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Checklist S44388857

 
Location
Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Baldwin County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Apr 22, 1990 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Historical
Party Size:
1
Duration:
9 hour(s), 5 minute(s)
Observers:
James Holmes
Comments:
spent entire day on the Fort essentially walking around on foot (covered all areas including walking entire beach. Thunderstorm hit about the time that I found the bronzed cowbird. I looked for the cowbird after the rain stopped but unable to find it for a photo
Species
103 species total
2
Red-breasted Merganser
10
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
5
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
10
Chimney Swift
5
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
5
Black-bellied Plover
2
Semipalmated Plover
1
Piping Plover
20
Killdeer
5
Ruddy Turnstone
30
Sanderling
3
Dunlin

partial breeding plumage

2
Short-billed Dowitcher

ID by call - tu tu tu, winter plumage

1
Spotted Sandpiper

alternate plumage

15
Willet
1
Lesser Yellowlegs
100
Laughing Gull
10
Ring-billed Gull
15
Herring Gull
4
Least Tern
6
Gull-billed Tern
10
Caspian Tern
3
Common Tern

no details in my notes

30
Forster's Tern
25
Royal Tern
5
Sandwich Tern
2
Black Skimmer
3
Northern Gannet
5
Double-crested Cormorant
25
Brown Pelican
1
Least Bittern
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
15
Cattle Egret
1
Green Heron
3
Broad-winged Hawk
2
Red-tailed Hawk
1
Belted Kingfisher
4
Red-bellied Woodpecker
4
Eastern Wood-Pewee
3
Great Crested Flycatcher
5
Eastern Kingbird
6
White-eyed Vireo
1
Yellow-throated Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
5
Blue Jay
10
American Crow
2
Fish Crow
10
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
15
Purple Martin
25
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow
5
Carolina Chickadee
4
Tufted Titmouse
1
Red-breasted Nuthatch
2
Brown-headed Nuthatch
4
Marsh Wren
5
Carolina Wren
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
2
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
2
Eastern Bluebird
1
Swainson's Thrush
1
Wood Thrush
15
Gray Catbird
4
Brown Thrasher
3
Northern Mockingbird
15
European Starling
10
Cedar Waxwing
4
White-throated Sparrow
1
Seaside Sparrow
6
Savannah Sparrow
3
Swamp Sparrow
4
Eastern Towhee
30
Bobolink

one female, rest male

1
Eastern Meadowlark
3
Orchard Oriole
25
Red-winged Blackbird
1
Bronzed Cowbird

male, red eye, accepted by Alabama bird records committee 90-27. This was the 2nd state record

12
Brown-headed Cowbird
2
Common Grackle
1
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush
18
Black-and-white Warbler

11 male, 7 female

2
Prothonotary Warbler

females

1
Tennessee Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler

female

1
American Redstart
23
Cape May Warbler

half male, half female

3
Northern Parula
2
Yellow Warbler
55
Blackpoll Warbler

75% male, 25% female

1
Black-throated Blue Warbler

male

1
Palm Warbler
4
Pine Warbler
3
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

1 still in winter plumage

1
Summer Tanager
5
Northern Cardinal
30
Blue Grosbeak
25
Indigo Bunting
1
Painted Bunting

female

5
House Sparrow
 

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