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Checklist S30972195

 
Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 13, 2002 6:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
10 hour(s)
Distance:
12.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Geoff Hill
Comments:
N/A
Species
98 species (+2 other taxa) total
15
Mallard
6
Mottled Duck
60
Greater/Lesser Scaup

large flock flying at a distance over Gulf

9
Pied-billed Grebe
12
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
40
Eurasian Collared-Dove
25
Mourning Dove
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4
Clapper Rail
1
Common Gallinule
10
American Oystercatcher
2
Killdeer
7
Ruddy Turnstone
5
Red Knot
20
Sanderling
2
Least Sandpiper
2
Spotted Sandpiper
15
Willet
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
300
Laughing Gull
3
Ring-billed Gull
7
Herring Gull
2
Gull-billed Tern

sharp solid cap, short thick gull-like bill, bill all black.

50
Caspian Tern
4
Common Tern
50
Forster's Tern
50
Royal Tern
50
Black Skimmer
100
Double-crested Cormorant
200
American White Pelican
200
Brown Pelican
30
Great Blue Heron
30
Great Egret
20
Snowy Egret
2
Little Blue Heron
10
Tricolored Heron
3
Reddish Egret
2
Cattle Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
7
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron
25
White Ibis
1
Roseate Spoonbill

mostly white, some pink on shoulders, spatulate bill, size of great egret but shorter neck. On sand bar at edge of airport marsh.

5
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
12
Broad-winged Hawk
1
Barn Owl

flew over sea lab house before sunrise.

1
Belted Kingfisher
7
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Merlin
15
Peregrine Falcon

big peregrine day. Seen all over the island. 4 in view at once.

3
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Acadian Flycatcher
1
Alder/Willow Flycatcher (Traill's Flycatcher)
4
Eastern Kingbird

maybe a little late, but should not be flagged.

1
Loggerhead Shrike
12
White-eyed Vireo
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
10
Philadelphia Vireo

one of the most abundant songbirds in the migrant traps.

6
Red-eyed Vireo
30
Blue Jay
1
Tree Swallow
2
Barn Swallow
1
Marsh Wren
10
Carolina Wren
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Swainson's Thrush
2
Wood Thrush
20
Gray Catbird
2
Brown Thrasher
20
Northern Mockingbird
50
European Starling
20
Cedar Waxwing
10
House Finch
4
Seaside Sparrow
2
Nelson's Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow
1
Song Sparrow
100
Red-winged Blackbird
10
Brown-headed Cowbird
2
Common Grackle
10
Boat-tailed Grackle
10
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Tennessee Warbler
5
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler
20
American Redstart
3
Northern Parula
20
Magnolia Warbler
1
Blackburnian Warbler
1
Yellow Warbler
10
Palm Warbler
1
Pine Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Wilson's Warbler
5
Summer Tanager
5
Scarlet Tanager
30
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
3
Indigo Bunting
 

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