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Checklist S41333888

 
Location
Island Beach SP, Ocean County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mark Gallagher
Comments:
Observations made between Nature Center and southern end of park.
Species
19 species (+1 other taxa) total
8
6

Bay side

29

bay

1

© Mark Gallagher

Average Quality
8
Surf/Black Scoter
12
21

bay

1
50
70
X
10
2
20

Likely an underestimate as many were flying offshore

2
1
2

The first bird was encountered was observed by many, mostly photographers, and was about 1/2 mile south of the last parking lot. The second bird was observed closer to the southern end of the park near the base of a dune. The southernmost of the two birds had lighter spots. Photographs taken with 500mm lens.

© Mark Gallagher

Average Quality

Southernmost of the two owls

© Mark Gallagher

© Mark Gallagher

Average Quality

© Mark Gallagher

Average Quality
14
50

© Mark Gallagher

Average Quality
10
 

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

Yes