LOUISIANA BIRD RECORDS COMMITTEE

REPORT FORM

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1. English and Scientific names: Gray Kingbird Tyrannus dominicensis

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

3. Locality: Parish: ____Jefferson ________________________________________

Specific Locality: ____Grand Isle_Grilleta Tract________________

4. Date(s) when observed:4/19/2013

5. Time(s) of day when observed: 1:00 PM

6. Reporting observer and address: Eric Liffmann 1313 Chippenham Baton Rouge La. 70808

7. Other observers accompanying reporter who also identified the bird(s): Michael Seymour, Jared Wolfe

8. Other observers who independently identified the bird(s):

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

10. Optical equipment (type, power, condition): 10x Eagle Optics

11. Distance to bird(s):25 yards

12. Duration of observation: 3 different 45 second intervals

13. Habitat: Willows mixed with short scrub(cement path at beginning of Griletta)

14. Behavior of bird / circumstances of observation (flying, feeding, resting; include and stress habits used in identification; relate events surrounding observation):flycatchin, hangin w/ Eastern Kingbirds

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):Big bill relative to Eastern Kingbirds

16. Voice:

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

18. Photographs or tape recordings obtained? (by whom? attached?):Eric Liffmann

19. Previous experience with this species:Yes

20. Identification aids: (list books, illustrations, other birders, etc. used in identification):Michael Seymour first alerted us to the bird(without bins).

a. at time of observation:

b. after observation:

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

22. Are you positive of your identification if not, explain:Yes. Photograph

23. Date:__4/27/13________Time:_______

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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