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Sunset Beach: A Place for all Seasons – December 13, 2020

Leaders: Mary Watkins, MJ Roache, Bernie Hodgdon

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Beautiful morning at Sunset Beach and the Magnesite plant…hard to believe it’s mid-December! Highlights included black and surf scoters, great egret, and golden-crowned kinglet.

31 species

SpeciesCount
Mute Swan2
Mallard6
American Black Duck3
Green-winged Teal11
Surf Scoter3
Black Scoter15
Dunlin120
Ring-billed Gull6
Herring Gull14
Great Black-backed Gull6
Double-crested Cormorant3
Great Blue Heron1
Great Egret1
Turkey Vulture9
Northern Harrier2
Sharp-shinned Hawk1
Downy Woodpecker1
American Crow3
Carolina Chickadee3
Golden-crowned Kinglet1
Carolina Wren4
European Starling15
Northern Mockingbird3
American Robin4
American Goldfinch20
Fox Sparrow1
White-throated Sparrow12
Song Sparrow2
Red-winged Blackbird16
Yellow-rumped Warbler2
Northern Cardinal2
New Jersey Audubon