat
Breeding Code
S Singing Male (Possible)
10
House Sparrow
Additional species seen by Ryan P. O'Donnell:
1
Short-billed Dowitcher (hendersoni)
8
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
2
Cliff Swallow (pyrrhonota Group)
4
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
1
Bullock's Oriole
Additional species seen by Jonna Van Opstal:
1
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Bullock's Oriole
 

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

Yes