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Checklist S29665474

 
Location
Prime Hook NWR, Sussex County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 14, 2016 6:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
14 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Keith Maley
Species
118 species total
41
Canada Goose
4
Wood Duck

Turkle and Fleetwood Ponds

9
Mallard
2
American Black Duck

Broadkill Beach Rd.

2
Green-winged Teal

Pair seen from Dike Trail.

1
Hooded Merganser

Female, diving in Turkle Pond. Small brown duck with thin bill, crest, white patches on wings.

2
Wild Turkey

Field approaching Visitor Center.

10
Mourning Dove
2
Common Nighthawk

Pair flying at sunset above Turkle Pond and Fleetwood Pond.

3
Chimney Swift

Prime Hook Beach neighborhood area.

2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
6
Black-necked Stilt

Dike Trail, Black Farm Trail, and Prime Hook Beach Rd.

215
Black-bellied Plover
7
Semipalmated Plover
1
Killdeer

Maintenance sheds.

45
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Red Knot

Prime Hook Beach Road, associating with Ruddy Turnstones. All lined up on a floating pipe.

3
Sanderling

Prime Hook Beach.

56
Dunlin
55
Least Sandpiper
60
Semipalmated Sandpiper
28
Short-billed Dowitcher
5
Spotted Sandpiper
14
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet

Flyover Broadkill Beach Rd.

7
Lesser Yellowlegs
33
Laughing Gull
12
Ring-billed Gull
6
Herring Gull
4
Great Black-backed Gull

Prime Hook Beach Rd.

2
Least Tern

Dike Trail.

18
Forster's Tern
123
Black Skimmer

Most at Prime Hook Beach Rd. Smaller flock standing off Broadkill Beach Rd.

22
Double-crested Cormorant
16
Great Blue Heron
13
Snowy Egret
2
Green Heron
7
Glossy Ibis
1
Black Vulture
12
Turkey Vulture
15
Osprey
6
Bald Eagle
1
Red-tailed Hawk

Perched above field approaching Visitor Center.

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
3
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker

Black Farm Trail.

1
Pileated Woodpecker

Pine Grove Trail.

1
Northern Flicker
1
Merlin

Barreling down Broadkill Beach Rd, then perched on a snag affording good scope views.

1
Peregrine Falcon

Flying lazily above Fowler Beach Rd.

6
Eastern Wood-Pewee

Pine Grove Trail.

1
Acadian Flycatcher

Pine Grove Trail.

1
Eastern Phoebe

Boardwalk Trail.

16
Great Crested Flycatcher
17
Eastern Kingbird
2
White-eyed Vireo
1
Blue-headed Vireo

Late. Vireo with bright white spectacles on a bluish-gray head, with contrasting white throat and underside. Blue Goose Trail.

5
Red-eyed Vireo
3
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
6
Fish Crow
27
Purple Martin
52
Tree Swallow
13
Barn Swallow
4
Carolina Chickadee
6
Tufted Titmouse
3
House Wren
1
Marsh Wren

Prime Hook Beach Rd.

9
Carolina Wren
7
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
3
Eastern Bluebird
2
Veery

Pine Grove Trail.

18
American Robin
70
Gray Catbird

Conservative estimate.

4
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
25
European Starling
8
Cedar Waxwing
4
House Finch

Prime Hook Beach neighborhood area.

18
American Goldfinch
2
Grasshopper Sparrow

Field approaching Visitor Center.

10
Chipping Sparrow
9
Field Sparrow
7
White-throated Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
1
Yellow-breasted Chat

Black Farm Trail.

1
Eastern Meadowlark

Field approaching Visitor Center.

5
Orchard Oriole
1
Baltimore Oriole

Blue Goose Trail.

44
Red-winged Blackbird
29
Brown-headed Cowbird
31
Common Grackle
8
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush

Boardwalk Trail.

11
Black-and-white Warbler
4
Prothonotary Warbler
38
Common Yellowthroat
19
American Redstart
10
Northern Parula
3
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler

Pine Grove Trail in mixed flock. Singing, great views.

1
Blackburnian Warbler

Black Farm Trail. In mixed flock, tame. Tried to land on tripod I was carrying.

7
Yellow Warbler
8
Blackpoll Warbler
5
Black-throated Blue Warbler
1
Pine Warbler

Pine Grove Trail.

8
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Yellow-throated Warbler

Pine Grove Trail. Singing, high in canopy, brief views.

1
Prairie Warbler

Turkle Pond Road.

1
Black-throated Green Warbler

Pine Grove Trail.

1
Canada Warbler

Blue Goose Trail.

1
Summer Tanager

Entrance gate. Male, vocalizing constantly. Last bird of the day.

1
Scarlet Tanager

Entrance Gate. Male perched and singing high in canopy. First bird of the day.

9
Northern Cardinal
14
Blue Grosbeak
12
Indigo Bunting
2
House Sparrow

Prime Hook Beach neighborhood area.

 

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