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Checklist S16051870

 
Location
Alfred McKethan Park (Pine Island), Hernando County, Florida, US ( Map ) ( Hotspot )
Date and Effort
Mon Dec 23, 2013 9:19 AM
Protocol:
Stationary
Party Size:
1
Duration:
1 hour(s), 35 minute(s)
Observers:
David Simpson
Comments:
CBC. Outgoing tide. Increasing strong SE winds.
Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.6.3
Species
33 species total
10
Bufflehead
1
Hooded Merganser
6
Red-breasted Merganser
2
Pied-billed Grebe
9
Horned Grebe
2
Eurasian Collared-Dove
1
Mourning Dove
3
Black-bellied Plover
3
Ruddy Turnstone
73
Dunlin
1
Least Sandpiper
3
Willet
1
Parasitic Jaeger

RARE. Adult flying low and steady offshore. Flash of white in wing. Mostly white underneath with complete breast band. Thin build and lack of barrel-chested look makes me think Parasitic. Dark cap and looked like some white on forehead or face.

505
Laughing Gull
285
Ring-billed Gull

Counting by 5's.

1
Lesser Black-backed Gull

FY bird. Slightly larger than RBGU. All dark bill, thinner than expected on HERG. More slender and long-winged looking than HERG. In flight, lacked pale window in primaries.

1
Forster's Tern
3
Royal Tern
47
Black Skimmer
1
Common Loon
38
Double-crested Cormorant
20
American White Pelican
4
Great Blue Heron
3
Great Egret
10
White Ibis
5
Turkey Vulture
1
Osprey
1
Bald Eagle

2y 0919

1
Belted Kingfisher
2
Fish Crow
15
European Starling
20
Boat-tailed Grackle
1
Northern Cardinal
 

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