Sarah Linney and I witnessed a somewhat uncommon sight at the Cape today.
Not one, not two, but 8 Magnificent Frigatebirds. 2 were seen together
flying overhead. About an hour later, a group of 6 were circling overhead. A
good number considering the calm weather.
Also seen during the course of the day were:
1 Bald Eagle
1 Peregrine Falcon
1 American Kestrel
plenty of Palm Warblers and Gray Catbirds.
Oh yeah, and lots of Florida Scrub-Jays!
I headed over to Canaveral National Seashore for a look on the beach.
4 Red KNots
2 Short-billed Dowitchers
10+ Black-bellied Plovers
3 Forster's Terns
40+ Sanderlings and Ruddy Turnstones
Did scan the causeway as I was leaving the Cape, could not relocate the
American Golden Plover today.
See you out there!
Thomas J. Dunkerton
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