Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sunrise to Sunset: Jamaica Bay to Dune Road, Hampons

I was out all day starting at Jamaica Bay and went out east to Dune Road stopping at several spots along the way.  Hghlights were:

Jamaica Bay East Pond: Black and Yellow Crowned Night Herons, Glossy Ibis, Black Skimmers
Jamaica Bay West Pond: immature Little Blue Heron
marsh west of West Pond trail: Tri-Colored Heron, Short Billed Dowitcher, Clapper Rail, Yellowlegs
Oceanside Marine Nature Study Area: Saltmarsh Sparrows
Cow Meadow Park: Muscovy
Jones Beach Coast Guard Marina/ sandbar: 2 Common Loons (nonbreeding plumage), Red Breasted Merganser, continuing female Greater Scaup, Gulled Billed Tern, Black Bellied Plover
Teddy Roosevelt Preserve by Zachs Bays: Marsh Wrens
Massapequa Preserve: Goldfinch, Hummingbirds
Connetquot State Park: Blue Gray Gnatcatcher
Captree Island ~100 Glossy Ibis
South Haven County Park: Domestic Goose
Dune Road: Short Billed Dowitchers, Black Skimmers

American Goldfinch

Common Tern

Laughing Gull

Wood Duck


Gulled Billed Tern

Black Bellied Plover

Red Tailed Hawk - banded

Great Egret

Marsh Wren

Mix of shorebirds off Dune Road


Glossy Ibis

Glossy Ibis 100+


Green Heron


Black Crowned Night Heron

Yellow Warbler

Yellow Crowned Night Heron

Mute Swan

Saltmarsh Sparrow

Barn Swallow

Barn Swallow

Common Loon and Great Scaup

Little Blue Heron

Tri-Colored Heron

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