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Checklist S48244786

 
Location
Cape Island--CMPSP (Cape May Point SP), Cape May County, New Jersey, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:33 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
3
Duration:
5 hour(s), 32 minute(s)
Distance:
4.074 mile(s)
Observers:
Daisy Paul List , Peter Paul , Shep Thorp List
Comments:
N/A
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.7.33
Species
83 species total
40
Canada Goose
18
Mute Swan
25
Blue-winged Teal
ML113342991

© Shep Thorp

Dark margins around outer bill.

Age:
Juvenile
1
Northern Shoveler
30
Mallard
2
Green-winged Teal
7
Wild Turkey

Along the blue trail.

2
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
20
Mourning Dove
10
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
3
American Oystercatcher

Yellow M3, metal band lower right leg

4
Semipalmated Plover
6
Killdeer
1
Ruddy Turnstone
100
Sanderling
30
Least Sandpiper
2
White-rumped Sandpiper

Meadows flats.

3
Pectoral Sandpiper
60
Semipalmated Sandpiper
1
Short-billed Dowitcher
2
Spotted Sandpiper
5
Greater Yellowlegs
15
Lesser Yellowlegs
2
Parasitic Jaeger

Beating up terns south of the point. Sat in the water briefly.

150
Laughing Gull
5
Ring-billed Gull
25
Herring Gull
7
Lesser Black-backed Gull

Varying ages, including a couple of beautiful adults. Photos of some, but not all.

ML113261971

© Peter Paul

Average Quality
ML113262001

© Peter Paul

Average Quality
ML113262021

© Peter Paul

Average Quality
ML113262061

© Peter Paul

Average Quality
ML113343081

© Shep Thorp

Brite Adult.

Age:
Adult
30
Great Black-backed Gull
1
Caspian Tern

Flew in from the ocean side towards the meadows.

30
Common Tern
60
Forster's Tern
20
Royal Tern
1
Black Skimmer

Young bird flying east.

6
Double-crested Cormorant
1
Great Blue Heron
8
Great Egret
1
Snowy Egret
5
Little Blue Heron

All white birds.

3
Green Heron
2
Glossy Ibis
9
Turkey Vulture
4
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle
1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Northern Flicker
200
Eastern Kingbird
2
White-eyed Vireo
1
Warbling Vireo
3
Red-eyed Vireo
5
American Crow
20
Fish Crow
7
Purple Martin
1000
Tree Swallow

Probably an undercount. Huge numbers once it warmed up a little - all around the meadows and then on the beach.

ML113262221

© Peter Paul

ML113262231

© Peter Paul

1
Bank Swallow
10
Barn Swallow
3
Carolina Chickadee
1
White-breasted Nuthatch
15
Carolina Wren
5
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
American Robin
4
Gray Catbird
2
Northern Mockingbird
5
European Starling
3
Cedar Waxwing
5
House Finch
10
American Goldfinch
10
Field Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
1
Eastern Towhee
4
Bobolink
4
Baltimore Oriole
30
Red-winged Blackbird
5
Common Grackle
2
Black-and-white Warbler
2
Common Yellowthroat
3
American Redstart
15
Yellow Warbler
4
Prairie Warbler
1
Summer Tanager

Calling “pit-a-tuk” near the hawk watch platform.

8
Northern Cardinal
3
Blue Grosbeak
ML113262441

© Peter Paul

Average Quality
ML113343141

© Shep Thorp

4
Indigo Bunting
 

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Yes