Friday, February 4, 2011

The Near Georgia Report* - Friday Weekly Summary - 2/4/11

The Near Georgia Report* - Friday Weekly Summary - 2/4/11
29 January - 4 February, species reported by NGR post date and state:

Snow Bunting - 2/4 - NC
Iceland Gull - 2/4 - FL
Common Eider - 2/4 - NC
WESTERN GREBE - 2/4 - NC
BLACK-HEADED GULL - 2/4 - NC
LITTLE GULL - 2/4 - NC
CALIFORNIA GULL - 2/4 - NC
Nelson's Gull - 2/4 - NC
Iceland Gull - 2/4 - NC
DOVEKIE - 2/4 - NC
BLACK-HEADED GULL - 2/4 - NC
Snow Bunting - 2/4 - SC
DOVEKIE - 2/4 - SC
Iceland Gull - 2/4 - NC
BLACK-HEADED GULL - 2/4 - NC
Red-necked Phalarope - 2/4 - SC
Red Phalarope - 2/4 - SC
COMMON MURRE - 2/4 - SC
Razorbill - 2/4 - SC
Sooty Shearwater - 2/4 - NC
Manx Shearwater - 2/4 - NC
LITTLE GULL - 2/4 - NC
DOVEKIE - 2/4 - NC
COMMON MURRE - 2/4 - NC
Razorbill - 2/4 - NC
ATLANTIC PUFFIN - 2/4 - NC
GREAT SKUA - 2/4 - NC
DOVEKIE - 2/4 - NC
Razorbill - 2/4 - NC
ATLANTIC PUFFIN - 2/4 - NC
Manx Shearweater - 2/4 - NC
Red Phalarope - 2/4 - NC
Black-legged Kittiwake - 2/4 - NC
LITTLE GULL - 2/4 - NC
Rough-legged Hawk - 2/4 - MS
Red-tailed Hawk (Krider's) - 2/4 - FL
Iceland Gull - 2/4 - FL
Rough-legged Hawk - 2/3 - FL
Ash-throated Flycatcher - 2/3 - FL
Glaucous Gull - 2/3 - FL
Thayer's Gull - 2/3 - FL
White-faced Ibis - 2/3 - FL
DOVEKIE - 1/30 - NC
Razorbill - 1/30 - NC
Cackling Goose - 1/30 - TN
Great Cormorant - 1/30 - FL

Friday Weekly Summary Posts provide a weekly update, and let you know, even if there are no NGR birds reported in a given week, that The NGR is alive, well, and still on the job! NGR weeks always start on Saturdays! :^)

THIS WEEK'S NOTES AND HIGHLIGHTS:

Current NGR RBA MODE: CASUAL
See Modus Operandi section for mode descriptions.

FL - Great Cormorant and Rough-legged Hawk
MS - Rough-legged Hawk
NC - Tremendous coastal and pelagic activity: 5 WESTERN GREBES all seen together, 3 BLACK-HEADED GULL and 3 LITTLE GULL reports, a CALIFORNIA GULL, a "Nelson's Gull", and a GREAT SKUA! Many DOVEKIE sightings including a new state high count of 643+, a COMMON MURRE, and a couple of ATLANTIC PUFFIN reports!
SC - An ONSHORE DOVEKIE and a COMMON MURRE, and a new state high count for Razorbills

Good Near Georgia Birding!

Mark

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