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Checklist S45002392

 
Location
South Padre Is.--WBC/Conv. Center/Laguna Madre Trail (LTC 035), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:50 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 46 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Mike Fahay
Comments:
2time periods - 7:50-11:00 and 3:00-4:36. Between these times - birded open beach area to the north. sun, then lite rain, then cleared. Last night T-storms and rain. Should have knocked down some migrants. Walked boARDWALK mostly.
Species
78 species (+2 other taxa) total
12
Black-bellied Whistling-Duck

© Mike Fahay

8
Blue-winged Teal
4
Mottled Duck (Gulf Coast)
1
Least Grebe
3
Pied-billed Grebe
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
4
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Common Ground-Dove
X
Mourning Dove
8
Chimney Swift
2
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
4
Sora
3
Common Gallinule
2
American Coot
6
Black-necked Stilt
1
American Oystercatcher
2
Killdeer
2
Ruddy Turnstone
2
Stilt Sandpiper
3
Least Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper
7
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Long-billed Dowitcher
2
Spotted Sandpiper
2
Willet (Eastern)
4
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Herring Gull (American)
12
Least Tern
85
Brown Pelican
9
Least Bittern

photos, good or bad, of most of these; 2 responded to gator bellowing, flew in to check him out.

3
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
2
Little Blue Heron
5
Tricolored Heron
1
Reddish Egret
42
Cattle Egret
4
White Ibis
1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
1
Olive-sided Flycatcher
4
Empidonax sp.
5
Couch's Kingbird
1
Warbling Vireo
1
Red-eyed Vireo
2
Northern Rough-winged Swallow
2
Purple Martin
48
Barn Swallow
1
Cliff Swallow
1
Gray-cheeked Thrush

© Mike Fahay

© Mike Fahay

1
Swainson's Thrush
1
Catharus sp.

too much rust for GCThrush - Bicknell's ??

11
Gray Catbird
2
Northern Mockingbird
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
1
Yellow-headed Blackbird
1
Eastern Meadowlark

© Mike Fahay

6
Orchard Oriole
16
Baltimore Oriole
6
Red-winged Blackbird
14
Brown-headed Cowbird
X
Great-tailed Grackle
1
Louisiana Waterthrush

called by others at water feature - I agreed. Very white eyebrow; whitish underparts; pink legs; clear white throat. More upright posture than Northern W.

3
Northern Waterthrush
1
Blue-winged Warbler
5
Black-and-white Warbler
6
Tennessee Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
1
Cape May Warbler

© Mike Fahay

3
Northern Parula
4
Magnolia Warbler
1
Bay-breasted Warbler

Nice male bird, foraging along edge of mangroves, viewed from very end "blind" on boardwalk; able to show few others. photos, but distant. will add.

© Mike Fahay

1
Blackburnian Warbler
1
Yellow Warbler
2
Chestnut-sided Warbler
1
Black-throated Blue Warbler

cooperative bird posed often on railing of boardwalk; many photos.

© Mike Fahay

1
Yellow-throated Warbler

foraging in black mangroves along boardwalk

© Mike Fahay

3
Black-throated Green Warbler
2
Summer Tanager

© Mike Fahay

© Mike Fahay

1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
5
Indigo Bunting
 

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