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Checklist S26496793

 
Location
Gulf Islands National Seashore--Fort Pickens, Escambia County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:45 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
5
Duration:
1 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Observers:
Robert Duncan
Species
17 species total
40
Greater Scaup
40
Black Scoter
12
Red-breasted Merganser
2
Ruddy Turnstone
23
Sanderling
1
Parasitic Jaeger

Slender bodied jaeger pursuing gulls & terns, identified by size comparison & behavior, seen by others, no disagreement.

21
Laughing Gull
4
Ring-billed Gull
2
Herring Gull
1
Sooty Tern

An adult. A large tern all black above & white below, forked tail, no white collar

2
Forster's Tern
5
Royal Tern
1
Great Shearwater

Large shearwater seen in scope, light undersides, well defined dark cap extending to eye, white undersides, white underwings bordered in black including axillar area. About 30 unidentified shearwaters as well.

5
Northern Gannet
5
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Brown Pelican
9
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes