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Checklist S9104329

 
Location
South Padre Is.--WBC/Conv. Center/Laguna Madre Trail (LTC 035), Cameron County, Texas, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Sat Nov 12, 2011 7:05 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
40
Duration:
2 hour(s), 20 minute(s)
Distance:
0.5 mile(s)
Observers:
Barbara Kaschmidt List , Becky Carazzone List , Christine Breuker List , Cole Wolf List , Ellen Gierson List , James Still, Jr List , Karen Disch List , LaurieAnn Dudley List , Matt McDonald List , Phil Creighton List , RGV Bird Festival , Roberta Roberts List , Virginia Oliver List
Species
80 species total
50
Northern Shoveler
50
Gadwall
150
American Wigeon
15
Mottled Duck
50
Northern Pintail
X
Green-winged Teal
500
Redhead
5
Lesser Scaup
4
Red-breasted Merganser
X
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)
X
Eurasian Collared-Dove
3
White-winged Dove
1
Ruby-throated Hummingbird
2
Clapper Rail

great views of one bird along the boardwalk for the entire group. came out into the open from less than 10 ft away three times, seen bathing once. IMG_7167

1
Common Gallinule
5
American Coot (Red-shielded)
2
American Oystercatcher
6
Black-bellied Plover
4
Semipalmated Plover
2
Piping Plover
5
Ruddy Turnstone
15
Sanderling
35
Least Sandpiper
2
Western Sandpiper
15
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Long-billed Dowitcher

continuing lone bird

1
Wilson's Snipe

feeding along edge of the lawn just east of the convention center

1
Greater Yellowlegs
15
Willet (Western)
500
Laughing Gull
45
Ring-billed Gull
25
Herring Gull (American)
2
Gull-billed Tern
8
Caspian Tern
15
Forster's Tern
35
Royal Tern
3
Sandwich Tern
4
Black Skimmer
25
Double-crested Cormorant
8
American White Pelican
35
Brown Pelican
1
American Bittern

seen briefly in flight over the marsh east of the boardwalk

8
Great Blue Heron
4
Great Egret
2
Little Blue Heron
2
Tricolored Heron
3
Reddish Egret
2
Black-crowned Night-Heron
3
Roseate Spoonbill
3
Osprey
1
Northern Harrier
1
Long-eared Owl

found roosting behind the gazebo and later flew into mangroves north of the boardwalk. IMG_7159

1
Golden-fronted Woodpecker
2
Northern Flicker (Yellow-shafted)
1
Peregrine Falcon

on the water tower

1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Tropical Kingbird

heard only

1
Barn Swallow
1
House Wren
1
Winter Wren

heard only by most, seen by one leader and several participants

1
Sedge Wren

heard only

1
Marsh Wren
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
1
Gray Catbird
1
Long-billed Thrasher
2
Northern Mockingbird
X
European Starling
1
Grasshopper Sparrow
1
Fox Sparrow (Red)

continuing bird in the brush near the water feature

4
Savannah Sparrow
1
Lincoln's Sparrow
30
Red-winged Blackbird
50
Great-tailed Grackle
10
Orange-crowned Warbler
1
Nashville Warbler
5
Common Yellowthroat
1
Magnolia Warbler
6
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)
1
Wilson's Warbler
1
Indigo Bunting
Additional species seen by Karen Disch:
1
Hermit Thrush
Additional species seen by Matt McDonald:
1
Hermit Thrush
Additional species seen by Cole Wolf:
40
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher
1
Hermit Thrush
 

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

Yes