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Location
T.M. Goodwin Waterfowl Management Area--Broadmoor Unit, Brevard County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:12 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
25
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
2.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Bob Montana , Carol Richardt List , David Simpson List , Felicity Rask List , Jackie OBrien List , Juanita Baker List , Leilani York List , Marion Czaja List , Rosalind James List , Tish Makai List , William Loftus List , julia dechants List
Comments:
Pelican Island Audubon Society Field Trip, lead by David Simpson. Lani York
Caryl Zook (2) Katherine Booth, Jennifer Mahlstedt, Jean and Paul Conway (2)
Julia Dechants, Sharon Mills, Judy Elseroad, Jane Schnee, Trish White
Debra Messer, Carol Richardt, Dale & Glenys Bird, Marion Czaja, Felicity & John Rask
Bill & Becky Loftus, Jackie O'Brien, Carol Richardt, Angela Jackson
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.107
Species
69 species total
200
Blue-winged Teal

Several flocks, most at the end in the field.

20
Northern Shoveler

Saw several groups flying and more at the field in the end. Big bill and head gives sloping profile in flight and while swimming. Some males were starting to show iridescent green heads.

5
American Wigeon

Saw a couple in a couple spots. Not very many, though.

2
Mottled Duck

I only saw a couple at the end.

50
Northern Pintail

Several small groups in the field at the end.

© David Simpson

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© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

© David Simpson

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© David Simpson

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30
Green-winged Teal

Just a few among the Blue-winged Teal. Smaller with paler, sometimes yellow under tail coverts. Iridescent green patch in wing sometimes visible.

500
Ring-necked Duck

Lots and lots of these flying around. Most of the ducks in the reservoir area were of this species. Males and females both have a ring around the bill. Males have a iridescent purplish head, back breast and back, and white flanks. Females have grayish-brown head, white spot at base of bill, white eye ring and a line running behind the eye.

8
Lesser Scaup

One female seen with Ring-necked Ducks and a small group in the field and the end. Females have solid brown head with clean white patch at base of bill. No eye ring or line.

5
Bufflehead

Pics taken. Also a video of them feeding. Rather surprising for the area.

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

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Age:
Adult
2
Ruddy Duck

Only two seen at the beginning. Very very far out. Usually more seen at this site.

100
Pied-billed Grebe
4
Sora
1000
Common Gallinule

Very rough estimate.

4000
American Coot

Very rough estimate.

6
Gray-headed Swamphen

Several heard and seen along east boundary of reservoir area. Photos taken by some in the group. Larger than accompanying gallinules and coots. iridescent blue body, grayish blue head and neck, large red bill. Legs and toes very long.

© Leilani York

3
Limpkin

One seen at the beginning.

15
Killdeer

One flock at the end, flying way back over the field.

20
Stilt Sandpiper

Several scattered about with the Long-billed dowitchers at the end.

5
Dunlin

Just a few seen among the Long-billed dowitchers.

100
Least Sandpiper

Big flock seen flying far in the back at the big field at the end.

400
Long-billed Dowitcher

Dominant shorebird species in the field at the end. Most were sleeping. Flushed up by Peregrine Falcon at one point.

1
Wilson's Snipe
2
Greater Yellowlegs

At least one heard. "klee-klee-klee" Three or more notes, longer than the Lesser Yellowlegs call.

3
Lesser Yellowlegs

Saw at least one among the shorebirds.

51
Caspian Tern

Several popped up near the end. Expected large tern species inland. Royal Terns rarely move inland. Many sitting in fields-JNB

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

10
Wood Stork

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

50
Anhinga
100
Double-crested Cormorant
20
American White Pelican
3
American Bittern

© Leilani York

1
Least Bittern
19
Great Blue Heron
50
Great Egret
100
Snowy Egret
5
Little Blue Heron
15
Tricolored Heron
73
Cattle Egret
5
Green Heron
15
Black-crowned Night-Heron
68
White Ibis
100
Glossy Ibis

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

20
Roseate Spoonbill

© David Simpson

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© Leilani York

50
Black Vulture
150
Turkey Vulture
4
Osprey
3
Snail Kite
5
Northern Harrier
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
2
Bald Eagle
6
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
10
Belted Kingfisher

I got a picture!

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
2
Crested Caracara

One seen at the beginning and one at the end. Kind of unusual at the site.

1
Merlin

One flew over early on in the trip.

1
Peregrine Falcon

One immature bird came in on the shorebirds at the end. Gave chase to a Least Sandpiper and then left quickly without it's prize.

3
Eastern Phoebe

Saw a couple here and there. Probably more than three.

200
Tree Swallow

Saw a few around, most were at the end behind the field.

5
Barn Swallow

Long narrow wings swept back when flapping. Rusty colored underparts and dark throat. Flying with Tree Swallows.

5
House Wren

Heard a couple along the way.

8
Marsh Wren

Several heard in the cattails.

6
Savannah Sparrow

Heard and saw a couple. flying up along road.

4
Swamp Sparrow

Heard a few calls in the marshes.

6
Eastern Meadowlark

Mostly heard driving along fields.

50
Red-winged Blackbird

Small numbers along the way.

300
Boat-tailed Grackle

Pretty big flocks at the field at the end. Others along the way.

1
Common Yellowthroat

Heard at least one.

10
Palm Warbler

Several bopping around in the grass and marsh.

5
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

Heard a few along the way near the beginning.

2
Northern Cardinal

Heard some at the beginning.

 

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

Yes