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Checklist S12026448

 
Location
Grand Bay NWR/NERR, Jackson County, Mississippi, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 10, 2012 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
6
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
8.0 kilometer(s)
Observers:
Mark Woodrey
Comments:
The passive observations were made while attempting to capture and band Seaside Spaarows. We visited/observed birds in four habitats including mud/sand flats, emergent marsh, oyster bars, and open water bays.
Species
50 species (+2 other taxa) total
2
4
3
10
35
Greater/Lesser Scaup
15
7
1
23
9
10
1
4
14
125
20
9
40
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
8
32
17
4
1
4

We observed these birds fly by at about 20 meters then observed tham as they landed and roosted on a sand bar about 15 m from our observation point. All four birds had black legs, a heavy bl;ack bill, but their crown was overall white with fine, black streaks.

8
50
20
1
15
75

We observed at least 75 total individuals but there were likely more in the area; this is a minimum estimate for number of individuals/

40
6
20
13
45
10
3
4
1
1
1
1
6
3
25
7
30
5
15
18
6
1
 

Are you submitting a complete checklist of the birds you were able to identify?

Yes