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Checklist S30809241

 
Location
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Kent County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:16 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
7 hour(s), 33 minute(s)
Distance:
8.6 mile(s)
Observers:
Scott Baron
Comments:
Drove most of refuge with stops: Whitehall Neck Rd. section, Visitor Center area, Raymond, Sharpness, Bear Swamp and Finis Pools. Some walking, maybe 0.2 mi. Also stopped along roadside at Fischer Tract (approx. 0.5 mi.)

Generally slow birding today, as variety and numbers were low.

Weather - Hot and humid. Mostly cloudy, SW wind 0 - 10, 82 to 93F.

Mammals - E. Gray Squirrel, 1. Red Fox, 1.

Herps - Diamondback Terrapin, 1. Fowler's Toad, 1. Green Frog, 3. Bullfrog, 3. frog sp., 1.

Butterflies - dark swallowtail sp., 2. Cabbage White, 1. Clouded Sulphur, 1. Orange Sulphur, 1. Variegated Fritillary, 1. Red Admiral, 1.

Dragonflies - Seaside Dragonlet, 10+. Eastern Pondhawk, 5 (1f, 4m). Blue Dasher, 3m.
Species
68 species (+4 other taxa) total
114
Canada Goose
2
Northern Bobwhite
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Ring-necked Pheasant
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Wild Turkey

Fischer Tract

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 2
Sex Unknown
4
Mourning Dove
7
Clapper Rail
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 6 1
3
Black-necked Stilt
4
Semipalmated Plover
2
Killdeer
57
Least Sandpiper
1771
Semipalmated Sandpiper
6
Western Sandpiper
1034
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Short-billed Dowitcher (griseus)
2
Short-billed Dowitcher (hendersoni)
36
Greater Yellowlegs
26
Lesser Yellowlegs
10
Laughing Gull
28
Forster's Tern
23
Great Blue Heron
16
Great Egret
50
Snowy Egret
2
Cattle Egret
2
Green Heron
1
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Black-crowned/Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
96
Glossy Ibis
4
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
6
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2 3 1
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Hairy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
4
Eastern Wood-Pewee
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 4
Female
Sex Unknown
3
Great Crested Flycatcher
7
Eastern Kingbird
5
White-eyed Vireo
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 5
Female
Sex Unknown
7
Red-eyed Vireo
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 7
Female
Sex Unknown
2
Blue Jay
1
crow sp.
50
Purple Martin
Breeding Code
NY Nest with Young (Confirmed)
3
Tree Swallow
6
Bank Swallow
4
Barn Swallow
2
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
2
White-breasted Nuthatch
4
House Wren
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 3
Female
Sex Unknown 1
14
Marsh Wren
5
Carolina Wren
5
American Robin
18
Gray Catbird
3
Brown Thrasher
45
European Starling
5
Cedar Waxwing
20
American Goldfinch
1
Grasshopper Sparrow

My first one at the refuge. I hadn't realized that they breed here. Near "Bear Swamp" sign and "Exit refuge" sign.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
7
Field Sparrow
1
Seaside Sparrow
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Swamp Sparrow
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
7
Eastern Towhee
1
Yellow-breasted Chat
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
1
Orchard Oriole
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female
Sex Unknown
28
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Brown-headed Cowbird
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 1
Female 2
Sex Unknown
22
Common Yellowthroat
2
Yellow Warbler
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown
7
Northern Cardinal
5
Blue Grosbeak
13
Indigo Bunting
3
House Sparrow
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown 2
 

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