Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge: inventories

Survey of Humbug Unit for the North American Migration Count, 14 May 2005
6:45 AM to 1:15 PM; 6.75 hours and 5.75 miles on foot. Surveyed by Julie Craves & Darrin O’Brien. Temp: 60 to 72 F; wind W 4 to SSW 16 MPH; cloudy, light fog, clearing, then rain.

82 species:

Canada Goose   3
Mute Swan   2
Wood Duck  8
Mallard    12
Common Loon  1
Double-crested Cormorant  16
Great Blue Heron  4
Green Heron  1
Cooper’s Hawk  2
Red-tailed Hawk 1
Killdeer  9
Spotted Sandpiper  1
Ring-billed Gull   56
Herring Gull  1
Common Tern   5
Mourning Dove  14
Great Horned Owl  2
Chimney Swift  1
Red-bellied Woodpecker  5
Downy Woodpecker  8
Northern Flicker 12
Willow Flycatcher 2
Least Flycatcher 6
Eastern Phoebe 2
Great Crested Flycatcher 2
Eastern Kingbird  4
Blue-headed Vireo  1
Warbling Vireo  33
Red-eyed Vireo  13
Blue Jay  306
Purple Martin  1
Tree Swallow  33
N. Rough-winged Swallow  12
Barn Swallow  14
Black-capped Chickadee 8
Tufted Titmouse  1
White-breasted Nuthatch 2
Carolina Wren  4
House Wren  47
Ruby-crowned Kinglet  1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher 15
Veery  1
Swainson’s Thrush  1
Wood Thrush  6
American Robin  61
Gray Catbird 40
European Starling 42
Blue-winged Warbler  2
Golden-winged Warbler  1
Tennessee Warbler  3
Nashville Warbler  21
Northern Parula  5
Yellow Warbler  85
Chestnut-sided Warbler  14
Magnolia Warbler  6
Cape May Warbler  1
Black-throated Blue Warbler  12
Yellow-rumped Warbler  19
Black-throated Green Warbler  20
Blackburnian Warbler  16
Palm Warbler  3
Black-and-white Warbler 10
American Redstart  10
Ovenbird  6
Northern Waterthrush  3
Common Yellowthroat  11
Scarlet Tanager  8
Chipping Sparrow  1
Field Sparrow  1
Savannah Sparrow 12
Song Sparrow  11
White-throated Sparrow 3
White-crowned Sparrow  16
Northern Cardinal  21
Rose-breasted Grosbeak  23
Indigo Bunting  11
Red-winged Blackbird  77
Eastern Meadowlark  4
Common Grackle  38
Brown-headed Cowbird  17
Baltimore Oriole  37
American Goldfinch  46

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