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Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
0.4 mile(s)
Observers:
Griffin Richards
Comments:
N/A
Species
30 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)

Banded, in the campground

20
Ruddy Turnstone

Feeding in the grass around the fort entrance

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7
Sanderling

On the beach near Bush Key

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15
Laughing Gull

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1
Ring-billed Gull

Bush Key

5
Herring Gull

Bush Key

1800
Brown Noddy

Covering the north coaling docks and Bush Key, many flying in between

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750
Sooty Tern

Bush Key

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18
Royal Tern

Most at south coaling docks

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10
Sandwich Tern

South coaling docks

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3
Black Skimmer

South coaling docks

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80
Magnificent Frigatebird

The majority on Long Key, a handful over Garden Key

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Kleptoparasitizing a Royal Tern

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Long Key in the back, where most of the frigatebirds were

34
Masked Booby

Hospital key

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4
Double-crested Cormorant
20
Brown Pelican

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1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)

Near the south coaling docks

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1
Snowy Egret
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)

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1
Little Blue Heron
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
Tricolored Heron
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
6
Cattle Egret

Inside the fort

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2
Turkey Vulture

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1
Burrowing Owl (Florida)

*Rare, perched under a brick archway near the staff residences in the fort

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1
American Kestrel

Strafing palm warblers inside the fort

1
Peregrine Falcon

Perched on the back wall of the fort

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2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
4
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Black-and-white Warbler

In the row of sea grape E of the fort

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35
Palm Warbler (Western)

*High count (for subspecies only). The palm warbler flock was all Western save for 1 Yellow

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Many Western Palms with a Yellow in the back

1
Palm Warbler (Yellow)

*Flagged. Most/the rest seen were Western. Fully yellow underside. Possibly the same bird pictured at the water fountain.

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2
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

With a large group of palm warblers inside the fort

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

Yes