Date: 1/4/21 12:28 pm From: Jane Patterson <seejanebird...> Subject: Re: [labird] WEKI, VEFL and possible TRKI near Port Manchac in Tangipahoa parish
And there's an adult male Vermilion flycatcher south of Pass Manchac on the St. JohnTB parish side. He was hanging out near the Bait Alley sign.
On Sun, Jan 3, 2021 at 5:21 PM Jane Patterson via groups.io <seejanebird= <gmail.com...> wrote:
> On a whim, I went to check for possible vagrant flycatchers near Pass > Manchac this afternoon. They seem to like that location for some reason. > And, voila! there they were. Found one Western Kingbird, a female-type > Vermillion flycatcher and a possible Tropical Kingbird. I entered it as a > TRKI/COKI until I can (hopefully) get a voice recording. I played TRKI call > on phone and bird reacted, but not as expected. It *immediately* dove into > a shrub. I am pretty sure I heard it call at that point but I couldn't see > the bird to verify its mouth was moving :) > > All 3 birds are near the front of the Port Manchac facility on hwy 51 > north of Middendorfs, sometimes on the wires, sometimes on the lower > vegetation between road and tracks, sometimes in the tallow trees in back. > Scope suggested. > > Photos attached. Other photos on ebird checklist: > https://ebird.org/checklist/S78603049 > > --Jane Patterson > Ponchatoula > > > > > >