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Checklist S8800256

 
Location
Oval Beach, Allegan County, Michigan, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:30 AM 🌙 Nocturnal
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Jonathan Lautenbach
Species
16 species (+1 other taxa) total
8
Mallard
1
Killdeer
1
Ruddy Turnstone

this is presumably the same bird that I had yesterday.

38
Sanderling
1
Spotted Sandpiper
35
Bonaparte's Gull
1
Little Gull

There was a 3rd year bird that flew around the the light house for about 10 minutes and then disappeared to the south. The bird had mostly black under wings, light grey on the upper wing, and rounded wing tips. The bird was smaller than the BOGU that it was hanging out with.

40
Ring-billed Gull
75
Herring Gull (American)
20
gull sp.
4
Caspian Tern

There was at least one juv that was begging for food

35
Common Tern
140
Forster's Tern

There was a large group that was roosting just north of the north pier that would occasionally take off.

32
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
3
American Crow
2
American Robin
 

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

Yes