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Checklist S18086248

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Geoff Malosh
Comments:
Camped for two nights on Garden Key. Checklist one of three (one for each day).
Species
53 species total
5
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1
Common Nighthawk
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
20
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Sanderling
1
Greater Yellowlegs

Injured bird, landed on top of Ft. Jefferson before flying down presumably to the beach on the south side of the island. Photographed.

1
Willet
50
Laughing Gull
X
Brown Noddy

Hundreds

X
Sooty Tern

Hundreds

1
Royal Tern
100
Magnificent Frigatebird
1
Brown Booby

On Channel Marker 9, scoped from Garden Key

1
Double-crested Cormorant
30
Brown Pelican
1
Great Egret

North coaling dock.

20
Cattle Egret
1
Green Heron
5
Merlin
2
Peregrine Falcon
3
Eastern Wood-Pewee
4
Eastern Kingbird
2
Gray Kingbird
1
Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Rare at the Dry Tortugas. Photographed inside Ft. Jefferson around 3pm.

2
Red-eyed Vireo
1
Purple Martin
100
Barn Swallow

Several moribund and dead found.

10
Cliff Swallow
3
Cave Swallow
2
Gray-cheeked Thrush
1
Swainson's Thrush
2
Wood Thrush
15
Gray Catbird
5
Orchard Oriole
20
Ovenbird

Very common and easy to find, as usual.

1
Worm-eating Warbler
2
Northern Waterthrush
2
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Tennessee Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
10
Hooded Warbler

Very common and easy to find, as usual. Only one female, the rest males.

3
Cape May Warbler
10
Northern Parula

At least 10 probably more, mostly around the campground. Most I have seen of this species at Garden Key (sixth visit).

2
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler
20
Palm Warbler
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler
10
Prairie Warbler
3
Black-throated Green Warbler
4
Scarlet Tanager
6
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
15
Indigo Bunting
 

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

Yes