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Checklist S33101305

 
Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 19, 1911
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Observers:
Arthur H. Howell
Comments:
collected while compiling a list of birds seen in the state of Alabama
Species
8 species total
1

".....on Dauphin Island, May 19, 1911, a half-grown young one was collected." (p. 88 in A. H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4

"I found about 4 birds on Dauphin Island, May 19, 1911,...." (p. 113 in A. H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

1

"On Dauphin Island, I collected a specimen, May 19, 1911......." (p. 98 in A. H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

20

"On Dauphin Island, .........May 19, 1911, about 20 birds were seen, all in full summer plumage." (p. 101 in A. H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

66

"On Dauphin Island, May 19, 1911, the birds were just beginning to nest. I discovered about 20 nests........Most of the nests contained 2 eggs, two contained 3, and one 4 eggs......the colony was estimated to number about 30-35 pairs." (p. 32 in A. H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 33
Female 33
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
NE Nest with Eggs (Confirmed)
105

"...At the west point of Dauphin Island, May 19, 1911, I found a flock of more than a hundred of these terns in their handsome black spring dress, standing quietly in close ranks on a mud flat, or when alarmed, taking wing and flying a short distance...." (p. 33 in A.H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

X

".....I found scattered flocks in the sound and on Dauphin Island, May 16-23, 1911,....." (p. 30 in A.H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

X

"It has been seen in the breeding season on Dauphin Island." (p. 361 in A.H. Howell. 1928. Birds of Alabama. Dept. Game & Fisheries of Alabama. 2nd Ed. Birmingham Printing Co. 384 pp.)

 

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