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Checklist S17856327

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Apr 08, 2014 3:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jan Allen
Comments:
A storm blew through starting at about 3:00, and the birds started arriving at about the same time. More variety than before the wind and rain started. Throughout this time period, it would appear that more birds were arriving. I was joined in the last couple of hours by Debra Hess.
Species
37 species total
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
7
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Both male and female Ruby-throated Hummingbirds arrived with the storm. They were especially abundant around the Porter weed and the sea grape trees.

15
Black-bellied Plover
1
Upland Sandpiper
2
Whimbrel
10
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Sanderling
1
Least Sandpiper
1
Willet
3
Laughing Gull
3
Ring-billed Gull
1
Herring Gull
2000
Brown Noddy

Thousands, probably more than this.

5000
Sooty Tern

Numbers in the thousands, probably far more than this.

3
Royal Tern
100
Magnificent Frigatebird
4
Brown Pelican
2
Great Egret
6
Cattle Egret
2
Green Heron
5
Merlin

In the parade grounds, swooping at birds, hunting. I saw 5 at one time in the parade grounds. There may have been more.

1
Eastern Kingbird
2
Gray Kingbird
1
White-eyed Vireo
4
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
3
Orchard Oriole
1
Worm-eating Warbler
1
Kentucky Warbler
3
Hooded Warbler
3
American Redstart
1
Northern Parula
6
Palm Warbler
6
Yellow-rumped Warbler
2
Prairie Warbler
3
Indigo Bunting
 

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

Yes