One immature (1985-11) photographed between Holly Beach and Johnson's Bayou, Cameron Parish, from 27 April to 12 May 1985 (Kenneth V. Rosenberg*, Paul M. McKenzie, Robert D. Purrington; David Bruce Crider, et al).
One molting from first basic to first alternate plumage (1994-24) from 26-27 Apr. 1994, Cameron: W of
(town of) Holly Beach; Jim Holmes (ph), Marcus Roening, John A. Gerwin, Paul E. Conover (ph only)
(FN 48 (3):308; LOS159).
Video still and video by Gary Broussard
One in definitive alternate plumage (1996-75) on 6 Apr. 1996, Cameron: W of (town of) Holly Beach; Joseph P. Kleiman (ph).
One adult in basic plumage (1999-037) on 25 March 1999, Cameron: Holly Beach, 2-3 mi. W of town of Holly Beach; Robby J. Bacon.
One (2000-11) in first basic plumage on 29 Apr 2000, Cameron: Cameron, sewage oxidation ponds on East Jetty Road; B. Mac Myers III (ph) and Phillip Wallace (ph); NAB 54(3): 292.
One in 1st basic plumage (2005-14) on 19 Feb 2005, Vermilion: 1 mi. E of Hwy. 35 on Gladu Road; Donna L. Dittmann (ph) and Steven W. Cardiff; NAB59(2):280.
One first cycle (2007-24) on 31 March 2007, Cameron: East Jetty Beach, approximately 2 mi. S Cameron;
Devin Bosler and
Sketch by Justin Bosler
One adult in basic plumage (2008-51) on 5 January 2008, Cameron: Cameron, Calcasieu ship channel; Matthew Pontiff
Photos by Matt Pontiff
One adult in basic plumage (2009-01) from 24-31 January 2009, Jackson: Womack, Caney Creek Reservoir, approximately 5.5 mi. SSW Chatham, 32.2257oN, 92.4904oW;
B. Mac Myers III,
Photo by John Sevenair
One in first basic plumage (2011-013) from 12 April-31 May 2011,
Cameron: various locations along Calcasieu
Ship Channel/Davis Road, S of Cameron;
Robert D. Purrington
(photos only), and Dave Patton
(photos only, see
North American Birds
Photos by R. Dan Purrington and Kevin Leigh
One (2014-038) on 5 April 2014, Cameron: about 2 mi. W town of Holly Beach;
Paul E. Conover
Photo by Paul Conover