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Checklist S32972060

 
Location
Estrella Mountain Regional Park, Maricopa County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
12
Duration:
2 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Caleb Strand List , Caleb Strand - CSFB List , Sonoran Audubon Society Field Trips
Species
68 species (+5 other taxa) total
1
Northern Shoveler
11
Ruddy Duck (Ruddy)
25
Gambel's Quail
4
Pied-billed Grebe
21
Neotropic Cormorant
13
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
1
Green Heron
220
White-faced Ibis
1
Osprey (carolinensis)
4
Northern Harrier
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk (calurus/alascensis)
2
Sora
1
Common Gallinule
20
American Coot (Red-shielded)
10
Black-necked Stilt (Black-necked)
2
Killdeer
75
Least Sandpiper
1
Long-billed Dowitcher
8
Wilson's Snipe
2
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Inca Dove
280
Mourning Dove
3
Anna's Hummingbird
1
Belted Kingfisher
10
Gila Woodpecker
5
Ladder-backed Woodpecker
4
Gilded Flicker
1
Northern/Gilded Flicker
2
American Kestrel
1
Gray Flycatcher
3
Black Phoebe
4
Say's Phoebe
1
Vermilion Flycatcher
3
Ash-throated Flycatcher

Two seen, one heard. A relatively good winter for this spp.

1
Loggerhead Shrike
1
Horned Lark
78
Northern Rough-winged Swallow

Two large flocks of 30-40 birds each along the river.

1
Barn Swallow

Adult female mixed in with the many NRWSs. First heard than seen. A swallow with a forked tail with white lines evident in it when fanned, glossy blue upper parts in flight (back, wings, tail, etc...), peachy underparts, and some blotches of rufous in throat. Also heard.

7
Verdin
3
Rock Wren
1
House Wren (Northern)
8
Marsh Wren (plesius Group)
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher (obscura Group)
4
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
11
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
6
Mountain Bluebird

Three males and three females in the large barren field east of the visitor center. My first detection of this spp for this location.

2
American Robin
1
Crissal Thrasher
2
Northern Mockingbird
18
European Starling
4
American Pipit
3
Phainopepla
4
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler
40
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Audubon's)
24
Lark Sparrow
4
Dark-eyed Junco
2
Dark-eyed Junco (Oregon)
1
Dark-eyed Junco (Pink-sided)
15
White-crowned Sparrow
28
White-crowned Sparrow (Gambel's)
1
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
8
Song Sparrow
15
Lincoln's Sparrow
9
Abert's Towhee
20
Great-tailed Grackle
160
House Finch
2
Lesser Goldfinch
3
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes