Date: 11/9/17 8:20 am
From: Ted Floyd <tfloyd...>
Subject: Re: [nfc-l] Gray-cheeked thrush?
Hey, all.

Here's a little ditty, posted this morning to The ABA Blog, on Debbie
Leick's Gray-cheeked Thrush in Montana, USA. Also, the broader story of the
online version of Flight Calls of Migratory Birds. Here:

http://blog.aba.org/2017/11/nocturnal-flight-calls-online.html

Ted Floyd
Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado, USA

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On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 7:09 PM, Kenneth V. Rosenberg <kvr2...>
wrote:

> Pretty definitely a Gray-cheeked Thrush. I just heard many in PanamΓ‘ after
> hearing them in NY earlier in the fall. Will be interesting to see how this
> is treated by the records Committees.
>
> Ken
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> On Nov 8, 2017, at 7:08 PM, Ted Floyd <tfloyd...> wrote:
>
> Sure looks (and sounds) like it to me. I think you can even rule out
> Bicknell's, haha.
>
> As you say, it is exciting. This brings up something I've been meaning to
> propose: Given how many Gray-cheeked and Swainson's thrushes are actually
> seen in Britain, it occurs to me that it might be cool to put up a detector
> on the Isles of Scilly pointing out toward the ocean. Especially near a
> light, if there is one. We all know the truism that you can hear more
> Gray-cheeks in an hour than you might see in a lifetime. If that applies to
> thrushes excitedly approaching the British Isles, imagine how many thrushes
> you might detect that way.
>
> Best, --Ted
>
> Ted Floyd
> Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado
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> On Wed, Nov 8, 2017 at 3:09 PM, Debbie Leick <dleick...> wrote:
>
>> Hey folks,
>> Could this be anything other than a Gray-cheeked Thrush? We get many
>> Swainson's Thrush but this is so different. Recorded in Victor, MT,
>> 9/14/17, ~5:45am. It would be a first for us since we began monitoring in
>> 2012. Also, I could not find any records of GCTH west of the Montana
>> continental divide in either eBird or the MT Natural Heritage Program
>> database. So if it is, a very exciting record for us!
>> Thanks in advance for any guidance!
>> Debbie
>>
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