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Checklist S48325798

 
Location
Fort De Soto Park, Pinellas County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:31 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s), 40 minute(s)
Distance:
5.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Ron Smith
Comments:
w/Lori. GAME ON! The mosquitoes have now arrived - especially at East Beach Woods and North Hammock. Both trails within EBW were mowed this week.
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.6.36
Species
45 species total
12
Eurasian Collared-Dove

11 @ Gulf Pier kit and 1 @ North Beach. Spoke with J.Mangold, who advised 20+ were on the wires at the Gulf Pier parking lot earlier in the morning.

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© Ron Smith

5
Common Ground-Dove
14
Mourning Dove
1
American Oystercatcher
32
Black-bellied Plover
1
Wilson's Plover
7
Semipalmated Plover
1
Marbled Godwit
7
Ruddy Turnstone
6
Red Knot
33
Sanderling
9
Least Sandpiper
1
Pectoral Sandpiper

Found at the EB Turnaround just past 7:30. A wind-surfer was setting up and so when I checked for the bird again just before 10 it was not seen. Most of the dowitchers that were there earlier also had left the scene.

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© Ron Smith

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© Ron Smith

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© Ron Smith

2
Semipalmated Sandpiper
110
Short-billed Dowitcher

Estimated at the East Beach Turnaround at 7:30.

1
Greater Yellowlegs

@ North Beach roped-off area.

13
Willet
X
Laughing Gull
1
Common Tern

along beach just north of Gulf Pier.

5
Forster's Tern
3
Royal Tern
470
Sandwich Tern

Estimated

60
Black Skimmer

Est

1
Wood Stork
X
Double-crested Cormorant
X
Brown Pelican
2
Great Blue Heron
8
Great Egret
24
Snowy Egret
2
Little Blue Heron
2
Reddish Egret
52
White Ibis
11
Roseate Spoonbill

Exact count @ north end rainwater pool.

12
Osprey
5
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Downy Woodpecker
55
Nanday Parakeet

Pix of nearly 40 in flight at north end. Others were near the fort concession stand parking lot.

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© Ron Smith

12
Eastern Kingbird

On snags along drive from East Beach Picnic Area to the EB Turnaround.

1
Gray Kingbird
9
Loggerhead Shrike
13
Fish Crow
1
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher

@ EB Picnic

9
Northern Mockingbird
200
European Starling

Est

1
House Sparrow

Unexpected. Calling female @ north end by Shelter 9

 

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

Yes