Date: 7/11/18 7:10 am
From: Kevin Graff <keyweststyle2001...>
Subject: [MDBirding] Hart-Miller Island, 07/09/18
*Water level dropped at North Cell forced ducks out in the open. It was
very high on my last wildlife census which is why fewer ducks seen*


07/09/18 - 710am-3pm
Hart-Miller Island, Essex, B Co., MD

WEATHER: Fair, 63-83 degrees, calm- SE 8K

Canada Goose - 368
Wood Duck - 26
Gadwall - 4
American Black Duck - 6
Mallard - 59
*GREEN-WINGED TEAL - 2
*NORTHERN SHOVELER - 1
Lesser Scaup - 1
Ruddy Duck - 1
Pied-billed Grebe - 6
Double-crested Cormorant - 34
Least Bittern - 1
Great Blue Heron - 14
Great Egret - 7
Turkey Vulture - 1
Osprey - 21
Bald Eagle - 1
American Coot - 1
*COMMON GALLINULE - 1
*AMERICAN AVOCET - 3
*BLACK-BELLIED PLOVER - 1
Killdeer - 5
Spotted Sandpiper - 6
Least Sandpiper - 5
*WESTERN SANDPIPER - 1
Laughing Gull - 47
Ring-billed Gull - 127 (few dozens adults has arrived from Great Lakes)
Herring Gull - 30
*LESSER BLACK-BACKED GULL - 1 (3rd S)
Great Black-backed Gull - 58
Least Tern - 4
Caspian Tern - 169
*ROYAL TERN - 1
Mourning Dove - 10
Yellow-billed Cuckoo - 2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird - 1
Eastern Wood-Pewee - 1
Willow Flycatcher - 1
Great Crested Flycatcher - 1
Eastern Kingbird - 9
Red-eyed Vireo - 1
American Crow - 3
*COMMON RAVEN - 1 (seen on/off for nearly a week, North Cell)
Purple Martin - 4
N Rough-winged Swallow - 9 (same)
Tree Swallow - 19 (same)
Barn Swallow - 49 (lined up along fence line faced S, staged for migration)
Carolina Wren - 5
Marsh Wren - 2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - 1
Gray Catbird - 7
European Starling - 153
Cedar Waxwing - 1
Common Yellowthroat - 39
Yellow Warbler - 2
Eastern Towhee - 1
Song Sparrow - 1
Northern Cardinal - 20
Blue Grosbeak - 2
Indigo Bunting - 4
Orchard Oriole - 10
Red-winged Blackbird - 119
Common Grackle - 3
Brown-headed Cowbird - 5
House Finch - 1
American Goldfinch - 18
SPECIES: 66 INDIVIDUALS: 1518

MAMMALS: Red Fox - 1 WT Deer (tracks) Raccoon (tracks)

REPTILES: E Painted Turtle - 1 Snapping Turtle - 1

AMPHIBIANS: Bullfrog - 4 Fowler's Toad - 21

BUTTERFLIES
Black Swallowtail - 4
Spicebush Swallowtail - 1
Cabbage White - 15
Orange Sulphur - 33
Clouded Sulphur - 1
Painted Lady - 1
Common Buckeye - 5
Variegated Fritillary - 1
Pearl Crescent - 6
Eastern Tailed Blue - 3
Gray Hairstreak - 2
Monarch - 8 (2 caterpillars)
Silver-spotted Skipper - 8
Wild Indigo Duskywing - 3

DRAGONFLIES
Common Green Darner - 3
Needham's Skimmer - 575+
Common Whitetail - 1
Twelve-spotted Skimmer - 9
Halloween Pennant - 45
Four-spotted Pennant - 25
Wandering Glider - 2
Black Saddlebags - 575
Eastern Pondhawk - 45
Blue Dasher - 1

DAMSELFLIES: Familiar Bluet - 75 Rambur Forktail - 5

INSECTS
Spotted Cucumber Beetle - 1
Soldier Beetle - 20
Whirligig Beetle - 20
Bronzed Tiger Beetle - 15
Seven-spotted Lady Beetle - 9
Convergent Lady Beetle - 6
Milkweed Borer - 1
Saltmarsh Caterpillar - 2
Ailanthus Webworm Moth - 2
Giant Leopard Moth - 1 (caterpillar)
Isabella Tiger Moth - 1 (Woolly Bear)
Milkweed Tussock Moth - 2 (caterpillars)



Kevin Graff
Jarrettsville, MD
<KeyWeststyle2001...>

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