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Checklist S20904307

 
Location
Island Beach SP, Ocean County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Dec 14, 2014 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s)
Observers:
Jon Stippick
Species
23 species (+5 other taxa) total
379
Brant
1
Lesser Scaup
4
Greater/Lesser Scaup
19
Common Eider

16, 3 southbound, close to shore

29
Surf Scoter
26
White-winged Scoter
35
Black Scoter
4335
Surf/Black Scoter

Very distant birds. Mostly sitting on the water occasionally flying short distance then sitting again. Some were migrating but not many.

197
Long-tailed Duck
20
Red-breasted Merganser
17
duck sp.

distant seabirds. Not Scoters or "long-necked" seabirds

8
Horned Grebe
4
Black-bellied Plover
1
Dunlin
8
Ring-billed Gull
83
Herring Gull
1
Lesser Black-backed Gull
24
Great Black-backed Gull
121
gull sp.

very very distant

320
Red-throated Loon
17
Common Loon
18
Northern Gannet
2
Great Cormorant
1
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great/Double-crested Cormorant

didn't get a good look

3
House Finch
1
Lapland Longspur

Flyover w/ Snow Buntings. Lacked white wing patches of Snow Buntings. Lacked face/ breast band markings of Horned Lark. Slightly smaller than Snow Bunting. Stubby bill.

37
Snow Bunting
 

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Yes