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Checklist S25526177

 
Location
Liberty SP, Hudson County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 24, 2015 7:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Shayna Marchese
Comments:
N/A
Species
41 species total
50
Brant
100
Canada Goose
8
Gadwall
18
Mallard
10
American Black Duck
1
Surf Scoter

Continuing in bay; seen through Mike Britt's scope.

1
Black Scoter

In bay; seen through Mike Britt's scope.

8
Bufflehead

in bay

20
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
American Coot (Red-shielded)
4
Laughing Gull
20
Ring-billed Gull
8
Herring Gull
2
Great Black-backed Gull
5
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron
2
Snowy Egret

Caven Point pond

1
Northern Harrier
2
Cooper's Hawk
1
Swainson's Hawk

I initially thought it was a Red-shouldered Hawk, but the ID just didn't seem right... Upon seeking advice I was told it was a juvenile Swainson's Hawk. Seen near Caven Creek by the golf course, on the path that leads directly to the beach.

© Shayna Marchese

© Shayna Marchese

© Shayna Marchese

© Shayna Marchese

1
Northern Flicker
3
Eastern Phoebe
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
5
Hermit Thrush
20
American Robin
2
Gray Catbird
5
Northern Mockingbird
60
European Starling
7
Cedar Waxwing
3
American Goldfinch
3
Field Sparrow
2
Dark-eyed Junco
70
White-throated Sparrow
2
Savannah Sparrow
15
Song Sparrow
10
Swamp Sparrow
15
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Common Yellowthroat
40
Yellow-rumped Warbler
5
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes