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Checklist S8950020

 
Location
Monhegan Island, Lincoln County, Maine, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 09, 2011 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
11 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jonathan Mays
Species
77 species total
2
Canada Goose
8
Mallard
6
American Black Duck
30
Common Eider (Dresser's)
8
Ring-necked Pheasant
2
Mourning Dove
1
Common Nighthawk

1 observed flying over marsh at dusk; photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235478529/in/set-72157627873508506

1
Spotted Sandpiper

LATE; landed near Lobster Cove beach, called, then flew off

6
Black Guillemot
75
Herring Gull
8
Great Black-backed Gull
20
Northern Gannet
15
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Osprey
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
1
Belted Kingfisher
50
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

HIGH COUNT but down tick in numbers compared to the past two days

4
Red-bellied Woodpecker

4+; HIGH COUNT

2
Downy Woodpecker
2
Hairy Woodpecker
35
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
6
Merlin
3
Peregrine Falcon
4
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue-headed Vireo
1
Philadelphia Vireo

observed near fire truck above Ice Pond; yellow throat and undertail coverts, eye-stripe, vireo bill...brighter undertail coverts than WAVI

12
Red-eyed Vireo
19
Blue Jay
5
American Crow
25
Black-capped Chickadee
10
Red-breasted Nuthatch
5
Brown Creeper
1
Marsh Wren
2
Carolina Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

bottom of Horn Hill; black tail with white outer feathers, blue-gray black and cap, distinct white eye-ring

30
Golden-crowned Kinglet
12
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Swainson's Thrush
1
Hermit Thrush
3
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
6
European Starling
1
American Pipit
45
Cedar Waxwing
9
Pine Siskin
5
American Goldfinch
6
Chipping Sparrow
1
Clay-colored Sparrow

1+; coming into feeders at Tom's; pale lore and mustache

1
Lark Sparrow

Tom's feeders; facial pattern distinctive

8
Dark-eyed Junco (Slate-colored)
15
White-crowned Sparrow (leucophrys)
40
White-throated Sparrow
1
Vesper Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
15
Song Sparrow
2
Swamp Sparrow
14
Baltimore Oriole

HIGH COUNT; numerous, especially around grape vines and the meadow

5
Rusty Blackbird
3
Common Grackle
1
Worm-eating Warbler

RARE; observed in thick shrub thicket below Ice Pond and northeast of the school; perched 3' off the ground in woody, leafless tangle; great clean looks but spooked by hiker before I attempted to photograph; searched area for 1.5 hours with 2 other birders but unsuccessful in relocating; short-tailed and unmarked drab tan-olive color noted with black on tan striped head most noticeable.

1
Orange-crowned Warbler
2
Nashville Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
1
Northern Parula
3
Blackpoll Warbler
8
Palm Warbler (Yellow)
200
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

200++; HIGH COUNT; EVERYWHERE!

2
Prairie Warbler

1 below Ice Pond and 1 on road to Lobster Cove; both young birds with yellow breast/sides and light side streaking; blue-gray back with white around eye...but not an eye ring; documentation photograph available

2
Black-throated Green Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler

above Ice Pond on trail to Cathedral Woods; photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jmays/6235486143/in/set-72157627873508506

1
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
3
Blue Grosbeak

2 at Tom's feeders and one on stick pile below Ice Pond

4
Indigo Bunting
1
Dickcissel
 

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