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Checklist S36072417

 
Location
Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Baldwin County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:08 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
24 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Sue Moske
Comments:
Birded the beach and the point.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
49 species total
2
Blue-winged Teal
6
Mourning Dove
4
Chimney Swift
5
Black-bellied Plover
3
American Golden-Plover

Two in the grass and one on the beach standing next to bb plover for comparison. Browner, smaller, daintiest bill.

1
Snowy Plover
2
Killdeer
1
Whimbrel
1
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Red Knot
55
Sanderling
1
Dunlin
6
Willet
12
Laughing Gull
4
Herring Gull
1
Least Tern
4
Gull-billed Tern
11
Caspian Tern
3
Forster's Tern
44
Royal Tern
138
Sandwich Tern

Accurate count of terns resting at the point. Didn't count the ones in the gulf.

1
Brown Booby

Seen at the ferry landing. Was flying to east 20-30 feet above the water. Was seen at 60x at a distance of 400-500 feet. Large cone shaped yellow bill. Dark
brown above and on breast. Distinct line separating brown from stark white on belly. Seen again an hour later, this time flying back west, but further out.

1
Northern Gannet
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Double-crested Cormorant
25
Brown Pelican
3
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
1
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
18
Cattle Egret
1
Green Heron
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Swallow-tailed Kite
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Red-headed Woodpecker
3
Eastern Kingbird
1
Loggerhead Shrike
3
Purple Martin
1
Tree Swallow
24
Barn Swallow
2
Carolina Wren
1
Eastern Bluebird
2
Brown Thrasher
6
Northern Mockingbird
3
European Starling
1
Eastern Towhee
4
Red-winged Blackbird (Red-winged)
4
Common Grackle
3
Northern Cardinal
1
Scaly-breasted Munia
 

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Yes