Thursday, March 29, 2012

Black Point Drive~Merritt Island NWR

Howdee all,

While in Titusville one of our favorite places to bird is Black Point Road.

We always see birds..

BlackPointDrive_056Peep Peep

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Coot

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Great Egret

BlackPointDrive_005Tri-colored Heron

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Birds :)

Blue-winged Teal~Dunlin

BlackPointDrive_010Yellowlegs

BlackPointDrive_017More coot

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Yellowlegs and Dunlin

BlackPointDrive_041Jeff checking out the birds

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Behind the shrubs..far away…hundreds of White Pelican and if you look closely..

Roseate Spoonbill on the right..

BlackPointDrive_087Duck jackpot..

BlackPointDrive_094Mostly Scaup

BlackPointDrive_088Oh what have we here?

BlackPointDrive_089American Avocet amongst the ducks.

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A tri-colored heron with the Scaup

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Avocet, Blue-winged Teal and Scaup

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Resting…

Photos digascoped by Jeff

jeffs_016What a beauty!

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Greater Scaup? Jeff says it is

jeffs_030Greater Scaup in the back..

Lesser in the front…Do you agree?

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Snowies in a row..

BlackPointDrive_105Snow time!

BlackPointDrive_106Tri-colored Heron

BlackPointDrive_109Snowing again..

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Yellowlegs are everywhere…

BlackPointDrive_129It’s a beautiful drive..I get out and walk much of it..

BlackPointDrive_130Oh what have we here?

BlackPointDrive_149Birds with pink tights..

Black-necked Stilt

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Gorgeous birds!

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We ended the trip with distant views of Glossy Ibis..

Wonderful day in Merritt Island NWR

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Merritt Island NWR--Black Point Wildlife Dr., Brevard, US-FL
Mar 27, 2012 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Protocol: Traveling
7.0 mile(s)
Comments: <br />Submitted from BirdLog NA for iOS, version 1.1
48 species

Mottled Duck
Blue-winged Teal
Northern Shoveler
Greater Scaup
Lesser Scaup
Pied-billed Grebe
Double-crested Cormorant
Anhinga
American White Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Great Egret
Snowy Egret
Little Blue Heron
Tricolored Heron
Reddish Egret
Green Heron
White Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Roseate Spoonbill
Black Vulture
Turkey Vulture
Osprey
Bald Eagle
Common Gallinule
American Coot
Black-bellied Plover
Killdeer
Black-necked Stilt
American Avocet
Greater Yellowlegs
Willet (Western)
Lesser Yellowlegs
Red Knot
Western Sandpiper
Least Sandpiper
Dunlin
Ring-billed Gull
Caspian Tern
Forster's Tern
Mourning Dove
Belted Kingfisher
Northern Mockingbird
Common Yellowthroat
Savannah Sparrow
Northern Cardinal
Red-winged Blackbird
Eastern Meadowlark
Boat-tailed Grackle

This report was generated automatically by eBird v3 (http://ebird.org)

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