Checklist S15785053

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Location
Belmar North to base of Sandy Hook- along shore

Owner Paulagic Birding

Traveling
  • 35
  • 17.1 mi
Checklist Comments

Traveling by boat, 100-200 meters of the shore.

Observations

  1. Number observed: 100

    Details: On the rock jetties, also a pair flying north apparently migrating

  2. Number observed: 2000

    Details: A majority of the Scoters, (~95%) were at the base of the hook.

  3. Number observed: 50

    Details: A majority of the Scoters, (~95%) were at the base of the hook.

  4. Number observed: 1500

    Details: A majority of the Scoters, (~95%) were at the base of the hook.

  5. Number observed: 46

    Details: A few coming into basic plumage.

  6. Number observed: 58

    Details: 3 flocks flushed as we steamed North, a group of 7, 9 and 12.

  7. Number observed: 1

    Details: Seen flying due east roughly even with the boat while we were heading north up the shore.

  8. Number observed: 0
  9. Number observed: 3
  10. Number observed: 230
  11. Number observed: 420
  12. Number observed: 2

    Details: Young bird sitting on a piling along the shore well south of the hook. Another first year came in to the chum line for a while, molting p1.

  13. Number observed: 110
  14. Number observed: 12
  15. Number observed: 79

    Details: In various stages of molt. Only 7 were seen from the starboard side.

  16. Number observed: 400

    Details: Large feeding and swirling group with gulls, scoters etc., offshore, close to the base of the hook.

  17. Number observed: 4

    Details: Over land behind an apartment complex. Flying North.