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Checklist S30436205

 
Location
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR, Atlantic County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:26 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
5 hour(s), 13 minute(s)
Distance:
8.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Cathy Sheeter
Comments:

Submitted from eBird Android 1.2.3
Species
62 species (+1 other taxa) total
223
Canada Goose

Many juveniles

6
Mute Swan
6
Wood Duck
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female 1
Sex Unknown 3
47
Mallard

Many ducklings

6
American Black Duck
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 5
7
Mourning Dove
4
Chimney Swift
2
Clapper Rail (Atlantic Coast)
5
American Oystercatcher
72
Black-bellied Plover

Based on photos - 53 in one flock (50 in the photo attached, a few extraneous to photo); 16 in 2nd group (possibly a few more not in my photos) - flew in near 1st flock, but not as part of it; A few more seen throughout refuge and not photographed.

© Cathy Sheeter

50 Black-bellied Plover

© Cathy Sheeter

16 Black-bellied Plover, and a couple of SB Dowitchers

1
Killdeer
2
Short-billed Dowitcher
4
Spotted Sandpiper
4
Greater Yellowlegs

more calling from marsh, but difficult to estimate number

64
Willet (Eastern)

© Cathy Sheeter

2
Lesser Yellowlegs
1
shorebird sp.

Similar in size to SOSA, but did not see well

480
Laughing Gull

© Cathy Sheeter

Laughing Gull trying to steal fish from Foster's Tern

2
Ring-billed Gull
183
Herring Gull (American)
37
Great Black-backed Gull
34
Gull-billed Tern

New ABA area bird for me :)

© Cathy Sheeter

2
Common Tern
135
Forster's Tern

At least this many, probably more

© Cathy Sheeter

85
Black Skimmer

© Cathy Sheeter

11
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
63
Great Egret

© Cathy Sheeter

89
Snowy Egret

© Cathy Sheeter

1
Little Blue Heron
1
Green Heron
7
Black-crowned Night-Heron

© Cathy Sheeter

23
Glossy Ibis
3
Turkey Vulture
24
Osprey (carolinensis)

Julia on nests

1
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Eastern Kingbird
3
American Crow
2
Fish Crow
24
Purple Martin
11
Tree Swallow
29
Barn Swallow (American)
2
Carolina Chickadee
3
House Wren (Northern)
6
Marsh Wren (palustris Group)
1
Eastern Bluebird
9
American Robin
7
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
65
European Starling
3
American Goldfinch
6
Chipping Sparrow
18
Song Sparrow
1
Baltimore Oriole
135
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)
4
Brown-headed Cowbird
11
Common Grackle
2
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Blue-winged Warbler

heard only

9
Common Yellowthroat
1
Indigo Bunting
2
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes