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Checklist S42845075

 
Location
Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
4.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Ron Smith
Comments:
Mostly looking for leps. Did not bird the north end at all. Lep highlights included 7 Mallow Scrub-Hairstreaks and an American Lady.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
51 species total
300
Redhead

Off EBT

8
Lesser Scaup

A few off EBT

35
Red-breasted Merganser
11
Horned Grebe

off East Beach Turnaround

2
Common Ground-Dove
14
Mourning Dove
3
Black-bellied Plover
2
Wilson's Plover
X
Semipalmated Plover
X
Ruddy Turnstone
X
Sanderling
X
Dunlin
X
Least Sandpiper
X
Short-billed Dowitcher
X
Willet
X
Laughing Gull
3
Ring-billed Gull
1
Herring Gull
31
Forster's Tern
6
Royal Tern
1
Sandwich Tern

This species is not easy to find at the park in February. A good place to look for them (and other terns) is at the boat launch area from mid-day to late afternoon.

© Ron Smith

X
Double-crested Cormorant
15
American White Pelican
X
Brown Pelican
9
Great Blue Heron
12
Great Egret
18
Snowy Egret
1
Little Blue Heron
2
Reddish Egret
6
White Ibis
1
Turkey Vulture
18
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle
1
Broad-winged Hawk

© Ron Smith

© Ron Smith

© Ron Smith

2
Red-bellied Woodpecker
2
Downy Woodpecker
1
American Kestrel
6
Nanday Parakeet
2
Eastern Phoebe
4
Loggerhead Shrike
X
Fish Crow
4
House Wren

All "heard" only

2
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Gray Catbird
5
Northern Mockingbird

© Ron Smith

1
European Starling

Just one

1
Common Grackle
1
Common Yellowthroat
6
Palm Warbler
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
7
Northern Cardinal
 

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