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Checklist S38922682

 
Location
Gulf Islands National Seashore--Fort Pickens, Escambia County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
1 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
7.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Robert Duncan
Species
21 species total
7
Mourning Dove
2
Snowy Plover
5
Ruddy Turnstone
16
Sanderling
1
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
10
Willet
46
Laughing Gull
1
Least Tern
28
Black Tern
2
Common Tern
1
Forster's Tern
56
Royal Tern
74
Sandwich Tern
62
Black Skimmer

These numbers not high, as there is a large breeding colony of terns, pelicans & gulls which disperse this time of year from Gailliard Is. in Mobile Bay. Note coded Uncommon in Duncan & Duncan 2000.

185
Brown Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
1
Snowy Egret
6
Osprey
1
Loggerhead Shrike
13
Northern Mockingbird
 

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

Yes