Tuesday, June 24, 2014

OBRC report sample - another one I didn't "find"

To go along with the post from earlier, another "sample" of something I sent to the OBRC.... This time, the Pelee Scissor-tailed Flycatcher that we saw fly off the very tip!


Scissor-tailed Flycatcher

Point Pelee National Park (Tip)

May 11, 2014

While watching a light "reverse migration" at Point Pelee, Ken Berhens
yelled out this bird as it flew off the tip of Pelee. Its flight was
steady and direct - heading way out over lake erie and lost from

The bird (based on P10) appears to be a male, and showed no obvious
feather wear. I compared photos to the bird seen at Blue Heron two
days earlier, and could see no differences - although there was also
no distinctive marks to confirm this.

Description: see photo

Notes: a male Western Kingbird flew off the tip not long earlier,
spotted by Cameron Cox. The wind was light (Beaufort 0-1) and it was



I added the spotter, a brief weather note and the photo to help flesh out the record a bit. Didn't take much effort!

obrc@ofo.ca !!!

If these posts haven't convinced you, what will!? 

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