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Checklist S32835129

 
Location
Grand Bay NWR/NERR, Jackson County, Mississippi, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Dec 03, 2016 8:18 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
17
Duration:
3 hour(s), 49 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Claire Thomas List , Janine Robin List , Jody Shugart
Comments:
Audubon Field trip led by Mark Woodrey. Took boat out of launch at end of Bayou Heron Road, approximately 5 miles south to L'Isle Chaude Bay where there were exposed mudflats with many shorebirds. Weather was heavy overcast, windy, and about 60F.
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.4
Species
37 species (+1 other taxa) total
5
Snow Goose

Seen from very far away, flying over the bay.

© Jody Shugart

Average Quality
2
Bufflehead

© Jody Shugart

Average Quality
8
Hooded Merganser
2
Pied-billed Grebe
3
Horned Grebe
17
Mourning Dove
1
Clapper Rail
1
Virginia Rail
4
American Oystercatcher

© Jody Shugart

3
Black-bellied Plover
1
Marbled Godwit

© Jody Shugart

1
Ruddy Turnstone

© Jody Shugart

Average Quality
6
Dunlin
18
Least Sandpiper
80
peep sp.

Approximate and conservative. Shorebirds were hard to see on the tidal flats in the bay, but were present. An almost even mix of Leasts Sandpiper and Dunlin and maybe others.

6
Short-billed Dowitcher

© Jody Shugart

Average Quality
6
Greater Yellowlegs
15
Willet
88
Laughing Gull
2
Ring-billed Gull
9
Forster's Tern
8
Royal Tern
40
Black Skimmer
6
Common Loon
7
Double-crested Cormorant
24
American White Pelican

© Jody Shugart

14
Brown Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
4
Great Egret
3
Tricolored Heron
1
Reddish Egret
1
Osprey
3
Northern Harrier
2
Bald Eagle
2
Belted Kingfisher
2
Marsh Wren
2
Nelson's Sparrow

© Jody Shugart

© Janine Robin

3
Red-winged Blackbird
 

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

Yes