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Checklist S46435418

 
Location
Huntington Beach SP, Georgetown County, South Carolina, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
6 hour(s)
Distance:
3.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Shawn Smolen-Morton
Comments:
N/A
Species
49 species total
1
Wood Duck
4
Surf Scoter

4 females 100 yards north of the northern beach access. Actively foraging just beyond the surf at low tide. Two separate dirty white patches on the face, one at the bill base and one over the ear. No white in the wing as they dove.

6
Mourning Dove
2
Common Gallinule
4
American Coot
1
American Oystercatcher
8
Black-bellied Plover
12
Wilson's Plover

including three chicks on the beach side

20
Semipalmated Plover
2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
10
Willet
18
Laughing Gull
22
Least Tern
6
Gull-billed Tern
1
Common Tern
14
Royal Tern
25
Sandwich Tern
15
Black Skimmer
1
Great Shearwater

Resting in the busy inlet channel between the jetties, closer to the southern jetty; rode the tide into the inlet and then flew back to the inlet mouth.

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© Shawn Smolen-Morton

Age:
Adult
22
Wood Stork
14
Anhinga
6
Double-crested Cormorant
16
Brown Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
23
Great Egret
32
Snowy Egret
8
Little Blue Heron
4
Tricolored Heron
9
Green Heron
4
Black-crowned Night-Heron
1
White Ibis
8
Roseate Spoonbill
1
Turkey Vulture
1
Red-shouldered Hawk
1
Pileated Woodpecker
1
Blue Jay
12
Barn Swallow
1
Carolina Chickadee
2
Tufted Titmouse
4
Carolina Wren
2
Northern Mockingbird
2
House Finch
1
Orchard Oriole
13
Red-winged Blackbird
6
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Common Yellowthroat
1
Summer Tanager
2
Northern Cardinal
6
Painted Bunting
 

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

Yes