Date: 8/13/19 11:07 am
From: Laureen Eick-Benson <leickbenson...>
Subject: Re: [de-birds] Fwd: eBird Report - Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Aug 11, 2019
Please send eBird list to <leickbenson...>

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> On Aug 13, 2019, at 9:06 AM, Rob Blye <rwblye...> wrote:
>
> On behalf of Frank Rohrbacker and Delaware Ornithological Society, I have
> forwarded an eBird checklist for the DOS Shorebirds II filed trip to Bombay
> Hook NWR on Sunday August 11. For those who attended the outing, please
> send me an email request to share this checklist if you want to add it to
> your eBird account. I shared it with those whose contact information I
> already had. (<rwb226...> or <rwblye...>)
>
> By sharing this checklist we can avoid having 30 or more checklists in
> eBird for the same trip and reduce the volunteer reviewer's time in vetting
> the information.
>
> Better living through birds,
>
> *Rob*
>
> Robert W. Blye
> 34603 Doe Run
> Lewes DE 19958-3332
> 302 945-8618
> 610 213-2413 mobile
>
> Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, Kent, Delaware, US
> Aug 11, 2019 7:36 AM - 11:38 AM
> Protocol: Traveling
> 13.11 mile(s)
> Comments: DOS Shorebirds II field trip led by Frank Rohrbacker. Some 36
> people (more or less) attended in a loose caravan of about 15 vehicles. Our
> car included four birders from Sussex Bird Club. This checklist captures
> the birds seen by our group which includes most of the species seen by the
> entire group. We observed cardinal flower in bloom at the end of Finis Pool
> Road. A great time was had by all. Lunch for our group at Boondocks near
> Smyrna.
> 54 species (+1 other taxa)
>
> Canada Goose 30
> Mute Swan 2
> Yellow-billed Cuckoo 1 heard, then seen, in woods near Finis Pool
> American Avocet 200
> Black-bellied Plover 31
> Semipalmated Plover 23
> Killdeer 2
> Stilt Sandpiper 8
> Least Sandpiper 1
> Semipalmated Sandpiper 650
> Western Sandpiper 75 Peeps with long drooping bills. Semipalmated
> sandpipers evident for comparison. I'D by Andy Urquhart and Joe Swertinski
> among others.
> Short-billed Dowitcher 20
> Greater Yellowlegs 100
> Willet 1
> Lesser Yellowlegs 75
> Laughing Gull 41
> Herring Gull 1
> Gull-billed Tern 1 Black bill, slow wing beat, light body and wings,
> larger than forster's it was with
> Caspian Tern 6
> Black Tern 1 photos to be added by others
> Forster's Tern 40
> Double-crested Cormorant 1
> American White Pelican 10 large, white pelican, continuing
> Great Blue Heron (Blue form) 19
> Great Egret 30
> Snowy Egret 25
> Little Blue Heron 1
> Glossy Ibis 3
> Turkey Vulture 2
> Osprey 2
> Bald Eagle 6
> Red-bellied Woodpecker 1
> Peregrine Falcon 1
> Eastern Wood-Pewee 1 heard in woods near Finis Pool
> Acadian Flycatcher 1 heard in woods near Finis Pool
> Eastern Kingbird 2
> Red-eyed Vireo 1 heard in woods near Finis Pool
> American Crow 2
> Carolina Chickadee 1
> Purple Martin 6
> Tree Swallow 8
> Bank Swallow 1
> Barn Swallow 7
> swallow sp. 20
> Marsh Wren 3
> Carolina Wren 2 heard in woods near Finis Pool
> European Starling 1
> American Goldfinch 3
> Field Sparrow 2
> Seaside Sparrow 1
> Red-winged Blackbird 20
> Common Yellowthroat 2
> Northern Cardinal 2
> Blue Grosbeak 1
> Indigo Bunting 2
>
> View this checklist online at https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S58910595
>
> This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (https://ebird.org/home)
>
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