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Checklist S45428528

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 07, 2018 10:15 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
4 hour(s), 25 minute(s)
Distance:
1.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Kyle Matera
Comments:
N/A
Species
35 species total
1
American Flamingo

Large pink bird with long neck. Continuing on Long Key. A scope would have been beneficial but if you know what you're looking for, with a good pair of binoculars, you can find it.

ML101731721

© Kyle Matera

Average Quality

Strictly an ID shot

Age:
Adult
4
Mourning Dove
5
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
12
Ruddy Turnstone
20
Laughing Gull
500
Brown Noddy
1
Black Noddy

Smaller and darker than nearby Brown Noddy. It was perched on north coal dock with 4-5 Brown Noddy for good comparison.

ML101734761

© Kyle Matera

Average Quality
ML101734771

© Kyle Matera

Average Quality
700
Sooty Tern
2
Bridled Tern
50
Magnificent Frigatebird
ML101735311

© Kyle Matera

Average Quality
Age:
Adult
Sex:
Female
64
Masked Booby

Hospital Key. I would have estimated 70 but this number was provided by the tour guide on the ship, stating the rangers had recently counted.

ML101731791

© Kyle Matera

Average Quality
1
Brown Booby

On a green channel marker entering Garden Key

2
Double-crested Cormorant
20
Brown Pelican (Atlantic)
1
Tricolored Heron
12
Cattle Egret

+ 1 dead bird

1
Green Heron
2
Osprey
2
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Gray Kingbird
2
Bank Swallow

+1 dead bird

10
Barn Swallow
1
Gray-cheeked Thrush
3
Gray Catbird

+1 dead bird

2
Black-and-white Warbler
3
Common Yellowthroat
1
Hooded Warbler

female

8
American Redstart
6
Cape May Warbler
4
Northern Parula
5
Black-throated Blue Warbler
3
Palm Warbler
1
Indigo Bunting

female

 

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

Yes