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Coastal Birding at Stone Harbor Point – January 9, 2021

Leaders: Chris Marks, Dave Pollard, Lynn Pollard

Temp: 42° F

Winds: 9-14 mph NW

Weather Conditions:

 

Stone Harbor Point – 12:44pm

21 species

SpeciesCount
Common Eider1
Surf Scoter45
Black Scoter60
Long-tailed Duck6
Semipalmated Plover3
Ruddy Turnstone1
Sanderling45
Dunlin125
Purple Sandpiper2
Greater Yellowlegs4
Herring Gull35
Great Black-backed Gull6
Red-throated Loon1
Great Egret1
Field Sparrow2
White-throated Sparrow2
Savannah Sparrow2
Song Sparrow4
Boat-tailed Grackle1
Yellow-rumped Warbler (Myrtle)2
Northern Cardinal2

 

Nummy Island – 2:47pm

5 species

SpeciesCount
American Black Duck2
Dunlin75
Greater Yellowlegs4
Herring Gull6
Great Egret2

 

Avalon – 8th Street Jetty – 3:19pm

7 species

SpeciesCount
Brant4
Surf Scoter6
Black Scoter12
Long-tailed Duck8
Sanderling6
Red-throated Loon2
Common Loon1

 

Avalon – 3rd Ave Jetty – 3:36pm

10 species

 

Species

Count
Brant4
Common Eider16
Surf Scoter4
Black Scoter6
Long-tailed Duck28
Red-breasted Merganser1
Sanderling6
Herring Gull12
Red-throated Loon1
Common Loon1

 

Common Eider photo by Tom Bisko

Common Eider photo by Tom Bisko

Red-breasted Merganser photo by Tom Bisko

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