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Checklist S44041657

 
Location
Circle B Bar Reserve, Polk County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Mar 28, 2018 7:25 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
3.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Bates Estabrooks List , Daniel Estabrooks
Species
54 species (+1 other taxa) total
X
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck
X
Blue-winged Teal
1
Blue-winged x Cinnamon Teal (hybrid)

Continuing bird. 27.9845, -81.8613. See 3/27/2018 checklist for details.

© Bates Estabrooks

Average Quality
X
Mourning Dove
4
Sora

Three individuals just southwest of the corner of Heron Hideout and Marsh Rabbit Run. The fourth was on the west side of Wading Bird Way, just north of Marsh Rabbit Run.

© Daniel Estabrooks

X
Common Gallinule
X
American Coot
X
Purple Gallinule
X
Limpkin
X
Sandhill Crane
X
Wood Stork

© Bates Estabrooks

Average Quality
X
Anhinga
X
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Brown Pelican
X
Great Blue Heron
X
Great Egret
X
Snowy Egret
X
Little Blue Heron
X
Tricolored Heron
X
Cattle Egret
X
Green Heron

© Daniel Estabrooks

Average Quality

Series of rail-like "kek" calls. Recording also includes Boat-tailed Grackle and Common Gallinule.

Behaviors:
call
Recorder:
LG K20 Plus phone
X
Black-crowned Night-Heron
X
White Ibis
X
Glossy Ibis
X
Roseate Spoonbill
X
Black Vulture
X
Turkey Vulture
X
Osprey
1
Swallow-tailed Kite

28.0023, -81.8511

X
Bald Eagle
X
Red-shouldered Hawk
2
Barred Owl
X
Red-bellied Woodpecker
X
Downy Woodpecker
X
Pileated Woodpecker
2
Red-eyed Vireo

28.0023, -81.8511. I've never heard of this species breeding at Circle B, but these two were very deliberately staying with each other and acting like a bonded pair.

X
Blue Jay
X
Fish Crow
X
Tufted Titmouse
X
House Wren
X
Carolina Wren
2
American Robin
X
Gray Catbird
X
Cedar Waxwing
X
Savannah Sparrow
X
Red-winged Blackbird

© Daniel Estabrooks

Average Quality
Behaviors:
song
Recorder:
LG K20 Plus phone
X
Common Grackle
X
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Northern Waterthrush

At the Saddle Creek crossing on Winter Lake Rd.

© Daniel Estabrooks

Average Quality

Three "chink" calls - at 1.4 sec, 2.9 sec, and 4.1 sec.

Behaviors:
call
Recorder:
LG K20 Plus phone
X
Common Yellowthroat

I never noted this bird in the field, but I found it several days later on a recording that we made. Gave several "chirt" calls.

X
Northern Parula
X
Palm Warbler
X
Yellow-rumped Warbler
3
Prairie Warbler

One near the nature center and two along Marsh Rabbit Run. All three singing.

3
Indigo Bunting

Around the closed area at the downed tree immediately south of the nature center.

 

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

Yes