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Checklist S28808747

 
Location
Cape Island--CMPSP (Cape May Point SP), Cape May County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:37 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 49 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Steven Rodan
Species
55 species total
6
Canada Goose
21
Mute Swan
1
Tundra Swan

continuing bird

11
Northern Shoveler
45
Gadwall
10
Mallard
8
Green-winged Teal
2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Mourning Dove
1
American Oystercatcher
1
Killdeer
14
Least Sandpiper

Flock around edge of 2nd Plover Pond

4
Laughing Gull
2
Herring Gull
2
Great Black-backed Gull
2
Forster's Tern
75
Northern Gannet
7
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
3
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
2
Bald Eagle

including a 3rd-year-looking (i.e. soon to be starting 3rd year) bird sitting on the beach by the Bunker

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1 1

© Steven Rodan

1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
5
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
2
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
1
Fish Crow
5
Purple Martin
6
Tree Swallow
3
Carolina Chickadee
1
Marsh Wren

singing (but not showing, especially with wind) where the yellow/blue trail first comes out onto marsh (near NW edge of Bunker Pond).

8
Carolina Wren
2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Hermit Thrush
2
American Robin
1
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
6
European Starling
2
House Finch
1
American Goldfinch
2
White-throated Sparrow
1
Vesper Sparrow

Not too early for this species. Actively foraging and calling around southern edge of 2nd Plover Pond, ~10 yards from where path along dunes blocked for beach-nesters.

© Steven Rodan

1
Savannah Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
30
Red-winged Blackbird
2
Brown-headed Cowbird
12
Common Grackle
4
Pine Warbler
5
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
8
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes