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Checklist S25214162

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 27, 2015 11:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Lagan , Jana Lagan List
Comments:
Overcast with on & off light showers nice breeze. Clouds kept the sun away. Showers kept hundreds of song birds on the ground in and around the fort with raptors circling and diving overhead.
Species
40 species total
5
1

Unmistakable flying cigar.

1
1

WimbrelDryTortugas

4
12

Seen from the Yankee Freedom III sitting on No. 3 bouy on the trip out.

1
6
1
11
50
50

Some individual birds seen soaring over the fort. 50+ seen circling over nesting area at Long Key.

2

Birds seen sitting on channel markers as the ferry approached the fort dock.

2
17
3
10
8

Seen inside fort grazing in the wet grass.

2
1
1

WesternKingbirdDryTortugas

1
1

Seen darting around inside the fort.

1

OK

6
1

VeeryDrytortugas

10

Struting around like Mick Jagger.
OvenbirdDryTortugas2

4
1

Orange-yellow head with grayish wings. No wing-bars.

2
15

Flicking around everywhere inside the fort both in the sea grapes and larger trees.

2

Photo taken outside the fort towards Bush Key. In addition to the one seen below, we also saw a male inside the fort with the signature rusty ear patch.
CapeMayDrabWarblerDryTortugas

5
1

Seen inside the fort, bright yellow breast and narrow white wing-bars.

2
50
1
4
2

Seen inside the fort. Sorry for the blurry photos but is was raining at the time and hard to focus behind the sea grape leaves.
WilsonsWarblerIDDrytortugas
WilsonsWarblerDryTortugas

2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 1
Sex Unknown
 

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

Yes