Date: 5/15/19 11:39 am
From: Allen Gathman <agathman...>
Subject: Fulvous Whistling Ducks — NO
I spent an hour at Whipple Pond starting about 9:30 this morning, but came
up empty on FUWD.

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 4:48 PM Tim Kavan <tkavan_76...> wrote:

> I was informed of 4 Fulvous Whistling Ducks on Whipple pond in Charleston,
> MO late this morning. When I arrived at noon they were all present along
> with 5 pair of Canada geese (all with goslings). I just received another
> report from Mark Haas as of 4:45 pm and the birds are still present.
> Thought i'd share with MOBIRDS....
> FYI the Birds are skittish and will fly when approached by vehicle. They
> will circle the pond and land on the side without disturbance. They act
> like they want to associate with the Canada geese in and around the flooded
> cypress bank.
>
> checklist attached (with photos)
>
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> *** Species Summary:
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> Fulvous Whistling-Duck (1 Mississippi)
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> Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) (4)
> - Reported May 14, 2019 12:54 by Tim Kavan
> - Whipple pond, Mississippi, Missouri
> - Map:
> http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&t=p&z=13&q=36.904504,-89.346826&ll=36.904504,-89.346826
> - Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S56274682
> - Media: 2 Photos
> - Comments: "Notified by the local game warden of their presence around 11
> am. I arrived at 12:50 to observe them through binocs then watched as the
> flew off big Buffy duck with long legs and whistled as they flew off."
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