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Checklist S45612320

 
Location
Island Beach SP, Ocean County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat May 12, 2018 8:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
19.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Al Della Bella List , Shawn Wainwright
Comments:
3rd Annual Ocean County Big Day Bird Count Results
Species
95 species (+1 other taxa) total
346
Brant
2
Canada Goose
69
Mute Swan
7
Mallard
1
Northern Pintail

Seen in flight, got a good look at the long tail.

1
Bufflehead

Female, dark gray brown body with distintictive oval white patch on head.

6
Red-breasted Merganser

All females, Orange-brown head, thin bill, and white patches in flight.

1
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
6
Mourning Dove
7
Chimney Swift
3
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2
American Oystercatcher
80
Black-bellied Plover
64
Dunlin
3
Semipalmated Sandpiper

© Shawn Wainwright

7
peep sp.
30
Short-billed Dowitcher
3
Spotted Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
1
Willet
24
Laughing Gull
117
Herring Gull
13
Great Black-backed Gull
3
Common Tern
24
Forster's Tern
2
Common Loon
2
Northern Gannet
513
Double-crested Cormorant

These were seen in huge flocks all over the park.

3
Great Blue Heron
8
Great Egret
3
Snowy Egret
1
Tricolored Heron
1
Green Heron
1
Yellow-crowned Night-Heron

© Shawn Wainwright

7
Glossy Ibis
2
Turkey Vulture
32
Osprey
1
Great Horned Owl
1
Belted Kingfisher
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Least Flycatcher
8
Great Crested Flycatcher
6
White-eyed Vireo
1
Blue-headed Vireo
1
Warbling Vireo
6
Blue Jay
1
American Crow
5
Fish Crow
6
Purple Martin
3
Tree Swallow
33
Barn Swallow
8
Carolina Chickadee
1
Tufted Titmouse
1
House Wren
2
Marsh Wren
3
Carolina Wren
1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Veery
1
Wood Thrush
3
American Robin
136
Gray Catbird

So many all over the park, we were lucky not to hit one while driving.

11
Brown Thrasher

Most I've ever seen here. Bright rufous above and bright rufous long tail.

8
Northern Mockingbird
8
European Starling
97
Cedar Waxwing
1
House Finch
3
American Goldfinch
1
White-throated Sparrow
1
Savannah Sparrow
7
Song Sparrow
16
Eastern Towhee
19
Red-winged Blackbird
13
Common Grackle
3
Boat-tailed Grackle
2
Ovenbird
1
Northern Waterthrush
7
Black-and-white Warbler
23
Common Yellowthroat
2
American Redstart

Very hungry bird!

© Shawn Wainwright

© Shawn Wainwright

© Shawn Wainwright

© Shawn Wainwright

© Shawn Wainwright

1
Cape May Warbler

Male

19
Northern Parula
1
Magnolia Warbler

Male

49
Yellow Warbler

Singing and flying all over the park. Bright yellow overall with reddish streaks on breast.

© Shawn Wainwright

1
Blackpoll Warbler

Female

1
Black-throated Blue Warbler

Male

1
Palm Warbler

Heard only.

3
Yellow-rumped Warbler
1
Prairie Warbler
1
Black-throated Green Warbler
2
Wilson's Warbler
6
Northern Cardinal
1
Rose-breasted Grosbeak
11
House Sparrow
 

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

Yes