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Checklist S29278240

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:08 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
7 hour(s)
Distance:
3.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jeremiah Trimble
Species
66 species (+1 other taxa) total
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Mourning Dove
16
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

7 in one tree

1
nighthawk sp.

Common? Seemed somewhat Buffy below; white chested....blah blah...

2
Chuck-will's-widow
13
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

Abundant again today;

1
Black-bellied Plover
1
Least Sandpiper
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
40
Laughing Gull
1
Herring Gull
2000
Brown Noddy
1
Black Noddy

Early morning at coal dock; then later on Bush Key before it flew back to coal docks; age?; bird in active wing molt; at least p7 and p8 seemed to be growing out? P9 and P10 retained older? (At least longer and full grown); cap was obviously whiter and more well defined than adjacent BRNO (though perhaps not as defined as often can be - age?); bill thinner and at least appeared longer; overall color of bird darker (blacker) than BRNO;

© Jeremiah Trimble

© Jeremiah Trimble

15000
Sooty Tern
1
Royal Tern
3
Sandwich Tern
96
Magnificent Frigatebird
5
Double-crested Cormorant
21
Brown Pelican
1
Great Egret
67
Cattle Egret
2
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
1
Swallow-tailed Kite

Rare? Sky high bird when we returned from fishing; actually headed towards Loggerhead;

1
Northern Harrier

Female type

3
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
3
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
7
Eastern Kingbird
4
Gray Kingbird
1
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Purple Martin
4
Bank Swallow
52
Barn Swallow
13
Cliff Swallow

Lots of swallows around; careful count together

4
Cave Swallow
3
Veery
5
Gray-cheeked Thrush
2
Swainson's Thrush
1
Wood Thrush
9
Gray Catbird
1
Orchard Oriole

Female

2
Ovenbird
1
Worm-eating Warbler
1
Northern Waterthrush
5
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Swainson's Warbler

Early morning by bathrooms; late?

1
Kentucky Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
12
Hooded Warbler

Careful count throughout island; as many as 5 in same tree

9
American Redstart
15
Cape May Warbler

Everywhere

2
Northern Parula
2
Magnolia Warbler
2
Yellow Warbler
17
Blackpoll Warbler

Common throughout island

3
Black-throated Blue Warbler
19
Palm Warbler (Western)
2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
3
Prairie Warbler
4
Black-throated Green Warbler

3 males; 1 female

2
Summer Tanager
1
Scarlet Tanager
1
Blue Grosbeak

Male

4
Indigo Bunting
 

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

Yes