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Checklist S18226229

 
Location
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR, Atlantic County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun May 04, 2014 6:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Harrison
Species
62 species (+3 other taxa) total
150
Brant

conservative estimate

50
Canada Goose
1
Mute Swan
1
Trumpeter/Tundra Swan

Photos by Karmela Moneta. non-Mute Swan with large, straight, all black bill. long, thin, straight neck with some duskiness. Body feathering also retained a trace of duskiness.

8
Wood Duck
2
Blue-winged Teal
8
Gadwall
10
Mallard
100
American Black Duck
2
Green-winged Teal
2
Greater/Lesser Scaup

probably Greater, but distant and not studied in detail

2
Mourning Dove
10
Clapper Rail
3
American Oystercatcher
15
Black-bellied Plover
4
Semipalmated Plover
75
Whimbrel
1
Bar-tailed Godwit

large, dark shorebird. In scope, showed long, slightly upturned bill, reddish color on the head and neck, down the chest to the lower breast. no visible barring.

300
Dunlin

estimate

15
Least Sandpiper
3
Semipalmated Sandpiper
200
Short-billed Dowitcher

estimate

40
Greater Yellowlegs
30
Willet
3
Lesser Yellowlegs
X
Laughing Gull
20
Herring Gull
20
Great Black-backed Gull
8
Gull-billed Tern
5
Caspian Tern
50
Forster's Tern
3
Black Skimmer
2
loon sp.

2 loons in flight. Distance and duration of observation too brief for positive ID

150
Double-crested Cormorant

conservative estimate

35
Great Egret
30
Snowy Egret
60
Glossy Ibis

estimate

1
White-faced Ibis

photographed in flight by Karmela Moneta. bird showed very conspicuous white border around face and back of reddish eye. also showed reddish facial skin and in flight, redder legs than Glossy Ibises it was flying with. seen in direct comparison to Glossy Ibis at fairly close range through 32x Leica scope

10
Osprey
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
White-eyed Vireo
X
American Crow
X
Fish Crow
40
Purple Martin
20
Tree Swallow
6
Barn Swallow
1
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
2
Carolina Wren
5
American Robin
3
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
2
White-throated Sparrow
10
Seaside Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
X
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Ovenbird
15
Common Yellowthroat
4
Yellow Warbler
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
2
Blue Grosbeak
2
House Sparrow
 

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Yes