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Checklist S49336553

 
Location
Jones Beach SP--West End, Nassau County, New York, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 21, 2018 6:44 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
1
Duration:
2 hour(s), 30 minute(s)
Distance:
2.2 mile(s)
Observers:
Tim Healy
Comments:
Powerful northwest winds. Partly cloudy. Constant procession of westbound migrants
Submitted from eBird for iOS, version 1.8.4
Species
48 species (+3 other taxa) total
100
50
6
42
20
4
50
2
2

Continuing with a small group of oystercatchers at the spit. Large, sandy brown godwits

35
2
shorebird sp.

Fairly large Calidris sandpipers, westbound, mostly seen from behind

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
45
4
105
1
1
1

Westbound, headed out over the inlet

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
2

Westbound immatures, hunting along the way

Age & Sex
Juvenile Immature Adult Age Unknown
Male
Female
Sex Unknown 2
14

All westbound, most actively hunting on the fly

3

Two circling and interacting, another hunting on its way west

46

Generally westbound, with many birds teeing up in trees or stopping to forage

5

Streaking through the median, roadside shrubbery, and Tree Swallow flocks to try and snag breakfast on their way west

11
3
2000

Large swirling flock over the ocean side dunes

21
35

Big influx on the cold front overnight

22

Only slightly less abundant than Golden-crowns today, clearly many new arrivals

1
125

Most birds moving generally westward with a noticeable northern component

4
22
78
10
29
8
6
2
42
2
16
1
14

Relatively low numbers today

18
blackbird sp.

Westbound flyover flocks seen poorly

Breeding Code
F Flyover (Observed)
1
1
9

Low-flying birds moving westbound along with Yellow-rumps. Fewer Westerns seen than Yellows

23

Low-flying birds moving westbound along with Yellow-rumps. About twice as many Yellows observed than Westerns

1

Drab individual

430

Strong westbound flight. Constant stream, most birds staying lower than the treetops to stay out of the strong winds

 

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

Yes