Louisiana Rare Bird Alert
Tuesday, 28 March 2000
 
After a hiatus where there were no rare birds being seen and my being out of town, Iíve posted a new rare bird alert. This is the transcript of the rare bird alert that I recorded tonight. (834-2473 in New Orleans or 877-834-2473 for toll free access) Please let me know if I have left out any significant sightings or if you have more details for the sightings in this report. Send an Email to me at lehmane@gateway.net.
 
Birds reported
 
Crested Caracara
Fulvous Whistling Duck
American Golden Plover
Pectoral Sandpiper
Stilt Sandpiper
Cave Swallow
Shiny Cowbird
Yellow-headed Blackbird
 
This is the Louisiana Rare bird alert dated Monday, March 27th. This alert is sponsored by the Louisiana Ornithological Society and the Orleans Audubon Society.
 
Cave Swallows have been reported nesting near Sabine Pass.
 
A Crested Caracara was seen on Faubacher Road in Cameron parish.
 
American Golden Plovers and Pectoral Sandpipers have been reported in Caddo Parish.
 
A large flock of Fulvous Whistling Ducks was reported South of Crowley 3.0 miles West of Highway 13 on Airport Road.
 
Yellow-headed Blackbirds have been seen associating with Red-winged Blackbirds and Brown-headed Cowbirds about 1Ĺ miles North of Bunkie in Rapides parish.
 
Golden Plovers, Pectoral Sandpipers, Stilt Sandpipers, and Shiny Cowbirds have been reported at Port Fourchon and Grand Isle.
Compiler:Lee Ellis
RBA Phone #: 834-2473 in New Orleans
Toll Free #: 877-834-2473
Email address: lehmane@gateway.net.

Lark Bunting by David J. L'Hoste
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