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Checklist S12231354

 
Location
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR, Atlantic County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
7 hour(s)
Distance:
15.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Betty Bengtson List , Peter Bengtson
Species
69 species total
X
Snow Goose
X
Brant (Atlantic)
X
Cackling Goose

Rick called this. Pointed out the differences between Cackling and Canada

X
Canada Goose
X
Mute Swan
X
Tundra Swan
X
Northern Shoveler
X
American Wigeon
X
American Black Duck
X
Northern Pintail
X
Ring-necked Duck
X
Greater Scaup
X
Lesser Scaup
X
Bufflehead
X
Hooded Merganser
X
Ruddy Duck
X
Pied-billed Grebe
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
X
Mourning Dove
1
Killdeer
1
Greater Yellowlegs
X
Ring-billed Gull
X
Herring Gull
X
Great Black-backed Gull
X
Red-throated Loon
X
Double-crested Cormorant
10
American White Pelican

This group flew right in front of us at the visitor's center. Rick commented that White Pelicans were very rare in NJ and 10 was really unusual. Everyone counted and got "10".

X
Great Blue Heron
X
Great Egret
X
Turkey Vulture
X
Northern Harrier
X
Sharp-shinned Hawk
X
Cooper's Hawk
X
Bald Eagle
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
X
Red-tailed Hawk
X
Belted Kingfisher
X
Red-bellied Woodpecker
X
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
Peregrine Falcon
X
Blue Jay
X
American Crow
X
Carolina Chickadee
X
Tufted Titmouse
X
Red-breasted Nuthatch
X
White-breasted Nuthatch
X
Brown Creeper
X
Carolina Wren
X
Golden-crowned Kinglet
X
Eastern Bluebird
X
Hermit Thrush
X
American Robin
X
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
X
House Finch
X
American Goldfinch
1
Fox Sparrow

Red Fox Sparrow

X
Dark-eyed Junco
X
White-throated Sparrow
X
Eastern Towhee
X
Eastern Meadowlark
X
Red-winged Blackbird
X
Rusty Blackbird
X
Boat-tailed Grackle
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
X
Northern Cardinal
X
House Sparrow
Additional species seen by Betty Bengtson:
X
Gadwall
X
Mallard
X
Green-winged Teal
X
Song Sparrow
 

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

Yes