Date: 5/16/18 7:52 pm
From: Jay V Huner <jvh0660...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] [EXTERNAL] Re: [LABIRD-L] Mississippi Kite Question
Pursuant to this question about the abundance and arrival of Mississippi Kites, has anyone bothered to see what past ebird data show (not shows as data is plural) and see what data have accumulated so far this spring?

Jay Huner

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jon Wise" <Wise...>
To: <LABIRD-L...>
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 9:43:46 PM
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] [EXTERNAL] Re: [LABIRD-L] Mississippi Kite Question

For what it’s worth, while I was golfing in Audubon Park last week, I saw 12-15 birds circling and in some cases diving over the fairways. So they seem to be all over the New Orleans metro area now.

Jon W. Wise

> On May 16, 2018, at 8:59 PM, Nancy L Newfield <nancy...> wrote:
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> This Message originated outside of Chaffe McCall's system.
>
> Thanks, Glenn. My perception is the same as yours. On my way home from
> the gym at Elmwood this afternoon, I saw 15 to 20 aloft, mostly along
> Airline Highway. Maybe not quite as many as I observed along the same
> route last year, but a seemingly healthy number.
>
> Nan
>
>> On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 8:38 PM, glenn ousset <gousset...> wrote:
>>
>> I feel that I am so far seeing fewer than usual in Chalmette and Arabi
>> and around the Audubon La Nature Center on my urban surveys. I am seeing
>> sufficient numbers that I am still hoping that this may be an effect of
>> late arrival and/or nesting activity.
>>
>> Glenn Ousset
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:55 PM, Nancy L Newfield <nancy...>
>> wrote:
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>>
>> LABIRDers,
>>
>> Last week or so, there was a query about Mississippi Kites nesting in
>> urban/suburban areas. I responded that they nest in my neighborhood and I
>> am seeing 2 or 3 daily. However, driving around Metairie, I am not sure
>> that I am seeing as many as in previous years.
>>
>> It seemed that they arrived later than usual. Maybe I am just remembering
>> July and August when young are on the wing. I would like to hear other
>> folks's take on this.
>>
>> Please post to the list so all can benefit from your opinions.
>>
>> Nan
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>> Nancy L Newfield
>> Casa Colibrí
>> Metairie, Louisiana USA
>> <nancy...>
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> Nancy L Newfield
> Casa Colibrí
> Metairie, Louisiana USA
> <nancy...>
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