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Checklist S30963193

 
Location
Boca Chica LRGV-NWR (LTC 043), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:40 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Simon Kiacz
Comments:
N/A
Species
56 species (+6 other taxa) total
2
Least Grebe
1
Common Ground-Dove
3
White-winged Dove
2
Common Nighthawk
4
American Coot (Red-shielded)
10
Black-necked Stilt
60
American Avocet
15
Snowy Plover

© Simon Kiacz

© Simon Kiacz

© Simon Kiacz

12
Wilson's Plover
4
Semipalmated Plover
1
Piping Plover
2
Killdeer
3
Long-billed Curlew
2
Ruddy Turnstone
550
Stilt Sandpiper

Minimum

2
Sanderling
2
Baird's Sandpiper
275
Least Sandpiper
50
Semipalmated Sandpiper
345
Western Sandpiper
250
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
250
peep sp.
350
Short-billed Dowitcher

Min.

150
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
50
Wilson's Phalarope
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Solitary Sandpiper
2
Greater Yellowlegs
15
Willet (Western)
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
1000
shorebird sp.

LOTS of birds too far off and heat waves/glare was bad. Good amount of water sustaining a lot of migrating and resident shorebirds

120
Laughing Gull
20
Least Tern

Some of the cutest baby birds I've ever seen...

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3
Breeding Code
FY Feeding Young (Confirmed)
25
Gull-billed Tern
2
Black Tern
20
Royal Tern
2
Sandwich Tern
7
Neotropic Cormorant
30
Brown Pelican
8
Great Blue Heron
12
Great Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
1
Tricolored Heron
25
Reddish Egret

Likely an under estimate. Lot's of both white and red morphs

3
Black-crowned Night-Heron
2
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
16
White Ibis
2
Turkey Vulture
10
Harris's Hawk
2
White-tailed Hawk
1
Barn Owl
2
Crested Caracara
1
Great Kiskadee
3
Tropical/Couch's Kingbird
1
Loggerhead Shrike
2
White-eyed Vireo
30
Horned Lark
4
Northern Mockingbird
2
Olive Sparrow
5
Western/Eastern Meadowlark
6
Red-winged Blackbird
30
Great-tailed Grackle
 

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

Yes