Sightings

Experienced birders would know not to expect to see all species listed here in a single day.  Download Word .doc here: wsrsct-list-revised
Shorebirds Observed at Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge, Since May 1, 2009

Wayne Burke, Shorebird Conservation Trust

Sothern Lapwing Vanellus chilensis

Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola

American Golden-Plover Pluvialis dominica

Semipalmated Plover Charadrius semipalmatus

Kildeer Charadrius vociferus

Spotted Sandpiper Actitis macularia

Solitary Sandpiper Tringa solitaria

Greater Yellowlegs Tringa melanoleuca

Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia

Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes

Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus

Hudsonian Godwit Limosa haemastica

Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres

Red Knot Calidris canutus

Semipalmated Sandpiper Calidris pusilla

Western Sandpiper Calidris mauri

Least Sandpiper Calidris minutilla

White-rumped Sandpiper  Calidris fuscicollis

Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Stilt Sandpiper Calidris himantopus

Ruff Philomachus pugnax

Short-billed Dowitcher  Limnodromus griseus

Long-billed Dowitcher  Limnodromus scolopaceus

Wilson’s Snipe Gallinago delicata 

 

Waterbirds Observed at Woodbourne Shorebird Refuge, Since May 1, 2009

Wayne Burke, Shorebird Conservation Trust

West Indian Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna arborea

Black-bellied Whistling-Duck Dendrocygna autumnalis

American Wigeon Anas Americana

Blue-winged Teal Anas discors

Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata

Northern Pintail Anas acuta

Green-winged Teal Anas carolinensis

Ring-necked Duck Aythya collaris

Greater Scaup Aythya marila

Lesser Scaup Aytha affinis

Masked Duck Nomonyx dominicus

Pied-billed Grebe Podilymbus podiceps

Magnificent Frigatebird Fregata magnificens

Brown Booby Sula leucogaster

Great Blue Heron Ardea Herodias

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Great Egret Ardea alba

Purple Heron  Ardea purpurea

Little Egret Egretta garzetta

Snowy Egret Egretta thula

Little Blue Heron Egretta caerulea

Cattle Egret Bubulcus ibis

Green Heron Butorides virescens

Yellow-crowned Night-Heron Nyctanassa violacea

Black-crowned Night-Heron Nycticorax nycticorax

Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus

Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia

Osprey Pandion haliaetus

Sora  Porzana carolina

Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinica

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Caribbean Coot Fulica caribaea

Laughing Gull Larus atricilla

Herring Gull Larus argentatus

Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus

Gull-billed Tern Sterna nilotica

Common Tern Sternna hirundo

Least Tern Sterna antillarum

White-winged Tern Chilidonias leucoptera

Belted Kingfisher Ceryle alcyon

 

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