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Checklist S29125518

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
1.5 kilometer(s)
Observers:
Alex Humphreys-Jones
Comments:
Mainly stayed inside the fort. List includes the seabirds seen outside the fort and on the neighboring islands
Species
41 species (+1 other taxa) total
4
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1
nighthawk sp.

Probably Common due to time of year. Didn't call unfortunately.

3
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Solitary Sandpiper

Migrant, seen inside the fort

X
Laughing Gull
2
Herring Gull
X
Brown Noddy
X
Sooty Tern
1
Sandwich Tern
1
Audubon's Shearwater

Seen on the ferry over from Fort Zachary 3/4 of the way along. Was seen close to the ferry as it took off, off the sea. Short winged Shearwater.

X
Magnificent Frigatebird
40
Masked Booby

approximate number present on Hospital Key

4
Brown Booby

Spotted out to sea on one of the pole.

2
Northern Gannet

At least 2 seen on the crossing at distance2

2
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Brown Pelican
X
Cattle Egret
1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
2
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
2
Peregrine Falcon
1
Eastern Kingbird
3
White-eyed Vireo
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
1
Black-whiskered Vireo

One viewed in trees inside the fort

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
X
Barn Swallow
3
Orchard Oriole
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown
3
Ovenbird

Migrant - three near the fountain seen walking through leaf litter under trees

1
Louisiana Waterthrush

At least one, probably two

1
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Prothonotary Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Tennessee Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Kentucky Warbler

Male seen well in trees inside the fort.

10
Hooded Warbler

conservative count

2
American Redstart
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
7
Palm Warbler
1
Prairie Warbler
2
Summer Tanager
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Scarlet Tanager
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Blue Grosbeak
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
5
Indigo Bunting
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female
Sex Unknown
 

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

Yes