Date: 2/27/17 5:10 pm
From: Kevin Graff <keyweststyle2001...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Hart-Miller Island, 02/27/17
02/27/17 – 710am-3pm

Hart-Miller Island, Essex, B Co., MD



WEATHER: Fair/Overcast, 29-51 degrees, calm- SE 6K



Canada Goose – 76

Tundra Swan – 533 (25, 49, 10, 51, 398)

*WOOD DUCK – 2 (pair)

Gadwall – 83

American Wigeon – 39

American Black Duck – 98

Mallard – 84

*BLUE-WINGED TEAL – 2 (pair)

Northern Shoveler – 82

Northern Pintail – 191

Green-winged Teal – 66

Ring-necked Duck – 32

Greater Scaup – 6

Lesser Scaup – 2354

Scaup Sp – 51

*LONG-TAILED DUCK – 1 (drake)

Bufflehead – 96

*COMMON GOLDENEYE – 16

Hooded Merganser – 4

Red-breasted Merganser – 21

Ruddy Duck – 445

*RED-THROATED LOON – 1

Pied-billed Grebe – 2

Double-crested Cormorant – 58

*AMERICAN WHITE PELICAN – 1 (photos, *see below*)

Great Blue Heron – 10

Turkey Vulture – 1

Northern Harrier – 2

Sharp-shinned Hawk – 1

Bald Eagle – 6 (2 adults, 4 immature)

American Coot – 32

Killdeer – 1

*GREATER YELLOWLEGS – 1

*WILSON'S SNIPE – 6

Ring-billed Gull – 69

Herring Gull – 15

Great Black-backed Gull – 8

Mourning Dove – 26

*LONG-EARED OWL – 1 (first for the island)

Red-bellied Woodpecker – 2

Downy Woodpecker – 2

Hairy Woodpecker – 1

Northern Flicker – 2

Eastern Phoebe – 1

American Crow – 3

*HORNED LARK – 3

*TREE SWALLOW – 1

Carolina Chickadee – 2

Carolina Wren – 6

Winter Wren – 1

Ruby-crowned Kinglet – 2

European Starling – 13

Yellow-rumped Warbler – 3

Savannah Sparrow – 2

Song Sparrow – 92

Swamp Sparrow – 8
*WHITE-CROWNED SPARROW – 4 (immature)

White-throated Sparrow – 11

Northern Cardinal – 10

Red-winged Blackbird – 166

Common Grackle – 1 (20 others at Pleasure Island)

House Finch – 1

American Goldfinch – 11

SPECIES: 62 INDIVIDUALS: 4871



MAMMALS: Red Fox – 3, WT Deer (fresh tracks), Raccoon (fresh tracks)



BUTTERFLIES: Eastern Comma – 2



INSECTS: Isabella Tiger Moth – 1 (Woolly Bear)



**https://www.flickr.com/photos/152270298@N06/33158520435/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/152270298@N06/32343153913/



Kevin Graff

Jarrettsville, MD

<KeyWeststyle2001...>

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