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Checklist S41010310

 
Location
Estrella Mountain Regional Park, Maricopa County, Arizona, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Dec 09, 2017 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
20
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
larry ford
Comments:
took the usual route for this bird hike. only a pool or two in the Gila River.
Species
55 species (+3 other taxa) total
12
Canada Goose
5
Mallard/Mexican Duck
12
Green-winged Teal

in flight off the water

25
Ruddy Duck
15
Gambel's Quail
2
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Western Grebe
50
Mourning Dove
2
Costa's Hummingbird
1
Killdeer
1
Wilson's Snipe
2
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs

audio

1
shorebird sp.

one observer declared a Solitary Sandpiper, however only one person saw it

35
Neotropic Cormorant
3
Double-crested Cormorant
81
American White Pelican

two large groups in v formation flying west over the park prior to the start of the bird walk (7:30 am)

1
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
2
Green Heron
15
Black-crowned Night-Heron
75
White-faced Ibis

flocks moving west just north of the park

1
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Belted Kingfisher
3
Gila Woodpecker
2
Gilded Flicker
2
Northern/Gilded Flicker
1
Peregrine Falcon

seen on Estrella Parkway south of Van Buren flying over around 7:15 am

3
Black Phoebe
2
Say's Phoebe
4
Vermilion Flycatcher

one male and three females (juveniles)

2
Loggerhead Shrike
15
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
4
Verdin
4
Rock Wren
2
Marsh Wren
4
Black-tailed Gnatcatcher
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
2
Curve-billed Thrasher
1
Crissal Thrasher

audio

2
Northern Mockingbird
6
European Starling
20
House Finch
1
Black-throated Sparrow
12
Lark Sparrow
8
Dark-eyed Junco
15
White-crowned Sparrow
4
Song Sparrow
5
Abert's Towhee
3
Great-tailed Grackle
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
13
Yellow-rumped Warbler
 

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