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Checklist S46708060

 
Location
Nickerson Beach, Nassau County, New York, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:21 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
1 hour(s), 33 minute(s)
Distance:
1.01 mile(s)
Observers:
Jay McGowan , Kevin McGowan List
Comments:
Hot evening on the beach. Lots of pedestrian traffic. Terns and skimmers bathing and loafing in parking lot. Decent numbers of terns by east colony but didn't pick out an Arctic.
Submitted from eBird Android, version 1.9-b14
Species
20 species (+1 other taxa) total
55
American Oystercatcher

Large flock on beach, many families with large chicks

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
4
Piping Plover

Pair with smal chicks

Breeding Code
FL Recently Fledged Young (Confirmed)
2
Red Knot

Basic and near-basic birds with tern flock on beach by east colony.

1
Willet (Eastern)

Flying around when colony flushed because of a dog.

15
Laughing Gull
8
Ring-billed Gull
6
Herring Gull (American)
4
Great Black-backed Gull
6
Least Tern
1
Gull-billed Tern

In tern flock on beach by east colony, then flew north. State bird for KJM!

3
Roseate Tern

Adults on beach by east colony.

500
Common Tern

On beach and in colony.

Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
1
Forster's Tern
50
Sterna sp.

Offshore

120
Black Skimmer

Flock in parking lot and in east colony.

Breeding Code
CF Carrying Food (Confirmed)
2
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Osprey (carolinensis)
3
Tree Swallow
5
Barn Swallow (American)
15
European Starling
2
Song Sparrow (melodia/atlantica)
 

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