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Checklist S36639737

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 06, 2017 10:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Carr , James Cronin List
Comments:
With Jim Cronin. Beautiful sunny day, high 77 F. Breezy upon arrival, but winds calming quickly. Appeared to be a pretty good fall-out day for warblers and other song birds.
Species
56 species total
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
White-winged Dove

Photographed

© David Carr

A White-winged Dove at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

3
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Seen inside Fort Jefferson. The bird had no tail. Photographed

© David Carr

A tail-less Yellow-billed Cuckoo at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
15
Ruddy Turnstone

One photographed

© David Carr

A Ruddy Turnstone at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Least Sandpiper
4
White-rumped Sandpiper

One photographed

© David Carr

A White-rumped Sandpiper at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Spotted Sandpiper
X
Laughing Gull
X
Brown Noddy

ABA lifer #686. Too numerous to give even a reasonable estimate. Two photographed

© David Carr

Two Brown Noddys at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

X
Sooty Tern

Too numerous to give even a reasonable estimate

4
Bridled Tern

At the coaling docks. White stripe extending far beyond the eye. One photographed.

© David Carr

A Bridled Tern at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2016.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
2
Roseate Tern

ABA lifer #687. One photographed with Sandwich Terns.

© David Carr

A Roseate Tern in Dry Tortugas National Park (Monroe County, FL) on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Common Tern
25
Sandwich Tern

One photographed

© David Carr

A Sandwich Tern at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

1
Black Skimmer

Seen with a scope from Garden Key along the beach of Bush Key. Large tern-like bird with black back, white underparts, and a long red bill with the lower mandible extending far beyond the upper.

100
Magnificent Frigatebird

One photographed

© David Carr

A Magnificent Frigatebird at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
1
Brown Booby

ABA lifer #688. Seen with a scope from the top of Front Jefferson. The bird was on Long Key. Even at this great distance, the white belly and dark head and back set this bird apart from the cormorants it accompanied. Too far to photograph.

10
Double-crested Cormorant
15
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron
10
Cattle Egret

One photographed

© David Carr

A Cattle Egret at at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4
Turkey Vulture
1
Northern Harrier

Flew over the tern colony and then over Fort Jefferson. Long-winged and long-tailed mostly brown raptor with a large, distinct white rump patch. Wings held in a dihedral when gliding.

1
Merlin

One poor photo

© David Carr

A Merlin at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Peregrine Falcon

Photographed

© David Carr

A Peregrine Falcon at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
2
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Eastern Kingbird
1
Gray Kingbird
6
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
6
Purple Martin
4
Bank Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
2
Cliff Swallow

One photographed

© David Carr

A Cliff Swallow at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Veery
1
Gray-cheeked Thrush

A poor photo

© David Carr

A Gray-cheeked Thrush at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
2
Swainson's Thrush

One photographed

© David Carr

A Swainson's Thrush at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Gray Catbird
1
Ovenbird

Photographed

© David Carr

An Ovenbird at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Waterthrush

Photographed

© David Carr

A Northern Waterthrush at Dry Tortugas National Park.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
Black-and-white Warbler

One photographed

© David Carr

A Black-and-white Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
1
Tennessee Warbler

Photographed

© David Carr

A Tennesee Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Kentucky Warbler

Photographed

© David Carr

A Kentucky Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
1
Common Yellowthroat
4
Hooded Warbler

One photographed

© David Carr

An adult male Hooded Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
15
American Redstart
2
Cape May Warbler

Female photographed

© David Carr

A female Cape May Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Unknown
Sex:
Female
3
Northern Parula

Photographed with an Indigo Bunting

© David Carr

A Northern Parula (and Indigo Bunting at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

15
Magnolia Warbler

An estimate. We saw many outside Fort Jefferson in the trees and shrubs and about an equal number inside the fort near the little fountain.

© David Carr

A Magnolia Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
1
Bay-breasted Warbler

Photographed

© David Carr

An adult male Bay-breasted Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
3
Yellow Warbler

One photographed

© David Carr

An adult male Yellow Warbler at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
15
Palm Warbler

One photographed

© David Carr

15
Black-throated Green Warbler

An estimate. We saw many outside Fort Jefferson in the trees and shrubs and about an equal number inside the fort near the little fountain.

© David Carr

Four Black-throated Green Warblers and a Magnolia Warbler at the fountain in Fort Jefferson in Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

1
Summer Tanager

Adult male. All red tanager. Photographed

© David Carr

A Summer Tanager at Dry Tortugas National Park on 6 May 2017.

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
10
Indigo Bunting
 

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