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Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
13
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Meg Andrews
Species
63 species total
X
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Mourning Dove

Missing most of its tail

60
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

number may be low. They were dropping out of the sky left and right and were in almost every piece of vegetation on the island.

2
Black-billed Cuckoo

had a good look at them both perched and flying between bushes. No rufous in wings, tail spots smaller that a Yellow-billed Cuckoo, and bill was thin and dark.

1
Chuck-will's-widow

Spent the entire day perched in a tree near the fountain

1
Chimney Swift
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
3
Sora

So help me, two of these were in trees! Downed by the storm?

7
Black-bellied Plover
10
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Sanderling
6
Spotted Sandpiper

Found in various areas around the shoreline. Major rain storm all day

20
Solitary Sandpiper

These arrived in 2 or 3 waves, and were all feeding in "Lake Tortuga" (so they weren't all that solitary this date). Upperside and underwing dark. Tail white except for center. Yellowish legs. White eye ring.

1
Willet
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
X
Laughing Gull
400
Brown Noddy
50
Sooty Tern
50
Magnificent Frigatebird
6
Double-crested Cormorant
30
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron (White form)
3
Great Egret
3
Little Blue Heron
50
Cattle Egret
4
Green Heron
1
Glossy Ibis
2
Osprey
1
American Kestrel
3
Merlin
7
Peregrine Falcon
20
Eastern Kingbird

FAllout

5
Gray Kingbird
2
Red-eyed Vireo
1
Black-whiskered Vireo
1
Purple Martin
15
Veery

Major thrush fallout

12
Gray-cheeked Thrush

Major thrush fallout-

4
Swainson's Thrush

Major thrush fallout

2
Wood Thrush

Major thrush fallout

12
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
3
Bobolink
1
Orchard Oriole
4
Ovenbird

fallout

20
Northern Waterthrush

fallout

5
Common Yellowthroat
2
Hooded Warbler
3
American Redstart
3
Cape May Warbler
3
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler
3
Yellow Warbler

one appeared to be a "Golden" warbler

1
Chestnut-sided Warbler
7
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler
12
Palm Warbler
1
Townsend's Warbler

seen well in the camping area. Unexpected in this area. Black cap, throat, "mask", and thick dark streaks along flanks. Very familar with bird at home.

2
Summer Tanager
1
Scarlet Tanager
3
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
8
Indigo Bunting
35
Dickcissel

Fallout. Saw them all perched together in the top of 2 small bushes.

 

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

Yes