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Checklist S6953350

 
Location
Bill Baggs Cape Florida SP, Miami-Dade County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sun Oct 03, 2010 8:45 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
2 hour(s)
Distance:
0.75 mile(s)
Observers:
Robin Diaz
Comments:
Very heavy flight on radar at 5:15 AM. Birds were very evident all over the park but they quieted down at 10 AM. I walked partial survey route, then sent to banding station. Numbers picked up within hammock (banding station) after 12:15 PM. 73 new birds banded; no recaps.
Species
40 species total
9
Common Ground-Dove
3
Yellow-billed Cuckoo

1 banded

1
Eastern Whip-poor-will

calling from parking lot

1
Wilson's Snipe

flyover, giving its distinct harsh single note call.

2
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)
2
Osprey
1
Cooper's Hawk
3
Belted Kingfisher

2 flying high, in tandem - silent

1
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker
3
Merlin

2 always seem to be chasing each other.

4
Peregrine Falcon

2 perched in a dead tree. Later they took off and flew south over the bay. I saw 2 more heading south, one about 5 minutes after the other.

4
White-eyed Vireo

1 banded

1
Red-eyed Vireo

1 banded

2
Blue Jay
65
Tree Swallow
2
Barn Swallow
23
Cliff Swallow
20
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
1
Veery
1
Swainson's Thrush
3
Gray Catbird
10
Northern Mockingbird
2
House Finch

Very unusual for Cape Florida but we get 1-2 every fall. 1 bird had reddish wash. I had them near office and they were heard also in banding area.

1
Yellow-breasted Chat

1 banded

6
Bobolink
5
Common Grackle (Purple)
15
Ovenbird

only 1 banded

1
Worm-eating Warbler

1 banded

7
Black-and-white Warbler

6 anded

92
Common Yellowthroat

21 banded; many in bad wraps -- what else is new?!

30
American Redstart

18 banded

1
Cape May Warbler

lighthouse compound

10
Northern Parula

2 banded

3
Magnolia Warbler

3 banded

25
Black-throated Blue Warbler

15 banded

28
Palm Warbler (Western)
7
Yellow-throated Warbler

6 seen near office area; 3 together in a medium ficus tree

4
Prairie Warbler
1
Summer Tanager

male

32
Northern Cardinal
 

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

Yes