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Checklist S26549243

 
Location
Alligator River NWR, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Dec 30, 2015 5:25 AM 🌙 Nocturnal
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
7 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Matthew King List , Michael McCloy
Comments:
71-67F, calm and partly cloudy early becoming overcast with heavy showers about 11:00 or 11:30. Christmas Bird Count, checklist covers my usual territory of Link, Long Curve, Bear, etc Rds. With Matthew King.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.1.4 Build 34
Species
58 species (+2 other taxa) total
70
Canada Goose
350
Tundra Swan
7
Wood Duck
8
Green-winged Teal
2
Northern Bobwhite
18
Mourning Dove
2
Killdeer
12
American Woodcock
4
Wilson's Snipe
1
Ring-billed Gull
4
Double-crested Cormorant
7
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
18
Turkey Vulture
6
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
1
Swainson's Hawk

Continuing bird on Long Curve Rd about 1/4-1/2 mile S of Link Rd. Spent most of morning perched atop favorite snag alongside Long Curve Rd. Will attach photos later

© Michael McCloy

2
Red-tailed Hawk
4
Eastern Screech-Owl
6
Great Horned Owl
1
Barred Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
5
Red-bellied Woodpecker
4
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
3
Pileated Woodpecker
11
Northern Flicker
2
American Kestrel
1
Merlin (Taiga)
6
Eastern Phoebe
1
Ash-throated Flycatcher

Observed at 7:45 along Long Curve Rd directly opposite of the Link Rd intersection. Feeding actively low above canal, with large mixed flock of mainly YRWA. Small pale Myiarchus, Will attach photos. Several other birders tried for it later in the morning to no avail

© Michael McCloy

2
Blue-headed Vireo
2
American Crow
1
crow sp.
98
Tree Swallow
15
Carolina Chickadee
3
Brown-headed Nuthatch
8
House Wren
7
Carolina Wren
3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
844
American Robin
17
Gray Catbird
1
Brown Thrasher
9
Cedar Waxwing
2
Pine Siskin
11
American Goldfinch
3
White-throated Sparrow
13
Savannah Sparrow
47
Song Sparrow
79
Swamp Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
2
Eastern Meadowlark
959
Red-winged Blackbird
19
Brown-headed Cowbird
55
Common Grackle
1
Orange-crowned Warbler
9
Common Yellowthroat
732
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
5
Northern Cardinal
2
passerine sp.
 

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