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Checklist S39771229

 
Location
Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Feb 20, 2005 9:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
3.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Scott Baron
Comments:
Part of day 2 of 3 day trip to the Outer Banks. Birded along entrance road with stops, pond area north of lighthouse parking lot, Buxton Woods Trail, one stop along road before the south end, ponds/parking area at south end of road, walked to point and back, including Salt Pond.

Weather - Cloudy, 40s.

Mammals - Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, 10+. Nutria, 6. W.t. Deer, 2.
Species
54 species (+2 other taxa) total
5
Canada Goose
36
Gadwall
14
American Wigeon
6
Mallard
2
American Black Duck
3
Northern Pintail
24
Green-winged Teal (American)
16
Ring-necked Duck
1
Surf Scoter
58
Black Scoter
1
Bufflehead
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
150
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Ruddy Duck
8
Horned Grebe
1
Red-necked Grebe
2
Eared Grebe

My notes don't give details about the sighting but this species is regular in the Outer Banks in the winter. I remember that I got good looks at this species a little north of the point in more than one winter.

10
American Coot
3
Black-bellied Plover
2
Killdeer
1
Ruddy Turnstone
7
Sanderling
9
Dunlin
25
Willet (Western)
1
Razorbill
32
large alcid sp.

I know that Razorbill is the most likely here but poor looks at large alcids can't rule out Common Murre.

3
Bonaparte's Gull
7
Ring-billed Gull
139
Herring Gull (American)
3
Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii)
129
Great Black-backed Gull
160
Red-throated Loon
7
Common Loon
50
Northern Gannet
89
Double-crested Cormorant
7
Brown Pelican (Atlantic)
2
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
3
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
2
Blue Jay
4
American Crow
5
crow sp.
1
Carolina Wren
1
Golden-crowned Kinglet
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
54
American Robin
3
Northern Mockingbird
3
Savannah Sparrow (Savannah)
3
Song Sparrow
4
Swamp Sparrow
5
Eastern Meadowlark
61
Red-winged Blackbird
18
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
4
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes