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Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Oct 10, 2017 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
8
Duration:
4 hour(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Brian Johnston , David Reed List , Don McKee List , MSCoast Audubon List , Nancy Price List , Peter Blank List
Comments:
Mississippi Coast Audubon Society (MCAS) Fall field trip to Dauphin Island led by Don McKee and Andrew Haffenden. Started at Shell Mounds, to Goat Tree Park, to Audubon Sanctuary, then brief trip down to Fort Gaines.
Species
58 species (+1 other taxa) total
2
Mottled Duck

© Brian Johnston

Average Quality

© Brian Johnston

Average Quality
3
Eurasian Collared-Dove
6
Mourning Dove
1
American Oystercatcher
2
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Sanderling
1
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Spotted Sandpiper
25
Laughing Gull
1
Herring Gull
2
Caspian Tern
4
Royal Tern
1
Sandwich Tern
30
Black Skimmer
1
Double-crested Cormorant
22
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
1
Cooper's Hawk
4
Belted Kingfisher
6
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Eastern Wood-Pewee
3
Empidonax sp.
2
White-eyed Vireo
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
1
Philadelphia Vireo
18
Red-eyed Vireo
24
Blue Jay
3
Tree Swallow
12
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow

At least one Cliff Swallow mixed in with other swallows flying overhead at Audubon Sanctuary. Light spot on top base of tail distinctly visible in flight when back was visible.

2
Brown-headed Nuthatch
3
Carolina Wren
7
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2
Eastern Bluebird
2
Veery

Both of these were in the same area in Shell Mounds. Very light spotting on upper chest only, with all gray for remainder of stomach.

4
Swainson's Thrush
2
Gray Catbird
3
Brown Thrasher
9
Northern Mockingbird

© Brian Johnston

Average Quality
9
European Starling
1
House Finch

© Nancy Price

Average Quality
1
Eastern Towhee
8
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Prothonotary Warbler

Two birds sighted together working low at Shell Mounds, and the third bird was in the Audubon Sanctuary.

1
Tennessee Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler
20
American Redstart

© Nancy Price

Average Quality
1
Cape May Warbler

Bird well sighted and positively ID'd by at least 5 in the group. Black side streaks and yellow on head. head color and pattern ruled out Magnolia Warbler.

2
Northern Parula
5
Pine Warbler
2
Summer Tanager
2
Scarlet Tanager
3
Northern Cardinal
2
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes