Date: 5/1/18 12:23 pm
From: Joanne Laskowski via VA-bird <va-bird...>
Subject: [VA-bird] Shorebird Survey at Chincoteague NWR for April 30, 2018
> Other observer: Hal Laskowski. Birds were observed during the regular shorebird survey at Chincoteague NWR. The following areas are surveyed: Wild Beach (9 mi); The Hook (6 mi); Service Road (10 mi); Beach Rd (2 mi); Auto Tour Rt (3 mi). If numbers were not noted, a (- ) is recorded for presence only.

Date Range 30-Apr-18
Locations Chincoteague NWR
Number of Species 78
Number of Individuals 9,726
Species Name Species Count
Canada Goose --
Northern Shoveler --
Gadwall --
Mallard --
American Black Duck --
Green-winged Teal --
Surf Scoter 3
White-winged Scoter 1
Black Scoter 2
Red-breasted Merganser 2
Common Loon 5
Double-crested Cormorant 118
Great Egret --
Snowy Egret --
Little Blue Heron --
Tricolored Heron --
Cattle Egret --
Green Heron --
Glossy Ibis --
Turkey Vulture --
Osprey --
Bald Eagle --
Black-necked Stilt 4
American Oystercatcher 19
Black-bellied Plover 51
Semipalmated Plover 128
Piping Plover 33
Whimbrel 63
Marbled Godwit 5
Ruddy Turnstone 2
Sanderling 1,138
Dunlin 4,647
Least Sandpiper 50
Semipalmated Sandpiper 61
peep sp. 303
Short-billed/Long-billed Dowitcher 1,197
Greater Yellowlegs 191
Willet 180
Lesser Yellowlegs 795
Bonaparte's Gull 3
Laughing Gull 9
Ring-billed Gull 3
Herring Gull 249
Lesser Black-backed Gull 8
Great Black-backed Gull 33
Least Tern 224
Common Tern 2
Forster's Tern 112
Royal Tern 17
Black Skimmer 60
Mourning Dove --
Belted Kingfisher --
Northern Flicker --
Merlin 1
Eastern Kingbird --
crow sp. --
Tree Swallow --
Barn Swallow --
Carolina Chickadee --
House Wren --
Carolina Wren --
American Robin --
Gray Catbird 1
Northern Mockingbird 1
European Starling --
Pine Warbler --
Yellow-rumped Warbler --
Yellow-throated Warbler --
Prairie Warbler 1
Chipping Sparrow --
Eastern Towhee 1
Northern Cardinal --
Blue Grosbeak 2
Indigo Bunting 1
Eastern Meadowlark --
Red-winged Blackbird --
Brown-headed Cowbird --
Common Grackle --
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