Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Attended Bird Patrol Event

Attended a Bird Patrol event, led by Charlie Ewell, at Bunche Beach. Goal was to look for any possible early arrivals from the artic breading grounds. All the shorebirds were actually non-breaders. Event shortened by rain. BuncFull-screenhe Beach is a world recognized shore bird location.

Species List:
Brown Pelican, Magnificent Frigatebird, Great Egret, Snowy Egret, Reddish Egret, White Ibis, Roseate Spoonbill, Osprey, Red-shouldered Hawk, Black-bellied Plover, Wilson's Plover, Semipalmated Plover, Willet,Marbled Godwit, Ruddy Turnstone, Short-billed Dowitcher, Laughing Gull, Least Tern, Royal Tern, Sandwich Tern, Red-bellied Woodpecker, Fish Crow
Purple Marti
nLocation: Bunche Beach, Fort Myers, Florida Latitude = 26.475797 Longitude = -81.967449

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