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Checklist S16147861

 
Location
Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
9 hour(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Matthew Daw List , Michael McCloy
Comments:
Mike McCloy, Matt Daw, Will Thompson, Fred (last name? Quebec). Cape Hatteras Christmas Bird Count. 48F, sunny and quite windy (~25mph sustained). Cape point, campground, salt pond, and open ponds road
Species
71 species total
40
Canada Goose
11
Tundra Swan
210
Northern Shoveler
350
Gadwall
20
Mallard
213
American Black Duck
85
Northern Pintail
41
Green-winged Teal (American)
4
Redhead
3
Lesser Scaup
187
Black Scoter
3
Bufflehead
5
Red-breasted Merganser
237
Ruddy Duck
2
Pied-billed Grebe
5
Horned Grebe
7
Mourning Dove
99
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Semipalmated Plover
11
Killdeer
1
Ruddy Turnstone
28
Sanderling
3
Dunlin
4
Willet
33
Bonaparte's Gull
600
Ring-billed Gull
3000
Herring Gull
450
Lesser Black-backed Gull

more than in any other previous year I have been out here. I think the official CBC count was ~580

1
Glaucous Gull

continuing bird, Cape Point. Immature bird, quite large and extremely pale with pure white wingtips, robust shape and head, and honking pink bill

300
Great Black-backed Gull
3
Red-throated Loon
327
Northern Gannet
2200
Double-crested Cormorant
45
Brown Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron
12
Great Egret
5
White Ibis
20
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Great Horned Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
3
Northern Flicker
3
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
4
Eastern Phoebe
2
Blue-headed Vireo
1
Blue Jay
27
American Crow
2
Marsh Wren
4
Carolina Wren
11
Golden-crowned Kinglet
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
230
American Robin
3
Northern Mockingbird
15
Cedar Waxwing
1
Fox Sparrow

singing along open ponds road

16
Savannah Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow
13
Swamp Sparrow
290
Red-winged Blackbird
62
Boat-tailed Grackle
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
8
Palm Warbler

seen by Will and Fred

2
Pine Warbler
379
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
5
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes