Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By David Yates
Submitted By David Yates
Collection Date August 13, 2018
Observer Arrival Time 9:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 4:00 PM
Vouchers Observation Notes


Name Sloat pond
Notes Fresh water Pond behind house, about 1/3 acre wetland with heavy cat tails surrounded by trees on three sides. Pond is shallow and occasionally gets down to moist mud. South of this is saltwater sound and then the ocean.
Latitude 30.42403 N
Longitude 86.61030 W
Elevation 4 meters


Precipitation Scattered Clouds
Cloud Cover 10 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction Southeast
Temperature 29 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 0 m
Maximum Height 7 m
Behavior Description numbers started arriving the 13th and are still arriving as of today the 14th. Before this only a few had come in in the weeks before
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Multiple
Flight Direction
Observed Behaviors patrolling

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Wandering Glider Medium 2 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa few others, perhaps pond hawks or/ gliders

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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