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 lehmane@gateway.net.
Birds reported:
  • Eared Grebe
  • Cave Swallow
  • Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
  • American Golden Plover
  • Pectoral Sandpiper
  • Black-bellied Whistling Duck
  • Tropical Kingbird
  • Black-throated Grey Warbler
  • Lesser Black-backed Gull
  • Stilt Sandpiper
  • Shiny Cowbird
  • Lark Sparrow
This is the Louisiana Rare bird alert dated Monday, April 10th. This alert is sponsored by the Louisiana Ornithological Society and the Orleans Audubon Society.
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.
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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