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Checklist S44536652

 
Location
Florida Reef Pelagic DT Trips, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map )
Date and Effort
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
10
Duration:
2 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
20.0 mile(s)
Observers:
David Goodwin
Species
12 species total
2
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
1
5

All brown terns with white caps 4 sitting on a bouy, 1 feeding with other terns.

26
108

Numerous groups feeding mostly with Roseate Terns in several weed lines. Brown on the back instead of the dark color of Sooty Terns (also present in smaller numbers). Back contrasts with darker head.

6
230

Several large feeding flocks as well as almost 100 sitting on a buoy. Small dainty white tern with long almost streamer-like tail. Flight resembles that of a butterfly. This was a very large number feeding in the sargassum weed lines along the edge of the reef.

1

First spotted sitting on the ocean - yellow-orange curved bill, black barring on upper parts, no streamers. Took off and circled the boat closely several times before departing.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
310

Several large flocks feeding in sargassum weed lines. 200+ in one flock. Small shearwater, all dark above, white underneath except for the undertail coverts. They would take off and fly a short distance before landing again.

20
4
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 1
1
Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
 

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

Yes