Date: 10/29/19 6:23 pm
From: Gus Keri <guskeri...>
Subject: Re:[nysbirds-l] Ash-throated Flycatcher
Sorry for repeating the link.
The photos are here:
https://ebird.org/checklist/S61008001

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---- On Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:13:48 -0400 Gus Keri <guskeri...> wrote ----
> Hi everyone,
> I just want to clear the misunderstanding about yesterday's Sighting of Ash-throated Flycatcher in Shore Road Park of Brooklyn. The bird was neither found nor ID'ed by myself.
> It was spoted initially by another birder who pointed the bird to me (we were birding together) and we both missed the ID.
> We thought of few possibilities including Eastern or Western Kingbird and we decided to go with Great-crested Flycatcher althought the bird looked slightly and behaved differently. We didn't think of the possibility of Ash-Throated Flycatcher which it would've been my second ever sighting of this species and probably his life bird (I am not sure on that).
> The credit of correct ID goes to two other birders who saw the photos and the video I made and sent me emails, almost semultaniously, raising the possibility of this species.
>
> I don't mind getting the credit for getting good photos and videos of the bird though. LOL
>
> You can watch the video here:
> https://twitter.com/BirdBrklyn/status/1189158476167237633
> And see the photos here:
> https://twitter.com/BirdBrklyn/status/1189158476167237633
>
> Unfortunately, the bird was not seen again in the same park.
> Gus
>


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