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Checklist S11980108

 
Location
Cape Island--CMPSP (Cape May Point SP), Cape May County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Nov 06, 2012 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Jeff Shenot
Comments:
N/A
Species
94 species total
X
Canada Goose
X
Mute Swan
X
Wood Duck
X
Northern Shoveler
X
Gadwall
X
American Wigeon
X
Mallard
X
American Black Duck
X
Northern Pintail
X
Green-winged Teal
X
Ring-necked Duck
X
Lesser Scaup
X
Surf Scoter
X
Black Scoter
X
Ruddy Duck
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Eurasian Collared-Dove

see on street wire at Cape May Point, near Coral Ave., briefly viewed w bins but it flew when I approached to take a pic (did not get one)

X
Mourning Dove
1
Virginia Rail
X
American Coot (Red-shielded)
X
Killdeer
4
Sanderling
32
Dunlin
1
Pomarine Jaeger

light subadult, flew in toward shore then south parallel to it, heavy bodied, slower wingbeat, prominent white patch in primaries, did not chase after any birds and flew out of sight

6
Bonaparte's Gull
X
Laughing Gull
X
Ring-billed Gull
X
Herring Gull
X
Great Black-backed Gull
2
Common Tern
162
Northern Gannet

sea watch, exact count seen in one sweep, nearly all were adults

X
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Great Blue Heron
X
Great Egret
X
Black Vulture
X
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
1
Golden Eagle

adult

X
Northern Harrier
X
Sharp-shinned Hawk
X
Cooper's Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
X
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Broad-winged Hawk
X
Red-tailed Hawk
X
Belted Kingfisher
X
Red-bellied Woodpecker
X
Downy Woodpecker
X
Northern Flicker
X
American Kestrel
X
Merlin
2
Peregrine Falcon
X
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue-headed Vireo

foraging in the loblolly pines

X
Blue Jay
X
American Crow
X
Fish Crow
1
Horned Lark

on the beach

2200
Tree Swallow

counting by 100s; in the meadows all day

2
Cave Swallow

not seen at CMPSP; seen flying around at end of Coral Ave

X
Carolina Chickadee
4
Red-breasted Nuthatch
X
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Brown Creeper
1
Winter Wren
X
Carolina Wren
X
Golden-crowned Kinglet
X
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
X
Eastern Bluebird
X
Hermit Thrush
X
American Robin
X
Gray Catbird
X
Brown Thrasher
X
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
X
Cedar Waxwing
X
House Finch
7
Purple Finch
1
Red Crossbill

near Coral Ave; heard calling about a block away but its obvious call notes were eaasily id'ed (I do not know which Red type), went to look for it but it had moved and was not seen

2
White-winged Crossbill

seen flying over Coral Ave just above tree tops, while I was looking for the Red Crossbill I heard that was calling!

X
Pine Siskin
X
American Goldfinch
X
Dark-eyed Junco
X
White-crowned Sparrow
X
White-throated Sparrow
X
Savannah Sparrow
X
Song Sparrow
X
Swamp Sparrow
X
Eastern Towhee
X
Red-winged Blackbird
X
Common Grackle
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
X
Northern Cardinal
X
House Sparrow
 

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