Jamaica Bay shorebird monitoring

All sites (Plum Beach, Bay Dunes, JBWR, Big Egg, Dubos Point)

2011:
Sample visits: 48
Dates covered: April 10th – June 23rd
Total shorebirds counted: 6,162
Birds counted per sample visit: 128
Total species seen: 21
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (2,157; 35% of total seen)

2010:
Sample visits: 45
Dates covered: April 4th – June 20th
Total shorebirds counted: 11,441
Birds counted per sample visit: 254
Total species seen: 19
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (6,305; 55% of total seen)

2009:
Sample visits: 35
Dates covered: April 18th – June 19th
Total shorebirds counted: 28,942
Birds counted per sample visit: 1,196
Total species seen: 19
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (10,243; 35% of total seen)

Plum Beach

2011:
Sample visits: 12
Dates covered: April 17th – June 18th
Total shorebirds counted: 1,324
Birds counted per sample visit: 110
Most abundant species: Sanderling (900; 68% of total seen)

2010:
Sample visits: 13
Dates covered: April 4th – June 10th
Total shorebirds counted: 1,522
Birds counted per sample visit: 117
Most abundant species: Sanderling (934; 61% of total seen)

2009:
Sample visits: 14
Dates covered: April 18th – June 19th
Total shorebirds counted: 7,993
Birds counted per sample visit: 571
Most abundant species: Sanderling (6,131; 77% of total seen)

JBWR

2011:
Sample visits: 21
Dates covered: April 19th – June 23rd
Total shorebirds counted: 3,578
Birds counted per sample visit: 170
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (1,192; 33% of total)

2010:
Sample visits: 17
Dates covered: May 1st – June 20th
Total shorebirds counted: 5,361
Birds counted per sample visit: 315
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (3,355; 63% of total)

2009:
Sample visits: 5
Dates covered: May 1st – June 7th
Total shorebirds counted: 2,828
Birds counted per sample visit: 566
Most abundant species: Semi-palmated Sandpiper (2,100; 74% of total)

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