LOUISIANA BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE

REPORT FORM

     This form is intended as a convenience in reporting observations of species on the Louisiana Bird Records Committee (LBRC) Review List. The LBRC recommends the use of this form or a similar format when submitting records for review (to assure that all pertinent information is accounted for). Attach additional pages as necessary. Please print or type. Attach xerox of field notes, drawings, photographs, or tape recordings, if available. Include all photos for more obscurely marked species. When completed, mail to Secretary, Louisiana Bird Records Committee, c/o Museum of Natural Science, 119 Foster Hall, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803-3216.

1. English and Scientific names: Annaís Hummingbird- Calypte anna

2. Number of individuals, sexes, ages, general plumage (e.g., 2 in alternate plumage):

One, female-type plumage

3. Locality: Parish:East Baton Rouge_________________________________________

†† Specific Locality: _Jeff Harrisís, Tulip St.

4. Date(s) when observed: 1/20/2012

5. Time(s) of day when observed: 11:00 am

6. Reporting observer and address: Kim Welsh

7. Other observers accompanying reporter who also identified the bird(s): The bird was seen on the BRAS Hummer Tour and was misidentified in the field.It was later identified by Van Remsen and Nancy Newfield via photos.

8. Other observers who independently identified the bird(s): Van Remsen, Nancy Newfield

9. Light conditions (position of bird in relation to shade and to direction and amount of light): Full sun

10. Optical equipment (type, power, condition): 200mm on Nikon D7000(300mm equivalent)

11. Distance to bird(s): 20 feet

12. Duration of observation: Fifteen seconds

13. Habitat: Urban back yard

14. Behavior of bird / circumstances of observation (flying, feeding, resting; include and stress habits used in identification; relate events surrounding observation): Feeding at feeder

15. Description (include only what was actually seen, not what "should" have been seen; include if possible: total length/relative size compared to other familiar species, body bulk, shape, proportions, bill, eye, leg, and plumage characteristics. Stress features that separate it from similar species):

16. Voice: not noted

17. Similar species (include how they were eliminated by your observation): NA

18. Photographs or tape recordings obtained? (by whom? attached?): Kim Welsh

19. Previous experience with this species: None

20. Identification aids: (list books, illustrations, other birders, etc. used in identification): Van and Nancy

a. at time of observation: NA

b. after observation: NA

21. This description is written from: _NA____ notes made during the observation (_____notes attached?);_____notes made after the observation (date:_____); _____memory.

22. Are you positive of your identification if not, explain: No, relying on identification from others

23. Date:_1/27/12_________Time:_2:25pm______