Date: 2/10/17 1:49 pm
From: Jack Rogers <jack...>
Subject: Re: Great Kiskadee Bear Island
A bit of a stretch to say "riddled" considering I only said Bahamas when I
meant Bermuda...But whatever. Especially since that is the only
"misinformation"?

On Fri, Feb 10, 2017, 4:43 PM Nate Dias <carolinabirds...> wrote:

> Jack's post was riddled with misinformation. Probably just the result of
> a quick eBird / Internet search.
>
> A search of the literature would reveal that the Great Kiskadee sightings
> in BERMUDA (not the Bahamas) derived from introduced birds - not natural
> vagrants.
>
> And according to the Texas Breeding Bird Atlas: long-distance vagrancy
> among Great Kiskadees is rare and they deem sightings from New Jersey,
> Florida, California, etc. to be escaped birds - not wild vagrants.
>
> So questions of provenance would seem to hang over this Bear Island bird.
>
> Nathan Dias - Charleston, SC
>
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 10:00 PM, Jack Rogers <jack...> wrote:
> > An amazing sighting indeed! Hope that this bird is refound. Of course,
> > found right before I have to go out of town...
> > However, it is not the most northerly sighting of this species. That
> would
> > belong to a 2015 bird that showed up (overwintered, as I remember) in
> Volga,
> > South Dakota. Other "Northerly" records include North-Central Kansas,
> > Southwestern Colorado, and Oklahoma. This would, however, be a first for
> > the Atlantic coast, as far as I know, and the easterly most record of the
> > species in the US (regular on the Bahamas). Currently, the most easterly
> > record is from the New Orleans area.
> > Amazing bird! Hope it sticks!!
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 9:52 PM, Will Cook <cwcook...>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> Note, that's Bear Island, South Carolina, not Bear Island, North
> Carolina
> >> - please remember to include state in sightings reports.
> >>
> >> This would be an amazing record to confirm - most northerly sighting
> ever?
> >>
> >> Here's a link to the Carolina Birders facebook group (you may need to
> sign
> >> in to see it):
> >>
> >>
> >>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.facebook.com_groups_carolinabirders_&d=DwIC-g&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=Ta1D9xKOrw3OUbQRX27gxyemu2csrnnSgqn_mmKrX6s&s=JyklXkd6_yOeIRzwWfA1_-Z3O-_NgVoFs7tXoP4-jMo&e=
> >>
> >> On 2/9/2017 9:40 PM, L Stacey (via carolinabirds Mailing List) wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> A picture was posted on Facebook this evening of a Great Kiskadee from
> >>> Bear Island. I have shared the post to the Carolina Birders page. I
> have no
> >>> location details but the bird was seen today according to the post.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Lois Stacey
> >>> North Augusta, SC
> >>>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Will Cook - Durham, NC
> >>
> >>
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.carolinanature.com&d=DwIC-g&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=Ta1D9xKOrw3OUbQRX27gxyemu2csrnnSgqn_mmKrX6s&s=r9z8lEgn2yhf-NcyzMElLlbdd0-5tf93TspmNO8uDNU&e=
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Jack Rogers
> > Mt Pleasant, SC
> > My Flickr page
>
--

Jack Rogers
Mt Pleasant, SC

 
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