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Checklist S45267863

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Fri May 04, 2018 10:37 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
3 hour(s), 49 minute(s)
Distance:
3.098 mile(s)
Observers:
Richard Jeffers
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
38 species total
1
American Flamingo

Continuing bird from yesterday. Not seen on arrival but was present in the early afternoon on cove between Garden Key and Bush Key.

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
1
Mourning Dove
2
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
15
Ruddy Turnstone
4
Laughing Gull
200
Brown Noddy
1
Black Noddy

Continuing bird. Significantly smaller than nearby Brown Noddies. Proportionately longer bill. Restricted white forehead patch. Seen on North Coaling docks.

800
Sooty Tern
2
Bridled Tern

Continuing birds on North Coal dock. Grayer backs with white collar separating black cap. White lore stripe extending beyond eye.

1
Roseate Tern
6
Royal Tern
25
Magnificent Frigatebird
1
Double-crested Cormorant
2
Brown Pelican
1
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
20
Cattle Egret
2
Green Heron
1
White Ibis
2
Merlin
ML101162781

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
1
Gray Kingbird
1
Bank Swallow
4
Barn Swallow
2
Gray-cheeked Thrush
6
Gray Catbird
ML101162871

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
1
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush
2
Black-and-white Warbler
20
Common Yellowthroat

Many birds seen all through fort and surrounding area. One weedy patch had at least 10 birds. Likely a conservative count from small fallout after showers two nights before.

2
Hooded Warbler
40
American Redstart

Redstarts were numerous throughout the fort and grounds. This is likely a conservative count. There was a small fallout of birds from rain showers two nights ago.

ML101162911

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
8
Cape May Warbler
4
Northern Parula
2
Magnolia Warbler
4
Blackpoll Warbler
ML101163251

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
20
Palm Warbler
1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)

Late “Myrtle” mostly in basic plumage. Bright yellow upper rump on otherwise streaked brownish gray upperparts. Two white wing bars. White throat and supercilium, pale underparts to undertail. Had typical YRWA chip note in flight a couple of times.

4
Prairie Warbler
ML101162611

© Richard Jeffers

Average Quality
3
Indigo Bunting
 

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