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Checklist S36331011

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Steve Butterworth
Species
56 species total
2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1
Chimney Swift
3
Ruddy Turnstone
7
Laughing Gull

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

650
Brown Noddy

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

1
Black Noddy

Found from the top of the Fort. I noted a smaller dark noddy with a more pronounced white cap and a thin long Bill. I later found others looking at it through scopes where the mentioned features were much better confirmed than with binoculars.

15
Sooty Tern

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

1
Bridled Tern

Found by others while looking at the Black Noddy in the same area. Not as dark on the back as the sooty terns and had white behind the eye and collar.

3
Roseate Tern

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

2
Royal Tern
25
Sandwich Tern

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

11
Magnificent Frigatebird
60
Masked Booby

Estimate from Hospital key.

2
Double-crested Cormorant
6
Brown Pelican
20
Cattle Egret
2
Turkey Vulture
1
Sharp-shinned Hawk
1
Cooper's Hawk
2
American Kestrel
1
Merlin
10
Eastern Kingbird
2
Gray Kingbird
4
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Black-whiskered Vireo
6
Purple Martin
2
Tree Swallow
3
Bank Swallow
11
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet

Seen well at drip. Very familiar with Kinglets. Small plain bird with white win at boardered below in black. Thin small black ill. Small eye ring constantly flicking it's wings.

2
Gray-cheeked Thrush
4
Swainson's Thrush
2
Wood Thrush
6
Gray Catbird
2
Orchard Oriole
1
Baltimore Oriole
5
Ovenbird
2
Northern Waterthrush
4
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Tennessee Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
8
American Redstart
5
Cape May Warbler
2
Northern Parula
2
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler
21
Palm Warbler
2
Prairie Warbler
2
Summer Tanager
5
Scarlet Tanager
10
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

All seen in the same area feeding in the grass.

8
Blue Grosbeak

Spread throughout the Fort feeding in the grass.

21
Indigo Bunting

Estimate from perched birds around the fort on piers etc. but does not include estimates from Bush Key.

1
Painted Bunting
6
Dickcissel

Small flock came into the drip. Exact count.

 

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

Yes