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Checklist S43602697

 
Location
Cape Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jelmer Poelstra
Comments:
N/A
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.7.4.1
Species
21 species total
130
Horned Grebe

About 60 on the sea, about 70 flying by.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Aberrant individual with incomplete black cap!

© Jelmer Poelstra

Aberrant individual with incomplete black cap!

1
Red-necked Grebe

Flying by. Large, dark grebe with obvious white front of base of wing.

15
Sanderling
30
Willet (Western)
8
Razorbill

2+3+2+1 flying by. All but 1 on the northside, heading east/south. Stocky alcids with heavy bills.

700
Bonaparte's Gull

Most foraging quite far out off the cape together with many Gannets.

20
Laughing Gull
25
Ring-billed Gull
800
Herring Gull (American)
2
Iceland Gull (glaucoides/kumlieni)

Continuing 1st winter and adult/3rd winter.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Likely 3rd winter.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Likely 3rd winter.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Likely 3rd winter.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Both birds.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Both birds.

© Jelmer Poelstra

Likely 3rd winter.

90
Lesser Black-backed Gull (graellsii)
45
Great Black-backed Gull
60
Forster's Tern
4
Royal Tern
25000
Red-throated Loon

For around an hour flying by at a rate of 300-400 a minute, after that gradually decreasing to about 50 per minute. Most birds were flying from the north and landed in front of the Cape point; some flew on southwards around the cape. Also, a steady flow of about 30/min was going N --> S.

70
Common Loon
400
Northern Gannet
3000
Double-crested Cormorant
60
Brown Pelican
3
Turkey Vulture
1
Peregrine Falcon
 

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

Yes