Audubon Coastal Bird Survey-Harrison County - Menge Ave-Seal Ave, Pass Christian, MS
Menge Ave-Seal Ave, Pass Christian
Audubon Coastal Bird Survey (ACBS) 2016
Join Audubon volunteers and staff to count and document coastal bird species. This survey pulse gauges the health of coastal bird populations and provides valuable data for addressing the conservation needs of coastal waterbirds that breed, migrate and winter along the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Dates: See below
Duration: 1.5 hours
Site Type: Mainland Beach
Site Description: The Pass Christian site frequently has plovers, reddish egrets, great blue herons, and pelicans. When the tide is low, large groups of other species are often seen. Busy Highway 90 restricts most of the bird observations to the beach or water, but sometimes you may see raptors, grackles, starlings, or mockingbirds perched on live oaks.
Meeting location: The east side of Pass Christian Harbor, across Highway 90 from Cat Island Coffee House (near intersection of Hwy 90 and Davis Ave.).
Survey Transect:This transect is 1 mile long. The west end is at the Davis Ave/Highway 90 intersection. The east end is at the Hackett Lane/Highway 90 intersection.
Transect GPS Coordinates: (Start) 30.315072N 89.241240W, (Stop) 30.321361N 89.225194W
If you have questions about meeting time or location, please contact ACBS Site Coordinator, Dave Reed at (985) 788-0536 or email@example.com. Time is subject to change, depending on weather conditions. Please contact Dave to confirm time.
To learn more about the Audubon Coastal Bird Survey, visit our website at https://www.audubon.org/content/audubon-coastal-bird-survey