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Checklist S20040069

 
Location
Circle B Bar Reserve, Polk County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 05, 2014 8:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Britta Countryman List , Gregory Schrott
Comments:
N/A
Species
55 species total
4
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
3
Blue-winged Teal
4
White-winged Dove
5
Mourning Dove
75
Common Gallinule
12
Limpkin
2
Laughing Gull
1
Caspian Tern
80
Wood Stork

All of them soaring overhead in flocks

30
Anhinga
30
Double-crested Cormorant

mostly on the lake

12
Great Blue Heron
8
Great Egret
6
Snowy Egret
8
Little Blue Heron
5
Tricolored Heron
4
Cattle Egret
3
Green Heron
300
White Ibis
10
Glossy Ibis
75
Black Vulture
50
Turkey Vulture
20
Osprey
6
Bald Eagle

Conservative estimate; seen flying overhead many times but assuming some were repeat sightings of the same birds.

8
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
5
Red-bellied Woodpecker
3
Downy Woodpecker
2
Pileated Woodpecker
2
Peregrine Falcon

Seen migrating south high overhead about 30 or 40 minutes apart; assuming they were different birds.

1
Great Crested Flycatcher

heard

6
White-eyed Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
8
Blue Jay
6
Fish Crow

Oddly scarce

2
Tufted Titmouse
1
House Wren

heard; our first of the fall

4
Carolina Wren
50
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
15
Gray Catbird
1
Common Grackle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
10
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Black-and-white Warbler
10
Common Yellowthroat

Mostly heard

1
American Redstart
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Parula

Very fat

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Yellow Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Chestnut-sided Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 2
6
Palm Warbler

Probably a very conservative estimate; there were lots of warblers flying overhead chipping during the morning that we couldn't identify and I suspect a lot were Palms

4
Yellow-throated Warbler
2
Prairie Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Summer Tanager

Foraging together in the Spanish moth in some cypress just east of the "crossroads" of the trails in the marsh (where most of the unusual migrants were); seemed to be eating some kind of large insect that was there in abundance.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
30
Northern Cardinal
20
Indigo Bunting

Heard calling frequently during the morning, many seemed to be passing overhead

 

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

Yes