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Checklist S9379395

 
Location
Hancock County Marshes Coastal Preserve, Hancock County, Mississippi, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Tue Dec 20, 2011 7:30 AM
Protocol:
Traveling
Party Size:
2
Duration:
8 hour(s)
Distance:
10.0 mile(s)
Observers:
Jake Walker List , Mark Woodrey
Comments:
These observations were made by Jake Walker and Mark Woodrey while participating in the 2011-2012 Hancock County Chrostmas Bird Count. Most observations were made along the southern edge of the marshes at the interface with the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, a second checklist was created for the Bayou Caddy Marsh Restoration Project where dredge materials was pumped onto the shoreline just south of Bayou Caddy to create emergent marsh habitat.
Species
73 species total
7
Gadwall
3
Mottled Duck
2
Greater Scaup
235
Lesser Scaup
25
Black Scoter
65
Bufflehead
12
Common Goldeneye
22
Hooded Merganser
16
Red-breasted Merganser
4
Pied-billed Grebe
18
Horned Grebe
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
2
Mourning Dove
14
Clapper Rail
12
American Coot (Red-shielded)
16
American Oystercatcher
2
Black-bellied Plover
1
Killdeer
14
Ruddy Turnstone
3
Sanderling
14
Dunlin
2
Short-billed Dowitcher
1
Wilson's Snipe
1
Greater Yellowlegs
7
Willet
1
Parasitic Jaeger
5
Bonaparte's Gull
74
Laughing Gull
64
Ring-billed Gull
10
Herring Gull
1
Lesser Black-backed Gull
1
Caspian Tern
20
Forster's Tern
211
Royal Tern
13
Black Skimmer
51
Common Loon
123
Double-crested Cormorant
28
American White Pelican
352
Brown Pelican
6
Great Blue Heron
6
Great Egret
15
Snowy Egret
7
Tricolored Heron
9
White Ibis
1
Osprey
10
Northern Harrier
6
Red-tailed Hawk
2
Great Horned Owl
5
Belted Kingfisher
3
Red-bellied Woodpecker
1
Merlin
1
Peregrine Falcon
1
Eastern Phoebe
1
Carolina Chickadee
2
Sedge Wren
17
Marsh Wren
2
Carolina Wren
4
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
30
American Robin
2
Northern Mockingbird
2
European Starling
1
American Pipit
2
White-throated Sparrow
15
Seaside Sparrow
4
Nelson's Sparrow
1
Saltmarsh Sparrow
2
Song Sparrow
1
Swamp Sparrow
2
Eastern Towhee
7
Red-winged Blackbird
7
Boat-tailed Grackle
2
Orange-crowned Warbler
70
Yellow-rumped Warbler
 

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