Date: 12/24/20 9:01 am
From: Jane Patterson <seejanebird...>
Subject: Re: [labird] vermillion flycatcher on Ben Hur Road, Baton Rouge
I saw on Facebook yesterday that when someone went to see him, a student
worker came out and asked them why all these people kept coming by to take
photos of the fence 😆

Great Christmas bird!

Merry Christmas, birders!

—Jane Patterson

On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 9:49 AM <bgug...> wrote:

> Yesterday, I got word of a male Vermillion flycatcher on Ben Hur Road at
> the Termite Building. My daughter, Katherine, and I went around 4:30 and,
> sure enough, it was perched on the cyclone fence to the left of the
> building. It did the usual flycatcher movements, fluttering up and down to
> the same spot on the fence. We heard and observed a kestrel nearby. It
> circled and landed close to the flycatcher's perch. But when we looked for
> the flycatcher again, it had disappeared, hopefully hiding from the
> kestrel. i managed to take some decent pictures with my scope and cell
> phone.

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