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Location
Hawk Ridge Nature Reserve, St. Louis County, Minnesota, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Sep 01, 2015 6:16 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
2
Duration:
10 hour(s), 7 minute(s)
Observers:
Alex Lamoreaux , Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory Data List , Kaija Gahm List
Comments:
Morning flight count starting at sunrise, with most activity ending by 10:30am - just in time for the raptors to start moving, although there was light songbird movement throughout the day. Hot and humid all day, with hazy skies. Light S wind.

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Species
77 species (+9 other taxa) total
12
Canada Goose

Single flock, heading uplake

1
Mallard

Female flying E

24
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Mourning Dove

Flew off the ridge, and down to E

10600
Common Nighthawk

Careful count (10,598 officially) as CONI streamed past during the morning hours. Many more along the lakeshore were counted separately by Karl B.

© Alex Lamoreaux

3
Chimney Swift
22
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Singles flying past - female types

1
Ring-billed Gull
4
Herring Gull

Heading E

2
Common Loon

One flyover heading E; one on lake

12
Turkey Vulture

Locals...

1
Osprey

Adult heading S

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
4
Northern Harrier

2 adult males, 1 immature, 1 adult female

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown 1
59
Sharp-shinned Hawk

Immatures

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 59
4
Cooper's Hawk

Immatures

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 4
10
Bald Eagle

7 adults, 3 immatures

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 7
22
Broad-winged Hawk

Most or all immatures

3
Red-tailed Hawk

Immature light type Easterns

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3
4
Belted Kingfisher

Singles in morning flight

3
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Singles in morning flight

© Alex Lamoreaux

5
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
10
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
41
American Kestrel

Mix of ages/sexes

5
Merlin (Taiga)

Female types - one came in to the owl decoy screaming constantly, so I made a recording with my iPhone 5S (DEJU, WTSP, BLJA, and an Eastern Chipmunk can be heard as well).

© Alex Lamoreaux

Recorded with my iPhone 5S (DEJU, WTSP, BLJA, and an Eastern Chipmunk can be heard as well).

Behaviors:
call
Playback:
Not used
Recorder:
iPhone 5S

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

1
Peregrine Falcon

Adult - first of season

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Least Flycatcher

Flyover - small, short, duller underside than YBFL, and big eyerings

2
Empidonax sp.
7
Eastern Kingbird
3
Blue-headed Vireo
3
Philadelphia Vireo

© Alex Lamoreaux

471
Red-eyed Vireo

Incredible numbers of REVI in morning flight this am!

© Alex Lamoreaux

1000
Philadelphia/Red-eyed Vireo

Probably mostly REVI...flyovers in morning flight

118
Blue Jay

Many small flocks

22
American Crow
1
Common Raven
1
Tree Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
84
Cliff Swallow

Multiple small groups and one group of 48

4
swallow sp.
6
Black-capped Chickadee
10
Red-breasted Nuthatch
1
House Wren
3
Veery
28
Swainson's Thrush

Singles and small groups in morning flight

34
Catharus sp.

Brown thrushes in flight...

© Alex Lamoreaux

1
Wood Thrush
42
American Robin
3
Gray Catbird
970
Cedar Waxwing

Many migrant flocks

6
Evening Grosbeak

Single flock

© Alex Lamoreaux

118
Purple Finch

Many small groups in flight

60
American Goldfinch
6
Chipping Sparrow

© Alex Lamoreaux

1
Field Sparrow
40
White-throated Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
6
sparrow sp.
41
Bobolink

Many small flocks

16
Baltimore Oriole

Mix of ages/sexes in morning flight

© Alex Lamoreaux

40
Red-winged Blackbird

Distant towards lakeshore - multiple flocks

1
Common Grackle
20
blackbird sp.
9
Ovenbird
13
Northern Waterthrush

Singles in morning flight

© Alex Lamoreaux

29
Black-and-white Warbler

Singles and pairs in morning flight

486
Tennessee Warbler

Singles and small groups in morning flight - one of the more common species today

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

200
Nashville Warbler

Singles and pairs in morning flight - one of the more common species today

1
Mourning Warbler
403
American Redstart

Singles and small groups in morning flight - one of the more common species today

58
Cape May Warbler

Singles in morning flight

© Alex Lamoreaux

7
Northern Parula
26
Magnolia Warbler

Singles in morning flight

12
Blackburnian Warbler

Singles in morning flight

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

10
Yellow Warbler
30
Chestnut-sided Warbler

Singles in morning flight

6
Blackpoll Warbler

© Alex Lamoreaux

© Alex Lamoreaux

12
Bay-breasted/Blackpoll Warbler

Either BBWA or BLPW....photos confirmed both were present.

4
Black-throated Blue Warbler
1
Palm Warbler (Western)

© Alex Lamoreaux

1
Canada Warbler
10898
warbler sp. (Parulidae sp.)

Massive flight of warblers starting at sunrise and mostly stopping by 10:30am - obviously so many had to go unidentified, but the ones that came close enough to see/photograph/hear were IDed to species.

19
Scarlet Tanager

Mostly singles in morning flight - all yellow birds

51
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Singles and pairs in morning flight - mix of ages/sexes but of the ones seen well, most were female type

© Alex Lamoreaux

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© Alex Lamoreaux

Sex:
Female

© Alex Lamoreaux

Age:
Juvenile
Sex:
Male
414
passerine sp.

Unknown flyover songbirds....

Additional species seen by Kaija Gahm:
2
Bay-breasted Warbler
 

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

Yes