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Checklist S8872083

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Sep 23, 2011 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Area
Party Size:
3
Duration:
12 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Area: 300.0 ac
Observers:
Jeremiah Trimble List , Luke Seitz
Comments:
w/ JRT and BN (intermittently)
Species
77 species (+1 other taxa) total
12
Mallard
1
American Black Duck
20
Common Eider
4
Ring-necked Pheasant
20
Mourning Dove
2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

one in town, one flushed from spruces at Lobster cove

2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Semipalmated Plover
3
Solitary Sandpiper
25
Black Guillemot
2
Laughing Gull
75
Herring Gull
50
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Caspian Tern

*Rare, heard only while walking back from Lobster Cove, personal state bird for LDS, 3 seen by JRT

3
Common Loon
250
Great Shearwater
150
Northern Gannet
10
Great Cormorant
30
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
5
Sharp-shinned Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
1
Belted Kingfisher
3
Downy Woodpecker
30
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
2
American Kestrel
5
Merlin
1
Alder Flycatcher
1
Eastern Kingbird
1
White-eyed Vireo

*Rare, great views near wooden bridge on way to Wyatt House, photos

© Luke Seitz

Average Quality
4
Philadelphia Vireo
1
Warbling Vireo
15
Red-eyed Vireo
15
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
4
Common Raven
30
Black-capped Chickadee
1
House Wren
3
Carolina Wren
6
Golden-crowned Kinglet
10
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
1
Northern Mockingbird
15
European Starling
100
Cedar Waxwing
10
American Goldfinch
12
Chipping Sparrow
1
Clay-colored Sparrow

© Luke Seitz

Average Quality
10
White-throated Sparrow
8
Song Sparrow
4
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
Yellow-breasted Chat

*rare, near Pratt House, seen well by JRT and quickly by LDS

10
Bobolink
25
Baltimore Oriole
6
Common Grackle
2
Northern Waterthrush
1
Prothonotary Warbler

**Very rare, seen quickly but well by JRT and LDS along road past Tribler Cottage and down behind meadow, photos by JRT

© Jeremiah Trimble

Average Quality
7
Nashville Warbler
1
Connecticut Warbler

**Very rare, flushed from thick weeds at edge of beach at Lobster Cove, flew across to base of spruces, seen fleetingly again in flight and heard calling distinctive rising "svit"

10
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler

**Very rare, heard only along dock road, calling distinctive metallic chip (like two shot glasses being hit together); seen by another group shortly before we heard it

5
Cape May Warbler
1
Northern Parula
1
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
4
Yellow Warbler
30
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler
7
Palm Warbler
75
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Prairie Warbler
6
Black-throated Green Warbler
8
Wilson's Warbler
10
Northern Cardinal
1
Blue Grosbeak

*Rare, heard across meadow in town

1
Passerina sp.

*Probably Indigo but appeared very bright buffy in the field, unfortunately it was very foggy and we could not relocate after initial sighting. Photos JRT.

3
Dickcissel
 

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

Yes