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Checklist S40209388

 
Location
Dauphin Island, Mobile County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:35 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
3 hour(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Rick Kittinger List , Ron Kittinger
Comments:
Primarily birded Pelican Island. 50-58 degrees and clear; west winds at 10-15mph...
Species
51 species (+1 other taxa) total
10
Mallard
5
Mallard (Domestic type)
2
Mottled Duck
18
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
9
Eurasian Collared-Dove
20
Mourning Dove
6
Clapper Rail
8
Black-bellied Plover
2
Snowy Plover

© Rick Kittinger

2
Semipalmated Plover
3
Piping Plover

© Rick Kittinger

2
Killdeer
5
Red Knot
48
Sanderling
8
Dunlin
6
Least Sandpiper
14
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
10
Willet
75
Laughing Gull
6
Ring-billed Gull
3
Herring Gull
1
Lesser Black-backed Gull

Continuing. Photos taken.

1
Great Black-backed Gull

Photos taken. This may be the Chandeleur gull that Andrew reported. We thought the bird was slightly to moderately larger than Herring Gulls nearby.

© Rick Kittinger

© Rick Kittinger

© Rick Kittinger

8
Caspian Tern
8
Forster's Tern
25
Royal Tern
15
Double-crested Cormorant
37
Brown Pelican
5
Great Blue Heron
2
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
2
Reddish Egret
1
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Red-tailed Hawk
4
Belted Kingfisher
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
American Kestrel
1
Peregrine Falcon

The warm reddish tones reflected in this photo are due to the setting sun...

© Rick Kittinger

1
Eastern Phoebe
4
Blue Jay
4
Barn Swallow
4
Eastern Bluebird
7
Northern Mockingbird
28
European Starling
6
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Palm Warbler
2
Northern Cardinal
2
Indigo Bunting
5
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes