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Checklist S41658256

 
Location
Charleston Battery, Charleston County, South Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:14 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
39 minute(s)
Distance:
1.307 mile(s)
Observers:
Craig Watson , Keith Watson List
Comments:
Sea ducks observed from Charleston Battery sea wall at 9 East Bay St.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.28
Species
18 species (+1 other taxa) total
8
Greater Scaup
24
Lesser Scaup
1
Common Eider

Winter female with White-winged Scoters near green channel marker 5

2
White-winged Scoter

Flapped wings clearly showing strong white wing patches/secondaries, first winter birds, dark head with white lores, with Common Eider at green channel marker 5

4
Long-tailed Duck

In one flock together, first observed at Charleston Yacht Club marina, then swam toward green channel marker 5. Nearby were White-winged Scoters and Common Eider. Appeared to be all females, dark back, white face, black ear patch, one bird appeared to have more of a darker spring plumage.

22
Bufflehead
1
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Common Loon
3
Horned Grebe
5
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Brown Pelican
1
Tricolored Heron
310
White Ibis

Flying from Battery in large flocks toward Castle Pinckney to roost

35
shorebird sp.
150
Laughing Gull
620
Ring-billed Gull

Huge numbers sitting on water and flying in to roost

8
Herring Gull
2
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
 

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