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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
      LaBelle
      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
      Anhinga
      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
      Osprey
      Snail Kite   x9
      Bald Eagle
      Northern Harrier
      Crested Caracara
      American Kestrel
      Peregrine Falcon x6
      Sora
      Purple Swamphen    x5
      Purple Gallinule    >20 (mostly juveniles)
      Common Moorhen
      American Coot
      Limpkin
      Killdeer
      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)
      CASSIN'S KINGBIRD
      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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