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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

Several flocks, most at the end in the field.

20

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

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

2

I only saw a couple at the end.

50

Several small groups in the field at the end.

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

30

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

500

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

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

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

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult
2

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

100
4
1000

Very rough estimate.

4000

Very rough estimate.

6

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

One seen at the beginning.

15

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

20

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

5

Just a few seen among the Long-billed dowitchers.

100

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

400

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

1
2

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

3

Saw at least one among the shorebirds.

51

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

© David Simpson

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50
100
20
3

© Leilani York

1
19
50
100
5
15
73
5
15
68
100

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

20

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

© Leilani York

50
150
4
3
5
1
2
6
2
10

I got a picture!

© David Simpson

Leica Televid APO iPhone 6sPlus PhoneSkope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
2

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

1

One flew over early on in the trip.

1

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

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

200

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

5

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

5

Heard a couple along the way.

8

Several heard in the cattails.

6

Heard and saw a couple. flying up along road.

4

Heard a few calls in the marshes.

6

Mostly heard driving along fields.

50

Small numbers along the way.

300

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

1

Heard at least one.

10

Several bopping around in the grass and marsh.

5

Heard a few along the way near the beginning.

2

Heard some at the beginning.

 

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

Yes