Laura Erickson's For the Birds

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Bird hike to Wisconsin Point

Bohemian Waxwing
Here's the list of our Earth Day hike from eBird:

Location: Wisconsin Point--First parking lot
Observation date: 4/24/11
Notes: It was surprisingly quiet for a gorgeous day this time of year. Not that many ducks and hardly any sparrows or warblers and no thrushes that we detected.
Number of species: 34
Yellow-rumped Warbler

Canada Goose - Branta canadensis 10
American Wigeon - Anas americana 4
Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos 8
Green-winged Teal - Anas crecca 6
Ring-necked Duck - Aythya collaris 4
Greater Scaup - Aythya marila 20
Bufflehead - Bucephala albeola 2
Common Goldeneye - Bucephala clangula 8
Common Merganser - Mergus merganser 6
Red-breasted Merganser - Mergus serrator 8
Common Loon - Gavia immer 1
Double-crested Cormorant - Phalacrocorax auritus 8
American White Pelican - Pelecanus erythrorhynchos 12
Turkey Vulture - Cathartes aura 4
Osprey - Pandion haliaetus 1
Bald Eagle - Haliaeetus leucocephalus 6
Sharp-shinned Hawk - Accipiter striatus 2
Ring-billed Gull - Larus delawarensis 100
Herring Gull - Larus argentatus 200
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker - Sphyrapicus varius 1
Downy Woodpecker - Picoides pubescens 1
Hairy Woodpecker - Picoides villosus 1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted) - Colaptes auratus [auratus Group] 25
American Crow - Corvus brachyrhynchos 4
Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor 2
Black-capped Chickadee - Poecile atricapillus 10
American Robin - Turdus migratorius 6
Bohemian Waxwing - Bombycilla garrulus 2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle) - Dendroica coronata coronata 6
Song Sparrow - Melospiza melodia 8
Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis 2
Red-winged Blackbird - Agelaius phoeniceus 20
Common Grackle - Quiscalus quiscula 6
Brown-headed Cowbird - Molothrus ater 1
Double-crested Corrmorant

Song Sparrow

Ring-billed Gull

Yellow-rumped Warbler

1 comment :

  1. Greetings from Southern California

    God Bless You and Have a Nice Day :-)

    ~Ron

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