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Checklist S47304157

 
Location
Prime Hook NWR, Sussex County, Delaware, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:00 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Mike Cunningham List , Scott Sarratt
Comments:
Bright clear day for birding -- walked canal trail and boardwalk trail plus so other side trips -- Several shore birds had to go unidentified
Species
39 species total
4
Mourning Dove
2
Killdeer
5
Short-billed Dowitcher
5
Greater Yellowlegs
3
Laughing Gull
1
Ring-billed Gull
7
Herring Gull
2
Least Tern
1
Forster's Tern
21
Double-crested Cormorant
3
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
2
Snowy Egret
3
Turkey Vulture
6
Osprey
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker
2
Eastern Wood-Pewee
1
Eastern Phoebe
2
Great Crested Flycatcher
45
Purple Martin
1
Bank Swallow
1
Barn Swallow
2
Carolina Wren
3
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
American Robin
1
Gray Catbird
3
Northern Mockingbird
1
Cedar Waxwing
2
American Goldfinch
1
Chipping Sparrow
1
Red-winged Blackbird
4
Brown-headed Cowbird
1
Common Grackle
4
Common Yellowthroat

Heard many more

1
Yellow Warbler
1
Northern Cardinal
1
Indigo Bunting
1
Dickcissel

Noticed two birders checking out field approaching visitor center -- Birders from Howard County Maryland pointed out the Dickcissel sitting on top of a bush about fifty feet away -- Clearly saw field markings including black throat and yellow chest and rufous shoulders -- Life list bird !!!!!

Additional species seen by Mike Cunningham:
1
Empidonax sp.
1
Field Sparrow
 

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

Yes