Observation Details

General Observation Information

Observed By David Yates
Submitted By David Yates
Collection Date August 12, 2019
Observer Arrival Time 9:00 AM
Observer Departure Time 12:00 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 20 %
Wind Speed Light
Wind Direction Southeast
Temperature 33 °C

Flight Behavior

Minimum Height 0 m
Maximum Height 4 m
Behavior Description large group arrived over several days and are having a great time
Proportion Observed Some
Flight Type Multiple
Flight Direction
Observed Behaviors perching

Observed Taxa


Identification Confidence

Percentage of Flight

Saddlebags High 1 %

Coincident Taxa

Description of Coincident Taxa The few red saddlebags around have been here for a week or so.

Point Counts

Point counts were not provided
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