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Checklist S27193057

 
Location
Gulf Islands National Seashore--Fort Pickens, Escambia County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
7.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Duncan
Species
42 species total
5
Red-breasted Merganser
8
Horned Grebe
7
Mourning Dove
1
Virginia Rail
1
Snowy Plover
1
Sanderling
13
Bonaparte's Gull
20
Laughing Gull
18
Ring-billed Gull
5
Herring Gull
1
Glaucous Gull

Very large white gull harassing Pelicans on surface of Gulf, took off and white primaries seen, probably the same bird well described on north side of beach, same vicinity on 27 Jan.

1
Forster's Tern
6
Royal Tern
75
Common Loon
14
Northern Gannet
8
Double-crested Cormorant
16
Brown Pelican
6
Great Blue Heron
3
Osprey
2
Bald Eagle
1
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon
3
Eastern Phoebe
1
House Wren
4
Carolina Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Eastern Bluebird
2
Gray Catbird
25
Northern Mockingbird
6
Chipping Sparrow
1
Field Sparrow
1
Lark Sparrow

a clear breasted central spot sparrow with boldly striped facial pattern, present for weeks

2
White-crowned Sparrow
10
Savannah Sparrow
5
Song Sparrow
3
Swamp Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
18
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Common Grackle
3
Palm Warbler
432
Yellow-rumped Warbler

Not particularly unusual, a steady stream flying for 3 hrs westerly, estimated by 12 passing observers every 5 minutes, a conservative estimate.

6
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes