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STA5 Hendry County: 10/19/09

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  • Margaret England
    Subject: STA5 Hendry County: 10/19/09 Here s yesterday s STA5 list. The highlight of the day was a banded roseate spoonbill, 9 snail kites and a Cassin s
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 18, 2009
      Subject: STA5 Hendry County: 10/19/09

      Here's yesterday's STA5 list.
      The highlight of the day was  a banded roseate spoonbill, 9 snail kites  and a Cassin's Kingbird.
      Three large groups have already signed up for the Nov. 14th tour, however only a few birders or photographers have
      signed up for Nov. 28th, Dec. 12 or Dec. 26th.  Reservations are required.
       Teams and indivduals are invited to participate in the 3rd annual STA5-Clewiston (FLSO) Christmas Bird Count on Jan. 2nd .  The CBC circle includes
      STA5, Blumberg Road, 835  and Farm , Miami Canal/Manley Ditch Road, and L2 Canal Road.
      For information or   reservations contact:
      Margaret England
      Hendry-Glades Audubon

      Black-bellied Whistling-Duck   x72
      Fulvous Whistling-Duck  >25
      Mottled Duck
      Blue-winged Teal
      Northern Shoveler
      Ring-necked Duck
      Pied-billed Grebe
      American White Pelican  >30
      Double-crested Cormorant
      American Bittern  x2 (FOTS)
      Great Blue Heron
      Great Blue Heron (Great White Heron)  x3
      Great Egret
      Snowy Egret
      Little Blue Heron
      Tricolored Heron
      Cattle Egret
      Green Heron
      Black-crowned Night-Heron
      White Ibis
      Glossy Ibis
      Roseate Spoonbill   >75 (One was banded K over Y on right leg with what appeared to be a faded yellow band or perhaps cream-colored band)
      Wood Stork    >50
      Black Vulture
      Turkey Vulture
      Snail Kite   x9
      Bald Eagle
      Northern Harrier
      Crested Caracara
      American Kestrel
      Peregrine Falcon x6
      Purple Swamphen    x5
      Purple Gallinule    >20 (mostly juveniles)
      Common Moorhen
      American Coot
      Black-necked Stilt   >50
      Greater Yellowlegs
      Lesser Yellowlegs 
      Least Sandpiper   >200
      Stilt Sandpiper   >50
      Long-billed Dowitcher   >15
      Wilson's Snipe (FOTS)
      Eurasian Collared-Dove   x1 (Uncommon at STA-5/Blumberg Rd.)
      Mourning Dove
      Common Ground-Dove
      Barn Owl   x3
      Belted Kingfisher
      Eastern Phoebe (FOTS)
      Loggerhead Shrike
      White-eyed Vireo
      Tree Swallow   x2
      Northern Rough-winged Swallow    >150
      Barn Swallow    >10
      Gray Catbird
      Northern Mockingbird
      Palm Warbler
      Northern Waterthrush  x2
      Common Yellowthroat
      Eastern Towhee
      Northern Cardinal
      Red-winged Blackbird
      Eastern Meadowlark
      Boat-tailed Grackle

      Good birding.

      Vince Lucas
      Naples, FL

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