Monday, January 30, 2012

Prospect Lake Jan 30th Lesser Scaup "special"

Adam Welz reports LESSER SCAUP with RING-NECKED DUCKs at lake this afternoon.

Adam's list:

Prospect Park, Kings, US-NY
Jan 30, 2012 12:10 PM - 2:10 PM
Protocol: Traveling
2.0 mile(s)
Comments:     mostly clear, light wind, cool, Prospect Lake not fully surveyed
27 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose (Branta canadensis)  X
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)  X
American Black Duck (Anas rubripes)  4
American Black Duck x Mallard (hybrid) (Anas rubripes x platyrhynchos)  2
Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos)  X
Northern Shoveler (Anas clypeata)  40     approx count
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)  7
Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis)  1
Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)  X
Pied-billed Grebe (Podilymbus podiceps)  2
American Coot (Fulica americana)  X
Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)  X
Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)  X
Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura)  10
Red-bellied Woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)  2
Downy Woodpecker (Picoides pubescens)  3
Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)  X
American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos)  2
Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor)  2
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)  1
Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus)  1
European Starling (Sturnus vulgaris)  X
Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia)  5
White-throated Sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis)  2
Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis)  X
Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula)  2
House Finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)  30     approx count
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)  X

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peter's list

The LESSER SCAUP drake was seen very close to the western shore of the lake 4:35, by itself; Ring-neckeds were scattered.

Prospect Park--Prospect Lake, Kings, US-NY
Jan 30, 2012 4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Protocol: Stationary
12 species

Canada Goose  X
Mute Swan  6
American Black Duck  5
Mallard  X
Northern Shoveler  38
Ring-necked Duck  7---6 drakes
Lesser Scaup  1 drake
Ruddy Duck  X
Pied-billed Grebe  2
American Coot  X
Ring-billed Gull  X
Herring Gull  X

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