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Checklist S23171336

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
0.3 mile(s)
Observers:
John Vanderpoel , William Vanderpoel List
Comments:
3" to 4" of rain fll while we were there - made birding almost impossible
Species
63 species total
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Mourning Dove
100
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

This was an amazing fallout there were 15 to 20 in the camping area alone! There could have been as many as 150

1
Chuck-will's-widow
4
Chimney Swift
3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2
Sora
2
Black-bellied Plover
8
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Sanderling
2
Spotted Sandpiper
X
Laughing Gull
500
Brown Noddy

vast majority had departed Bush Key because of the storm

300
Sooty Tern
6
Least Tern
1
Cory's Shearwater

This shearwater is cnsiderably larger than the several Audubon's Shearwaters we were seeing. Mid tone brown dorsally with pale chest and belly. Bulky like a Cory's

3
Audubon's Shearwater

on the ferry 2 going and one returning

X
Magnificent Frigatebird
X
Masked Booby
2
Brown Booby
8
Brown Pelican
X
Great Blue Heron
6
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
4
Little Blue Heron
25
Cattle Egret
2
Green Heron
2
White Ibis
1
Glossy Ibis
3
Osprey
3
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
3
Peregrine Falcon
2
Eastern Kingbird
4
Gray Kingbird
1
Black-whiskered Vireo
12
Barn Swallow
2
Veery
10
Gray-cheeked Thrush
1
Swainson's Thrush
6
Gray Catbird
4
Northern Mockingbird
1
Bobolink
0
Common Grackle
3
Ovenbird
5
Northern Waterthrush

amazing fallout

1
Kentucky Warbler
1
Hooded Warbler
3
American Redstart
1
Cape May Warbler
1
Northern Parula
2
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler
3
Yellow Warbler

amazing fallout

5
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler
3
Palm Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler

In the camping area- known rarity

1
Black-throated Green Warbler
2
Summer Tanager
2
Scarlet Tanager
4
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
1
Blue Grosbeak
3
Indigo Bunting
 

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

Yes