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Checklist S25543038

 
Location
Pea Island NWR, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 24, 2015 7:56 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
5 hour(s), 29 minute(s)
Distance:
2.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Audrey Whitlock
Species
63 species (+1 other taxa) total
X
Canada Goose
2
Tundra Swan
1
Northern Shoveler
35
Gadwall
1
Eurasian Wigeon

Continuing bird; In New Field; ad male; several more seen in South Pond by others earlier; prob 3 to 4 currently at PINWR

400
American Wigeon
2
Mallard
9
American Black Duck
400
Northern Pintail
30
Black Scoter
3
Ruddy Duck
1
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Mourning Dove
2
Clapper Rail (Atlantic Coast)
400
American Coot (Red-shielded)
20
American Avocet
35
Black-bellied Plover
5
Semipalmated Plover
4
Piping Plover
3
Killdeer
8
Marbled Godwit
2
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Red Knot
60
Sanderling
400
Dunlin
40
Western Sandpiper
6
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper

Continuing bird in 'split Pea ' inlet

1
Greater Yellowlegs
230
Willet (Western)
60
Laughing Gull
1
Ring-billed Gull
50
Herring Gull (American)
20
Great Black-backed Gull
10
Caspian Tern
20
Forster's Tern
50
Royal Tern
1
Northern Gannet
2000
Double-crested Cormorant
5
American White Pelican
15
Brown Pelican (Atlantic)
1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
5
Great Egret
10
White Ibis
1
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Belted Kingfisher
1
Northern Flicker
1
Western Kingbird

See Jeff Lemon's photo; bird 1st spotted on North dike of South Pond on Pippen's field trip but then it flew south; relocated on south x-dike of South Pond (only time I saw it)) and then flew north; another or different one spotted near Vtr Vtr at North Pond later in day

35
Tree Swallow
3
Marsh Wren
1
Carolina Wren
3
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
1
Pine Siskin

All of us heard the Siskin fly overhead while in Split Pea Inlet; that long zreeeee call

1
Seaside Sparrow
5
Nelson's Sparrow

In 'split Pea' inlet; still no Saltmarsh Sparrow

5
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
3
Eastern Meadowlark
30
Boat-tailed Grackle
10
Palm Warbler
30
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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