Date: 2/14/17 7:24 am
From: Josh Southern (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Wood Thrush - Santee Coastal Reserve, SC AND KISKADEE
Kent et al.,

The folks that reported the Veery are from England and surely misidentified
a Hermit Thrush. They also reported a Yellow-throated Vireo at Prairie
Ridge Ecostation a few days ago and have since retracted it.

Josh

On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:05 AM, Kent Fiala <carolinabirds...> wrote:

> A quick check of the CBC photo gallery at https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.carolinabirdclub&d=DwIFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=yKhUwdxuid0X70pCbTMxJhzTe8aahGup9uzyyhuJ9Mk&s=i7oBOsBruN3Iu8ZA2B4Pke9pTDLWUyBtx_Zl3ziFffM&e= .
> org/gallery/
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.carolinabirdclub.org_gallery_&d=DwMFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=MtBWWqYW6qdA5JnMywHfQ03Gpp7-pIAHX8lD0zO03mI&s=7ZK8E19eYjY86jtT1u0J7wP3-hADCFZaRhsqs9j1LkE&e=>
> shows that photos of the Wood Thrush have been posted; also that the finder
> of the Great Kiskadee has posted her photos (although of course more would
> be welcome).
>
> I might also note that a Veery has been eBirded in Raleigh. I'm dubious
> but if anyone is in the area it might be desirable to check it out.
>
> Kent Fiala
>
> On 2/14/2017 9:41 AM, Christopher Hill wrote:
>
> As a member of the SC Bird Records Committee, I’ll just chime in with
> agreement with Harry about the desirability of having documentation for the
> Wood Thrush. Wintering spotted thrushes other than Hermit are so often
> mis-reported (that is, so many “Swainson’s” in winter are actually
> misidentified Hermits) that it is very difficult to know the true winter
> status of those birds. Irvin Pitts submitted a report, with photographs,
> of an actual wintering Swainson’s in South Carolina a couple years back
> (Thanks, Irvin!), and it is really valuable to have that solid
> documentation on the books.
>
> BRC reporting form here if you want to go that route: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www&d=DwIFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=yKhUwdxuid0X70pCbTMxJhzTe8aahGup9uzyyhuJ9Mk&s=eKxuZButOnZ0z_rNACp4aY1HZlE6Nrqg2PYodILK5m8&e= .
> carolinabirdclub.org/brc/rare_bird/
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.carolinabirdclub.org_brc_rare-5Fbird_&d=DwMGaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=YfYmyK5jx_TLujevbAaZt04mjYYKPxUYbnodxyG0zW8&s=5JVktetS8IMMziyfkEtfXZMeW8xOXfqETG1pIxFgVcw&e=>
>
>
> While I’m at it, the SC BRC has received one report on the Kiskadee (thank
> you Steve!) but NOT yet one that includes photographs, since that observer
> did not get any. The finder had some initial difficulty filing a report,
> and did not ever come back to do it. So if you have photographs and would
> file a report at that link above, the SCBRC would appreciate it. I’ve filed
> away some of the photos from the original observer, but we would rather
> have observer-submitted photos accompanying a report, with details laid
> down for posterity. (Note that if you put any photos on the CBC gallery
> it’s easy to just mention that in the report and we’ll go get them).
>
> Thanks to Paul Serridge, who inquired about whether the committee desired
> a Wood Thrush report and prompted me to address this.
>
> Chris Hill
> Conway, SC
>
> On Feb 13, 2017, at 9:47 AM, Harry LeGrand <carolinabirds...> wrote:
>
> I don't yet see a photo on the CBC Photo Gallery or on the 3 eBird reports
> of Wood Thrush on the Sightings on the CBC web pages. Are photos online
> somewhere else? Editors would want or need photos of any
> "spotted" thrushes (other than Hermit) during the winter months for
> acceptance.
>
> Jeff --can you or others upload one or more photos to the CBC Photo
> Gallery (or attach them to an eBird report) to document this highly unusual
> report?
>
> Harry LeGrand
> Raleigh; former Chat Briefs editor
>
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 12, 2017 at 11:30 PM, "Jeff Click" <carolinabirds...>
> wrote:
>
>> Several birders with the Greenville County Bird Club saw and photographed
>> a very off-season Wood Thrush at Santee Coastal Reserve Wildlife Management
>> Area in Charleston County, SC. The bird was behind the office, at the
>> end of Santee Gun Club Road, before the gate that leads to the Cape Trail.
>>
>> It’s no Kiskadee, but a very unexpected sighting for winter.
>>
>> Jeff Click
>> Easley, SC
>>
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