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Checklist S49313210

 
Location
Jones Beach SP--West End, Nassau County, New York, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:43 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
3 hour(s), 43 minute(s)
Distance:
2.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Tim Healy
Comments:
Strong winds from the southwest all morning. Overcast with some misty, wet conditions at times, but blue sky began to peek through the clouds
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.8.4
Species
66 species (+1 other taxa) total
55
25
1

Flyover female headed southwest

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female 1
Sex Unknown
Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
21
25

Flyby flock around 7. Tiny, fast-flapping ducks

2
5
30
duck sp.

Incredibly distant, high-flying flock, westbound over the ocean

75
1
10
6
35
2
1

Wing twittering heard near the hedgerow at 6:48

2
2
45
24

Loafing with a flock of Great Black-backs at WE2 lot. Good number for this time of year but expected with winds from the general direction of the sea and turbulent conditions

ML119727181

© Tim Healy

Average Quality
32
8
52
1
1
6

All headed to their roost north of the median around sunrise

8

Two adult males, two immatures, the rest too distant to distinguish between female or young plumage aspect. Hunting as they moved west

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male 2
Female
Sex Unknown 4 2
2

Westbound flybys

5

One nailed a pigeon at the Coast Guard Station lot

2

Westbound

4

Westbound

38
1
2
2
17
1
2
3300

Massive flock of several thousand birds emerged from the area by the police station and flew west just after dawn. Approached the boat basin as a twittering tornado and descended to surface of the water together. A smaller group of a few hundred appeared by the draw bridge several minutes later

10
11
7
32
6
5
55
1
2
2
1
1
14
2
23
4

One adult and three immatures

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 3 1
ML119727111

© Tim Healy

Average Quality
54
4
25
1

With Song Sparrows by the entrance road for the Coast Guard Station lot

1
1
2

Circled the open space in the median and briefly landed in the trees. One later spotted at the exit of the WE2 lot

ML119727251

© Tim Healy

Average Quality
2
1
1
4
118
4
 

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Yes