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Checklist S45434157

 
Location
Fort Morgan State Historic Site, Baldwin County, Alabama, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon May 07, 2018 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
0.8 mile(s)
Observers:
Michael Jordan
Comments:
fishing the gulf side, visited the Stables and Middle ground
Species
47 species (+3 other taxa) total
4
Mourning Dove
4
Yellow-billed Cuckoo
1
Common Nighthawk
1
Chimney Swift
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2
Black-bellied Plover
1
Snowy Plover
15
Sanderling
X
peep sp.
1
Willet
X
Laughing Gull
4
Herring Gull
1
Great Black-backed Gull

Looks like the 1st-2nd cycle bird in the photos from dauphin Island. Larger than nearby Herring Gulls, full dark mottled back, large dark bill, pinkish legs. took a long running start for take off. Seen at the point.

X
Caspian Tern
2
Black Tern

obvious smaller black colored tern, with the larger group, probably more.

X
Forster's Tern
X
Royal Tern
X
Sandwich Tern
150
tern sp.
6
Black Skimmer
X
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
1
Snowy Egret
15
Cattle Egret
2
Osprey
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
3
Great Crested Flycatcher
2
Eastern Kingbird
8
Red-eyed Vireo
4
Blue Jay
1
Purple Martin
3
Barn Swallow
3
Eastern Bluebird
2
Veery
1
Gray-cheeked Thrush
1
Catharus sp.
1
Wood Thrush
1
Gray Catbird
6
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
1
House Finch
X
Red-winged Blackbird
X
Common Grackle
1
Black-and-white Warbler
1
Common Yellowthroat
1
American Redstart
8
Blackpoll Warbler
1
Scarlet Tanager
1
Northern Cardinal
2
Blue Grosbeak
 

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

Yes