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Checklist S18416761

 
Location
Liberty SP, Hudson County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 16, 2014 6:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Simon Lane
Species
42 species (+2 other taxa) total
125
Brant
5
Canada Goose
1
Mute Swan
6
Gadwall
6
Mallard
6
American Black Duck
5
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Black-bellied Plover
80
Semipalmated Plover
2
Killdeer
2
Ruddy Turnstone

One in the HQ bay (photos), one flyover out of the Golf course inlet

23
Dunlin

Don't often see here - flew out of the Golf Course inlet as the tide rose

5
Least Sandpiper
16
Semipalmated Sandpiper
2
Short-billed Dowitcher
2
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Solitary Sandpiper
5
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Bonaparte's Gull

Basic plumage bird on the beach opposite the boat launch

8
Laughing Gull
17
Ring-billed Gull
35
Herring Gull
5
Great Black-backed Gull
24
Common Tern
3
Forster's Tern

At least three seen well enough to ID

1
large tern sp.

Probably a Caspian but Royals have been seen over the last week

80
tern sp.

Probably mostly Commons but viewing conditions were fairly wild.

1
Black Skimmer
2
Common Loon

Flyover

12
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
Fish Crow
6
Tree Swallow
25
Barn Swallow
5
American Robin
3
Northern Mockingbird
25
European Starling
4
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
4
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Yellow Warbler
15
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes