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P1050606

What

Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami) Libellula needhami

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 03:43 PM EDT

Description

Hanging out (on same branch) with a painted skimmer. In the field, I assumed it was the female of the species, but this website: http://southernspreadwing.com/odes/maryland/ guided me toward a different ID.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:32 PM EDT

Description

Multiple snakes seen in area.

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P1050574

What

Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 02:26 PM EDT

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Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 02:32 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A few of this species hidden in a flock of mallards, unseen until I reviewed the photographs.

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What

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:49 AM EDT

Description

Fish in hand.

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What

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:30 AM EDT

Description

One shoveler seen all day. In a small mallard herd. Funny how much smaller it is than the mallard--wouldn't have guessed that.

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P1050604

What

Needham's Skimmer (Libellula needhami) Libellula needhami

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 03:05 PM EDT

Description

female

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What

Purple Martin Progne subis

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:27 AM EDT

Description

Bird house at (temporary) refuge visitor's center.

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P1050278

What

mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:30 AM EDT

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P1050277

What

american coot Fulica americana

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:32 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:38 AM EDT

Description

Two seen in immediate area. First observation of multiple water snakes this day. Very active in water, patrolling flooded grass clumps.

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P1050313

What

Common Grackle (Quiscalus quiscula) Quiscalus quiscula

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:42 AM EDT

Description

Not sure if a common or boat-tailed grackle. Q. quiscala vs Q. major.

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P1050314

What

American robin Turdus migratorius

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:42 AM EDT

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What

Chipping Sparrow Spizella passerina

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:42 AM EDT

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:49 AM EDT

Description

One of 4-6 snakes seen in area. Very active in water, hunting the many small fish?

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What

Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:50 AM EDT

Description

4-6 plovers seen in area.

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Least Sandpiper (Calidris minutilla) Calidris minutilla

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:52 AM EDT

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What

Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:56 AM EDT

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Genus Calidris Genus Calidris

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 11:59 AM EDT

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What

red winged blackbird Agelaius phoeniceus

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:03 PM EDT

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Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:04 PM EDT

Description

Dense.

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What

Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:19 PM EDT

Description

From the "blind"

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What

Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:19 PM EDT

Description

From the "blind"

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What

Eastern Kingbird Tyrannus tyrannus

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:22 PM EDT

Description

From the blind.

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P1050414

What

Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:29 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Lone grebe seen, around a couple mallards.

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P1050417

What

canada goose Branta canadensis

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:30 PM EDT

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What

red headed woodpecker Melanerpes erythrocephalus

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:33 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Very happy to see one of these for the first time ever. It was around this area for at least 20 minutes.

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What

irises Genus Iris

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:36 PM EDT

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What

Orchard Oriole (Icterus spurius) Icterus spurius

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:41 PM EDT

Description

Flitting high in the pine trees, this very yellow-bellied bird defied a good photograph of its face.

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What

Tufted Titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) Baeolophus bicolor

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2012 12:48 PM EDT
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