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Checklist S29221005

 
Location
South Padre Is.--WBC/Conv. Center/Laguna Madre Trail (LTC 035), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
1 hour(s), 15 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
David Tobias List , Jared Keyes List , Mary Gustafson
Species
44 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
4
White-winged Dove
1
Clapper Rail

heard only

1
Sora
1
Common Gallinule

heard only

2
American Coot (Red-shielded)
1
Snowy Plover

broken ring on neck, dark legs

1
Piping Plover

complete ring (and pale back), orange legs

1
Short-billed Dowitcher
35
Laughing Gull
2
Least Tern
4
Caspian Tern
2
Forster's Tern
12
Royal Tern
2
Sandwich Tern
1
Double-crested Cormorant
20
Brown Pelican
2
Least Bittern

I only saw two but didn't stress looking for the third chick, change to three if you saw three. Great fun sharing them with the family!

Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
1
Tricolored Heron
4
White Ibis
1
Osprey
2
Tropical/Couch's Kingbird
2
Western Kingbird
1
Marsh Wren

heard only

2
Northern Mockingbird
2
European Starling
1
Cassin's Sparrow

heard only where the plovers were

1
Baltimore Oriole
8
Red-winged Blackbird
12
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush

I swear there was one chipping in there

1
Tennessee Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
1
Cape May Warbler

STUNNING adult male, gorgeous bird!

1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

a really drab one came to the water (not sure everyone saw)

1
Western Tanager

stunning adult male

1
Pyrrhuloxia
2
Painted Bunting
2
Dickcissel
10
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes