Date: 8/28/17 9:15 am
From: Peter Scott <Peter.Scott...>
Subject: [IN-BIRD-L] Clay county migrants
I birded Chinook mine and two areas along Cory-Staunton Rd, looking for open country warblers. Got 7 warblers, 5 vireo species.


Chinook Mine Northeast (Clay Co.), Clay, Indiana, US
Aug 28, 2017 6:55 AM - 8:55 AM
Protocol: Traveling
5.0 mile(s)
Comments: Drove the circuit of 600N, 650W, 500N, 550W, and then out to the east on 500N; but birded mainly on or near 600N. Weather cool after overnight light rain, 63 deg F, light wind, clouds 100%. Birds fairly quiet.
34 species

Canada Goose 6 flock heard
Northern Bobwhite 1
Turkey Vulture 1
Red-shouldered Hawk 2
Killdeer 1
Mourning Dove 15
Barred Owl 1
Chimney Swift 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 4
Belted Kingfisher 1
Bell's Vireo 3
American Crow 18
Carolina Chickadee 6
House Wren 1
Sedge Wren 1 call note heard at 650W/600N in tallgrass
Carolina Wren 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 4
Eastern Bluebird 2
American Robin 60
Gray Catbird 3
Brown Thrasher 1
Cedar Waxwing 1
Ovenbird 1
Common Yellowthroat 1 male seen
American Redstart 1
Northern Parula 1 male
Prairie Warbler 1
Field Sparrow 5 still singing
Song Sparrow 1
Eastern Towhee 7
Yellow-breasted Chat 1
Northern Cardinal 4
Blue Grosbeak 6 four singing males plus one pair
American Goldfinch 5

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38869318





Fishing Area-Chinook East, Clay, Indiana, US
Aug 28, 2017 9:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: Birded the shrubby area north of loop parking lot, between the lakes, following two-track path.
24 species

Great Blue Heron 1
Cooper's Hawk 1
Killdeer 1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Belted Kingfisher 1
Northern Flicker 1
Least Flycatcher 1
Eastern Phoebe 2
Eastern Kingbird 2
Philadelphia Vireo 1
Blue Jay 1
Carolina Chickadee 2
Carolina Wren 1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
Gray Catbird 1
Brown Thrasher 1
Northern Mockingbird 3 1 juvenile, 2 ad
Cedar Waxwing 1
Eastern Towhee 1
Yellow-breasted Chat 1
Northern Cardinal 2
Indigo Bunting 3
Red-winged Blackbird 7
American Goldfinch 2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38869451

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/>)East of Cory Staunton Rd, Clay, Indiana, US
Aug 28, 2017 9:50 AM - 10:45 AM
Protocol: Traveling
1.0 mile(s)
Comments: "Strip Pits Road". Stopped first at Daredevil Lake turnoff, where birds were lively in tree line on north side of road. Then drove 0.3 miles further and tried again.
29 species (+1 other taxa)

Mourning Dove 5
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird 1
Downy Woodpecker 2
Northern Flicker 1
Least Flycatcher 1
Empidonax sp. 1
White-eyed Vireo 1 singing
Warbling Vireo 1 foraging
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Blue Jay 8
Carolina Chickadee 2
House Wren 1 song
Carolina Wren 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 1
American Robin 5
Gray Catbird 1
Brown Thrasher 1 perched quietly on tree top for several minutes
Blue-winged Warbler 1 adult male, a little duller than spring, foraging actively in Virginia creeper vine on tree
American Redstart 1
Yellow Warbler 1 plain female plumage
Prairie Warbler 1 female or young, approached curiously to pish
Field Sparrow 2
Eastern Towhee 2
Summer Tanager 1 female plumage
Northern Cardinal 3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak 1 call, heard only
Blue Grosbeak 1 song
Baltimore Oriole 1 female
American Goldfinch 2

View this checklist online at http://ebird.org/ebird/view/checklist/S38869616

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/>)

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org<http://ebird.org/>)






 
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