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Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 15, 2017 7:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
5
Duration:
2 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
0.3 mile(s)
Observers:
Bill Lambert List , Brian Nordstrom List , David Simpson , Roger Hedge List
Comments:
Walked about the fort, inside and out.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.4.114
Species
42 species (+3 other taxa) total
1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
1
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
6
Ruby-throated/Black-chinned Hummingbird

Many hummingbirds buzzing about. Undoubtedly they are all RTHU, but in being conservative, I will leave them as this taxon.

5
Ruddy Turnstone
4
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Spotted Sandpiper
3
Laughing Gull
100
Brown Noddy
1000
Sooty Tern
5
Roseate Tern
15
Sandwich Tern

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

100
Magnificent Frigatebird
1
Double-crested Cormorant
10
Brown Pelican
1
Great Egret

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron

Not sure how commonly these are seen at the Tortugas. This one was flying by from the direction of Loggerhead Key.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
30
Cattle Egret
1
Green Heron
1
Merlin

Probably got a couple pics. Small dark falcon with barred tail. Somewhat helmeted looks. Larger than AMKE with a vague look of PEFA.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
2
Eastern Wood-Pewee

Probably a few pics. Heard pu-weeee call several times.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Philadelphia Vireo

Got some decent pics. Hanging out near Mud's cell in the Gumbo Limbo. Looking much like a diminutive REVI with more subdued facial pattern, lacking pale crown and with dark lords separating it from WAVI.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Red-eyed Vireo

May have some pics. Video with bold head pattern consisting of dark line through eye with white line above and gray crown.

1
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
3
Bank Swallow
30
Barn Swallow
5
Veery

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
4
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Swainson's Thrush

One was hanging around the campground all through the trip. Got several pics. Buffy eye ring was quite noticeable. Pics to follow, when I get the chance.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
Catharus sp.

A few unidentified thrushes seen. Probably Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's.

6
Gray Catbird

Got a few pics and maybe a recording or two. Will submit when I can. Small mockingbird-like all gray birds with dark cap. Some showed the reddish undertail coverts to me.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Recorded with iPhone 6s Plus R0DE LE app Edited (normalized, amplified, trimmed) with Audacity software

Behaviors:
call
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
Playback:
Not used
Recorder:
iPhone 6s Plus R0DE LE app
1
Ovenbird

May have gotten some pics. Little thrush-looking warbler with olive-brown back, white eye ring, and rufous stripe atop the head.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
1
Northern Waterthrush
1
Black-and-white Warbler

All black and white warbler creeping about the bark of the Buttonwoods and occasionally other substrates. Probably got a few pics.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© David Simpson

Average Quality

​Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
4
Common Yellowthroat
35
American Redstart
1
Northern Parula

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
7
Magnolia Warbler

Several scattered about the island. Males and females alike. Both were bright yellow underneath with necklace of dark streaks. Got some pics, I'm sure.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
1
Yellow Warbler
4
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Palm Warbler (Western)

Got some pics of Thai late straggler. Little tail-pumping warbler, mostly seen on the ground. Plain overall with brown-rufous cap, yellow throat, and yellow undertail coverts.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Swarovski 95mm iPhone 6s Plus Phoneskope

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Sex Unknown
3
Black-throated Green Warbler

Should have some pics. White underneath with black streaks in the flanks. Bright yellow face on male and female alike. Males with black throat.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
2
Indigo Bunting

Probably got a pic or two. Heard both the buzzy "zeet" call and song of paired notes.

© David Simpson

Average Quality

Canon EOS Digital XT

Age:
Adult
Sex:
Male
 

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

Yes