Louisiana Rare Bird Alert
Monday, 10 April 2000
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 email@example.com.
Cave Swallows continued to be reported nesting near Sabine Pass. Eared Grebes have been seen in the river at the nesting site.
Scissor-tailed Flycatchers were reported in Sabine Woods.
Scissor-tailed Flycatchers, American Golden Plovers and Pectoral Sandpipers have been reported in borrow pits just off of I-49 near Powhatan.
A large flock of Black-bellied Whistling Ducks was reported 4 miles South of Elton along highway 395.
American Golden Plovers, Pectoral Sandpipers, Stilt Sandpipers, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Black-throated Grey warbler, and Shiny Cowbirds have been reported at Port Fourchon and Grand Isle. Also a Tropical Kingbird was seen on Grand Isle on Lumcon Road.
A Lark Sparrow was reported near the London Avenue Canal at the Lakefront in New Orleans.