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Checklist S8949818

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
11 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jonathan Mays
Species
81 species total
160
Canada Goose
10
Mallard
1
American Black Duck
50
Common Eider
4
Ring-necked Pheasant
2
Mourning Dove
1
Common Nighthawk

LATE; 1 observed flying over the marsh at dusk; missed a photo the 1st night but this one is from 10/9 at the same location:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235478529/in/photostream

1
Pectoral Sandpiper
3
Wilson's Snipe
3
Black Guillemot
2
Ring-billed Gull
300
Herring Gull
30
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Common Loon
45
Northern Gannet
18
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Cooper's Hawk
1
Northern Goshawk
1
Bald Eagle
1
Belted Kingfisher
85
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

85++; conservative estimate as it "felt" like there were 100's; EVERYWHERE!

3
Red-bellied Woodpecker

two observed together above Ice Pond and below lighthouse and another near Lobster Cove

2
Downy Woodpecker
20
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
5
Merlin
3
Peregrine Falcon
8
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue-headed Vireo
10
Red-eyed Vireo
35
Blue Jay
10
American Crow
1
Common Raven
7
Black-capped Chickadee
6
Brown Creeper
1
Winter Wren
10
Carolina Wren

groups of 2-3 around Ice Pond, the marsh, scrub area near Gull Rock, and scattered elsewhere

26
Golden-crowned Kinglet
25
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Veery

LATE; Cathedral Woods; observed with Hermit Thrush

1
Swainson's Thrush
1
Hermit Thrush
15
American Robin
5
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
12
European Starling
18
Cedar Waxwing
5
Pine Siskin
7
American Goldfinch
14
Chipping Sparrow
3
Clay-colored Sparrow

3+ coming into Tom's feeders and side road/trap yard to Fish Beach; photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235999532/in/set-72157627873508506
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235475855/in/set-72157627873508506/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6236000756/in/set-72157627873508506/

1
Lark Sparrow

Tom's feeders and same or another observed in trapyard on road to Fish Beach; photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235475521/in/set-72157627873508506/

20
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
14
White-crowned Sparrow (leucophrys)
40
White-throated Sparrow
2
Vesper Sparrow

both in grass bordering baseball field near lighthouse

5
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
18
Song Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
5
Swamp Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
7
Baltimore Oriole
7
Rusty Blackbird
4
Common Grackle
3
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Nashville Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
2
Northern Parula
1
Magnolia Warbler
1
Yellow Warbler

all yellow (lemon) and larger billed/bodied than other all yellow warblers

1
Chestnut-sided Warbler

observed in conifer patch between Trailing Yew and Lobster Cove; marked yellowish-green back, small eyering, and plain face/throat/breast

5
Blackpoll Warbler
7
Palm Warbler (Yellow)
185
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

185++; conservative as this species was EVERYWHERE...probably 5x more than estimate

2
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler

small bodied and billed with all yellow body (no white in outer tail coverts) and light colored black cap

4
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

female-type; Hitchcox's yard

5
Blue Grosbeak

4+; observed 2-3 at Tom's feeders, 1 atop the Monhegan Hotel, 1 in field near Tribler's Cottage, 1 in scrub below Ice Pond; photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235996648/in/set-72157627873508506
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235472663/in/set-72157627873508506/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6236001252/in/set-72157627873508506/

5
Indigo Bunting
2
Dickcissel

2+; observed 1 adult-type and 1 juvenile but heard calling elsewhere around island; photo of adult-type:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235474993/in/set-72157627873508506

 

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Yes