Date: 12/29/20 7:14 am
From: Dead Cypress Photography <deadcypressphotography...>
Subject: Re: [LABIRD-L] --- no longer in use
The new group is here

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On December 29, 2020 8:57:00 AM John P Valentik <jpatvalentik...> wrote:
> Seconded
> J Pat Valentik
> Huntsville, AR 72740
> 479 981 0901
> On Tue, Dec 29, 2020, 8:01 AM Lisa Monrose <lisa.monrose...> wrote:
> Yes, I’d like to know how to join the new group as well.
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Dec 26, 2020, at 5:03 PM, Laurie Baker <lolabell.102360...> wrote:
>> How do I join the Google group?
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Dec 26, 2020, at 4:09 PM, James V Remsen <najames...> wrote:
>>> Those of you still using LABIRD-L — as announced many months ago, this
>>> listserv is being discontinued, and the only reason we haven’t pulled the
>>> plug is that we are trying to extract archives. Paul Conover is now
>>> managing the new LABIRD Google groups list, which allows one to post photos
>>> etc. Meanwhile, if you’re not subscribed to the new list, you’ve missed
>>> several months of LABIRD posts.
>>> ===================
>>> Dr. J. V. Remsen
>>> Emeritus Prof. of Natural Science and Curator of Birds
>>> Museum of Natural Science/Dept. Biological Sciences
>>> LSU, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
>>> najames<at>
>>>>> On Dec 25, 2020, at 10:07 PM, Aelita J Pinter <apinter...> wrote:
>>>> Beth, a few years ago I had a dickcissel spend the entire winter. The
>>>> scenario was very much like yours - it was with a large flock of house
>>>> sparrows, came to the feeders every day.
>>>> Lita Pinter
>>>> New Orleans (Broadmoor)
>>>> From: Bulletin Board for Dissemination of Information on Louisiana Birds
>>>> <LABIRD-L...> on behalf of Elizabeth Wiggins
>>>> <000001a37a8a60cf-dmarc-request...>
>>>> Sent: Friday, December 25, 2020 9:48 PM
>>>> To: <LABIRD-L...> <LABIRD-L...>
>>>> Subject: [LABIRD-L] New Yard Bird
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>>>> Merry Christmas! I haven’t been able to do much backyard watching this
>>>> month but on Dec 15, I looked out the back door at a hoard of House
>>>> Sparrows on my feeders and one looked “suspicious”. I grabbed the camera
>>>> and fired off a few shots before the group got spooked and they all
>>>> disappeared. I kind of forgot about it for a few days and then decided to
>>>> download the pics and take a better look. The “suspect” was my first ever
>>>> backyard Dickcissel - species #148 for the yard. I caught it again at the
>>>> feeders yesterday and today, and this afternoon it joined a handful of
>>>> sparrows in the front yard for some better shots. This evening I was
>>>> editing the photos and it occurred to me to find out more about the bird
>>>> and I noted that its summer range is in the US but apparently it winters
>>>> south of the border. I consulted LABIRD posts this Fall/Winter so far and
>>>> saw no mention of any, so I checked Dan Purrington’s “The Birds of
>>>> Southeast Louisiana” and, indeed, it is not a normal winterer. Long way of
>>>> saying that I guessed it was worth mentioning…. Pics at
>>>> Beth Wiggins
>>>> Metairie, LA
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