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Coastal Birding at Stone Harbor Point – February 27, 2021

Leaders: Chris Marks, Lynn Pollard, Dave Pollard

Temp: 54° F

Winds: WSW 14-19mph

Weather Conditions: overcast

Stone Harbor Point – 1:04pm

14 species

SpeciesCount
Brant (Atlantic)65
American Black Duck85
Surf Scoter12
Black Scoter6
Long-tailed Duck8
Sanderling36
Purple Sandpiper18
Greater Yellowlegs3
Ring-billed Gull8
Herring Gull14
Common Loon2
Turkey Vulture3
Northern Harrier1
Carolina Wren2

 

Nummy Island – 2:17pm

14 species

SpeciesCount
Brant (Atlantic)305
American Black Duck12
Long-tailed Duck4
Bufflehead6
Red-breasted Merganser2
Horned Grebe1
American Oystercatcher9
Ring-billed Gull6
Herring Gull18
Great Black-backed Gull12
Red-throated Loon1
Common Loon3
Great Blue Heron (Blue form)1
Boat-tailed Grackle4

 

Avalon – 8th Street Jetty – 3:12pm

4 species

SpeciesCount
Long-tailed Duck6
Rock Pigeon (Feral Pigeon)6
Common Loon2
Northern Gannet4

 

Avalon – 3rd Avenue Jetty – 3:30pm

11 species

SpeciesCount
Brant (Atlantic)85
Common Eider18
Harlequin Duck1
Long-tailed Duck16
Bufflehead2
Common Goldeneye2
Red-breasted Merganser6
Ring-billed Gull3
Herring Gull7
Common Loon4
Bald Eagle1
New Jersey Audubon