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Checklist S46534614

 
Location
Dry Tortugas NP--Garden Key, Monroe County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:40 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
4
Duration:
4 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Keith Corliss , Lydia Berry-Koppang List , Matt Mecklenburg List
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.8.3
Species
16 species (+1 other taxa) total
2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
2
Mourning Dove
1
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

Seen inside fort near residence area. Photos to come. Bill bicolored (yellow/black), breast clean whitish gray, no tawny (eliminates mangrove cuckoo).

ML105014611

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality
15
Laughing Gull
X
Brown Noddy

Hundreds

ML105014301

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality
1
Black Noddy

Roosting at coal dock opposite boat landing with brown bodies. Bird was smaller, head patch brighter white with sharp cutoff near rear of head, bill slightly longer than browns and noticeably thinner. Back color darker than nearby brown noddies. Distant photo.

ML104349431

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality

Black noddy left, relative to brown noddy.

X
Sooty Tern

Hundreds

2
Bridled Tern

Pair acted very territorial just off far edge of helipad. Grayer back (relative to numerous sooty terns), white forehead patch extended well behind eye. Will upload photos in 5 days with computer access.

Breeding Code
T Territorial Defense (Probable)
ML105014481

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality
ML105014521

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality
12
Roseate Tern

Feeding continuously a short distance from fort.

7
Royal Tern
40
Magnificent Frigatebird
ML105014381

© Keith Corliss

Average Quality
1
Masked Booby

Approaching the key on boat.

2
Brown Booby
1
Double-crested Cormorant
6
Brown Pelican
6
Cattle Egret
1
swallow sp.

Flyover, no discernible field marks,

 

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

Yes