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) > > ________________________________________ > From: <ebird-alert...> <ebird-alert...> > Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1:37 PM > Subject: [eBird Alert] Missouri Rare Bird Alert <hourly> > > *** Species Summary: > > Fulvous Whistling-Duck (1 Mississippi) > > --------------------------------------------- > Thank you for subscribing to the <hourly> Missouri Rare Bird Alert.The > report below shows observations of rare birds in Missouri. View or > unsubscribe to this alert at https://ebird.org/alert/summary?sid=SN35666 > NOTE: all sightings are UNCONFIRMED unless indicated > > 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." > > *********** > > You received this message because you are subscribed to eBird's Missouri > Rare Bird Alert > > Manage your eBird alert subscriptions: > https://ebird.org/alerts > > ------------------------------ > *The Audubon Society of Missouri's Wild Bird Discussion Forum* > Archives <https://po.missouri.edu/archives/mobirds-l.html> / Subscription > options <https://po.missouri.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=mobirds-l&A=1> / ASM > Website <http://mobirds.org> / Email the list owners > <mobirds-l-request...> > > ABA Birding Code of Ethics <http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html> > > ASM Spring Meeting: May 3-5, 2019 at Bunker Hill Retreat near Mountain > View, MO Details and Online Registration > <http://www.mobirds.org/ASM/Meetings.aspx> >