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Checklist S48067644

 
Location
Cape Island--CMPSP (Cape May Point SP), Cape May County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 10 minute(s)
Distance:
1.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Nick Pulcinella
Comments:
N/A
Species
53 species total
16
Canada Goose
35
Mute Swan
6
Blue-winged Teal
9
Mallard
9
Wild Turkey
ML112228291

© Nick Pulcinella

Average Quality
4
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
3
Mourning Dove
3
Chimney Swift
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
1
Semipalmated Plover
1
Baird's Sandpiper

Continuing bird found earlier today at the first plover pond. Seen feeding along the pond edge shore grass with a Least Sandpiper. Larger than the Least Sandpiper with an elongated or "squashed" appearance with primaries extending beyond the tail. Overall light brown in juvenile plumage showing scalloping of back feathers nicely. Bill and legs black.

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 1
6
Least Sandpiper
2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Greater Yellowlegs
5
Lesser Yellowlegs
45
Laughing Gull
2
Great Black-backed Gull
10
Common Tern
25
Forster's Tern
6
Royal Tern
1
Great Blue Heron
1
Great Egret
1
Green Heron
4
Black Vulture
9
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
1
Broad-winged Hawk
1
Downy Woodpecker
1
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
American Kestrel
1
Red-eyed Vireo
3
Blue Jay
2
Fish Crow
200
Tree Swallow
10
Bank Swallow
50
Barn Swallow
2
Carolina Chickadee
2
House Wren
3
Carolina Wren
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
5
American Robin
8
Gray Catbird
1
Northern Mockingbird
7
European Starling
4
House Finch
6
American Goldfinch
1
Field Sparrow
3
Song Sparrow
35
Red-winged Blackbird
3
Common Yellowthroat
4
Northern Cardinal
2
Indigo Bunting
4
House Sparrow
 

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Yes