Date: 2/14/17 7:26 am
From: Kent Fiala (via carolinabirds Mailing List) <carolinabirds...>
Subject: Re: Wood Thrush - Santee Coastal Reserve, SC AND KISKADEE
Yes, I'm aware. I was the one who straightened them out on the
"Yellow-throated Vireo". Their description of Veery sounds good, but I
just don't believe it.

Kent Fiala

On 2/14/2017 10:23 AM, Josh Southern wrote:
> 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...>
> <mailto:<carolinabirds...>> wrote:
>
> A quick check of the CBC photo gallery at
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.carolinabirdclub.org_gallery_&d=DwIFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=9Htu8AFZRFdWqGYw33YF0CU3GFcOiZQd1GM0qFcA9Lc&s=UMFTiV-m8WCENW55nVwA44_uj3EltnRka3xcpEjX3qY&e=
> <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.carolinabirdclub.org_brc_rare-5Fbird_&d=DwIFaQ&c=imBPVzF25OnBgGmVOlcsiEgHoG1i6YHLR0Sj_gZ4adc&r=ymRCw6Q-sBitug_rdeO1Tokz-I_SX2LQN2_Ocvlal9U&m=9Htu8AFZRFdWqGYw33YF0CU3GFcOiZQd1GM0qFcA9Lc&s=5rdDNZANMMOoR2rzAWKeMwmeDyClhjc61UnbHVSfNgU&e=
>> <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...> <mailto:<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...> <mailto:<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 wasbehind 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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