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Checklist S22280837

 
Location
Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
45 minute(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Eric Plage
Comments:
birding by boat, north of East Beach Turnaround
Species
11 species total
68
Lesser Scaup
1
White-winged Scoter

continuing bird, first reported on Sunday. Appeared to be 1st-year female. Bulky dark duck, large bill, faint patches of white in front and behind eye, sliver of white showing in wing. Floating with raft of Red-breasted Mergansers 300-400 yards E of Buncess Pass Bridge.

60
Red-breasted Merganser
54
Horned Grebe

counted one raft of 29 individuals, many more single individuals, pairs and small groups. Many molting into breeding plumage.

11
Laughing Gull
1
Lesser Black-backed Gull

adult

2
Royal Tern
3
Common Loon
14
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Brown Pelican
1
Osprey
 

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

Yes