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Checklist S13983271

 
Location
High Island--Boy Scout Woods (UTC 055), Galveston County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 03, 2013 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
1 hour(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Dennis Devlin List , Nancy Devlin
Comments:
N/A
Species
23 species (+4 other taxa) total
6
Inca Dove
3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4
Black Vulture
2
Turkey Vulture
4
Eastern Wood-Pewee
3
Empidonax sp.
2
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue Jay
16
swallow sp.
1
Veery
1
Wood Thrush
10
Gray Catbird
3
Northern Mockingbird
1
American Goldfinch

This was a male in almost complete breeding plumage. The bright yellow bird with black cap and wings had the typical conical beak. There was a little white on the lower belly where the bird had not gotten all of its breeding color. Several other birders identified bird as well.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Orchard Oriole
1
Orchard/Hooded Oriole

This bird did not seem to fit the picture of a first year Orchard Oriole. The black chin did not come thru the lore area and its beak was a bit longer and curved than the orchard oriole first year bird (according to Sibley).

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Baltimore Oriole
8
grackle sp.
1
Ovenbird
2
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Prothonotary Warbler
8
Tennessee Warbler
3
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Magnolia Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
2
Scarlet Tanager
3
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes