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Checklist S48297352

 
Location
Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:00 PM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
6.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Brett Hoffman
Comments:
EB turnaround, Gulf Pier, N.Beach South-end restricted nesting lagoon, N. Beach lagoon and parking lot area. I could see many birds on Outback Key across from the North beach area but I did not count them.
Species
41 species total
3
Common Ground-Dove
5
Mourning Dove
17
American Oystercatcher
7
Black-bellied Plover
6
Wilson's Plover
ML113615281

© Brett Hoffman

13
Semipalmated Plover
11
Ruddy Turnstone
1
Red Knot
6
Sanderling
3
Least Sandpiper
1
Western Sandpiper
5
Short-billed Dowitcher
9
Willet
X
Laughing Gull
2
Forster's Tern
2
Royal Tern
X
Sandwich Tern
13
Black Skimmer
73
Magnificent Frigatebird

Large flock seen to the North over Bunces Pass.

X
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
4
Great Egret
2
Little Blue Heron
1
Tricolored Heron
2
Reddish Egret
14
White Ibis
4
Roseate Spoonbill
X
Osprey
2
Swallow-tailed Kite

I saw two birds fly-over along the beach area next to the pier bait shop. See pictures.

ML113616481

© Brett Hoffman

ML113616521

© Brett Hoffman

Eating dragonflies in flight.

1
Cooper's Hawk
2
Belted Kingfisher
1
Red-bellied Woodpecker
6
Gray Kingbird

Three by Gulf Pier feeding on multitude of dragonflies.

ML113616001

© Brett Hoffman

7
Loggerhead Shrike
ML113616141

© Brett Hoffman

Impaling anole on tree branch.

ML113616161

© Brett Hoffman

Eating Katydid.

1
Blue Jay
3
Fish Crow
1
Barn Swallow
12
Northern Mockingbird
45
European Starling
5
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes