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Checklist S40394473

 
Location
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR, Atlantic County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:02 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
10 hour(s), 12 minute(s)
Distance:
9.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Marianne Ofenloch
Comments:
Looped-dee-loop a few times
Species
64 species (+6 other taxa) total
1
Snow Goose

One of the injured pair

X
Brant

© Marianne Ofenloch

Average Quality
X
Canada Goose
X
Mute Swan
2
Blue-winged Teal
X
Northern Shoveler
X
Gadwall
X
American Wigeon
X
Mallard
1
Mallard (Domestic type)
X
American Black Duck
X
Northern Pintail
8
Green-winged Teal
1
dabbling duck sp.

Pale but no albino, about the size of a NOPI or GADW hen, too distant for photo

3
Ring-necked Duck
6
Lesser Scaup
3
Bufflehead
X
Ruddy Duck
7
Pied-billed Grebe
1
Virginia Rail

Heard

1
American Avocet

Continuing, again in afternoon, again in same reeds as yesterday. Poor digizoomed & cropped photos.

© Marianne Ofenloch

Average Quality
8
Black-bellied Plover
1
Killdeer
1
Hudsonian Godwit

© Marianne Ofenloch

Average Quality
600
Dunlin

est

1
Least Sandpiper

Peep with yellow legs, black bill, etc.; with resting group of mostly dunlin by dogleg

1
Semipalmated Sandpiper

Peep with black legs, straight black bill, primaries not projecting past tail, etc.

2
Semipalmated/Western Sandpiper
2
Short-billed Dowitcher

Seen & heard. Bill thick at base, downcurved toward tip, shafts of upper feathers not as dark/shaded as nearby LBDO's, white bands in tail noticeably wider than black, etc.

7
Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
X
Greater Yellowlegs

© Marianne Ofenloch

Average Quality
2
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Laughing Gull
X
Ring-billed Gull
X
Herring Gull
X
Great Black-backed Gull
18
Forster's Tern
1
Common Loon
X
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Great Blue Heron
X
Great Egret
X
Snowy Egret
1
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Bald Eagle
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
1
Great Horned Owl

Heard calling while at gull tower around sunset

1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
2
Blue Jay
2
American Crow
7
Tree Swallow
1
Carolina Chickadee
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
1
Carolina Wren
1
Golden-crowned Kinglet
X
American Robin
1
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
1
White-throated Sparrow
18
Savannah Sparrow

© Marianne Ofenloch

Average Quality
4
Song Sparrow
10
sparrow sp.

est

X
Red-winged Blackbird
6
Common Grackle
16
Boat-tailed Grackle
2
Northern Cardinal
2
passerine sp.
 

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

Yes