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									St. Catherine’s Island
October 15, 2006
7:30am-4:15pm
Plentiful sunshine; 51-78 degrees F
Total Species Observed: 82

Observers: Jennifer Hilburn (St. Catherine’s Island ornithologist), Mike, and Steve
Holzman (trip leaders); Rachel Cass, Ken Blankenship, Grant McCreary, Leonard Borg,
Dot Freeman, John Galvani, several other birders.

Pied-billed Grebe 1
Brown Pelican
Double-crested Cormorant
AMERICAN BITTERN 1
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret 3-4
Little Blue Heron 1
Tricolored Heron 1
Black-crowned Night Heron 8
White Ibis 3
ROSEATE SPOONBILL 3
Wood Stork ~20
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey 2
Bald Eagle ~5
Red-tailed Hawk 1
American Kestrel 2
Merlin 1
Clapper Rail 1 (heard at dock early AM)
Black-bellied Plover ~8
Semipalmated Plover 5+
American Oystercatcher 2 (likely more, only 2 picked out – difficult light/distance)
Willet
Spotted Sandpiper 3
MARBLED GODWIT ~15 (see oystercatcher note)
Ruddy Turnstone
Red Knot ~125
Sanderling ~8
Western Sandpiper 2
Laughing Gull
Herring Gull ~3
Caspian Tern 1 (one close fly-by; likely more at a roost – but too far off)
Royal Tern
Forster’s Tern 3+
Mourning Dove
Yellow-billed Cuckoo 2
Belted Kingfisher ~3
Red-headed Woodpecker 1 imm.
Red-bellied Woodpecker
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3
Downy Woodpecker 3
Northern Flicker ~4
Pileated Woodpecker 3+
Eastern Wood Pewee 2
Eastern Phoebe
White-eyed Vireo 2
Red-eyed Vireo 3
Blue Jay
American Crow
Tree Swallow
Carolina Chickadee
Tufted Titmouse
Brown-headed Nuthatch
Carolina Wren
Golden-crowned Kinglet 3
Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Eastern Bluebird 6
GRAY-CHEEKED THRUSH 2
Swainson’s Thrush 1
Gray Catbird
Northern Mockingbird
Brown Thrasher ~3
Tennessee Warbler 2
Northern Parula 1 (seen by others)
Magnolia Warbler 2 (we saw only 1)
CAPE MAY WARBLER 1
Black-throated Blue Warbler 5 (1m, 4f)
Yellow-throated Warbler 1
Pine Warbler
Palm Warbler
Black-and-white Warbler 2
American Redstart ~8 (all female-type)
Northern Waterthrush 1
Common Yellowthroat
       (12 warbler spp.)
Savannah Sparrow 1 (seen by RC on fence at compound)
Swamp Sparrow 1
Northern Cardinal
Indigo Bunting ~6
Red-winged Blackbird
Boat-tailed Grackle

								
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