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Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Shorebirds include all birds in the order Charadriiformes: gulls, plovers, sandpipers,terns, etc. Please submit sitings of shorebirds from any locations bordering the Gulf of Mexico. For more information on the species in the order Charadriiformes check: Sign in to join mission

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast
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Shorebirds (Charadriiformes) are mostly strong-flying birds of open country or open water, nesting on the ground and feeding on animal matter in or near water. The order is worldwide in distribution, and some species perform the most extensive migrations of any birds.

Shorebirds of the Gulf Coast

Lat: 26.44 Long: -84.17

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American purple gallinule Brian38 3 0 American purple gallinule
King rail Brian38 3 0 King rail
Sora Brian38 2 2 Sora
Wilson's phalarope Brian38 1 0 Wilson's phalarope
Short-billed dowitcher Brian38 1 0 Short-billed dowitcher
Forster's tern Brian38 2 0 Forster's tern
Anhinga Brian38 4 0 Anhinga
American white ibis Brian38 2 0 American white ibis
Roseate spoonbill Brian38 6 2 Roseate spoonbill
Little blue heron Brian38 1 2 Little blue heron
Black-necked stilt Brian38 4 0 Black-necked stilt
Tricolored heron with prey Brian38 2 0 Tricolored heron with prey
Snowy egret Brian38 2 0 Snowy egret
Laughing Gull Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 1 0 Laughing Gull
Least Tern Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 1 0 Least Tern
Willet Brian38 1 0 Willet
White-rumped sandpiper Brian38 2 0 White-rumped sandpiper
Black-necked stilt Brian38 4 0 Black-necked stilt
Piping plover Brian38 4 0 Piping plover
Common gallinule Brian38 1 0 Common gallinule
Belted kingfisher (female) Brian38 1 0 Belted kingfisher (female)
American avocet Brian38 2 1 American avocet
Green heron Brian38 7 2 Green heron
Little blue heron Brian38 3 0 Little blue heron
Willet Brian38 4 2 Willet
Royal Tern Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 2 0 Royal Tern
Sandwich Tern Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 1 0 Sandwich Tern
Spotting Dawn D. Lopez Garanzuay 0 2 Spotting
Brown pelican Brian38 5 3 Brown pelican
Brown pelican (juveniles) Brian38 1 0 Brown pelican (juveniles)
American Oystercatcher Machi 1 0 American Oystercatcher
Brown Pelican Machi 2 0 Brown Pelican
Dunlin and Sanderling Brian38 3 0 Dunlin and Sanderling
Double-crested cormorant Brian38 2 0 Double-crested cormorant
Forster's Tern Brian38 3 0 Forster's Tern
Great blue heron Brian38 5 2 Great blue heron
Royal tern Brian38 5 0 Royal tern
Forster's Tern Brian38 2 0 Forster's Tern
Black-bellied plover Brian38 2 2 Black-bellied plover
Forster's Tern Brian38 1 0 Forster's Tern
Great blue heron Brian38 1 0 Great blue heron
Great blue heron Brian38 3 2 Great blue heron
Red-breasted Merganser (male) Brian38 3 0 Red-breasted Merganser (male)
Ruddy turnstone (bathing) Brian38 1 0 Ruddy turnstone (bathing)
Spotted sandpiper Brian38 1 0 Spotted sandpiper
Sanderling Brian38 3 0 Sanderling
Willet Brian38 1 0 Willet
Bonaparte's gull Brian38 1 0 Bonaparte's gull
Belted kingfisher (male) Brian38 1 0 Belted kingfisher (male)
Snowy egret Brian38 1 0 Snowy egret

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