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Checklist S41567563

 
Location
Bill Baggs Cape Florida SP, Miami-Dade County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:41 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s), 45 minute(s)
Observers:
Nicola Salino
Species
30 species (+1 other taxa) total
1
Common Eider

First winter male headed south. Was not able to photograph properly though I made a field sketch shortly after observing the bird. Large seaduck with obvious triangular head shape and sloping bill, overall dark except for white patches on chest and light on underwing.

© Nicola Salino

5
Red-breasted Merganser
5
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2
Common Ground-Dove
1
Black-bellied Plover

Seen while seawatching.

4
Semipalmated Plover
2
Killdeer
6
Ruddy Turnstone
36
Sanderling
22
Pomarine Jaeger

Seawatching.

3
Parasitic Jaeger
50
jaeger sp.

Seawatching.

6
Bonaparte's Gull

One individual swimming on the shore at sunrise, the rest were seen flying with laughing gulls.

© Nicola Salino

550
Laughing Gull
47
Ring-billed Gull
7
Herring Gull
23
Lesser Black-backed Gull
120
Royal Tern
21
Common Loon

Exact count.

© Nicola Salino

17
Magnificent Frigatebird
1
Brown Booby

BRBO Bill Baggs

Adult flying south at sunrise, shallower wingbeats and slower flight than NOGA, long pointed wings, and extensive white on stomach ending briefly at neck. Click on image to see video of bird on my flickr page.

425
Northern Gannet

Seawatching.

112
Double-crested Cormorant
83
Brown Pelican
2
Black Vulture
15
Turkey Vulture
2
Osprey
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Prairie Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes