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Checklist S36950350

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed May 17, 2017 10:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
4 hour(s), 27 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Sulli Gibson
Comments:
Pleasant ride out to the island on the Yankee Freedom III, brutal ride back into the 30 kt winds. Seasickness throughout the cabin. I spent nearly all of my time scanning for Black Noddy but couldn't come up with one. Not even a distant, possible sighting. I will now go look at recent shots of the one from April and dream about what could've been. Note: I did not make any effort to find migrants but still ran into many. Clearly the front from last night brought a lot of stragglers.
Species
24 species (+2 other taxa) total
3
6
5
1
15
4500

Take these large estimations with a grain of salt.

9000
2

2 birds hanging out near north coaling dock ruins, particularly liked sitting on the cement wall in the off limits area. Associated with each other. Although they were not reported recently, this species was seen regularly in April. Photos.

12

Careful count of individuals around both coal piling areas. A few were banded.

2
17
100
60
2
11
20
1
9
2

A very rufous Catharus with minimal spotting

2
Gray-cheeked/Bicknell's Thrush
1
thrush sp.

Naked eye fly by

1
1

Obvious waterthrush with dense streaking, thin supercilium, and yellow wash to breast.

20

All over the place

2

Obvious males

1

female type

 

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

Yes