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Checklist S24775224

 
Location
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Kent County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Aug 23, 2015 11:36 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
5 hour(s), 47 minute(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Aidan Griffiths , Carole Griffiths List , Devin Griffiths List
Species
52 species (+2 other taxa) total
108
Canada Goose
1
Tundra Swan
9
Blue-winged Teal
16
Northern Shoveler
25
Gadwall

Mid-size ducks with uniform brownish color and white wing patches. Confirmed by 2 other birders.

10
Green-winged Teal
7
Mourning Dove
1
Clapper Rail
306
American Avocet
24
Black-bellied Plover
20
Semipalmated Plover
5
Least Sandpiper
153
Semipalmated Sandpiper
18
Short-billed Dowitcher
18
Long-billed Dowitcher

Many had very rufous chests and all had much longer bills than the surrounding Short-billeds. Confirmed by 2 other birders.

122
Greater Yellowlegs
16
Lesser Yellowlegs
75
Laughing Gull
1
Herring Gull
4
Great Black-backed Gull
55
Caspian Tern
25
Forster's Tern
7
Double-crested Cormorant
8
Great Blue Heron
59
Great Egret

© Devin Griffiths

45
Snowy Egret

© Devin Griffiths

1
Green Heron
3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
30
Glossy Ibis
5
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
2
Northern Harrier
4
Bald Eagle
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
diurnal raptor sp.

Definitely a hawk species. Most likely Red-tailed or Harrier, but the bird was too far away for ID

2
Eastern Wood-Pewee
4
Eastern Kingbird
2
White-eyed Vireo

Heard only.

5
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Bank Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
3
Marsh Wren
1
Carolina Wren
12
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
1
Northern Mockingbird
6
House Finch
16
American Goldfinch
1
Saltmarsh Sparrow
1
sparrow sp.
10
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Common Yellowthroat
2
Northern Cardinal
10
Blue Grosbeak

© Devin Griffiths

© Devin Griffiths

© Devin Griffiths

© Devin Griffiths

 

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

Yes