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Checklist S23308676

 
Location
Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Dec 27, 1995 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Will Cook
Species
65 species (+1 other taxa) total
100
Snow Goose
1
Snow x Ross's Goose (hybrid)

At first thought to be a blue morph immature Ross's because of small size, but presence of "grinning patch" led us to suspect it was a hybrid with Snow.

6
Brant
6
Blue-winged Teal
20
Northern Shoveler
12
Gadwall
14
Mallard
12
American Black Duck
30
Green-winged Teal
6
Ring-necked Duck
4
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Horned Grebe
12
Mourning Dove
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4
Common Gallinule

uncommon in winter; on Cape Hatteras CBC

20
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
Black-bellied Plover
6
Killdeer
3
Wilson's Snipe
4
Greater Yellowlegs
7
Red-throated Loon
3200
Northern Gannet
5
Brown Pelican
1
Least Bittern

very rare in winter; documented on Cape Hatteras CBC

2
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
5
Snowy Egret
1
Tricolored Heron
6
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
2
Sharp-shinned Hawk
2
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
4
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
3
Eastern Phoebe
1
White-eyed Vireo

rare in winter; documented on Cape Hatteras CBC

3
Blue Jay
6
American Crow
6
Red-breasted Nuthatch
2
Brown Creeper
1
House Wren
2
Winter Wren
11
Carolina Wren
10
Golden-crowned Kinglet
7
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
4
Hermit Thrush
15
American Robin
12
Gray Catbird
1
Brown Thrasher
5
Northern Mockingbird
1
American Goldfinch
6
White-throated Sparrow
14
Savannah Sparrow
12
Song Sparrow
10
Swamp Sparrow
3
Eastern Towhee
12
Eastern Meadowlark
15
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Common Yellowthroat
10
Palm Warbler
8
Pine Warbler
575
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Prairie Warbler

female; documented on Cape Hatteras CBC

10
Northern Cardinal
1
Painted Bunting

green; documented on Cape Hatteras CBC

 

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

Yes